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Varner Family Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M.0891
Overview Letters written by various members of the Varner family in Gilmer County and Baltimore, Maryland, and a number of letters of S.W. Varner, a physician in Kingwood, relating to his medical practice. Included is a letter from M.O. Dawson who is running for governor soliciting names of Republican voters. Subjects covered include death, illness, and news in the family, and West Virginia state politics.
Dates: 1864-1940

Walter Simms Hallanan (1890-1962) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1659
Overview Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and printed material of the Republican national committeeman, state political leader, and president of the Plymouth Oil Company. Subjects include Republican national conventions, 1928-1960; state and local politics, 1919-1961; National Petroleum Council; Plymouth and related oil companies; Republican rejection of the League of Nations; and Hallanan's role as temporary chairman of the 1952 Republican National Convention. Correspondents include...
Dates: 1919-1961

William E. Glasscock (1862-1925), Governor, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1447
Scope and Contents Correspondence, speeches, and public papers of West Virginia's 13th governor. Papers deal primarily with the presidential election of 1904 in West Virginia; West Virginia Republican politics, 1904-1905; and Glasscock's role as Collector of Internal Revenues for West Virginia.Correspondents include William M.O. Dawson, Stephen B. Elkins, Elliott Northcott, Nathan B. Scott, and Harry C. Woodyard.Collection contains the papers of William L. Russell, general manager, and...
Dates: 1904-1925

William E. Glasscock (1862-1925), Governor, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0006
Scope and Contents Papers documenting the governorship of William E. Glasscock (1862-1925), who served West Virginia in the period 1909-1913. These papers include series of general correspondence, subject files, newspaper clippings, and pamphlets. General correspondence includes many letters regarding employee unrest in the mining regions of the Great Kanawha Valley in 1912-1913, commonly known as the Cabin Creek-Paint Creek strike. Subject files include telegrams, photographs, etc. Newspaper...
Dates: 1905-1913

William Henry Harrison Flick (1841-1891) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1349
Overview Papers of a Pendleton County lawyer and prosecuting attorney who served in the state legislature, 1868-1870, where he introduced the Flick Amendment which removed voting restrictions on those who served in the Confederacy. Papers deal with Flick's legal practice; test oath cases; voting restrictions as a means of continuing Republican supremacy; state elections of 1868; Flick's campaign against Henry G. Davis for Congress in 1870; the West Virginia capital question; subscriptions to the...
Dates: 1867-1872

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

William P. Davis, Collector, Miscellaneous Political Materials and Prospectuses

Collection Number: A&M.2113
Overview Campaign materials of political parties and literature of controversial organizations, including newspapers, magazines, leaflets, buttons, stickers, cards, and other items. There is material on the Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s, including a tape recording of Klan songs.
Dates: 1929-1970

William T. Doherty Research Notes by his Graduate Students

Collection Number: A&M.2070
Overview Research notes by graduate students of Dr. William T. Doherty, Jr., University Historian, on West Virginia University history referenced in West Virginia newspaper articles, ca.1910-1946.
Dates: 1910-1946

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