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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Forest Charles Sammons Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1522

Manuscript writings of Sammons, a Huntington contractor and founder of the West Virginia Anti-Communist League. Sammons, a businessman and self-described "amateur political economist" discusses his views regarding communism, free enterprise, and constitutional law.

Dates: ca. 1939-1940

George Seldon Wallace (1871-1963) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1710
Overview Papers of a Huntington attorney, member of the West Virginia National Guard, 1909-1916, employee of the C&O Railway Company, president of the Union Bank and Trust Company of Huntington, president of the Ben Lomond Company, president of the Blackberry, Kentucky and West Virginia Coal and Coke Company, attorney for Central City, prosecuting attorney of Cabell County, 1905-1908, chairman of a county Democratic committee, and delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 1912. Wallace...
Dates: 1898-1963

Huntington District Labor Council, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2285
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memoranda, circulars, pamphlets, financial records, and other papers of the Huntington District Labor Council, United Steelworkers Local 1652, and some other local unions. The collection also contains CIO-PAC material, including educational and campaign material.

Dates: 1943-1965

James S. Lakin (b. 1864), West Virginia State Board of Control, Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 1758
Overview Correspondence of a member and president, 1921-1929, of the West Virginia State Board of Control, which directed the financial operations of all state institutions from 1909 to 1933. Most of the letters are between Lakin and Dr. Henry D. Hatfield; subjects include medical and hospital affairs, the Greater Huntington Hospital Association, the Kessler-Hatfield Hospital in Huntington, and applications for political office. There are occasional references to politics and business conditions....
Dates: 1912-1933

Maria Schwald, Diary Regarding Cruise Along the Ohio River

Collection Number: A&M 4359
Content Description Typescript of a diary kept by Maria Schwald chronicling her cruise on the Ohio River aboard the steamboat Gordon C. Greene, including her visits to Huntington, Pittsburgh, and Cincinnati along the way. Schwald went on her trip in late July and travelled with "Two Pfisters, an Arnold, and two Schwalds", her relatives and close companions who were collectively nicknamed the "quintuplets". Typescript is bound with ribbon; a postcard depicting the Gordon C. Greene is pasted onto the...
Dates: 1935-1952

West Virginia Human Rights Commission Archives

Collection Number: A&M 1887
Overview Papers of Thomas W. Gavett, Chairman of the Commission. Subjects covered include: surveys of equal employment opportunities, newspaper clippings, material from the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, correspondence regarding non-discriminatory college applications for West Virginia institutions of higher learning, memoranda from the executive director to commission members, minutes of meetings, hearings, West Virginia Interracial Commission created by Governor M.M. Neely, West Virginia...
Dates: 1961-1966

William H. Newcomb, (b.1870), Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1282

Papers of a Huntington dry goods merchant, W.H. Newcomb, include a domestic diary, 1865, kept by his mother, Emily Cox of Guyandotte, and a clipping scrapbook pertaining to the Newcomb family and the Anderson-Newcomb Department Store. The scrapbook contains obituary notices, society notes, local history items, and an autographed letter from Theodore Roosevelt to W. Barkla, dated 20 October 1900.

Dates: 1865-1931