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Henry Ruffner (1790-1861) and William Henry (1824-1908) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1942
Overview Pamphlets include Henry Ruffner's antislavery pamphlet, 1847, and his Union speech, 1856. Subjects of the manuscripts and correspondence include family history; travel; Kanawha Salt Works; schools in Virginia and Kanawha County; Lane Seminary Library; Presbyterian Church; slavery, coal, gas, iron, and timber; Johns Hopkins, Washington and Lee, Harvard, Hobart, Cornell, and Hampden-Sydney colleges; Greenbrier County; Alabama; election of 1904; University of Virginia; Kanawha Valley floods;...
Dates: 1829-1913

Herman Guy Kump (1877-1962) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1609
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, speeches, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a Randolph County prosecuting attorney, mayor of Elkins, judge of the Twenty-second Judicial Circuit, Democratic politician, and state governor, 1933-1937. Subjects include John T. McGraw's senate contest, 1911; Canadian Reciprocity Agreement, 1911; women suffrage; State Prohibition Amendment, 1911-1912; VIRGINIA v. WEST VIRGINIA; Joseph Brown lynch case; New Deal operations and agencies in the state; Kump's...
Dates: 1907-1957

Homer Adams Holt (1898-1975) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1450
Overview Correspondence, messages, and state papers of West Virginia's twentieth governor, 1937-1941, and manuscript drafts of WEST VIRGINIA: A GUIDE TO THE MOUNTAIN STATE, 1941.
Dates: 1937-1944

Howard Sutherland Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2503
Overview A collection of 400 letters, cards, petitions, telegrams, printed, and other similar items received and sent by U.S. Senator and Representatives Howard Sutherland (1865-1950) of West Virginia. The papers are part of Sutherland's constituent mail and are all concerned with the question of woman suffrage. The period covered is 1914-1919, and correspondence regarding both the Bristow-Mondell House Resolution, considered in Jan. 1915, and the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, voted upon 5 June 1919, is...
Dates: 1914-1919

Hugh Ike Shott Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0908
Scope and Contents The papers of Hugh Ike Shott of Bluefield, W.Va. Mr. Shott was owner and publisher of The Blue Field Telegraph and the Sunset News. He was also owner of radio stations WHIS of Bluefield, and served as postmaster in Bluefield by appointments of Presidents T. Roosevelt and Taft. He was twice elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, 1928 and 1930, and in 1942 was elected to the U.S. Senate for the unexpired term of M. M. Neely. Mr. Shott was also a member of the W.Va. Semi-Centennial...
Dates: 1858-1954

Izetta Jewel Brown Miller (b.1883), Clippings and Photographs

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Collection Number: A&M.2316
Overview Originals and copies of clippings and photographs concerning the life and career of Izetta Jewel Kenny Brown Miller. Her career included work in the theater, Women's Suffrage Movement, radio, agriculture, television, and politics. Her first husband was William Gay Brown, Sr., West Virginia Congressman from Kingwood, and her second marriage was to Dr. Hugh Miller of the faculties of George Washington University and Union College. In 1922 and 1924, Mrs. Brown ran for the nomination as the...
Dates: ca. 1908-1973

James Produce Company Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2336
Overview Copies of correspondence and business records of Charles H. James, founder of the James Produce Company, one of the first totally black owned and managed businesses in West Virginia. Correspondents include: Governor J.J. Cornwell, John W. Davis, and Theodore Roosevelt.
Dates: ca. 1915-1929

J.N. Curry (b.1863) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2082
Overview Papers of oil and gas driller and producer in Tyler County and other places. The collection consists of three diaries, 1 January 1894 through 31 December 1896; a typescript; and clippings. The diaries contain daily comment on wells drilled, including hours worked, depth of well, difficulties encountered, geologic strata, number of barrels of oil produced per hour or pressure of gas flow. Diaries include personal affairs, wages received and paid, oil sold, rent on leased property, oil market...
Dates: 1894-1896, 1966

John D. Hoblitzell, Jr. (1912-1962) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1580
Overview Correspondence, speeches, and newspaper clippings of a West Virginia Republican chairman, U.S. senator (serving in 1958), and member of the 1960 Republican National Convention platform committee. Subjects include: West Virginia and national Republican politics, 1956-1961; the 1958 Congressional election; the 1960 presidential campaign; the State Chamber of Commerce; State Economic Development Agency; Ohio Valley Improvement Association; and West Virginia University. Correspondents include...
Dates: 1956-1962

John J. Davis (1835-1916) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1366
Overview Papers of John J. Davis, a lawyer and politician from Clarksburg, West Virginia. This collection contains correspondence, account books, photographs, essays, speeches, and other material. Also included in this collection are writings of Davis' granddaughter, Julia McDonald Davis. There are also artifacts, including a school slate and three leather billfolds. Please see "Scope and Contents" for further detail.
Dates: 1824-1935

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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
Barns, Fleming and Company 2
Barns, James F. 2
Barns, John S. 2
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