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Albert Blakeslee White (1856-1941) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0110
Overview Business, political, and official correspondence of the eleventh governor, 1901-1905, of West Virginia. Owner and editor of the STATE JOURNAL, Parkersburg, 1881-1899, White was associated with many banking and manufacturing enterprises, and was tax commissioner of West Virginia in 1907 and 1908, collector of internal revenues in 1889, 1897, and 1921, and a Republican member of the legislature in 1926. Among the correspondents are G.W. Atkinson, Waitman T. Barbe, Calvin Coolidge, John J....
Dates: 1888-1929

Appalachian Alliance Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2524
Overview The Appalachian Alliance was formally organized in June 1977 to 'support individuals and communities which are working to gain democratic control over their lives, work places and natural resources.' This collection contains a list of Appalachian Alliance members and interested persons, minutes of meetings, circulars, and conference plans.
Dates: 1977

Archibald W. Campbell (1839-1899), Newspaperman, Papers

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...
Dates: 1855-1899, 1907, 1941; Majority of material found within 1855-1899

Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2265
Overview One common pleas book, and two "Memorandum of Decisions" books from the law firm of A.B. Fleming, plus a genealogical record of the Fleming family.
Dates: ca. 1880-1905

Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923) Papers

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....
Dates: 1784-1924

Aretas Brooks Fleming Papers

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...
Dates: 1784-1924

Armistead Abraham Lilly (1878-1956) Speeches

Collection Number: A&M.1095
Overview Three speeches of A.A. Lilly, including the welcome address delivered at the Lilly reunion, 1949; Lincoln Day dinner speech delivered at Sutton, 1936; a speech delivered before the Republican convention in Charleston, presenting Senator Guy D. Goff for nomination as a candidate for president of the United States; and a memorial of the Kanawha County circuit court on the death of A.A. Lilly in 1956.
Dates: 1928, 1936, 1949, 1956

Arthur B. Koontz (1885-1963) Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1912
Overview Photographs, correspondence, telegrams, and memorabilia of a corporation lawyer, banker, businessman, Democratic candidate for governor in 1920 and the U.S. Senate in 1934, a Democratic National Committeeman, 1940-1958, a member of West Virginia University's Board of Governors, and holder of the Order of Vandalia for service to West Virginia University. Subjects include the Democratic National Committee, the Democratic Convention and campaign of 1956, and Koontz's bequests to colleges and...
Dates: 1907-1964

Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896) Papers

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...
Dates: 1861-1895, undated

Arthur I. Boreman Papers

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....
Dates: 1830-1949

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