Byrd, Robert C.
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.4276
Scope and Contents One framed cartoon drawing of West Virginia Senator Robert Byrd "putting West Virginia on the map". The last name of the artist is "Crockett" as featured in the signature; the item is 21 in. x 25 in.
Collection Number: A&M.3163
Overview The correspondence, scrapbooks, articles and speeches of the collection document the later portion of the life of Daniel Hale (1912-1975), a Princeton physician and conservationist, who was a creator of the board of the Southern Soil Conservation District, and a founder of the Mountain Resource Conservation and Development Area. Correspondents include Robert C. Byrd, James Kee, Arch A. Moore, Jr., and Jennings Randolph.
Collection Number: A&M.3094
Overview Papers of E. Hansford McCourt, a West Virginia politician from Webster Springs. Included are correspondence, speeches, writings, clippings scrapbooks, oral history tapes, photos, and two videotapes documenting McCourt's political career from his election to the state legislature in 1953, through his rise to president of the state senate in the 1960s, to his retirement from politics in 1973 following his unsuccessful run for Secretary of State on the Democratic ticket. Among the prominent...
Dates: ca. 1950-1975
Collection Number: A&M.0721
Overview The letters and papers of E.C. & H.B. Eagle, a father and son legal firm of Hinton, Summers County. Subjects mentioned are election campaigns, women's suffrage, prohibition, World War II, Korean War, gun control, and the goals and strategies of the Republican Party. Correspondents include Robert C. Byrd, Walter S. Hallanan, Rush D. Holt, Arch A. Moore, Jennings Randolph, Hulett C. Smith, Cecil Underwood.
Dates: ca. 1910-1980
Collection Number: A&M.1909
Overview Correspondence, financial records, speeches, reports, blueprints, and pamphlets of a Bluefield banker and businessman who was a treasurer of the Democratic Executive Committee and a member of the Board of Governors of West Virginia University. Subjects include numerous businesses in the Bluefield area, Bluefield State College, Concord College, Bank of Bramwell, Island Creek Coal Company, Norfolk and Western Railroad, Pocahontas Fuel Company, Smokeless Operators Association, Virginia Railway,...
Collection Number: A&M.3225
Overview Correspondence, mostly letters of thanks, from national journalists and prominent West Virginia politicians to the editor of the Clarksburg Exponent, Heister Guie Rhawn, and to his daughter Harriette Rhawn Behringer. Noteworthy is a Jennings Randolph 1945 letter confiding his political ambitions. Also there is an Oct. 15, 1932 issue of the 'West Virginia Legionnaire' about the election of Louis A. Johnson of Clarksburg, West Virginia as American Legion national commander.
Collection Number: A&M.1858
Overview Papers of Helen Louise (Froelich) Holt (1913-2015) relating to her personal, educational, and political activities. Types of material include publications, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera, among others. The collection is divided into five series: Personal and Political Papers (1912-2015 and undated), Press and Media Activity (1937-2008 and undated), State Government Papers (1955-1960), Federal Government Papers (1960-1984 and undated), and Rush Dew Holt, Jr. Papers...
Dates: 1912-2015 and undated
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.2600
Overview Papers of James ("Jim") Franklin Comstock of Richwood, West Virginia, whose position as editor of the West Virginia Hillbilly and avocation as collector and advocate of all things West Virginia led to the preservation of much of the state's physical, visual, and textual history. The collection includes materials Comstock collected about West Virginia history as well as his own personal and professional papers. Materials include: general series of...
Dates: 1650-1671, 1717-2003, undated; Majority of material found within ca. 1850-1995
Collection Number: A&M.1580
Overview Correspondence, speeches, and newspaper clippings of a West Virginia Republican chairman, U.S. senator (serving in 1958), and member of the 1960 Republican National Convention platform committee. Subjects include: West Virginia and national Republican politics, 1956-1961; the 1958 Congressional election; the 1960 presidential campaign; the State Chamber of Commerce; State Economic Development Agency; Ohio Valley Improvement Association; and West Virginia University. Correspondents include...