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Bethany College (Bethany, W. Va.)


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Campbell (1788-1866) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0341
Scope and Contents The last will and testament of Alexander Campbell, leaving his estate to his children and grandchildren with the stipulation that each contribute a specific amount to Bethany College.

Alfred T. Pope, Bethany College Student, Autograph Book

Collection Number: A&M.1004
Overview The autograph book of Alfred T. Pope, a student at Bethany College, containing the autographs of sixty-three Bethany College students from Virginia, Louisiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama, N. Carolina, Tennessee, Rhode Island, Georgia, and Mexico, also autograph of A Campbell.

Cloyd Goodnight, Biography of Robert Richardson (1806-1876), Manuscript

Collection Number: A&M.1247
Overview Biography by Cloyd Goodnight of Robert Richardson, a Disciples of Christ minister, educator, writer, physician, agriculturalist, and member of the Bethany College faculty. The manuscript contains long extracts from Richardson's correspondence and daybook. Correspondence and daybook.

General Education Board Records

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 Storer,...

Jessie Campbell Nave Diaries

Collection Number: A&M.3500
Overview Two diaries (1891-1892) authored by Jessie Campbell Nave (born 1867, died 1932 as Jessie Hill), the great niece of Alexander Campbell, a leader in the Protestant religious movement known as the "Disciples of Christ" and founder and first President of Bethany College. Jessie's father, Archibald W. Campbell, whose activities are documented in the diaries, was the editor of the "Wheeling Intelligencer." These diaries document her experiences as a married upper-class late 19th century West Virginia...

William B. Curtis (1821-1891) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1591
Overview Papers of a brigadier general of the Twelfth West Virginia Volunteer Infantry and his family from West Liberty include correspondence, business and legal papers, military and veterans' records, photographs, clippings, and account books. Includes papers of West Liberty Post 78, Department of West Virginia G.A.R.; records and photographs of the Twelfth West Virginia Infantry Regiment; photographs, clippings and published and unpublished material pertaining to the town of West Liberty and the...