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Albert Blakeslee White (1856-1941) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0110
Overview Business, political, and official correspondence of the eleventh governor, 1901-1905, of West Virginia. Owner and editor of the STATE JOURNAL, Parkersburg, 1881-1899, White was associated with many banking and manufacturing enterprises, and was tax commissioner of West Virginia in 1907 and 1908, collector of internal revenues in 1889, 1897, and 1921, and a Republican member of the legislature in 1926. Among the correspondents are G.W. Atkinson, Waitman T. Barbe, Calvin Coolidge, John J....

Alston Gordon Dayton, Collector, Congressional Autographs

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Collection Number: A&M.0698
Overview Autographs of members of the House of Representatives, the Fifty-sixth Congress (1899) collected by Alston Gordon Dayton, the representative from West Virginia's second district.

Alston Gordon Dayton Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0052
Overview The papers of prominent Barbour County native, Alston G. Dayton (1857-1920), a lawyer, politician, and West Virginia Federal Court Judge, including correspondence, professional papers and manuscripts concerning West Virginia politics and development of state industry. Also included are the papers of Dayton's father, Spencer Dayton, lawyer, and Fred O. Blue, lawyer. Correspondence offers much insight into the attitudes and goals of these men and into their considerable direct and indirect...

Alston Gordon Dayton Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0211
Scope and Contents Collection contains Dayton’s appointment certificate in the West Virginia University’s Corps of Cadets (1878), newspaper articles containing speeches delivered by Dayton, copies and notes for speeches and lectures, notebooks, and an inventory of books owned by Dayton. Ephemera within the collection includes the 1898 report of the “New England Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania,” and programs from the West Virginia Republican Association and the New York County Lawyers Association.

Alston Gordon Dayton Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0215

Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0040
Overview Papers of the eighth governor of West Virginia, 1890-1893, who was an attorney in Marion County, 1863-1867, a member of the House of Delegates, 1872-1875, a circuit judge, 1878-1888. Fleming was closely associated with James O. Watson in the development of the coal and railroad industry in the Monongahela Valley. There are scattered papers, including several hundred sermons of Benjamin F. Fleming (1810-1876); one common pleas book; two "Memorandum of Decisions" books from the law firm of A.B....

Aretas Brooks Fleming Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0568
Overview Papers of Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923), the eighth governor of West Virginia, 1890-1893, who was an attorney in Marion County, 1863-1867, a member of the House of Delegates, 1872-1875, a circuit judge, 1878-1888. Fleming was closely associated with James O. Watson in the development of the coal and railroad industry in the Monongahela Valley. There are scattered papers, including several hundred sermons of Benjamin F. Fleming (1810-1876); one common pleas book; two "Memorandum of...

Courtney Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1629
Overview Papers of a Monongalia County, West Virginia, farm family residing near Maidsville include: the farm account books of John and John J. Courtney, 1831-1877; family Bible records and photographs; college essays of Alpheus Courtney, a West Virginia University student; manuscript ciphering book, 1817; diary of Ulysses J. Courtney, 1878-1883 (7 vols.) pertaining to lumbering, farming, and livestock operations, and community religious and social life; correspondence; steamboat bills of lading,...

Francis Marion Reynolds (1843-1931) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0050
Overview Business papers of a Keyser attorney who was judge of the sixteenth judicial circuit, 1904-1920; member of the West Virginia Legislature, 1895-1896 and 1901-1904; and a member of many educational, commercial, and financial boards in Mineral County. Correspondents include John J. Cornwell, H.G. Davis, A.G. Dayton, S.B. Elkins, and Cecil B. Highland.

French E. Chadwick Letters

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Collection Number: A&M.0605
Scope and Contents Two signed letters written from Newport, Rhode Island to A. G. Dayton, a member of Congress from West Virginia, requesting an appointment; mentions John Bassett Moore. Chadwick was a native of Morgantown, West Virginia and served in the United States Navy, achieving the rank of Rear Admiral.

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