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Callahan, James Morton, 1864-1956


Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Shetler, Curator and Historian, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2835

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

Edward E. Meredith Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1814
Overview Clippings, letters, broadsides, and articles written or collected by E.E. Meredith, author of the newspaper column, "Do You Remember," which appeared in the Fairmont TIMES-WEST VIRGINIAN. There are: copies of theatre programs, 1917-1919; electoral tickets, 1860, 1864; a proclamation by George B. McClellan, commanding the Department of the Ohio, 1861; and an open letter, "Monongahela River Bridge Underwriting Syndicate Managers," concerning the construction of the million-dollar bridge in...
Dates: 1817-1954

Emma Wickes Graham Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 2468
Overview In 1931 Graham compiled this scrapbook as a class project at East Fairmont High School. Includes ten letters from West Virginia authors which narrate experiences in their lives. Correspondents are: Robert A. Armstrong, J.M. Callahan, John Harrington Cox, J. Frank Marsh, Elizabeth Davis Richards, Frank S. Townsend, Ella May Turner, Grace Yoke White, and Bettie Bush Winter. Also includes original copy of sheet music for the song "Farewell W.V.U. Farewell" with autographed photograph of...
Dates: 1931

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

James Morton Callahan, Historian, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0115
Scope and Contents Another manuscript given by Dr. Callahan is his "History of the Christian Church in Western Europe." The title is self-explanatory. The work demonstrates the result of careful research.5 boxes contain notes, letters and documents gathered from the time Dr.Callahan was a student at the Johns Hopkins University until the year of his retirement from West Virginia University. This work pertains to the development of these in American History, chiefly in the field of diplomacy;...
Dates: 1900-1947

James Morton Callahan, Historian, Papers

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 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 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 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 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

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
West Virginia University. Presidency 3
Authors -- Letters and papers 2
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Coal mining. 2
Elections 2
Genealogy 2
Indiana 2
West Virginia University -- History 2
Women's history -- 1850-1899 2
Women's history -- 1900-1929 2
Women's history -- 1929-1950 2
Women's history -- 1951-present 2
Account books 1
American Continental Security Policy 1
American diplomacy 1
American northern frontier 1
Augusta County (Va.) 1
Authors, American -- Appalachian Region 1
Authors, American -- West Virginia 1
Banks - Union Bank and Trust Company. 1
Bridges 1
Broadsides. 1
Buffalo (Putnam County, W. Va.) 1
Builders and contractors. 1
Cabell County (W. Va.) 1
Christian Church -- Western Europe 1
Civil War - OH 32nd. Inf. , Co. A. 1
Coal industry. 1
Coal mining -- Strikes 1
Court records 1
Covered bridges 1
Depression. 1
Diaries and journals. 1
Education 1
Election of 1860. 1
Election of 1864. 1
Election of 1912. 1
Epidemics 1
Fairmont. 1
Farms and farming. 1
France 1
Frontier and pioneer life 1
Huntington. 1
Iron furnaces and iron industry. 1
Lawyers - letters and papers. 1
Marion County (W. Va.) 1
Midwestern octogenarians 1
Mining. SEE ALSO Coal mining. 1
Politics and government. 1
Railroads - Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. 1
Railroads - Grafton and Greenbrier Railroad. 1
Rivers and river valleys. 1
Salt industry - Kanawha County. 1
Salt industry and trade - West Virginia. 1
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 1
Scrapbooks 1
Spanish-American War, 1898 1
Taxation 1
Teachers 1
Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 1
West Virginia -- History 1
West Virginia University - Fi Batar Capper. 1
Wheeling (W. Va.) 1
Women 1
Women's history -- 1800-1849 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Army Special Training Program 1
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