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West Virginia Statehood Sesquicentennial Commemorative Coin

Collection Number: A&M.3967
Overview Commemorative coin for the sesquicentennial of West Virginia statehood, which was commissioned by the Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation (WNHAC). The coin is gold in color. One face shows Francis H. Pierpont, the (West) Virginia politician who served as governor of the Restored State of Virginia and is considered the "father of West Virginia"; the other face shows Independence Hall in Wheeling, West Virginia.
Dates: 2013

West Virginia University, College of Arts and Sciences, Centennial History, Records

Collection Number: A&M.3121
Overview A collection assembled on behalf of the WVU College of Arts and Sciences by Dr. Barbara Howe, WVU Department of History, for the Centennial History Project. Most of the records relate to the Humanities program at West Virginia University. Includes mostly copies of materials from former students, as well as transcriptions of interviews with former faculty or their spouses.
Dates: 1924-1992

Wheeling Custom House / West Virginia Independence Hall

Collection Number: A&M.2014
Overview A documented interpretation of the architectural and physical history of the West Virginia Independence Hall touching upon those persons who have had an impact upon its design, construction, maintenance, and preservation. Most prominent of these are two architects: its original designer, Ammi B. Young, and the man primarily responsible for its restoration, Tracy R. Stephens. Included are floor plans, section views, photographs, and specifications of the building itself and of other similarly...
Dates: 1986

Wheeling Grape Sugar and Refining Company Ledger

Collection Number: A&M.0212
Overview An invoice book kept by County Commissioner, J.R. Paul of the Wheeling Grape Sugar and Refining Company. Transferred from Ohio County Court Record Books, the book contains business receipts and minutes to meetings. The minutes are mostly about appointment of company officers, issuing of stock and construction of the firm's physical plant.
Dates: 1881-1883

Wheeling High School, Commencement Book

Collection Number: A&M.4392
Content Description A book of photographs and other material commemorating the Wheeling High School Class of 1911, similar to a modern yearbook. Members of the class are documented by photo portraits and short biographical sketches. There are also photographs of student groups and a class history. The book also includes photographs of the school building and classrooms with related descriptions. The photographs were taken by George J. Kossuth, who had a studio in Wheeling, and the book was printed by the West...
Dates: 1911

Wheeling Potteries Histories

Collection Number: A&M.3154
Overview Copies of typescript history of Wheeling pottery industry and newspaper article "The Beauty Survives" by Monroe Worthington.
Dates: 1965-1992

Wheeling Steel Corporation, Histories

Collection Number: A&M.2948
Overview Includes typescripts "The History of Principio and Iron Hill", clippings on J.J. Holloway, Earl Oglebay, Alexander Glass, Josiah Fox, and the iron and steel industry of the Wheeling area. Also includes sheet music for the theme song of the Wheeling Musical Steelmakers titled "Got a Feeling, I'll Be Stealing Back to Wheeling, West Virginia" by Bob Ellsworth. Also contains an issue of Time Magazine with an advertisement for Wheeling Steel's COP-R-LOY pipe on p. 41 (1928).
Dates: 1928-1980

Wheeling Steel Radio Program, Sound Recordings and Records

Collection Number: A&M.3470
Overview Records of the "It's Wheeling Steel" radio program. Includes photographs (1930s-1940s, 5 in.), program scripts (1937-1944, 5 in.), clippings and magazines (1930s-1940s, 3 in., including Life Magazine of March 21, 1938 with article featuring the radio program), and scrapbooks containing clippings and photographs (1930s-1940s, 3 in.). Also includes original audio transcription discs of the program (1930s-1940s, 7 ft., 6 in.), and reel-to-reel/cassette...
Dates: 1937-2010 and undated; Majority of material found in 1937-1944

Wheeling, Washington Family Graves and Nurse Lydia W. Holiday, Articles

Collection Number: A&M.1835
Overview Articles about the graves at Wheeling of the Washington family, who were relatives of George Washington. Also articles on Lydia W. Holiday of Wheeling, who became a Civil War nurse at the age of 60.
Dates: 1927-1989

William B. Curtis (1821-1891) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1591
Overview Papers of a brigadier general of the Twelfth West Virginia Volunteer Infantry and his family from West Liberty include correspondence, business and legal papers, military and veterans' records, photographs, clippings, and account books. Includes papers of West Liberty Post 78, Department of West Virginia G.A.R.; records and photographs of the Twelfth West Virginia Infantry Regiment; photographs, clippings and published and unpublished material pertaining to the town of West Liberty and the...
Dates: 1830-1954

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