Politicians -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0198
Scope and Contents The official papers of the 17th governor of West Virginia. Gore's career began in World War I when he was assistant food administrator in West Virginia; and in 1921 he went to Washington as a livestock appraiser and specialist in marketing livestock in the Department of Agriculture; he was appointed Assistant Secretary of Agriculture, and upon the Death of Henry C. Wallace, was made Secretary of Agriculture (November 22, 1924- March 4, 1925). In addition to his papers as Governor, other series...
Collection Number: A&M.2170
Overview Official papers of Gov. Hulett C. Smith's administration covering budgetary, state agency and institutional matters, recommendations and proposed legislation. Prominent topics dealt with are crime, federal aid, locks and dams, mental health and pollution. There is correspondence with: Health, Education and Welfare, Housing and Urban Development, Office of Economic Opportunity of the United States government; the Democratic party on the county and national level; the National Governors...
Collection Number: A&M.1813
Collection Number: A&M.0952
Overview Papers of the fifteenth governor of West Virginia who was a newspaper publisher in Romney, an orchardman, lawyer, and counsel for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. There are a few papers of W.B. Cornwell. The collection includes: personal and business correspondence, 1896-1953; correspondence as governor, 1916-1922; legal papers, ca.1843-1916; and material relating to "Cornwell Day," 1931; Baltimore and Ohio and other railroads; Romney Orchard Company, ca.1916-1919; South Branch Development...
Collection Number: A&M.1414
Scope and Contents Papers of Matthew Neely, a politician who had a long career as senator, congressman, governor, and Democratic political boss. Collection includes speeches, correspondence, pamphlets, legal papers, photographs, and copies of the Congressional Record . There are also newspaper clipping scrapbooks covering the years 1928-1954 (on five reels of microfilm). Neely had a long career, including law student at West Virginia University, Marion County lawyer, mayor of Fairmont, congressman, 1913-1921,...
Collection Number: A&M.1353
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings on Neely's controversy as a law student at WVU, and his subsequent career as a lawyer, Mayor of Fairmont, Congressman, and United States Senator.
Collection Number: A&M.1384
Scope and Contents The two volumes of newspaper clippings cover the years 1913-1916, and 1922-1927 and are concerned with Neely's activities as Congressman and Senator, including his abortive attempt to have Judge A. G. Dayton impeached. There are also two volumes of speeches (clippings from the Congressional Record) for years 1926-1928, and 1931-1932.
Collection Number: A&M.3753
Collection Number: A&M.0213
Overview Correspondence, letter books, newspapers, pamphlets, and papers on suits that were tried before Judge Nathan Goff (1843-1920) while he was serving as a U.S. District Attorney and a judge of the U.S. Circuit Court. Goff's career included terms as West Virginia Legislator (1867-1868), U.S. district attorney for West Virginia (1868), Secretary of the Navy (1881), U.S. Congressman (1883-1889), federal judge in the U.S. Fourth Circuit (1892-1911), and U.S. Senator (1913-1919). The majority of the...
Collection Number: A&M.0953
Overview Negative photostats of letters of Nathan Goff, Jr. (1843-1920), as Secretary of the Navy, to President Rutherford B. Hayes. Goff's career included terms as West Virginia Legislator (1867-1868), U.S. district attorney for West Virginia (1868), Secretary of the Navy (1881), U.S. Congressman (1883-1889), federal judge in the U.S. Fourth Circuit (1892-1911), and U.S. Senator (1913-1919).