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John Lewis Sheldon (1865-1947) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1895
Overview Correspondence, mainly concerning family news and business. There is comment on prohibition, President Woodrow Wilson's reelection, World War I speculation, the Food Administration under Herbert Hoover, and the influenza outbreak of 1919-1920.
Dates: 1905-1951

John M. Wolverton Scrapbooks

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Collection Number: A&M.2667
Overview Two scrapbooks kept by Congressman John M. Wolverton's Washington office, documenting his activities as West Virginia's 3rd Congressional District Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1925-30. Subjects covered include the Republican Party and Congressional elections.
Dates: 1925-1930

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

J.V. Blair Printed Materials

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Collection Number: A&M.0329
Scope and Contents A collection of printed materials relating to politics. Includes issues of The Commoner, 1902, The Working Democracy, 1900, Mountain Workman, Buckhannon, W. Va., 1897, election broadsides, and facsimile of the first issue of the Maryland Journal and the Baltimore Advertiser, August 20, 1773.
Dates: 1876-1898

Kemble White (1873-1965) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2209
Overview Correspondence and other papers of Kemble White, one-time law partner of A.B. Fleming, specialist in oil and gas law, counsel for the West Virginia subsidiaries of Standard Oil (Hope Natural Gas, South Penn Oil, and Eureka Pipeline), charter member of the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association, veteran of the Spanish-American War, one-time president of the West Virginia Bar Association; and the West Virginia University Alumni Association. Additional items include: White's notebooks from...
Dates: 1898-1965

Ken Hechler Interview Transcript

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Collection Number: A&M.1164
Overview Transcription of an oral history interview by Niel M. Johnson of the Harry S. Truman Library with Ken Hechler. Hechler, born 1914 in Roslyn, NY, received A.B., Swarthmore 1935; M.A., Columbia 1936; Ph.D., Columbia 1940 in Political Science which he later taught at Columbia, Princeton, and Marshall Universities. He served as a U. S. Army combat historian in Europe during World War II. Hechler was a research assistant to President Franklin D. Roosevelt and was special assistant to President Harry...
Dates: 1985

League of Women Voters, Morgantown-Monongalia Branch, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.2777
Overview Records of the League of Women Voters, Morgantown-Monongalia County, West Virginia. Includes membership lists, minutes, proposals, plans for conventions and environmental projects, and guides to government officials. See the scope and content note for detail.
Dates: ca. 1947-2010

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

Marcia Louise Sumner Phillips, Journal of an Upshur County Resident Regarding the Civil War

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Collection Number: A&M.1846
Overview Photocopy of typescript transcription of the manuscript journal kept by Marcia Louise Sumner Phillips of French Creek and Buckhannon, Virginia (West Virginia). It contains commentary on local and family affairs, and on Civil War military activities in the western Virginia and Virginia areas. Other subjects include churches, travel, elections, holiday celebrations, and the 1863 statehood convention in Parkersburg. There are descriptions of and quoted conversations with officers of both the Union...
Dates: 1861-1863

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Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 3
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary 3
United States. National Bituminous Coal Commission 3
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Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 2
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Association Against the Prohibition Amendment 2
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 2
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