Elkins, Davis, 1876-1959
Found in 7 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.1674
Overview Military records, business papers, and correspondence of a brigadier general, Kingwood attorney, state legislator, secretary of the West Virginia Horticultural Society, state adjutant general, and state Selective Service director. Other papers include a letter book, West Virginia National Guard, 1903-1907; state Selective Service memoranda, 1940-1947; and a "Historical Record of Selective Service in West Virginia." Other subjects include the Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad, Pierce's coal...
Dates: ca. 1840-1955
Collection Number: A&M.3063
Overview A letter book that documents daily correspondence carried out when Davis Elkins served in the U. S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of his father, Stephen Benton Elkins. The letter book contains mostly constituent requests for information about various laws and regulations, or lobbying requests on pending legislation. There are many condolences and a few personal business letters.
Collection Number: A&M.0965
Scope and Contents Additional papers of Ira E. Robinson, including ts. and photostat copies of papers concerning the Revolutionary War service of Col. John Gibson and Col. Archibald Lochry; a tls. From J. Wm. DeGrange with accompanying articles on army activities in the vicinity of Philippi, W. Va. during the Civil War; and a clipping and reprint of articles by I. E. Robinson. There are, also, facsimilies of ms. letters and poems by James Whitcomb Riley; tls written by Edmond Eitel for Mrs. Riley to Mr. Robinson;...
Dates: 1818-1822; 1875-1930
Collection Number: A&M.2818
Overview Buttons, pins, and stickers for West Virginia political campaigns, including Gubernatorial and Senatorial races. Politicians represented include William Barron, Robert Byrd, Darrell McGraw, Mollohan, Arch Moore, Okey Patteson, Charlotte Pritt, Jennings Randolph, Jay Rockefeller, Jim Spouse, and Cecil Underwood.
Collection Number: A&M.0468
Overview Company enrollment book kept by Ephraim Franklin Morgan, later a governor of WV. Morgan was the company sergeant in charge of its clerical affairs as a quartermaster. The book records name, rank, date of discharge, any fines imposed, and leaves of absence. One of the other prominent members of the company was Davis Elkins, later a U.S. Senator from West Virginia.
Collection Number: A&M.0006
Scope and Contents Papers documenting the governorship of William E. Glasscock (1862-1925), who served West Virginia in the period 1909-1913. These papers include series of general correspondence, subject files, newspaper clippings, and pamphlets. General correspondence includes many letters regarding employee unrest in the mining regions of the Great Kanawha Valley in 1912-1913, commonly known as the Cabin Creek-Paint Creek strike. Subject files include telegrams, photographs, etc. Newspaper...