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130th Air Commando Group, History

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Collection Number: A&M.2924
Overview HISTORY OF THE 130th AIR COMMANDO GROUP, KANAWHA AIRPORT, CHARLESTON, WV. Prepared for the Historical Office, 130th Combat Support Squadron by the Information Section. August 1, 1966. 9 p. HISTORY OF THE 130th AIR COMMANDO GROUP. No date. 5 p. 129th AIR COMMANDO GROUP UNIT HISTORY. No date. 2p. HEADQUARTERS 130th AIR COMMANDO GROUP, Final Report, March 28, 1966. 7p.

201st National Guard, Regiment Histories

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Collection Number: A&M.1297
Overview Histories of the 201st National Guard Regiment. This regiment dates back to colonial times, beginning as Captain Morgan Morgan's company of militia, and has served with merit in nearly every war in which the United States has engaged. Specific details of this unit's deployment are included in an index.

4-H Project, West Virginia Flowers and Trees and Other Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1153
Overview Projects and posters regarding West Virginia flowers and trees, as well as African wildlife. Projects include fifteen collections of leaves and flowers, labeled and mounted on cardboard. These project boards also include the wild flower conservation pledge and a poem about roadside flowers. The posters, distributed by the East African Wild Life Society include the zebra, water buck, lion, buffalo, and black rhinoceros. The collection also includes the following miscellaneous items: a quadrangle...

A. & R. Fisher Paper Company Ledger

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Collection Number: A&M.3077
Overview The ledger of a Wheeling paper manufacturing business of the 1830s and 1840s under the partnership of Archibald and Robert Fisher. This ledger is principally a cash book of receipts and payments of the firm from 1840 until 1844 for labor, supplies, sales, repairs and improvements. Noted for production of coarser types of papers often used for stationery, their Point paper mill employed 17 hands whose products were sold by the company throughout the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys with a total...

A. Carl Hughes, Lawyer, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1804
Overview A. Carl Hughes was a lawyer in Weston, West Virginia. Chiefly contains several pieces of undated printed materials for businesses in Weston, West Virginia, such as letter head, envelopes, and business cards, including Hughes's own letter head and blank witness attendance tickets. Also includes one 1914 letter from Hughes regarding his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the office of prosecuting attorney.

A. Gordon Dayton, Student, Latin Copy Book

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Collection Number: A&M.0741
Overview A copy book belonging to A. Gordon Dayton, containing his Latin lessons from Sept. 15, 1874 to Mar. 7, 1876, done while he was a WVU student.

A. J. Legg, Author, Typescript Regarding History of Panther Mountain Community

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Collection Number: A&M.4231
Scope and Contents Bound typescript entitled "A History of Panther Mountain Community (Nicholas County, West Virginia)" written by A.J. Legg of Albion, West Virginia in 1930 and published by the Agricultural Extension Division, Morgantown, West Virginia. The typescript covers the history of the community from the earliest settlement by American pioneers until the post-Civil War period. Includes coverage of topics such as the origin of the community's name, early land titles, leading families, and local schools,...

A. Philip Randolph, Civil Rights and Labor Leader, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1530
Overview Papers of Asa Philip Randolph, a prominent civil rights and labor leader, who founded and edited The Messenger, an influential black radical labor newspaper of the 1920s and who organized and presided over the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the only independent, viable black trade union in the American labor movement. Much of the correspondence deals with raising subscriptions for The Messenger, gaining an International...

Aaron Chipps, Coal Miner, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3129
Overview The collection of the papers of a Morgantown coal miner and electrician focuses upon the development of coal mining technology. It includes operations and maintenance manuals, diagrams, and catalogs for a variety of mining equipment and parts. It also includes notes and material for Chipp's study of mining technology and electricity.

Aaron Ruble Civil War Letters

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Collection Number: A&M.3034
Overview Two letters from Chestnut Run, near Burning Springs, Wirt Co. to Robert Caldweel and Edward Wright of Thompsonville, Washington Co., PA. Ruble inquires whether Caldwell and Wright desire continue drilling for oil on his land. He mentions it would be safe for them to visit, despite the Civil War, since there are many Pennsylvanians working there who move about freely.

