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Newspapers -- West Virginia -- Morgantown

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Elmer W. Prince, Papers of a Morgantown Resident and City Official

Collection Number: A&M 3130
Overview Items that belonged to Elmer W. Prince, Morgantown City Manager from 1933 to 1942 and from 1946 to 1966. The collection includes Prince's 1905-07 post card collection, a 1921 West Virginia University Bachelor of Science Degree in civil engineering, and two Morgantown budget statements, 1935 and 1937. There are also photographs, including images of Morgantown (1941) and several taken by Prince of post World War II France and Germany (1945-1946). Prince served as an army major during and after...
Dates: 1905-1967

George Crago, Journalist, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3027
Overview Papers, pamphlets, periodicals and books of George Crago who was labor editor of the Morgantown Dominion News (1943-51), then the only commercial daily newspaper in the U. S. A. with a daily labor department. Crago served as editor of the United Chemical Worker, CIO (1951-55) which operated in the Congress of Industrial Organizations national headquarters in Washington, DC. After the merger in 1955 of the AFL and the CIO he transferred to the Pennsylvania affiliate where he worked at the...
Dates: 1947-1977

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

Morgantown Newspaper Guild, Papers Regarding the Establishment of a Union

Collection Number: A&M 2290

Correspondence, pamphlets, leaflets, manuals, and other material relating to the establishment and organization of an employee's union at the West Virginia Newspaper Publishing Company, publisher of the Morgantown Post and The Dominion News.

Dates: 1972-1973

Morgantown Newspapers, History

Collection Number: A&M 0949

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

Rufus A. West, Collector, Records regarding West Virginia History and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 0599
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts, printed materials, and newspaper clippings collected by Rufus A. West, a Morgantown antiquarian and faculty member of the College of Engineering, West Virginia University. Collection includes catalogues from West Virginia University for the years of 1882-1883 and 1892-1893; newspaper clippings from newspapers about Morgantown and West Virginia; Nuzum Family and Historical Society Annual Reunion program, 1946; and newspaper clippings about Mr. West's...
Dates: 1870-1949

The New Dominion, Newspaper Published in Morgantown, West Virginia

Collection Number: A&M 4153

20 July 1878 issue of "The New Dominion" newspaper of Morgantown, West Virginia and Monongalia County. This newspaper was published by J.E. Fleming and W.I. Morgan and contained articles of local and national interest.

Dates: 1878

West Virginia Newspaper Histories

Collection Number: A&M 3271

Manuscript histories of WV newspapers by Ed Steel, Bonnie McBee, David Farmer and Pam Redmond. The histories include information on the newspapers and their news items and editors. Titles included are Guyandotte Herald (Huntington), Virginia Republican (Martinsburg), Monongalia Mirror, American Union (Morgantown), Parkersburg Gazette and Western Virginia Courier, and the Wheeling Times & Gazette and The Daily Young America.

Dates: 1984

W.M. McLelland, Letter by Editor of Monongalian Newspaper

Collection Number: A&M 4002
Overview Letter from W. M. McLelland, the editor of the Monongalian newspaper of Morgantown, (West) Virginia to F. P. Blair of Washington, D.C. The letter is dated 13 December 1833. McLelland writes that his printing presses were taken away from him; however, he retained the subscription list and title. McLelland expresses his desire to start a new newpaper, titled the Monongalia Farmer. He also writes about his rival newspaper, which was opposed to President Andrew Jackson's veto of the Bank of the...
Dates: 1833