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Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Alston Gordon Dayton Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0215
Scope and Contents Letters of condolence received by Arthur S. Dayton and Mrs. Dayton on the death of Judge A. G. Dayton, 30 July 1920; an issue of The Philippi Republican, 5 August 1920, containing an Obituary notice; and nineteen envelopes of newspaper clippings and editorial comment from West Virginia newspapers on Judge Dayton's death.
Dates: 1920

Archibald W. Campbell (1839-1899), Newspaperman, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0014
Overview Papers of Archibald W. Campbell (1839-1899), editor of the Wheeling Daily Intelligencer. A strong unionist and Republican Party member, he worked hard through his editorials and behind the scenes in order to support the formation of the new state of West Virginia. The collection includes correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and scrapbooks dealing with the Civil War and political affairs in West Virginia's early statehood period. Some of the correspondence asks...
Dates: 1855-1899, 1907, 1941; Majority of material found within 1855-1899

Charleston Newspapers Final Issue Printing Plates

Collection Number: A&M.4346
Content Description Two printing plates for the front pages of the Charleston Gazette and Charleston Daily Mail on the date of the final editions of those newspapers. The final issues of each newspaper were published 15 July 2015. Starting 20 July 2015, the two newspapers were merged into a single publication, the Charleston Gazette-Mail. The printing plates are thin sheets of metal measuring 12 1/2 in. x 23 1/2 in.
Dates: 2015

Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) Newspaper Clippings

Collection Number: A&M.0419
Overview Photostat copies of newspaper clippings from the Daily Enquirer and Examiner (Richmond, Virginia). Includes the order appointing Henry H. Wells to succeed Francis H. Pierpont as Governor of Virginia, and two editorials about Pierpont (April 6 and 27, 1868). The articles suggest that Pierpont was unpopular in Richmond at this time.
Dates: 1868

George C. McIntosh (1868-1935) Typed Document

Collection Number: A&M.2599
Overview Memoirs of a retired newspaperman, editor, and Republican state house representative (1898-1901). McIntosh supported the Republican party and coal operator interests through his newspapers and periodicals, which included: HUNTINGTON GAZETTE, HUNTINGTON SUNDAY GAZETTE, HINTON FREE LANCE, FAYETTE JOURNAL, NEWS-MAIL CO., RALEIGH HERALD, and company magazines for the Island Creek Coal Company and Solvay Collieries. McIntosh discusses: his early employment on the railroads as census taker and...
Dates: 1895-1920

James Albert Parker, Sailor, USS Maui Newspaper Announcing Japanese Surrender

Collection Number: A&M.4373
Content Description Souvenir newspaper announcing the end of World War II in the Pacific published for the crew of the USS Maui. The newspaper was owned by James Albert Parker, a member of the ship's crew and a native of West Virginia. In addition to a number of articles regarding the surrender of Japan, the newspaper also includes an article about West Virginia Senator Harley M. Kilgore and the post-war need for coal.
Dates: 1945 August 15

Jim Comstock, Newspaper Editor and Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2600
Overview Papers of James ("Jim") Franklin Comstock of Richwood, West Virginia, whose position as editor of the West Virginia Hillbilly and avocation as collector and advocate of all things West Virginia led to the preservation of much of the state's physical, visual, and textual history. The collection includes materials Comstock collected about West Virginia history as well as his own personal and professional papers. Materials include: general series of...
Dates: 1650-1671, 1717-2003, undated; Majority of material found within ca. 1850-1995

J.V. Blair Printed Materials

Collection Number: A&M.0329
Scope and Contents A collection of printed materials relating to politics. Includes issues of The Commoner, 1902, The Working Democracy, 1900, Mountain Workman, Buckhannon, W. Va., 1897, election broadsides, and facsimile of the first issue of the Maryland Journal and the Baltimore Advertiser, August 20, 1773.
Dates: 1876-1898

Morgantown Newspapers, History

Collection Number: A&M.0949
Overview Article written by Donovan H. Bond entitled Frustrated Enterprise: Morgantown's Newspapers - The First Sixty Years. The struggles that newspapers encountered in the beginning years (1804-64) is discussed. Material covers the years 1780-1933.
Dates: 1982

Phyllis Temple Stealey Williams Scrapbooks

Collection Number: A&M.3202
Overview Four scrapbooks of Phyllis Temple Williams nee Stealey of Clarksburg who was an administrative assistant and secretary to nine term U.S. Congressman Cleveland M. Bailey (Democrat, West Virginia) from 1955 to 1963. Includes photographs, postcards, programs, invitations, news clippings and newspapers about: political conventions; elections; inaugurations; World War II; the Stealey family; charitable and campaign fundraisers; and a trip to Italy, Switzerland, France and Great Britain. Three of the...
Dates: 1925-1962