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World War, 1914-1918

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

201st National Guard, Regiment Histories

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1297
Overview Histories of the 201st National Guard Regiment. This regiment dates back to colonial times, beginning as Captain Morgan Morgan's company of militia, and has served with merit in nearly every war in which the United States has engaged. Specific details of this unit's deployment are included in an index.

Andrew Edmiston Jr. (1892-1966) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1994
Overview Correspondence, deeds, financial and military records, newspaper clippings, and photographs of a Democratic politician, member of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1933-1942, newspaper editor, and businessman from Weston, Lewis County. Subjects covered include the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and the coal and glass industries. Correspondents include David Goff, Charles E. Hodges, Charles Lively, Alfred E. Smith, Harold L. Ickes, Joe L. Smith, Jennings Randolph, Clarence W. Meadows, James A....

Braxton County Archives

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Collection Number: A&M.0789
Overview Suit papers; record books of county officers; estate settlements; birth, marriage and death records; election returns; deeds and deed indexes; and land and tax records. There is also a volume of World War I records of Braxton County servicemen, and several account books of both the Holly River and Addison and the Midland railroads.

Chester Merriman, Soldier, World War I Letters

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Collection Number: A&M.2432
Overview Ten letters from Pvt. Chester Merriman, serving in the A.E.F. (American Expeditionary Force) during World War I, to his mother in Romney. He describes army camp life and his travels in Italy, England, and France, where he mentions serving on the Western Front.

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0258
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. marshal (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association Against...

Clarence Edwin Smith (1885-1959) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1606
Overview Correspondence, business and legal records, account books, news releases, clippings, and family papers and photographs of a U.S. Marshall (1916-1922); editor of the Fairmont TIMES (1925-1959) and Wheeling REGISTER (1933-1935); Democratic politician; member of the National Bituminous Coal Commission (1935-1939); and businessman. Subjects include: Smith's student days at Virginia Military Institute; West Virginia National Guard; Monongah Mine Relief Committee; Associated Press; Association...

Clement Ross Jones (1871-1939) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0084
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspapers, and newspaper clippings concerning the service records of West Virginia University students, former students, and alumni collected by Dean C. R. Jones for the compilation of the University Honor Roll. Also several bulletins, pamphlets, and circulars on the war activities of various university and veteran’s hospitals, including: West Virginia Wesleyan, Shepherd College, University of Arizona, University of Cincinnati, Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic...

Daughters of the American Revolution, Elizabeth Ludington Hagans Chapter, Morgantown, West Virginia Records

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Collection Number: A&M.0483
Overview Correspondence, 1903-1947; lists of names of Revolutionary War soldiers and officers, burials, location of graves, and pensions. There is a list of frontier forts in Monongalia County; data on servicemen in World Wars I and II; and genealogical information on about one hundred families.

David W. Gall (1851-1939) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1360
Overview Account books, letter copy book, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings of the founder and editor of the Philippi JEFFERSONIAN-PLAINDEALER, lawyer, and Democratic state senator. Topics covered include the early history of Philippi, the wartime death of Gall's sons in 1915 and 1917, financial affairs of the newspaper, and Gall's column Washington Special written from the nation's Capitol and published in several West Virginia newspapers.

Dayton and Woods Families Genealogies and Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.3022
Overview Family genealogies and correspondence for Ruth Woods and Arthur S. Dayton. Includes estate records and Photographs for the Jarvis, Stickler, Dayton, Bosworth, and Woods families. Personal correspondence with and/or pertaining to the Rare Book Room at West Virginia University, World Wars I and II, John W. Draper, Wesleyan College, and Dayton Park in Philippi, West Virginia. Also included are research and writings by both Ruth and Arthur Dayton. Newspaper headlines are stored unfolded in an...