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Agnes Smith (b.1906) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1774
Scope and Contents Reflections “On Reading” delivered to a group of librarians, 1964 and correspondence of the author concerning her work. Written by Agnes Smith, a Clarksburg native.
Dates: 1964

Agnes Smith Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1877
Scope and Contents Papers of author Agnes Smith (b. 1906), including typescript of "An Edge of the Forest", a children's book published in 1959, covers for the book, and a typescript draft of a television script prepared from the book by BBC for the program "Adventures in English." There are also two letters regarding BBC use of the book (1965-66) and six short stories by Smith, generally titled “Engagements and Obituaries."

One carbon copy (typescript) of “On Words”, added 1966 Aug.
Dates: 1959-1966

Agra Bennett, Papers Regarding Estate and Residence

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Collection Number: A&M.3993
Overview Papers regarding Agra Bennett (also known as Mrs. Agra Bennett McKinley and Agra B. Williams), a member of a prominent West Virginia family and the sister of WWI pilot Louis Bennett, Jr. Includes a copy of her will (1968) and a copy of the National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form (1984) for her residence in Wheeling, West Virginia, the Johnson Camden McKinley House or "Willow Glen". See "Historical Note" for further information.
Dates: 1967-2010

A.H. Forman, Collector, Records Regarding Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company

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Collection Number: A&M.0135
Overview Inventory of equipment, property, and construction in progress of the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company in its West Virginia installations.
Dates: 1936-1938

A.H. Hall, Speech Regarding Morgantown City-County Relations

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Collection Number: A&M.1636
Overview Morgantown as a part of Monongalia County, West Virginia, typescript copy of the speech given by A. A. Hall before the Morgantown Lions Club. The paper is concerned primarily with the City-County government function and cooperation.
Dates: 1956

A.I. Garrett Letter

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Collection Number: A&M.2755
Overview Memo (tls) to Chairman, Local Board, Marion Co., West Virginia, from 1st Lieut. A.I. Garrett, Comdg. 4th Co., SATC, sec. "B" Sweeney Auto School, Kansas City, MO, October 2nd, 1918, requesting an absentee ballot.
Dates: 1918

Aikin-Eakin Families History

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Collection Number: A&M.2233
Overview Copies of a family history compiled by Mrs. E.E. (Jennie Aikin) Cleland on the Aikin-Eakin families of eastern Ohio, southwestern Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Includes transcriptions of family correspondence. Material covers years 1756-1929.
Dates: ca. 1940

Aileen Shafer, Collector, Material Regarding African-Americans

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Collection Number: A&M.3756
Overview Nineteenth century records regarding African-Americans, including deed of emancipation (1829), two brief autograph letters by abolitionists Charles Sumner and Wendell Phillips (1850, 1882), eight copies of "The Anti-Slavery Record" (1835), and twenty popular song broadsides, many of which feature minstrel song themes (ca. 1830s-1860s).
Dates: 1829-1884

A.J. Dadisman, Professor, Historical Narrative on Camel Transportation in the U.S

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Collection Number: A&M.0275
Overview Historical narrative by West Virginia University professor A.J. Dadisman regarding camel transportation in the United States, 1701-1907. Typescript, 10 pages.
Dates: 1951

A.L. Pugh, Receipts and Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.0165
Overview Receipts and correspondence appended to blank pages of a volume pertaining to the personal financial accounts of A.L. Pugh, Esquire, Capon Bridge, West Virginia. Includes handwritten and printed receipts dated from March 28, 1885 to November 6, 1886 from various businesses including: Leibrant & McDowell Stove Co., Baltimore, Cooper Bros., Winchester, Va., Coyle Brothers, Carlisle, Pa.; Creighton, Disney & Co., Baltimore, Ott Bros, & Co., Wheeling, W.Va., etc. for various items...
Dates: 1885-1886

