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Found in 193 Collections and/or Records:

USS West Virginia Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2026
Scope and Contents

One folder of letters, photographs, and newspaper clippings relating to the arrangements to bring the mast of the USS West Virginia to the WVU Campus

Dates: 1963

USS West Virginia Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2005
Scope and Contents Materials concerning the dedication of the bell of the armored cruiser U.S.S. West Virginia, December 7, 1967. Items include program, invitation, diagram of proceedings, and newspaper clippings of dedication. Second accession: Mimeographed copy of essay about dedication. 1968 Oct 31: Xerox copy of 1 loose-leaf notebook containing the material created for the dedication services of the bell from the armored cruiser USS West Virginia. The project was initiated by WVU's...
Dates: 1967-1988

USS West Virginia, Records Regarding Bell, Clapper, and Mast

Collection Number: A&M 3559
Overview Records regarding the mast, bell, and clapper of the USS West Virginia, from both the World War I armored cruiser put into service in 1903, and the World War II battleship of the same name. Includes correspondence, receipts, loan forms, incident and damage reports, memoranda, newspaper articles (copied and original), and a magazine article regarding West Virginia University's possession of the bell and clapper from the cruiser and the mast from the battleship. This collection details the...
Dates: 1967-2002; Majority of material found in 1982-1991

Vaughn L. Kiger, Collector, Historical Photographs and Records regarding Morgantown

Collection Number: A&M 3950
Overview Historical and contemporary photographs and records collected by Vaughn L. Kiger, resident of Morgantown. The bulk of the collection pertains to Morgantown, West Virginia and the surrounding area. Includes correspondence, photographs, clippings, ephemera, printed material, artifacts, scrapbooks, artwork, architectural drawings, maps, broadsides, and other materials. Subjects include the history of businesses and individuals in Morgantown and the surrounding area, including the Lemley, Ley,...
Dates: 1784-ca. 2010s; Majority of material found within ca. 1880s-2010

Vaughn L. Kiger, Collector, Papers of Hale J. Posten, Law Professor

Collection Number: A&M 3922
Scope and Contents Personal papers of Hale J. Posten (1904-1983), of Morgantown, West Virginia. Posten graduated from West Virginia University, A.B. (1924) and L.L.B. (1926), and married Mary Eleanor Dill in 1936. He worked as a lawyer, served in the Air Force during World War II, and was president of WVU's Alumni Association from 1968-1969. He was released from active duty as a Lieutenant Commander in 1945. Collection includes photographs, correspondence, clippings, writings, and printed material. Subjects of...
Dates: 1905-1979 and undated

West Virginia Forward Summary and Other Documents

Collection Number: A&M 5237
Scope and Contents

PDF document of the "West Virginia Forward" summary findings, as well as seven other PDFs of explanatory materials associated with the project and webpages from "West Virginia Forward" is a collaborative project involving state government with the goal of identifying short-term, larger-scale projects that will boost West Virginia’s economic development efforts.

Dates: 2017

West Virginia Historical Society Records

Collection Number: A&M 0447

Correspondence and other materials, including notices of, and resolutions adopted at, the founders meeting at Morgantown, 30 September 1869.

Dates: 1869-1881

West Virginia State Board of Control, Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 1976
Overview Correspondence of the West Virginia State Board of Control, which was responsible for all state correctional institutions, educational institutions, and hospitals from 1909 to 1949. Individuals serving on the three-man board at various times were John S. Lakin, J.W. Barnes, J.A. Chambers, J.S. Darst, Edgar B. Stewart, J.Z. Terrell, W.R. Thurmond, John B. White, and F.W. McCullough. State institutions covered in the correspondence are Bluefield State College; Berkeley Springs Sanitarium;...
Dates: 1909-1949

West Virginia State Buildings Records

Collection Number: A&M 0711

Blueprints, correspondence, contractors' accounts, photographs, and other papers for buildings at West Virginia University, Marshall College, Glenville State Normal School, West Liberty State Normal School, New River State School, and other institutions.

Dates: 1912, 1926-1931

West Virginia University, 100th Commencement, Sound Recordings

Collection Number: A&M 2094

Collection contains: Three 7" tapes of sound recordings of WVU's 100th commencement, May 18, 1969. Participants include: Joseph Gluck, Governor Arch A. Moore, Jr., WVU's President James G. Harlow, Arts and Sciences Dean Carl M. Frasure, Gertrude Humphreys, Dennis Lee McElroy, Karl Douglas Bowers, and Cyrus Vance.

Dates: 1969

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Morgantown (W. Va.) 26
Universities and colleges 26
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 13
Politics and government. 11
West Virginia University -- Students 11
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Genealogy 10
World War, 1939-1945 9
World War, 1914-1918 8
Diaries and journals. 7
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 7
Land. 7
Marion County (W. Va.) 7
Railroads 7
Account books 6
Elections 6
Lawyers - letters and papers. 6
Coal mining. 5
Education 5
Academies (Private schools) 4
Botany 4
Lumber trade 4
Monroe County (W. Va.) 4
Transportation 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 4
West Virginia -- History 4
Women's schools. 4
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 3
Agriculture 3
Broadsides. 3
Churches -- Methodist 3
Fairmont. 3
Harrison County (W. Va.) 3
Immigration. 3
Indians of North America 3
Pennsylvania 3
Petroleum industry and trade 3
Preston County (W. Va.) 3
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 3
Revolutionary War. 3
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 3
Spanish-American War, 1898 3
Steamboats 3
Taxation 3
Travel accounts. 3
USS West Virginia. 3
Washington (D.C.) 3
West Virginia - Governors. 3
West Virginia University - athletics. 3
West Virginia University -- History 3
West Virginia University. Presidency 3
Women's history -- 1850-1899 3
Biology 2
Botany -- West Virginia 2
Botany and botanists. 2
Builders and contractors. 2
Canals 2
Cheat River (W. Va. and Pa.) 2
Civil War - veterans - Confederate. 2
Civil War -- Confederate Army 2
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 2
Coal mines and mining 2
Coal mining - coal companies. 2
Democratic National Convention of 1928. 2
Engineering 2
Estate settlements. 2
Europe 2
Fairmont (W. Va.) 2
Farms and farming. 2
Fayette County (Pa.) 2
Frontier and pioneer life 2
General stores 2
Geology 2
Grafton. 2
Indiana 2
Judges - letters and papers. 2
Keeneys Creek, W.Va. 2
Maps. 2
Mills and mill-work 2
Politicians -- United States 2
Railroads - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. 2
Schools 2
Scrapbooks 2
Slavery 2
Slaves and slavery. 2
Surveyors and surveying. 2
Taylor County (W. Va.) 2
Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 2
Union (W. Va.) 2
United States -- Politics and government 2
United States Congressmen - West Virginia. 2
United States Navy - USS WEST VIRGINIA. 2
West Virginia -- Centennial celebrations, etc. 2
West Virginia -- Capital and capitol 2
West Virginia -- Economic conditions 2
West Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
West Virginia -- Politics and government 2
West Virginia University - Publications. 2
West Virginia University - building plans. 2
West Virginia University - buildings - Colson Hall. 2
West Virginia University - buildings - Martin Hall. 2
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