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John W. Mason (1842-1917) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1888
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, photographs, and printed materials of John W. Mason (1842-1917). Mason was a circuit court and state Supreme Court judge, member of the Virginia State Debt Commission, and commissioner of Internal Revenue. The general correspondence contains personal and business letters, as well as manuscript speeches, notebooks, and reports. The period while Mason was circuit judge is particularly sparse. Also includes Internal Revenue correspondence consisting of about 8,500...
Dates: 1831-1928

Joseph B. Lightburn Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1224
Overview Correspondence and writings of the mayor of Jane Lew and one-time Republican nominee for Congress, pertaining to fluoridation, United Nations, foreign aid, income tax, socialism, the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, and Lightburn's conservative interpretation of Americanism.
Dates: 1958-1959

Marshall County Republican Executive Committee, Record Book

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Collection Number: A&M.1643
Overview Record book of the Marshall County Republican Executive Committee. Contains lists of candidates, and the number of votes each received. Includes a separation of the districts and precincts.
Dates: 1904-1950

Pittenger Family Letters

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Collection Number: A&M.3127
Overview Various Pittenger family members wrote these letters, mostly to other family members. The most frequent correspondent is Abraham Pittenger, a farmer, teacher, and local government official in Hancock County. The letters detail farming and marketing of farm goods, educational developments, affairs of the Presbyterian Church, and family events. The collection also provides significant information about the early Republican party, secession crisis, Civil War and Reconstruction.
Dates: 1841-1875

Roy H. Keadle Scrapbook

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Collection Number: A&M.2873
Overview The scrapbook was kept by Roy H. Keadle (1890-1961), eldest son of N.S. Keadle (1860-1935), first sheriff of Mingo County. Included are: several printed programs and invitations for functions in Williamson, West Virginia; one letter from Virgil A. Lewis, West Virginia State Historian; and a printed "Official Vote of Mingo County" for an election on 3 November 1909. Scrapbook contains photographs, postcards, calling cards, entertainment programs and news clippings. Included are: news clippings...
Dates: ca. 1891-1896, 1900-1938

Thomas C. Townsend Scrapbook

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Collection Number: A&M.1596
Overview Publicity file of T.C. Townsend covering his primary race for the Republican gubernatorial nomination and his subsequent race against the Democratic nominee, H. Guy Kump, in 1932. The scrapbook also contains some loose clippings pertaining to Townsend's support of the Dewey-Bricker presidential ticket in 1944.
Dates: 1932

Varner Family Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.0891
Overview Letters written by various members of the Varner family in Gilmer County and Baltimore, Maryland, and a number of letters of S.W. Varner, a physician in Kingwood, relating to his medical practice. Included is a letter from M.O. Dawson who is running for governor soliciting names of Republican voters. Subjects covered include death, illness, and news in the family, and West Virginia state politics.
Dates: 1864-1940

Walter Simms Hallanan (1890-1962) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1659
Overview Correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and printed material of the Republican national committeeman, state political leader, and president of the Plymouth Oil Company. Subjects include Republican national conventions, 1928-1960; state and local politics, 1919-1961; National Petroleum Council; Plymouth and related oil companies; Republican rejection of the League of Nations; and Hallanan's role as temporary chairman of the 1952 Republican National Convention. Correspondents include...
Dates: 1919-1961

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