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Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV papers

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Collection Number: A&M-4050
Abstract John Davison (Jay) Rockefeller IV (b. 1937) represented West Virginia in the United States Senate for five terms. He was elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-ninth Congress and served from January 15, 1985, to January 3, 2015. He was not a candidate for reelection in 2014. Rockefeller previously served in the West Virginia House of Delegates (1966-1968); as Secretary of State of West Virginia (1968-1972); president of West Virginia Wesleyan College (1973-1976); and Governor of West Virginia...
Dates: 1960-2015; Majority of material found within 1985-2014

Stephen B. Elkins Collection

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Collection Number: A&M.0053
Overview Stephen Benton Elkins (b. 1841) represented West Virginia in the United States Senate as a Republican from 1895-1911. Prior to his Senate service, Elkins served in the Union Army during the Civil War as a captain in the Kansas Militia. He practiced law in the Territory of New Mexico in 1864 and served as a member of the Territorial House of Representatives, 1864-1865. He was the district attorney for the Territory from 1866-1867, and the United States district attorney for the Territory from...
Dates: 1841-1955

Stephen Benton Elkins, Letter Copy Book

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Collection Number: A&M.3979
Overview Letter copy book kept by Stephen Benton Elkins, a politician and businessman who would later become a prominent citizen of West Virginia. The book was kept from 23 October 1875 to 1 May 1878. It contains roughly 150 letters as well as a partial index of recipients. During the time this book was kept, Elkins resided in Santa Fe, New Mexico, practiced law, represented the territory in Congress, and acted as president of the Maxwell Land Grant Company. Letters concern political and business...
Dates: 1875-1878

Waitman T. Willey (1811-1900) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1361
Overview Papers of Waitman T. Willey (1811-1900), one of the founders of West Virginia. This collection includes letters to Harrison Hagans outlining the varied nature of opposition to the New State in Congress and Willey's position on slavery; letter from the Quartermaster General requesting support of a reorganization bill; cards and social invitations; and obituary clippings.
Dates: 1862-1900

Waitman T. Willey Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0003
Overview Papers of Waitman T. Willey (1811-1900), lawyer, senator, and founding father of West Virginia. A resident of Monongalia County, Willey was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1850, the Secession Convention of 1861, the First Wheeling Convention of 1861, and the Constitutional Convention of 1871. He was U.S. Senator from the Restored Government of Virginia (1861-1863) and Senator from West Virginia (1863-1871). Includes several thousand pieces of incoming correspondence to Waitman T....
Dates: 1820-1917

West Virginia, Governors Office, Press Releases for Barron and Smith Administrations

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Collection Number: A&M.3843
Overview Press releases from the Governor's Office of the State of West Virginia for the administrations of William Wallace Barron (1961-1965) and Hulett C. Smith (1965-1969).
Dates: 1962-1969

West Virginia Governors' Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1977
Overview General correspondence and papers, 1931-1964, of Governors William G. Conley, Herman G. Kump, Homer A. Holt, Matthew M. Neely, Clarence W. Meadows, Okey L. Patteson, William C. Marland, Cecil H. Underwood, and William W. Barron. There is material on the "flower fund" for 1944. The correspondence of the Barron administration concerns mainly state employment applications.
Dates: 1931-1964

William E. Glasscock (1862-1925) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1447
Scope and Contents Correspondence, speeches, and public papers of West Virginia's 13th governor. Papers deal primarily with the presidential election of 1904 in West Virginia; West Virginia Republican politics, 1904-1905; and Glasscock's role as Collector of Internal Revenues for West Virginia.Correspondents include William M.O. Dawson, Stephen B. Elkins, Elliott Northcott, Nathan B. Scott, and Harry C. Woodyard.Collection contains the papers of William L. Russell, general manager, and...
Dates: 1904-1925

