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Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0040
Overview Papers of the eighth governor of West Virginia, 1890-1893, who was an attorney in Marion County, 1863-1867, a member of the House of Delegates, 1872-1875, a circuit judge, 1878-1888. Fleming was closely associated with James O. Watson in the development of the coal and railroad industry in the Monongahela Valley. There are scattered papers, including several hundred sermons of Benjamin F. Fleming (1810-1876); one common pleas book; two "Memorandum of Decisions" books from the law firm of A.B....
Dates: 1784-1924

Aretas Brooks Fleming Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0568
Overview Papers of Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923), the eighth governor of West Virginia, 1890-1893, who was an attorney in Marion County, 1863-1867, a member of the House of Delegates, 1872-1875, a circuit judge, 1878-1888. Fleming was closely associated with James O. Watson in the development of the coal and railroad industry in the Monongahela Valley. There are scattered papers, including several hundred sermons of Benjamin F. Fleming (1810-1876); one common pleas book; two "Memorandum of...
Dates: 1784-1924

Carleton Custer Pierce (1877-1958) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1674
Overview Military records, business papers, and correspondence of a brigadier general, Kingwood attorney, state legislator, secretary of the West Virginia Horticultural Society, state adjutant general, and state Selective Service director. Other papers include a letter book, West Virginia National Guard, 1903-1907; state Selective Service memoranda, 1940-1947; and a "Historical Record of Selective Service in West Virginia." Other subjects include the Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad, Pierce's coal...
Dates: ca. 1840-1955

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1606
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. Marshall (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association...
Dates: 1787-1957

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0258
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. marshal (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association Against...
Dates: 1787-1957

David Goff Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1557
Scope and Contents Correspondence of David Goff (ca. 1804-1878) of Beverly, West Virginia, an attorney and land promoter for Harrison, Randolph, and Tucker Counties. Goff became prosecuting attorney in 1835, served as a Colonel in the Virginia militia in 1844, was superintendent of Randolph County schools in 1853, served as a member of the Virginia Assembly, and was a West Virginia State Senator from Randolph County (1875-1877). Includes ten original letters, seven of which have been transcribed. Subjects include...
Dates: 1846-1871

David Goff Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0975
Scope and Contents Papers of David Goff (ca. 1804-1878) of Beverly, West Virginia, an attorney and land promoter for Harrison, Randolph, and Tucker Counties. Goff became prosecuting attorney in 1835, served as a Colonel in the Virginia militia in 1844, was superintendent of Randolph County schools in 1853, served as a member of the Virginia Assembly, and was a West Virginia State Senator from Randolph County (1875-1877). Includes letters, surveys, land grant, bonds, and receipts. The correspondence includes ALS...
Dates: 1826-1878

David Goff Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0983
Scope and Contents Papers of David Goff (ca. 1804-1878) of Beverly, West Virginia, an attorney and land promoter for Harrison, Randolph, and Tucker Counties. Goff became prosecuting attorney in 1835, served as a Colonel in the Virginia militia in 1844, was superintendent of Randolph County schools in 1853, served as a member of the Virginia Assembly, and was a West Virginia State Senator from Randolph County (1875-1877). The papers include manuscript letters and other papers concerning land transactions, slave...
Dates: 1841-1878, 1901-1904

David Goff Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1027
Scope and Contents Papers of David Goff (ca. 1804-1878) of Beverly, West Virginia, an attorney and land promoter for Harrison, Randolph, and Tucker Counties. Goff became prosecuting attorney in 1835, served as a Colonel in the Virginia militia in 1844, was superintendent of Randolph County schools in 1853, served as a member of the Virginia Assembly, and was a West Virginia State Senator from Randolph County (1875-1877). The papers include correspondence; land papers, particularly, for Randolph County; court case...
Dates: 1840-1878

George Seldon Wallace (1871-1963) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1710
Overview Papers of a Huntington attorney, member of the West Virginia National Guard, 1909-1916, employee of the C.&O. Railway Company, president of the Union Bank and Trust Company of Huntington, president of the Ben Lomond Company, president of the Blackberry, Kentucky and West Virginia Coal and Coke Company, attorney for Central City, prosecuting attorney of Cabell County, 1905-1908, chairman of a county Democratic committee, and delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 1912. Wallace...
Dates: 1898-1963

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Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 6
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 6
Democratic Party (U.S.) 6
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 5
Goff, David, 1804?-1878 5
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Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1858-1939 4
Conley, William G. (William Gustavus), 1866-1940 4
Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884 4
Fleming, A. B. (Aretas Brooks), 1839-1923 4
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 4
MacCorkle, William Alexander, 1857-1930 4
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 4
Patteson, Okey L. 4
Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 4
Sutherland, Howard 4
United States National Guard - West Virginia. 4
Watson, James O. 4
West Virginia. Legislature 4
Camden, J. N. (Johnson Newlon), 1828-1908 3
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 3
Dayton, Alston Gordon 3
Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911 3
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 3
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 3
Jacob, John Jeremiah. 3
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 3
McGrath, J. Howard (James Howard), 1903-1966 3
Meadows, Clarence W. 3
Price, Samuel, 1805-1884 3
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 3
Watson, C. W. 3
West Virginia University 3
West Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1872) 3
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 3
American Legion 2
Associated Press 2
Association Against the Prohibition Amendment 2
Barns, Fleming and Company 2
Barns, James F. 2
Barns, John S. 2
Barns, John S. and Company 2
Barns, Thomas. 2
Bennett, J.M. 2
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 2
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 2
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 2
Clarksburg 50-Year Club 2
Dayton, Spencer. 2
Debar, Joseph Hubert Diss. 2
Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 2
Fairmont Broadcasting Company. 2
Fairmont Newspaper Publishing Company 2
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 2
Fleming Association 2
Fleming family 2
Fleming, Benjamin. 2
Fleming, James R. 2
Glasscock, Wm. E. (William Ellsworth), 1862-1925 2
Goodykoontz, Wells, 1872-1944 2
Green, William. 2
Hallanan, Walter S. (Walter Simms), 1890-1962 2
Harmer family 2
Harmer, Harvey W. (Harvey Walker), 1865-1961 2
Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986 2
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 2
Jackson Coal Company 2
Johnson, Hugh S. (Hugh Samuel), 1882-1942 2
Johnson, Louis. 2
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 2
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 2
Mallison, Samuel T. 2
Mathews, Henry M. (Henry Mason), 1834-1884 2
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 2
Monongah Mines Relief Committee 2
Mount de Chantal Academy (Wheeling, W. Va.) 2
National Miners' Union (U.S.) 2
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 2
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 2
Rose, Herschel H. 2
Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944 2
Smith, Clarence Edwin Jr. 2
Smith, Clarence Edwin, 1885-1959. 2
Smith, Clarence L. 2
Smith, Earl H. 2
Smith, Edward Grandison 2
Smith, Mary Fleming. 2
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965 2
Sturgiss, George C. 2
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 2
United Mine Workers of America 2
United States - Railway Administration. 2
United States. National Bituminous Coal Commission 2
Virginia Military Institute 2
Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1850-1851) 2
West Virginia Historical Society 2
West Virginia Wesleyan College 2
West Virginia. Constitution. Flick Amendment 2
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 2
American Institute of Banking 1
American Red Cross 1
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