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McGraw, John T.


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Jarvis (1864-1948) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1439
Scope and Contents The bulk of these papers deal with Miss Jarvis' work as the founder of Mother's Day, her attempts to persuade state governors to issue proclamations to establish the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day, and her later protests against the commercialization of the holiday, as well as the efforts of other organizations to promote Mother's Day.There are a few papers of her father, Grandville E. Jarvis; some correspondence and legal papers concerned with the Jarvis coal and farm...
Dates: 1858-1943

Henri Jean Mugler Diary and Memoir

Collection Number: A&M 1335
Overview Diary and memoir of a Confederate soldier, railroad laborer, and shop owner from Grafton. The memoir begins with Mugler's birth in Alsace-Lorraine in 1838, and covers his immigration to the United States; enlistment in the United States Army in 1851; military duty in New York, Boston, Rhode Island, Texas, California, and the Washington Territory where he participated in the expedition against the Yakima Indians as a member of Company B, Third Regiment, United States Artillery, under Phil...
Dates: 1838-1899

Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1028
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers of politician and industrialist Henry Gassaway Davis (November 16, 1823 - March 11, 1916), a Democrat who served in the West Virginia Legislature, 1866-1871, and the U.S. Senate, 1871-1883. Davis was also the Democratic vice-presidential nominee in 1904. A reel of microfilm includes two private account books (1867-1915) and a letter book (1898-1916), which mentions several state and national Democratic leaders including Stephen B. Elkins and John T. McGraw....
Dates: 1867-1916

Herman Guy Kump (1877-1962), Lawyer and Politician, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1609
Scope and Contents Correspondence, legal papers, speeches, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a Randolph County prosecuting attorney, mayor of Elkins, judge of the Twenty-second Judicial Circuit, Democratic politician, and state governor, 1933-1937.Subjects include John T. McGraw's senate contest, 1911; Canadian Reciprocity Agreement, 1911; women suffrage; State Prohibition Amendment, 1911-1912; VIRGINIA v. WEST VIRGINIA; Joseph Brown lynch case; New Deal operations and agencies in the...
Dates: 1883-1960

Jacob Williamson Marshall (b.1830) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0054
Overview Papers of a livestock broker, farmer, and merchant of Mingo Flats, Randolph County, who was associated with John T. McGraw in the development of Marlinton and the purchase and sale of land, coal, and timber in neighboring Pocahontas County. There are some items of Civil War interest, while the bulk of the correspondence relates to the marketing of ginseng, beeswax, wool, venison, animal pelts, and farm machinery. There is significant correspondence relating to state politics and railroads....
Dates: ca. 1840-1900

John Thomas McGraw (1856-1920) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0086
Scope and Contents Papers of a Grafton attorney who was a lawyer for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and prosecuting attorney of Taylor County, West Virginia, assistant to Governor J.B. Jackson, collector of internal revenue for West Virginia, and a member of the Democratic National Committee. There are case papers and letters pertaining to McGraw's law practice; records relating to the purchase, sale, and development of timber, coal, and oil lands; and records of his directorships in the Grafton and...
Dates: 1842-1927, 1948

Johnson Newlon Camden (1828-1908) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0007
Overview Correspondence, maps, business records and other papers of a U.S. Senator, Democratic politician, and promoter of the oil industry, railroads, and coal and timber resources of West Virginia. The papers regard Camden's purchase of land in the 1850s; his activities in oil production and refining, 1860-1875; his presidency of the Camden Consolidated Oil Company and the Baltimore United Oil Company; the affairs of the Stewart Brick Company of Parkersburg; the Virginia debt controversy; and his...
Dates: 1845-1908

Vause W. Marshall Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1198
Scope and Contents Papers of a Williamsport rare book and manuscripts dealer include correspondence relating to the book trade, dealer book lists and catalogues, and correspondence on West Virginia and national politics, 1880-1946; the Garner for President Committee; the Rush D. Holt campaign of 1940; the National Jeffersonian Democrats; and the state Democratic Executive Committee. There is one folder of John T. McGraw papers. Correspondents include Charles H. Ambler, Roy Bird Cook, W.E.B. Du Bois, P.S....
Dates: 1880-1948

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

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Politics and government. 8
Coal mining. 4
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Railroads 4
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Politicians -- United States 3
United States -- Politics and government 3
Elections 2
Lawyers - letters and papers. 2
Petroleum industry and trade 2
Politicians 2
Railroads - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. 2
Taylor County (W. Va.) 2
West Virginia - Governors. 2
West Virginia -- Politics and government 2
Women's history -- 1900-1929 2
Women's history -- 1929-1950 2
Academies (Private schools) 1
Account books 1
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 1
Agriculture 1
Alsace-Lorraine (Germany) 1
American ginseng 1
Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862 1
Boston (Mass.) 1
Cabin Creek (W. Va.) 1
California 1
Canadian Reciprocity Agreement 1
Cemeteries -- National Cemetery (Grafton, W. Va.) 1
Cemeteries and cemetery readings 1
Civil War - United States 3rd Artillery Regiment, Company B. 1
Civil War - Virginia 13th Infantry. 1
Civil War battles - Mine Run. 1
Civil War battles - The Wilderness. 1
Coal mining -- Strikes 1
Confederate States of America - secession crisis. 1
Diaries and journals. 1
Election of 1904. 1
Election of 1908. 1
Election of 1912. 1
Elmira (N.Y.) 1
Fairmont. 1
Farms and farming. 1
Fur trade 1
Grafton (W. Va.) 1
Grafton. 1
Indians of North America 1
Judges - letters and papers. 1
Kanawha Valley. 1
Keyser (W. Va.) 1
Literacy 1
Livestock 1
Maps. 1
Marlinton (W. Va.) 1
Mingo Flats. 1
Mother's Day 1
New Deal, 1933-1939 1
New York (State) 1
Oakland (Md.) 1
Paint Creek (Fayette County, W. Va.) 1
Parkersburg. 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
Pocahontas County (W. Va.) 1
Railroad Strike, U.S., 1877 1
Railroad workers. 1
Railroads - Grafton and Greenbrier Railroad. 1
Railroads - Iron Valley Railroad. 1
Railroads - Monongahela River Railroad. 1
Railroads - Morgantown Railroad. 1
Railroads - Ohio River Railroad. 1
Railroads - West Virginia and Pittsburgh Railway. 1
Randolph County (W. Va.) 1
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 1
Rhode Island 1
Temperance 1
Texas 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 1
Virginia-West Virginia debt controversy. 1
Washington Territory 1
West Virginia - Five Year Plan. 1
West Virginia - Politics and government. 1
West Virginia - Prohibition Amendment. 1
West Virginia - Semi-Centennial. 1
West Virginia - politics. 1
Wheeling (W. Va.) 1
Williamsport (W. Va.) 1
Women -- Societies and clubs 1
Women -- Suffrage 1
Women -- United States -- History 1
Women's history -- 1850-1899 1
Women's schools. 1
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