Morgantown - Newspapers.
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2290
Overview Correspondence, pamphlets, leaflets, manuals, and other material relating to the establishment and organization of an employee's union at the West Virginia Newspaper Publishing Company, publisher of the Morgantown Post and The Dominion News.
Collection Number: A&M.4060
Overview Two original issues of the Morgantown newspaper "The Monongalia Gazette", dated 9 June 1804 and 6 October 1809. This newspaper, which began publication in 1804, was the first to be published west of the Alleghenies. Both newspapers consist of four pages. The 1804 issue is complete, and is titled "The Monongalia Gazette, and Morgantown Weekly Advertiser". The 1809 issue is missing a small part of the second leaf (pages three and four).
Dates: 1804, 1809
Collection Number: A&M.0949
Overview Article written by Donovan H. Bond entitled Frustrated Enterprise: Morgantown's Newspapers - The First Sixty Years. The struggles that newspapers encountered in the beginning years (1804-64) is discussed. Material covers the years 1780-1933.
Collection Number: A&M.4098
Overview A special edition issue of the Morgantown Post Chronicle newspaper, referred to as an "Industrial Edition". This publication contains articles regarding prominent citizens and businesses and was intended to promote commerce. Pages 1-8 of the publication are missing.
Collection Number: A&M.2032
Overview Papers of a Morgantown lawyer and state legislator. Includes political correspondence of William Moreland addressing issues ranging from abortion to coal mining with a majority of the papers regarding the operation of state bureaucracy and the importance of organized labor in West Virginia. Addendum of 2010/10/29 includes Moreland's World War II (WWII) service records, family genealogy, and family photographs. Addenda of 2011/03/21 and 2011/06/20 include papers of William Moreland, and papers...
Collection Number: A&M.1447
Scope and Contents Correspondence, speeches, and public papers of West Virginia's 13th governor. Papers deal primarily with the presidential election of 1904 in West Virginia; West Virginia Republican politics, 1904-1905; and Glasscock's role as Collector of Internal Revenues for West Virginia.Correspondents include William M.O. Dawson, Stephen B. Elkins, Elliott Northcott, Nathan B. Scott, and Harry C. Woodyard.Collection contains the papers of William L. Russell, general manager, and...
Collection Number: A&M.4002
Overview Letter from W. M. McLelland, the editor of the Monongalian newspaper of Morgantown, (West) Virginia to F. P. Blair of Washington, D.C. The letter is dated 13 December 1833. McLelland writes that his printing presses were taken away from him; however, he retained the subscription list and title. McLelland expresses his desire to start a new newpaper, titled the Monongalia Farmer. He also writes about his rival newspaper, which was opposed to President Andrew Jackson's veto of the Bank of the...