Lewis, Virgil Anson, 1848-1912
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0086
Overview Papers of a Grafton attorney who was a lawyer for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and prosecuting attorney of Taylor County, West Virginia, assistant to Governor J.B. Jackson, collector of internal revenue for West Virginia, and a member of the Democratic National Committee. There are case papers and letters pertaining to McGraw's law practice; records relating to the purchase, sale, and development of timber, coal, and oil lands; and records of his directorships in the Grafton and Greenbrier...
Dates: 1842-1927, 1948
Collection Number: A&M.2873
Overview The scrapbook was kept by Roy H. Keadle (1890-1961), eldest son of N.S. Keadle (1860-1935), first sheriff of Mingo County. Included are: several printed programs and invitations for functions in Williamson, West Virginia; one letter from Virgil A. Lewis, West Virginia State Historian; and a printed "Official Vote of Mingo County" for an election on 3 November 1909. Scrapbook contains photographs, postcards, calling cards, entertainment programs and news clippings. Included are: news clippings...
Dates: ca. 1891-1896, 1900-1938
Collection Number: A&M.1507
Overview Published and unpublished manuscripts, correspondence, and speeches of Virgil A. Lewis (1848-1912), the first state historian and archivist and a former state superintendent of schools. Subjects include the exploration, Indian wars, and settlement of Western Virginia; the Tory insurrection in the Valley of Lost River, 1781; the West Virginia new state movement; Masonry in West Virginia; Andrew S. Rowan; and various West Virginia authors. Correspondents include: George W. Atkinson, Waitman...
Collection Number: A&M.0006
Scope and Contents Papers documenting the governorship of William E. Glasscock (1862-1925), who served West Virginia in the period 1909-1913. These papers include general correspondence, telegrams, photographs, newspaper clippings regarding strikes, and pamphlets, among other material.General correspondence includes many letters touching a variety of phases of the industrial disturbances in the mining regions of the Great Kanawha Valley in 1912-1913, commonly known as the Cabin Creek--Paint Creek...