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American Phytopathological Society Papers

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Collection Number: A&M 1586
Overview

Correspondence of the society's president, Julian G. Leach, professor of plant pathology at West Virginia University, and papers of the society's War Emergency Committee.

Dates: 1941-1944

American Sheet and Tin Plate Company, Court Depositions

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Collection Number: A&M 2808
Overview

Depositions in the case of American Sheet and Tin Plate Co. vs. Frank Bowman et al., Circuit Court of the U.S., Northern District of West Virginia. Concerns a labor dispute between the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers in July 1909 against the American Sheet and Tin Plate Company. The case was heard in Ohio County, West Virginia and pertained to the company's work in Wheeling, WV.

Dates: 1909

Amy Moore, Student, Scrapbook Regarding Student Days at West Virginia University

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Collection Number: A&M 3997
Overview Scrapbook kept by Amy K. Moore (1898-1972) during her time as a student at West Virginia University. Contains newspaper clippings (regarding World War I, sporting events, advertisements), correspondence (including invitations and postcards), programs (for WVU events, dances, theater and musical performances, particularly at the Strand Theater), dance cards, pressed flowers, candy wrappers, regulations pertaining to women students, report cards, pictures of silent films stars, and other...
Dates: 1913-1927

A.N. Missimer, Soldier, Civil War Letter to Sister

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Collection Number: A&M 2494
Overview

Letter from A.N. Missimer at Warrenton, Virginia, 3 Nov. 1863, to his sister, Miss Kate Missimer (Jersey Shore, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania) after the battle of Sulphur Springs, where a whole squadron of a regiment was captured. (Includes 3 pages on 1 folded leaf and 1 envelope.)

Dates: 1863 November 3

Ancella Bickley, Historian, Photographic Portraits of African-American Soldiers

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Collection Number: A&M 4190
Overview

Photographic portraits of African-American soldiers from the WWII era (black and white, averaging 2 in. x 3 in.). Some of the portraits have names recorded to their backs in pencil. These soldiers were stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Dates: circa 1942-1945

Ancella Bickley, Historian, Research Papers regarding African-Americans

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Collection Number: A&M 4208
Scope and Contents This collection documents the research, public service, and life of Ancella Bickley, writer, educator, speaker, and historian. Includes writings, research materials, and more, focusing on the history of African Americans in West Virginia and the black experience in West Virginia. Collected research materials are predominantly facsimiles. Printed formats include correspondence, clippings, interview transcripts, typescript writings, publications, pamphlets, ephemera, speeches, articles,...
Dates: 1775-2018 (Includes facsimiles); Majority of material found within 1970-2011

Anderson Family Genealogy

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Collection Number: A&M 2457
Overview

The Anderson family, 1776-1976, by Stanley J. Anderson. This is largely a narrative of the history of the Anderson family who settled in parts of Webster County, West Virginia.

Dates: 1976

Andrew Alexander Family Genealogy

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Collection Number: A&M 3665
Overview Genealogical records of the descendants and ancestors of Andrew Alexander. The Alexander family settled in West Alexander (Washington County), Pennsylvania. Hannah Jane Alexander, a daughter of Andrew Alexander, married Samuel Andrew Cockayne. The Cockayne family moved from West Alexander, Pennsylvania to Glendale, West Virginia, and then to Moundsville, West Virginia. They eventually settled in Glendale, West Virginia. Includes birth, death, marriage, and lineage information from 1801-1953....
Dates: 1954-1965

Andrew C. Lyons, Architect, Drawings for Buildings in Fairmont, West Virginia

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Collection Number: A&M 3248
Overview

Architectural drawings by A.C. Lyons; includes pencil drawings and blueprints for mostly residential buildings in Fairmont, West Virginia. There is also a pamphlet regarding the life and work of Andrew C. Lyons entitled "Art and Architecture of Fairmont: Exploring the Works of Andrew C. Lyons and Raymond Stoker" by M. Raymond Alvarez. See scope and content note for contents list.

Dates: 1890-2013; Majority of material found in 1890-1910

Andrew Chafin Interview Regarding Hatfield-McCoy Feud

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Collection Number: A&M 3668
Overview Transcript of a 1972 interview of Andrew Chafin (1886-1977), great nephew of Devil Anse Hatfield of the Hatfield & McCoy feud, regarding the feud. At age eight years, Chafin was acted as a liaison between his family, the Hatfields, and "civilization". This oral history gives a personal account of the feud from a child's perspective. Names related to the feud and discussed within the interview include: Cap Hatfield, "Devil" Anse Hatfield, and Elias (Ellias) Hatfield, among others. The...
Dates: 1972

