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West Virginia University - Student organizations.

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

E.C. Smith, Student, Diary Regarding Experiences While at West Virginia University

Collection Number: A&M 5125
Scope and Contents Diary by E.C. Smith, a student at West Virginia University (WVU), regarding his experiences in 1874. Activities documented include academic (preparing papers, Greek and Latin studies, reading Charles Darwin, etc.), literary society (elections, debates, recitations), military cadet (drills, lectures, marching), and Methodist Episcopal Church events (including sermons and other activities). He also attended a commencement (June 18). Recreational and social activities are also recorded,...
Dates: 1874

Friends of Old Time Music, Records

Collection Number: A&M 2928

Minutes, membership lists, newsletters, financial records, photos, clippings, pamphlets, and broadsides of an organization of students and appreciators of folk music who helped sponsor the local performances of musicians. Prominent names mentioned are Bryan Bowers, Martin Carthy, and John McCutcheon as well as the well known West Virginia band, trapezoid.

Dates: 1978-1983

Homophile Awareness League of West Virginia University, Constitution

Collection Number: A&M 5257
Scope and Contents Three page, typed constitution document of the Homophile Awareness League of West Virginia University. Purposes of the organization include reducing and eliminating prejudice and discrimination and promoting awareness and understading of the LGBTQ+ community (terminology used in the document is "homosexual"), providing opportunities for meaningful social interaction for members of this community, and more. The date has been inferred based on the provenance of the item, in the absence of...
Dates: ca. 1975-1981

Keith Dix, Papers regarding Labor History

Collection Number: A&M 2800
Overview A collection of typescripts, brochures, pamphlets, books, tape recordings, and assorted ephemeral publications concerning radical political and economic groups and community organizing related to labor history in Appalachia and the United States as compiled by Keith Dix. Organizations and publications represented in the collection include New Directions in Labor (1970-1971), New American Movement (1970-1971), New University Conference (1971), Labor Research Association (1971), Students for a...
Dates: 1923-1976

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

Phi Beta Kappa, West Virginia University Chapter, Records

Collection Number: A&M 2243

Correspondence, constitutions, rosters, publications, and other papers concerning the WVU chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, national honorary society. Papers are from the files of Dr. Perley Isaac Reed, WVU Professor of Journalism and one time state President of the organization.

Dates: 1939-49

West Virginia Student Public Interest Research Group, Records

Collection Number: A&M 2883
Overview West Virginia University's chapter of the West Virginia Student Public Interest Research Group (WV-SPIRG) was a student-funded and student-directed, non-partisan and non-profit organization dedicated to defending various areas of public interest. Miscellaneous printed materials including petitions, flyers, a meeting agenda, and circular letters from the group document the history of the organization and its activities in the Morgantown, West Virginia, area in the early 1970s. Topics include...
Dates: 1972-1974 and undated

West Virginia University, Office of Greek Life, Records

Collection Number: A&M 5228
Scope and Contents This collection contains the administrative records of the Office of Greek Life of West Virginia University. This office organizes and coordinates the policies and activities of fraternities and sororities at West Virginia University. The collection includes correspondence, reports, grade statistics, membership lists, plaques, and other material. This collection is minimally processed.Boxes 1-3 contain general administrative files for each fraternity and sorority, including...
Dates: 1950-2010