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Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Matthew Mansfield Neely (1874-1958), Politician, Papers

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,...
Dates: 1900-1954

Matthew Mansfield Neely (1874-1958), Politician, Scrapbooks

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.

Dates: 1900-1924

Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Archives

Collection Number: A&M 2632

Record books of Methodist Episcopal Church, South organizations in Fairmont, West Virginia, including three record volumes of the Finch's Run Sabbath School (1867-1895), a conference record volume of the Monumental Methodist Episcopal South Church, Fairmont Charge, Clarksburg district, Western Virginia conference (1900-12) and a church register of the Monumental South Church (1894-1966).

Dates: 1867-1966

Monongah Mines Relief Committee Records

Collection Number: A&M 1733
Overview The Monongah Mines Relief Committee was formed to collect and distribute funds for the widows and children of the 362 victims of the explosions at Monongah Mines No.6 and No.8, Marion County, West Virginia, on 6 December 1907. The collection includes correspondence and individual case files. These files contain age and place of birth of each victim; dependents' names, ages, and places of residence; and amount of each relief payment. There is a record of all contributions to the Relief...
Dates: 1907-1925

Nuzum Family Photographs

Collection Number: A&M 4288
Scope and Contents Collection of photographs from the Nuzum family of Fairmont and related families, including the Reed, Ferguson, Ostrowske, Winslow, and Diven families. The photographs include portraits and candid shots of mostly children, but also other family members. There are also portraits and candid shots of men in military uniform from World War I and World War II. Also contains greeting cards and the funeral book of Iva Nuzum. Most of the photographs include identifications and dates, though not all...
Dates: 1890-1975

Radio Station WMMN, Fairmont Program Logs

Collection Number: A&M 2993

Three program log books of a Fairmont radio station, WMMN which was one of the earliest radio stations in north central West Virginia. WMMN was noted for producing its own country and western music shows including the Sagebrush Roundup, Buddy Starcher, and Grandpa Jones. It sold the largest volume of on-air personal inquiry advertisements of any station in the country.

Dates: 1936-1941

Teamsters Local 175, Scrapbook and Diary

Collection Number: A&M 2284
Overview A scrapbook and personal diary of Volney Andrews, one-time president of Local 175, covering the years 1938-1949. There is material on disputes over the legitimacy of the AFL and the CIO especially as it was reflected in state regional labor councils and jurisdictional struggles in West Virginia between the United Mine Workers of America and the Progressive Mine Workers of America. Also mentioned are political concerns such as elections, congressional investigations of labor and foreign trade...
Dates: 1938-1949

Watson Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1949
Scope and Contents The collection includes manuscript materials (correspondence, land warrant, accounts, receipts, petition and will) and printed and typescript materials (invitations, broadside, newspaper and magazine clippings). Subjects of the various items include sale and survey of land; schools, churches, estates, comment on and description of agriculture, social and economic conditions in Kentucky, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, California, Morgantown, Fairmont, and...
Dates: 1694; 1783-1878; 1926

William O. Armstrong Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2176
Scope and Contents Letters, speeches, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia of Dr. William O. Armstrong, principal of Dunbar School, Fairmont, and the first Black student to attend the graduate school at West Virginia University. Includes correspondence, articles, speech scripts, and other material regarding Armstrong's involvement with the Marion County Public Library, Marion County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and other organizations. Also includes...
Dates: 1918-1919, 1936-1971