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Collection Number: A&M.3094
Overview Papers of E. Hansford McCourt, a West Virginia politician from Webster Springs. Included are correspondence, speeches, writings, clippings scrapbooks, oral history tapes, photos, and two videotapes documenting McCourt's political career from his election to the state legislature in 1953, through his rise to president of the state senate in the 1960s, to his retirement from politics in 1973 following his unsuccessful run for Secretary of State on the Democratic ticket. Among the prominent...
Dates: ca. 1950-1975
Collection Number: A&M.0721
Overview The letters and papers of E.C. & H.B. Eagle, a father and son legal firm of Hinton, Summers County. Subjects mentioned are election campaigns, women's suffrage, prohibition, World War II, Korean War, gun control, and the goals and strategies of the Republican Party. Correspondents include Robert C. Byrd, Walter S. Hallanan, Rush D. Holt, Arch A. Moore, Jennings Randolph, Hulett C. Smith, Cecil Underwood.
Dates: ca. 1910-1980
Collection Number: A&M.2130
Overview Correspondence and financial records of a Gilmer County businessman, gas drilling contractor, schoolteacher, and elementary school principal who was involved also with coal, timber, real estate, and water well businesses. The correspondence concerns Miller's business affairs; dealings with government agencies, such as the Federal Power Commission and the Small Business Administration; applications for teaching positions and graduate schools; tax problems; campaign for a seat on the school...
Collection Number: A&M.2862
Overview Arch Alfred Moore Jr. (b. 1923) served two consecutive terms as Governor of West Virginia from 1969-1977 and a third term from 1985-1989. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection for governor in 1988. Previously, he was elected as a Republican to five terms in the United States House of Representatives, serving from January 3, 1957-January 3, 1969. He was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-first Congress in 1968. He died on January 7, 2015, in Charleston, WV. The Arch A. Moore...
Collection Number: A&M.1580
Overview Correspondence, speeches, and newspaper clippings of a West Virginia Republican chairman, U.S. senator (serving in 1958), and member of the 1960 Republican National Convention platform committee. Subjects include: West Virginia and national Republican politics, 1956-1961; the 1958 Congressional election; the 1960 presidential campaign; the State Chamber of Commerce; State Economic Development Agency; Ohio Valley Improvement Association; and West Virginia University. Correspondents include...
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...
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.