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Anita Buchanan Speers, Historian, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M 1338
Overview Correspondence, typescripts, notes, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a local historian and promoter of patriotic societies from Berkeley Springs. Many of the papers pertain to the local history of the eastern panhandle. Subjects include the town of Bath (Berkeley Springs); James Rumsey; George Washington; Porte Crayon (David Hunter Strother); Washington Bicentennial; National Flag Day; D.A.R.; and American Indian Day. One of the clippings scrapbooks includes a photo of West...
Dates: ca. 1916-1957

Anita Cutright Burnett, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M 2148
Overview

Papers of Anita Cutright Burnett, an Upshur County genealogist and active member of the Upshur County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The collection contains DAR membership applications, genealogical correspondence, vital statistics for Lewis and Upshur counties and typed copies of the 1850 census returns for Ritchie and Taylor counties.

Dates: ca. 1790-1935

Ann L. Linger, Artist, Painting

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Collection Number: A&M 4155
Overview

Watercolor painting titled "The Hornor Girls' Farm-Summer" by Ann L. "Annie" Linger (21 1/2 in. x 28 1/2 in.). This painting was created for a fundraiser to protest the construction of the Stonewall Jackson Dam.

Dates: 1985

Ann Magnuson, Performance Artist, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M 4387
Scope and Contents Publications, sound recordings, and other material documenting the career of Ann Magnuson, an actress, performance artist, and nightclub performer who grew up in Charleston, West Virginia. She worked at Club 57 in New York, a gathering place for artists such as Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.Includes:Series 1. Publications and Excerpts, boxes 1-5, 1983-2018 Series 2. Performance and Other Posters, box 6, 1991-2018 Series 3. Performance Programs and Related...
Dates: circa 1973-2020

Anna Jarvis (1864-1948) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M 1175
Scope and Contents Correspondence, speeches, business and legal papers, newspaper clippings, and photographs of the founder of Mother's Day. The collection includes papers of Anna's father, Grandville E. Jarvis; the notes and typescript drafts of "Recollections of Ann M. Jarvis, 1833-1905," by Anna Jarvis; and the papers of the Fairmont songwriter, William Lynett. Subjects include Jarvis' efforts to institute Mother's Day on a state basis, and her later protest against the commercialization of the day of...
Dates: 1858-1958

Anna Jarvis (1864-1948) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M 1439
Scope and Contents The bulk of these papers deal with Miss Jarvis' work as the founder of Mother's Day, her attempts to persuade state governors to issue proclamations to establish the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day, and her later protests against the commercialization of the holiday, as well as the efforts of other organizations to promote Mother's Day.There are a few papers of her father, Grandville E. Jarvis; some correspondence and legal papers concerned with the Jarvis coal and farm...
Dates: 1858-1943

Anna Lederer, History of Ohio River Valley Around Pomeroy, Ohio

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Collection Number: A&M 1243
Overview

The Boot Shaped Bend, written by Anna Lederer is an unpublished history of the Ohio Valley country around Pomeroy, Ohio and Hartford and New Haven, West Virginia. There is a separate typescript index.

Dates: ca. 1940

Anna Santore DeLancy, Scrapbooks and Yearbooks

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Collection Number: A&M 3526
Overview Four scrapbooks (containing letters, photographs, clippings, greeting cards, ephemera, etc.) and two yearbooks created and collected by Anna Santore DeLancy (1911-2001). Anna DeLancy was a Sunday School teacher at The Shack, a Presbyterian neighborhood house operating in Pursglove, West Virginia. She spent most of her life as a librarian in New York City. One scrapbook documents the missionary work of her friends Gerald and Sylvia Zimmer in Tungjen in Kweichow, China during the period...
Dates: 1921-1941; Majority of material found in 1930-1938

Anna Santore DeLancy, Student, Scrapbook Regarding West Virginia University

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Collection Number: A&M 5096
Overview Scrapbook of Anna Santore DeLancy (1911-2001), West Virginia University (WVU) student, class of 1934, and social worker at "The Shack" in Pursglove. Scrapbook includes: WVU Student Fee Card; WVU Freshman Handbook published by the Women's Student Government Association (1931-1932); advertisement for Non-Fraternity Student Body President; unidentified cyanotype; programs from the Nixon Theater, Pittsburgh, PA; WVU commencment program, 1934; WVU commencement invitation, 1932; autographs of...
Dates: 1930-1935

Anna Schein, Collector, Feedsack Textile Bag Collection

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Collection Number: A&M 4432
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 38 feedsacks, feedsack textiles, and items made from feedsack textiles. Feedsacks were manufactured with dress goods quality textiles in the period 1925-1960, so although they were used for the distribution of animal feed, flour, beans, etc., they were frequently repurposed for the creation of household and clothing items, especially during World War II and after. This collection represents a wide variety of feedsack types, purposes, and uses.Series...
Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1925-1965

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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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Chinese 1
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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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