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Homer Adams Holt (1898-1975) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1450
Overview Correspondence, messages, and state papers of West Virginia's twentieth governor, 1937-1941, and manuscript drafts of WEST VIRGINIA: A GUIDE TO THE MOUNTAIN STATE, 1941.
Dates: 1937-1944

Kemble White (1873-1965) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2209
Overview Correspondence and other papers of Kemble White, one-time law partner of A.B. Fleming, specialist in oil and gas law, counsel for the West Virginia subsidiaries of Standard Oil (Hope Natural Gas, South Penn Oil, and Eureka Pipeline), charter member of the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association, veteran of the Spanish-American War, one-time president of the West Virginia Bar Association; and the West Virginia University Alumni Association. Additional items include: White's notebooks from...
Dates: 1898-1965

Political Campaigns and Elections Material

Collection Number: A&M.2818
Overview Buttons, pins, and stickers for West Virginia political campaigns, including Gubernatorial and Senatorial races. Politicians represented include William Barron, Robert Byrd, Darrell McGraw, Mollohan, Arch Moore, Okey Patteson, Charlotte Pritt, Jennings Randolph, Jay Rockefeller, Jim Spouse, and Cecil Underwood.
Dates: 1948-2002

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

Rush Dew Holt Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.4218
Overview Papers of the Rush Dew Holt family relating to Matthew S. Holt, Andrew E. Holt, Ralph K. Chase, and Helen Jane (Holt) Seale. The collection includes correspondence, publications, photographs, and clippings, among other material that documents the personal and business activities of the Holt family. The collection is divided into five series as follows: Dr. Matthew S. Holt Papers (1837-1943), Andrew E. Holt Papers (1926-1958), Ralph K. Chase Papers (1918-1947), Helen Jane Holt Seale Papers (ca....
Dates: 1820-2013 and undated

Samuel T. Mallison Papers

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.

Storer College Correspondence, Business Papers, and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.2621
Overview Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. Types of records include correspondence, business papers, photographs, memorabilia, issues of the Storer Record (the Storer College newspaper), financial records, scrapbooks, bulletins, minute books, newspaper and magazine clippings, diaries, motion pictures, and miscellaneous material. Includes records regarding the early years of the...
Dates: 1854-1964

Sutton Family Papers Pertaining to Rush Holt, Sr. and Jr.

Collection Number: A&M.4386
Scope and Contents Includes an original clipping (with two photocopies) about Rush Holt, Sr.'s visit to Little Genesee, NY (December 15, 1935). Holt made the trip at the invitation of his college friend, Rev. Harley Sutton, along with his sister and two others, where he spoke on the importance of keeping America out of foreign conflicts. Also includes a letter from Rush Holt, Sr. to Rev. Harley Sutton regarding the latter's health (1949); a letter from Lyle Sutton (son of Rev. Harley) to Rush Holt, Jr. regarding...
Dates: 1935-2014

Teamsters Local 175, Scrapbook and Diary

Collection Number: A&M.2284
Overview A scrapbook and personal diary of Volney Andrews, one-time president of Local 175, covering the years 1938-1949. There is material on disputes over the legitimacy of the AFL and the CIO especially as it was reflected in state regional labor councils and jurisdictional struggles in West Virginia between the United Mine Workers of America and the Progressive Mine Workers of America. Also mentioned are political concerns such as elections, congressional investigations of labor and foreign trade...
Dates: 1938-1949

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