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Alan Clarke Railroad Research Papers

 Series
Collection Number: A&M.4212
Scope and Contents Papers of historian, researcher, and author Alan Clarke. He authored a number of books relating to the history of railroads in the region of the state of West Virginia. This collection is minimally processed.Series 1. Notebooks; 1864-1968; boxes 1-13 (containing 39 notebooks) Contains facsimiles of primary documents relating to railroad history in the West Virginia region. Topics include coal mines, the B&O Railroad, the Coal & Coke Railroad, the Monongahela River...

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....

Albert H. Toothman, Author and Compiler, 'My Wetzel Connection'

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Collection Number: A&M.3561
Overview Manuscript titled 'My Wetzel Connection', compiled by Albert H. Toothman, regarding the Wetzel (Wetzell, Whitzel, Whitsell) and Bonet (Bonnet, Bonnett) families of the 18th and 19th centuries. It discusses their arrival in the Colonies from Germany and France, and subsequent migration through Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, present-day West Virginia, and Ohio. Also includes accompanying maps, family trees, and a detailed ancestral report. Both the family trees and report commence with Amanda...

Albert M. Reese (1872-1965) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1058
Scope and Contents These papers contain some correspondence of General John R. Kenly concerning his Civil War career and his book on the War with Mexico and includes a copy of a letter from General Burnside. There are also two newspaper articles, one on the Baltimore fire of 1904 and the other on the USS Constitution.

Albert M. Reese (1872-1965) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1852
Scope and Contents Correspondence of A.M. Reese, former professor of Zoology at West Virginia University dealing with venom of snakes, lethal doses, and some antidotes. Most of the letters regard the swallowing of young snakes by their mother for protection. Subjects include an experiment with rats and traps and unusual animal foods of man. There is a reprint of "Habits of the Menopoma."Correspondents include: Col. M. L. Crimmins, Richard W. Westwood, R. K. Stewart-Hay, Clarence H. Kennedy, D. S....

Albert M. Reese Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0929
Scope and Contents Certificates of the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, 1922, and the War Production Board, 1945, awarded to A.M. Reese; also a program of the Flag Day services held in Morgantown, June 18, 1944.

Albert Moore Reese, Zoology Professor, Miscellaneous Items

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Collection Number: A&M.5024
Overview WVU memorabilia; books and reprints by Albert Moore Reese; photos and clippings.

Alberta Pierson Hannum (b.1906) Manuscripts

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Collection Number: A&M.2236
Overview Manuscripts of LOOK BACK WITH LOVE and PAINT THE WIND, galley proof of THURSDAY APRIL, and copies of Hannum publications. Hannum, born in Ohio and a 1929 graduate of Ohio State University, has lived in West Virginia since 1929. She received an honorary doctorate from West Virginia University in 1968 for her writings on the Southern Highlands, the best known of which is ROSEANNA McCOY.

Alex Welch Survey Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0832
Overview This collection includes several papers of Alex Welch's survey business, 1786-1801. Surveys were done for William Hunter Cavendish, Adonijah Matthews, Warder, Parker, and Company and William Morrow. The geographical locations include several places in Greenbrier and Kanawha counties in Virginia.

Alexander Campbell (1788-1866) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0341
Scope and Contents The last will and testament of Alexander Campbell, leaving his estate to his children and grandchildren with the stipulation that each contribute a specific amount to Bethany College.

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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.) 175
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Land. 163
Genealogy 155
Diaries and journals. 149
Education 115
Universities and colleges 102
Coal mining. 100
Elections 95
Rivers and river valleys. 90
Preston County (W. Va.) 88
Lawyers - letters and papers. 84
Women's history -- 1850-1899 84
Schools. SEE ALSO Academies 82
Farms and farming. 80
World War II. 77
Railroads 76
Harrison County (W. Va.) 73
General stores 71
Taxation 69
Wheeling (W. Va.) 69
Women's history -- 1900-1929 68
Politicians -- United States 67
Surveyors and surveying. 66
United States -- Politics and government 65
Frontier and pioneer life 63
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 61
Transportation 60
World War, 1914-1918 58
Agriculture 57
Authors -- Letters and papers 56
Birth, marriage, and death records. 55
Randolph County (W. Va.) 55
Church buildings 53
Coal mining - coal companies. 53
Maps. 52
Women's history -- 1929-1950 52
Marion County (W. Va.) 51
Slaves and slavery. 51
Lumber trade 49
Mills and mill-work 49
Court records 48
Travel accounts. 45
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 44
Petroleum industry and trade 44
Art and artists 43
Kanawha County (W. Va.) 43
Union names. 43
Unions. SEE ALSO Labor organization. 42
Greenbrier County (W. Va.) 40
West Virginia -- Politics and government 40
Steamboats 39
Parkersburg. 38
Railroads - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. 38
Revolutionary War. 38
Taylor County (W. Va.) 38
West Virginia - Governors. 38
Wood County (W. Va.) 38
Baptists 37
Livestock 37
Women's history -- 1800-1849 36
Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) 35
New Deal, 1933-1939 35
Pennsylvania 35
Tucker County (W. Va.) 34
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
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Fairmont. 29
Turnpikes. SEE ALSO Roads. 29
Women's history -- 1951-present 29
Ohio 28
Barbour County (W. Va.) 27
Berkeley County (W. Va.) 27
Civil War -- War diaries 27
Environmentalism. 27
Iron furnaces and iron industry. 27
Kentucky 27
Monroe County (W. Va.) 27
Photography 27
Statehood politics -- West Virginia 27
Charleston. 26
Civil War -- letters 26
Medicine. SEE ALSO Folk medicine. 26
Physicians - letters and papers. 26
Politicians 26
West Virginia - Politics and government. 26
Fairmont (W. Va.) 25
Hampshire County (W. Va.) 25
Hardy County (W. Va.) 25
Jefferson County. 25
Judges - letters and papers. 25
Ohio County (W. Va.) 25
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West Virginia University. 128
West Virginia University 67
United Mine Workers of America 50
Democratic Party (U.S.) 45
Pierpont, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899 38
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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 38
West Virginia University. President 34
West Virginia University. Library 31
Holt, Rush Dew, 1905-1955 29
United States. Congress. Senate 29
Davis, John W. (John William), 1873-1955 28
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
Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900 21
Smith family 20
West Virginia University. Department of History 19
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
Davis family 17
Faulkner, Charles James, 1806-1884 17
Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 17
Monongalia County 17
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 16
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
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
Jackson family 10
MacCorkle, William Alexander, 1857-1930 10
Robinson family 10
Ruffner family 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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