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Collection Number: A&M.0639
Overview Personal and business papers of Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896), lawyer, U.S. senator, circuit court judge, and first governor of West Virginia. The bulk of the collection consists of papers relating to his judgeship and to the law firm of Boreman and Bullocks, Parkersburg, WV. Series include correspondence, notes on cases tried before Judge Boreman, envelope cases of material regarding legal cases in which Boreman was involved, financial material, and political and judicial printed material....
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...
Collection Number: A&M.1580
Overview 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. Correspondents include...
Collection Number: A&M.0960
Scope and Contents A collection of official records of the coal strikes in Kanawha, Boone, Fayette, and Raleigh counties in 1912 and 1913, including transcripts of proceedings of General Court Martial, and Military Commission; briefs of Kanawha County Circuit Court, and WV Supreme Court appeal cases, and court Record of the Provost Marshal listing prisoner's name, charge, date of trial, and remarks; witness and prisoner lists; general orders; summons, and warrants. There are also proclamations by Governor...
Collection Number: A&M.1383
Scope and Contents Records of the U.S. Senate, Record Group 46, consisting of documents from hearings before the Committee on Education and Labor relating to conditions in the Paint Creek Coal Fields of West Virginia, June 2-September 13, 1913. Includes microfilm and paper facsimiles.