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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

David W. Gall (1851-1939) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1360

Account books, letter copy book, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings of the founder and editor of the Philippi JEFFERSONIAN-PLAINDEALER, lawyer, and Democratic state senator. Topics covered include the early history of Philippi, the wartime death of Gall's sons in 1915 and 1917, financial affairs of the newspaper, and Gall's column Washington Special written from the nation's Capitol and published in several West Virginia newspapers.

Dates: 1884-1935

Ephemera Collection

Collection Number: A&M 2116
Overview Paper ephemera, including: illustrated letterhead titled "Offices of J.W. Wiles" featuring portrait of J.W. Wiles and photo of the "Wiles Block" building in Morgantown, WV; there is also letterhead for the "Star Glass Company" and "Union Realty and Development Co.," both of Morgantown; illustrated envelopes for the "Hotel Morgan" of Morgantown, "The Waldo" of Clarksburg, and "The Ruffner" of Charleston. Signed calling card of J.W. Wiles. There is an extensive collection of greeting cards,...
Dates: ca. 1900-1993; Majority of material found within 1900-1930

Fred W. Gray Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1573

Correspondence and notes of a Philippi botanist, who worked in the field of cryptograms, particularly the study of lichens and cladoniae.

Dates: 1922-1940

Holt Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0628

Papers of Samuel T.H. Holt, and other members of the Holt family of Philippi, West Virginia. There are deeds centering in Randolph, Barbour, and Tucker counties; correspondence; a medical prescription; and a clipping on Whitescarver Hall, Broaddus Institute, Philippi. Mention is made of the Wheeling Development Company.

Dates: 1887-1926

Rufus A. West, Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0576
Scope and Contents Manuscript and printed material, and pictures collected by Rufus A. West, a Morgantown antiquarian and faculty member of the College of Engineering, West Virginia University. There are also a small number of Mr. West’s personal papers, consisting of letters concerning West Virginia University College of Engineering, Oak Grove Cemetery Association, and the Wesley Methodist Church, all of Morgantown, and business records of the Town Hill Service Station, owned by Mr. West. The...
Dates: 1774; 1780; 1830-1952

Thomas A. Morris Records

Collection Number: A&M 1502
Overview Copies of general orders, circulars, and letters, issued and received by Brigadier General Morris of the First Brigade, Indiana Volunteers, from May through July 1861. Most of the orders and letters pertain to the military operations of the United States Volunteers in western Virginia under the command of General George B. McClellan during the months of June and July. Morris was at Grafton, Philippi, Laurel Hill, Corricks Ford, and Cheat Mountain. Correspondents include General George B....
Dates: 1861

W.T. Ice Jr. Journal

Collection Number: A&M 1419

Detailed account book of a Philippi attorney which gives names and explanations of Ice's financial affairs.

Dates: 1908-1932