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Alpha Delta Kappa, Psi Chapter, Scrapbooks

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Collection Number: A&M.2877
Overview Scrapbooks of the presidents of Psi Chapter, Alpha Delta Kappa, an International Honorary Teachers Sorority. Contains newsclippings, brochures, photographs and typed documents of the organizations' convention and state officers.

Alpheus B. Stickney, Compiler, Pierpont Family Genealogy

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Collection Number: A&M.4344
Content Description Two publications by Alpheus B. Stickney regarding the genealogy and history of the Pierpont family, as well as a letter from Stickney to Bessie Anderson regarding his genealogical research (1957). Please note that various spellings of “Pierpont” are used in this material. One publication regards the branch of the Pierpont family which lived in West Virginia (1953). The other publication is a reprint of an article from “The American Genealogist” (1957), regarding the 17th century Pierponts who...

Alpheus Garrison Civil War Records

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Collection Number: A&M.1182
Overview Civil War records of Capt. Alpheus Garrison, Co. E. 17th Regt., W. Va. Infantry. Garrison was later sheriff of Monongalia county and Postmaster at Pedlar Run. The collection contains county and post office receipts, as well as the papers of Jacob Myers (1804-1874), a local farmer whose estate Garrison administered. For a photograph of Garrison and his wife, see portrait file.

Alston Gordon Dayton, Collector, Congressional Autographs

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Collection Number: A&M.0698
Overview Autographs of members of the House of Representatives, the Fifty-sixth Congress (1899) collected by Alston Gordon Dayton, the representative from West Virginia's second district.

Alston Gordon Dayton Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0052
Overview The papers of prominent Barbour County native, Alston G. Dayton (1857-1920), a lawyer, politician, and West Virginia Federal Court Judge, including correspondence, professional papers and manuscripts concerning West Virginia politics and development of state industry. Also included are the papers of Dayton's father, Spencer Dayton, lawyer, and Fred O. Blue, lawyer. Correspondence offers much insight into the attitudes and goals of these men and into their considerable direct and indirect...

Alston Gordon Dayton Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0211
Scope and Contents Collection contains Dayton’s appointment certificate in the West Virginia University’s Corps of Cadets (1878), newspaper articles containing speeches delivered by Dayton, copies and notes for speeches and lectures, notebooks, and an inventory of books owned by Dayton. Ephemera within the collection includes the 1898 report of the “New England Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania,” and programs from the West Virginia Republican Association and the New York County Lawyers Association.

Alston Gordon Dayton Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0215

Alvena V. Seckar, Author and Artist, Artwork and Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2002
Overview Correspondence, 1954-1968, typescripts, class notes, course outlines, clippings, pamphlets, paintings, and photographs of an artist and author. Subjects include Islamic, Arabic, and Near Eastern art and the work of Paul Hogarth. Paintings include [Coal Country Scene], oil on canvas, 25 x 30, ca. 1960; [Two Children on House Steps], oil on board, 24.5 x 28, ca. 1960; and Hazel Coal Mine, oil on board, 26 x 28, ca. 1960. This collection also includes an antique children's book slate (dating from...

Alvena V. Seckar, Author and Artist, Manuscripts and Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.0903
Overview Papers of Alvena Seckar, including manuscript copies, an outline, and suggestions for revision of "Mischko", a young adult novel written and illustrated by Seckar. Also includes two items of correspondence.

Alvena V. Seckar, Author and Artist, Manuscripts and Drafts of Novels

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Collection Number: A&M.0556
Overview Final manuscripts, drafts, and revisions of young adult novels written and illustrated by Alvena Seckar, including "Zuska of the Burning Hills" and "Trapped in the Old Mine".

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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
Coal mining - Labor organization. 30
Churches -- Methodist 29
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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