Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 115 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0139
Overview Official records of the American Legion post established at West Virginia University in 1945.
Collection Number: A&M.1545
Overview The by-laws, policies and administrative regulations of a non-profit corporation whose goal was to improve educational programs and add to the knowledge of the educative process for West Virginia and parts of the states of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee. There is also a listing of some staff members as well as inclusion of officer's vitas.
Collection Number: A&M.0970
Overview Diary of school teacher Bernie Hodges (later Mrs. John S. Barns; born June 23, 1873, died February 1, 1930), January 1 to June 18, 1893, regarding teaching, giving music lessons, visiting relatives, and riding horses, among other activities; there are also entries regarding a trip by boat from the [Burning] Springs to Parkersburg, and by train to Clarksburg and Buckhannon, and her decision to move to Ritchie County. There is also a shield-shaped metal insignia badge for Sergeant Thomas Rufus...
Collection Number: A&M.2229
Overview Microfilmed copy of a scrapbook outlining the history of college debating in West Virginia, 1933-1941. The scrapbook was prepared by Dr. Chapman and the Fairmont State College debate teams. Original is in the Fairmont State College Library.
Collection Number: A&M.1845
Overview Correspondence, poems, and clippings of a secondary and normal school librarian in Fairmont and West Liberty, West Virginia. Subjects include the West Virginia Library Association. There is one letter each from Mary Meek Atkeson and Waitman Barbe.
Collection Number: A&M.4403
Content Description Blacksville High School yearbook "The Tattler" (1919). Includes "large" photographs of faculty, students, and student groups; class history; humor; and other material. The town of Blacksville is located in Monongalia County, West Virginia.
Collection Number: A&M.2705
Overview Commemorative articles about Tuskegee Institute and its founder, the educator, Booker T. Washington. Also copies of a few articles by this renowned turn of the century leader of Afro-Americans and a copy of his autobiography, Up From Slavery. Also includes photographs of Washington and his family and facsimiles of his passport application and death certificate. This material reflects Washington's philosophy of economic self help for African-Americans.
Collection Number: A&M.0138
Overview Papers and volumes collected by Bradford Laidley pertaining to him and his family. Includes records of the Morgantown Presbyterian and Protestant Episcopal Church, genealogical information on the Rogers and Laidleys, a pioneer school book of Anne McKinnon, and a personal letter book of L. Wilcox of Kanawha Salines. Also includes three receipts for slaves purchased in Richmond, Virginia by Major W.A. Bradford(e).
Dates: ca. 1755-1991
Collection Number: A&M.1906
Overview Various subjects discussed include Indian attacks, turnpikes and taverns, the first telegraph system, natural gas illumination, Civil War manufacture of saltpeter, schools and economy in post-Civil War Charleston, salt and chemical industries, carrier pigeons, steamboats on the Kanawha River, and the coming of the railroad to Charleston. Persons mentioned include M.F. Maury, Jr., J.P. Hale, and J.Q. Dickinson.
Collection Number: A&M.1003
Scope and Contents Collection includes typescripts drafts of unpublished works, correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, and printer's picture plates. Unpublished typescript drafts are titled George Rodgers Clark Floyd of Logan County, West Virginia, and Huckleberry Ranger Lieutenant John Blue, Confederate. Also includes correspondence from Robert L. Floyd to Dr. Ambler regarding the Floyd family (1953-1957), and a manuscript titled ...
Dates: 1913, 1940-1942, 1951-1957