White, I. C. (Israel Charles), 1848-1927
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0110
Overview Business, political, and official correspondence of the eleventh governor, 1901-1905, of West Virginia. Owner and editor of the STATE JOURNAL, Parkersburg, 1881-1899, White was associated with many banking and manufacturing enterprises, and was tax commissioner of West Virginia in 1907 and 1908, collector of internal revenues in 1889, 1897, and 1921, and a Republican member of the legislature in 1926. Among the correspondents are G.W. Atkinson, Waitman T. Barbe, Calvin Coolidge, John J....
Collection Number: A&M.0469
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Dr. Israel C. White, 1904-1906, mainly concerning his activities as chief of the Brazilian Coal Commission; includes various coal analysis reports and a report on the fossil plant materials collection made in Brazil by Dr. White and Dr. Sexias; manuscript and typescript of "Notes of Explorations in Brazil"; and a passport issued to Dr. White signed by John Hay, 1904.
Collection Number: A&M.0797
Scope and Contents Collection includes the original geological notebook of Dr. I. C. White written in 1875, while a member of the Pennsylvania Geological Survey in Greene County, PA, and the original Geology Field Notebook kept by Dr. White during the West Virginia University spring term of 1883.
Collection Number: A&M.0710
Scope and Contents Personal and business records of Dr. Israel C. White, assistant geologist, Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 1876-1883; professor of geology West Virginia University, 1877-1892; assistant geologist, U. S. Geological Survey, 1884-1888; delegate to the International Geological Congresses, St. Petersburg, 1897-1927; and chief geologist of the Brazilian Coal Commission, 1904-1906. Included are family letters and pictures; also, diagram plans, and maps 1874-1941. Additional...
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...
Collection Number: A&M.1287
Overview A letter from I.C. White to his niece on West Virginia University letterhead stationary recommending a school of higher education for her to attend. Also includes letters from the donor and J. William Hess commenting on I.C. White and Luella White (Mrs. S.T. Campbell).
Collection Number: A&M.2986
Overview A report by Peter F. Stout, engineer and geologist, on oil-producing land near Parkersburg, West Virginia, commenting on available rail and water transportation, and production of nearby wells. The report was written to accompany a (lost) survey plat sent to the prospective buyer of the land.
Collection Number: A&M.3186
Overview Record book, photo and certificate of the West Virginia University Alpha chapter of a national honorary fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa. A chapter charter was granted only to those institutions whose standards measured up to a high scholastic ideal. The fraternity's purpose being to undertake to conserve the influences that were restored and liberated by the Renaissance, specifically those influences that refine and humanize mankind. Membership was open to those undergraduate seniors in the top...
Collection Number: A&M.3064
Overview A Morgantown based investment company that acquired and leased land in the oil and gas fields of north central West Virginia. The contents of the record book are chiefly stockholder meeting reports about audits, leases, royalties and agreements. Prominent company members named in the volume are Charles S. White, I. C. White, R. T. Cunningham, A. F. Ramsay, William S. Stevenson, T. M. Jackson, Clarence B. Dille and J. Lewis Williams. Although not the company president, I. C. White, an eminent...
Collection Number: A&M.3197
Overview Correspondence of businessman and politician Thomas Beall Davis (1828-1911), brother of Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916). Most of the letters and telegrams concern the lobbying efforts of individuals and organizations to influence Davis when he filled an unexpired term in the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress (June 6, 1905-March 3, 1907). There are many requests for appointments, discharges, and pensions. Also lobbying requests for interstate commerce requiring subsidies or...