Politicians -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0526
Overview Photocopies of correspondence relating to Francis H. Pierpont's law license in Mississippi and Virginia, and an early (1784) Virginia deed to John Pierpont (likely grandfather of Francis).
Dates: 1784-1842; Majority of material found within 1841-1842
Collection Number: A&M.0559
Overview Note supposedly written by Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) of Monongalia and Marion Counties, West Virginia, who served as governor of the Restored Government of Virginia during the Civil War. The note outlines the steps to be taken upon the adoption of the Ordinance of Secession, including the convening of a second convention on June 11 and rules about the number of representatives allowed for each county. It may be a draft of a resolution proposed by the Committee on State and Federal...
Dates: ca. 1861
Collection Number: A&M.2862
Overview Arch Alfred Moore Jr. (b. 1923) served two consecutive terms as Governor of West Virginia from 1969-1977 and a third term from 1985-1989. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection for governor in 1988. Previously, he was elected as a Republican to five terms in the United States House of Representatives, serving from January 3, 1957-January 3, 1969. He was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-first Congress in 1968. He died on January 7, 2015, in Charleston, WV. The Arch A. Moore...
Collection Number: A&M.3106
Collection Number: A&M.0491
Overview Contains a typescript script of a radio broadcast by Senator Kilgore and David C. Mearns concerning the Lincoln papers in the Library of Congress.
Collection Number: A&M.1500
Scope and Contents Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. Contains material on the Senate Judiciary Committee and its various subcommittees including the anti-monopoly, internal security, and immigration groups. Other papers deal regard the Special Committee Investigating the National Defense Program (also known as the Truman Committee), West Virginia elections, and the National Guard. There is one box of campaign materials and various speeches.Correspondents include Bernard M....
Dates: 1890, 1937-1956
Collection Number: A&M.0967
Scope and Contents Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. Includes typescripts, correspondence, printed materials, clippings, broadsides, and a photograph. Topics include congressional bills and legislation on diverse subjects; committees with which Kilgore was involved, including the Senate Military Affairs Subcommittee on War Mobilization, the Special Committee Investigating the National Defense Program (also known as the Truman Committee), the Committee on Military Affairs, and the...
Collection Number: A&M.1108
Overview Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. This collection includes typescripts, manuscripts, correspondence, and printed material. The majority of the collection pertains to domestic affairs topics, including political campaigns, the Rosier-Martin contest for the Senate in 1941, bills introduced or sponsored by Kilgore, papers dealing with his activities as juvenile judge, and papers relating to various organizations and societies. Most of these papers relate to individuals,...
Collection Number: A&M.3143
Overview Papers of Harley M. Kilgore, U.S. Senator from West Virginia. Includes typescripts, clippings, printed materials, and correspondence regarding U.S. Senate voting and campaigning; the Senate Judiciary Committee; correspondence with Federal government agencies, various individuals, and West Virginia state agencies; Senate legislation on a variety of topics, including appropriation, education, health, and housing; various West Virginia subjects and individuals; Kilgore's speeches, press releases,...
Dates: ca. 1927-1956, undated
Collection Number: A&M.3335
Scope and Contents Papers of WV Senator Harley M. Kilgore. This collection includes correspondence, news clippings, facsimiles and translations of German-language Nazi banking correspondence, legislative files, and speeches.Series include: Series 1. Correspondence, 1943–1950 (box 1) Series 2. Press Releases, 1945–1946 (box 1) Series 3. News Clippings, 1944–1946 (box 1) Series 4. German Documents, 1933–1943 (box 2) Series 5. Legislation, 1939–1946 (box 3) Series 6. Case File,...