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Collection Number: A&M.1909
Overview Correspondence, financial records, speeches, reports, blueprints, and pamphlets of a Bluefield banker and businessman who was a treasurer of the Democratic Executive Committee and a member of the Board of Governors of West Virginia University. Subjects include numerous businesses in the Bluefield area, Bluefield State College, Concord College, Bank of Bramwell, Island Creek Coal Company, Norfolk and Western Railroad, Pocahontas Fuel Company, Smokeless Operators Association, Virginia Railway,...
Collection Number: A&M.1848
Scope and Contents Papers of P. D. Strausbaugh, former head of the Department of Botany, author of a biology textbook, and professor of Botany at WVU.Papers consist mainly of correspondence concerning the writing, compiling, editing, and revising a college biology text in cooperation with B. R. Weimar and Earl L. Core. Also included are letters concerning the investigation of plants for identification, the making of "Wild Flowers of the Alleghenies" and other moving pictures, and the signing of tackle...
Collection Number: A&M.1617
Overview Letters to Conley, editor of the West Virginia University Monongalian, giving reminiscences of University Presidents Alexander Martin, John Rhey Thompson, Eli Marsh Turner, and Daniel B. Purinton. Correspondents include Elizabeth I. Moore, James M. Buckley, and Henry VanDyke.
Collection Number: A&M.2981
Overview Three typescripts and oversize framed materials compiled by Phil Conley (1887-1979), a West Virginia historian, author, and teacher. Typescripts are from "Know Your State" in 1962 and 1963. They cover the first governor of Ohio, Edward Tiffin; the four governors of Ohio that were from West Virginia; and the Shawnee chief, Cornstalk. Framed items consist of an 1876 map of Charleston, West Virginia; a 1979 House of Delegates resolution honoring Conley; and two undated portraits of Conley....
Dates: 1876, 1962-1979 and undated
Collection Number: A&M.1913
Overview Correspondence, speeches, reminiscences, and newspaper clippings of a West Virginia newspaperman, state auditor, 1927-1929, and businessman. Subjects covered include the West Virginia gubernatorial campaign of 1924, Rush D. Holt's decision to run for the U.S. Senate in 1934, oil wildcatting ventures of Michael Benedum and J.C. Trees, the economy, oil imports, depletion allowances on the production of oil and gas, and labor legislation. Correspondents include Holmes Alexander, Robert C. Byrd,...
Dates: 1915-1964 ca.
Collection Number: A&M.2050
Scope and Contents Correspondence, reports, financial records, and minutes of the West Virginia Centennial Commission from 1958-1964. This material was obtained for the Library by Festus P. Summers, commission member. Much of Dr. Summers' personal correspondence as a commission member is included. Correspondents include Don Crislip, Cecil H. Underwood, P.H. Price, Lyndon B. Johnson, Philip Conley, William D. Barns, Ross B. Johnson, Festus P. Summers, Robert L. Hogg, George More, Frances Krauskopf, Donovan Bond,...
- Names: Conley, Philip Mallory, 1887- X
- Universities and colleges 2
- Account books 1
- Banks - Bank of Bramwell. 1
- Banks and banking 1
- Biology 1
- Bluefield (W. Va.) 1
- Botany 1
- Botany -- West Virginia 1
- Botany and botanists. 1
- Coal mining - coal operators associations. 1
- Coal mining. 1
- Elections 1
- Fort Randolph (Point Pleasant, W. Va.) 1
- Gas industry 1
- Jefferson County (W. Va.) 1
- Petroleum industry and trade 1
- Politics and government. 1
- Railroads 1
- Railroads - Norfolk and Western Railroad. 1
- Railroads - Virginia Railroad. 1
- South America 1
- Travel accounts. 1
- West Virginia -- Centennial celebrations, etc. 1
- Winding Gulf Collieries 1
- Women's history -- 1929-1950 1
- Women's history -- 1951-present 1 ∧ less