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United States Congressmen - West Virginia.

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Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Ambrotype Portrait of West Virginia Politicians William Brown and Daniel Farnsworth

Collection Number: A&M 3845

Cased ambrotype image of William Gay Brown, Sr. and Daniel Duane Tompkins Farnsworth, prominent political leaders in the formation and early government of West Virginia. The opposite side of the image has a political advertisement stating, "People's Ticket; For Congress, Wm. G. Brown. Senate, Dan. D. T. Farnsworth." The ambrotype is 2 3/4 in. x 3 1/4 in. with ornate, somewhat corroded, copper-toned preserver and mat. The case is 3 1/4 in. x 3 3/4 in. with embossed paper over wood.

Dates: ca. 1860

Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2265

One common pleas book, and two "Memorandum of Decisions" books from the law firm of A.B. Fleming, plus a genealogical record of the Fleming family.

Dates: ca. 1880-1905

Congressman Harley O. Staggers Sr. papers

Collection Number: A&M 0913
Overview Papers of West Virginia Congressman Harley O. Staggers. Includes legislative files, correspondence, reports, bills, speeches, resolutions, news releases, and invitations. There are records of the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce which Staggers chaired. There are also copies of bills regarding banking, broadcasting, clean air, education, finance, international relations, the judiciary, public works, and trade. (Box 68, folder 22, contains legislative material pertaining to...
Dates: 1949-1980

Congressman Nick Joe Rahall II papers

Collection Number: A&M 4118
Overview Nick Joe Rahall II (b.1949) represented West Virginia’s Third District in the United States House of Representatives for nineteen terms. He was elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth Congress and served from January 3, 1977-January 3, 2015. From 2007-2011, he was chair of the Committee on Natural Resources. From 1971-1974, he was a staff member in the United States Senate Office of the Majority Whip, and he was a delegate to both the 1972 and 1976 Democratic National Conventions. The bulk...
Dates: 1970-2015

C.P. Dorr, Congressman, Letters regarding Re-Election

Collection Number: A&M 0304

Letters from West Virginia newspapers and organizations such as the West Virginia Editorial Association concerning Dorr's prospects for his first re-election as a Congressman. The correspondence is indicative of the lobbying efforts exercised by the press on the political process of that era.

Dates: 1898

Henry Gassaway Davis Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0717
Scope and Contents

Additional papers of Henry G. Davis, mainly cancelled checks and check tubs. There are several letters, telegrams and freight bills, 1875-1897; and bank statements; U.S. geological Survey Maps; and a picture of George R. Latham.

Dates: 1871-1904

I. Congressional papers, 1957-1969

 Record Group
Scope and Contents

The Congressional papers subgroup contains files related to press, legislative, and political activities of Congressman Arch Moore and his office. It also consists of constituent services files, including correspondence with constituents and files for public works projects in West Virginia.

Dates: 1957-1969

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

Ken Hechler Interview Transcript

Collection Number: A&M 1164
Overview Transcription of an oral history interview by Niel M. Johnson of the Harry S. Truman Library with Ken Hechler. Hechler, born 1914 in Roslyn, NY, received A.B., Swarthmore 1935; M.A., Columbia 1936; Ph.D., Columbia 1940 in Political Science which he later taught at Columbia, Princeton, and Marshall Universities. He served as a U. S. Army combat historian in Europe during World War II. Hechler was a research assistant to President Franklin D. Roosevelt and was special assistant to President...
Dates: 1985

Matthew Mansfield Neely (1874-1958), Politician, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1414
Scope and Contents Papers of Matthew Neely, a politician who had a long career as senator, congressman, governor, and Democratic political boss. Collection includes speeches, correspondence, pamphlets, legal papers, photographs, and copies of the Congressional Record . There are also newspaper clipping scrapbooks covering the years 1928-1954 (on five reels of microfilm). Neely had a long career, including law student at West Virginia University, Marion County lawyer, mayor of Fairmont, congressman, 1913-1921,...
Dates: 1900-1954