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Peterson Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2028
Overview Correspondence, speeches, essays, financial notes, certificates, an account book, a class attendance book for 1860, and a term paper prepared for a Glenville College, West Virginia, history class entitled, 'The Aaron D. Peterson Family.' The correspondence contains letters written by David T. Peterson to family and friends while serving with Federal forces in the Civil War. Subjects include schools, politics, farming, Civil War camps, units, troop movements, and battles at Droop Mountain,...
Dates: 1858-1913

Powell B. Reynolds, Letter and Clipping

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Collection Number: A&M.2984
Overview Letter from Dr. Reynolds, prior to when he became acting president of West Virginia University, 1893-1895, to his mother concerning family news and fund-raising efforts for Shelton College in St. Albans, West Virginia. There is also a clipping with a brief biography of Reynolds. Includes facsimiles.
Dates: 1880-1975

Racial Understanding Conference, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.0923
Overview A symposium at Jackson's Mill sponsored and conducted by the WVU Office of International Programs. The conference was aimed at removing social inhibitions and promoting significant interaction between white, black and international students attending colleges in West Virginia. The three day event consisted of sessions devoted to guest speakers and group discussions about the then current state of racial tensions in the United States and how to alleviate them. Included are participant reactions...
Dates: 1969

Richard Marks, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3236
Overview Contains a bibliography of works by Richard Marks, correspondence, articles and a paper by Marks, philatelic items, and other material. Most material regards the genealogy and history of the Marks family in West Virginia, as well as West Virginia history in general. There are also addenda to this collection. See "Scope and Content Note" for further information.
Dates: 1789-2001

Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1513
Scope and Contents Reply to request of Dion C. Pharr for information concerning Washington College. Photostat negative.
Dates: 1867

Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0394
Scope and Contents Photostats of letters written by Lee: April 20, 1861 letters to Winfield Scott and Lt. Roger Jones, resigning his commission and explaining that "Save in the defense of my native state, I never desire again to draw my sword;" January 8, 1863 to Mrs. Sarah A. Lawton; August 24, 1865 to the Board of Trustees of Washington College concerning his election to the presidency of that school; January 27 and July 7, 1866 letters to Reverdy Johnson respecting the estate...
Dates: 1861-1867

Rufus A. West, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0821
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts, printed and newspaper materials collected by Rufus A. West, a Morgantown antiquarian and faculty member of the College of Engineering, West Virginia University. This collection includes papers concerning many phases of West Virginia History, although centered on Preston, Taylor, and Monongalia counties. Includes marriage licenses from Preston County, 1881-1947; newspaper clippings from Morgantown newspapers; a meeting invitation from the Monongalia County...
Dates: 1880-1947

Rufus A. West, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0576
Scope and Contents Manuscript and printed material, and pictures collected by Rufus A. West, a Morgantown antiquarian and faculty member of the College of Engineering, West Virginia University. There are also a small number of Mr. West’s personal papers, consisting of letters concerning West Virginia University College of Engineering, Oak Grove Cemetery Association, and the Wesley Methodist Church, all of Morgantown, and business records of the Town Hill Service Station, owned by Mr. West. The main...
Dates: 1774; 1780; 1830-1952

Rufus A. West, Collector, Records Regarding West Virginia History and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.0599
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts, printed materials, and newspaper clippings collected by Rufus A. West, a Morgantown antiquarian and faculty member of the College of Engineering, West Virginia University. Collection includes catalogues from West Virginia University for the years of 1882-1883 and 1892-1893; newspaper clippings from newspapers about Morgantown and West Virginia; Nuzum Family and Historical Society Annual Reunion program, 1946; and newspaper clippings about Mr. West's...
Dates: 1870-1949

Sabra Lucinda (Miner) Sturgiss Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1899
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other material of Sabra Lucinda (Miner) Sturgis(s) and her son, George C. Sturgiss, a Morgantown businessman and politician. There are 130 letters, 6 WVU literary society and commencement announcements (1870-77), and an engagement book used by George C. and Charlotte Kent Sturgiss for 1907-1909.Subjects include the activities of Alfred Gallentin Sturgiss, a Methodist Episcopal minister in northeastern Ohio and northwestern Pennsylvania from 1837 to 1845 (towns...
Dates: 1838-1896, 1907-1909

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