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Alberta Pierson Hannum (b.1906) Manuscripts

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Collection Number: A&M.2236
Overview Manuscripts of LOOK BACK WITH LOVE and PAINT THE WIND, galley proof of THURSDAY APRIL, and copies of Hannum publications. Hannum, born in Ohio and a 1929 graduate of Ohio State University, has lived in West Virginia since 1929. She received an honorary doctorate from West Virginia University in 1968 for her writings on the Southern Highlands, the best known of which is ROSEANNA McCOY.
Dates: ca. 1946-1959

American Legion, Mountaineer Post No. 127, Morgantown Records

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Collection Number: A&M.0139
Overview Official records of the American Legion post established at West Virginia University in 1945.
Dates: 1945-1949

Andrew Jackson Dadisman (1881-1965), Agricultural Economics Professor, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1873
Overview Papers of an agricultural economics professor at West Virginia University, including correspondence, reprints and manuscripts of articles, lecture and research notes, diaries of trips, personal ledgers, pictures, and broadsides. Subjects include Monongalia County Historical Society; wildlife; collecting trips to Canada, Alaska, Labrador, and South Africa; agriculture; genealogy of the Dadisman family; and camel transportation in the U.S. Correspondents include Charles H. Ambler, Nelle Ammons,...
Dates: 1914-1963

Andrew Nelson Campbell, Civil War Veteran and Monroe County Politician, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0513
Scope and Contents Personal and family correspondence; legal and personal buisness papers; roll of Chapman's Battery and list of names of Monroe Guards who served in Civil war; one copy of booklet, PRISON LIFE OF ONE OF THE IMMORTAL SIX HUNDRED (1910) by Lamar Fontainne, relating his experiencies as a prisoner during the Civil War; Confederate roster; genealogical notes on twenty families; marriage and death records from Jno. Lynch's daybook; blueprint showing coal seams in lower half of Raleigh county. Personal...
Dates: 1856-1932

Andrew Nelson Campbell Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0653
Scope and Contents This is the third accession of the papers of Andrew Nelson Campbell. Mr. Campbell was an attorney in Monroe County, W. Va. He served in the Confederate Army and was a graduate of the Washington and Lee University Law School. He represented Monroe County as a Delegate in the State Legislature, 1872, and was a member of the Board of Regents of West Virginia University. He was, also, Judge of the 10th Judicial Circuit, 1888-1896.The main part of these papers are court case papers and...
Dates: 1854-1928

Anna Santore DeLancy, Student, Scrapbook Regarding West Virginia University

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Collection Number: A&M.5096
Overview Scrapbook of Anna Santore DeLancy (1911-2001), West Virginia University (WVU) student, class of 1934, and social worker at "The Shack" in Pursglove. Scrapbook includes: WVU Student Fee Card; WVU Freshman Handbook published by the Women's Student Government Association (1931-1932); advertisement for Non-Fraternity Student Body President; unidentified cyanotype; programs from the Nixon Theater, Pittsburgh, PA; WVU commencment program, 1934; WVU commencement invitation, 1932; autographs of...
Dates: 1930-1935

Association of Women Students, Minute Books

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Collection Number: A&M.2288
Overview Minutes of meetings held by various committees and boards of the West Virginia University Association of Women Students, including the Student Government Council (1934-1940), the Executive Board (1940-1960), the Student Government Judiciary Committee (1927-1931), the Judiciary Council (1960-1967), and the Program Board (1962-1965). Includes one account book for the years 1928 to 1939. For photographs related to this collection, go to wvhistoryonview.org and search for this collection's four...
Dates: 1927-1966

Betty Lou Ramsey, Professor of Interior Design, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.5201
Scope and Contents Personal and professional papers of Betty Lou Ramsey (1929-2014), Professor Emerita and founder of the Interior Design Program at West Virginia University. This collection is unprocessed. Collection includes curriculum files, student papers, children's pedagogical material, business papers, travel records, personal papers, artifacts, and books.Curriculum files include background research and other papers pertaining to classes on the history of art and architecture; interior design;...
Dates: ca. 1910-2015

Brand Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1576
Scope and Contents Business and official papers of Monongalia sheriff, John M. Brand and his deputy, William N. Brand, 1861-1872; letter from E. I. Moore of Woodburn Seminary; class prophecy, June 1898 by Friend E. Clark of West Virginia University; and diaries kept by Miss Willa Brand during a European trip, 1913, and a journey through the British Isles in 1924.
Dates: 1861-1872, 1898-1924

Buffalo Soldiers Scrapbook

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Collection Number: A&M.2704
Overview A scrapbook containing photographs and news clippings documenting activities of the Buffalo Soldiers, Inc., a community action organization of young black men in Monongalia County. Their activities include multi-cultural presentations at local schools, recreation programs for local black children, black heritage programs and festivals, presentations on African history and culture in cooperation with African students from West Virginia University, and cooperative activities with NAACP. Inventory...
Dates: 1976-77

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