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Alston Gordon Dayton Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0211

Scope and Contents

Collection contains Dayton’s appointment certificate in the West Virginia University’s Corps of Cadets (1878), newspaper articles containing speeches delivered by Dayton, copies and notes for speeches and lectures, notebooks, and an inventory of books owned by Dayton. Ephemera within the collection includes the 1898 report of the “New England Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania,” and programs from the West Virginia Republican Association and the New York County Lawyers Association.


  • Creation: 1878-1920


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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 see the Permissions and Copyright page on the West Virginia and Regional History Center website.


0.02 Linear Feet (Summary: 2 in. (3 folders))

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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Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

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