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Hallanan, Walter S. (Walter Simms), 1890-1962


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

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

David A. Christopher Papers

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...
Dates: 1920-63

E.C. and H.B. Eagle Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0721

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

Festus P. Summers (1895-1971), Historian, Research Papers Regarding West Virginia History

Collection Number: A&M 3946
Overview Research papers of Festus P. Summers (1895-1971), a historian who served on the faculty of West Virginia University from 1932 to 1965 and as chairman of the history department from 1946 to 1962. Collection includes photocopied correspondence, articles, and typescripts, as well as manuscript notes. Many of the photocopies appear to have been made from Archives and Manuscript collections at the West Virginia and Regional History Center, including A&M 873, A&M 1661, A&M 1824, and...
Dates: ca. 1900-1971

George Seldon Wallace (1871-1963) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1710
Overview Papers of a Huntington attorney, member of the West Virginia National Guard, 1909-1916, employee of the C&O Railway Company, president of the Union Bank and Trust Company of Huntington, president of the Ben Lomond Company, president of the Blackberry, Kentucky and West Virginia Coal and Coke Company, attorney for Central City, prosecuting attorney of Cabell County, 1905-1908, chairman of a county Democratic committee, and delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 1912. Wallace...
Dates: 1898-1963

Henry Drury Hatfield (1875-1962) Papers and Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 1661
Scope and Contents Correspondence, farm records, legal and financial records, speeches, medical files, photographs, and newspaper clippings of Governor (1913-17) and United States Senator (1929-35) Henry D. Hatfield, who was also chief surgeon and founder of the Huntington Memorial Hospital.Subjects include West Virginia and national politics, 1928-35; 1944-57; National Republican Conventions of 1912, 1928, 1932, 1944, 1948, and 1952; criticism of the New Deal and the Fair Deal; the NRA; the West...
Dates: 1913-1958

John D. Hoblitzell, Jr. (1912-1962), Politician, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1580
Scope and Contents 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....
Dates: 1956-1962

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

Walter Simms Hallanan (1890-1962) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1659
Overview Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and printed material of the Republican national committeeman, state political leader, and president of the Plymouth Oil Company. Subjects include Republican national conventions, 1928-1960; state and local politics, 1919-1961; National Petroleum Council; Plymouth and related oil companies; Republican rejection of the League of Nations; and Hallanan's role as temporary chairman of the 1952 Republican National Convention. Correspondents include...
Dates: 1919-1961

William Edwin Chilton (1858-1939) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1652
Scope and Content Papers of William Edwin Chilton (1858-1939), a lawyer, Democratic politician, publisher of the Charleston Gazette, and U.S. Senator (1911-1917); also includes correspondence of his son William E. Chilton, Jr., editor of the Gazette. The Chiltons were a prominent Charleston family who were long-time owners of the Gazette. There are series of correspondence, legal papers, speeches and writings, and other...
Dates: 1917, 1928-1939

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Elections 7
Politics and government. 7
Lawyers - letters and papers. 4
Coal mining. 3
Coal mining -- Strikes 2
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Editors - letters and papers. 2
New Deal, 1933-1939 2
Petroleum industry and trade 2
Prohibition -- United States -- History 2
West Virginia - Governors. 2
Account books 1
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 1
Agriculture 1
Army-McCarthy Controversy, 1954 1
Banks - Union Bank and Trust Company. 1
Banks and banking 1
Cabell County (W. Va.) 1
Charleston Gazette 1
Charleston. 1
Coal miners 1
Coal mines and mining 1
Coal mining - Labor organization. 1
Coal mining - Medical care. 1
Coal mining - coal companies. 1
Coal mining - coal operators associations. 1
Court records 1
Depression. 1
Diaries and journals. 1
Election of 1856. 1
Election of 1884. 1
Election of 1912. 1
Epidemics 1
Farms and farming. 1
France 1
Gas industry 1
Genealogy 1
General stores 1
Hinton (W. Va.) 1
Hospitals and sanitariums. 1
Huntington. 1
Kentucky - coal lands. 1
Kingwood (W. Va.) 1
Korean Conflict. 1
Labor unions 1
Land. 1
London Naval Conference 1
Lumber trade 1
Medicine. SEE ALSO Folk medicine. 1
New River coalfields. 1
Physicians - letters and papers. 1
Pocahontas Mines 2. 1
Pocahontas Mines 6. 1
Politicians -- United States 1
Preston County (W. Va.) 1
Preston County Herald. 1
Preston County Journal. 1
Railroads 1
Railroads - Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. 1
Railroads - Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad. 1
Republican National Convention - 1952. 1
Roads 1
Spanish-American War, 1898 1
Summers County (W. Va.) 1
Transportation 1
Union names. 1
Unions. SEE ALSO Labor organization. 1
United States - Federal Reserve Act. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
United States -- Politics and government 1
Virginia-West Virginia debt controversy. 1
West Virginia - Politics and government. 1
West Virginia - coal lands. 1
West Virginia Mine Wars, W. Va., 1897-1921 1
Williamsport (W. Va.) 1
Women -- Suffrage 1
Women's history -- 1850-1899 1
Women's history -- 1900-1929 1
Women's history -- 1929-1950 1
Women's history -- 1951-present 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
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