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West Virginia University, Office of Multicultural Programs, Mountaineer Week and Other Event Records

Collection Number: A&M 5265

Scope and Contents

Records from the Office of Multicultural Programs, specifically pertaining to their work on events. Much of the collection pertains to Mountaineer Week, which is an event that celebrates Appalachian culture and heritage. Other materials pertain to programs like WVU Up All Night (also known as UpAllNight and WVUp All Night), which is an award winning late night program for students to participate in during the weekends; the Madrigal Dinner formerly hosted at the Mountainlair; movie viewing events; and more. Regarding the Mountaineer Week materials, the binders include correspondence, printed material such as promotional material, vendor forms (note that the 1995 binder starts in 1994 and includes vendor forms for the Jackson’s Mill Jubilee), budgets and other financial documentation, clippings, etc. The binders focus on planning the various events that go into Mountaineer Week, including a beard growing challenge, races, children’s activities, the craft fair, the country vittles dinner, turkey calling, storytelling, music, and more.

This collection is minimally processed.


  • Creation: ca. 1957-2017


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Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Researchers may access born digital materials by requesting to view the materials in person by appointment or remotely by contacting the West Virginia & Regional History Center reference department at

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.


12.1 Linear Feet (12 ft. 1/2 in. (6 oversize record cartons, 17 in. each); (1 record carton, 15 in.); (2 document cases, 5 in. each); (2 document cases, 2 1/2 in. each); (1 flat storage box, 3 in.); (1 flat storage box, 3 1/2 in.); (unboxed photographs, 6 in.); (2 unboxed artifacts))

0.82 Gigabytes (95 files, formats include .mp3, .xls, .ppt, .wpl, .mp4, .jpg, .tif)

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:

West Virginia University, Office of Multicultural Programs, Mountaineer Week and Other Event Records
Jane LaBarbara
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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