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Hunter Armentrout, Collector, Gilmer County Historical Records

Collection Number: A&M.3659
Scope and Contents 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: 1813-2008, undated; Majority of material found in 1840-1890, undated

Izetta Jewel Brown Miller (b.1883), Clippings and Photographs

Collection Number: A&M.2316
Overview Originals and copies of clippings and photographs concerning the life and career of Izetta Jewel Kenny Brown Miller. Her career included work in the theater, Women's Suffrage Movement, radio, agriculture, television, and politics. Her first husband was William Gay Brown, Sr., West Virginia Congressman from Kingwood, and her second marriage was to Dr. Hugh Miller of the faculties of George Washington University and Union College. In 1922 and 1924, Mrs. Brown ran for the nomination as the...
Dates: ca. 1908-1973

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

Collection Number: A&M.0952
Scope and Contents 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

Kingwood Methodist Episcopal Church, Records

Collection Number: A&M.1286
Overview Church record, 1852-1896, listing baptisms, marriages, probationers, members and various classes; quarterly conference records, 1899-1903, 1917-1920; church ledgers, 1910-1936; the minutes of the Women's Home Missionary Society, 1914-1937; and "A Brief History of Methodism in Kingwood and Vicinity from Our Earliest Times to March, 1874," by W.C. Snodgrass.
Dates: 1852-1937

Ladies of the Maccabees, Progressive Hive No.8, Morgantown, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1687
Overview Correspondence, reports, and history of Progressive Hive No.8, Ladies Auxiliary of the fraternal order, Knights of the Maccabees. There are additional papers concerning the Women's Benefit Association which was originally named the Ladies of the Maccabees.
Dates: 1907-1946

League of Women Voters, Morgantown-Monongalia Branch, Records

Collection Number: A&M.2777
Overview Records of the League of Women Voters, Morgantown-Monongalia County, West Virginia. Includes membership lists, minutes, proposals, plans for conventions and environmental projects, and guides to government officials. See the scope and content note for detail.
Dates: ca. 1947-2010

Lenna Lowe Yost, Suffragist, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1851
Overview Papers of Lenna Lowe Yost, prominent leader of West Virginia's suffrage movement and the first woman to chair a major political party national convention. She was born in Basnettville, Marion County in 1878, the daughter of Jonathan S. and Columbia Basnett Lowe; died in Washington, D.C. in 1972, at the age of 94. Papers include clippings of articles by Yost, correspondence, biographical material, speeches, and other material. Subjects include prohibition, West Virginia State College (including...
Dates: 1913-1959

Louise McNeill, Poet, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3201
Overview Papers of Louise McNeill (Pease), 1911-1993, of Pocahontas County, West Virginia, noted twentieth century Appalachian poet and author, poet laureate of West Virginia from 1979 to 1993, and professor of history and English. Though most well-known for her lyrical poetry about the history and spirit of West Virginia, McNeill also wrote articles, short stories, essays, and her memoirs. Includes biographical materials, letters, writings, poems, photographs, audio-visual materials, artifacts, and...
Dates: circa 1861-1865, 1930-1993; Majority of material found in 1970-1993

Lyman C. Draper, Antiquarian, Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M.3045
Overview The interviews, correspondence, notes and reports of a Wisconsin based, New York born antiquarian and early researcher of frontier history. Lyman C. Draper's manuscripts were willed to the Wisconsin State Historical Society where he had been its corresponding secretary and instrumental in its development. Microfilm was produced by the society of his papers and made available for purchase to libraries because of their significance for studying the Eastern frontier and its pioneers. Draper had...
Dates: ca. 1740-1815

Mann-Hutchinson Family Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M.3177
Overview Correspondence of Elizabeth T. Mann, a farmer's widow of Ft. Spring, Greenbrier Co. The letters written to Mann describe family matters and farm home life during the late nineteenth century.
Dates: 1879-1893

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