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John J. Cornwell (1867-1953) Speech

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Collection Number: A&M.1813
Overview Speech by governor John J. Cornwall on the signing of the Armistice on November 11, 1918. There is a brief report on demobilization orders.
Dates: 1918

John Jacob Cornwell (1867-1953), Governor, Papers and Records

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Collection Number: A&M.0952
Overview Papers of the fifteenth governor of West Virginia who was a newspaper publisher in Romney, an orchardman, lawyer, and counsel for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. There are a few papers of W.B. Cornwell. The collection includes: personal and business correspondence, 1896-1953; correspondence as governor, 1916-1922; legal papers, ca.1843-1916; and material relating to "Cornwell Day," 1931; Baltimore and Ohio and other railroads; Romney Orchard Company, ca. 1916-1919; South Branch Development...
Dates: ca. 1843, 1896-1953

Journal of the Senate of the State of Virginia

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Collection Number: A&M.4094
Overview Photocopy of the "Journal of the Senate of the State of Virginia for the Sessions of 1863,4, and 5", the official record of the proceedings of the Restored Government of Virginia, which was meeting in Alexandria, from 1863-1865.
Dates: 1863-1865

Kenneth Fones-Wolf, Historian, Research Papers Regarding Confederacy Supporters in Wheeling

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Collection Number: A&M.5179
Overview Research papers compiled by history professor Kenneth Fones-Wolf regarding his study of people who supported the Confederacy in Wheeling, (West) Virginia in 1861. Includes manuscript research notes and facsimiles of documents regarding prisoners of war; traitors; legislative petitions (topics include transportation, education, banking, temperance, and property); military service (including the Shriver Grays, a Confederate unit organized in Wheeling in 1861); religion; black newspapers and...
Dates: 1819-2004, undated; Majority of material found within 1850s-1860s; Majority of material found within 2000-2004

Marmaduke Dent, Letter of a Monongalia County Resident

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Collection Number: A&M.4176
Overview Letter written by Marmaduke Dent, 1863/03/11, from Granville, (West) Virginia to Dr. Frank. Dent was the grandfather of Marmaduke H. Dent, the first graduate of West Virginia University. Transcription of letter and photocopies are also included. Subjects of the letter include politics related to the possibility of West Virginia's statehood, including an upcoming vote, constitutionality, and race relations; Dent's patients and a local bout of smallpox; and family matters.
Dates: 1863

Matthew Mansfield Neely (1874-1958), Politician, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1414
Scope and Contents Papers of Matthew Neely, a politician who had a long career as senator, congressman, governor, and Democratic political boss. Collection includes speeches, correspondence, pamphlets, legal papers, photographs, and copies of the Congressional Record . There are also newspaper clipping scrapbooks covering the years 1928-1954 (on five reels of microfilm). Neely had a long career, including law student at West Virginia University, Marion County lawyer, mayor of Fairmont, congressman, 1913-1921,...
Dates: 1900-1954

Matthew Mansfield Neely (1874-1958), Politician, Scrapbooks

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Collection Number: A&M.1353
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings on Neely's controversy as a law student at WVU, and his subsequent career as a lawyer, Mayor of Fairmont, Congressman, and United States Senator.
Dates: 1900-1924

Matthew Mansfield Neely (1874-1958), Politician, Scrapbooks

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Collection Number: A&M.1384
Scope and Contents The two volumes of newspaper clippings cover the years 1913-1916, and 1922-1927 and are concerned with Neely's activities as Congressman and Senator, including his abortive attempt to have Judge A. G. Dayton impeached. There are also two volumes of speeches (clippings from the Congressional Record) for years 1926-1928, and 1931-1932.
Dates: 1913-1932

Matthew Mansfield Neely (1874-1958) Vest

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Collection Number: A&M.3753
Overview Vest owned by West Virginia politician Matthew N. Neely around the age of 22 years.
Dates: 1896

Monongalia County Archives

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Collection Number: A&M.0026
Scope and Contents The collection contains record books and papers covering a period from the formation of the county of Monongalia in 1776 to 1933. The collection is broken prior to 1796. There are approximately six hundred thousand pieces including papers on civil and criminal cases, bonds, deeds, wills, licenses, settlements of public offices, school reports, and other papers commonly filled or recorded at county courthouses in the Virginias.There are two hundred and seventy-five volumes covering a...
Dates: 1774-1933

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Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 16
United States. Congress. Senate 13
Democratic Party (U.S.) 11
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 10
Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911 10
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Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 8
Van Winkle, P. G. (Peter Godwin), 1808-1872 8
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 7
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 7
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 7
Goff, Nathan, 1843-1920 6
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 6
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 6
Camden, J. N. (Johnson Newlon), 1828-1908 5
Campbell, Archibald W., 1833-1899. 5
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 5
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 5
Watson, James O. 5
West Virginia. Legislature 5
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 4
Dawson, William M.O. 4
Dayton, Spencer. 4
Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884 4
Fleming, A. B. (Aretas Brooks), 1839-1923 4
Glasscock, Wm. E. (William Ellsworth), 1862-1925 4
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 4
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 4
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 4
Scott, Nathan Bay, 1842-1924 4
United States. Congress 4
West Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1872) 4
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 4
Brown, John, 1800-1859 3
Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 3
Davis, John J. (John James), 1835-1916 3
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 3
Dayton, Alston Gordon 3
Elkins, Davis, 1876-1959 3
Gore, Howard M. 3
Hall, Granville Davisson, 1837-1934 3
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 3
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 3
Lightburn, Joseph Andrew Jackson, 1824-1901. 3
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 3
McGraw, John T. 3
Morgan, Ephraim Franklin, 1869-1950 3
Siviter, Anna Pierpont, 1859-1932 3
Society of the Army of West Virginia 3
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 3
Strother, David Hunter, 1816-1888 3
Summers, George W. (George William), 1804-1868 3
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 3
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary 3
West Virginia University 3
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 2
Battelle, Gordon. 2
Byrd, Robert C. 2
Caperton, Gaston 2
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 2
Confederate States of America 2
Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961 2
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 2
Cox, Jacob D (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 2
Debar, Joseph Hubert Diss. 2
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 2
Dirksen, Everett McKinley 2
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 2
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 2
Fleming family 2
Fleming, Benjamin. 2
Goff, Guy Despard, 1867-1933 2
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 2
Green, William. 2
Hall, Septimus. 2
Harmer, Harvey W. (Harvey Walker), 1865-1961 2
Harris, T. M. (Thomas Mealey), 1817-1906 2
Hayes, Rutherford B., 1822-1893 2
Holt, Helen Louise Froelich, 1913-2015 2
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 2
Hubbard, C. D. (Chester Dorman), 1814-1891 2
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 2
Johnson, Henry J. 2
Kelley, Benjamin F., 1807-1891 2
Kenna, John E. 2
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 2
Lang, Theodore F. 2
Latham, George Robert, 1832-1917. 2
Letcher, John, 1813-1884 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
MacCorkle, William Alexander, 1857-1930 2
McCausland, John, 1836-1927 2
McCormick, Robert R. 2
McKinley, William, 1843-1901 2
Ogden, H. C. 2
Patteson, Okey L. 2
Rucker, William P. 2
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 2
Siviter, William Henry, 1858-1939. 2
Smith, Hulett C. (Hulett Carlson), 1918-2012 2
Stevenson, W. E. (William Erskine), 1820-1883 2
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