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Arthur B. Koontz (1885-1963) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1912
Overview Photographs, correspondence, telegrams, and memorabilia of a corporation lawyer, banker, businessman, Democratic candidate for governor in 1920 and the U.S. Senate in 1934, a Democratic National Committeeman, 1940-1958, a member of West Virginia University's Board of Governors, and holder of the Order of Vandalia for service to West Virginia University. Subjects include the Democratic National Committee, the Democratic Convention and campaign of 1956, and Koontz's bequests to colleges and...
Dates: 1907-1964

Carleton Custer Pierce (1877-1958) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1674
Overview Military records, business papers, and correspondence of a brigadier general, Kingwood attorney, state legislator, secretary of the West Virginia Horticultural Society, state adjutant general, and state Selective Service director. Other papers include a letter book, West Virginia National Guard, 1903-1907; state Selective Service memoranda, 1940-1947; and a "Historical Record of Selective Service in West Virginia." Other subjects include the Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad, Pierce's coal...
Dates: ca. 1840-1955

Charles W. Osenton (b.1865) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1215
Overview Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other papers, of a state senate minority leader, 1899-1901, prominent Fayette County lawyer, and Democratic committeeman. Subjects include Osenton's early life; his law training at Georgetown University; his election to the state senate as a "silver" Democrat; William Jennings Bryan's tour of West Virginia, 1908; the presidential election of 1908; and Champ Clark's battle for the Democratic nomination, 1912. The papers also include a collection of...
Dates: ca. 1847-1920

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1606
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. Marshall (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association...
Dates: 1787-1957

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0258
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. marshal (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association Against...
Dates: 1787-1957

Democratic Party Recording and Brochure

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Collection Number: A&M.2329
Overview Brochure and phonograph record promoting "Commitment 70", Democratic Party fund raising drive for the 1970 elections.
Dates: 1970

George C. McIntosh (1868-1935) Typed Document

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Collection Number: A&M.2599
Overview Memoirs of a retired newspaperman, editor, and Republican state house representative (1898-1901). McIntosh supported the Republican party and coal operator interests through his newspapers and periodicals, which included: HUNTINGTON GAZETTE, HUNTINGTON SUNDAY GAZETTE, HINTON FREE LANCE, FAYETTE JOURNAL, NEWS-MAIL CO., RALEIGH HERALD, and company magazines for the Island Creek Coal Company and Solvay Collieries. McIntosh discusses: his early employment on the railroads as census taker and...
Dates: 1895-1920

George Seldon Wallace (1871-1963) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1710
Overview Papers of a Huntington attorney, member of the West Virginia National Guard, 1909-1916, employee of the C.&O. Railway Company, president of the Union Bank and Trust Company of Huntington, president of the Ben Lomond Company, president of the Blackberry, Kentucky and West Virginia Coal and Coke Company, attorney for Central City, prosecuting attorney of Cabell County, 1905-1908, chairman of a county Democratic committee, and delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 1912. Wallace...
Dates: 1898-1963

Gray Silver (1870-1935), Agriculturalist and Banker, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0164
Overview Personal and business papers of the Martinsburg agriculturalist and banker who was a representative of the American Farm Bureau Federation in Washington and a member of the West Virginia Senate, 1907-1913. Much of the material relates to fruit growing and marketing and other business activities of Silver, as well as Democrat politics. Subjects covered include: requests and discussions of the merits of political appointments; lobbying within and through the Democrat Party for agricultural...
Dates: 1903-1935

Harley Martin Kilgore (1893-1956), Senator, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0967
Scope and Contents Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. Includes typescripts, correspondence, printed materials, clippings, broadsides, and a photograph. Topics include congressional bills and legislation on diverse subjects; committees with which Kilgore was involved, including the Senate Military Affairs Subcommittee on War Mobilization, the Special Committee Investigating the National Defense Program (also known as the Truman Committee), the Committee on Military Affairs, and the...
Dates: 1937-1956

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Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 8
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 7
United States. Congress. Senate 7
West Virginia. Legislature 7
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 6
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Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 5
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 5
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 5
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 5
Sutherland, Howard 5
Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1858-1939 4
Conley, William G. (William Gustavus), 1866-1940 4
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 4
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 4
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 4
United Mine Workers of America 4
United States National Guard - West Virginia. 4
United States. Congress 4
Watson, C. W. 4
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 3
Glasscock, Wm. E. (William Ellsworth), 1862-1925 3
Green, William. 3
Hallanan, Walter S. (Walter Simms), 1890-1962 3
Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986 3
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 3
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 3
MacCorkle, William Alexander, 1857-1930 3
McGrath, J. Howard (James Howard), 1903-1966 3
Meadows, Clarence W. 3
Patteson, Okey L. 3
Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 3
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 3
United States. National Bituminous Coal Commission 3
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 3
American Legion 2
Associated Press 2
Association Against the Prohibition Amendment 2
Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937 2
Barns, Fleming and Company 2
Barns, James F. 2
Barns, John S. 2
Barns, John S. and Company 2
Barns, Thomas. 2
Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961 2
Dawson, William M.O. 2
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 2
Democratic Executive Committee 2
Edmiston, Andrew. 2
Fairmont Broadcasting Company. 2
Fairmont Newspaper Publishing Company 2
Fleming Association 2
Fleming, James R. 2
Hall, Septimus (1847-1926) 2
Hall, Septimus. 2
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 2
Jackson Coal Company 2
Johnson, Hugh S. (Hugh Samuel), 1882-1942 2
Johnson, Louis. 2
Kelly, Robert G. 2
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 2
Mallison, Samuel T. 2
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 2
McGraw, John T. 2
Monongah Mines Relief Committee 2
National Miners' Union (U.S.) 2
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 2
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 2
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 2
Rose, Herschel H. 2
Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944 2
Smith, Clarence Edwin Jr. 2
Smith, Clarence Edwin, 1885-1959. 2
Smith, Clarence L. 2
Smith, Earl H. 2
Smith, Mary Fleming. 2
United States - Railway Administration. 2
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary 2
Virginia Military Institute 2
Watson, James O. 2
West Virginia University 2
Weston State Hospital 2
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 2
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Alderson, J. D. (John Duffy), 1854-1910 1
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 1
America First Committee 1
American Farm Bureau Federation 1
American Federation of Labor 1
Andrews, T. Coleman (Thomas Coleman), 1899-1983 1
Appleton, John W. M. 1
Archer, Mather. 1
Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956 1
Bell, David. 1
Ben Lamond Company 1
Bennett, J.M. 1
Bennett, W.R. 1
Black, Hugo LaFayette, 1886-1971 1
Blackberry, Kentucky and West Virginia Coal and Coke Company 1
Blizzard, William M. O. 1
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