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United States -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Blakeslee White (1856-1941) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0110
Overview Business, political, and official correspondence of the eleventh governor, 1901-1905, of West Virginia. Owner and editor of the STATE JOURNAL, Parkersburg, 1881-1899, White was associated with many banking and manufacturing enterprises, and was tax commissioner of West Virginia in 1907 and 1908, collector of internal revenues in 1889, 1897, and 1921, and a Republican member of the legislature in 1926. Among the correspondents are G.W. Atkinson, Waitman T. Barbe, Calvin Coolidge, John J....

Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0040
Overview Papers of the eighth governor of West Virginia, 1890-1893, who was an attorney in Marion County, 1863-1867, a member of the House of Delegates, 1872-1875, a circuit judge, 1878-1888. Fleming was closely associated with James O. Watson in the development of the coal and railroad industry in the Monongahela Valley. There are scattered papers, including several hundred sermons of Benjamin F. Fleming (1810-1876); one common pleas book; two "Memorandum of Decisions" books from the law firm of A.B....

Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2265
Overview One common pleas book, and two "Memorandum of Decisions" books from the law firm of A.B. Fleming, plus a genealogical record of the Fleming family.

Aretas Brooks Fleming Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0568
Overview Papers of Aretas Brooks Fleming (1839-1923), the eighth governor of West Virginia, 1890-1893, who was an attorney in Marion County, 1863-1867, a member of the House of Delegates, 1872-1875, a circuit judge, 1878-1888. Fleming was closely associated with James O. Watson in the development of the coal and railroad industry in the Monongahela Valley. There are scattered papers, including several hundred sermons of Benjamin F. Fleming (1810-1876); one common pleas book; two "Memorandum of...

Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0104
Overview Personal and business papers of lawyer, U.S. Senator, circuit court judge, and first Governor of West Virginia, Arthur I. Boreman. Includes correspondence and legal and financial documents. Correspondence includes letters to and from Arthur's brother Jacob Boreman, as well as Francis H. Pierpont and George W. Summers. There are also letters and other documents relating to the taking and exchanging of hostages by the West Virginia government during the Civil War. See Scope and Content Note for...

Arthur I. Boreman Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0639
Overview Personal and business papers of Arthur I. Boreman (1823-1896), lawyer, U.S. senator, circuit court judge, and first governor of West Virginia. The bulk of the collection consists of papers relating to his judgeship and to the law firm of Boreman and Bullocks, Parkersburg, WV. Series include correspondence, notes on cases tried before Judge Boreman, envelope cases of material regarding legal cases in which Boreman was involved, financial material, and political and judicial printed material....

Congressman Harley O. Staggers Sr. papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0913
Overview Papers of West Virginia Congressman Harley O. Staggers. Includes legislative files, correspondence, reports, bills, speeches, resolutions, news releases, and invitations. There are records of the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce which Staggers chaired. There are also copies of bills regarding banking, broadcasting, clean air, education, finance, international relations, the judiciary, public works, and trade. (Box 68, folder 22, contains legislative material pertaining to...

Ephraim F. Morgan (1869-1950) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0203
Scope and Contents The official correspondence, reports, maps, proclamations, and speeches originating in or received by the office of Governor E. F. Morgan; much of the material relates to the State Police, industrial unrest, and roadbuilding.

Ephraim F. Morgan (1869-1950) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1660
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings concerning the administration of the 16th Governor of West Virginia, the launching of the U.S.S. West Virginia, and the building of present Executive Mansion

Ephraim F. Morgan Photograph

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Collection Number: A&M.0173
Overview Photograph of Ephraim Franklin Morgan (1869-1950), 16th Governor of West Virginia (1921-1925). He was preceded in office by John J. Cornwell and succeeded by Howard M. Gore. Morgan entered office at a time of conflict between coal miners and their employers, culminating in 1921 in the armed miners' march and the Battle of Blair Mountain.