Calvin Price Papers


Calvin Price Papers


Calvin W. Price, Editor of The Pocahontas Times until his death in 1957, was one of the most widely read and published country editors in America. His collection of papers includes letters, family histories, church documents, Civil War material and newspaper clippings.

Collection Items

1851 Receipt of Tax Payment from James R. Poage
Tax Payment Receipt, from Mr. James R. Poage to the Sheriff of Pocahontas County. Total of $3.71 for County Levy, Parish Levy, 5 horses, 1 clock and 90 acres. Signed by J. Kennison, Deputy Sheriff for Isaac Moore, Sheriff

1861 Civil War Muster Roll of The Pocahontas Rescues
Muster Roll of "The Pocahontas Rescues" mustered into service May 18, 1861. Handwritten list of Commanders and Privates. 2 pages.

Letter Written by James A. Price in 1855 at Marlin's Bottom
Handwritten letter dated Dec 29, 1855 from Marlin's Bottom (now Marlinton, W.Va.) signed by James A. Price, Past Master

Letter Written by W. Va. Delegate N. T. Downs returning James A. Price Letter in 1944
Handwritten letter dated March 27, 1944 from N. T. Downs of Mill Creek, W.Va.. Member of West Virginia House of Delegates. Letter was attached to 1855 James A. Price letter, which was being returned to Calvin W. Price.
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