ADKINS FAMILY RECORDS
ALEXANDER (Robert P.) RESEARCH COLLECTION
ALLEN, John (collector)
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of John Allen, 1991
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers (photoreproductions),7 items
Description: Wheeling, West Virginia, lawyer. Papers consist of deeds of property owned by George Washington and the will of Archibald McClean, all relating to property in what is now Ohio and Marshall Counties, West Virginia.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN, West Virginia Division
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1970
Collection Type/Materials and size: Records, 12 cu. ft.
Description: President's papers, minute books, working papers; reports from branches, officers, and committee chairmen; financial papers.
AAUW - West Virginia DivisionAMERCIAN RED CROSS: WESTERN WEST VIRGINIA CHAPTER
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Western West Virginia Chapter, American Red Cross
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 31 cu. ft.
Description: Papers, photographs, memorabilia and other items related to the operation of the Huntington, West Virginia office.
Method of Acquisition and date: Purchased, 1980
Collection Type/Materials and size: Oath, 1 item
Description: Oath of allegiance for election of office of second lieutenant, 17th Regiment, 3d Brigade, 1st Division, West Virginia Militia, Marion County, West Virginia.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1986.
Collection Type/Materials and size: 2 leaves.
Description: Found in Appleton's Memorials of the Cranes of Chilton (1868). Holograph chart titled, `How many ancestors have you?' plots number of ancestors for each generation for 24 generations.
ANDERSON-NEWCOMB CO. (Huntington, W. Va.)
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of James Surratt, 1998.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Photographs, 9 items. (8 photographs in room 217, map case, drawer 4)
ANONYMOUS MANUSCRIPT: Debate on Evils of War
Dates: ca. 1865
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1976.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript, . 1 item. .
Description: Holograph manuscript of a debate about the evils of war.
ANONYMOUS MEMORANDA BOOK.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1981.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Memorandum book, . 1 item.
Description: Contains items relating to Pocahontas County, West Virginia: jurors, tax notations, and expenses.
ARCHER, ROBERT L.
ACCESSION 530 (MANUSCRIPT 124) PROCESSED
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1991.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescripts, 31 items.
Description: Manuscripts include "Chronicles of Early Huntington," used by Doris Miller for her centennial history of
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of C. Bosworth Johnson, 2000.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Bulletins,50 items.
Description: Copy read on the air by newscasters at WSAZ-TV, the local NBC affiliate in Huntington, W. Va. on Nov. 22 and 23, 1963, during coverage of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN WOMEN FOR THE PREVENTION OF LYNCHING
ACCESSION 609 (MANUSCRIPT 135) PROCESSED
Dates: 1930 -1942
Method of Acquisition and date: Originals in Special Collections and Archives Division, Robert W. Woodruff Library,
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 8 microfilm reels; 35 mm.
Description: Women's social action group that grew out of the Women's Work Committee of the Commission on Interracial Cooperation (CIC) Papers document the pursuit of their goal to eliminate lynching; include correspondence, pamphlets, reports, newspaper clippings, petitions and speeches.
ACCESSION 574 (MANUSCRIPT 112-A) PROCESSED
Method of Acquisition and date: Placed on permanent loan by Mrs. Charles Dodrill, 1993.
Collection Type/Materials and size: 1 volume.
Description: Divided in sections entitled, `President and Cabinet,' `Senate,' and `House of Representatives,' the book contains the signatures of these persons; owner/collector not identified, but may have been the property of James Butler Bowlin (1804-1874), Minister Resident to New Granada (Colombia), 1854-1857.
ATHENS, W. VA. METHODIST CHURCH
Dates: 1848-ca. 1940
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of J. B. Yoak, 1973.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript, . 3 leaves.
Description: Anonymous history of a Mercer County, West Virginia church.
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