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Joseph and Henry Bennett Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1731
Overview Letters of Henry and Joseph Bennett concerning travel by sea from New York to Chagres, Panama, overland across Panama and by ship to San Francisco in 1851. Letters from California, 1852-1853, discuss arrival of immigrants; employment conditions and wages; gambling and social life in San Francisco; investment opportunities; conditions in the gold mines; travel by steamboat to Hangtown (Placerville); churches; crime; Indians; mining profits; cost of land; ranching; blacksmith and plough shop in...
Dates: 1849-1923

Joseph F. McNeely (b.1868) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0784
Scope and Contents Two typescripts entitled "A Fascinating Journey Over U.S. Highway 250 From Moundsville to Fairmont, West Virginia." The material contains historical sketches of the cities and towns along the way, and the social, religious, economic, and educational life of the early settlers of this section.
Dates: 1936

Justus Collins (1857-1934) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1824
Scope and Contents Justus Collins was an entrepreneur who opened his first coal mine in the Pocahontas- Flat Top coal field of Southern West Virginia, and thereafter operated mines in the New River, Tug River, and Winding Gulf coal fields. He headed a coal sales agency, speculated in coal and timber lands, headed a cement company, and was interested financially in rubber, oil, and gas companies. He played an important role in organizing the Tug River Coal Operators Association, the Winding Gulf Operators'...
Dates: 1896-1934

J.V. Blair Printed Materials

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Collection Number: A&M.0330
Scope and Contents Printed materials on politics and education, including copies of The Ohio Bimetallist, Bellaire, Ohio, 1898; the Fairmont Normal Bulletin, Fairmont, W. Va., January, 1899; broadsides; and a "list of Subscribers, Central West Va. Telephone Association," showing 1600 connections in central and northern West Virginia, ca. 1900.
Dates: 1894-1902

Kanawha County Book Protest, Miscellaneous Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2624
Overview Articles, broadsides, and other materials concerning selection of textbooks for the public schools of Kanawha County, West Virginia. The controversy involved confrontation between Christian fundamentalists and liberals over educational policy.
Dates: 1975

Lawrence Nuce, Collector, Papers and Printed Materials

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Collection Number: A&M.2541
Overview Books, periodicals, films, photos, and other papers relating to World War II, United States Army Intelligence, Nazi propaganda, and the post-war denazification program in Germany. Some of the material is in German. Lawrence Nuce, a Kingwood, West Virginia, native was a combat sergeant during the war. During the occupation, he was a commissioned officer in charge of supervising schools in Bavaria. Includes war newspapers, army manuals, occupation and education reports, and other material. For...
Dates: 1900-1946

Lewis Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0551
Overview Personal and business papers of the Lewis family, mainly of John D. (1800-1882), Charles C., Sr. (b.1839), and Charles C., Jr. (b.1865), of Kanawha County. For the period 1825-1875 there are papers of various members of the Ruffner, Dickinson, and Wilson families of West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Kansas, Missouri, and other states. The business papers relate to farming operations, the purchase and sale of slaves, salt manufacturing and trade, the Old Sweet Springs Company, coal, iron, oil,...
Dates: 1825-1936

Lewis H. Chrisman Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2114
Overview Correspondence between Dr. Chrisman, professor of English at West Virginia Wesleyan College, and Dr. Edgar Wesley, professor of education at the University of Minnesota. Subjects include education, religion, politics, Dr. C.H. Ambler, West Virginia Wesleyan College, and West Virginia University.
Dates: 1949-1964

Lewis Johnson Family Genealogy

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Collection Number: A&M.2259
Overview Biographical and genealogical information relating to Lewis Johnson of West Liberty, Ohio County, WV, (1776 July 19-1820 ca) and his descendants. The information was supplied and compiled by Thomas A. McCammon, a descendant of Johnson, and Audra Wayne of Wheeling, WV. Wayne provided McCammon with a photocopy of a contract between M.D. Lewis and the English Day School in West Liberty State College, West Liberty, WV. Included among these works, "The Demise of Lewis Johnson" by James Armstrong...
Dates: 1985

Lucy Bayard Keys Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2864
Overview Correspondence, school themes and programs. The correspondence addressed to Lucy Bayard (later Keys) is from friends and relatives and covers scattered dates from 1871 to 1932. The letters are written primarily from and to Rice's Landing and Beaver (Pennsylvania), and Morgantown (West Virginia), discussing personal and family affairs. The school themes are unsigned, on the subjects "Old Maids," "Decision," "Thought Culture," "Institutes," and "An Aim in Life." The school programs are from...
Dates: 1871-1932

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