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American Legion, Mountaineer Post No. 127, Morgantown Records

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

Bessie Jane Reed Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1845
Overview Correspondence, poems, and clippings of a secondary and normal school librarian in Fairmont and West Liberty, West Virginia. Subjects include the West Virginia Library Association. There is one letter each from Mary Meek Atkeson and Waitman Barbe.
Dates: 1918-1924

Bradford Noyes (b.1860) Typed Document

Collection Number: A&M.1906
Overview Various subjects discussed include Indian attacks, turnpikes and taverns, the first telegraph system, natural gas illumination, Civil War manufacture of saltpeter, schools and economy in post-Civil War Charleston, salt and chemical industries, carrier pigeons, steamboats on the Kanawha River, and the coming of the railroad to Charleston. Persons mentioned include M.F. Maury, Jr., J.P. Hale, and J.Q. Dickinson.
Dates: 1948

Charles L. Campbell, Compiler, (b.1876), Typescripts

Collection Number: A&M.1314
Overview Typescripts compiled by a Wellsburg local historian, on the history of Holliday's Cove and the Hancock-Brooke County area. Subjects include prominent settlers, churches, schools, post office, toll roads, oil and gas wells, floods, gristmills, manufacture of gunpowder, iron and brick industries, newspapers, Indians, and the James Campbell and Alexander Morrow family genealogy.
Dates: ca. 1789-1956

Daniel Hirst (b. 1809) Notebooks

Collection Number: A&M.1866
Overview Seven notebooks and booklets, one folder of miscellaneous material, notes and class materials of Daniel Hirst, who taught school in Loudoun County, Virginia, around 1826 and later. There are exercises and definitions on practical mathematics, surveying, algebra, geometry, simple accounting and English grammar.
Dates: 1825-1846

E. L. Mathers and Max Mathers, Compilers, Monongalia County Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M.1007
Overview A scrapbook compiled by E.L. Mathers and Max Mathers, dealing with Morgantown and Monongalia County. There are photographs and newspaper clippings concerning civic, military, and social organizations; taverns and hotels; churches and schools; marriages and deaths; historic houses, early buildings, business places, and river navigation; and biographical sketches.
Dates: 1838-1951

Education in West Virginia, Scrapbooks

Collection Number: A&M.1668
Overview These scrapbooks which were collected or compiled by B.B. Chapman concern Webster Springs High School, Fairmont State College, Glenville State College, and West Virginia University. Included are correspondence, faculty contracts, diplomas, teaching certificates, report cards, class lists, and other similar materials.
Dates: 1910-1960

Emma Wickes Graham Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M.2468
Overview In 1931 Graham compiled this scrapbook as a class project at East Fairmont High School. Includes ten letters from West Virginia authors which narrate experiences in their lives. Correspondents are: Robert A. Armstrong, J.M. Callahan, John Harrington Cox, J. Frank Marsh, Elizabeth Davis Richards, Frank S. Townsend, Ella May Turner, Grace Yoke White, and Bettie Bush Winter. Also includes original copy of sheet music for the song "Farewell W.V.U. Farewell" with autographed photograph of composer...
Dates: 1931

F. Ray Power (1898-1983) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2128
Overview Correspondence and speeches of F. Ray Power, Director of the West Virginia Division of Vocational Rehabilitation from 1945 to 1966. Some of the speeches were made in 1925, when Power was principal of Woodrow Wilson Junior High School in Charleston, WV.
Dates: 1925-1966

Fleming Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0638
Scope and Contents Business and personal papers, pamphlets, clippings, and photographs of Benjamin Fleming (1806-1891), and his son Thurston Worth (b.1846), relating to various business enterprises carried on by the family in Fairmont. These included a large trade in manufacturing, importing and selling hats and furs, general merchandising, fertilizer and hardwood sales.There are many letters and advertisements from eastern mercantile houses; bills of lading showing names of steamboats on the Ohio and...
Dates: 1810-1943

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
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American Legion, Mountaineer Post No. 127, Morgantown 1
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Aracoma Lodge, No.99, A.F. and A.M. 1
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Baldwin-Felts Detective Inc. 1
Ball, George H. 1
Ballard, E.D. 1
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Barnes, J. 1
Bayard, Lucy. 1
Bell, Joseph. 1
Bennett, Henry. 1
Bennett, Joseph and Henry 1
Bennett, Joseph. 1
Bongiorni, Joseph P. 1
Boothsville School (Boothsville, W. Va.) 1
Bowman family 1
Bowman, Harvey B. 1
Bowman, Harvey. 1
Brackett, Louise Wood. 1
Brackett, Rev. Nathan. 1
Brady, Carrie. 1
Brady, Rose, 1956- 1
Brody, John. 1
Browning, Chauncey Jr. 1
Buchanan, James, 1791-1868 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Byrd, Robert C. 1
California State Teachers College (Pa.) 1
Callahan, James Morton, 1864-1956 1
Calmes, George 1
Campbell, A.W. 1
Campbell, Charles L. 1
Campbell, Charles L. , Compiler (b. 1876) 1
Campbell, David. 1
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Carter, G. W. 1
Carter, Sarah A. 1
Cass, Lewis. 1
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Chapman, Berlin B., 1900-1995 1
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Collins, Jarius. 1
Collins, Justus, 1857-1934 1
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Cornell University 1
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Dandridge, Danske, 1858-1914 1
Davis, John J. (John James), 1835-1916 1
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