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Andrew Edmiston Jr. (1892-1966) Papers

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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....

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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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...

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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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...

E.C. and H.B. Eagle Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0721
Overview The letters and papers of E.C. & H.B. Eagle, a father and son legal firm of Hinton, Summers County. Subjects mentioned are election campaigns, women's suffrage, prohibition, World War II, Korean War, gun control, and the goals and strategies of the Republican Party. Correspondents include Robert C. Byrd, Walter S. Hallanan, Rush D. Holt, Arch A. Moore, Jennings Randolph, Hulett C. Smith, Cecil Underwood.

Ernest Glenwood Otey (1895-1966) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1909
Overview Correspondence, financial records, speeches, reports, blueprints, and pamphlets of a Bluefield banker and businessman who was a treasurer of the Democratic Executive Committee and a member of the Board of Governors of West Virginia University. Subjects include numerous businesses in the Bluefield area, Bluefield State College, Concord College, Bank of Bramwell, Island Creek Coal Company, Norfolk and Western Railroad, Pocahontas Fuel Company, Smokeless Operators Association, Virginia Railway,...

George McCullough Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.0879
Overview Nine letters from various West Virginia politicians sent to George McCullough in the 1950s. These letters, in response to correspondence from McCullough, typically thank McCullough for his words of support and congratulations. Letters are from Congresswoman Elizabeth Kee, 1951 and 1954; Congressman M. M. Neely, 1954; Senator Harley Kilgore, 1952-1955; and Congressman Robert H. Mollohan, 1955. Also includes an 1897 letter from Governor Henry Matthews and silhouettes of M. M. Neely, 1936; Rush D....

Harley Martin Kilgore (1893-1956), Senator, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1500
Overview Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. Contains material on the Senate Judiciary Committee and its various subcommittees including the anti-monopoly, internal security, and immigration groups. Other papers deal with the Special Committee Investigating the National Defense Program (also known as the Truman Committee), West Virginia elections, and the National Guard. There is one box of campaign materials and various speeches. Correspondents include Bernard M. Baruch; Rush...

Harley Martin Kilgore (1893-1956), Senator, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3143
Overview Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. Includes typescripts, clippings, printed materials, and correspondence regarding U.S. Senate voting and campaigning; the Senate Judiciary Committee; correspondence with Federal government agencies, various individuals, and West Virginia state agencies; Senate legislation on a variety of topics, including appropriation, education, health, and housing; various West Virginia subjects and individuals; Kilgore's speeches, press releases,...

Helen Holt Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1858
Overview Papers of Helen Louise (Froelich) Holt (1913-2015) relating to her personal, educational, and political activities. Types of material include publications, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera, among others. The collection is divided into five series: Personal and Political Papers (1912-2015 and undated), Press and Media Activity (1937-2008 and undated), State Government Papers (1955-1960), Federal Government Papers (1960-1984 and undated), and Rush Dew Holt, Jr. Papers...

Helen Holt, Papers Regarding Federal Housing Administration and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.4039
Overview Papers of Helen (Froelich) Holt, wife of West Virginia Senator Rush D. Holt, Sr. who later became involved with state and national politics. Contains a scrapbook of material documenting Holt's work with the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) regarding nursing home reform. Scrapbook includes newspaper clippings, photographs, pamphlets, programs, and other material (1960-1963). Also contains items regarding the National Park Seminary at Forest Glen, where Holt had taught at the National Park...

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Politics and government. 21
Elections 17
New Deal, 1933-1939 8
Lawyers - letters and papers. 7
Politicians -- United States 7
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Account books 6
Editors - letters and papers. 5
United States -- Politics and government 5
World War II. 5
Diaries and journals. 4
Taxation 4
Union names. 4
Unions. 4
Unions. SEE ALSO Labor organization. 4
Women's history -- 1900-1929 4
World War, 1914-1918 4
Coal mining - coal companies. 3
Education 3
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 3
Fairmont. 3
Judges - letters and papers. 3
Labor organization. SEE ALSO Coal mining - labor 3
Railroads 3
Universities and colleges 3
West Virginia - Politics and government. 3
West Virginia -- Politics and government 3
Women's history -- 1850-1899 3
Women's history -- 1929-1950 3
Women's history -- 1951-present 3
Academies (Private schools) 2
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 2
Agriculture 2
Bluefield (W. Va.) 2
Charleston. 2
Coal mining - Labor organization. 2
Coal mining - coal operators associations. 2
Coal mining. 2
Gas industry 2
General stores 2
Land. 2
Lewis County. 2
Marion County (W. Va.) 2
Mills and mill-work 2
Mountain Lake Park (Md.) 2
Nursing Homes -- United States 2
Petroleum industry and trade 2
Political campaigns 2
Politicians 2
Prohibition -- United States -- History 2
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 2
United States. Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 2
Weston (W. Va.) 2
Women 2
Women -- Roles in society 2
African Americans -- Education (Higher) 1
African Americans - Schools for Freedmen. 1
Banks - Bank of Bramwell. 1
Banks and banking 1
Berkeley Springs Park. 1
Buckhannon (W. Va.) 1
Cemeteries -- Indian Mound Cemetery 1
Charleston Gazette 1
Churches -- Methodist 1
Churches -- West Virginia -- Upshur County 1
Coal mines and mining 1
Coal mining - Miners' Hospitals 1, 2, 3. 1
Coal mining -- Strikes 1
Communism 1
Davis, John W. - U.S. Presidential candidate. 1
Droop Mountain Battlefield. 1
Educational law and legislation 1
Election of 1934. 1
Election of 1936. 1
Environmentalism. 1
Fairmont Index. 1
Fairmont Times. 1
Forts. SEE ALSO Civil War - Fort. 1
Frontier and pioneer life 1
Glassmaking. 1
Grafton. 1
Gubernatorial election campaigns - 1968. 1
Guffey Coal Act. 1
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) 1
Hinton (W. Va.) 1
Horses -- Breeding 1
Hospitals and sanitariums. 1
Inwood Demonstration Packing Plant. 1
Isolationism -- United States -- History -- 20th Century 1
Jackson's Mill 4-H Camp. 1
Jefferson County, (W. Va.) 1
Kentucky - coal lands. 1
Korean Conflict. 1
Labor 1
Labor organization - strikes. 1
Labor unions - Teamsters. 1
Ledger books. 1
Legislation - United States. 1
Lewis County (W. Va.) 1
Logan. 1
London Naval Conference 1
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