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Thomas C. Townsend Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M.1596
Overview Publicity file of T.C. Townsend covering his primary race for the Republican gubernatorial nomination and his subsequent race against the Democratic nominee, H. Guy Kump, in 1932. The scrapbook also contains some loose clippings pertaining to Townsend's support of the Dewey-Bricker presidential ticket in 1944.
Dates: 1932

Vause W. Marshall Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1198
Overview Papers of a Williamsport rare book and manuscripts dealer include correspondence relating to the book trade, dealer book lists and catalogues, and correspondence on West Virginia and national politics, 1880-1946; the Garner for President Committee; the Rush D. Holt campaign of 1940; the National Jeffersonian Democrats; and the state Democratic Executive Committee. There is one folder of John T. McGraw papers. Correspondents include Charles H. Ambler, Roy Bird Cook, W.E.B. DuBois, P.S. DuPont,...
Dates: 1880-1948

William A. Jackson Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0660
Overview Papers and records of William A. Jackson (1865-1957), W.W. Smith, and J.G. Jackson, and of various businesses established by these men in Jane Lew. There are many papers of the firm of Jackson and Burnside, cattle dealers, relating to the shipping and sale of livestock to commission merchants in New Jersey, Baltimore, Maryland, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Also included are accounts and correspondence of: the West Virginia Christian Endeavor Society and papers commenting on Democratic...
Dates: 1892-1930

William Edwin Chilton (1858-1939) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1652
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, and speeches of a lawyer, Democratic politician, publisher of the CHARLESTON GAZETTE, and U.S. Senator (1911-1917); and correspondence of his son, William E. Chilton, Jr. editor of the GAZETTE. A wide range of topics are discussed: state and national Democratic politics during the 1930s; family affairs; and the senator's business interests in West Virginia and Kentucky coal lands, including the Kanawha Coal Operators Association. Subjects covered include: coal...
Dates: 1917, 1928-1939

William Hereford McGinnis Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0855
Overview The personal business papers of William Hereford McGinnis (1855-1930), a Beckley lawyer who was prosecuting attorney of Raleigh County, 1892-1896, a senator in 1902, judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals, 1922-1924, chairman for a number of years of the executive committee of the Democratic Party in Raleigh County, and delegate to the national convention in 1920. There are case papers, correspondence and other records of the Hatcher-McGinnis Law Firm, 1834-1930; family photographs; and...
Dates: 1834-1954

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