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