Researching At The WV State Archives In Charleston

The West Virginia State Archives now has its own website where you can find information about holdings that are available, directions, hours, etc... for the entire state.  I have pulled some of the relevant information for Raleigh County and listed it here.  You are encouraged to visit their site for more detailed information or for listings for other counties.


Archives and History Library
The Cultural Center: 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, E.
Charleston, WV 25305-0300

Please read the Services page to find out exactly how to request information and what the current prices for research are.

Raleigh County Court Records Available:

Records filmed at Virginia State Library: shelved on 4th floor as Mi 42-8.8 (Parts torn and

Special Collections Relevant To Raleigh County:

          Papers, most relating to Henderson, Massey and Wilson family members. Includes
          correspondence, receipts and legal documents. Most materials deal with Catherine
          Henderson and Edward Henderson.
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