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Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Canaan Valley Alliance Records

Collection Number: A&M 2781
Overview The correspondence, newsletters, photographs and brochures with related news clippings and government publications of a non-profit conservation organization, the Canaan Valley Alliance, formed to oppose the Allegheny Power Company's proposed Davis Power Project. The Project would have built a dam and created a lake in Canaan Valley displacing its original wetlands. The records document the mobilization of an effective campaign on an ecological issue. The Alliance, together with other...
Dates: 1979-1984

Civilian Conservation Corps, Camp Diary

Collection Number: A&M 2950

Diary and photographs of Willard C. Westfall of Little Otter, West Virginia, who served with the Civilian Conservation Corps at Camp P-57 at Rupert, West Virginia. The journal begins with his training at Fort Knox and ends with his discharge from the Corps; it details day to day life in the camp. Also included is a songbook, "Standard Songs, Old and New", which was used in camp.

Dates: 1933-1934

Civilian Conservation Corps, Scrapbook by Ivan C. Owens

Collection Number: A&M 2788
Overview A scrapbook of the Civilian Conservation Corps - Soil Conservation Service kept by Ivan C. Owens, an agriculture extension agent and a soil erosion expert who became a soil conservation officer in charge of control projects. He headed area, district and state conservation offices for the U. S. Department of Agriculture in West Virginia. It contains clippings about the voluntary establishment by election of soil conservation districts formed by in-state farmers. Also there are clippings about...
Dates: 1935-1945

Daniel Hale, Physician and Conservationist, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3163

The correspondence, scrapbooks, articles and speeches of the collection document the later portion of the life of Daniel Hale (1912-1975), a Princeton physician and conservationist, who was a creator of the board of the Southern Soil Conservation District, and a founder of the Mountain Resource Conservation and Development Area. Correspondents include Robert C. Byrd, James Kee, Arch A. Moore, Jr., and Jennings Randolph.

Dates: 1953-1975

Harvey Bowman, Soldier, World War II Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 0299
Overview Air Force Captain Harvey Bowman served in the Pacific Theater during World War II as a member of the 43rd Bombardment Group and on General Douglas MacArthur's staff. One oversize scrapbook chiefly documents Bowman's military service in New Guinea and Australia from 1942 to 1945. This fragile volume consists of loose pages with photographs, orders and regulations, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous material tipped in. Photographs depict Bowman's unit and his surroundings in...
Dates: 1929, 1942-1945; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Hulett C. Smith, Governor, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2170
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1964-1969

International Association of Machinists, Local 598, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2380

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and other papers of the International Association of Machinists, Local 598, concerning working conditions in Union Carbide plants. The papers concern working conditions in Union Carbide Corporation chemical plants, vinyl chloride health hazards for chemical plant employees in South Charleston, and the history of Local 598.

Dates: 1965-1975

Jay H. Cravens, Compiler, Report Regarding Monongahela National Forest Timber Management

Collection Number: A&M 4030

A photocopy of "The Monongahela Decision," a report compiled by Jay H. Cravens regarding the timber management practices of the Monongahela National Forest and the effect of those practices on the health of the forest. Cravens was the current Regional Forester. This material was compiled in the wake of the "Monongahela Decision" court case. The court found that current timber practices were in violation of the law and therefore restricted planned timbering of the forest.

Dates: 1975

John Paul and Marie Hall Jones Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2856
Scope and Contents Papers of the Jones family of Fairmont, West Virginia, 1930-1973. Includes correspondence of Marie to family and friends in West Virginia from Malaysia, where John was a petroleum engineer in the 1930s; investment records of John Paul Jones, 1930-1965; specifications for their home in Fairmont, 1949; and papers of the West Virginia Nature Conservancy, 1960s, in which the Joneses were active.Series include:Series 1. Personal Correspondence from Malaysia -- Marie Hall...
Dates: 1930-1973

Linda Cooper, Environmentalist, Canaan Valley Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3223
Scope and Contents These records document Linda Cooper's efforts to preserve the environment of Canaan Valley, WV, and to establish a National Wildlife Refuge there. These include reports, brochures, and other material regarding the development and creation of the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, correspondence, memoranda, and other material regarding the construction and development of the Davis Pumped Storage Project (a hydroelectric energy storage facility), and newspaper articles, newsletters,...
Dates: 1945-1995