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West Virginia, Secretary of State Archives

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Collection Number: A&M.2142
Overview Official records on the appointment, resignation, and removal of state officers, railroad and special police, and corporate representatives. Archives include financial records of state agencies, executive meeting minutes, executive decrees, and documents relating to pardons, extraditions, and state convicts in county jails. Much information relates to charters and taxation of railroad companies. Also contains official state election returns and records concerning the reconstruction of the state...
Dates: 1861-1939

West Virginia State Industrial Union Council, CIO, Archives

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Collection Number: A&M.1380
Scope and Contents The West Virginia State Industrial Union Counci1 was formed in 1937 as the state labor federation for local unions affiliated with the Congress of Industrial Organizations. In 1958, the WVIUC merged with the State Federation of Labor to form the West Virginia Labor Federation, AFL-CIO. Included in these two accessions are the correspondence, legal papers, reports, and printed materials of the Industrial Union Council’s president's office, between 1940 and 1951. Subjects include the...
Dates: 1940-1951

William A. Moreland, Political Papers, World War II Records, and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.2032
Overview Papers of a Morgantown lawyer and state legislator. Includes political correspondence of William Moreland addressing issues ranging from abortion to coal mining with a majority of the papers regarding the operation of state bureaucracy and the importance of organized labor in West Virginia. Addendum of 2010/10/29 includes Moreland's World War II (WWII) service records, family genealogy, and family photographs. Addenda of 2011/03/21 and 2011/06/20 include papers of William Moreland, and papers...
Dates: 1824-2008

William F. Randolph Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2943
Overview William F. Randolph (1800-61) and some of his children and father's papers. Randolph's father, Johnathan, a Harrison Co. justice of the peace, and his predecessors were prominent farmers near Salem. Randolph, who owned a farm south of Salem on Greenbrier Run, was a surveyor, and later a justice of the peace of early Doddridge Co. Some of the papers concern the estate of Johnathan Randolph and the legal conflict between Isaac Randolph, his son, and other heirs. There are estate papers for...
Dates: 1792-1869

William Hereford McGinnis Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0855
Overview The personal business papers of William Hereford McGinnis (1855-1930), a Beckley lawyer who was prosecuting attorney of Raleigh County, 1892-1896, a senator in 1902, judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals, 1922-1924, chairman for a number of years of the executive committee of the Democratic Party in Raleigh County, and delegate to the national convention in 1920. There are case papers, correspondence and other records of the Hatcher-McGinnis Law Firm, 1834-1930; family photographs; and...
Dates: 1834-1954

William Lyne Wilson (1843-1900) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1694
Overview Correspondence, diaries, writings, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous papers of Wilson, a private in the Twelfth Virginia Cavalry (Confederate), President of West Virginia University, 1882-1883, member of Congress, 1883-1895, Postmaster General, 1895-1897, author of the Wilson-Gorman Tariff, 1894, and President of Washington and Lee University, 1897-1900. The collection includes portions of the diaries covering the years 1862-1863, 1865, 1868-1870, 1877-1891, 1896-1899. Most of the...
Dates: 1862-1900

William Parker Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0156
Overview Letters, legal papers, and accounts of William Parker, Hampshire County, West Virginia. Included also are scattered papers of John P., Benjamin, and James Parker and Company. Letters originate from Virginia; Greene County, Illinois, 1859; and Pleasant Hill, Dallas County, Alabama, 1849. Subjects include doctors' fees; election of 1851 in Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan counties, and Frederick County, Virginia; prices of farm produce; and observations of Virginians newly settled in Illinois and...
Dates: 1845-1886

William Smith O'Brien (1862-1948) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1105
Overview Correspondence, business and legal papers, notebooks, speeches, historical essays, genealogical records, clippings, and printed material of a Buckhannon lawyer, state jurist, member of Congress (1927-1929), and West Virginia Secretary of State (1933-1948). The collection also includes papers of O'Brien's father, Emmett J., a member of the state's first Constitutional Convention; letters from O'Brien's brother, Lieutenant A.L. O'Brien, 1874-1887, a West Point graduate serving at forts...
Dates: ca. 1830-1950

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 5
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Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 4
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Hechler, Ken, 1914-2016 4
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Kee, Maude Elizabeth, 1895-1975 4
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United States National Guard - West Virginia. 4
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Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 4
AFL-CIO 3
AFL-CIO. Committee on Political Education 3
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 3
Andrews, Volney. 3
Bailey, Cleveland Monroe, 1886-1965 3
Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 3
Burnside, Maurice Gwinn, 1902-1991 3
Cairnes, Tom. 3
Carey, James B. 3
Daniels, Jonathan. 3
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 3
Davis, John J. (John James), 1835-1916 3
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Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 3
Ellis, Hubert S. 3
Goodykoontz, Wells, 1872-1944 3
Hall, Septimus. 3
Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986 3
Hillman, Sidney, 1887-1946 3
Kee, John, 1874-1951 3
Landis, James M. 3
MacDonald, David J. 3
Mallison, Samuel T. 3
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 3
McGrath, J. Howard (James Howard), 1903-1966 3
Parkersburg Central Trades & Labor Council 3
Preston, Rev. David. 3
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 3
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary 3
United States. National Bituminous Coal Commission 3
United States. Works Progress Administration 3
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 2
American Legion 2
Armstrong, Glenn. 2
Associated Press 2
Association Against the Prohibition Amendment 2
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 2
Bachman, Carl G. 2
Baker, Newton Diehl, 1871-1937 2
Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956 2
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Barns, James F. 2
Barns, John S. 2
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