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Agnes Smith (b.1906) Papers
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.
Agnes Smith Papers
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.
Agra Bennett, Papers Regarding Estate and Residence
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.
A.H. Forman, Collector, Records Regarding Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company
Inventory of equipment, property, and construction in progress of the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company in its West Virginia installations.
A.H. Hall, Speech Regarding Morgantown City-County Relations
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.
A.I. Garrett Letter
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.
Aikin-Eakin Families History
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.
Aileen Shafer, Collector, Material Regarding African-Americans
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", a significant abolitionist publication (1835), and twenty popular song broadsides featuring minstrel song themes (ca. 1830s-1860s).
A.J. Dadisman, Professor, Historical Narrative on Camel Transportation in the U.S
Historical narrative by West Virginia University professor A.J. Dadisman regarding camel transportation in the United States, 1701-1907. Typescript, 10 pages.