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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...

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...

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....

Boydston Family History

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Collection Number: A&M.3228
Overview History of the Boydston family of Mt. Morris, Greene Co., PA with many relatives located in Marion and Monongalia Cos., WV. Included is a biographical sketch and land deed of Francis H. Pierpoint. Though not a relative, Pierpoint signed the conveyance of this deed to members of the Boydston family.

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...

Edward E. Meredith Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1814
Overview Clippings, letters, broadsides, and articles written or collected by E.E. Meredith, author of the newspaper column, "Do You Remember," which appeared in the Fairmont TIMES-WEST VIRGINIAN. There are: copies of theatre programs, 1917-1919; electoral tickets, 1860, 1864; a proclamation by George B. McClellan, commanding the Department of the Ohio, 1861; and an open letter, "Monongahela River Bridge Underwriting Syndicate Managers," concerning the construction of the million-dollar bridge in...

Forbes, Anderson, and Hildebrand Families, Correspondence and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.2641
Overview Records related to the Forbes, Anderson, and Hildebrand families of northern West Virginia. The Forbes and Anderson families were related by marriage, some of whom lived in Morgantown; the Hildebrands were neighbors of the Forbes family in Morgantown. The Forbes and Anderson papers include genealogical information, correspondence, greeting cards, photographs, and other material. The Hildebrand papers include correspondence, World War I and World War II records, photographs, medical and...

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Politics and government. 19
Politicians -- United States 15
United States -- Politics and government 14
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 12
West Virginia -- Politics and government 10
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West Virginia - History - Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
West Virginia - Politics and government - 1861-1865. 8
Women's history -- 1850-1899 8
Railroads 7
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 7
Lawyers - letters and papers. 6
Marion County (W. Va.) 6
Virginia -- Governors 6
Women's history -- 1800-1849 6
Coal mining. 5
Elections 5
Judges - letters and papers. 5
Statehood politics -- West Virginia 5
Women's history -- 1900-1929 5
Account books 4
Genealogy 4
Rivers and river valleys. 4
Wheeling (W. Va.) 4
Fairmont. 3
General stores 3
Lewis County. 3
Politicians 3
Richmond (Va.) 3
Steamboats 3
Transportation 3
West Virginia - Governors. 3
Women's history -- 1929-1950 3
Academies (Private schools) 2
Banks and banking 2
Charleston (W. Va.) 2
Civil War - Battles. 2
Civil War - West Virginia. 2
Civil War battles - Rich Mountain. 2
Civil War battles. 2
Coal mines and mining 2
Coal mines and mining -- West Virginia -- Marion County 2
Coal mining - coal companies. 2
Debts, Public -- Virginia 2
Debts, Public -- West Virginia 2
Diaries 2
Diaries and journals. 2
Editors - letters and papers. 2
Fairmont (W. Va.) 2
Gilmer County (W. Va.) 2
Judges -- West Virginia 2
Kanawha Valley. 2
Labor organization. SEE ALSO Coal mining - labor 2
Land. 2
Mills and mill-work 2
Monongahela River Valley (W. Va. and Pa.) 2
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 2
Morgantown (W. Va.) 2
Mountain Lake Park (Md.) 2
New Deal, 1933-1939 2
Newspapers. 2
Ohio 2
Politics - Western Virginia. 2
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) 2
Schools 2
Secession 2
Unions. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 2
Virginia - Reorganized Government of Virginia. 2
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
Virginia-West Virginia debt controversy. 2
Weston (W. Va.) 2
Women's history -- 1951-present 2
Women's history -- Pre-1800 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
Academies 1
Academies and Institutes. 1
Accounting 1
Agriculture 1
Alexandria (Va.) 1
Arthurdale (W. Va.) 1
Atlanta (Ga.) 1
Augusta County (Va.) 1
Authors -- Letters and papers 1
Banks - Exchange Bank of Virginia, Weston Branch. 1
Baptists. 1
Barbour County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 1
Birth, marriage, and death records. 1
Braxton County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Bridges 1
Bridges -- West Virginia 1
Broadsides. 1
Buffalo (Putnam County, W. Va.) 1
Builders and contractors. 1
Cabell County (W. Va.) -- History 1
Ceredo (W. Va.) 1
Churches -- Methodist Episcopal 1
Civil War - Thurmond's Rangers. 1
Civil War - Union soldiers' letters. 1
Civil War - Virginia Mounted Volunteers, 1st Regiment, Company A. 1
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