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Rosalie Stewart Detch, Papers and Ephemera

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3968

Scope and Contents

Papers and ephemera of Rosalie Stewart Detch, West Virginia University alumna and school teacher and administrator in Greenbrier County. Includes material regarding Detch's father John L. Stewart, her time as a student at WVU, and her career in education. Includes programs, news clippings, advertisements, tickets, schedules, postcards, and photographs, among other material.

This collection is organized into fifteen series:

Series 1. John L. Stewart; 1916-1922; box 1, folder 1

Series 2. Rosalie Stewart Detch; 1933-1966, undated; box 1, folders 2-3

Series 3. Advertisements; 1912-1933, undated; box 1, folder 4

Series 4. Dances; 1934-1935; box 1, folder 5

Series 5. Elections and Politics; 1920-1950, undated; box 1, folders 6-7

Series 6. First Presbyterian Church of Huntington; 1930-1982; box 1, folders 8-9

Series 7. Football; 1918-1934; box 1, folder 10

Series 8. Fraternal Orders; 1917-1932, undated; box 1, folder 11 through box 2, folder 1

Series 9. High School Commencement Programs; 1916-1956; box 2, folder 2

Series 10. Photographs; 1907-1920, undated; box 2, folder 3

Series 11. Postcards; 1913, undated; box 2, folder 4

Series 12. Railroad Schedules; 1922-1932, undated; box 2, folder 5

Series 13. School-related Ephemera; 1925-1971; box 2, folders 6-9

Series 14. Theater, Music, and Dance; 1916-1935, undated; box 2, folder 10

Series 15. Miscellaneous Ephemera; 1914-1955, undated; box 2, folders 11-12

Series 1. John L. Stewart; 1916-1922; box 1, folder 1. Contains material regarding John L. Stewart (father of Rosalie Stewart Detch) and his career as a teacher and administrator at Parkersburg High School, including contracts, correspondence, and other material.

Series 2. Rosalie Stewart Detch; 1933-1966, undated; box 1, folders 2-3. Contains material regarding Rosalie Stewart Detch, her time as a student and sorority sister at West Virginia University, and her career as a school teacher and administrator in Greenbrier County.

Series 3. Advertisements; 1912-1933, undated; box 1, folder 4. Contains advertisements, mainly for companies located in Huntington, WV.

Series 4. Dances; 1934-1935; box 1, folder 5. Contains programs and dance cards.

Series 5. Elections and Politics; 1920-1950, undated; box 1, folders 6-7. Contains election advertising, sample ballots, and other material.

Series 6. First Presbyterian Church of Huntington; 1930-1982; box 1, folders 8-9. Contains material regarding the First Presbyterian Church of Huntington, including programs, a sermon, yearbooks of the Mother's Class, and other material.

Series 7. Football; 1918-1934; box 1, folder 10. Contains tickets, programs, and schedules for football games played by Huntington High School, West Virginia University, and other teams.

Series 8. Fraternal Orders; 1917-1932, undated; box 1, folder 11 through box 2, folder 1. Contains material regarding fraternal orders, including the Order of the Eastern Star, Masons, and the Ku Klux Klan. Includes programs, membership cards, and other material.

Series 9. High School Commencement Programs; 1916-1956; box 2, folder 2. Contains commencement programs and related material for Huntington High School, Morgantown High School, and other schools.

Series 10. Photographs; 1907-1920, undated; box 2, folder 3. Contains photographs, mainly of locations in Morgantown and Parkersburg.

Series 11. Postcards; 1913, undated; box 2, folder 4. Contains postcards, mainly showing scenes in Huntington and other West Virginia locations.

Series 12. Railroad Schedules; 1922-1932, undated; box 2, folder 5. Contains schedules for railroads and other forms of transportation.

Series 13. School-related Ephemera; 1925-1971; box 2, folders 6-9. Contains material regarding West Virginia public schools, colleges, and universities. Includes directories, publications, and other material.

Series 14. Theater, Music, and Dance; 1916-1935, undated; box 2, folders 10-11. Contains programs, tickets, and advertisements for theatrical, musical, and other performances.

Series 15. Miscellaneous Ephemera; 1914-1955, undated; box 2, folders 12-13. Contains miscellaneous ephemera, including programs, yearbooks, and other material.

