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West Virginia University -- Students

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Amy Moore, Student, Scrapbook Regarding Student Days at West Virginia University

Collection Number: A&M 3997
Overview Scrapbook kept by Amy K. Moore (1898-1972) during her time as a student at West Virginia University. Contains newspaper clippings (regarding World War I, sporting events, advertisements), correspondence (including invitations and postcards), programs (for WVU events, dances, theater and musical performances, particularly at the Strand Theater), dance cards, pressed flowers, candy wrappers, regulations pertaining to women students, report cards, pictures of silent films stars, and other...
Dates: 1913-1927

Anna Santore DeLancy, Student, Scrapbook Regarding West Virginia University

Collection Number: A&M 5096
Overview Scrapbook of Anna Santore DeLancy (1911-2001), West Virginia University (WVU) student, class of 1934, and social worker at "The Shack" in Pursglove. Scrapbook includes: WVU Student Fee Card; WVU Freshman Handbook published by the Women's Student Government Association (1931-1932); advertisement for Non-Fraternity Student Body President; unidentified cyanotype; programs from the Nixon Theater, Pittsburgh, PA; WVU commencment program, 1934; WVU commencement invitation, 1932; autographs of...
Dates: 1930-1935

Berlin B. Chapman, Compiler, Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 2229

Microfilmed copy of a scrapbook outlining the history of college debating in West Virginia, 1933-1941. The scrapbook was prepared by Dr. Chapman and the Fairmont State College debate teams. Original is in the Fairmont State College Library.

Dates: 1933-1941

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

Ethel Flesher Stewart, Postcard Correspondence Regarding West Virginia University and Other Topics

Collection Number: A&M 3761

Incoming postcards to Ethel Flesher Stewart (1890-1988) of St. Marys, West Virginia. The 20 postcards featuring images of West Virginia University (9 items) and Morgantown (11 items) are mostly from a correspondent named "James", a WVU student whose messages provide a snapshot of student life in the academic year 1908-1909. There are also postcards with images of St. Marys (8 items), Parkersburg (5 items), Sistersville (3), Mannington (3), Marshall College (2), and other localities (7).

Dates: 1908-1912

Evelyn Cole, Student, Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 5018

A scrapbook kept by Evelyn Cole on student life at West Virginia University and other social activities in West Virginia; contains clippings, letters, invitations, cards, tickets, programs, curfew penalty slips, etc.

Dates: 1926-1938

Frank Alden Griffin, Student, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 5225
Scope and Contents Papers of West Virginia University student Frank Alden Griffin, mainly consisting of photographs, as well as material related to Greek Life and athletics. Items within the collection include a West Virginia University commencement program (1953); Griffin's West Virginia University diploma awarding him a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (1953); diploma cover with a tassel; and a photograph of Griffin with Ellen Evans at Mountaineer Weekend (1949). Griffin graduated from Shinnston High...
Dates: 1940-1955

Harlan B. Selby, Papers of a Morgantown Resident

Collection Number: A&M 3918

Papers of Harlan Bovell Selby (1896-1978) of Morgantown, West Virginia. Harlan grew up in Tacoma, Washington; served in World War I (WWI); graduated from West Virginia University in 1923; and apparently managed an office supply store in Morgantown for many years (Laidley and Selby, on High Street). There are photographs, ephemera, and other material in this collection; see scope and content note for details.

Dates: ca. 1870-1936; Majority of material found within ca. 1900-1924

Jay Everett Long, Student, Letters Regarding Life At West Virginia University

Collection Number: A&M 5219

Letters of West Virginia University student Jay Everett Long, class of 1926. Includes 29 letters from Long of Morgantown to A. David Stewart of Huntington, West Virginia. Subjects include social life at WVU, local baseball, events in Morgantown and Huntington, and local politics. The letter of 23 May 1926 references a KKK rally at WVU. Also includes three photographs (in folder 1).

Dates: 1921-1926

John M. Null, Collector, Photograph Albums of Student Life at West Virginia University

Collection Number: A&M 5164
Scope and Contents Two albums of images of the West Virginia University campus, students, and the surrounding area in the late 1890s. One album contains cyanotypes, the other contains photographs. These albums belonged to WVU student Leonard S. Hall. His name can be found recorded in one of them. Album 1, from the late 1890s, contains 65 cyanotypes of various locations in and around West Virginia University's campus. Subjects include Martin Hall, Woodburn Hall, Agricultural Experiment Station...
Dates: ca. 1895-1900