Papers, 1732-1943; (bulk 1830-1910).


Papers, 1732-1943; (bulk 1830-1910).

Chiefly surveying notes and drawings, together with personal and business correspondence and papers of Van Metre, of William Ferrel (1817-1891), meteorologist, and of other members of the Van Metre and Ferrel (Ferrell) families of West Virginia. Includes weather observations, business diaries, letters relating to family matters, medical records, letters from a missionary in India, and account books.

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Ferrel, William, 1817-1891 (person)

Meteorologist, of Washington, D.C. From the description of William Ferrel papers, 1857-1899. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19647009 ...

Ferrell family. (family)

Van Metre, George W. (person)

Civil engineer, of Martinsburg, W. Va. From the description of Papers, 1732-1943; (bulk 1830-1910). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20273313 ...

Van Metre family. (family)