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Governor Arch A. Moore Jr. papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2862
Overview Arch Alfred Moore Jr. (b. 1923) served two consecutive terms as Governor of West Virginia from 1969-1977 and a third term from 1985-1989. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection for governor in 1988. Previously, he was elected as a Republican to five terms in the United States House of Representatives, serving from January 3, 1957-January 3, 1969. He was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-first Congress in 1968. He died on January 7, 2015, in Charleston, WV. The Arch A. Moore...
Dates: 1950-1989

Katherine Williams, Collector, Williams Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.4138
Scope and Contents Family papers compiled by Katherine Williams of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. Most of the papers are of the James H. Taylor family of Clarksburg, West Virginia dating from the 19th century. There are also records of the Irwin family including a genealogy, and the Civil War letters of private George Irwin, a soldier in Company F, 95th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Other families documented include the Redman and Summers families. The collection includes letters, autograph books, family...
Dates: ca. 1840-2005

Louis George Sarris, Resume and Personal Memoir of a U.S. Foreign Affairs Officer

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Collection Number: A&M.3745
Overview Resume (2 pages) and personal memoir (18 pages) of Louis George Sarris, a West Virginian from Wheeling who worked for the U.S. State Department, serving as Chief of the Southeast Division during the Vietnam War era. The memoir discusses his family's immigrant roots in Greece and their life in America (ca. 1920 to 2000), including his father's work as a coal miner in West Virginia. It also touches on the career of Louis George Sarris.
Dates: 2010

Raymond Young, Photographer, Photographs Regarding World War II and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.3904
Overview Papers of Raymond M. Young (1924-1986) of Oak Hill, West Virginia, a combat photographer who served in the United States armed forces in Europe during and after World War II, and in Vietnam. Includes commercially distributed stereographic cards showing subjects in Germany (ca. 1930-1945) and the Helsinki Olympics (1952), among other subjects, with stereoscope; many photographs of subjects in Germany and France at the end of World War II; and a few photographs from Vietnam (ca. 1965). There are...
Dates: ca. 1930-1985, undated

Vaughn L. Kiger, Collector, Historical Photographs and Records Regarding Morgantown

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Collection Number: A&M.3950
Overview Historical and contemporary photographs and records collected by Vaughn L. Kiger, resident of Morgantown. The bulk of the collection pertains to Morgantown, West Virginia and the surrounding area. Includes correspondence, photographs, clippings, ephemera, printed material, artifacts, scrapbooks, artwork, architectural drawings, maps, broadsides, and other materials. Subjects include the history of businesses and individuals in Morgantown and the surrounding area, including the Lemley, Ley, and...
Dates: 1784 - ca. 2010s; Majority of material found within ca. 1880s - 2010

West Virginia University, War Dead Honor Roll

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Collection Number: A&M.3198
Overview A roll of honor containing a listing of those students of West Virginia University who were killed during U.S. involved conflicts in the twentieth century. There are listings for World War I, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. There is also a biographical insert for Joseph P. Bongiorni, the lone University fatal casualty of Operation Desert Storm.
Dates: 1917-1991