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Joseph B. Lightburn Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1224
Overview Correspondence and writings of the mayor of Jane Lew and one-time Republican nominee for Congress, pertaining to fluoridation, United Nations, foreign aid, income tax, socialism, the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, and Lightburn's conservative interpretation of Americanism.
Dates: 1958-1959

Lyman Stedman, Farmer and Politician, Diary

Collection Number: A&M.2042
Overview Diary of Lyman Stedman (1824-1916), a farmer and former member of the House of Delegates, 1877, from Brown's Island, Hancock County. Entries concern farm operation, Republican political activities on the district and county level, comments on state and national organizations, floods on the Ohio River, steamboat and barge traffic, Hopedale School, Methodist Episcopal Church, railroad travel, circuses and fairs, taxes and land valuations, and Memorial Day.
Dates: 1880-1885

Marshall County Republican Executive Committee, Record Book

Collection Number: A&M.1643
Overview Record book of the Marshall County Republican Executive Committee. Contains lists of candidates, and the number of votes each received. Includes a separation of the districts and precincts.
Dates: 1904-1950

Max Mathers Collection Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2386
Overview Correspondence, financial papers, diaries, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to the Max Mathers family and Monongalia County, West Virginia. The activities of Anna DeGant Mathers, wife of Max Mathers, and Margaret Mathers Barrick, his daughter, as well as of Margaret's two sons, William Mathers Barrick and George Milton Barrick, Jr. are well represented in the family papers. Max Mather's own papers document his personal life, Republican party activities, genealogical and...
Dates: 1821-1957

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

Osborne Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0930
Overview A genealogy of the Osborne family of Greenbrier County. Originally from New Jersey, the family settled in Greenbrier and Hampshire counties.
Dates: 1987

Pittenger Family Letters

Collection Number: A&M.3127
Overview Various Pittenger family members wrote these letters, mostly to other family members. The most frequent correspondent is Abraham Pittenger, a farmer, teacher, and local government official in Hancock County. The letters detail farming and marketing of farm goods, educational developments, affairs of the Presbyterian Church, and family events. The collection also provides significant information about the early Republican party, secession crisis, Civil War and Reconstruction.
Dates: 1841-1875

Roy H. Keadle Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M.2873
Overview The scrapbook was kept by Roy H. Keadle (1890-1961), eldest son of N.S. Keadle (1860-1935), first sheriff of Mingo County. Included are: several printed programs and invitations for functions in Williamson, West Virginia; one letter from Virgil A. Lewis, West Virginia State Historian; and a printed "Official Vote of Mingo County" for an election on 3 November 1909. Scrapbook contains photographs, postcards, calling cards, entertainment programs and news clippings. Included are: news clippings...
Dates: ca. 1891-1896, 1900-1938

Scott-Palmer Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1458
Scope and Contents Family papers of school master Theodore Scott (1805-1877); his daughter Saida Scott Palmer, a music teacher; her husband, Jewett Palmer, Civil War officer, local Republican official, and mayor of Marietta; and his daughters, Winifred and Muriel, a concert contralto. Includes correspondence, letter books, diaries, school registers and reports, scrapbooks, genealogical records, and theatre and opera programs.Topics include Scott's teaching career at Portsmouth, Ohio (1836); Marietta,...
Dates: 1829-1916

Thomas C. Townsend Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M.1596
Overview Publicity file of T.C. Townsend covering his primary race for the Republican gubernatorial nomination and his subsequent race against the Democratic nominee, H. Guy Kump, in 1932. The scrapbook also contains some loose clippings pertaining to Townsend's support of the Dewey-Bricker presidential ticket in 1944.
Dates: 1932

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