Religion. SEE ALSO Churches.
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1236
Overview The papers of a member of the English faculty of West Virginia University, 1902-1946, including: his notes and essays written while a student at Marietta College; lecture notes, outlines, and bibliographies used in his English courses; addresses given at various clubs and civic organizations; religious talks; departmental reports; and notes and papers regarding his estate. There is a detailed index to the papers prepared by Professor Johnson.
Collection Number: A&M.1146
Scope and Contents Family papers of Alexander Smith, Charles Edgar Brown, and Joseph Moreland; correspondence; materials relating to local history and Moreland's civic, social, religious, and professional activities. Typescript on the Union in West Virginia Coal Fields; a bound typescript on the History of the Various Courts of Monongalia County; and abstracts and legal papers of the Connellsville Basin Coke Company. Material also includes plats and maps relating to the residential and...
Collection Number: A&M.1717
Overview Journal of John Smith, Methodist circuit rider, concerning his work on the Greenbrier Circuit in West Virginia, 1787 and 1788; the Redstone Circuit in western Pennsylvania and western Virginia, 1786-1787; and the Holston Circuit in 1787. Smith preached Calvinist doctrines of unconditional election, reprobation, and perseverance. There is a typescript, "Greenbrier Circuit - Its First Year; 1787-1788," by the Reverend Lawrence Sherwood, based on the Smith journal.
Dates: 1786-1788, 1963
Collection Number: A&M.2624
Overview Articles, broadsides, and other materials concerning selection of textbooks for the public schools of Kanawha County, West Virginia. The controversy involved confrontation between Christian fundamentalists and liberals over educational policy.
Collection Number: A&M.2114
Overview Correspondence between Dr. Chrisman, professor of English at West Virginia Wesleyan College, and Dr. Edgar Wesley, professor of education at the University of Minnesota. Subjects include education, religion, politics, Dr. C.H. Ambler, West Virginia Wesleyan College, and West Virginia University.
Collection Number: A&M.2931
Overview Written by an unidentified Protestant Episcopal minister as a record of his journey from Upper Marlboro, Maryland, to Randolph County, West Virginia, to inspect a parcel of land that he had acquired. Documents early West Virginia travel, accommodations, and religious practices. Specifically mentioned are Georgetown, Frederick Town, Harpers Ferry, Potomac River, Old Town, Fort Cumberland, Allegheny River, Morgantown, and Bath. Subjects include: Methodism, Baptists, the Episcopalian Church, the...
Collection Number: A&M.1110
Scope and Contents Correspondence, manuscripts, notes and notebooks, diaries, press clippings, photographs, and printed material of a West Virginia essayist, short-story writer, poet and novelist, who won the first O. Henry Memorial Prize in 1919 for her short story, "England to America." The papers include correspondence from editors, publishers, agents and critics; readers' correspondence; family letters; manuscripts of short stories and other works; outlines, plots, and drafts; and diaries and notebooks...
Collection Number: A&M.0830
Collection Number: A&M.2770
Overview Correspondence, newsletters, financial reports and records of meetings. Subjects covered include missions, Christian education, mental health, world peace, and radio and television ministries.
Collection Number: A&M.1073
Overview Correspondence of Martha Brand Wolfe and Charles M. Wolfe, who operated a small farm at Morgantown. The papers include some old Monongalia County land deeds of Charles I. Brand; letters from evangelists Dr. R.E.L. Jarvis and Dr. Edward D. Fellers, together with letters of Mrs. Wolfe on religion. There are also Christmas cards, local news clippings, two Brand family autograph albums, family photographs, and a newspaper clipping book, 1881-1905.