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Neal Heflin Papers

 Series
Collection Number: A&M.4260

Scope and Contents

Papers of Neal Heflin and his daughter, Lois Heflin. Includes family papers, West Virginia University student records and publications (the Heflins were WVU students), and materials regarding West Virginia history and tourism.

Box 1: West Virginia University Material. This box contains materials relating to the history of WVU as well as Neal and Lois Heflin’s time there as students. Materials include photographs, postcards, football tickets, football programs, student directories, and course catalogs.

Box 2: Heflin Family and West Virginia Historical Materials. This box includes material relating to the Heflin family, particularly Neal and Lois Heflin. Included in Heflin family materials are photographs of Lois as a child, 2 postcards addressed to Lois Heflin signed by Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter, and a copy of a history of the B&O Railroad written by Lois Heflin. West Virginia historical materials includes B&O Railroad timetables, First Methodist Church Directory from 1961-62, 1958 Bridgeport High School Yearbook, and a program for the West Virginia Semi-Centennial Celebration, among other materials.

Box 3: West Virginia Historical Materials. This box includes West Virginia tourism, conservation and wildlife publications, various high-school newsletters, items relating to the Monongahela West Penn Public Service Co., and other material.

Box 4: Cadet jacket belonging to Neal Heflin, ca. 1910-1915
Box 4: Diploma for Neal Heflin (for Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering); 1914

Box 5; folders 1-8; correspondence from Neal Heflin to his future wife Bertie Shackelford; Jan 26 1913-June 7 1914
Box 5; folder 9a; military ball dance card; 1914
Box 5; folder 9b; military ball dance card, cadet corps membership card; 1912, 1907
Box 5; folder 10; photographic postcard with group portrait of the WVU Cadet Corps; 1910
Box 5; folder 11; photograph of Heflin in cadet uniform; ca. 1913
Box 5; folder 12; metal badge depicting West Virginia state seal; undated

Box 6; certificate appointing Heflin to the rank of Cadet Major; 1913

Oversize Folder in Map Cabinet: WVU fraternity banner; ca. 1910.

Unboxed: Election kit from the Vote Gard company, empty; undated

Dates

  • 1910-1965

Creator

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

2.25 Linear Feet (2 ft. 3 in. (4 document cases, 5 in. each); (1 oversize box, 3 in.); (1 flat storage box, 1 1/2 in.); (1 oversize folder in map cabinet, 1/2 in.); (unboxed, 1 vote gard box, 2 in.))

Language

English

Overview

Papers of Neal Heflin and his daughter, Lois Heflin. Includes family papers, West Virginia University student records and publications (the Heflins were WVU students), and materials regarding West Virginia history and tourism. Neal Heflin attended West Virginia University in the early 20th century and remained in West Virginia throughout his life, living in both Clarksburg and Fairmont.

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/

Creator

Title
Neal Heflin Papers
Author
Laureen Wilson
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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