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Samuel T. Mallison Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1913
Overview Correspondence, speeches, reminiscences, and newspaper clippings of a West Virginia newspaperman, state auditor, 1927-1929, and businessman. Subjects covered include the West Virginia gubernatorial campaign of 1924, Rush D. Holt's decision to run for the U.S. Senate in 1934, oil wildcatting ventures of Michael Benedum and J.C. Trees, the economy, oil imports, depletion allowances on the production of oil and gas, and labor legislation. Correspondents include Holmes Alexander, Robert C. Byrd,...
Dates: 1915-1964 ca.

Samuel Young Letters (photocopies)

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Collection Number: A&M.2737
Overview Photostatic copies of two letters from Samuel Young to John Sharp, written in 1863 at Wheeling, West Virginia, where Mr. Young was representing Pocahontas County in the West Virginia legislature. The letters deal mostly with the appointment of Sharp as Adjutant of the 127th Reg., West Virginia Militia (Pocahontas County), and with West Virginia senatorial elections.
Dates: 1863

Septimus Hall (1847-1926) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1634
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Septimus Hall (1847- 1926), a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1872 and a state legislator. Letters concern state politics, 1881-1886, and the Virginia Debt Commission, 1913-1916. Correspondents include: J. J. Woods, Johnson N. Camden, E. D. Talbott, & W. E. Chilton. The papers include an autograph volume with signatures of the members of the State Legislature, 1881-1882. ...
Dates: 1881-1919

Septimus Hall Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0561
Scope and Contents A letter regarding Mr. Hall's commission as notary public in Wetzel County; bills from the West Virginia Penitentiary, and Sweeneys & Co., Wheeling; and a typed copy of the democratic state platform in West Virginia for 1912.Addendum: A letter from Clarence M. Hall of San Jose, California, to Septimus Hall dated December 12, 1912; two copies of messages of Governor Wilson and W. F. McCombs to C. M. Hall dated May 13, 1911; and two copies of each of the following three reprinted...
Dates: 1871-1912

Sistersville, City Council, Minutes

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Collection Number: A&M.1479
Overview City Council minutes of the town of Sistersville in Tyler County, incorporated 2 February 1839. Included in the reports are town ordinances, bylaws, orders, resolutions, elections, poll books, town improvements, and other municipal affairs dealt with by the Board of Trustees.
Dates: 1846-1955

Snyder Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0490
Overview Personal and business correspondence of Harmon, Molly, John, and other members of the Snyder family; genealogical information on the Lantz and Snyder families; land grants, surveys and deeds for land in Barbour, Greenbrier, and Randolph counties, West Virginia; and poll and registration books for Randolph County. Included also is Harmon Snyder's daybook and diary, listing accounts for the years 1866-1896 and incidents of the Civil War.
Dates: 1790-1937

Socialist Workers Party, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2709
Overview Materials from several political campaigns are among the papers, including those of Rosalinda Flint's 1978 campaign for the U.S. Senate; Brian Williams' 1978 campaign for West Virginia House of Delegates, 27th District; Tom Moriarty's 1980 campaign for West Virginia Governor; and the 1980 campaign to elect Andrew Pulley and Mathilde Zimmermann as President and Vice-President, respectively, of the United States. The campaign papers address such issues as occupational health and safety,...
Dates: 1978-1980

St. Charles Hotel of Clarksburg (W. Va.) Ledger

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Collection Number: A&M.3053
Overview The ledger of a Clarksburg hotel kept by its proprietor W. W. Boggess. It includes names of those registered and their town or city of home residence. Also there are accounts of travel expenses, groceries and construction costs. Part of this ledger was used as a scrapbook of election statistics from news clippings of the 1890's for Harrison County.
Dates: 1879-1904

Talbott-Tolbert Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1026
Overview Mainly papers of Samuel T. Tolbert, a onetime constable of Lewis County and postmaster at Frenchton, who operated a general store and acted as agent and surveyor for out-of-state landowners. Included are the papers of Zadock Lanham, J.S. Wilson, John L. Jacob, and W.C. Tolbert. There are surveys, legal papers, correspondence, and lottery certificates from Ohio and Delaware, and Democratic state and county election tickets. Correspondents include Lewis Maxwell, J.M. Bennett, and F.H. Pierpont.
Dates: 1784-1914 1931

Teamsters Local 175, Scrapbook and Diary

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Collection Number: A&M.2284
Overview A scrapbook and personal diary of Volney Andrews, one-time president of Local 175, covering the years 1938-1949. There is material on disputes over the legitimacy of the AFL and the CIO especially as it was reflected in state regional labor councils and jurisdictional struggles in West Virginia between the United Mine Workers of America and the Progressive Mine Workers of America. Also mentioned are political concerns such as elections, congressional investigations of labor and foreign trade...
Dates: 1938-1949

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Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 17
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 14
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Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 12
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Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 10
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 9
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 8
Patteson, Okey L. 8
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 8
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 8
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 7
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 7
Hallanan, Walter S. (Walter Simms), 1890-1962 7
Meadows, Clarence W. 7
United Mine Workers of America 7
American Federation of Labor 6
Byrd, Robert C. 6
Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1858-1939 6
Green, William. 6
Sutherland, Howard 6
West Virginia University 6
Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.) 5
Conley, William G. (William Gustavus), 1866-1940 5
Edmiston, Andrew. 5
Johnson, Louis. 5
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 5
Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 5
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 5
Barron, W. W. 4
Dawson, William M.O. 4
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969 4
Funkhouser, Raymond J. 4
Glasscock, Wm. E. (William Ellsworth), 1862-1925 4
Goff, Guy Despard, 1867-1933 4
Hechler, Ken, 1914-2016 4
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 4
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 4
Johnson, George W. 4
Kee, Maude Elizabeth, 1895-1975 4
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MacCorkle, William Alexander, 1857-1930 4
Marland, William C. 4
Moore, Arch A., Jr. (Arch Alfred), 1923-2015 4
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 4
United States National Guard - West Virginia. 4
Watson, C. W. 4
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
Dawson, D. Boone. 3
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
Barns, John S. and Company 2
Barns, Thomas. 2
Benedum, Michael L. 2
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