Contents List:

Series 1. John L. Stewart

Box 1; folder 1; Teacher's contracts; 1920-1922

Box 1; folder 1; Correspondence; 1918-1920

Box 1; folder 1; Programs and other material regarding Parkersburg High School; 1918-1922

Box 1; folder 1; Typescript of speech by Stewart regarding Parkersburg High School; ca. 1922

Box 1; folder 1; Voter's registration, tax assessment and tax receipt, loan certificate, other material; 1913-1917

Series 2. Rosalie Stewart Detch

Box 1; folder 2; News clippings regarding Stewart, sororities and fraternities, and other WVU related subjects; 1933-1935

Box 1; folder 2; Phi Chi Delta directory, programs, and other material; 1934-1935

Box 1; folder 2; Sorority and fraternity related programs and other material; 1934-1935

Box 1; folder 2; Dance cards, bridge tallies and miscellaneous ephemera; 1934-1935

Box 1; folder 3; "A New Plan for the Allocation of State Aid for Schools"; 1952

Box 1; folder 3; Typescript copy of legal complaint against Greenbrier County School regarding desegregation; 1955

Box 1; folder 3; News clippings (4) regarding election of Detch to school board and other subjects; 1956, undated

Box 1; folder 3; Certificate of Recognition from West Virginia School Boards Association; 1966

Box 1; folder 3; Envelope; undated

Series 3. Advertisements

Box 1; folder 4; Tourist information booklets (2) presented by the Hotel Frederick, Huntington, WV; 1912

Box 1; folder 4; Christmas Club advertising American Bank and Trust, Huntington, WV; 1926

Box 1; folder 4; Invitation to opening of Loving Furniture Company store; 1933

Box 1; folder 4; Advertisement for Knopf Clothes; undated

Box 1; folder 4; Advertisement for Jerome Park Grocery Company; undated

Box 1; folder 4; Ticket for Smoot Theatre "Movie Cooking Party"; undated

Box 1; folder 4; American Dairy Lunch and Restaurant meal ticket; undated

Series 4. Dances

Box 1; folder 5; "Men's First Pan-Hellenic" dance cards (2 copies); 1934

Box 1; folder 5; Advertisement for "Women's Pan-Hellenic" Dance (with "Delta Gamma" written on back); 1935

Box 1; folder 5; Tau Kappa Epsilon Winter Formal program; 1935

Box 1; folder 5; "Men's Second Pan-Hellenic Dance"; dance card; 1935

Series 5. Elections and Politics

Box 1; folder 6; Letter from Morgantown Republican Executive Committee; 1920

Box 1; folder 6; Sample ballot for General Election, November 7th; 1922

Box 1; folder 6; Monongalia County Capitation Tax Ticket Book, 3rd Ward; 1924

Box 1; folder 6; Sample ballot - Republican party; 1924

Box 1; folder 6; Sample ballot - Democratic Party; 1924

Box 1; folder 6; Political flyer for Arthur B. Koontz; 1934

Box 1; folder 6; Greenbrier County, WV Board of Education election results; 1950

Box 1; folder 6; Handbill for speech by Jennings Randolph; undated

Box 1; folder 7; Election cards from Monongalia and WV political candidates; 1920s through 1930s

Box 1; folder 7; Election card from Grant County, WV; 1932

Box 1; folder 7; Election advertising for Chauncey M. Price; 1932

Box 1; folder 7; Huntington Mayoral Election Scratch pad; 1940

Box 1; folder 7; Election advertising for Lafe B. Chafin; undated

Series 6. First Presbyterian Church of Huntington

Box 1; folder 8; The Woman's Auxiliary, First Presbyterian Church, Huntington, WV; 1930-1931

Box 1; folder 8; Program for Easter Service at First Presbyterian Church, Huntington, WV; 1936

Box 1; folder 8; Program for Easter Service at First Presbyterian Church, Huntington, WV; 1939

Box 1; folder 8; Department of Religious Education, First Presbyterian Church, Huntington, WV; 1939-1940

Box 1; folder 8; Programs (5) of First Presbyterian Church, Huntington, WV; 1944

Box 1; folder 8; Sermon by Andrew Bird, Jr. at First Presbyterian Church, Huntington, WV; 1945

Box 1; folder 9; Mothers' Class yearbook, First Presbyterian Church, Huntington, WV; 1930-1982 (scattered)

Series 7. Football

Box 1; folder 10; Students Serial Football Ticket (with Christmas shopping list on reverse); 1918

Box 1; folder 10; Parkersburg High School vs. Athens High School; 1923

Box 1; folder 10; Football program Wheeling High School vs. Morgantown High School; 1926

Box 1; folder 10; Marshall College football schedule; 1926

Box 1; folder 10; Huntington High School football schedule; 1926

Box 1; folder 10; West Virginia University football schedule; 1927

Box 1; folder 10; Huntington High School football game ticket; 1930

Box 1; folder 10; Football program Huntington High School vs. Parkersburg High School; 1931

