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Archibald W. Campbell (1839-1899), Newspaperman, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0014
Overview Papers of Archibald W. Campbell (1839-1899), editor of the Wheeling Daily Intelligencer. A strong unionist and Republican Party member, he worked hard through his editorials and behind the scenes in order to support the formation of the new state of West Virginia. The collection includes correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and scrapbooks dealing with the Civil War and political affairs in West Virginia's early statehood period. Some of the correspondence asks...

Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0104
Overview Personal and business papers of lawyer, U.S. Senator, circuit court judge, and first Governor of West Virginia, Arthur I. Boreman. Includes correspondence and legal and financial documents. Correspondence includes letters to and from Arthur's brother Jacob Boreman, as well as Francis H. Pierpont and George W. Summers. There are also letters and other documents relating to the taking and exchanging of hostages by the West Virginia government during the Civil War. See Scope and Content Note for...

Arthur I. Boreman Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0639
Overview Personal and business papers of Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896), lawyer, U.S. senator, circuit court judge, and first governor of West Virginia. The bulk of the collection consists of papers relating to his judgeship and to the law firm of Boreman and Bullocks, Parkersburg, WV. Series include correspondence, notes on cases tried before Judge Boreman, envelope cases of material regarding legal cases in which Boreman was involved, financial material, and political and judicial printed material....

David Goff Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0975
Scope and Contents Papers of David Goff (ca. 1804-1878) of Beverly, West Virginia, an attorney and land promoter for Harrison, Randolph, and Tucker Counties. Goff became prosecuting attorney in 1835, served as a Colonel in the Virginia militia in 1844, was superintendent of Randolph County schools in 1853, served as a member of the Virginia Assembly, and was a West Virginia State Senator from Randolph County (1875-1877). Includes letters, surveys, land grant, bonds, and receipts. The correspondence includes ALS...

Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) Correspondence (photocopies)

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Collection Number: A&M.0420
Overview Photostat negatives of correspondence to Francis H. Pierpont concerning statehood and secession. Also includes a petition of Harrison County, (West) Virginia citizens to Brigadier General Kelly protesting the return and admittance to the county of former members of the Confederate Army (undated); a petition of Gilmer County, (West) Virginia citizens denouncing secession and pledging action to suppress rebellion (1861); and the act by which the Restored Government of Virginia gave permission for...

Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0009
Overview Papers of Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) of Monongalia and Marion Counties, West Virginia, who served as governor of the Restored Government of Virginia during the Civil War. Includes manuscripts, typescripts, printed materials, and photocopies consisting of genealogies, correspondence, college essays, speeches, official messages, articles prepared for newspapers, legal documents, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and ephemera. Topics include Pierpont's education; his career as governor of the...

John W. Mason (1842-1917) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1888
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, photographs, and printed materials of John W. Mason (1842-1917). Mason was a circuit court and state Supreme Court judge, member of the Virginia State Debt Commission, and commissioner of Internal Revenue. The general correspondence contains personal and business letters, as well as manuscript speeches, notebooks, and reports. The period while Mason was circuit judge is particularly sparse. Also includes Internal Revenue correspondence consisting of about 8,500...

Johnson Newlon Camden (1828-1908) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0007
Overview Correspondence, maps, business records and other papers of a U.S. Senator, Democratic politician, and promoter of the oil industry, railroads, and coal and timber resources of West Virginia. The papers regard Camden's purchase of land in the 1850s; his activities in oil production and refining, 1860-1875; his presidency of the Camden Consolidated Oil Company and the Baltimore United Oil Company; the affairs of the Stewart Brick Company of Parkersburg; the Virginia debt controversy; and his...

Jonathan M. Bennett (1816-1887) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0032
Overview Correspondence and papers of a major political figure dealing largely with politics in Virginia, West Virginia, and Virginia in the Confederacy. Bennett, a lawyer and legislator, was a member of the Virginia General Assembly, 1852-1853; president of the Weston Branch of the Exchange Bank of Virginia; auditor of Virginia, 1857-1865; member of the senate of West Virginia, 1872-1876; and a member of the commission appointed to adjust the Virginia debt question in 1871. Correspondents include James...

Robert L. Pemberton (b.1860) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0278
Overview Letters, mainly incoming correspondence, speeches, and printed materials of R.L. Pemberton, for many years editor of the St. Marys ORACLE. Correspondents include A.I. Boreman, G.W. Atkinson, Robert A. Armstrong, Louis Bennett, John J. Cornwell, W.E. Glasscock, H.C. Greer, P.I. Reed, Louis Johnson, and Homer A. Holt. The correspondence concerns politics and Pemberton's activities with newspaper associations in West Virginia. Included are religious pamphlets, newspapers, and a typescript, "Origin...

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Virginia-West Virginia debt controversy. 3
Women's history -- 1800-1849 3
Civil War -- Cheat Mountain campaign 2
Civil War battles - Rich Mountain. 2
Coal mines and mining 2
Coal mining. 2
Debts, Public -- Virginia 2
Debts, Public -- West Virginia 2
Diaries 2
Genealogy 2
Gilmer County (W. Va.) 2
Harrison County (W. Va.) 2
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Lawyers - letters and papers. 2
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Railroads - Washington and Ohio Railroad. 2
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Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
West Virginia -- Politics and government 2
Women's history -- Pre-1800 2
Academies 1
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Agriculture 1
Alexandria (Va.) 1
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Barbour County (W. Va.) 1
Barbour County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 1
Braxton County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Bridges -- West Virginia 1
Cabell County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Charleston (W. Va.) 1
Churches -- Methodist Episcopal 1
Civil War - Battles. 1
Civil War - Southern sympathizers in WV. 1
Civil War - Thurmond's Rangers. 1
Civil War - Union soldiers' letters. 1
Civil War - Virginia 17th Volunteer Cavalry Regiment. 1
Civil War - Virginia 19th Cavalry. 1
Civil War - West Virginia - Union soldiers. 1
Civil War - West Virginia 11th Infantry. 1
Civil War - West Virginia 13th Infantry. 1
Civil War - West Virginia 7th Cavalry. 1
Civil War - soldier's letters, Confederate. 1
Civil War -- letters 1
Civil War -- Camps and camp life 1
Civil War -- Confederate Army 1
Civil War -- Indiana 15th Regiment, Company I 1
Civil War -- Muster rolls 1
Civil War battles - Carnifex Ferry. 1
Civil War battles - Cheat Mountain. 1
Civil War battles. 1
Civil War soldiers letters - Union. 1
Coal industry. 1
Coal mines and mining -- West Virginia -- Marion County 1
Coal mining -- Strikes 1
Confederate States of America. 1
Diaries and journals. 1
Doddridge County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Editors - letters and papers. 1
Education -- West Virginia 1
Election of 1868. 1
Election of 1870. 1
Elections 1
Fortification -- West Virginia 1
Gilmer County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Grafton. 1
Greenbrier County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Hampshire County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Hardy County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Jefferson County, (W. Va.) 1
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 1
Kanawha River Valley (W. Va.) 1
Kanawha Valley. 1
Lewis County (W. Va.) 1
Lewis County. 1
Lumber trade 1
Marion County (W. Va.) 1
Mason County (W. Va.) -- History 1
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