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Found in 82 Collections and/or Records:

Helen Holt Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1858
Overview Papers of Helen Louise (Froelich) Holt (1913-2015) relating to her personal, educational, and political activities. Types of material include publications, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera, among others. The collection is divided into five series: Personal and Political Papers (1912-2015 and undated), Press and Media Activity (1937-2008 and undated), State Government Papers (1955-1960), Federal Government Papers (1960-1984 and undated), and Rush Dew Holt, Jr. Papers...

Henry Dans Ward Diary

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Collection Number: A&M.0441
Overview A journal kept by Henry Dans Ward while rector of the St. John's and St. Luke's Episcopal churches in Charleston and Malden and as proprietor of a school in New York. From 1843 through 1857 there are notes on churches and social, economic, and political affairs in the Kanawha Valley. Accounts for school and household expenses in New York cover the years, 1858-1862.

Henry Ruffner (1790-1861) and William Henry (1824-1908) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1942
Overview Pamphlets include Henry Ruffner's antislavery pamphlet, 1847, and his Union speech, 1856. Subjects of the manuscripts and correspondence include family history; travel; Kanawha Salt Works; schools in Virginia and Kanawha County; Lane Seminary Library; Presbyterian Church; slavery, coal, gas, iron, and timber; Johns Hopkins, Washington and Lee, Harvard, Hobart, Cornell, and Hampden-Sydney colleges; Greenbrier County; Alabama; election of 1904; University of Virginia; Kanawha Valley floods;...

Hubbard Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0805
Scope and Contents Papers, mainly correspondence, of the Hubbard family of New Haven and Litchfield, Connecticut and Wheeling, West Virginia. There are several hundred letters which document the growth of the family and its business enterprises in Wheeling. Correspondents include Gad Smith, Dana Hubbard, Chester D. Hubbard, General John Hubbard, Roger Dorman, H Moran, William P. Hubbard, Dana L. Hubbard, Stephen B. Elkins, John W. Mason, and Waitman T. Willey. There are a number of letters written in...

Hubbard Family Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1316
Scope and Contents Holograph essay by Chester D. Hubbard on languages, dated 1838, and his certificate of membership in a literary society at Wesleyan College, dated 1836.

Hugh Sayre, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2436
Overview Correspondence, miscellaneous family papers, nineteenth century school records, ledgers, bank books, and memorabilia of Hugh F. Sayre and family of Parkersburg, Reedy, St. Marys and West Creek, West Virginia. Some material relates to oil and gas leases on the Sayre family farm and Sayre's invention of a scientific alphabet called EBDECORD.

J.A. Earl, Compiler, Historical Sketches (Typescript)

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Collection Number: A&M.1140
Overview These historical sketches compiled by J.A. Earl include "The History of Methodism in West Union and Doddridge County, 1778-1958," "The Life of Joseph H. Diss Debar," and "A Biographical History of Schools and Education in Doddridge County, 1883" (on microfilm). Also includes "A Hundred Years of Doddridge County History," by Louis Edwin Jones.

Jacob I. Hill Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0377
Overview A contract signed by Hill to teach Latin, Greek, and mathematics in the Huttonsville Academy in 1858; an amnesty oath and other papers signed by Hill, a captain in the Confederate Army; a certificate of election as superintendent of schools in Randolph County, West Virginia, 1873; and other papers.

James Howard Patterson Diaries

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Collection Number: A&M.2866
Overview Eleven years of diaries of James Howard Patterson, a Glen Roy, Ohio, teacher. Describes weather, daily school routines and lessons, and general affairs of his personal and social life. Diaries are for years 1904, 1911, 1913, 1921, 1926, 1928, 1929, 1931, 1938, and 1944.

J.B.F. Yoak, Jr., Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1759
Overview Histories and recollections of churches, schools, and early settlers in Mercer, Wayne, Jackson, and Lewis counties, by W.M. King. Communities or areas covered include Athens, Wayne, Cow Run, Antioch, Cherry Grove, and Smith Run. There is also an article on Aracoma Lodge, No.99, A.F. and A.M.