Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.3247
Overview Administrative records of the National Organization for Women (NOW), West Virginia Chapter, including records of task forces on the Equal Rights Amendment, abortion, and discrimination. There are also records of efforts to lobby the state legislature on behalf of women, as well as papers documenting relations with other civic groups on issues of economics, education, labor, and racism.
Collection Number: A&M.3122
Overview Professional papers, correspondence, books, serials, and photographs documenting the professional career of Paul A. Miller, who served as president of West Virginia University, 1962-66. The material also deals with Miller's work as a graduate student, professor, and provost at Michigan State University, 1946-61; his tenure as assistant secretary for education in the Department of Health, Education & Welfare; and his term as president of Rochester Institute of Technology, 1969-79....
Collection Number: A&M.3186
Overview Record book, photo and certificate of the West Virginia University Alpha chapter of a national honorary fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa. A chapter charter was granted only to those institutions whose standards measured up to a high scholastic ideal. The fraternity's purpose being to undertake to conserve the influences that were restored and liberated by the Renaissance, specifically those influences that refine and humanize mankind. Membership was open to those undergraduate seniors in the top...
Collection Number: A&M.3202
Overview Four scrapbooks of Phyllis Temple Williams nee Stealey of Clarksburg who was an administrative assistant and secretary to nine term U.S. Congressman Cleveland M. Bailey (Democrat, West Virginia) from 1955 to 1963. Includes photographs, postcards, programs, invitations, news clippings and newspapers about: political conventions; elections; inaugurations; World War II; the Stealey family; charitable and campaign fundraisers; and a trip to Italy, Switzerland, France and Great Britain. Three of the...
Collection Number: A&M.3049
Overview The papers relating to Rachel H. Colwell's induction into the West Virginia Agricultural Hall of Fame. Colwell (1877-1954) is identified as the founder of Home Economics in West Virginia. Hired by West Virginia University in 1910, she was the first faculty member and administrator for the Department of Domestic Science in the College of Agriculture. She spent the next 27 years until retirement developing, teaching, and guiding the Home Economics curriculum and research of West Virginia...
Collection Number: A&M.2662
Overview Most of the letters are to Helen M. Robinson of Fetterman, Taylor County, West Virginia, from relatives and friends. Subjects discussed include housekeeping, fashions, farming, schools, religion, and the Civil War from both the Confederate and Union perspectives. There are frequent, specific references to the political and military state-of-affairs in the upper Ohio Valley region.
Collection Number: A&M.1658
Overview The West Virginia Labor Federation AFL-CIO, which was formed in 1958, includes the records of those organizations which preceded it: the West Virginia Industrial Union Council (CIO) and the West Virginia State Federation of Labor, unofficially and more commonly known as the West Virginia Federation of Labor (AFL). There is from the AFL affiliate Congressional correspondence; officers' files (president and secretary-treasurer); delegate convention files; financial records; auditors' reports; and...
Collection Number: A&M.0160
Overview Executive council minutes and proceedings, correspondence, and printed material of the state organization of the American Federation of Labor founded in 1903. Papers include congressional correspondence, 1950-1957; correspondence of President E. A. Carter, 1949-1957; a few papers of H. M. Rogers, 1905-1959, and Frank W. Snyder, 1906-1911; records of the Parkersburg Central Trades and Labor Council, 1924-1942; and a typescript copy of the minutes of the Wheeling Typographical Union.
Collection Number: A&M.2046
Overview Seventeen (17) volumes in 18 books containing the typescript history of the West Virginia University Medical School, 1869-1964, as compiled by Dr. E.J. VanLiere and Dr. G.S. Dodds. It represents research material, too, which VanLiere and Dodds gathered for their history, including correspondence, photographs, charts, maps and pamphlets. Volumes contain lists of women who graduated from the medical school, correspondence with them, and completed survey forms. Generally, this collection includes...
Collection Number: A&M.3107
Overview A multi-media packet containing publications and a videotape about the first one hundred years of West Virginia University as a co-educational institution. All of the materials document the achievements of women at WVU and provide a glimpse into female student life and how it has changed over the years. Names mentioned include Harriet E. Lyon, Agnes J. Morrison, Mary C. Busweel, Eva Hubbard, Blanche Lazzell, Victorine Louistall, Annette Chandler-Broome, Margaret Workman, Lea Anderson, Barbara...