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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 95 Collections and/or Records:

William F. Randolph Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2943
Overview William F. Randolph (1800-61) and some of his children and father's papers. Randolph's father, Johnathan, a Harrison Co. justice of the peace, and his predecessors were prominent farmers near Salem. Randolph, who owned a farm south of Salem on Greenbrier Run, was a surveyor, and later a justice of the peace of early Doddridge Co. Some of the papers concern the estate of Johnathan Randolph and the legal conflict between Isaac Randolph, his son, and other heirs. There are estate papers for...
Dates: 1792-1869

William Hereford McGinnis Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0855
Overview The personal business papers of William Hereford McGinnis (1855-1930), a Beckley lawyer who was prosecuting attorney of Raleigh County, 1892-1896, a senator in 1902, judge of the Supreme Court of Appeals, 1922-1924, chairman for a number of years of the executive committee of the Democratic Party in Raleigh County, and delegate to the national convention in 1920. There are case papers, correspondence and other records of the Hatcher-McGinnis Law Firm, 1834-1930; family photographs; and...
Dates: 1834-1954

William Lyne Wilson (1843-1900) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1694
Overview Correspondence, diaries, writings, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous papers of Wilson, a private in the Twelfth Virginia Cavalry (Confederate), President of West Virginia University, 1882-1883, member of Congress, 1883-1895, Postmaster General, 1895-1897, author of the Wilson-Gorman Tariff, 1894, and President of Washington and Lee University, 1897-1900. The collection includes portions of the diaries covering the years 1862-1863, 1865, 1868-1870, 1877-1891, 1896-1899. Most of the...
Dates: 1862-1900

William Parker Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0156
Overview Letters, legal papers, and accounts of William Parker, Hampshire County, West Virginia. Included also are scattered papers of John P., Benjamin, and James Parker and Company. Letters originate from Virginia; Greene County, Illinois, 1859; and Pleasant Hill, Dallas County, Alabama, 1849. Subjects include doctors' fees; election of 1851 in Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan counties, and Frederick County, Virginia; prices of farm produce; and observations of Virginians newly settled in Illinois...
Dates: 1845-1886

William Smith O'Brien (1862-1948) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1105
Overview Correspondence, business and legal papers, notebooks, speeches, historical essays, genealogical records, clippings, and printed material of a Buckhannon lawyer, state jurist, member of Congress (1927-1929), and West Virginia Secretary of State (1933-1948). The collection also includes papers of O'Brien's father, Emmett J., a member of the state's first Constitutional Convention; letters from O'Brien's brother, Lieutenant A.L. O'Brien, 1874-1887, a West Point graduate serving at forts...
Dates: ca. 1830-1950