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Vause W. Marshall Papers

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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

Viereck Trial, Testimony and Exhibits

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Collection Number: A&M.3001
Overview Partial testimony and exhibits of Rush D. Holt's book Who's Who Among Warmongers in the trial of George S. Viereck accused of being an unregistered agent for a foreign power. Holt's book was discovered by censors in Bermuda while it was in transit in the mail to Portugal with an inner sealed envelope addressed to an official in Berlin, Germany. The purpose of the testimony is to implicate Viereck as the source for sending Holt's book to Nazi Germany and to establish...
Dates: 1942

Walter Stuart Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0910
Scope and Contents Correspondence received by Mr. Stuart as editor of the West Union Record, West Union, including letters from John W. Davis, Douglas S. Freeman, Pearl S. Buck, Allen Nevins, William Jennings Bryan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, W. E. Chilton, Louis Johnson, Rush D. Holt, James A. Farley, John J. Cornwell, H. G. Kump, Homer A. Holt, and others.
Dates: 1910-1949

West Virginia Commissioner of Agriculture Office Files

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Collection Number: A&M.1499
Overview Office files and correspondence of James Blaine McLaughlin (1884-1955), commissioner of agriculture from 1933 to 1955. Correspondents include Clinton Anderson, William Blizzard, Robert C. Byrd, John J. Cornwell, James A. Farley, Rush D. Holt, Harley M. Kilgore, Okey L. Patteson, Chapman Revercomb, and Harley O. Staggers.
Dates: 1934, 1945-1953

West Virginia Labor Federation AFL-CIO Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1658
Overview The West Virginia Labor Federation AFL-CIO, which was formed in 1958, includes the records of those organizations which preceded it: the West Virginia Industrial Union Council (CIO) and the West Virginia State Federation of Labor, unofficially and more commonly known as the West Virginia Federation of Labor (AFL). There is from the AFL affiliate Congressional correspondence; officers' files (president and secretary-treasurer); delegate convention files; financial records; auditors' reports; and...
Dates: 1897-1972

West Virginia Labor Federation AFL-CIO Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0160
Overview Executive council minutes and proceedings, correspondence, and printed material of the state organization of the American Federation of Labor founded in 1903. Papers include congressional correspondence, 1950-1957; correspondence of President E. A. Carter, 1949-1957; a few papers of H. M. Rogers, 1905-1959, and Frank W. Snyder, 1906-1911; records of the Parkersburg Central Trades and Labor Council, 1924-1942; and a typescript copy of the minutes of the Wheeling Typographical Union.
Dates: 1905-1959

West Virginia State Board of Control, Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.1976
Overview Correspondence of the West Virginia State Board of Control, which was responsible for all state correctional institutions, educational institutions, and hospitals from 1909 to 1949. Individuals serving on the three-man board at various times were John S. Lakin, J.W. Barnes, J.A. Chambers, J.S. Darst, Edgar B. Stewart, J.Z. Terrell, W.R. Thurmond, John B. White, and F.W. McCullough. State institutions covered in the correspondence are Bluefield State College; Berkeley Springs Sanitarium;...
Dates: 1909-1949

William Edwin Chilton (1858-1939) Papers

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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 Smith O'Brien (1862-1948) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1105
Overview Correspondence, business and legal papers, notebooks, speeches, historical essays, genealogical records, clippings, and printed material of a Buckhannon lawyer, state jurist, member of Congress (1927-1929), and West Virginia Secretary of State (1933-1948). The collection also includes papers of O'Brien's father, Emmett J., a member of the state's first Constitutional Convention; letters from O'Brien's brother, Lieutenant A.L. O'Brien, 1874-1887, a West Point graduate serving at forts...
Dates: ca. 1830-1950

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Politics and government. 21
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New Deal, 1933-1939 8
Lawyers - letters and papers. 7
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Editors - letters and papers. 5
United States -- Politics and government 5
World War II. 5
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Unions. SEE ALSO Labor organization. 4
Women's history -- 1900-1929 4
World War, 1914-1918 4
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Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 3
Fairmont. 3
Judges - letters and papers. 3
Labor organization. SEE ALSO Coal mining - labor 3
Railroads 3
Universities and colleges 3
West Virginia - Politics and government. 3
West Virginia -- Politics and government 3
Women's history -- 1850-1899 3
Women's history -- 1929-1950 3
Women's history -- 1951-present 3
Academies (Private schools) 2
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 2
Agriculture 2
Bluefield (W. Va.) 2
Charleston. 2
Coal mining - Labor organization. 2
Coal mining - coal operators associations. 2
Coal mining. 2
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Lewis County. 2
Marion County (W. Va.) 2
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Mountain Lake Park (Md.) 2
Nursing Homes -- United States 2
Petroleum industry and trade 2
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Politicians 2
Prohibition -- United States -- History 2
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 2
United States. Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 2
Weston (W. Va.) 2
Women 2
Women -- Roles in society 2
African Americans -- Education (Higher) 1
African Americans - Schools for Freedmen. 1
Banks - Bank of Bramwell. 1
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Berkeley Springs Park. 1
Buckhannon (W. Va.) 1
Cemeteries -- Indian Mound Cemetery 1
Charleston Gazette 1
Churches -- Methodist 1
Churches -- West Virginia -- Upshur County 1
Coal mines and mining 1
Coal mining - Miners' Hospitals 1, 2, 3. 1
Coal mining -- Strikes 1
Communism 1
Davis, John W. - U.S. Presidential candidate. 1
Droop Mountain Battlefield. 1
Educational law and legislation 1
Election of 1934. 1
Election of 1936. 1
Environmentalism. 1
Fairmont Index. 1
Fairmont Times. 1
Forts. SEE ALSO Civil War - Fort. 1
Frontier and pioneer life 1
Glassmaking. 1
Grafton. 1
Gubernatorial election campaigns - 1968. 1
Guffey Coal Act. 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) 1
Hinton (W. Va.) 1
Horses -- Breeding 1
Hospitals and sanitariums. 1
Inwood Demonstration Packing Plant. 1
Isolationism -- United States -- History -- 20th Century 1
Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp. 1
Jefferson County (W. Va.) 1
Kentucky - coal lands. 1
Korean Conflict. 1
Labor 1
Labor organization - strikes. 1
Labor unions - Teamsters. 1
Ledger books. 1
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London Naval Conference 1
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