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

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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

Kingwood Methodist Episcopal Church, Records

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Margaret Prescott Montague, Author, Letters

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Collection Number: A&M.2218
Overview Margaret Prescott Montague (1878-1955) of White Sulpher Springs, West Virginia, and Richmond, Virginia, was an American short story writer, novelist, and O'Henry Award winner in the early twentieth century; she penned some of her work under the pseudonym Jane Steger. Approximately thirty letters written by Montague to her friend Maggie McGee document Montague's personal life and literary career. Three letters at the beginning of the collection indicate how the friendship began, when McGee...
Dates: 1936-1945, undated

Martha Bratton Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.2930
Overview Bratton was born, ca.1838, and lived in the town of Millboro Springs, Bath County, Virginia, where she married Townley Cauthorn, ca.1860. Correspondence is to Martha from other women friends, dealing with courtship, marriage, education, and domestic life Some are letters from Virginians pioneering in Illinois and Missouri, detailing the hardships of their new lives; and others are love letters from suitors.
Dates: 1854-1894

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