Gore, Howard M.
Found in 11 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.0181
Overview Correspondence, minutes and miscellaneous papers of David A. Christopher, West Virginia University stadium office manager (1923-42) and secretary of the University Committee of the State Planning board. Primarily these papers contain suggestions for long term improvements and of funding needs at WVU in the immediate post-war (World War II) era. Also there are papers from his days as a student at WVU, Class of 1918, reflecting his activities in fraternities, as editor and chief of the Daily...
Collection Number: A&M.4070
Overview Two invitations to events in connection with the inauguration of West Virginia Governor Howard M. Gore on Wednesday, 4 March 1925. Includes invitation to Inauguration (at noon) and Reception (at 8:30 PM), and separate invitation to the Inaugural Ball (at 10:30 PM).
Collection Number: A&M.0198
Scope and Contents The official papers of the 17th governor of West Virginia. Gore's career began in World War I when he was assistant food administrator in West Virginia; and in 1921 he went to Washington as a livestock appraiser and specialist in marketing livestock in the Department of Agriculture; he was appointed Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, and upon the Death of Henry C. Wallace, was made Secretary of Agriculture (November 22, 1924- March 4, 1925). In addition to his papers as Governor, other series...
Collection Number: A&M.0193
Scope and Contents A typed letter signed from Howard M. Gore, Secretary of Agriculture to Congressman Ernest R. Ackerman justifying the work of the USDA representatives in foreign countries to study agriculture conditions, to further research in pest control, and to determine the product standards of other nations to be met by U.S. exporters of raw and processed agricultural products.
Collection Number: A&M.2209
Overview Correspondence and other papers of Kemble White, one-time law partner of A.B. Fleming, specialist in oil and gas law, counsel for the West Virginia subsidiaries of Standard Oil (Hope Natural Gas, South Penn Oil, and Eureka Pipeline), charter member of the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association, veteran of the Spanish-American War, one-time president of the West Virginia Bar Association; and the West Virginia University Alumni Association. Additional items include: White's notebooks from...
Collection Number: A&M.1161
Overview The collection includes records of the Joshua Allen, Bartlett, William Ferguson, J.C. Garrett, Gore, Green, Joseph Mayse, Richards, Robinson, Joshua Smith, and other Harrison County families; an obituary clipping book; the minute book of the Hepzibah Baptist Church, 1861-1888; and two letters from Governor Howard M. Gore to Mrs. C.L. Hornor, 1926.
Collection Number: A&M.1110
Scope and Contents Correspondence, manuscripts, notes and notebooks, diaries, press clippings, photographs, and printed material of a West Virginia essayist, short-story writer, poet and novelist, who won the first O. Henry Memorial Prize in 1919 for her short story, "England to America." The papers include correspondence from editors, publishers, agents and critics; readers' correspondence; family letters; manuscripts of short stories and other works; outlines, plots, and drafts; and diaries and notebooks...
Collection Number: A&M.2194
Overview A revised and indexed transcript copy of an interview with Dr. O.C. Stine, an expert in agricultural economics who was employed with the Department of Agriculture from the Progressive Era to that of the Fair Deal. Stine tells of his childhood on a farm in Jackson County, WV, his subsequent education in small town southeastern Ohio where his family moved, and his attendance and graduation from Ohio University with a bachelors in liberal arts and education. After teaching briefly on the secondary...
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;...