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John W. Davis, Lawyer, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2963
Overview Scrapbooks, diaries, correspondence and papers of the noted lawyer and 1924 presidential aspirant for the Democrats, John W. Davis, kept by his daughter, a famous author, Julia Davis Adams. Noteworthy is a 1948 official publication in tribune to Davis' career as Solicitor General of the United States. There is a typescript copy of his diary recounting his wartime and post-war tenure (1918-21) as ambassador to Great Britain. His letters include some of his candid feelings about the political...
Dates: 1886-1953

Perry D. Strausbaugh (1886-1965) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1848
Scope and Contents Papers of P. D. Strausbaugh, former head of the Department of Botany, author of a biology textbook, and professor of Botany at WVU.Papers consist mainly of correspondence concerning the writing, compiling, editing, and revising a college biology text in cooperation with B. R. Weimar and Earl L. Core. Also included are letters concerning the investigation of plants for identification, the making of "Wild Flowers of the Alleghenies" and other moving pictures, and the signing of tackle...
Dates: 1913-1964

West Virginia Human Rights Commission Archives

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Collection Number: A&M.1887
Overview Papers of Thomas W. Gavett, Chairman of the Commission. Subjects covered include: surveys of equal employment opportunities, newspaper clippings, material from the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, correspondence regarding non-discriminatory college applications for West Virginia institutions of higher learning, memoranda from the executive director to commission members, minutes of meetings, hearings, West Virginia Interracial Commission created by Governor M.M. Neely, West Virginia...
Dates: 1961-1966

West Virginia State Board of Control, Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.1976
Overview Correspondence of the West Virginia State Board of Control, which was responsible for all state correctional institutions, educational institutions, and hospitals from 1909 to 1949. Individuals serving on the three-man board at various times were John S. Lakin, J.W. Barnes, J.A. Chambers, J.S. Darst, Edgar B. Stewart, J.Z. Terrell, W.R. Thurmond, John B. White, and F.W. McCullough. State institutions covered in the correspondence are Bluefield State College; Berkeley Springs Sanitarium;...
Dates: 1909-1949

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