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Politicians -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Herman Guy Kump (1877-1962), Lawyer and Politician, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1609
Scope and Contents Correspondence, legal papers, speeches, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a Randolph County prosecuting attorney, mayor of Elkins, judge of the Twenty-second Judicial Circuit, Democratic politician, and state governor, 1933-1937.Subjects include John T. McGraw's senate contest, 1911; Canadian Reciprocity Agreement, 1911; women suffrage; State Prohibition Amendment, 1911-1912; VIRGINIA v. WEST VIRGINIA; Joseph Brown lynch case; New Deal operations and agencies in the...
Dates: 1883-1960

Homer Adams Holt (1898-1975) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1450
Scope and Contents Correspondence, messages, and state papers of West Virginia's twentieth governor, 1937-1941, and manuscript drafts of "West Virginia: A Guide to the Mountain State (1941)," the Works Project Administration's Federal Writer's Project's work on West Virginia. Also included are assorted speeches and addresses given by Holt, newspaper clippings and articles regarding Holt's successor as Governor of West Virginia, Matthew Neely, and other political figures, and correspondence with governors from...
Dates: 1937-1944

Rush Dew Holt (1905-1955) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0873
Overview Papers of Rush Dew Holt, Sr. (1905-1955) relating to his personal and political activities. Types of material include publications, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera, among others. The collection is divided into six series: Personal and Political Papers (1840-2000 and undated), Artifacts (1939-1952 and undated), Legislative Records (1920-1955 and undated), Constituent Services (1923-1954 and undated), Press and Media Activity (1925-2003 and undated), and Administrative Files...
Dates: 1840-2003; Majority of material found within 1918-1955

West Virginia Governors' Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1977
Scope and Contents General correspondence and papers, ca. 1929-1964, of Governors William G. Conley (18th Governor, in office 1929-1933), Herman G. Kump (19th Governor, in office 1933-1937), Homer A. Holt (20th Governor, in office 1937-1941), Matthew M. Neely (21st Governor, in office 1941-1945), Clarence W. Meadows (22nd Governor, in office 1945-1949), Okey Patteson (23rd Governor, in office 1949-1953), William C. Marland (24th Governor, in office 1953-1957), Cecil H. Underwood (25th Governor, in office...
Dates: ca. 1929-1964