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Morgantown (W. Va.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:

Dennis Bidwell, Collector, Memorabilia from Inaugural Season of West Virginia Black Bears Baseball Team

Collection Number: A&M 4187

Memorabilia from the inaugural season of the West Virginia Black Bears baseball team, including tickets, season schedules, photographs, promotional material, and two souvenir towels printed with the team logo. The West Virginia Black Bears are a Minor League Baseball team based in Morgantown, West Virginia. The team played their first season in 2015.

Dates: 2015

Dolores Fleming, Collector, Miscellaneous Morgantown Items

Collection Number: A&M 3436
Overview Miscellaneous Morgantown items: two Geological Survey maps including the Point Marion-Morgantown area; stationery and two postcards for Jamison Cattle Dealers (ca. 1920s?); three photos of auto parts store (ca. 1940s?); sales contract for motor trucks (1918); Morgantown High School commencement programs (1891,1898); two maps for "Suncrest Park" (1927) and "Suncrest Lake Addition" (undated); oral history transcript of Walter L. Hart, editor of Dominion News, by JFK Library regarding DC...
Dates: 1891-1964

Donovan Bond, Journalism Professor, Personal and Professional Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3889
Overview Correspondence, publications, printed material, research material, photographs, and clippings of former West Virginia University professor of journalism and Director of Development Donovan Bond (9 February 1921 - 12 June 1995) of Morgantown, West Virginia. Main topics include West Virginia University-related material, including Bond's involvement in Phi Sigma Kappa; genealogy on several early West Virginia families, including Bond, Dent, Core, McWhorter, Romine, Hiner, Scott, Maxson, and...
Dates: 1861-1998; Majority of material found within ca. 1914-1980

Doris V. Welsh, Compiler, Varner and Darrah Families Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3899
Overview Correspondence of the Varner and Darrah families. Folder 1 includes original manuscript letters to and from members of the two families (1870-1884). Folder 2 includes manuscript genealogical information from the Varner family bible, and typed transcripts of the papers of the Varner family of Monongalia County, West Virginia, dating from 1775 to 1918, which includes correspondence with the Darrahs. The two families were related. For additional materials related to the Varner family, please...
Dates: 1775-1918

Double X Club of Morgantown, Archives

Collection Number: A&M 1828
Scope and Contents

Archives of the Double X Club of Morgantown, an organization of business and professional men organized in 1924. This collection includes meeting minutes, programs, financial records, major papers, and other material. It also includes presentation made to Double X Club on local history.

Dates: 1924-1977

E. L. Mathers and Max Mathers, Compilers, Monongalia County Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 1007

A scrapbook compiled by E.L. Mathers and Max Mathers, dealing with Morgantown and Monongalia County. There are photographs and newspaper clippings concerning civic, military, and social organizations; taverns and hotels; churches and schools; marriages and deaths; historic houses, early buildings, business places, and river navigation; and biographical sketches.

Dates: 1838-1951

Earl L. Core (1902-1984) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1730
Scope and Contents Original Accession; 1756-1985; boxes 1-21 and two oversize folders Records of Earl L. Core, botanist, writer, editor, historian, and West Virginia University professor and Biology Department Head. Includes the correspondence, collected research materials, and writings of Dr. Core. The earliest correspondence, 1951-1960, deals mostly with his role as a botanist and West Virginia University Botany Department chair, and includes letters both to and from Dr. Core. Later...
Dates: 1756-1985

Earl L. Core (1902-1984) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1556
Scope and Contents Office files and correspondence of Dr. Core, head of the Biology Department, editor of Castanea, and well-known biologist. Collection includes multiple addenda, all of which have been interfiled except for the addendum of 1978/01/17.Includes personal and business correspondence from the time Dr. Core served as Chairman of the WVU Department of Biology (ca. 1951-1969). Some correspondence (1967-1969) pertains to the Morgantown Public...
Dates: 1928, 1948-1978

Earl L. Core (1902-1985) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1197
Scope and Contents The office files of Dr. Core, Head, Department of Biology, contain personal and professional correspondence. The papers deal with his work in the field of botany: as Curator of the Herbarium; as organizer of the Appalachian Botanical Club and editor of its journal, Castanea; and in various phases of botanical research. Some of the correspondence deals with academic duties and activities, and also reflects his interests in religious,...
Dates: 1920-1951 and undated

E.C. Smith, Student, Diary Regarding Experiences While at West Virginia University

Collection Number: A&M 5125
Scope and Contents Diary by E.C. Smith, a student at West Virginia University (WVU), regarding his experiences in 1874. Activities documented include academic (preparing papers, Greek and Latin studies, reading Charles Darwin, etc.), literary society (elections, debates, recitations), military cadet (drills, lectures, marching), and Methodist Episcopal Church events (including sermons and other activities). He also attended a commencement (June 18). Recreational and social activities are also recorded,...
Dates: 1874