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Francis L. Warder Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1669
Overview Papers of a Grafton attorney, judge of the Ninth Judicial Circuit, and coal producer. Material includes papers of the Taylor County Democratic Executive Committee, 1934; Anna Jarvis' correspondence concerning her legal affairs in Taylor County; and records of coal production at the Warder mine, 1948-1952.
Dates: 1934-1952

Frank Hereford (1825-1891) Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M.1367
Scope and Contents Hereford was a lawyer and politician and served in the House of Representatives from 1871 to 1877 when he was elected to the Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Allen T. Caperton. He served until 1881. The papers include letters of recommendation; congratulations on his election to the Senate; correspondence on West Virginia politics; an editorial letter on the "salary grab;" and letters urging Hereford to run for re-election in 1881.Correspondents include: Daniel W....
Dates: 1866-1892

Frank Hereford (1825-1891) Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M.1386
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Congressman and U.S. Senator, Frank Hereford. Papers deal with the machinations of the Camden-Davis ring, Hereford's election to the Senate, and West Virginia politics. Most of the letters involve the attempts of Johnson Camden and John E. Kenna to secure Hereford a seat on the Utah Commission in 1886.

Correspondents include: J. Ogden Murray, John E. Kenna, Johnson N. Camden, Lewis Baker, John Brannon, John Echds, and J. W. McCreery.
Dates: 1874-1901

George C. McIntosh (1868-1935) Typed Document

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

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

Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1199
Overview Papers of Judge Gideon D. Camden (1805-1891) of Clarksburg, Harrison County, West Virginia, and papers of his grandson Wilson Lee Camden (1870-1958). Gideon D. Camden was a lawyer, Democratic politician, member of the Virginia Convention of 1850-1851, circuit judge, and state senator (1872-1876). His papers include correspondence, legal and business papers, surveys and plats, and printed material. Subjects include Virginia, West Virginia, and national politics; the railroad, oil, timber, and...
Dates: 1784-1958, undated

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

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

Collection Number: A&M.0967
Overview 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 Truman Committee, the Committee on Military Affairs, and the Committee on the Judiciary; the National Science Foundation; various presidential...
Dates: 1937-1956

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

Collection Number: A&M.3143
Overview Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. Includes typescripts, clippings, printed materials, and correspondence regarding U.S. Senate voting and campaigning; the Senate Judiciary Committee; correspondence with Federal government agencies, various individuals, and West Virginia state agencies; Senate legislation on a variety of topics, including appropriation, education, health, and housing; various West Virginia subjects and individuals; Kilgore's speeches, press releases,...
Dates: 1941-1956, undated

Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1028
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers of politician and industrialist Henry Gassaway Davis (November 16, 1823 - March 11, 1916), a Democrat who served in the West Virginia Legislature, 1866-1871, and the U.S. Senate, 1871-1883. Davis was also the Democratic vice-presidential nominee in 1904. A reel of microfilm includes two private account books (1867-1915) and a letter book (1898-1916), which mentions several state and national Democratic leaders including Stephen B. Elkins and John T. McGraw. There...
Dates: 1867-1916

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