Rockefeller, John D., IV (John Davison), 1937-
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0236
Overview Invitation to the inauguration and inaugural ball of Governor Rockefeller, Jan. 17, 1977. Includes one invitation to swearing-in ceremonies for judges and other elected state officials and a printed card for ordering tickers to the inaugural ball.
Collection Number: A&M.3774
Overview Three congratulatory messages to Senator Jennings for his work on the Randolph-Shepphard Act which enabled employment assistance for blind citizens within government institutions. They were sent on occasion of a Lions Club dinner in his honor in Elkins, West Virginia. Includes letter from Senator Robert C. Byrd, telegram from Senator Jay Rockefeller, and telephone message from Congressman Harley Staggers.
Collection Number: A&M.2515
Overview Department of Mines Certificate of Qualification awarded to Nathan McMasters as mine foreman, signed by John Laing, 1910. Also included is a letter to Randolph McMasters from Gov. John D. Rockefeller IV, dated June 22, 1977, concerning the proposed five per cent pay increase for state employees.
Dates: 1910, 1977
Collection Number: A&M-4050
Abstract John Davison (Jay) Rockefeller IV (b. 1937) represented West Virginia in the United States Senate for five terms. He was elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-ninth Congress and served from January 15, 1985, to January 3, 2015. He was not a candidate for reelection in 2014. Rockefeller previously served in the West Virginia House of Delegates (1966-1968); as Secretary of State of West Virginia (1968-1972); president of West Virginia Wesleyan College (1973-1976); and Governor of West Virginia...
Dates: 1960-2015; Majority of material found within 1985-2014
Collection Number: A&M.4092
Overview Collection of ten limited edition prints, published in 1980 by Augusta Press, of cartoons featuring West Virginia politicians and personalities of the period by artist Taylor Jones. Jones is a noted cartoonist and was employed by the Charleston Gazette from 1974-1982. Prints are signed by the artist and all are numbered 6/200. Prints are 13 1/2 in. x 10 3/4 in. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.
Collection Number: A&M.2620
Overview A history of the West Virginia Square & Round Dance Convention and of America's distinct folk dance tradition including clogging, contra and flat-foot, and round and square dancing. Also includes documentation regarding efforts by the Convention to acquire passage of a state bill authorizing the square dance as the officially recognized dance of West Virginia. Included in this lobbying endeavor are petitions from local square dance clubs and correspondence from Gerald Ash, Percy Ashcraft,...