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Albert Blakeslee White (1856-1941) Papers

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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....

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.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.

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....

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...

Charles H. Ambler (1876-1957) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0122
Scope and Contents Collection includes original copies of correspondence relating to Virginia and West Virginia, as well as newspaper clippings, photographs, and research notes. Events pertaining to the Civil War and the formation of West Virginia are covered. Among the most important items are the private correspondence of Waitman T. Willey (1835-1861 and 1866-1868); data pertaining to education in Mason County, West Virginia (1861-1875); typescript copies of letters of Samuel Woods (see also A&M 1445);...

Congressman Harley O. Staggers Sr. papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0913
Overview Papers of West Virginia Congressman Harley O. Staggers. Includes legislative files, correspondence, reports, bills, speeches, resolutions, news releases, and invitations. There are records of the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce which Staggers chaired. There are also copies of bills regarding banking, broadcasting, clean air, education, finance, international relations, the judiciary, public works, and trade. (Box 68, folder 22, contains legislative material pertaining to...

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Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 16
United States. Congress. Senate 13
Democratic Party (U.S.) 11
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 10
Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911 10
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Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 8
Van Winkle, P. G. (Peter Godwin), 1808-1872 8
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 7
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 7
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 7
Goff, Nathan, 1843-1920 6
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 6
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 6
Camden, J. N. (Johnson Newlon), 1828-1908 5
Campbell, Archibald W., 1833-1899. 5
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 5
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 5
Watson, James O. 5
West Virginia. Legislature 5
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 4
Dawson, William M.O. 4
Dayton, Spencer. 4
Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884 4
Fleming, A. B. (Aretas Brooks), 1839-1923 4
Glasscock, Wm. E. (William Ellsworth), 1862-1925 4
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 4
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 4
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 4
Scott, Nathan Bay, 1842-1924 4
United States Congress. 4
West Virginia. Constitutional Convention (1872) 4
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 4
Brown, John, 1800-1859 3
Camden, Gideon D. (1805-1891) 3
Davis, John J. (John James), 1835-1916 3
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 3
Dayton, Alston Gordon 3
Elkins, Davis, 1876-1959 3
Gore, Howard M. 3
Hall, Granville Davisson, 1837-1934 3
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 3
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 3
Lightburn, Joseph Andrew Jackson, 1824-1901. 3
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 3
McGraw, John T. 3
Morgan, Ephraim Franklin, 1869-1950 3
Siviter, Anna Pierpont, 1859-1932 3
Society of the Army of West Virginia 3
Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 3
Strother, David Hunter, 1816-1888 3
Summers, George W. (George William), 1804-1868 3
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 3
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary 3
West Virginia University. 3
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 2
Battelle, Gordon. 2
Byrd, Robert C. 2
Caperton, Gaston 2
Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 2
Confederate States of America 2
Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961 2
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 2
Cox, Jacob D (Jacob Dolson), 1828-1900 2
Debar, Joseph Hubert Diss. 2
Dewey, Thomas E. (Thomas Edmund), 1902-1971 2
Dirksen, Everett McKinley 2
Everett, Edward, 1794-1865 2
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 2
Fleming family 2
Fleming, Benjamin. 2
Goff, Guy Despard, 1867-1933 2
Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872 2
Green, William. 2
Hall, Septimus. 2
Harmer, Harvey W. (Harvey Walker), 1865-1961 2
Harris, T. M. (Thomas Mealey), 1817-1906 2
Hayes, Rutherford B., 1822-1893 2
Holt, Helen Louise Froelich, 1913-2015 2
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 2
Hubbard, C. D. (Chester Dorman), 1814-1891 2
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 2
Johnson, Henry J. 2
Kelley, Benjamin F., 1807-1891 2
Kenna, John E. 2
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 2
Lang, Theodore F. 2
Latham, George Robert, 1832-1917. 2
Letcher, John, 1813-1884 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 2
MacCorkle, William Alexander, 1857-1930 2
McCausland, John, 1836-1927 2
McCormick, Robert R. 2
McKinley, William, 1843-1901 2
Ogden, H. C. 2
Patteson, Okey L. 2
Rucker, William P. 2
Seward, William H. (William Henry), 1801-1872 2
Siviter, William Henry, 1858-1939. 2
Smith, Hulett C. (Hulett Carlson), 1918-2012 2
Stevenson, W. E. (William Erskine), 1820-1883 2
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