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130th Air Commando Group, History

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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