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ADAMS FAMILY
ACCESSION 540
Dates: 1942-1950
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 22 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Chris Hatten, 1992.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, family; papers include ration books for gasoline and other rationing documents, newspaper clippings, and certificate.

ADKINS FAMILY RECORDS
ACCESSION 1980/12.0320
Dates: 1818-1915
Collection Type/Materials and size: Bible record (photoreproduction), 10 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Loaned for copying by Hobart Franklin, 1980.
Description: Births, deaths and marriages of Anderson Adkins family of West Virginia.

ADKINS FAMILY
ACCESSION 521; PROCESSED (MS 123)
Dates: 1273 - ca. 1984.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 1 vol.: 156 pp. + 1 folder.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of James K. Jeffrey, 1990.
Description: Genealogical material on a Wayne County, West Virginia, family.

AGEE, Elizabeth Francis
ACCESSION 2008/02.0763Dates: 1929 - 1934(?)
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 1 scrapbook
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Susan Riggs (daughter of Mrs. Agee), 2007.
Description: Scrapbook of Marshall College photographs, ephemera, and memorabilia collected by former student Elizabeth Francis.

AINGER, Alfred. 1837-1904
ACCESSION 1980/01.0293
. (Transferred, 1980)
Dates: 1891
Collection Type/Materials and size: Letter, 1 item.
Description: Letter to Rev. William Ince of Christ Church, Oxford.

ALDERMAN, Henry.
ACCESSION 1973/01.0043.
Dates: 1898-1918
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 8 items.
Description: Account book (1898) and charge books (1902-1904) of a Huntington, West Virginia resident.

ALDERSON, W. VA. OLD GREENFIELD CHURCH.
ACCESSION 1974/08.0146
Dates: 1776-1798
Method of Acquisition and date: Acquired, 1974
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (photoreproduction), 11 leaves.
Description: Copy of marriage register kept by Reverend John Alderson, Jr., containing Greenbrier County marriages.

ALESHIRE FAMILY.
Accession 1973/06.0054 .
Dates: 1862-1889
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Gloria Johnston Henderson, 1973.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 1 linear ft.
Description: Correspondence among members of a Gallipolis, Ohio, family; includes letters written by sons in the Union Army during and after the Civil War.

ALEXANDER, Helen
ACCESSION 633
Dates: 1901-1996
Method of Acquisition and date:Gift, 1996.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, ca. 1860-1996. 1.5 linear ft.
Description: Resident of Huntington, W. Va. Papers include photographs of Lasley and Alexander families of Gallia Co., Ohio; scrapbooks of Alexander’s years at Sayre College, Lexington, Ky., and of motor trips during the 1930s to the Chicago World’s Fair, Washington, D. C., and Florida. Also included are diaries kept by Alexander and her mother from 1929 to 1986.

ALEXANDER, Robert P.
ACCESSION 426
Dates:1981-1984
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Dr. Alexander, 1986.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 5 cubic feet.
Description: Dean, College of Business, Marshall University; member of Huntington, West Virginia, City Council. Papers relate to term on Council, including a one-year term as mayor.

ALLEN, John (collector)
ACCESSION 529
Dates: 1784-1991
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
Accession 1977/02.0176.
Dates: 1923-1980
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 Division
ACCESSION 2013/04.0807
Dates: 1929-2011.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Records, 5 cu. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Received, May 2012
Description: This collection contains paper and multimedia materials related to the American Association of University Women- West Virginia Division from 1929-2011. The collection includes meeting minutes, agendas, and officer reports, publications, initiative plans, and correspondence. Branch yearbooks and statewide directories are also included, as well as workshop materials. The "kits" associated with the collection were produced by the AAUW on a national level, and distributed to chapters. Each kit is representative of AAUW workshops.
AMERCIAN RED CROSS: WESTERN WEST VIRGINIA CHAPTER
ACCESSION 2004/09.0738
Dates: 1917-2002
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.

AMOS, Enos
ACCESSION 1980/12.0321
Dates: 1864
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.

[ANCESTOR CHART]
ACCESSION 423
Dates: 1872
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.)
ACCESSION 672

Dates:
1895-1957
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)
Description: Huntington, W. Va. department store. Photographs of predecessor store, Valentine-Newcomb and of store outing.

ANONYMOUS MANUSCRIPT: Debate on Evils of War
ACCESSION 1976/01.0150
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.
ACCESSION 1984/07.0401
Dates: 1913
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

Dates:
1871-1896
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 Huntington, West Virginia.


ASSOCIATED PRESS
ACCESSION 689
Dates: 1963
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, Atlanta University. Received, ca. 1993.
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.

AUTOGRAPH BOOK
ACCESSION 574 (MANUSCRIPT 112-A) PROCESSED

Dates: 1851-1948
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
ACCESSION 1973/11.0059
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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