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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 254
Politics and government. 226
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 194
Morgantown (W. Va.) 185
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 175
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Land. 163
Genealogy 155
Diaries and journals. 149
Education 115
Universities and colleges 102
Coal mining. 100
Elections 95
Rivers and river valleys. 90
Preston County (W. Va.) 88
Lawyers - letters and papers. 84
Women's history -- 1850-1899 84
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 82
Farms and farming. 80
World War II. 77
Railroads 76
Harrison County (W. Va.) 73
General stores 71
Taxation 69
Wheeling (W. Va.) 69
Women's history -- 1900-1929 68
Politicians -- United States 67
Surveyors and surveying. 66
United States -- Politics and government 65
Frontier and pioneer life 63
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 61
Transportation 60
World War, 1914-1918 58
Agriculture 57
Authors -- Letters and papers 56
Birth, marriage, and death records. 55
Randolph County (W. Va.) 55
Church buildings 53
Coal mining - coal companies. 53
Maps. 52
Women's history -- 1929-1950 52
Marion County (W. Va.) 51
Slaves and slavery. 51
Lumber trade 49
Mills and mill-work 49
Court records 48
Travel accounts. 45
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 44
Petroleum industry and trade 44
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 43
Union names. 43
Unions. SEE ALSO Labor organization. 42
Art and artists 41
Greenbrier County (W. Va.) 40
West Virginia -- Politics and government 40
Steamboats 39
Parkersburg. 38
Railroads - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. 38
Revolutionary War. 38
Taylor County (W. Va.) 38
West Virginia - Governors. 38
Wood County (W. Va.) 38
Baptists 37
Livestock 37
Women's history -- 1800-1849 36
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) 35
New Deal, 1933-1939 35
Pennsylvania 35
Tucker County (W. Va.) 34
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 32
Teachers 32
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 32
Virginia 32
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Fairmont. 29
Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 29
Women's history -- 1951-present 29
Ohio 28
Barbour County (W. Va.) 27
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 27
Civil War -- War diaries 27
Environmentalism. 27
Iron furnaces and iron industry. 27
Kentucky 27
Monroe County (W. Va.) 27
Photography 27
Statehood politics -- West Virginia 27
Charleston. 26
Civil War -- letters 26
Medicine. SEE ALSO Folk medicine. 26
Physicians - letters and papers. 26
Politicians 26
West Virginia - Politics and government. 26
Fairmont (W. Va.) 25
Hampshire County (W. Va.) 25
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West Virginia University. 128
West Virginia University 67
United Mine Workers of America 50
Democratic Party (U.S.) 45
Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 38
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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 38
West Virginia University. President 34
West Virginia University. Library 31
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 29
United States. Congress. Senate 29
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 28
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 28
United States Congress. 28
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 27
West Virginia University. Agricultural Extension Service 27
Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 25
West Virginia. Legislature 24
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 23
Byrd, Robert C. 23
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 23
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 23
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 23
Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911 22
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 21
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 21
Smith family 20
West Virginia University. Department of History 19
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 18
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 18
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 18
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 18
Davis family 17
Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884 17
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 17
Monongalia County 17
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 16
Brown, John. 16
Camden, J. N. (Johnson Newlon), 1828-1908 16
Strother, David Hunter, 1816-1888 16
United States. Army 16
West Virginia University. College of Agriculture 16
Callahan, James Morton, 1864-1956 15
Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1858-1939 15
Monongalia Academy (Morgantown, W. Va.) 15
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 15
Dayton, Alston Gordon 14
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 14
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 14
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 14
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 14
Van Winkle, P. G. (Peter Godwin), 1808-1872 14
Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961 13
Debar, Joseph Hubert Diss. 13
Goff, Nathan, 1843-1920 13
Hayman family 13
Meadows, Clarence W. 13
Moore, Arch A., Jr. (Arch Alfred), 1923-2015 13
Morgan family 13
Patteson, Okey L. 13
Summers, Festus P. (Festus Paul), 1895-1971 13
White, I. C. (Israel Charles), 1848-1927 13
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 12
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 12
Core, Earl Lemley, 1902-1984 12
Dawson, William M.O. 12
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 12
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 12
Moore family 12
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 12
Washington, George, 1732-1799 12
Weston State Hospital 12
Barron, W. W. 11
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 11
Fleming, A. B. (Aretas Brooks), 1839-1923 11
Gore, Howard M. 11
Post, Melville Davisson, 1869-1930 11
West Virginia University. College of Pharmacy 11
American Federation of Labor 10
Brown family 10
Chitwood, Oliver Perry, 1874-1971 10
Evans family 10
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 10
Goff, David, 1804?-1878 10
Hallanan, Walter S. (Walter Simms), 1890-1962 10
Jackson family 10
MacCorkle, William Alexander, 1857-1930 10
Robinson family 10
Ruffner family 10
West Virginia University. Department of Biology 10
Wilson, William Lyne, 1843-1900 10
Consolidation Coal Company 9
Dayton, Spencer. 9
Glasscock, Wm. E. (William Ellsworth), 1862-1925 9
Green, William. 9
Hall family 9
Hardesty, David C., Jr. 9
Johnson, Louis. 9
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 9
Lewis family 9
Lightburn, Joseph Andrew Jackson, 1824-1901. 9
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