Sturgiss, George C.
Found in 9 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.1671
Scope and Contents Correspondence and newspaper clippings of a Morgantown judge, railroad promoter, and U.S. Congressman. Papers deal with Sturgiss' political troubles in his bid for re-nomination in 1910 and the unveiling of the Francis H. Pierpont statue in Statuary Hall, Washington.
Dates: 1879, 1909-1910
Collection Number: A&M.1903
Overview Selected documents from the service record of Col. James Monroe Ingalls, U.S. Army, who was professor of military science and tactics and professor of mathematics at West Virginia University, 1877-1878. The collection includes correspondence and memoranda, 1878-1884, concerning the retention of Ingalls at WVU or the assignment of another qualified officer, comments on the inadequacy of the law governing the apportionment of officers to land-grant colleges, and a catalog of the professional...
Collection Number: A&M.0086
Overview 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 Greenbrier...
Dates: 1842-1927, 1948
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...
Collection Number: A&M.0285
Collection Number: A&M.1899
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other material of Sabra Lucinda (Miner) Sturgis(s) and her son, George C. Sturgiss, a Morgantown businessman and politician. There are 130 letters, 6 WVU literary society and commencement announcements (1870-77), and an engagement book used by George C. and Charlotte Kent Sturgiss for 1907-1909.Subjects include the activities of Alfred Gallentin Sturgiss, a Methodist Episcopal minister in northeastern Ohio and northwestern Pennsylvania from 1837 to 1845 (towns...
Dates: 1838-1896, 1907-1909
Collection Number: A&M.0447
Collection Number: A&M.1547
Overview Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and financial papers of a lawyer and state senator from Kingwood, who was instrumental in the organization of the West Virginia Northern Railroad, and the Kingwood Coal and Coke Company. Subjects include state politics, 1888-1895, Virginia Debt Question, the tariff debate, land development, coal mining and railroads. Correspondents include J.M. Mason, W.E. Chilton, S.B. Elkins, and George C. Sturgiss.