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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

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Goff, Nathan, 1843-1920 4
Van Winkle, P. G. (Peter Godwin), 1808-1872 4
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 3
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West Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1872) 2
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 2
American Colonization Society 1
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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 1
Battelle, Gordon. 1
Blizzard, William. 1
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 1
Bricker, John W. (John William), 1893-1986 1
Brooks, H.L. 1
Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 1
Campbell, Archibald W., 1833-1899. 1
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 1
Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1893-1950 1
Conley, William G. (William Gustavus), 1866-1940 1
Davis Child Shelter 1
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 1
Davis, John J. (John James), 1835-1916 1
Davis, Thomas B., 1828-1911. 1
Dayton, A.G. 1
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Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 1
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Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911 1
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Fairless, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1890-1962 1
Fitzpatrick, Herbert 1
Flynn, Mike J. 1
George, Walter F. (Walter Franklin), 1878-1957 1
Gieshe, Herman 1
Guyan Eagle Coal Company 1
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Hagans, John Marshall, 1838-1900 1
Hall, Granville Davisson, 1837-1934 1
Hall, Septimus. 1
Hallanan, Walter S. (Walter Simms), 1890-1962 1
Harmer, Harvey W. (Harvey Walker), 1865-1961 1
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 1
Hayes, Rutherford B., 1822-1893 1
Haymond, Alpheus F. 1
Highland, Cecil B. 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Huntington Memorial Hospital 1
Huston, C.H. 1
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Jackson, John J. 1
Jones, Mary. 1
Kessler-Hatfield Hospital 1
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 1
Kimball, Charles H. 1
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 1
Marland, William C. 1
Martin, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1884-1968 1
Mathews, Henry M. (Henry Mason), 1834-1884 1
McCormick, Robert R. 1
McGraw, John T. 1
Meadows, Clarence W. 1
National Rifle Association 1
Neal, Will. 1
Northwestern Virginia Railroad Company 1
Ogden, H. C. 1
Patteson, Okey L. 1
Pendleton, John L. 1
Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 1
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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
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Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 1
Summers, George W. (George William), 1804-1868 1
Sycamore Coal Company 1
Taft, Robert A. (Robert Alphonso), 1889-1953 1
Tidewater Coal and Coke Company 1
United Mine Workers of America 1
United States. Army 1
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United States. Congress - Elections, 1900. 1
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Wade, Alexander L. (Alexander Luark), 1832-1904 1
Walsh, John J. 1
Watson, James O. 1
West Virginia. Fair Deal 1
West Virginia. Anti-Communist League 1
West Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1861-1863) 1
Wherry, Kenneth S. (Kenneth Spicer), 1892-1951 1
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