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Harry C. Woodyard (1867-1929) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2458
Overview Correspondence, legal, and financial, and miscellaneous papers of a businessman and politician from Roane County, West Virginia, who was elected to the state Senate in 1898 and to the U.S. Congress as a Republican for several terms: 1902-11, 1916-23, 1925-27. His early business activity was in wholesale groceries and the lumber industry. He later engaged in newspaper publishing and owned an estimated eighteen weekly papers. Woodyard's sons continued in their father's business after his death....
Dates: ca. 1913-1929

Harvey W. Harmer (1865-1961) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1686
Overview Correspondence, speeches, essays, clippings, and account books of a Clarksburg lawyer, Republican state senator, and Harrison County local historian. Subjects include the history of Clarksburg and Shinnston; the Progressive Movement, women's suffrage, and prohibition in West Virginia; West Virginia Wesleyan College; West Virginia Historical Society; Methodism in Harrison County and the state; Methodist missions in Korea, China, India, the Philippines, and the United States; gristmills and...
Dates: 1842-1961

Helen Holt Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1858
Overview Papers of Helen Louise (Froelich) Holt (1913-2015) relating to her personal, educational, and political activities. Types of material include publications, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera, among others. The collection is divided into five series: Personal and Political Papers (1912-2015 and undated), Press and Media Activity (1937-2008 and undated), State Government Papers (1955-1960), Federal Government Papers (1960-1984 and undated), and Rush Dew Holt, Jr. Papers...
Dates: 1912-2015 and undated

Henri Jean Mugler Diary and Memoir

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Collection Number: A&M.1335
Overview Diary and memoir of a Confederate soldier, railroad laborer, and shop owner from Grafton. The memoir begins with Mugler's birth in Alsace-Lorraine in 1838, and covers his immigration to the United States; enlistment in the United States Army in 1851; military duty in New York, Boston, Rhode Island, Texas, California, and the Washington Territory where he participated in the expedition against the Yakima Indians as a member of Company B, Third Regiment, United States Artillery, under Phil...
Dates: 1838-1899

Henry Drury Hatfield (1875-1962) Papers and Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.1661
Scope and Contents Correspondence, farm records, legal and financial records, speeches, medical files, photographs, and newspaper clippings of Governor (1913-17) and United States Senator (1929-35) Henry D. Hatfield, who was also chief surgeon and founder of the Huntington Memorial Hospital.Subjects include West Virginia and national politics, 1928-35; 1944-57; National Republican Conventions of 1912, 1928, 1932, 1944, 1948, and 1952; criticism of the New Deal and the Fair Deal; the NRA; the West...
Dates: 1913-1958

Howard Sutherland Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2503
Overview A collection of 400 letters, cards, petitions, telegrams, printed, and other similar items received and sent by U.S. Senator and Representatives Howard Sutherland (1865-1950) of West Virginia. The papers are part of Sutherland's constituent mail and are all concerned with the question of woman suffrage. The period covered is 1914-1919, and correspondence regarding both the Bristow-Mondell House Resolution, considered in Jan. 1915, and the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, voted upon 5 June 1919, is...
Dates: 1914-1919

Hugh Ike Shott Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0908
Scope and Contents The papers of Hugh Ike Shott of Bluefield, W.Va. Mr. Shott was owner and publisher of The Blue Field Telegraph and the Sunset News. He was also owner of radio stations WHIS of Bluefield, and served as postmaster in Bluefield by appointments of Presidents T. Roosevelt and Taft. He was twice elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, 1928 and 1930, and in 1942 was elected to the U.S. Senate for the unexpired term of M. M. Neely. Mr. Shott was also a member of the W.Va. Semi-Centennial...
Dates: 1858-1954

John D. Hoblitzell, Jr. (1912-1962), Politician, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1580
Scope and Contents 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....
Dates: 1956-1962

John M. Wolverton Scrapbooks

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Collection Number: A&M.2667
Overview Two scrapbooks kept by Congressman John M. Wolverton's Washington office, documenting his activities as West Virginia's 3rd Congressional District Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1925-30. Subjects covered include the Republican Party and Congressional elections.
Dates: 1925-1930

John W. Mason (1842-1917) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1888
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, photographs, and printed materials of John W. Mason (1842-1917). Mason was a circuit court and state Supreme Court judge, member of the Virginia State Debt Commission, and commissioner of Internal Revenue. The general correspondence contains personal and business letters, as well as manuscript speeches, notebooks, and reports. The period while Mason was circuit judge is particularly sparse. Also includes Internal Revenue correspondence consisting of about 8,500...
Dates: 1831-1928

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