Skip to main content

West Virginia University. Department of History

 Organization

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Shetler, Curator and Historian, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 2835
Overview

Material written and collected by a former curator of the West Virginia and Regional History Collection that includes bibliographies, transcripts, photostats, papers and historical sketches on various aspects of West Virginia history. Items deal with prominent West Virginia University historians, the Civil War, early settlement, industrial growth, and West Virginia University. A number of letters and circulars discuss the West Virginia Historical Society in 1869.

Dates: ca. 1700-1965

Donovan H. Bond, Collector, Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 3486
Scope and Contents

Records regarding West Virginia University, including the Order of Vandalia, as well as general West Virginia history. These materials include minutes, correspondence, and memoranda from the Order of the Vandalia; papers written by Bond; assorted photographs; and other similar material.

Dates: 1865-1995

Dr. J.C. Easton, History Professor, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 2324
Overview Lecture notes, clippings, notes, and drafts for A History of European Civilization, Volume 1, and other miscellaneous papers of Jason C. Easton, former professor of history at West Virginia University (WVU). The collection also contains Dr. Easton's correspondence with several former students serving in the military during World War II dating from ca. 1942-1946. Other WWII items include ration books for food, gasoline, and liquor; and two unpublished sound recordings on disc of a radio...
Dates: 1860-1890, 1935-1960; Majority of material found within 1935-1960

Festus P. Summers (1895-1971), Historian, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 2208
Overview Correspondence, speeches, manuscripts, research notes, and other papers of a historian who served on the faculty of West Virginia University from 1932 to 1965 and as chairman of the history department from 1946 to 1962. Included are: his official as well as personal correspondence; notes for speeches; research notes, rough drafts and proofs for his published works on William L. Wilson and Johnson Newlon Camden; exams, outlines, and notes for classes he taught; material relating to the...
Dates: 1843-1971

James Morton Callahan, Historian, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 0839
Scope and Contents This is the second accesion of Dr. Callahan's papers and includes the correspondence of Dr. Callahan and various members of the Callahan and Fuloher families, 1869-1956; mauscripts, notes, documents and printed materials used in research, galley proofs, reprints and bibliographical lists of published writings of Dr. Callahan; class room materials, and various WVU. department reports; family diaries and genealogical information.The correspondence includes a letter from Theodore Roosevelt,...
Dates: 1864-1956

James Morton Callahan, Historian, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 1041
Scope and Contents

Letters to Callahan at West Virginia University from F.A. Updyke, French E. Chadwick, Charles G. Fenwick, Harold Temperly, and George A. Finch, regarding book reviews and Callahan's writtings.

Dates: 1908-1942

James Morton Callahan, Historian, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 1075
Scope and Contents

These papers include two typescript drafts and a carbon of Dr. Callahan's autobiography, "Evolution of a Midwestern Octogenarian -- Incidents of a Busy Life", and a typescript of "Foundations of American Northern Frontier Development".

Dates: 1950-1954

James Morton Callahan, Historian, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 1179
Scope and Contents

Typescript copy of "Foundations of American Continental Security Policy and Inter-American Relations; A Study in American Diplomacy," by James Morton Callahan.

Dates: 1950

James Morton Callahan, Historian, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 1000
Scope and Contents

Letters to Dr. Callahan, mainly from members of his family; typescripts on the history of West Virginia University; and miscellaneous research and clippings relating to his published and unpublished writings.

Dates: 1940-1956

James Morton Callahan, Historian, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M 4407
Scope and Contents

One box of 16 mm negative microfilm containing a typescript draft with editing and proofreading notes of "History of West Virginia University: Problems and Policies" by Dr. J. M. Callahan; contains 817 exposures.

Dates: ca. 1945

Additional filters:

Subject
Universities and colleges 7
West Virginia -- History 4
West Virginia University -- History 3
West Virginia University. Presidency 3
Indiana 2