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William E. Glasscock (1862-1925), Governor, 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 series of general correspondence, subject files, newspaper clippings, and pamphlets.

General correspondence includes many letters regarding employee unrest in the mining regions of the Great Kanawha Valley in 1912-1913, commonly known as the Cabin Creek-Paint Creek strike. Subject files include telegrams, photographs, etc. Newspaper clippings regard the 1912-1913 strikes, among many other subjects. Pamphlets pertain to the candidacy of Theodore Roosevelt for the Presidency in 1912, of whom Governor Glasscock was a supporter.

Correspondents include: 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.


  • Creation: 1905-1913


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No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please see the Permissions and Copyright page on the West Virginia and Regional History Center website.


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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Revision Statements

  • 2018/10/03: This collection has been disambiguated.

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

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