Box 1; folder 10; WVU football schedule; 1934

Series 8. Fraternal Orders

Box 1, folder 11; Book of Ritual of the Order of the Eastern Star; 1917

Box 2, folder 1; Roster of Masons, Morgantown, WV (2 copies); 1917

Box 2, folder 1; Bylaws of Masonic Bodies; 1921

Box 2, folder 1; Mason program Special Communication; 1920

Box 2, folder 1; Mason program Special Communication; 1923

Box 2, folder 1; Order of the Eastern Star Banquet Program; 1928

Box 2, folder 1; Membership cards (Masons, American Legion, et al.); 1929-1932

Box 2, folder 1; Ku Klux Klan letter of inquiry and pamphlet; undated

Series 9. High School Commencement Programs

Box 2, folder 2; Morgantown High School Commencement program; 1916

Box 2, folder 2; Morgantown High School graduation announcement; 1922

Box 2, folder 2; Invitation to the Wichita Falls High School commencement exercises; 1931

Box 2, folder 2; Morgantown High School Commencement Order of Service; 1931

Box 2, folder 2; Morgantown High School Commencement program; 1932

Box 2, folder 2; Huntington High School Commencement program; 1933

Box 2, folder 2; Huntington High School Commencement Sermon; 1936

Box 2, folder 2; Lewisburg High School Graduation Program; 1956

Series 10. Photographs

Box 2, folder 3; J.W. Whitt family of Beaver, WV (with identifications); 1907

Box 2, folder 3; Photographs (2) of Morgantown, WV; 1913

Box 2, folder 3; Photographs (3) of National Guard marching drills, Parkersburg, WV; 1916

Box 2, folder 3; Photograph of oldest house in Wood County; 1920

Box 2, folder 3; Photograph of Parkersburg High School; ca. 1920

Box 2, folder 3; Photograph of unidentified young man; undated

Box 2, folder 3; Photograph of Dorsey Knob, Morgantown, WV; undated

Box 2, folder 3; Photograph of Deckers Creek; undated

Box 2, folder 3; Photograph of Fayette Station, WV; undated

Box 2, folder 3; Photograph of children in costume; ca. 1920s

Series 11. Postcards

Box 2, folder 4; Postcard booklet "Flood Views of Wheeling, WV"; 1913

Box 2, folder 4; Postcard of Cheat River and mountains near Morgantown, WV; undated

Box 2, folder 4; Postcard of Goff building, Clarksburg, WV; undated

Box 2, folder 4; Postcard of actor in blackface; undated

Box 2, folder 4; Postcard of McMahon-Diehl Company Department Store, Huntington, WV; undated

Box 2, folder 4; Postcard of Coal Exchange Office Building, Huntington, WV; undated

Box 2, folder 4; Postcard of Marshall College, Huntington, WV; undated

Box 2, folder 4; Postcard of scene along the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad; undated

Box 2, folder 4; Postcard of Frederick Hotel, Huntington, WV; undated

Box 2, folder 4; Postcard of Johnson Memorial M.E. Church, South, Huntington, WV; undated

Box 2, folder 4; Souvenir postcard folder of Huntington, WV; undated

Box 2, folder 4; Souvenir postcard folders (2) of Morgantown; undated

Series 12. Railroad Schedules

Box 2, folder 5; Pennsylvania Railroad Time Schedule; 1922

Box 2, folder 5; Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Schedule; 1924

Box 2, folder 5; Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad schedule; 1926

Box 2, folder 5; Pennsylvania Railroad Time Table; 1925

Box 2, folder 5; Baltimore and Ohio Railroad schedule; 1925

Box 2, folder 5; Baltimore and Ohio Railroad schedule; 1927

Box 2, folder 5; Bus schedule F. W. C. Transport Company; 1930

Box 2, folder 5; Monongahela Transport Company Schedule; 1932

Box 2, folder 5; Schedule of the West Virginia Limited (2 copies); undated

Series 13. School-related Ephemera

Box 2, folder 6; Handbook of Huntington High School; 1925

Box 2, folder 6; Directory of Huntington Public Schools; 1926

Box 2, folder 6; Cammack Junior High Spring Fair ticket; 1926

Box 2, folder 6; Bethany College catalogue, Bethany, WV; 1926

Box 2, folder 6; Monongalia County Educational Directory; 1932-1933

Box 2, folder 6; PTA program, Alderson, WV; 1952-1953

Box 2, folder 7; WVU Phi Chi Delta program; 1933-1934

Box 2, folder 7; List of tuition and other fees for attending WVU for (Ethel) Rosalie Stewart; 1934

