Mason, John W.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
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 lands...
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...
Collection Number: A&M.0805
Scope and Contents Papers, mainly correspondence, of the Hubbard family of New Haven and Litchfield, Connecticut and Wheeling, West Virginia. There are several hundred letters which document the growth of the family and its business enterprises in Wheeling. Correspondents include Gad Smith, Dana Hubbard, Chester D. Hubbard, General John Hubbard, Roger Dorman, H Moran, William P. Hubbard, Dana L. Hubbard, Stephen B. Elkins, John W. Mason, and Waitman T. Willey. There are a number of letters written in...
Collection Number: A&M.3820
Overview Book entitled "Properties Owned and Controlled by the Consolidation Coal Company: West Virginia Properties Inspected by the Directors and their Guests Aug. 2-3, 1907." The first two pages show the schedule of activities for Thursday, August 1 through Saturday, August 3, 1907. Includes information on the number of mines, production, acreage, house ownership, and employment numbers for Consolidation Coal Company, Fairmont Coal Company, Clarksburg Fuel Company, Pittsburgh and Fairmont Fuel...
Collection Number: A&M.2319
Overview Brief biographical sketches of the sixteen men who served as circuit judges in Marion County, West Virginia, 1842-1965, compiled by Judge Frank C. Haymond.
Collection Number: A&M.1973
Overview Papers of Alexander Smith and George W. Brown. The Smith papers are letters and receipts, 1794-1814, and include a letter from N. Suter commenting on a naval battle of the War of 1812, current prices, government, and business conditions and receipts for the payment for slaves. The Brown letters, 1870-1886, concern a gift to West Virginia University, marriage, and payment of land taxes. Correspondents or persons mentioned include Alexander Martin and John W. Mason. Receipts, 1881-1894, are for...