Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1297
Overview Histories of the 201st National Guard Regiment. This regiment dates back to colonial times, beginning as Captain Morgan Morgan's company of militia, and has served with merit in nearly every war in which the United States has engaged. Specific details of this unit's deployment are included in an index.
Collection Number: A&M.0721
Overview The letters and papers of E.C. & H.B. Eagle, a father and son legal firm of Hinton, Summers County. Subjects mentioned are election campaigns, women's suffrage, prohibition, World War II, Korean War, gun control, and the goals and strategies of the Republican Party. Correspondents include Robert C. Byrd, Walter S. Hallanan, Rush D. Holt, Arch A. Moore, Jennings Randolph, Hulett C. Smith, Cecil Underwood.
Dates: ca. 1910-1980
Collection Number: A&M.2306
Overview Correspondence, articles, clippings, pamphlets, and other papers of retired Naval Lieutenant Glen L. Vaughn. Includes the manuscript for Vaughn's autobiography, telling of his boyhood days in Marlinton, West Virginia, and his naval career.
Dates: ca. 1900-1970
Collection Number: A&M.4081
Overview Papers of Harold Henry Miller (24 November 1911 - 8 November 2006) regarding his military service and his career as a high school teacher in West Virginia and Maryland. Miller was a resident of Preston County, West Virginia and served during World War II and the Korean Conflict. Contains biographical information, correspondence, photographs, financial records, newspaper clippings, programs, pamphlets, brochures, handbooks, and highway maps. Also contains a soldier's pocket bible with...
Dates: 1907-2014; Majority of material found within 1952-1961
Collection Number: A&M.1164
Overview Transcription of an oral history interview by Niel M. Johnson of the Harry S. Truman Library with Ken Hechler. Hechler, born 1914 in Roslyn, NY, received A.B., Swarthmore 1935; M.A., Columbia 1936; Ph.D., Columbia 1940 in Political Science which he later taught at Columbia, Princeton, and Marshall Universities. He served as a U. S. Army combat historian in Europe during World War II. Hechler was a research assistant to President Franklin D. Roosevelt and was special assistant to President Harry...
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 and...
Collection Number: A&M.4019
Overview Three manuscripts compiled by Sam McColloch, including: the letters of Archie and Mahala McColloch, a West Virginia couple who moved to the Arizona Territory; the artwork of West Virginia painters Leona Hatcher and Lyle Bennet; and the mission logs and letters of Korean Conflict pilot John Walker Hatcher. All material compiled in these manuscripts is transcribed or photocopied. There are also three compact discs with digital copies of these manuscripts. See "Scope and Content Note" for further...
Collection Number: A&M.3198
Overview A roll of honor containing a listing of those students of West Virginia University who were killed during U.S. involved conflicts in the twentieth century. There are listings for World War I, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. There is also a biographical insert for Joseph P. Bongiorni, the lone University fatal casualty of Operation Desert Storm.
Collection Number: A&M.4108
Overview Military uniform of U.S. Army Korean War veteran and Grafton, West Virginia native William Farley Bowman, Jr. (1931/08/28 - 1973/07/21). See historical note for biographical information.
Dates: ca. 1952-1954