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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...

Chapman Revercomb, Politician, Biography

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Collection Number: A&M.3357
Scope and Contents Research papers and drafts of a biography of William Chapman Revercomb (1895-1979). Original accession includes one bound typescript of over 540 pages narrating the political career of Chapman Revercomb, authored by Stephen Jones and Ann Bradley; includes photocopies of maps (with much demographic data) and photographs. Also includes a typescript of over 350 pages of second version of this book.The addendum of 2018-03-30 includes research materials and copies of primary sources as...

David A. Christopher Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0181
Overview Correspondence, minutes and miscellaneous papers of David A. Christopher, West Virginia University stadium office manager (1923-42) and secretary of the University Committee of the State Planning board. Primarily these papers contain suggestions for long term improvements and of funding needs at WVU in the immediate post-war (World War II) era. Also there are papers from his days as a student at WVU, Class of 1918, reflecting his activities in fraternities, as editor and chief of the Daily...

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,...

Harry Outen Cole Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0640
Overview Papers of Harry Outen Cole (1874-1950), a Morgantown, West Virginia engineer who was with the Pacific Division of the Panama Canal, 1908-1912. In addition to correspondence there are reports, speeches, newspaper clippings, U.S. documents, photographs, blueprints, and structural drawings of the Panama Canal, with some data on the proposed Nicaraguan Canal. Correspondents include Chapman Revercomb and Melvin C. Snyder. Included is a microfilm of an autobiographical sketch, "Some Episodes in the...

Henry Drury Hatfield (1875-1962) Papers and Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.1661
Scope and Contents Correspondence, farm records, legal and financial records, speeches, medical files, photographs, and newspaper clippings of Governor (1913-17) and United States Senator (1929-35) Henry D. Hatfield, who was also chief surgeon and founder of the Huntington Memorial Hospital.Subjects include West Virginia and national politics, 1928-35; 1944-57; National Republican Conventions of 1912, 1928, 1932, 1944, 1948, and 1952; criticism of the New Deal and the Fair Deal; the NRA; the West...

Homer Adams Holt (1898-1975) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1450
Overview Correspondence, messages, and state papers of West Virginia's twentieth governor, 1937-1941, and manuscript drafts of WEST VIRGINIA: A GUIDE TO THE MOUNTAIN STATE, 1941.

Howard Burton Lee (1879-1985) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2139
Overview Correspondence and photographs used by Lee, who was a lawyer and attorney general of West Virginia, in the writing of his book, BLOODLETTING IN APPALACHIA, 1969, concerning the coalfields of West Virginia and the attempts by miners to unionize. The photographs show individuals, coal camps, mine guards, and scenes from the Paint Creek-Cabin Creek area in 1912-1913, Matewan, and Monongalia County during the 1925-1929 period. Correspondents include Gordon C. Felts, Coleman A. Hatfield, Henry D....

John D. Hoblitzell, Jr. (1912-1962) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1580
Overview Correspondence, speeches, and newspaper clippings of a West Virginia Republican chairman, U.S. senator (serving in 1958), and member of the 1960 Republican National Convention platform committee. Subjects include: West Virginia and national Republican politics, 1956-1961; the 1958 Congressional election; the 1960 presidential campaign; the State Chamber of Commerce; State Economic Development Agency; Ohio Valley Improvement Association; and West Virginia University. Correspondents include...

Perry D. Strausbaugh (1886-1965) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1848
Scope and Contents Papers of P. D. Strausbaugh, former head of the Department of Botany, author of a biology textbook, and professor of Botany at WVU.Papers consist mainly of correspondence concerning the writing, compiling, editing, and revising a college biology text in cooperation with B. R. Weimar and Earl L. Core. Also included are letters concerning the investigation of plants for identification, the making of "Wild Flowers of the Alleghenies" and other moving pictures, and the signing of tackle...

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Elections 8
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Coal mining - Labor organization. 3
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Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, 1945-1946 1
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