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Found in 100 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0013
Scope and Contents Collection materials contain letters received from 1865 to 1916, copies of letters sent, miscellaneous maps, business documents, and account books. Letters received arranged alphabetically and chronologically in boxes which are grouped as Business, Coal and Coke, H. G. Davis and Bro., Miscellaneous, Personal, politics, Railroads, Real Estate, and Timber; many of the volumes have complete indices of addresses.Among the correspondents are John D. Alderson, George W. Atkinson, W.H....
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;...
Collection Number: A&M.0631
Overview Business and personal correspondence of several members of the Holt and Keyes families of Barbour County, West Virginia, including Ben M., Charles, Samuel T.H., and Stephen Holt, and W.G. and Bertha Holt Keyes. The collection includes records of firms operated by these families, mainly the Keyes Lumber Company, the Holt Ice Company, and Holt's Mill; genealogical material on the Holt family; records relating to foundries, coal, coke, building supplies, general merchandise, farm and construction...
Collection Number: A&M.2139
Overview Correspondence and photographs used by Lee, who was a lawyer and attorney general of West Virginia, in the writing of his book, BLOODLETTING IN APPALACHIA, 1969, concerning the coalfields of West Virginia and the attempts by miners to unionize. The photographs show individuals, coal camps, mine guards, and scenes from the Paint Creek-Cabin Creek area in 1912-1913, Matewan, and Monongalia County during the 1925-1929 period. Correspondents include Gordon C. Felts, Coleman A. Hatfield, Henry D....
Collection Number: A&M.2503
Overview A collection of 400 letters, cards, petitions, telegrams, printed, and other similar items received and sent by U.S. Senator and Representatives Howard Sutherland (1865-1950) of West Virginia. The papers are part of Sutherland's constituent mail and are all concerned with the question of woman suffrage. The period covered is 1914-1919, and correspondence regarding both the Bristow-Mondell House Resolution, considered in Jan. 1915, and the Susan B. Anthony Amendment, voted upon 5 June 1919, is...
Collection Number: A&M.0469
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Dr. Israel C. White, 1904-1906, mainly concerning his activities as chief of the Brazilian Coal Commission; includes various coal analysis reports and a report on the fossil plant materials collection made in Brazil by Dr. White and Dr. Sexias; manuscript and typescript of "Notes of Explorations in Brazil"; and a passport issued to Dr. White signed by John Hay, 1904.
Collection Number: A&M.0710
Scope and Contents Personal and business records of Dr. Israel C. White, assistant geologist, Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 1876-1883; professor of geology West Virginia University, 1877-1892; assistant geologist, U. S. Geological Survey, 1884-1888; delegate to the International Geological Congresses, St. Petersburg, 1897-1927; and chief geologist of the Brazilian Coal Commission, 1904-1906. Included are family letters and pictures; also, diagram plans, and maps 1874-1941. Additional...
Collection Number: A&M.2481
Overview Personal and business correspondence, legal, and financial papers of J. Walton Thomas, of Troutdale, Virginia, part owner of Mt. Rogers Furniture Co. and coal speculator. Thomas was one of the early owners of the Antler Coal and Coke Co., of Antler Siding, West Virginia, which dealt with Pocahontas Smokeless Coal. There are several photographs in the collection, as well as pamphlets and broadsides.
Collection Number: A&M.0054
Overview Papers of a livestock broker, farmer, and merchant of Mingo Flats, Randolph County, who was associated with John T. McGraw in the development of Marlinton and the purchase and sale of land, coal, and timber in neighboring Pocahontas County. There are some items of Civil War interest, while the bulk of the correspondence relates to the marketing of ginseng, beeswax, wool, venison, animal pelts, and farm machinery. There is significant correspondence relating to state politics and railroads....
Dates: ca. 1840-1900
Collection Number: A&M.1146
Scope and Contents Family papers of Alexander Smith, Charles Edgar Brown, and Joseph Moreland; correspondence; materials relating to local history and Moreland's civic, social, religious, and professional activities. Typescript on the Union in West Virginia Coal Fields; a bound typescript on the History of the Various Courts of Monongalia County; and abstracts and legal papers of the Connellsville Basin Coke Company. Material also includes plats and maps relating to the residential and...