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Carleton Custer Pierce (1877-1958) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1674
Overview Military records, business papers, and correspondence of a brigadier general, Kingwood attorney, state legislator, secretary of the West Virginia Horticultural Society, state adjutant general, and state Selective Service director. Other papers include a letter book, West Virginia National Guard, 1903-1907; state Selective Service memoranda, 1940-1947; and a "Historical Record of Selective Service in West Virginia." Other subjects include the Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad, Pierce's coal...

Charles E. Boswell, Newspaper Editor, Essay Regarding Miners at Paint Creek and Cabin Creek

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Collection Number: A&M.0589
Overview In an unpublished essay, Boswell, editor of the Labor Argus (Charleston's Socialist newspaper) describes the mining labor troubles at Paint Creek and Cabin Creek. He adamantly opposes Governor Hatfield's settlement and the role of the UMWA in accepting it. In particular he castigates Thomas Haggerty, a field marshal for the union, for compromising with capitalists.

George Seldon Wallace (1871-1963) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1710
Overview Papers of a Huntington attorney, member of the West Virginia National Guard, 1909-1916, employee of the C.&O. Railway Company, president of the Union Bank and Trust Company of Huntington, president of the Ben Lomond Company, president of the Blackberry, Kentucky and West Virginia Coal and Coke Company, attorney for Central City, prosecuting attorney of Cabell County, 1905-1908, chairman of a county Democratic committee, and delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 1912. Wallace...

Herman Guy Kump (1877-1962) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1609
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, speeches, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a Randolph County prosecuting attorney, mayor of Elkins, judge of the Twenty-second Judicial Circuit, Democratic politician, and state governor, 1933-1937. Subjects include John T. McGraw's senate contest, 1911; Canadian Reciprocity Agreement, 1911; women suffrage; State Prohibition Amendment, 1911-1912; VIRGINIA v. WEST VIRGINIA; Joseph Brown lynch case; New Deal operations and agencies in the state; Kump's...

Political Campaigns and Elections Material

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Collection Number: A&M.2818
Overview Buttons, pins, and stickers for West Virginia political campaigns, including Gubernatorial and Senatorial races. Politicians represented include William Barron, Robert Byrd, Darrell McGraw, Mollohan, Arch Moore, Okey Patteson, Charlotte Pritt, Jennings Randolph, Jay Rockefeller, Jim Spouse, and Cecil Underwood.

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...

West Virginia State Board of Control, Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.1976
Overview Correspondence of the West Virginia State Board of Control, which was responsible for all state correctional institutions, educational institutions, and hospitals from 1909 to 1949. Individuals serving on the three-man board at various times were John S. Lakin, J.W. Barnes, J.A. Chambers, J.S. Darst, Edgar B. Stewart, J.Z. Terrell, W.R. Thurmond, John B. White, and F.W. McCullough. State institutions covered in the correspondence are Bluefield State College; Berkeley Springs Sanitarium;...

William E. Glasscock (1862-1925) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0006
Scope and Contents There are many letters touching a variety of phases of the industrial disturbances in the mining regions of the Great Kanawha Valley in 1912-1913, commonly known as the Cabin Creek--Paint Creek strike; also numerous pieces bearing on the candidacy of Theodore Roosevelt for the Presidency in 1912, of which Governor Glasscock was a supporter.Among the correspondents are Alvey A. Adee, George W. Atkinson, S.B. Avis, Albert J. Beveridge, Jonathan Bourne Jr., Frank L. Bowman, Joseph M....

William E. Glasscock (1862-1925) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1447
Scope and Contents Correspondence, speeches, and public papers of West Virginia's 13th governor. Papers deal primarily with the presidential election of 1904 in West Virginia; West Virginia Republican politics, 1904-1905; and Glasscock's role as Collector of Internal Revenues for West Virginia.Correspondents include William M.O. Dawson, Stephen B. Elkins, Elliott Northcott, Nathan B. Scott, and Harry C. Woodyard.Collection contains the papers of William L. Russell, general manager, and...

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Women's history -- 1900-1929 3
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Account books 1
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 1
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Banks - Union Bank and Trust Company. 1
Banks and banking 1
Berkeley Springs Park. 1
Cabell County (W. Va.) 1
Cabin Creek (W. Va.) 1
Canadian Reciprocity Agreement 1
Cemeteries -- Indian Mound Cemetery 1
Coal mining - Miners' Hospitals 1, 2, 3. 1
Coal mining - Strikes - 1912-1913. 1
Court records 1
Davis, John W. - U.S. Presidential candidate. 1
Depression. 1
Diaries and journals. 1
Droop Mountain Battlefield. 1
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 1
Election of 1856. 1
Election of 1884. 1
Election of 1904. 1
Epidemics 1
France 1
Gas industry 1
Genealogy 1
General stores 1
Gubernatorial election campaigns - 1968. 1
Hospitals and sanitariums. 1
Huntington. 1
Inwood Demonstration Packing Plant. 1
Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp. 1
Judges - letters and papers. 1
Kanawha Valley. 1
Kingwood (W. Va.) 1
Lumber trade 1
Morgantown - Newspapers. 1
New Deal, 1933-1939 1
Paint Creek (Fayette County, W. Va.) 1
Petroleum industry and trade 1
Preston County (W. Va.) 1
Preston County Herald. 1
Preston County Journal. 1
Prisons. SEE ALSO Civil War - prisons and prisoners. 1
Railroads 1
Railroads - Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. 1
Railroads - Morgantown and Kingwood Railroad. 1
Randolph County (W. Va.) 1
Religion. SEE ALSO Churches. 1
Saint Marys Oracle 1
Socialism 1
Spanish-American War, 1898 1
Sweeney, Tom - Senate campaign. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
Universities and colleges 1
West Virginia - Five Year Plan. 1
West Virginia - Prohibition Amendment. 1
Wetzel Democrat (New Martinsburg, W. Va.) 1
Women -- Suffrage 1
Women -- United States -- History 1
Women's history -- 1850-1899 1
Women's history -- 1951-present 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
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