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Preston Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2201
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, and business papers of John J.D. Preston, his ancestors, and his relatives. The correspondence is primarily between members of the Preston family with topics being discussed, such as living conditions, business conditions, military training camps, Civil War battles, politics and campaigns, political personalities, education, schools, and the World Wars. Correspondents include John Preston, Rev. David Preston, John J. Davis, and John W. Davis.
Dates: 1817-1945

West Virginia State Board of Control, Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M.1976
Overview Correspondence of the West Virginia State Board of Control, which was responsible for all state correctional institutions, educational institutions, and hospitals from 1909 to 1949. Individuals serving on the three-man board at various times were John S. Lakin, J.W. Barnes, J.A. Chambers, J.S. Darst, Edgar B. Stewart, J.Z. Terrell, W.R. Thurmond, John B. White, and F.W. McCullough. State institutions covered in the correspondence are Bluefield State College; Berkeley Springs Sanitarium;...
Dates: 1909-1949

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African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 1
Berkeley Springs Park. 1
Cemeteries -- Indian Mound Cemetery 1
Civil War -- Norfolk (Va.) 1
Civil War battles. 1
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Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 1
Armstrong, R.A. 1
Arnold, Thurman Wesley, 1891-1969 1
Bailey, Cleveland Monroe, 1886-1965 1
Baker, Charles. 1
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Barnes, J.W. 1
Berkeley Springs Sanitarium 1
Bluefield State College 1
Chambers, J.A. 1
Colored Insane Asylum 1
Colored Old Folks Home 1
Colored Orphans Home 1
Concord College (Athens, W. Va.) 1
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 1
Cottle, Brooks. 1
Darst, J.S. 1
Davis, John J. (John James), 1835-1916 1
Dawson, William M.O. 1
Denmar Sanitarium 1
Fairmont Emergency Hospital 1
Fairmont State College (Fairmont, W. Va.) 1
Fairmont State College and Fairmont Normal School. 1
Gainer, Denzil L. 1
Glasscock, Wm. E. (William Ellsworth), 1862-1925 1
Glenville State College 1
Gore Hospital 1
Gore, Howard M. 1
Greenbrier Military Academy 1
Hardesty, C. Howard. 1
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 1
Hodges, Thomas E. 1
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 1
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 1
Hopemont Sanitarium 1
Huntington State Hospital 1
Industrial Home for Colored Girls. 1
Industrial Home for Girls. 1
Industrial School for Boys. 1
Industrial School for Colored Boys. 1
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 1
Laidley, B.M. 1
Lakin State Hospital 1
Lakin, John S. 1
Marsh, J. Frank. 1
Marshall College (Huntington, W. Va.) 1
Marshall College and University 1
McCullough, F.W. 1
McKendree Hospital 1
Meadows, Clarence W. 1
Mollohan, Robert H. 1
Morgan, E.F. 1
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 1
New River State School 1
Pinecrest Sanitarium. 1
Preston family 1
Preston family - Genealogy 1
Preston, John J.D. 1
Preston, John. 1
Preston, Rev. David. 1
Purinton, D.B. 1
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 1
Reese, A. M. (Albert Moore), 1872-1965 1
Reymann Memorial Farms 1
Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison), 1874-1960 1
Rutherford Sanitarium 1
Shepherd College 1
Spencer State Hospital 1
State Board of Control of West Virginia 1
Stewart, Edgar B. 1
Storer College 1
Terrell, J.Z. 1
Thurmond, Walter R., 1881-1967 1
Trotter, Frank B. 1
Turner, J.R. 1
Welch Emergency Hospital 1
West Liberty State College 1
West Virginia Board of Control 1
West Virginia Institute of Technology 1
West Virginia School for the Colored Deaf and Blind 1
West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind 1
West Virginia State College (Institute, W. Va.) 1
West Virginia Training School. 1
West Virginia University 1
West Virginia University. Potomac State College 1
Weston State Hospital 1
White, I. C. (Israel Charles), 1848-1927 1
White, John B. 1
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