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Account books 254
Politics and government. 226
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 194
Morgantown (W. Va.) 185
Monongalia County (W. Va.) 176
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Land. 163
Genealogy 157
Diaries and journals. 149
Education 115
Universities and colleges 102
Coal mining. 100
Elections 95
Rivers and river valleys. 90
Preston County (W. Va.) 89
Lawyers - letters and papers. 84
Women's history -- 1850-1899 84
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 82
Farms and farming. 80
World War II. 79
Harrison County (W. Va.) 76
Railroads 76
General stores 71
Taxation 69
Wheeling (W. Va.) 69
Politicians -- United States 68
Women's history -- 1900-1929 68
Surveyors and surveying. 66
United States -- Politics and government 65
Frontier and pioneer life 63
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 62
Transportation 60
World War, 1914-1918 59
Agriculture 58
Authors -- Letters and papers 56
Randolph County (W. Va.) 56
Birth, marriage, and death records. 55
Church buildings 53
Coal mining - coal companies. 53
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 48
Travel accounts. 45
Art and artists 44
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 44
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 44
Petroleum industry and trade 44
Union names. 43
Unions. SEE ALSO Labor organization. 43
West Virginia -- Politics and government 42
Greenbrier County (W. Va.) 41
Taylor County (W. Va.) 40
Steamboats 39
Wood County (W. Va.) 39
Parkersburg. 38
Railroads - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. 38
Revolutionary War. 38
West Virginia - Governors. 38
Baptists 37
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 33
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 32
Teachers 32
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons 32
Virginia 32
Banks and banking 31
Coal mining - Labor organization. 30
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Fairmont. 29
Monroe County (W. Va.) 29
Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 29
Women's history -- 1951-present 29
Barbour County (W. Va.) 28
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 28
Ohio 28
Civil War -- War diaries 27
Environmentalism. 27
Hampshire County (W. Va.) 27
Iron furnaces and iron industry. 27
Kentucky 27
Photography 27
Statehood politics -- West Virginia 27
Charleston. 26
Civil War -- letters 26
Hardy County (W. Va.) 26
Medicine. SEE ALSO Folk medicine. 26
Ohio County (W. Va.) 26
Physicians - letters and papers. 26
Pocahontas County (W. Va.) 26
Politicians 26
West Virginia - Politics and government. 26
Civil War battles. 25
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West Virginia University 189
United Mine Workers of America 50
Democratic Party (U.S.) 45
Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 38
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 38
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West Virginia University. President 34
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 31
West Virginia University. Library 31
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 29
United States. Congress. Senate 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 D. (1805-1891) 25
West Virginia. Legislature 24
Ambler, Charles Henry, 1876-1957 23
Byrd, Robert C. 23
Hatfield, Henry Drury, 1875-1962 23
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863 23
Randolph, Jennings, 1902-1998 23
Elkins, Stephen B. (Stephen Benton), 1841-1911 22
Davis, Henry Gassaway, 1823-1916 21
Monongalia County (W.Va.) 21
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 21
Smith family 20
West Virginia University. Department of History 20
Boreman, Arthur Inghram, 1823-1896 18
Carlile, John S. (John Snyder), 1817-1878 18
Kilgore, Harley Martin, 1893-1956 18
Kump, Herman Guy, 1877-1962 18
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 17
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
West Virginia University. College of Agriculture 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
Dayton, Alston Gordon 14
Holt, Homer Adams, 1898-1975 14
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 14
McClellan, George B. (George Brinton), 1826-1885 14
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 14
Van Winkle, P. G. (Peter Godwin), 1808-1872 14
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
Morgan family 13
Patteson, Okey L. 13
Summers, Festus P. (Festus Paul), 1895-1971 13
White, I. C. (Israel Charles), 1848-1927 13
Atkinson, Geo. W. (George Wesley), 1845-1925 12
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 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
Washington, George, 1732-1799 12
Weston State Hospital 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
West Virginia University. College of Pharmacy 11
American Federation of Labor 10
Brown family 10
Chitwood, Oliver Perry, 1874-1971 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
Ruffner family 10
United States. Works Progress Administration 10
West Virginia University. Department of Biology 10
Wilson, William Lyne, 1843-1900 10
Consolidation Coal Company 9
Dayton, Spencer. 9
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
Lightburn, Joseph Andrew Jackson, 1824-1901. 9
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