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United States. Congress. Senate


Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur I. Boreman Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0639
Overview Personal and business papers of Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896), lawyer, U.S. senator, circuit court judge, and first governor of West Virginia. The bulk of the collection consists of papers relating to his judgeship and to the law firm of Boreman and Bullocks, Parkersburg, WV. Series include correspondence, notes on cases tried before Judge Boreman, envelope cases of material regarding legal cases in which Boreman was involved, financial material, and political and judicial printed material....
Dates: 1830-1949

Chapman Revercomb, Politician, Biography

Collection Number: A&M 3357
Scope and Contents Research papers and drafts of a biography of William Chapman Revercomb (1895-1979). Original accession includes one bound typescript of over 540 pages narrating the political career of Chapman Revercomb, authored by Stephen Jones and Ann Bradley; includes photocopies of maps (with much demographic data) and photographs. Also includes a typescript of over 350 pages of second version of this book.The addendum of 2018-03-30 includes research materials and copies of primary sources as...
Dates: ca. 1932-1990s

Davis Elkins Letter Book

Collection Number: A&M 3063

A letter book that documents daily correspondence carried out when Davis Elkins served in the U. S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of his father, Stephen Benton Elkins. The letter book contains mostly constituent requests for information about various laws and regulations, or lobbying requests on pending legislation. There are many condolences and a few personal business letters.

Dates: 1911

Frank Hereford (1825-1891) Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 1386
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Congressman and U.S. Senator, Frank Hereford. Papers deal with the machinations of the Camden-Davis ring, Hereford's election to the Senate, and West Virginia politics. Most of the letters involve the attempts of Johnson Camden and John E. Kenna to secure Hereford a seat on the Utah Commission in 1886.

Correspondents include: J. Ogden Murray, John E. Kenna, Johnson N. Camden, Lewis Baker, John Brannon, John Echds, and J. W. McCreery.

Dates: 1874-1901

Frank Hereford (1825-1891) Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 1367
Scope and Contents Hereford was a lawyer and politician and served in the House of Representatives from 1871 to 1877 when he was elected to the Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Allen T. Caperton. He served until 1881. The papers include letters of recommendation; congratulations on his election to the Senate; correspondence on West Virginia politics; an editorial letter on the "salary grab;" and letters urging Hereford to run for re-election in 1881.Correspondents include: Daniel...
Dates: 1866-1892

Harley Martin Kilgore (1893-1956), Senator, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1108
Overview Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. This collection includes typescripts, manuscripts, correspondence, and printed material. The majority of the collection pertains to domestic affairs topics, including political campaigns, the Rosier-Martin contest for the Senate in 1941, bills introduced or sponsored by Kilgore, papers dealing with his activities as juvenile judge, and papers relating to various organizations and societies. Most of these papers relate to...
Dates: 1933-1956

Harley Martin Kilgore (1893-1956), Senator, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1500
Scope and Contents Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. Contains material on the Senate Judiciary Committee and its various subcommittees including the anti-monopoly, internal security, and immigration groups. Other papers deal regard the Special Committee Investigating the National Defense Program (also known as the Truman Committee), West Virginia elections, and the National Guard. There is one box of campaign materials and various speeches.Correspondents include Bernard...
Dates: 1890, 1937-1956

Harley Martin Kilgore (1893-1956), Senator, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0967
Scope and Contents Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. Includes typescripts, correspondence, printed materials, clippings, broadsides, and a photograph. Topics include congressional bills and legislation on diverse subjects; committees with which Kilgore was involved, including the Senate Military Affairs Subcommittee on War Mobilization, the Special Committee Investigating the National Defense Program (also known as the Truman Committee), the Committee on Military Affairs, and the...
Dates: 1937-1956

Harley Martin Kilgore (1893-1956), Senator, Papers and Artifacts

Collection Number: A&M 1068

This collection contains two eagle flag staff toppers from Senator Kilgore's Washington, D.C. office, government documents, and other printed material, including National Petroleum Council reports. See Historical Note for more information on Senator Kilgore.

Dates: ca. 1940-1956

Henry Drury Hatfield (1875-1962) Papers and Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 1661
Scope and Contents Correspondence, farm records, legal and financial records, speeches, medical files, photographs, and newspaper clippings of Governor (1913-17) and United States Senator (1929-35) Henry D. Hatfield, who was also chief surgeon and founder of the Huntington Memorial Hospital.Subjects include West Virginia and national politics, 1928-35; 1944-57; National Republican Conventions of 1912, 1928, 1932, 1944, 1948, and 1952; criticism of the New Deal and the Fair Deal; the NRA; the West...
Dates: 1913-1958

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Politics and government. 32
United States -- Politics and government 21
Politicians -- United States 20
West Virginia -- Politics and government 14
Elections 11
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Politicians 9
Lawyers - letters and papers. 8
West Virginia - Politics and government. 7
United States Congressmen - West Virginia. 6
West Virginia - Governors. 6
Judges -- West Virginia 5
Coal mining. 4
New Deal, 1933-1939 4
Railroads 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 4
Account books 3
Coal mining -- Strikes 3
Hospitals and sanitariums. 3
Land. 3
Marion County (W. Va.) 3
Medicine. SEE ALSO Folk medicine. 3
Secession 3
Universities and colleges 3
West Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Women's history -- 1900-1929 3
Charleston. 2
Coal mining - Labor organization. 2
Coal mining - Medical care. 2
Coal mining - Strikes - 1912 and 1913. 2
Diaries 2
Drugs and druggists. 2
Education 2
Europe 2
Fairmont. 2
Lumber trade 2
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 2
Parkersburg (W. Va.) 2
Petroleum industry and trade 2
Physicians - letters and papers. 2
Prohibition -- United States -- History 2
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 2
Slaves and slavery. 2
Statehood politics -- West Virginia 2
Transportation 2
Unions. 2
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 2
Virginia-West Virginia debt controversy. 2
Washington (D.C.) 2
West Virginia - Politics and government - 1861-1865. 2
Women's history -- 1800-1849 2
Women's history -- 1850-1899 2
Women's history -- 1929-1950 2
World War, 1939-1945 2
Agriculture 1
Alien Property Custodian. 1
American ginseng 1
Anthony, Susan B. Amendment (19th Amendment) -- Women's suffrage 1
Army-McCarthy Controversy, 1954 1
Baltimore (Md.) 1
Beckley (W. Va.) 1
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 1
Blankenship vs. Boyle. 1
Camden-Davis ring 1
Camp of Instruction (Richmond, Va.) 1
Charleston Gazette 1
Church buildings 1
Churches -- Methodist 1
Churches -- Roman Catholic 1
Churches -- Roman Catholic, American missions 1
Cincinnati (Ohio) 1
Civil War - Richmond, Virginia. 1
Civil War -- Camps and camp life 1
Coal miners 1
Coal mines and mining 1
Coal mining - March on Mingo and Logan. 1
Coal mining - coal companies. 1
Coal mining - coal operators associations. 1
Confederate States of America - secession crisis. 1
Debts, Public -- Virginia 1
Debts, Public -- West Virginia 1
Democratic National Convention 1
Dental care 1
Dentists 1
Detroit (Mich.) 1
Draft resisters -- World War, 1914-1918 1
Economics 1
Editors - letters and papers. 1
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 1
Elkins (W. Va.) 1
England 1
Farms and farming. 1
Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act 1969. 1
Flags 1
France 1
Frontier and pioneer life 1
Fur trade 1
General stores 1
Guffey Coal Act. 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) -- History -- John Brown's Raid, 1859 1
Health services. 1
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