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Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

George Seldon Wallace (1871-1963) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1710
Overview Papers of a Huntington attorney, member of the West Virginia National Guard, 1909-1916, employee of the C&O Railway Company, president of the Union Bank and Trust Company of Huntington, president of the Ben Lomond Company, president of the Blackberry, Kentucky and West Virginia Coal and Coke Company, attorney for Central City, prosecuting attorney of Cabell County, 1905-1908, chairman of a county Democratic committee, and delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 1912. Wallace...
Dates: 1898-1963

Herman Guy Kump (1877-1962), Lawyer and Politician, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1609
Scope and Contents Correspondence, legal papers, speeches, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a Randolph County prosecuting attorney, mayor of Elkins, judge of the Twenty-second Judicial Circuit, Democratic politician, and state governor, 1933-1937.Subjects include John T. McGraw's senate contest, 1911; Canadian Reciprocity Agreement, 1911; women suffrage; State Prohibition Amendment, 1911-1912; VIRGINIA v. WEST VIRGINIA; Joseph Brown lynch case; New Deal operations and agencies in the...
Dates: 1883-1960

Jim Comstock, Newspaper Editor and Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2600
Overview Papers of James ("Jim") Franklin Comstock of Richwood, West Virginia, whose position as editor of the West Virginia Hillbilly and avocation as collector and advocate of all things West Virginia led to the preservation of much of the state's physical, visual, and textual history. The collection includes materials Comstock collected about West Virginia history as well as his own personal and professional papers. Materials include: general series of...
Dates: 1650-1671, 1717-2003, undated; Majority of material found within ca. 1850-1995

West Virginia University, Honorary Degrees, Lists

Collection Number: A&M 2583

Two lists, alphabetical and chronological, of honorary degree recipients of West Virginia University. Recipients include Newton D. Baker, Waitman Barbe, Michael Benedum, Luis Borges, Pearl Buck, Robert C. Byrd, Henry S. Commager, Roy Bird Cook, Earl Core, John J. Cornwell, Marmaduke Dent, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Henry D. Hatfield, John L. Lewis, J.A. McBride, Jennings Randolph, Sam Rayburn, Harold E. Stassen, Cyrus Vance, I.C. White, and Charles Yeager.

Dates: 1873-1988

William Edwin Chilton (1858-1939) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1652
Scope and Content Papers of William Edwin Chilton (1858-1939), a lawyer, Democratic politician, publisher of the Charleston Gazette, and U.S. Senator (1911-1917); also includes correspondence of his son William E. Chilton, Jr., editor of the Gazette. The Chiltons were a prominent Charleston family who were long-time owners of the Gazette. There are series of correspondence, legal papers, speeches and writings, and other...
Dates: 1917, 1928-1939

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Lawyers - letters and papers. 3
Politics and government. 3
Banks and banking 2
Elections 2
New Deal, 1933-1939 2
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Women's history -- 1900-1929 2
Women's history -- 1929-1950 2
Banks - Union Bank and Trust Company. 1
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 1
Cabell County (W. Va.) 1
Canadian Reciprocity Agreement 1
Charleston Gazette 1
Charleston. 1
Coal mining - coal operators associations. 1
Coal mining -- Strikes 1
Coal mining. 1
Court records 1
Depression. 1
Diaries and journals. 1
Editors - letters and papers. 1
Election of 1912. 1
Epidemics 1
Fairmont (W. Va.) 1
France 1
Genealogy 1
General stores 1
Glass manufacture 1
Huntington. 1
Judges - letters and papers. 1
Kentucky - coal lands. 1
London Naval Conference 1
Marshall County (W. Va.) 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 1
New River coalfields. 1
Newspapers. 1
Pennsylvania 1
Pocahontas Mines 2. 1
Pocahontas Mines 6. 1
Political campaigns 1
Politicians -- United States 1
Prohibition -- United States -- History 1
Propaganda, Soviet 1
Railroads - Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. 1
Randolph County (W. Va.) 1
Rayburn, Sam - Speech. 1
Spanish-American War, 1898 1
Transportation 1
United States - Federal Reserve Act. 1
United States -- Politics and government 1
West Virginia - Five Year Plan. 1
West Virginia - Governors. 1
West Virginia - Politics and government. 1
West Virginia - Prohibition Amendment. 1
West Virginia - coal lands. 1
Wheeling (W. Va.) 1
Whiskey decanters 1
Women -- Suffrage 1
Women -- United States -- History 1
Women's history -- 1850-1899 1
Women's history -- 1951-present 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
World war, 1939-1945 -- Letters 1
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