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Politicians -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

Nathan Goff, Jr. (1843-1920) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1940
Overview Professional correspondence, newspaper clipping, manuscript notes, and speech of West Virginia politician Nathan Goff, Jr. (1843-1920). 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 letters and telegram are in a series written in August, 1876; correspondents are Nathan Goff and...

Patteson-Carone Collection

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Collection Number: A&M.3421
Overview Papers used by Patrick Carone for his thesis "Governor as a Legislator in West Virginia" (1969). Includes 11 scrapbooks maintained by West Virginia Governor Okey L. Patteson's press officer documenting Patteson's election campaign (1948), subsequent public relations activities as Governor (1949-52), and life after his Governorship (1953-58). The scrapbooks contain clippings, photographs, programs, tickets, and buttons; topics include annual governor's conferences, festivals, football games,...

Peter Godwin Van Winkle (1808-1872) Letter

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Collection Number: A&M.0018
Overview Letter from 1842 authored by Peter G. Van Winkle (1808-1872) regarding business and political matters. Van Winkle was a Parkersburg attorney, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851, member of the Second Wheeling Convention of 1861, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1861-1862, legislator from Wood County in 1863, U.S. Senator from 1863-1869, and participant in West Virginia railroad and business enterprises. Contains original manuscript and typescript copy of a letter...

Peter Godwin Van Winkle (1808-1872), Letter and Receipt for Stock

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Collection Number: A&M.0142
Overview Four page letter, and receipt for stock, of Peter G. Van Winkle (1808-1872), a Parkersburg attorney, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851, member of the Second Wheeling Convention of 1861, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1861-1862, legislator from Wood County in 1863, U.S. Senator from 1863-1869, and participant in West Virginia railroad and business enterprises. The four page manuscript letter with envelope is from Van Winkle, Baltimore, Maryland, to George O....

Peter Godwin Van Winkle (1808-1872) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0136
Overview Personal papers and scrapbooks of Peter G. Van Winkle (1808-1872), a Parkersburg attorney, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1850-1851, member of the Second Wheeling Convention of 1861, delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1861-1862, legislator from Wood County in 1863, U.S. Senator from 1863-1869, and participant in West Virginia railroad and business enterprises. Includes manuscripts speeches, essays, correspondence, and three scrapbooks of newspaper clippings. Highlights...

Political Campaigns and Elections Material

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Collection Number: A&M.2818
Overview Buttons, pins, and stickers for West Virginia political campaigns, including Gubernatorial and Senatorial races. Politicians represented include William Barron, Robert Byrd, Darrell McGraw, Mollohan, Arch Moore, Okey Patteson, Charlotte Pritt, Jennings Randolph, Jay Rockefeller, Jim Spouse, and Cecil Underwood.

Rush Dew Holt (1905-1955) Papers

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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...

Rush Dew Holt (1905-1955) Papers, Court Record Featuring Stonewall Jackson

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Collection Number: A&M.3943
Overview Lewis County debt record featuring Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson as Constable to collect money from Jonathan E. Bennett owed to J. Holt. Does not include original signature of Stonewall Jackson.

Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV papers

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Collection Number: A&M-4050
Abstract John Davison (Jay) Rockefeller IV (b. 1937) represented West Virginia in the United States Senate for five terms. He was elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-ninth Congress and served from January 15, 1985, to January 3, 2015. He was not a candidate for reelection in 2014. Rockefeller previously served in the West Virginia House of Delegates (1966-1968); as Secretary of State of West Virginia (1968-1972); president of West Virginia Wesleyan College (1973-1976); and Governor of West Virginia...

Stephen B. Elkins Collection

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Collection Number: A&M.0053
Overview Stephen Benton Elkins (b. 1841) represented West Virginia in the United States Senate as a Republican from 1895-1911. Prior to his Senate service, Elkins served in the Union Army during the Civil War as a captain in the Kansas Militia. He practiced law in the Territory of New Mexico in 1864 and served as a member of the Territorial House of Representatives, 1864-1865. He was the district attorney for the Territory from 1866-1867, and the United States district attorney for the Territory from...