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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Linda Blake, Collector, Class Notebooks of West Virginia University Student Isaac L. Van Voorhis

Collection Number: A&M.5168
Overview Two school notebooks kept by Isaac L. Van Voorhis and a pamphlet regarding penmanship and book-keeping. The notebooks were kept while Van Voorhis was a sophomore at West Virginia University and living in the Sigma Chi House. One of the notebooks was used for the second semester of History 23 and the other for Zoology I.
Dates: 1898-1916

W.B. Jenkins Penmanship Album

Collection Number: A&M.3288
Overview Penmanship album of W.B. Jenkins of St. George, WV (13 in. x 15 in. with ornamented cover). Includes examples of what is likely Spencerian script, as well as 21 examples of 'offhand flourishes' mostly of birds, presumably by Jenkins. Also includes evidence of Jenkins attendance of penmanship classes at Oberlin College, including: reference letter by Uriah McKee of Department of Penmanship (1-12-1883), Penmanship Dept. newsletter (July, 1884), Dept. solicitation of orders for student penmanship...
Dates: 1883-1916