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Cloyd Goodnight, Biography of Robert Richardson (1806-1876), Manuscript

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Collection Number: A&M.1247
Overview Biography by Cloyd Goodnight of Robert Richardson, a Disciples of Christ minister, educator, writer, physician, agriculturalist, and member of the Bethany College faculty. The manuscript contains long extracts from Richardson's correspondence and daybook. Correspondence and daybook.
Dates: ca. 1930

David H. Sutton, Compiler, Photographs Regarding Helvetia, West Virginia

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Collection Number: A&M.3706
Overview Photographs and research papers regarding Helvetia, West Virginia. Most of the collection consists of photographs. Subjects of the photographs include residents, activities, and locations, the majority of which date from the early twentieth century (1900-1920). There are group portraits of families, school children, and others, including shots of hunters, timber workers, and residents with musical instruments, among others. Special events recorded by the photographs include weddings, festivals...
Dates: ca. 1880-2000; Majority of material found within ca. 1900-1920

David L. Wilson Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0807
Overview Letters and business records of the mercantile establishment of David L. Wilson in Moorefield. Subjects covered include: property rentals, crops, labor costs and lumbering.
Dates: 1853-1899

George W. Johnson (1837-1902) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1655
Overview Diaries, correspondence, notes, receipts, and newspaper clippings of a lumberman and stockman from Morgantown, West Virginia. Subjects include Johnson's agricultural activities, his extensive timber dealings in Monongalia County, and the rafting of logs to Pittsburgh and intermediate points on the Monongahela River.
Dates: 1860-1960

Gray Silver (1870-1935), Agriculturalist and Banker, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0164
Overview Personal and business papers of the Martinsburg agriculturalist and banker who was a representative of the American Farm Bureau Federation in Washington and a member of the West Virginia Senate, 1907-1913. Much of the material relates to fruit growing and marketing and other business activities of Silver, as well as Democrat politics. Subjects covered include: requests and discussions of the merits of political appointments; lobbying within and through the Democrat Party for agricultural...
Dates: 1903-1935

Howard M. Gore (1877-1947) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0193
Scope and Contents A typed letter signed from Howard M. Gore, Secretary of Agriculture to Congressman Ernest R. Ackerman justifying the work of the USDA representatives in foreign countries to study agriculture conditions, to further research in pest control, and to determine the product standards of other nations to be met by U.S. exporters of raw and processed agricultural products.
Dates: 1924

Howard M. Gore (1877-1947) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0198
Scope and Contents The official papers of the 17th governor of West Virginia. Gore's career began in World War I when he was assistant food administrator in West Virginia; and in 1921 he went to Washington as a livestock appraiser and specialist in marketing livestock in the Department of Agriculture; he was appointed Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, and upon the Death of Henry C. Wallace, was made Secretary of Agriculture (November 22, 1924- March 4, 1925). In addition to his papers as Governor, other series...
Dates: 1908-1947

Isaac M. Clark Letter

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Collection Number: A&M.2987
Overview One leaf with a different message on each side. The first is a letter to Clark from Joel Davidson of Ice's Ferry, West Virginia, promoting a folk-medicine cancer cure. En verso is a letter written by Clark to Lyman Robbins requesting a subscription to a dairy farming newspaper. Clark, a Bridgeport, Ohio, cheesemaker, mentions selling cheese to Union soldiers.
Dates: 1862

Isaac McNeel (b.1830) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1451
Overview Correspondence, legal and business papers, mercantile records and tax receipt books of Isaac McNeel, who operated a store at Edray and Mill Point, Pocahontas County, West Virginia, served as sheriff of the county, operated a gristmill, raised livestock, and was appointed provost marshal of the county in 1862 by the Confederate Army. The collection also includes letters and school reports of McNeel's sons, Winters and Summers, while students at Washington and Lee and the Medical and Law...
Dates: 1850-1908

Izetta Jewel Brown Miller (b.1883), Clippings and Photographs

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Collection Number: A&M.2316
Overview Originals and copies of clippings and photographs concerning the life and career of Izetta Jewel Kenny Brown Miller. Her career included work in the theater, Women's Suffrage Movement, radio, agriculture, television, and politics. Her first husband was William Gay Brown, Sr., West Virginia Congressman from Kingwood, and her second marriage was to Dr. Hugh Miller of the faculties of George Washington University and Union College. In 1922 and 1924, Mrs. Brown ran for the nomination as the...
Dates: ca. 1908-1973

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