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Bryan, William Jennings, 1860-1925


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Beatrice H. Cooper, Correspondence regarding Matthew M. Cooper

Collection Number: A&M 0917

Letters to Walter Stuart, editor of the West Union RECORD, West Union, from Mrs. Beatrice H. Cooper, Sanoma, West Virginia, regarding the life of her husband, Colonel Matthew M. Cooper (d. 1900), a newspaper editor and politician. Mention is made of William Jennings Bryan in West Virginia and the newspaper, THE CRISIS.

Dates: 1934-1935

Charles W. Osenton (b.1865) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1215
Overview Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other papers, of a state senate minority leader, 1899-1901, prominent Fayette County lawyer, and Democratic committeeman. Subjects include Osenton's early life; his law training at Georgetown University; his election to the state senate as a "silver" Democrat; William Jennings Bryan's tour of West Virginia, 1908; the presidential election of 1908; and Champ Clark's battle for the Democratic nomination, 1912. The papers also include a collection of...
Dates: ca. 1847-1920

Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0013
Scope and Contents Correspondence and business papers of Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916), a successful businessman and politician from West Virginia. He was the Democratic Party's nominee for Vice President of the United States in 1904. The collection largely documents his business and political career, although there are personal papers in the collection as well. His business interests were largely concerned with coal mining, timber, and railroads. Types of documents include letters, reports, account...
Dates: 1799-1919

Robert C. Spangler (1892-1974) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2346

Correspondence, research notes, photographs, and other papers of a former Professor of Biology at West Virginia University (1914-1955). Includes some materials relating to Spangler's theory of sex determination and his famous debate in 1922 with William Jennings Bryan regarding the theory of evolution. Bryan had offered a $100.00 prize to any professor who could reconcile evolution with the Bible and Spangler took up the challenge.

Dates: 1912-1964

Walter Stuart Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0910
Scope and Contents

Correspondence received by Mr. Stuart as editor of the West Union Record, West Union, including letters from John W. Davis, Douglas S. Freeman, Pearl S. Buck, Allen Nevins, William Jennings Bryan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, W. E. Chilton, Louis Johnson, Rush D. Holt, James A. Farley, John J. Cornwell, H. G. Kump, Homer A. Holt, and others.

Dates: 1910-1949

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Elections 2
West Union Record 2
Banks and banking 1
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