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West Virginia University, Women's Suffrage 85th Anniversary Celebration, Newspaper and Ribbon

Collection Number: A&M.5094
Overview Special edition newspaper and badge with attached ribbon issued on occasion of the 85th Anniversary of Woman Suffrage. These were handed out at a special event held at Elizabeth Moore Hall on the campus of West Virginia University in 2005. The newspaper contains articles regarding the history of the Woman Suffrage movement; the badge features text stating "Celebrate Victory, Betty Ireland: WV Secretary of State".
Dates: 2005

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 Presley Lewis Neale Manuscript

Collection Number: A&M.1374
Overview Sketch of a western Virginia pioneer who left Loudon County, Virginia when his mother and stepfather emigrated (ca.1816) and settled in Mercer's Bottom in Mason County. The sketch was written by one of the subject's children and has anecdotes about Neale's boyhood, parents, and frontier farming. This family history contains a life story of Nancy Maria Smith Neale, William's mother, a woman of vision and independence.
Dates: n.d.

Women's Christian Temperance Union, Blacksville, West Virginia Records

Collection Number: A&M.2830
Overview Records of the Blacksville Chapter of the West Virginia Women's Christian Temperance Union. Includes: Secretary's Minute Books (1904-1982); program booklets (1944-1982); a proposed Constitution and ByLaws of the West Virginia Women's Christian Temperance Union (1977); THE WHITE RIBBON, Official Organ of the West Virginia Women's Christian Temperance Union (1957-1982, scattered); and Annual Reports (1952/53-1981/82).
Dates: 1904-1982

Women's Christian Temperance Union of Morgantown, Records

Collection Number: A&M.2998
Overview Minutes, financial records, membership and officers lists of the local chapter of the Women's Christian Temperance Union. There is a discussion of the beginnings in Morgantown of this organization as well as a copy of its constitution and by-laws. The local chapter was involved not only in the cause of temperance but also conducted classes for the education of youth in crafts and literature and the teaching of the English language to immigrant women.
Dates: 1897-1984

Women's Information Center Records

Collection Number: A&M.3635
Overview Records of the Women's Information Center of Morgantown, West Virginia. Includes correspondence, minutes, reports, newsletters, clippings, and other material.
Dates: 1973-1993

Women's Literature from a Regional Perspective, Typescripts

Collection Number: A&M.2683
Scope and Contents This collection consists of fifteen term papers written by WVU students enrolled in the English Department's course no. 283, "Women's Literature from a Regional Perspective." The term papers discuss such subjects as Appalachian family life, influences of grandmothers, mothers, and other female relatives on students' lives, careers of West Virginia women artists, and the role of women in various periods of West Virginia history. Some of the students' papers include transcripts of tape recorded...
Dates: 1979

Women's Suffrage Song Sheet and Clippings

Collection Number: A&M.2822
Overview Song sheet from the Third Annual Convention of the West Virginia League of Women Voters (1923); two clippings from the Morgantown Post, July 1923, regarding post-suffrage equal citizenship rights for women.
Dates: 1923

Wylie-Tomlinson Letter Collection Regarding the Civil War and Other Topics

Collection Number: A&M.4068
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Will Tomlinson, a newspaper publisher in southern Ohio, his wife Eliza Wylie Tomlinson, and their children Sarah Isabella Tomlinson and William Byers Tomlinson, as well as other family members, friends, and colleagues.The letters range from 1834 through 1897, the bulk of which date from 1861-1863 and from 1876-1880. Prominent topics include the relationships and activities of the Wylie-Tomlinson family, life in Cincinnati and Ripley Ohio, journalism and newspaper...
Dates: 1834-1914

Zeta Phi Eta, Alpha Rho Chapter of West Virginia University, Scrapbooks

Collection Number: A&M.3305
Overview Two scrapbooks and one notebook of the Zeta Phi Eta Speech Arts Fraternity, Alpha Rho Chapter of West Virginia University. Includes charter, correspondence, minutes, reports, newsletters, photographs, clippings, etc.
Dates: 1968-1976

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