William E. Glasscock (1862-1925) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0006
Scope and Contents Papers documenting the governorship of William E. Glasscock (1862-1925), who served West Virginia in the period 1909-1913. These papers include general correspondence, telegrams, photographs, newspaper clippings regarding strikes, and pamphlets, among other material.General correspondence includes many letters touching a variety of phases of the industrial disturbances in the mining regions of the Great Kanawha Valley in 1912-1913, commonly known as the Cabin Creek--Paint Creek...
Dates: 1905-1913

Yoho Family of Marshall County, West Virginia, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.4324
Content Description Papers related to the Yoho and Whipkey families, including photographs, genealogical information, clippings, vital documents, certificates, and other material. There are papers and photographs related to West Virginia Senator George N. Yoho. There are also papers related Yoho's son and to Twila Whipkey, née Yoho.
Dates: ca. 1910-1994; Majority of material found within 1923-1955

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Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 15
United States. Congress. Senate 11
Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911 10
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 9
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Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 8
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 8
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 7
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 7
Van Winkle, P. G. (Peter Godwin), 1808-1872 7
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 6
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 5
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 5
Goff, Nathan, 1843-1920 5
Watson, James O. 5
Davis, John J. (John James), 1835-1916 4
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 4
Dayton, Spencer. 4
Glasscock, Wm. E. (William Ellsworth), 1862-1925 4
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 4
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 4
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 4
West Virginia. Legislature 4
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 3
Camden, J. N. (Johnson Newlon), 1828-1908 3
Campbell, Archibald W., 1833-1899. 3
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 3
Dawson, William M.O. 3
Dayton, Alston Gordon 3
Elkins, Davis, 1876-1959 3
Fleming, A. B. (Aretas Brooks), 1839-1923 3
Gore, Howard M. 3
Holt, Helen Louise Froelich, 1913-2015 3
McGraw, John T. 3
Morgan, Ephraim Franklin, 1869-1950 3
Patteson, Okey L. 3
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 3
Scott, Nathan Bay, 1842-1924 3
Society of the Army of West Virginia 3
Strother, David Hunter, 1816-1888 3
Summers, George W. (George William), 1804-1868 3
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 3
United States. Congress 3
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary 3
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 3
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 2
Barron, W. W. 2
Battelle, Gordon. 2
Byrd, Robert C. 2
Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 2
Caperton, Gaston 2
Conley, William G. (William Gustavus), 1866-1940 2
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 2
Debar, Joseph Hubert Diss. 2
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 2
Dirksen, Everett McKinley 2
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 2
Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884 2
Fleming family 2
Fleming, Benjamin. 2
Goff, Guy Despard, 1867-1933 2
Green, William. 2
Harmer, Harvey W. (Harvey Walker), 1865-1961 2
Harris, T. M. (Thomas Mealey), 1817-1906 2
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 2
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 2
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 2
Johnson, Henry J. 2
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 2
Lang, Theodore F. 2
Lightburn, Joseph Andrew Jackson, 1824-1901. 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
Marland, William C. 2
McCormick, Robert R. 2
Meadows, Clarence W. 2
Ogden, H. C. 2
Rucker, William P. 2
Siviter, Anna Pierpont, 1859-1932 2
Siviter, William Henry, 1858-1939. 2
Smith, Hulett C. (Hulett Carlson), 1918-2012 2
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 2
Sutherland, Howard 2
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930 2
Underwood, Cecil H., 1922-2008 2
United Mine Workers of America 2
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs. Subcommittee on War Mobilization. 2
United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee Investigating the National Defense Program 2
United States. Department of Agriculture 2
United States. Department of Housing and Urban Development 2
United States. Works Progress Administration 2
West Virginia University 2
West Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1872) 2
White, I. C. (Israel Charles), 1848-1927 2
4-H clubs 1
Ackerman, Ernest Robinson, 1863-1931 1
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Adee, Alvey A. 1
Alderson, George 1
Alderson, J. D. (John Duffy), 1854-1910 1
Allen, Si. 1
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