Box 2, folder 7; Course schedule for (Ethel) Rosalie Stewart; 1934

Box 2, folder 7; Issue of the Journalier; 1934

Box 2, folder 7; WVU invitation to Greater WV Week; 1935

Box 2, folder 7; Invitation to join to WVU Rhododendron organization; ca. 1936

Box 2, folder 8; Issue of Daily Athenaeum; 1933

Box 2, folder 8; Issue of Daily Athenaeum; 1934

Box 2, folder 9; Reunion rosters for Parkersburg High School; 1971

Series 14. Theater, Music, and Dance

Box 2, folder 10; Playbill for performance of "As You Like It"; as Morgantown High School; 1916

Box 2, folder 10; Playbill for Passion Play; 1923

Box 2, folder 10; Handbill for performance of Junior Department Woman's Club, Huntington, WV; 1926

Box 2, folder 10; Programs (3) of Ruth Draper, Junior Department of Woman's Club; 1926

Box 2, folder 10; Program for "Cupid's Night Out" at Huntington High School; 1931

Box 2, folder 10; Tri-State Music Festival program; 1932

Box 2, folder 11; May Festival dance program; 1934

Box 2, folder 11; Program for "Three Cornered Moon"; 1934

Box 2, folder 11; Program for Ted Shawn dance performance at the YWCA; 1934

Box 2, folder 11; WVU School of Music program; 1935

Box 2, folder 11; Ticket to performance of "The White Life"; by Biederwolf; undated

Box 2, folder 11; Program of Will Rogers and the DeReske Singers, Huntington, WV; undated

Box 2, folder 11; Program of the Nixon Theatre presenting Walter Houston; undated

Box 2, folder 11; Advertisement for "Hollywood Premiere"; undated

Box 2, folder 11; Program for "Macbeth"; undated

Series 15. Miscellaneous Ephemera

Box 2, folder 12; Morgantown Post Office Souvenir; 1914

Box 2, folder 12; West Virginia Bee Keepers Association Certificate; 1917

Box 2, folder 12; American Legion Armistice Day Dinner program; 1922

Box 2, folder 12; WV instructions to Assessors, State Tax Commission; 1923

Box 2, folder 12; E.W. McClure Dairy Farm Invoices (2); 1925

Box 2, folder 12; Newspaper article "Memorial Tree Planted in Whitemoor Park"; 1926

Box 2, folder 12; Raceland Horse racing program; 1926

Box 2, folder 12; Greyhound Race Program, Ceredo Amusement Park, Ceredo, WV; 1926

Box 2, folder 12; Bethlehem Mines Corporation pass; 1929

Box 2, folder 12; Morgantown Post "Sparks Circus True Romance Club" ribbons; 1929

Box 2, folder 12; "The Sabraton Review"; 1931

Box 2, folder 12; Invitation to a Sa-Kho Club Tea; 1931

Box 2, folder 12; Woman's Club of Huntington membership cards; 1938-1940

Box 2, folder 13; World War II ration books (6 copies); 1942

Woman's Home Defense Club Yearbook; 1947

Box 2, folder 13; Yearbook DAR, Buford Chapter, Huntington, WV; 1948

Box 2, folder 13; Engineers' Club Yearbook and Directory, Huntington, WV; 1955

Box 2, folder 13; Bank of Monongahela Valley cloth money bag; undated

Dates

  • 1907-1982

Creator

Language of Materials

English

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.

Extent

0.8 Linear Feet (Summary: 10 in. (2 document cases, 5 in. each))

Overview

Papers and ephemera of Rosalie Stewart Detch, West Virginia University alumna and school teacher and administrator in Greenbrier County. Includes material regarding Detch's father John L. Stewart, her time as a student at WVU, and her career in education. Includes programs, news clippings, tickets, schedules, postcards, and photographs, among other material. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.

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: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/

Separated Materials

Separated to book collection:

Historical Pageant (October 1925).

Huntington High School, The Huntingtonian. 1932.

Parkersburg High School, The Pilgrim. 1914.

Parkersburg High School, The Quill. 1922.

Parkersburg High School, The Quill. January 1923.

Parkersburg High School, The Quill. June 1923.

The West Virginia Review 2, no. 10 (July 1925).
Title
Rosalie Stewart Detch, Papers and Ephemera, 1907-1982
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Date
2013/11/11
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536