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William E. Glasscock (1862-1925) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0006

Scope and Contents

Papers documenting the governorship of William E. Glasscock (1862-1925), who served West Virginia in the period 1909-1913. These papers include general correspondence, telegrams, photographs, newspaper clippings regarding strikes, and pamphlets, among other material.

General correspondence includes many letters touching a variety of phases of the industrial disturbances in the mining regions of the Great Kanawha Valley in 1912-1913, commonly known as the Cabin Creek--Paint Creek strike. There are also numerous pamphlets bearing on the candidacy of Theodore Roosevelt for the Presidency in 1912, of whom Governor Glasscock was a supporter.

Among the correspondents are Alvey A. Adee, George W. Atkinson, S.B. Avis, Albert J. Beveridge, Jonathan Bourne Jr., Frank L. Bowman, Joseph M. Brown, William E. Chilton, William G. Conley, Frank Cox, Lee Cruce, Henry G. Davis, O.K. Davis, W.M.O. Dawson, Joseph M. Dixon, William Seymour Edwards, Davis Elkins, Stephen B. Elkins, Duncan U. Fletcher, Henry Ford, William Green, Henry D. Hatfield, Charles D. Hilles, James A. Hughes, Hiram W. Johnson, James S. Lakin, Virgil A. Lewis, A.A. Lilly, Adam B. Littlepage, Isaac T. Mann, William Hodges Mann, J.F. Marsh, Theodore Marburg, George W. McClintic, Robert R. McCormick, Francis E. McGovern, John T. McGraw, George W. Perkins, Gifford Pinchot, William C. Priestly, Ira E. Robinson, Theodore Roosevelt, Nathan B. Scott, Mark Sullivan, Howard Sutherland, William H. Taft, I.C. White, and John P. White.


  • 1905-1913


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Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.


13.75 Linear Feet (13 ft. 9 in. (33 document cases, 5 in. each))

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL:

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Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US