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Melvin C. Snyder, Congressman, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2855
Overview Melvin Claude Snyder (1898-1972) was a lawyer, Republican Congressman, and judge from Preston County, West Virginia. Legal, personal, and political correspondence; speeches; and campaign materials document the political life of Melvin C. Snyder from 1946 to 1953. Box 1 contains speeches from 1947 and 1948 that concern political issues such as repealing New Deal policies, tax decreases, and communism. Box 2 houses letters from 1946 to 1953 that are chiefly from legal clients, political...
Dates: 1946-1953

William M.O. Dawson (1853-1916) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1697
Overview Newspaper clippings, notes, biographies, correspondence, and proclamaiton compiled by Blagg for a study of the life of a Preston County editor, Republican politician, and the state's twelfth governor (1905-1909), and Blagg's unpublished manuscript on Dawson's career.
Dates: 1873-1960

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