Guide to the Nicholas County, West Virginia, Map of Tract of Land between Elk and Gauley Rivers, 1849

Summary Information

Title: Nicholas County, West Virginia, Map of Tract of Land between Elk and Gauley Rivers, 1849
Collection: AC.1056
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 envelope)
Abstract:

This one-item collection consists of one map of a tract of land lying between the Elk and Gauley Rivers in Nicholas County, West Virginia. It was surveyed for a court case in 1849. It is badly torn, very delicate.

Creator: Unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

Nicholas County is a county in West Virginia, founded in 1818, and named after Governor Wilson Nicholas. The Gauley River is a river that runs through the Gauley River National Recreation Area. It is a very popular whitewater run. The Elk River is a river that runs into the Kanawha River, the largest inland waterway in West Virginia.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one folded map.

Arrangement

This is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This was purchased from L&T Respess, accession number AC.2014.053 in 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by by Anita Elliott, July 2015.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC:1056: Nicholas County, West Virginia, Map of Tract of Land between Elk and Gauley Rivers, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina USA.