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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...

David Goff Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1027
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). The papers include correspondence; land papers, particularly, for Randolph County; court case...

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...

Henry Gassaway Davis (1823-1916) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0013
Scope and Contents Collection materials contain letters received from 1865 to 1916, copies of letters sent, miscellaneous maps, business documents, and account books. Letters received arranged alphabetically and chronologically in boxes which are grouped as Business, Coal and Coke, H. G. Davis and Bro., Miscellaneous, Personal, politics, Railroads, Real Estate, and Timber; many of the volumes have complete indices of addresses.Among the correspondents are John D. Alderson, George W. Atkinson, W.H....

Huntington State Hospital Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2149
Overview Correspondence and documents pertaining to the West Virginia Asylum for the Incurables, now Huntington State Hospital, mainly concerning the location of a suitable site by the office of the secretary of state. Correspondents include John W. Davis and W.A. MacCorkle.

John W. Davis, Lawyer, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2963
Overview Scrapbooks, diaries, correspondence and papers of the noted lawyer and 1924 presidential aspirant for the Democrats, John W. Davis, kept by his daughter, a famous author, Julia Davis Adams. Noteworthy is a 1948 official publication in tribune to Davis' career as Solicitor General of the United States. There is a typescript copy of his diary recounting his wartime and post-war tenure (1918-21) as ambassador to Great Britain. His letters include some of his candid feelings about the political...

Roy Bird Cook (1886-1961), Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1561
Overview Papers collected by Roy Bird Cook, a Lewis County native and Charleston pharmacist, who in his role as historian, researcher, and author, was a pioneering and effective advocate for the preservation of West Virginia history. This collection includes the papers he collected in connection with his research, including documentation of the Civil War in West Virginia, Stonewall Jackson and his family, and genealogy of North Central West Virginia, among other topics. Materials include letters and...

William Edwin Chilton (1858-1939) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1652
Overview Correspondence, legal papers, and speeches of a lawyer, Democratic politician, publisher of the CHARLESTON GAZETTE, and U.S. Senator (1911-1917); and correspondence of his son, William E. Chilton, Jr. editor of the GAZETTE. A wide range of topics are discussed: state and national Democratic politics during the 1930s; family affairs; and the senator's business interests in West Virginia and Kentucky coal lands, including the Kanawha Coal Operators Association. Subjects covered include: coal...

William Lyne Wilson (1843-1900) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1694
Overview Correspondence, diaries, writings, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous papers of Wilson, a private in the Twelfth Virginia Cavalry (Confederate), President of West Virginia University, 1882-1883, member of Congress, 1883-1895, Postmaster General, 1895-1897, author of the Wilson-Gorman Tariff, 1894, and President of Washington and Lee University, 1897-1900. The collection includes portions of the diaries covering the years 1862-1863, 1865, 1868-1870, 1877-1891, 1896-1899. Most of the...

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Politics and government. 8
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 4
Women's history -- 1850-1899 4
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Fairmont. 2
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Labor organization. SEE ALSO Coal mining - labor 2
Marion County (W. Va.) 2
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Mountain Lake Park (Md.) 2
Unions. 2
Women's history -- 1929-1950 2
Women's history -- 1951-present 2
Academies and Institutes. 1
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Baltimore Sun 1
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Bridges -- West Virginia 1
Cabell County (W. Va.) 1
Canaan Valley (W. Va.) 1
Charleston (W. Va.) 1
Charleston Gazette 1
Charleston. 1
Civil War - Virginia 12th Cavalry. 1
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 1
Coal mining - coal operators associations. 1
Coal mining -- Strikes 1
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Davis, John W. - U.S. Presidential candidate. 1
Democratic Party 1
Depression. 1
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Election of 1912. 1
Elk Garden Coal Field. 1
England 1
Epidemics 1
Fairmont Index. 1
Fairmont Times. 1
Fortification -- West Virginia 1
France 1
Gilmer County (W. Va.) 1
Great Britain 1
Harper's Weekly 1
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Huntington. 1
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 1
Kanawha River Valley (W. Va.) 1
Kentucky - coal lands. 1
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Lewis County (W. Va.) 1
London Naval Conference 1
Lumber industry and timber. 1
Lumber trade 1
Medicine. SEE ALSO Folk medicine. 1
New River coalfields. 1
New York Tribune 1
Ohio River Valley -- History 1
Pharmacy -- History 1
Philippi, Battle of, Philippi, W. Va., 1861. 1
Pocahontas Mines 2. 1
Pocahontas Mines 6. 1
Politicians 1
Politicians -- United States 1
Postal service 1
Prohibition -- United States -- History 1
Railroads - Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad. 1
Railroads - West Virginia Central and Pittsburgh Railway. 1
Railroads -- West Virginia 1
Randolph County (W. Va.) 1
Rivers -- West Virginia 1
Roads -- West Virginia 1
Saint Louis Republican 1
Salt industry and trade - West Virginia. 1
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Slaves and slavery. 1
Spanish-American War, 1898 1
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Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 1
United Kingdom. 1
United States - Federal Reserve Act. 1
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Military life. 1
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