Robinson Family Manuscripts, 1847-1883 A&M.2662

Robinson Family Manuscripts, 1847-1883 A&M.2662


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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.2662
Title
Robinson Family Manuscripts1847-1883
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/340
Quantity
0.75 Linear Feet, Summary: 9 in. (1 document case, 5 in.; 1 document case, 2 1/2 in.; 1 flat storage box, 1 1/2 in.)
Creator
Robinson family
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
English
Abstract
Most of the letters are to Helen M. Robinson of Fetterman, Taylor County, West Virginia, from relatives and friends. Subjects discussed include housekeeping, fashions, farming, schools, religion, and the Civil War from both the Confederate and Union perspectives. There are frequent, specific references to the political and military state-of-affairs in the upper Ohio Valley region.

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Preferred Citation

A&M 2662, Robinson Family Manuscripts, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Related Material

See A&M 4460 for transcriptions.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Baltimore Infirmary -- Baltimore (Md.)
  • Batesville (Va.)
  • Civil War - Songs and poems.
  • Civil War - Union soldiers.
  • Civil War - Union sympathizers.
  • Civil War - Virginia 25th Cavalry.
  • Civil War - Virginia 26th Cavalry.
  • Civil War - Virginia 40th Cavalry Battalion.
  • Civil War - troop movements.
  • Civil War -- letters
  • Civil War -- Camps and camp life
  • Civil War -- Confederate soldiers
  • Civil War -- Confederate sympathizers
  • Civil War -- Description
  • Civil War -- Forts
  • Education
  • Farms and farming.
  • Fetterman (W. Va.)
  • Frankfort (Mineral County, W. Va.)
  • Grafton.
  • Granville (W. Va.)
  • Hospitals and hospital records.
  • Ison, Willey Owens.
  • Kingwood (W. Va.)
  • Land - Civil War disruptions.
  • Martinsburg (W. Va.)
  • McGuires Tunnel.
  • Medicine
  • Morgantown Female Collegiate Institute
  • Moundsville (W. Va.)
  • New Milton (W. Va.)
  • Ohio River Salt Company (Middleport, Oh.)
  • Ohio River Valley
  • Ohio River Valley Railroad Company
  • Parkersburg (W. Va.)
  • Patterson's Creek (W. Va.)
  • Poetry.
  • Politics and government.
  • Preachers.
  • Religion. SEE ALSO Churches.
  • Rivers and river valleys.
  • Robinson family
  • Robinson, Eleanor.
  • Robinson, Hannah P.
  • Robinson, Helen M.
  • Robinson, James M.
  • Robinson, John A.
  • Robinson, William Johnson.
  • Schools. SEE ALSO Academies
  • Slaves and slavery.
  • Taylor County (W. Va.)
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons
  • Wheeling (W. Va.)
  • Women
  • Women -- Roles in society
  • Women's letters and papers.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Batesville (Va.)
  • Fetterman (W. Va.)
  • Frankfort (Mineral County, W. Va.)
  • Grafton.
  • Granville (W. Va.)
  • Kingwood (W. Va.)
  • Martinsburg (W. Va.)
  • Moundsville (W. Va.)
  • New Milton (W. Va.)
  • Ohio River Valley
  • Parkersburg (W. Va.)
  • Patterson's Creek (W. Va.)
  • Taylor County (W. Va.)
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons
  • Wheeling (W. Va.)