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Women's history -- 1900-1929

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

Kingwood Methodist Episcopal Church, Records

Collection Number: A&M 1286

Church record, 1852-1896, listing baptisms, marriages, probationers, members and various classes; quarterly conference records, 1899-1903, 1917-1920; church ledgers, 1910-1936; the minutes of the Women's Home Missionary Society, 1914-1937; and "A Brief History of Methodism in Kingwood and Vicinity from Our Earliest Times to March, 1874," by W.C. Snodgrass.

Dates: 1852-1937

Ladies of the Maccabees, Progressive Hive No. 8, Morgantown, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1687
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, reports, and history of Progressive Hive No.8, Ladies Auxiliary of the fraternal order, Knights of the Maccabees. There are additional papers concerning the Women's Benefit Association which was originally named the Ladies of the Maccabees.

Dates: 1907-1946

Louis Bennett Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0035

The business papers and legal correspondence of Louis Bennett (1849-1918) of Weston, a wealthy landowner and lawyer. Also included are papers of his father Jonathan M. Bennett and the latter's associate Gideon D. Camden.

Dates: 1841-1916

Louise Dennison and Dennison Family, Photographs and Other Material

Collection Number: A&M 4426

Photographs and other material regarding Louise Dennison (1898-1991) and the Dennison family of West Virginia. Formats of photographs include cartes-de-visite, cabinet cards, and gelatin silver prints. See Scope and Content Note for further information.

Dates: ca. 1870-1920

Mahala Chapman Mace Gregory Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M 1948

A bound copybook of songs written from memory by Mahala Gregory, age 80. Contains poems, hymns, hand-drawn illustrations, and a short biography of Mrs. Gregory. The volume was bound by Berlin B. Chapman in 1967 and titled "Echo of Literature from the West Virginia Hills."

Dates: 1940-1967

Margaret Prescott Montague, Author, Letters

Collection Number: A&M 1348
Scope and Contents

Six letters by Margaret Prescott Montague to a Mr. Paddock concerning her own poems and writings, and the poetry of Angela Morgan.

Dates: 1919-1920

Margaret Prescott Montague, Author, Papers

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...
Dates: 1893-1958

Mary "Mother" Jones Letter

Collection Number: A&M 1823

Letter from Mary "Mother" Jones to T.V. Powderly, Department of Labor, Washington, D.C. "Mother" Jones introduces Fred Mooney, secretary-treasurer of the United Mine Workers, District 17, asks Powderly to get him a passport, and says she does not know when she will leave for Mexico.

Dates: 1920

Minnie Kendall Lowther Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0740
Overview M.K. Lowther (1869-1947) was a journalist and one of the first women newspaper editors in West Virginia. She was the author of the HISTORY OF RITCHIE COUNTY; BLENNERHASSETT ISLAND IN ROMANCE AND TRAGEDY; FRIENDSHIP HILL, HOME OF ALBERT GALLATIN; MARSHALL HALL AND OTHER POTOMAC POINTS IN STORY AND PICTURE; and MT. VERNON: ITS CHILDREN, ITS ROMANCES, ITS ALLIED FAMILIES AND MANSIONS. There are complete and incomplete typescripts, rough drafts, revisions, photographs and plates of her books....
Dates: 1907-1945

Miscellaneous Coal Strike Records

Collection Number: A&M 0960
Scope and Contents A collection of official records of the coal strikes in Kanawha, Boone, Fayette, and Raleigh counties in 1912 and 1913, including transcripts of proceedings of General Court Martial, and Military Commission; briefs of Kanawha County Circuit Court, and WV Supreme Court appeal cases, and court Record of the Provost Marshal listing prisoner's name, charge, date of trial, and remarks; witness and prisoner lists; general orders; summons, and warrants. There are also proclamations by Governor...
Dates: 1912-1914