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West Virginia -- Politics and government

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

West Virginia University, President David C. Hardesty, Jr., Papers

Collection Number: A&M 5114
Scope and Contents Papers of President David C. Hardesty, Jr. of West Virginia University. Before becoming President of West Virginia University, Hardesty was a lawyer and partner of Bowles, Rice, McDavid, Graff & Love (1973-1994) and West Virginia Tax Commissioner (1977-1980), among various other positions. After finishing his 12-year term as West Virginia University President (1995-2007), Hardesty was a Professor of Law at the West Virginia University College of Law (2007-2018). Some of the series titles...
Dates: 1834-2019

William D. Barns, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3279
Overview Dr. William D. Barns (1917-1991) was a professor of history at West Virginia University from 1940 to 1985. His fields of specialization were American agriculture and labor history, West Virginia and regional history, American economic history, and the United States since 1860. The material has been divided into three main sections of archives, books, and periodicals, and described to the box level. The contents of this collection were created or collected by Dr. William D. Barns and Mrs....
Dates: ca. 1842-1995; Majority of material found within 1940-1985

William E. Glasscock (1862-1925), Governor, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0006
Scope and Contents Papers documenting the governorship of William E. Glasscock (1862-1925), who served West Virginia in the period 1909-1913. These papers include series of general correspondence, subject files, newspaper clippings, and pamphlets. General correspondence includes many letters regarding employee unrest in the mining regions of the Great Kanawha Valley in 1912-1913, commonly known as the Cabin Creek-Paint Creek strike. Subject files include telegrams, photographs, etc. Newspaper...
Dates: 1905-1913