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Account books 262
Politics and government. 211
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 201
Morgantown (W. Va.) 188
Land. 183
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Monongalia County (W. Va.) 178
Diaries and journals. 155
Genealogy 151
Education 120
Women's history -- 1850-1899 108
Coal mining. 107
Universities and colleges 104
Elections 96
Rivers and river valleys. 96
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 92
Preston County (W. Va.) 86
Lawyers - letters and papers. 83
Railroads 83
Farms and farming. 82
Harrison County (W. Va.) 82
Women's history -- 1900-1929 82
World War II. 79
Taxation 78
Wheeling (W. Va.) 78
General stores 77
Surveyors and surveying. 75
Transportation 67
Frontier and pioneer life 64
Maps. 64
Birth, marriage, and death records. 60
Lumber trade 60
World War, 1914-1918 60
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 59
Women's history -- 1929-1950 59
Randolph County (W. Va.) 58
Slaves and slavery. 57
Agriculture 56
Authors -- Letters and papers 56
Coal mining - coal companies. 56
Church buildings 54
Mills and mill-work 53
Marion County (W. Va.) 52
Petroleum industry and trade 52
Court records 50
Parkersburg. 46
Travel accounts. 46
Union names. 45
Unions. SEE ALSO Labor organization. 45
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 44
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 44
Women's history -- 1800-1849 43
Steamboats 41
Taylor County (W. Va.) 41
Greenbrier County (W. Va.) 40
Art and artists 39
Fairmont. 39
Livestock 39
Revolutionary War. 39
Virginia 39
Wood County (W. Va.) 38
Baptists 37
Railroads - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. 37
Tucker County (W. Va.) 37
Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 36
New Deal, 1933-1939 35
Pennsylvania 35
Civil War - prisons and prisoners. 34
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) 34
Banks and banking 33
Teachers 33
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 32
Cemeteries and cemetery readings 31
Churches -- Methodist 31
Kentucky 31
Ohio 31
Women's history -- 1951-present 31
Coal mining - Labor organization. 30
Ohio River 30
Charleston. 29
Civil War -- War diaries 29
Environmentalism. 29
Gas industry 29
Pittsburgh (Pa.) 29
Pocahontas County (W. Va.) 29
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 28
Monroe County (W. Va.) 28
Ohio County (W. Va.) 28
Barbour County (W. Va.) 27
Medicine. SEE ALSO Folk medicine. 27
Photography 27
Statehood politics -- West Virginia 27
Estate settlements. 26
Iron furnaces and iron industry. 26
Physicians - letters and papers. 26
Academies (Private schools) 25
Hardy County (W. Va.) 25
Jefferson County. 25
Judges - letters and papers. 25
Nicholas County (W. Va.) 25
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West Virginia University. 121
West Virginia University 65
Democratic Party (U.S.) 52
United Mine Workers of America 51
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 40
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Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 38
West Virginia University. President 34
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 32
West Virginia University. Library 31
Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 30
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 30
United States Congress. 30
United States. Congress. Senate 30
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 29
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 28
West Virginia University. Agricultural Extension Service 27
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 25
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 25
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 24
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 24
Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911 24
West Virginia. Legislature 24
Byrd, Robert C. 23
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 23
Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884 23
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 23
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 23
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 21
Davis family 20
Smith family 20
Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1858-1939 19
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 19
Gore, Howard M. 18
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 18
Strother, David Hunter, 1816-1888 18
Van Winkle, P. G. (Peter Godwin), 1808-1872 18
Camden, J. N. (Johnson Newlon), 1828-1908 17
Debar, Joseph Hubert Diss. 17
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 17
United States. Army 17
West Virginia University. Department of History 17
Brown, John. 16
Goff family 16
Monongalia County 16
West Virginia University. College of Agriculture 16
Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961 15
Dayton, Alston Gordon 15
Goff, Nathan, 1843-1920 15
Hayman family 15
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 15
Monongalia Academy (Morgantown, W. Va.) 15
Morgan family 15
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 15
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 15
MacCorkle, William Alexander, 1857-1930 14
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 14
White, I. C. (Israel Charles), 1848-1927 14
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 13
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 13
Callahan, James Morton, 1864-1956 13
Dayton, Spencer. 13
Fleming, A. B. (Aretas Brooks), 1839-1923 13
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 13
Meadows, Clarence W. 13
Patteson, Okey L. 13
Summers, Festus P. (Festus Paul), 1895-1971 13
Washington, George, 1732-1799 13
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 12
Core, Earl Lemley, 1902-1984 12
Goff, David 12
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 12
Lewis family 12
Mathews, Henry M. (Henry Mason), 1834-1884 12
McGraw, John T. 12
Moore family 12
Moore, Arch A., Jr. (Arch Alfred), 1923-2015 12
Price, Samuel, 1805-1884 12
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 12
West Virginia University. College of Engineering 12
West Virginia University. Department of Biology 12
Wilson, William Lyne, 1843-1900 12
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 11
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 11
Jacob, John Jeremiah. 11
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 11
Neal family 11
Ward family 11
Watson, James O. 11
West Virginia University. College of Pharmacy 11
Weston State Hospital 11
Agricultural College of West Virginia 10
American Federation of Labor 10
Barron, W. W. 10
Brown family 10
Dawson, William M.O. 10
Dille, Thomas Ray 10
Green, William. 10
Hallanan, Walter S. (Walter Simms), 1890-1962 10
Johnson, Louis. 10
Post, Melville Davisson, 1869-1930 10
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