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Albert Blakeslee White (1856-1941) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0110
Overview Business, political, and official correspondence of the eleventh governor, 1901-1905, of West Virginia. Owner and editor of the STATE JOURNAL, Parkersburg, 1881-1899, White was associated with many banking and manufacturing enterprises, and was tax commissioner of West Virginia in 1907 and 1908, collector of internal revenues in 1889, 1897, and 1921, and a Republican member of the legislature in 1926. Among the correspondents are G.W. Atkinson, Waitman T. Barbe, Calvin Coolidge, John J....
Dates: 1888-1929

Bessie Jane Reed Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1845
Overview Correspondence, poems, and clippings of a secondary and normal school librarian in Fairmont and West Liberty, West Virginia. Subjects include the West Virginia Library Association. There is one letter each from Mary Meek Atkeson and Waitman Barbe.
Dates: 1918-1924

Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Chapter, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3186
Overview Record book, photo and certificate of the West Virginia University Alpha chapter of a national honorary fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa. A chapter charter was granted only to those institutions whose standards measured up to a high scholastic ideal. The fraternity's purpose being to undertake to conserve the influences that were restored and liberated by the Renaissance, specifically those influences that refine and humanize mankind. Membership was open to those undergraduate seniors in the top...
Dates: 1910-1936

Virgil Anson Lewis, Historian, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1507
Overview Published and unpublished manuscripts, correspondence, and speeches of Virgil A. Lewis (1848-1912), the first state historian and archivist and a former state superintendent of schools. Subjects include the exploration, Indian wars, and settlement of Western Virginia; the Tory insurrection in the Valley of Lost River, 1781; the West Virginia new state movement; Masonry in West Virginia; Andrew S. Rowan; and various West Virginia authors. Correspondents include: George W. Atkinson, Waitman...
Dates: 1895-1912

Waitman Barbe, Photographs of English Literary Landmarks

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Collection Number: A&M.0360
Overview Photographs of English literary landmarks collected by Waitman Barbe, a professor of English at West Virginia University.
Dates: undated

Waitman T. Barbe (1864-1925) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0831
Overview Papers of the managing editor of the Parkersburg DAILY STATE JOURNAL, 1889-1895, editor of the WEST VIRGINIA SCHOOL JOURNAL, and member of the English faculty of West Virginia University, 1895-1925. The collection includes manuscripts of Barbe's published poetry and unpublished short stories, correspondence, notes, speeches, class lectures, illustrations for short stories drawn by John Rettig, a scrapbook of clippings of reviews and correspondence relating to Barbe's book, GOING TO COLLEGE, and...
Dates: 1884-1930

West Virginia University, Honorary Degrees, Lists

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Collection Number: A&M.2583
Overview Two lists, alphabetical and chronological, of honorary degree recipients of West Virginia University. Recipients include Newton D. Baker, Waitman Barbe, Michael Benedum, Luis Borges, Pearl Buck, Robert C. Byrd, Henry S. Commager, Roy Bird Cook, Earl Core, John J. Cornwell, Marmaduke Dent, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Henry D. Hatfield, John L. Lewis, J.A. McBride, Jennings Randolph, Sam Rayburn, Harold E. Stassen, Cyrus Vance, I.C. White, and Charles Yeager.
Dates: 1873-1988

William Lyne Wilson (1843-1900) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1694
Overview Correspondence, diaries, writings, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous papers of Wilson, a private in the Twelfth Virginia Cavalry (Confederate), President of West Virginia University, 1882-1883, member of Congress, 1883-1895, Postmaster General, 1895-1897, author of the Wilson-Gorman Tariff, 1894, and President of Washington and Lee University, 1897-1900. The collection includes portions of the diaries covering the years 1862-1863, 1865, 1868-1870, 1877-1891, 1896-1899. Most of the...
Dates: 1862-1900

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