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Women's letters and papers.

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Bonnie Brown Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4511
Scope and Contents Papers of Bonnie Brown, feminist activist and politician who served in the West Virginia House of Delegates. The collection includes biographical sketches in the form of resumes and vitas as well as facsimiles of entries in reference works. Other documentation of her political career includes newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and campaign ads and flyers. Her feminist activism is documented with materials from her work for the International Year of the Woman (1977) including...
Dates: circa 1944-2021; Majority of material found within 1972-1985

Carrie Koeturius Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4356
Scope and Contents

This collection includes materials pertaining to Carrie Koeturius and her career at and connections with West Virginia University. Koeturius is an alumna of WVU, and has worked at WVU as manager of its Conference Center (1984), served as co-chair of the WVU Conference on Women and Creativity (1984), and was recipient of the Mary Catherine Buswell Award (1984). In 1984 she moved to California. Formats include clippings, correspondence, conference materials and publications, etc.

Dates: 1982-2011

Christine Weiss Daugherty Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4509
Scope and Contents

This collection includes materials pertaining to Christine Weiss Daugherty, an advocate in issues related to women's economic equality, rural economic development, non-profit management, and more. Materials in this collection include correspondence, publications, business records, ephemera, photographs, and more.

Dates: ca. 1948-2016

Daisy Chapman Dorsey, Business Owner, Essays and Other Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2605

An essay concerning the beginning of education by travel at West Virginia University, by Daisy Chapman Dorsey, President of Dorsey Tours, Inc., (1977) 6 leaves. Also includes photocopies of journal articles, newspaper articles, and other material concerning the life of Daisy Chapman Dorsey and the development of Dorsey Tours, Inc. (11 items).

Dates: 1904-1978

Lisa Diehl Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4510
Scope and Contents This collection includes materials pertaining to Lisa Diehl, an advocate for women on issues related to nontraditional employment, economic self-sufficiency, and non-discrimination. She was a carpenter's apprentice in the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, 1977-1983. From 1983-1985 she worked for West Virginia Citizen Action. From 1985-1999, she worked for the Center for Economic Options in Charleston, WV. In 2000, she founded and later served as a board member for West...
Dates: 1976-2005; Majority of material found within 1982-1999

Lorena Brown (1850-1919) Letter, Typed Document [Xerox]

Collection Number: A&M 2588

Typed transcription of a letter written by Lorena Brown to her aunt, Lucinda Dunham Powell. The letter, dated 28 March 1863, describes the Brown family's journey from the Kanawha Valley to Monroe County.

Dates: 1862-1863

Lucy Clark Wise Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2607

Correspondence, bills, and miscellaneous papers of Lucy Clark Wise, a student of Concord Normal School and teacher in Summers County, West Virginia. Subjects covered include: boyfriends, family news, and regulations at Concord Normal School with respect to female students.

Dates: 1884-1922

Margaret B. Ballard, Compiler, Monroe County Historical Papers and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 2537
Overview Papers of Dr. Margaret Byrnside Ballard (1900-1991), regarding the history of Monroe County, West Virginia, and the Ballard family. As a genealogist and author of local history, she was an avid collector of the historical materials contained in this collection, most of which relate to her family and Monroe County. The collection includes personal papers, business records, historical and genealogical research material, scrapbooks, bibles, memorabilia, artifacts, photographs, broadsides,...
Dates: 1783-1991, 2021, undated; Majority of material found within ca. 1910-1970

Mary Williams, Singer, Letters and Contract

Collection Number: A&M 2701
Overview This collection consists of seven letters and one contract concerning Mary Williams of Morgantown, WV. Five of the letters concern her work as a singer and are dated 1934 to 1935. Two of these discuss her arrangements for auditions in New York; the other three discuss her returning to work in New York after a death in her family. The other two letters in the collection are a letter of reference for her from West Virginia Utilities Company of Morgantown, dated 1921, and a letter from her...
Dates: 1921, 1924, 1934-1935

Max Mathers Collection Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2386
Overview Correspondence, financial papers, diaries, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to the Max Mathers family and Monongalia County, West Virginia. The activities of Anna DeGant Mathers, wife of Max Mathers, and Margaret Mathers Barrick, his daughter, as well as of Margaret's two sons, William Mathers Barrick and George Milton Barrick, Jr. are well represented in the family papers. Max Mather's own papers document his personal life, Republican party activities, genealogical...
Dates: 1821-1957