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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...

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 McCamic (1874-1956) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0939
Overview The office files of Charles McCamic of the law firm of McCamic and Clarke, Wheeling, West Virginia. McCamic was president of the Interstate Bridge Company; president and director of the Northeast Mississippi Oil Company; director of the Sehon-Stevenson Company; president and director of the American Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Company; and a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates in 1905. The files contain correspondence, case papers, and business reports of clients; also papers of the...

Charles W. Osenton (b.1865) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1215
Overview Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other papers, of a state senate minority leader, 1899-1901, prominent Fayette County lawyer, and Democratic committeeman. Subjects include Osenton's early life; his law training at Georgetown University; his election to the state senate as a "silver" Democrat; William Jennings Bryan's tour of West Virginia, 1908; the presidential election of 1908; and Champ Clark's battle for the Democratic nomination, 1912. The papers also include a collection of...

Edward C. Bunker (1830-1867) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1615
Overview Legal papers of a Morgantown lawyer, partner of United States Senator Waitman T. Willey, prosecuting attorney of Monongalia County, state senator, and judge of the Eleventh Circuit Court. Included are papers which relate to Bunker's Civil War service and Willey's legal practice. There are a few items of correspondence on land speculation and immigration in post-Civil War West Virginia.

Francis Marion Reynolds (1843-1931) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0050
Overview Business papers of a Keyser attorney who was judge of the sixteenth judicial circuit, 1904-1920; member of the West Virginia Legislature, 1895-1896 and 1901-1904; and a member of many educational, commercial, and financial boards in Mineral County. Correspondents include John J. Cornwell, H.G. Davis, A.G. Dayton, S.B. Elkins, and Cecil B. Highland.

George C. McIntosh (1868-1935) Typed Document

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Collection Number: A&M.2599
Overview Memoirs of a retired newspaperman, editor, and Republican state house representative (1898-1901). McIntosh supported the Republican party and coal operator interests through his newspapers and periodicals, which included: HUNTINGTON GAZETTE, HUNTINGTON SUNDAY GAZETTE, HINTON FREE LANCE, FAYETTE JOURNAL, NEWS-MAIL CO., RALEIGH HERALD, and company magazines for the Island Creek Coal Company and Solvay Collieries. McIntosh discusses: his early employment on the railroads as census taker and...

George Rogers Clark Floyd (1810-1895) Manuscripts

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Collection Number: A&M.0941
Overview Correspondence, clippings and other documents collected through 1953, on George Rogers Clark Floyd, secretary of state for the Territory of Wisconsin, 1845-1848, member of the West Virginia House of Delegates, 1872-1873, and longtime resident of Logan County. There is data on other members of the Floyd family.

Goshorn Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2426
Overview This collection comprises the personal and business correspondence, as well as financial and legal papers of the Goshorn family of Wheeling, West Virginia, including papers from members of several allied families. Highlights include letters from William S. Goshorn during his Civil War imprisonment and letters from a Virginia legislator in the House of Delegates (1833). An addendum (2012/09) contains three ledgers of John Goshorn (1827-1874). See the Scope and Content Note for more details.

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Confederate States of America. 1
Democratic Party 1
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Duck Lick (W. Va.) 1
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 1
Election of 1856. 1
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Election of 1870. 1
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Election of 1908. 1
Elkins (W. Va.) 1
Fayette County (Pa.) 1
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Fayette Whiskey Ring. 1
General stores 1
Guffey Coal Act. 1
Hampshire County (W. Va.) 1
Hampshire County - Schools. 1
Isolationism -- United States -- History -- 20th Century 1
Kentucky 1
Keyser (W. Va.) 1
Kingwood (W. Va.) 1
Labor organization. SEE ALSO Coal mining - labor 1
Lewis County. 1
March on Mingo and Logan - coal. 1
Martinsburg. 1
Mineral County (W. Va.) 1
Missouri 1
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New Deal, 1933-1939 1
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Preston County (W. Va.) 1
Preston County Herald. 1
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