Camden, Johnson Newlon (1828-1908). Papers 1845-1908
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Title: Camden, Johnson Newlon (1828-1908). Papers
Creator: Camden, Johnson Newlon (1828-1908)
Inclusive dates: 1845-1908

Extent: 52 ft. 7 in. (95 document cases, 5 in. each); (48 small flat storage boxes, 3 in. each); (4 large flat storage boxes, 3 in. each)
Abstract:
Correspondence, maps, business records and other papers of a U.S. Senator, Democratic politician, and promoter of the oil industry, railroads, and coal and timber resources of West Virginia. The papers regard Camden's purchase of land in the 1850s; his activities in oil production and refining, 1860-1875; his presidency of the Camden Consolidated Oil Company and the Baltimore United Oil Company; the affairs of the Stewart Brick Company of Parkersburg; the Virginia debt controversy; and his development of railroads, including the Ohio River Railroad, the West Virginia and Pittsburgh Railroad, and Monongahela River Railroad, 1879-1892. See the "Scope and Content Note" for more information.

Call number: A&M No.: 7
Language: The materials are in English
Repository: West Virginia & Regional History Collection