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Political campaigns

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Clay Club of Morgantown, Membership Letter to William S. Archer

Collection Number: A&M.4003
Overview Letter from the Committee of Correspondence of the "Clay Club of Morgantown" to the Honorable William S. Archer of Washington, D.C., dated 26 January 1844. The letter informs Archer that he had been elected an honorary member of the club. Letter was signed by Club members E. W. Tower, W. J. Willey, E. C. Wilson, Caleb Dorsey, and Francis Madera. "Clay Clubs" were a political organization supporting the campaign of Kentucky Senator Henry Clay for United States president.
Dates: 1844

Fred Weiland, Politician, Election Campaign Publicity Material

Collection Number: A&M.2995
Overview Publicity material used in the Monongalia County resident's unsuccessful third-party senate campaigns of 1978-1984 and presidential campaign of 1980.
Dates: 1978-1985

Harley Martin Kilgore (1893-1956), Senator, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1108
Overview Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. This collection includes typescripts, manuscripts, correspondence, and printed material. The majority of the collection pertains to domestic affairs topics, including political campaigns, the Rosier-Martin contest for the Senate in 1941, bills introduced or sponsored by Kilgore, papers dealing with his activities as juvenile judge, and papers relating to various organizations and societies. Most of these papers relate to individuals,...
Dates: 1933-1956

Harley Martin Kilgore (1893-1956), Senator, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3143
Overview Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. Includes typescripts, clippings, printed materials, and correspondence regarding U.S. Senate voting and campaigning; the Senate Judiciary Committee; correspondence with Federal government agencies, various individuals, and West Virginia state agencies; Senate legislation on a variety of topics, including appropriation, education, health, and housing; various West Virginia subjects and individuals; Kilgore's speeches, press releases,...
Dates: 1941-1956, undated

Helen Holt Papers

Collection Number: A&M.1858
Overview Papers of Helen Louise (Froelich) Holt (1913-2015) relating to her personal, educational, and political activities. Types of material include publications, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera, among others. The collection is divided into five series: Personal and Political Papers (1912-2015 and undated), Press and Media Activity (1937-2008 and undated), State Government Papers (1955-1960), Federal Government Papers (1960-1984 and undated), and Rush Dew Holt, Jr. Papers...
Dates: 1912-2015 and undated

Jim Comstock, Newspaper Editor and Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2600
Overview Papers of James ("Jim") Franklin Comstock of Richwood, West Virginia, whose position as editor of the West Virginia Hillbilly and avocation as collector and advocate of all things West Virginia led to the preservation of much of the state's physical, visual, and textual history. The collection includes materials Comstock collected about West Virginia history as well as his own personal and professional papers. Materials include: general series of...
Dates: 1650-1671, 1717-2003, undated; Majority of material found within ca. 1850-1995

Melvin C. Snyder, Congressman, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.2855
Overview Melvin Claude Snyder (1898-1972) was a lawyer, Republican Congressman, and judge from Preston County, West Virginia. Legal, personal, and political correspondence; speeches; and campaign materials document the political life of Melvin C. Snyder from 1946 to 1953. Box 1 contains speeches from 1947 and 1948 that concern political issues such as repealing New Deal policies, tax decreases, and communism. Box 2 houses letters from 1946 to 1953 that are chiefly from legal clients, political...
Dates: 1946-1953

Septimus Hall Papers

Collection Number: A&M.0561
Scope and Contents A letter regarding Mr. Hall's commission as notary public in Wetzel County; bills from the West Virginia Penitentiary, and Sweeneys & Co., Wheeling; and a typed copy of the democratic state platform in West Virginia for 1912.Addendum: A letter from Clarence M. Hall of San Jose, California, to Septimus Hall dated December 12, 1912; two copies of messages of Governor Wilson and W. F. McCombs to C. M. Hall dated May 13, 1911; and two copies of each of the following three reprinted...
Dates: 1871-1912

William A. Moreland, Political Papers, World War II Records, and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M.2032
Overview Papers of a Morgantown lawyer and state legislator. Includes political correspondence of William Moreland addressing issues ranging from abortion to coal mining with a majority of the papers regarding the operation of state bureaucracy and the importance of organized labor in West Virginia. Addendum of 2010/10/29 includes Moreland's World War II (WWII) service records, family genealogy, and family photographs. Addenda of 2011/03/21 and 2011/06/20 include papers of William Moreland, and papers...
Dates: 1824-2008