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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

John M. Wolverton Scrapbooks

Collection Number: A&M 2667

Two scrapbooks kept by Congressman John M. Wolverton's Washington office, documenting his activities as West Virginia's 3rd Congressional District Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1925-30. Subjects covered include the Republican Party and Congressional elections.

Dates: 1925-1930

Joseph W. Summers Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0927
Scope and Contents Correspondence, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, maps, newspapers, and other printed materials of the family of Joseph W. Summers, Morgantown. Included are deeds for Summer land in Preston County, 1831-1903; genealogy notes complied by Mr. Summers on the Barker, Buzzard, Harris, Hoffman (Huffman), Holland, Knapp, Swisher, and Tarleton lines of the Summers family in West Virginia; obituary notices and local history clippings from the Morgantown Post, ca.1930-1956; and several scrapbooks of...
Dates: 1831-1956

Lucy Shuttleworth Dunlap, West Virginia University Student, Diary and Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 4024
Overview Diary and scrapbook kept by Lucy Shuttleworth Dunlap (31 Mar 1898 - 7 Aug 1983), a student at Morgantown High School and at West Virginia University. Dunlap kept the diary between 1918 and 1921. Diary entries mainly regard Dunlap's social life (including dances, dates, movies, and travel) and personal feelings (including friendships, family, and romantic relationships). Entries of note regard an outbreak of Spanish Influenza in Morgantown (5 October 1918), the end of World War I (November...
Dates: 1913-1921

Mabel Marie Griffith, Compiler, Scrapbooks of a Morgantown Resident

Collection Number: A&M 3530
Overview Two scrapbooks (10 in. x 13 in.) compiled by Mabel Marie Griffith (born 02-28-1896) documenting her life in Morgantown, West Virginia in the period 1914-1926, including her personal and family life, education (Morgantown High School and West Virginia University), and her attendance of athletic, musical, and theatrical events. There is documentation of the effects of World War I (WWI) on Morgantown, Redpath Chautauqua, the impact of the influenza epidemic on the family of Charles Holt (the...
Dates: 1903-1929; Majority of material found in 1911-1920

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

Ohio River Data Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 2690
Overview This collection consists of one scrapbook, compiled by Dan B. Fleming, of St. Mary's, WV, between the years of 1945 and 1960. It contains a variety of information concerning the Ohio River. Subjects covered include: flood records, flood control projects, history of the river, Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Compact of 1948, navigation, snow and ice records, the proposed Lake Erie and Ohio River Canal (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers), and the Ohio River Valley Improvement Association, Inc....
Dates: 1945-1960

Patteson-Carone Collection

Collection Number: A&M 3421
Overview Papers used by Patrick Carone for his thesis "Governor as a Legislator in West Virginia" (1969). Includes 11 scrapbooks maintained by West Virginia Governor Okey L. Patteson's press officer documenting Patteson's election campaign (1948), subsequent public relations activities as Governor (1949-52), and life after his Governorship (1953-58). The scrapbooks contain clippings, photographs, programs, tickets, and buttons; topics include annual governor's conferences, festivals, football games,...
Dates: 1948-1980

Peter Godwin Van Winkle (1808-1872) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0136
Overview Personal papers and scrapbooks of Peter G. Van Winkle (1808-1872), a Parkersburg attorney, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851, member of the Second Wheeling Convention of 1861, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1861-1862, legislator from Wood County in 1863, U.S. Senator from 1863-1869, and participant in West Virginia railroad and business enterprises. Includes manuscripts speeches, essays, correspondence, and three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings....
Dates: 1827-1902, undated

Ralph Edwin “Ted” Spears, Jr., Compiler, Battelle-MacLane-Mendel-Spears Family Collection

Collection Number: A&M 4042
Scope and Contents Collection of the Battelle, MacLane, Mendel, and Spears families from southern Ohio and north-central West Virginia (including Wheeling and Morgantown), comprised of genealogy, records, clippings, photographs, artifacts, and more. Collection includes family genealogy and records (Box 1), individual carte de visites, cabinet cards, and assorted family photographs and newspaper article clippings (Box 1-2). Additional photographs include several cased family photographs such as daguerreotypes,...
Dates: 1848-2001, undated; Majority of material found within 1860-1950

Siler Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2200
Scope and Contents This is a collection of letters and documents tracing the personal and business life of an eastern panhandle West Virginia family. The papers concern a broad range of political, social, financial, and legal topics, particularly focusing on J. Hammond Siler, Jr., his parents, J. Hammond Siler, Sr. and Jessie Castleman Siler (residents of the Town of Bath better known as Berkeley Springs). Also includes correspondence and other papers from related families. Subjects include banking, the Civil...
Dates: 1848-1968