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201st National Guard, Regiment Histories

Collection Number: A&M.1297
Overview Histories of the 201st National Guard Regiment. This regiment dates back to colonial times, beginning as Captain Morgan Morgan's company of militia, and has served with merit in nearly every war in which the United States has engaged. Specific details of this unit's deployment are included in an index.
Dates: 1949-1991

Andrew Edmiston Jr. (1892-1966) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1994
Overview Correspondence, deeds, financial and military records, newspaper clippings, and photographs of a Democratic politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1933-1942, newspaper editor, and businessman from Weston, Lewis County. Subjects covered include the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and the coal and glass industries. Correspondents include David Goff, Charles E. Hodges, Charles Lively, Alfred E. Smith, Harold L. Ickes, Joe L. Smith, Jennings Randolph, Clarence W. Meadows, James A....
Dates: 1916-1948

Barger Brothers, Soldiers, World War I Letters

Collection Number: A&M.3678
Overview World War I letters authored by brothers Joe Douglas Barger (26 items) and Pat Burnley S. Barger (37 items) to their sisters Lula and Juanita Barger of Princeton, Mercer County, West Virginia, their home town. Joe served on the front lines in France with Battery A, 315th Field Artillery, American Expeditionary Force (AEF), while his brother worked in a railway shop for Company B, 49th Engineers, AEF. Topics of letters include descriptions of everyday life in camp, entertainment, health, sending...
Dates: 1917-1919; Majority of material found within 1919

Braxton County Archives

Collection Number: A&M.0789
Overview Suit papers; record books of county officers; estate settlements; birth, marriage and death records; election returns; deeds and deed indexes; and land and tax records. There is also a volume of World War I records of Braxton County servicemen, and several account books of both the Holly River and Addison and the Midland railroads.
Dates: 1830-1953

Carl Robinson, Soldier, Photographs from Post-World War I AEF Military Tour in France and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.3737
Scope and Contents Records of Carl Robinson, a West Virginian who, as a member of the U.S. Armed Forces, toured France as a member of an American Expeditionary Force (AEF) military observation tour from 10 July to 26 September, 1919. The collection contains an archive of photographs taken of the tour, apparently by Carl Robinson. There are also service records for Robinson dating from 1919 to 1941. Subjects of photographs include battlefields, grave markers and cemeteries, damaged villages and towns, railroad...
Dates: 1919-1941

Charles E. Hodges 1892-1968 Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2144
Overview Charles E. Hodges (1892-1968) was the editor and owner of the Dominion News of Morgantown, West Virginia, in the 1920s; West Virginia state senator from 1931 to 1939, and managing director of the Charleston, West Virginia, Chamber of Commerce from 1937 to 1963. He also served in France during World War I. Letters and other personal materials from 1913 to 1919 and from 1932 to 1969 chiefly pertain to Hodges' military service with the 15th U.S. Army Engineers; his work with the Charleston Chamber...
Dates: 1913-1919, 1932-1969 and undated; Majority of material found in 1962-1968

Chester Merriman, Soldier, World War I Letters

Collection Number: A&M.2432
Overview Ten letters from Pvt. Chester Merriman, serving in the A.E.F. (American Expeditionary Force) during World War I, to his mother in Romney. He describes army camp life and his travels in Italy, England, and France, where he mentions serving on the Western Front.
Dates: 1918-1919

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1606
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. Marshall (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association...
Dates: 1787-1957

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0258
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. marshal (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association Against...
Dates: 1787-1957

Clement Ross Jones (1871-1939) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0084
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspapers, and newspaper clippings concerning the service records of West Virginia University students, former students, and alumni collected by Dean C. R. Jones for the compilation of the University Honor Roll. Also several bulletins, pamphlets, and circulars on the war activities of various university and veteran’s hospitals, including: West Virginia Wesleyan, Shepherd College, University of Arizona, University of Cincinnati, Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic...
Dates: 1917-1934

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