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Matthew Mansfield Neely (1874-1958), Politician, Scrapbooks

Collection Number: A&M.1353
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings on Neely's controversy as a law student at WVU, and his subsequent career as a lawyer, Mayor of Fairmont, Congressman, and United States Senator.
Dates: 1900-1924

Matthew Mansfield Neely (1874-1958), Politician, Scrapbooks

Collection Number: A&M.1384
Scope and Contents The two volumes of newspaper clippings cover the years 1913-1916, and 1922-1927 and are concerned with Neely's activities as Congressman and Senator, including his abortive attempt to have Judge A. G. Dayton impeached. There are also two volumes of speeches (clippings from the Congressional Record) for years 1926-1928, and 1931-1932.
Dates: 1913-1932

Oliver Perry Chitwood (1874-1971), History Professor, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2219
Overview Correspondence, research notes, and manuscripts of a professor of history at West Virginia University (1907-1946), professor emeritus (1946-1971), and author of several college history textbooks and biographies. Subjects include book publishing, newspaper and magazine articles, correspondence with legislators and congressmen, personal correspondence, former students, and the Democratic Convention delegate selection in 1928. Also included are materials on Chitwood's books JOHN TYLER: CHAMPION OF...
Dates: 1907-1969

Preston County Miscellaneous Papers, Political Papers and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.0996
Scope and Contents Petition, resolutions, memos, clippings, and advertisements concerning change in state constitution, Democratic Party in Preston County, Polk-Clay election, Congressional election ca. 1862, and American Arm & Leg Company.
Dates: 1842-1871

Robert G. Kelly Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1959
Overview Correspondence, telegrams, newspaper clippings, reports, and speeches of a Democratic Party official; correspondence and minutes of Democratic State Executive Committee meetings. Subjects include West Virginia gubernatorial campaign of 1932, political patronage, federal relief programs in West Virginia, Rush Holt's senatorial campaign of 1934, the Holt-Kelly feud, and the miners' strike of 1939 Correspondents include Robert G. Kelly, Herman Guy Kump, M.M. Neely, Joe L. Smith, Homer A. Holt,...
Dates: 1932-1941

Rush Dew Holt (1905-1955) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0873
Overview Papers of Rush Dew Holt, Sr. (1905-1955) relating to his personal and political activities. Types of material include publications, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera, among others. The collection is divided into six series: Personal and Political Papers (1840-2000 and undated), Artifacts (1939-1952 and undated), Legislative Records (1920-1955 and undated), Constituent Services (1923-1954 and undated), Press and Media Activity (1925-2003 and undated), and Administrative Files...
Dates: 1840-2003; Majority of material found within 1918-1955

Septimus Hall (1847-1926) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1634
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Septimus Hall (1847- 1926), a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1872 and a state legislator. Letters concern state politics, 1881-1886, and the Virginia Debt Commission, 1913-1916. Correspondents include: J. J. Woods, Johnson N. Camden, E. D. Talbott, & W. E. Chilton. The papers include an autograph volume with signatures of the members of the State Legislature, 1881-1882. ...
Dates: 1881-1919

Septimus Hall Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0561
Scope and Contents A letter regarding Mr. Hall's commission as notary public in Wetzel County; bills from the West Virginia Penitentiary, and Sweeneys & Co., Wheeling; and a typed copy of the democratic state platform in West Virginia for 1912.Addendum: A letter from Clarence M. Hall of San Jose, California, to Septimus Hall dated December 12, 1912; two copies of messages of Governor Wilson and W. F. McCombs to C. M. Hall dated May 13, 1911; and two copies of each of the following three reprinted...
Dates: 1871-1912

Talbott-Tolbert Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1026
Overview Mainly papers of Samuel T. Tolbert, a onetime constable of Lewis County and postmaster at Frenchton, who operated a general store and acted as agent and surveyor for out-of-state landowners. Included are the papers of Zadock Lanham, J.S. Wilson, John L. Jacob, and W.C. Tolbert. There are surveys, legal papers, correspondence, and lottery certificates from Ohio and Delaware, and Democratic state and county election tickets. Correspondents include Lewis Maxwell, J.M. Bennett, and F.H. Pierpont.
Dates: 1784-1914 1931

Thomas Beall Davis, Businessman and Politician, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3197
Overview Correspondence of businessman and politician Thomas Beall Davis (1828-1911), brother of Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916). Most of the letters and telegrams concern the lobbying efforts of individuals and organizations to influence Davis when he filled an unexpired term in the House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress (June 6, 1905-March 3, 1907). There are many requests for appointments, discharges, and pensions. Also lobbying requests for interstate commerce requiring subsidies or...
Dates: 1896-1913

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