Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1893-1950
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1661
Scope and Contents Correspondence, farm records, legal and financial records, speeches, medical files, photographs, and newspaper clippings of Governor (1913-17) and United States Senator (1929-35) Henry D. Hatfield, who was also chief surgeon and founder of the Huntington Memorial Hospital.Subjects include West Virginia and national politics, 1928-35; 1944-57; National Republican Conventions of 1912, 1928, 1932, 1944, 1948, and 1952; criticism of the New Deal and the Fair Deal; the NRA; the West...
Collection Number: A&M.3020
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks, correspondence, business papers, and memorabilia of a prominent Charleston family that were long time owners of the Charleston Gazette. There are papers of W. E. Chilton, Sr., and for his son and grandson, W. E. Chilton, Jr. and W. E. Chilton, III. The papers of Chilton senior include some correspondence, but mostly land papers documenting the coal mining district in Webster and Braxton Counties. There are also scrapbooks, and contracts pertaining to the family newspaper business;...
Collection Number: A&M.1652
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, and speeches of a lawyer, Democratic politician, publisher of the CHARLESTON GAZETTE, and U.S. Senator (1911-1917); and correspondence of his son, William E. Chilton, Jr. editor of the GAZETTE. A wide range of topics are discussed: state and national Democratic politics during the 1930s; family affairs; and the senator's business interests in West Virginia and Kentucky coal lands, including the Kanawha Coal Operators Association. Subjects covered include: coal...
Dates: 1917, 1928-1939