Category Archives: Books

Allegheny Frontier, The

Open Text Document (2000 KB) Open Original Scanned Document (31 MB) Title The Allegheny Frontier Subtitle West Virginia beginnings, 1730-1830 Author Otis K. Rice Publication Information Lexington, KY University Press of Kentucky 1970 Availability This work is believed to be in the public domain with no known restrictions on access and use. Item Type Historical […]

Study of Surface Coal Mining in West Virginia

Open Text Document (960 KB) Open Original Scanned Document (53 MB) Title Study of Surface Coal Mining in West Virginia Subtitle Prepared for West Virginia Legislature Joint Committee on Government and Finance Author Stanford Research Institute Publication Information Distributed by the National Technical Information Service U. S. Department of Commerce 1972 Availability This work is […]

Stephen Chester Shaw

Open Text Document (22 KB) Open Original Scanned Document (1 MB) Title Stephen Chester Shaw Subtitle Founder of Leafy Glen : Leafy Glen one of first homes of Parkersburg to be designated by name Author Minnie Kendall Lowther Publication Information Parkersburg, WV Reprinted from The Parkersburg News 1939 Note Presented by the Wood County Historical […]

Sixty Years of the Great Kanawha and Other Rivers

Open Text Document (567 KB) Open Original Scanned Document (121 MB) Title Sixty Years of the Great Kanawha and Other Rivers Subtitle The Life of Captain Harry White Author Written and edited by Jim Comstock. Publication Information Richwood, WV West Virginia Hillbilly 1980 Note With photographs and memorabilia from his private collection Availability This work […]

Short History of Ohio Land Grants, A

Open Text Document (196 KB) Open Original Scanned Document (9 MB) Title A Short History of Ohio Land Grants Author James A. Rhodes Auditor of State Publication Information Columbus, OH 195-? Note Prepared for the schools of Ohio Availability This work is believed to be in the public domain with no known restrictions on access […]

Rural Mail Directory 1916

Open Text Document (158 KB) Open Original Scanned Document (9 MB) Title Rural Mail Directory 1916 Author Not identified Publication Information Parkersburg, WV Globe Printing & Binding 1916 Availability This work is believed to be in the public domain with no known restrictions on access and use. Item Type Historical book Identifier PWCPL Call Number […]