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Rush Dew Holt (1905-1955) Papers, Court Record Featuring Stonewall Jackson

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Collection Number: A&M.3943
Overview Lewis County debt record featuring Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson as Constable to collect money from Jonathan E. Bennett owed to J. Holt. Does not include original signature of Stonewall Jackson.
Dates: 1841

Samuel Crane, Lawyer, Letter to Barbour County Delegate

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Collection Number: A&M.4258
Overview Letter written by Samuel Crane dated 2 January 1863 and addressed to a delegate from Barbour County, possibly Joseph Teter, Jr. The letter regards Crane's interest in the office of governor of the newly formed state of West Virginia. Please see "Scope and Contents" for further information as well as a transcript of the letter.
Dates: 1863

Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV papers

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Collection Number: A&M-4050
Abstract John Davison (Jay) Rockefeller IV (b. 1937) represented West Virginia in the United States Senate for five terms. He was elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-ninth Congress and served from January 15, 1985, to January 3, 2015. He was not a candidate for reelection in 2014. Rockefeller previously served in the West Virginia House of Delegates (1966-1968); as Secretary of State of West Virginia (1968-1972); president of West Virginia Wesleyan College (1973-1976); and Governor of West Virginia...
Dates: 1960-2015; Majority of material found within 1985-2014

Septimus Hall (1847-1926) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1634
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Septimus Hall (1847- 1926), a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1872 and a state legislator. Letters concern state politics, 1881-1886, and the Virginia Debt Commission, 1913-1916. Correspondents include: J. J. Woods, Johnson N. Camden, E. D. Talbott, & W. E. Chilton. The papers include an autograph volume with signatures of the members of the State Legislature, 1881-1882. ...
Dates: 1881-1919

Stephen B. Elkins Collection

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Collection Number: A&M.0053
Overview Stephen Benton Elkins (b. 1841) represented West Virginia in the United States Senate as a Republican from 1895-1911. Prior to his Senate service, Elkins served in the Union Army during the Civil War as a captain in the Kansas Militia. He practiced law in the Territory of New Mexico in 1864 and served as a member of the Territorial House of Representatives, 1864-1865. He was the district attorney for the Territory from 1866-1867, and the United States district attorney for the Territory from...
Dates: 1841-1955

Stephen Benton Elkins, Letter Copy Book

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Collection Number: A&M.3979
Overview Letter copy book kept by Stephen Benton Elkins, a politician and businessman who would later become a prominent citizen of West Virginia. The book was kept from 23 October 1875 to 1 May 1878. It contains roughly 150 letters as well as a partial index of recipients. During the time this book was kept, Elkins resided in Santa Fe, New Mexico, practiced law, represented the territory in Congress, and acted as president of the Maxwell Land Grant Company. Letters concern political and business...
Dates: 1875-1878

Thornton Perry, Collector, Publications Regarding West Virginia History

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Collection Number: A&M.3343
Overview Publications and manuscript from the Thornton Perry Museum Collection, reflecting Perry's interest in the history of West Virginia and the immediate region. Subjects include various aspects of West Virginia history, such as the Civil War, statehood, Wheeling, John Brown, and other topics. Formats include broadsides, reports, pamphlets, almanacs, a manuscript account book, newspapers, maps, and others. See Scope and Content Note for details and contents list.
Dates: 1787-1934

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

West Virginia, Governors Office, Press Releases for Barron and Smith Administrations

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Collection Number: A&M.3843
Overview Press releases from the Governor's Office of the State of West Virginia for the administrations of William Wallace Barron (1961-1965) and Hulett C. Smith (1965-1969).
Dates: 1962-1969

West Virginia University, President David C. Hardesty, Jr., Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.5114
Scope and Contents Papers of President David C. Hardesty, Jr. of West Virginia University. Before becoming President of West Virginia University, Hardesty was a lawyer and partner of Bowles, Rice, McDavid, Graff & Love (1973-1994) and West Virginia Tax Commissioner (1977-1980), among various other positions. After finishing his 12-year term as West Virginia University President (1995-2007), Hardesty was a Professor of Law at the West Virginia University College of Law (2007-2018). Some of the series titles...
Dates: 1834-2019

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Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 16
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Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 8
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Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 7
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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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