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Account books 257
Politics and government. 226
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 203
Morgantown (W. Va.) 186
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 176
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Land. 163
Genealogy 158
Diaries and journals. 149
Education 115
Universities and colleges 102
Coal mining. 100
Elections 95
Preston County (W. Va.) 90
Rivers and river valleys. 90
Lawyers - letters and papers. 85
Women's history -- 1850-1899 84
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 82
Farms and farming. 81
World War, 1939-1945 80
Railroads 78
Harrison County (W. Va.) 76
General stores 71
United States -- Politics and government 71
Taxation 70
Wheeling (W. Va.) 69
Politicians -- United States 68
Women's history -- 1900-1929 68
Surveyors and surveying. 67
Frontier and pioneer life 63
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 62
Transportation 60
World War, 1914-1918 59
Agriculture 58
Authors -- Letters and papers 58
Randolph County (W. Va.) 56
Birth, marriage, and death records. 55
Church buildings 53
Coal mining - coal companies. 52
Maps. 52
Marion County (W. Va.) 52
Women's history -- 1929-1950 52
Slaves and slavery. 51
Lumber trade 49
Mills and mill-work 49
Court records 47
Art and artists 46
Travel accounts. 45
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 44
Petroleum industry and trade 44
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 43
Union names. 43
Unions. SEE ALSO Labor organization. 43
West Virginia -- Politics and government 43
Greenbrier County (W. Va.) 41
Taylor County (W. Va.) 41
Baptists 40
Steamboats 39
Wood County (W. Va.) 39
Parkersburg. 38
Railroads - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. 38
Revolutionary War. 38
West Virginia - Governors. 38
Livestock 37
Tucker County (W. Va.) 36
Women's history -- 1800-1849 36
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) 35
New Deal, 1933-1939 35
Pennsylvania 35
West Virginia University -- Students 34
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 33
Teachers 32
Virginia 32
Banks and banking 31
Indians of North America 31
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 30
Coal mining - Labor organization. 30
Women's history -- 1951-present 30
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 29
Churches -- Methodist 29
Fairmont. 29
Monroe County (W. Va.) 29
Photography 29
Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 29
Barbour County (W. Va.) 28
Civil War -- War diaries 28
Iron furnaces and iron industry. 28
Ohio 28
Statehood politics -- West Virginia 28
West Virginia - Politics and government. 28
Civil War battles. 27
Environmentalism. 27
Hampshire County (W. Va.) 27
Hardy County (W. Va.) 27
Kentucky 27
Physicians - letters and papers. 27
Charleston. 26
Civil War -- letters 26
Medicine. SEE ALSO Folk medicine. 26
Ohio County (W. Va.) 26
Pocahontas County (W. Va.) 26
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Language
Italian 2
Chinese 1
French 1
 
Names
West Virginia University 193
United Mine Workers of America 51
Democratic Party (U.S.) 45
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 43
Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 38
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United States. Congress. Senate 38
West Virginia University. President 35
West Virginia University. Library 32
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 31
Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911 31
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 29
West Virginia. Legislature 29
Neely, Matthew Mansfield, 1874-1958 28
United States. Congress 28
Cornwell, John J. (John Jacob), 1867-1953 27
West Virginia University. Agricultural Extension Service 27
Camden, Gideon Draper, 1805-1891 25
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 23
Byrd, Robert C. 23
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 23
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 23
Monongalia County (W.Va.) 23
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 23
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 21
West Virginia University. Department of History 21
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 21
Smith family 20
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 18
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 18
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 18
Dayton, Alston Gordon 18
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 18
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 18
West Virginia University. College of Agriculture 18
Davis family 17
Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884 17
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 17
Brown, John. 16
Camden, J. N. (Johnson Newlon), 1828-1908 16
Strother, David Hunter, 1816-1888 16
United States. Army 16
Callahan, James Morton, 1864-1956 15
Chilton, William E. (William Edwin), 1858-1939 15
Monongalia Academy (Morgantown, W. Va.) 15
Revercomb, Chapman, 1895- 15
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 14
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 14
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 14
Morgan family 14
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 14
Van Winkle, P. G. (Peter Godwin), 1808-1872 14
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 13
Cook, Roy Bird, 1886-1961 13
Debar, Joseph Hubert Diss. 13
Goff, Nathan, 1843-1920 13
Hayman family 13
Meadows, Clarence W. 13
Moore, Arch A., Jr. (Arch Alfred), 1923-2015 13
Patteson, Okey L. 13
Summers, Festus P. (Festus Paul), 1895-1971 13
Weston State Hospital 13
White, I. C. (Israel Charles), 1848-1927 13
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 12
Core, Earl Lemley, 1902-1984 12
Dawson, William M.O. 12
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 12
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 12
Moore family 12
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 12
Barron, W. W. 11
Bittner, Van A. (Van Amberg), 1885-1949 11
Fleming, A. B. (Aretas Brooks), 1839-1923 11
Gore, Howard M. 11
Jackson family 11
Post, Melville Davisson, 1869-1930 11
Washington, George, 1732-1799 11
West Virginia University. College of Pharmacy 11
West Virginia University. Department of Biology 11
American Federation of Labor 10
Brown family 10
Chitwood, Oliver Perry, 1874-1971 10
Consolidation Coal Company 10
Dayton, Spencer 10
Evans family 10
Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976 10
Goff, David, 1804?-1878 10
Hallanan, Walter S. (Walter Simms), 1890-1962 10
MacCorkle, William Alexander, 1857-1930 10
Robinson family 10
Sutherland, Howard, 1865-1950 10
United States. Works Progress Administration 10
Wilson, William Lyne, 1843-1900 10
Glasscock, Wm. E. (William Ellsworth), 1862-1925 9
Green, William. 9
Hall family 9
Hardesty, David C., Jr. 9
Johnson, Louis. 9
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 9
Lewis family 9
McGraw, John T. 9
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