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Dawson, William M.O.


Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Blakeslee White (1856-1941) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0110
Scope and Contents 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,...
Dates: 1888-1929

Carleton Custer Pierce (1877-1958) Papers

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

George C. McIntosh (1868-1935) Typed Document

Collection Number: A&M 2599
Overview Memoirs of a retired newspaperman, editor, and Republican state house representative (1898-1901). McIntosh supported the Republican party and coal operator interests through his newspapers and periodicals, which included: HUNTINGTON GAZETTE, HUNTINGTON SUNDAY GAZETTE, HINTON FREE LANCE, FAYETTE JOURNAL, NEWS-MAIL CO., RALEIGH HERALD, and company magazines for the Island Creek Coal Company and Solvay Collieries. McIntosh discusses: his early employment on the railroads as census taker and...
Dates: 1895-1920

Granville Davisson Hall (1837-1934) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0042

Correspondence and writings of Granville Davisson Hall, reporter for the Wheeling Intelligencer during the Wheeling conventions, 1861-1863; secretary of state of West Virginia, 1865-1873; and author of numerous works of fiction and historical studies about West Virginia.

Dates: 1861-1947, undated; Majority of material found within 1861-1928

Ira E. Robinson Papers

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....
Dates: 1818-1822; 1875-1930

John W. Mason (1842-1917) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1888
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, photographs, and printed materials of John W. Mason (1842-1917). Mason was a circuit court and state Supreme Court judge, member of the Virginia State Debt Commission, and commissioner of Internal Revenue. The general correspondence contains personal and business letters, as well as manuscript speeches, notebooks, and reports. The period while Mason was circuit judge is particularly sparse. Also includes Internal Revenue correspondence consisting of about 8,500...
Dates: 1831-1928

Virgil Anson Lewis, Historian, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1507
Overview Published and unpublished manuscripts, correspondence, and speeches of Virgil A. Lewis (1848-1912), the first state historian and archivist and a former state superintendent of schools. Subjects include the exploration, Indian wars, and settlement of Western Virginia; the Tory insurrection in the Valley of Lost River, 1781; the West Virginia new state movement; Masonry in West Virginia; Andrew S. Rowan; and various West Virginia authors. Correspondents include: George W. Atkinson, Waitman...
Dates: 1895-1912

West Virginia State Board of Control, Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 1976
Overview Correspondence of the West Virginia State Board of Control, which was responsible for all state correctional institutions, educational institutions, and hospitals from 1909 to 1949. Individuals serving on the three-man board at various times were John S. Lakin, J.W. Barnes, J.A. Chambers, J.S. Darst, Edgar B. Stewart, J.Z. Terrell, W.R. Thurmond, John B. White, and F.W. McCullough. State institutions covered in the correspondence are Bluefield State College; Berkeley Springs Sanitarium;...
Dates: 1909-1949

William E. Glasscock (1862-1925), Governor, Papers

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...
Dates: 1905-1913

William E. Glasscock (1862-1925), Governor, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1447
Scope and Contents Correspondence, speeches, and public papers of West Virginia's 13th governor. Papers deal primarily with the presidential election of 1904 in West Virginia; West Virginia Republican politics, 1904-1905; and Glasscock's role as Collector of Internal Revenues for West Virginia.Correspondents include William M.O. Dawson, Stephen B. Elkins, Elliott Northcott, Nathan B. Scott, and Harry C. Woodyard.Collection contains the papers of William L. Russell, general manager, and...
Dates: 1904-1925

Additional filters:

Politics and government. 7
Elections 4
West Virginia - Governors. 4
Politicians -- United States 3
Taxation 3
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
United States -- Politics and government 3
Banks and banking 2
Coal mining -- Strikes 2
Coal mining. 2
Editors - letters and papers. 2
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 2
Election of 1908. 2
Gas industry 2
Politicians 2
Preston County (W. Va.) 2
Railroads 2
Revolutionary War. 2
West Virginia -- Politics and government 2
Women's history -- 1900-1929 2
Academies 1
Account books 1
Advertising 1
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 1
Agriculture 1
Authors -- Letters and papers 1
Baltimore Sun 1
Berkeley Springs Park. 1
Cabin Creek (W. Va.) 1
Cemeteries -- Indian Mound Cemetery 1
Civil War - Virginia 12th Cavalry. 1
Civil War - West Virginia 9th Volunteer Infantry. 1
Coal - Island Creek Coal Co. 1
Coal - Solvay Collieries. 1
Coal - coal operators. 1
Coal companies - Island Creek Coal Company. 1
Coal companies - Solvay Collieries. 1
Coal industry. 1
Coal miners - March on Mingo and Logan. 1
Coal mines and mining 1
Coal mining - Labor organization. 1
Coal mining - Logan Coal Operators Association. 1
Coal mining - March on Mingo and Logan. 1
Coal mining - Miners' Hospitals 1, 2, 3. 1
Coal mining - West Virginia Coal Association. 1
Coal mining - coal operators associations. 1
Diaries and journals. 1
Droop Mountain Battlefield. 1
Education 1
Election of 1856. 1
Election of 1884. 1
Election of 1904. 1
Election of 1912. 1
Fayette County - Fayette Whiskey Ring. 1
Fayette Whiskey Ring. 1
Freemasons 1
Frontier and pioneer life 1
General stores 1
Grafton. 1
Harper's Weekly 1
Hospitals and sanitariums. 1
Indians of North America 1
Inwood Demonstration Packing Plant. 1
Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp. 1
Kanawha Valley. 1
Kingwood (W. Va.) 1
Lawyers - letters and papers. 1
Lumber trade 1
March on Mingo and Logan - coal. 1
Marion County (W. Va.) 1
Morgantown (W. Va.) 1
Morgantown - Newspapers. 1
New York Tribune 1
Newspaper publishing 1
Newspapers. 1
Paint Creek (Fayette County, W. Va.) 1
Parkersburg State Journal 1
Parkersburg. 1
Petroleum industry and trade 1
Philippi, Battle of, Philippi, W. Va., 1861 1
Poetry. 1
Postal service 1
Preston County Herald. 1
Preston County Journal. 1
Prisons. SEE ALSO Civil War - prisons and prisoners. 1
Railroads - Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad. 1
Revolutionary War - Tory Insurrection. 1
Rivers and river valleys. 1
Saint Louis Republican 1
Schools 1
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 1
Solvay Collieries - coal. 1
Solvay Collieries. 1
Spanish-American War, 1898 1
Statehood politics -- West Virginia 1
Union names. 1
Unions. SEE ALSO Labor organization. 1
United States - Census returns. 1
Universities and colleges 1
Valley of Lost River. 1
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