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Frances Yeend, Opera Singer, Photographs, Recordings, and Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3972
Overview Papers of Frances Yeend, opera singer, and papers of James Benner, West Virginia University music professor.
Dates: ca. 1900-1990; Majority of material found within ca. 1938-1966

Greater Federation of Women's Clubs, Woman's Club of Beckley, Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3958
Overview Printed material and publications of the Greater Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) and the Woman's Club of Beckley, which is federated with GFWC. Includes the Woman's Club constitution and bylaws, financial material, conference material, and various publications, such as an issue of the GFWC magazine and a chronology of women in the West Virginia legislature.
Dates: 1958, 1992-2009

Hardy County Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1745
Overview A travel journal, ca. 1857; a diary, 1941; survey records, 1894-1896; account books, 1788-1811 - 1891-1894; county and parish tax levies, 1800; a book of geographic terms and facts kept by Susan I. Branson in 1836; and a Branson family record book. People mentioned include Captain Eddie Rickenbacker. Places mentioned include: Cincinnati, Ohio; and, in West Virginia, Romney, Evansville, Clarksburg, Parkersburg, Coolville, Athens, Branch Mountain, Moorefield, Front Run Valley, Camp Branch Run,...
Dates: 1788-1941

Harry F. Temple, Indenture and Suffrage Narrative

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Collection Number: A&M.0431
Overview Copies of two items from the papers of Harry F. Temple of Pendleton County, West Virginia. Consists of an 1801 apprenticeship indenture for Mary Hollen to John Dunkle of Pendleton County and an undated essay entitled "Women's Suffrage" written by Harry F. Temple.
Dates: 1801 and undated

Harvey W. Harmer (1865-1961) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1686
Overview Correspondence, speeches, essays, clippings, and account books of a Clarksburg lawyer, Republican state senator, and Harrison County local historian. Subjects include the history of Clarksburg and Shinnston; the Progressive Movement, women's suffrage, and prohibition in West Virginia; West Virginia Wesleyan College; West Virginia Historical Society; Methodism in Harrison County and the state; Methodist missions in Korea, China, India, the Philippines, and the United States; gristmills and...
Dates: 1842-1961

Henri Jean Mugler Diary and Memoir

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Collection Number: A&M.1335
Overview Diary and memoir of a Confederate soldier, railroad laborer, and shop owner from Grafton. The memoir begins with Mugler's birth in Alsace-Lorraine in 1838, and covers his immigration to the United States; enlistment in the United States Army in 1851; military duty in New York, Boston, Rhode Island, Texas, California, and the Washington Territory where he participated in the expedition against the Yakima Indians as a member of Company B, Third Regiment, United States Artillery, under Phil...
Dates: 1838-1899

Herman Guy Kump (1877-1962) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1609
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, speeches, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a Randolph County prosecuting attorney, mayor of Elkins, judge of the Twenty-second Judicial Circuit, Democratic politician, and state governor, 1933-1937. Subjects include John T. McGraw's senate contest, 1911; Canadian Reciprocity Agreement, 1911; women suffrage; State Prohibition Amendment, 1911-1912; VIRGINIA v. WEST VIRGINIA; Joseph Brown lynch case; New Deal operations and agencies in the state; Kump's...
Dates: 1907-1957

H.K. Ambler Account Books

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Collection Number: A&M.2075
Overview Ambler's accounts with the heirs of S.W. Ambler and S.M. Keys of Jefferson County, West Virginia. Other heirs are Letty C., Lucy J. and C.E. Ambler. There are also entries concerning the estates of H. Keys, S.W. Washington, and Jacob Zinn. There is information on management of farms and residences, business firms in the area of Charles Town, tenant and owner shares, U.S. Treasury crop allotments, and labor shortages during World War II.
Dates: 1915-1952

Howard Sutherland Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2503
Overview A collection of 400 letters, cards, petitions, telegrams, printed, and other similar items received and sent by U.S. Senator and Representatives Howard Sutherland (1865-1950) of West Virginia. The papers are part of Sutherland's constituent mail and are all concerned with the question of woman suffrage. The period covered is 1914-1919, and correspondence regarding both the Bristow-Mondell House Resolution, considered in Jan. 1915, and the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, voted upon 5 June 1919, is...
Dates: 1914-1919

Hunter Armentrout, Collector, Gilmer County Historical Records

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Collection Number: A&M.3659
Overview Papers of historian and collector Hunter F. Armentrout of Gilmer County, West Virginia, primarily documenting the history of the Gilmer County region in the 19th century. Collection chiefly contains correspondence, writings, financial papers, and photographs, One major component of the collection includes the letters of Amie Evaline Sexton Silcott (1836-1865), a member of the Sexton family from New England who settled in western Virginia. Her letters contain much information regarding life in...
Dates: 1813-2000 and undated; Majority of material found in 1840-1890 and undated

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