Legal documents pertaining to Mr. Kunst's career as a lawyer in Grafton, West Virginia, comprise a major portion of this collection. Deeds, deeds of trust, mortgages, leases, and other legal papers of both a private and corporate nature are included. There are also plats and maps of property in Taylor County. Records concerning the Empress Glass Company are a part of the collection. Included in this group of papers are the minute book of stockholder's meetings, stock certificates, and legal papers.
A portion of the collection is comprised of professional and personal correspondence dating from 1902 until 1940. There are also personal papers, among which are included financial and family papers.
To view materials from this collection that are digitized and available online, search the George H. A. Kunst Papers, 1846-1940 here.
Special collections material is obtained from many sources and is intended primarily for research and educational purposes. Certain works may be protected by copyright, trademark, or related interests not governed by the department. It is up to the researcher to verify that they have permission to use these materials for publication or other activities.
Access and Use
For more information or to use any of these collections, contact:
Special Collections, Morrow Library
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
George Henry Augustus Kunst Papers, 1846-1940, Accession No. 1956/01.0008, Special Collections Department, Marshall University, Huntington, WV.