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West Virginia State College (Institute, W. Va.)

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Ancella Bickley, Historian, Research Papers regarding African-Americans

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 4208
Scope and Contents This collection documents the research, public service, and life of Ancella Bickley, writer, educator, speaker, and historian. Includes writings, research materials, and more, focusing on the history of African Americans in West Virginia and the black experience in West Virginia. Collected research materials are predominantly facsimiles. Printed formats include correspondence, clippings, interview transcripts, typescript writings, publications, pamphlets, ephemera, speeches, articles,...
Dates: 1775-2018 (Includes facsimiles); Majority of material found within 1970-2011

General Education Board Records

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Collection Number: A&M 3193
Overview Correspondence, reports, statistics, maps, photographs and pamphlets related to the efforts in West Virginia of the early southern program of the General Education Board (GEB). The GEB, founded by John D. Rockefeller, is one of the most significant philanthropic efforts in the history of U.S. education particularly noted for its aid to African-American schools, teachers and students. In West Virginia it aided the African-American colleges of West Virginia State, a public institution and...
Dates: 1901-1967

Gravely and Moore Studio, Photography Business in Charleston, Negatives

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Collection Number: A&M 2523
Overview Negatives and other material from the Gravely and Moore Studio of Charleston, West Virginia. The majority of items within the collection are cellulose acetate negatives; the collection also includes glass plate negatives, prints, two photograph albums, and other material, as well as a card catalog documenting business transactions with customers. The collection is organized into customer project files as established by the Studio; the contents of these files are stored in envelopes usually...
Dates: 1860s-1960s; Majority of material found within 1930-1945

James A.G. Edwards Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M 4593
Scope and Contents The James A.G. Edwards Family Papers relate to West Virginia State College, now WV State University, and the Edwards family, particularly Ernest E. Edwards, grandson of James E. Edwards. Since Ernest was a mechanical arts student at West Virginia State College (WVSC), the papers include many WVSC publications, such as class schedules, calendars, bulletins, fraternity and sorority news, and the By-Laws and Constitution for Dawson Hall, a dormitory. Also included is math and calculus homework...
Dates: 1927-1953; Majority of material found within 1927-1931

West Virginia State Board of Control, Correspondence

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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