West Virginia State Archives


State Government Records Accessioned

Board of Funeral Service Examiners. Minutes of board meetings and list of board members and staff, 2002 August 14-2003 June 18. 1 folder. Unknown donor. Ar1946

Board of Risk and Insurance Management. Minutes, 1957-1983. 1 box. Board of Risk and Insurance Management. Ar1947

Capitol Building Commission. Minutes, 1921 June 13 - 1932 November 22. 1 volume. Unknown donor. Ar1904acc

Capitol Complex. Correspondence and scaffolding notes for dome restoration (photocopies), 1996. 1 folder. General Services. Ar1812acc

Culture and History. Grant requests for arts and science funding under SB449, 1996. 1 box. Culture and History. Ar1945

Department of Health. Central Cancer Registry, index of cancer deaths, 1956-1958, 1963 January- March. 1 volume. Unknown donor. Ar1949

Division of Rehabilitation Services. Director's correspondence, 1998-1999. 3 boxes. Division of Rehabilitation Services, Institute. Ar1943acc

Naturalization records. Wood County declarations, ca. 1830s-1906. 1 box. Carole Jones, Wood County Circuit Clerk, Parkersburg. Ar1878acc

Public Service Commission. Blueprints of Huntington Water Corporation drawings, 1887-1933. 1 box. Unknown Donor. Ar1944

Rockefeller Collection. Guest books for governor's office, 1977 January 17 - 1984 July. 1 box. Transfer from Governor's Office. Ar1834acc

Underwood, Governor Cecil H. Enrolled bills and other materials for 2000 Legislative session, 1999- 2001. 2 boxes. Governor's Office, Linda Cruickshank. Ar1912acc

Women's Commission. Celebrate Women Awards, 1997-1999, 2001. 1 box. Women's Commission. Ar1948

Audiovisual Materials Accessioned

Digital CD recording. Work and Pray Historic Negro Spirituals and Work Songs from West Virginia produced by WVU Press (AV3.4-3, c. 2), 2003. 1 item. West Virginia University Press, Morgantown. Av2003-309acc

Videotape. Cemetery tour by Dick Zornes (AV6-033), n.d. Unknown donor. Av2004-084

Videotape. Feud The Hatfields and McCoys by Bill Richardson (AV6-037 c.1 & 2), 2002. Bill Richardson, Williamson. Av2004-088

Videotape. Modern Marvels Engineering Disasters 6 (including Silver Bridge) by Actuality Productions (AV6-034), n.d. Actuality Productions. Av2004-085

Videotape. Music Under the Trees 2002 Stonewall Jackson Arts and Crafts Jubliee (AV6-036), 2002. Vernon Schweinebraten, Clarksburg. Av2004-087

Videotape. Red Salt and Reynolds narrated by David Selby by Paradise Film Institute (AV6-035), 2003. Unknown donor. Av2004-086

Manuscripts Accessioned

Airport construction reports. Draft Environmental Impact Statements for Logan County Airport at Ethel and Marshall County Airport near Moundsville, 1971-1972. 2 items. Transfer from library. Ms2004-116

Aleshire, Clifford Collection. World War I materials, ca. 1917-1918. 1 folder. Mrs. Harry Reese, Charleston. Ms2004-080

Ansted. Audit of Town of Ansted (photocopy), 1941 October 26 - 1943 January 15. 1 item. Rick Rutledge, Tornado. Ms2004-091

Anvil Club of Charleston. Addresses given at club meetings, including Dr. Daniel Barber, Dr. Leonard Riggleman and V. B. Harris, 1943-2001. 1 box. Unknown donor. Ms2004-073

Aplin, William H. Collection. Papers including bank receipts and voters list for Jackson County, ca. 1854-1907. 1 folder. Peg Hacker, Columbus, OH. Ms2004-039

Bailey family. Deed and other land documents of Simon P. Bailey and Samuel Bailey of Kanawha County, 1903, 1906. 3 items. Carol de la Riva, Nitro. Ms2004-040

Bailey, Ken Collection. Correspondence, minutes and other materials regarding West Virginia Historical Society (1974-1980), Valley Emergency Medical Services (1979-1984) and Landmarks Commission of Kanawha County (1982-1986). 3 folders. Ken Bailey, Elkview. Ms2004-090

B&O Railroad receipts, invitation to Governor Ephraim Morgan's inaugural, 1867-1921. 17 items. Thomas E. Tatterson, Lewis Center, OH. Ms2004-025

Bassel family. Account by A. G. Bastable of Stonewall Jackson, n.d. 1 item. Mrs. Henry W. Bassel, Clarksburg. Ms2004-112

Belgian immigrants. Listing of those who settled in South Charleston including some birth and death dates, ca. 1987. 1 item. Margaret Delforge, St. Albans. Ms2004-024

Beverlin-Beverly family. Notes, military records from Mexican War, and other documents regarding family from Doddridge, Tyler and Wetzel counties as well as from Ohio (photocopies), 1819-1997. 1 folder. Lawrence Edward Beverly, Lancaster, OH. Ms2004-093

Bowling and Brewster family. Family history compiled by Sarah Ann Brewster Bowling for her son John Harrison Bowling, McDowell and Greenbrier counties, ca. 1942. 1 item. Unknown donor. Ms2004-048

Cameron, Secretary of War Simon to Daniel Lamb. Letter regarding appointment of Lamb to settle claims for loyal citizens, 1861 October 30. 1 item. Transfer from Archives militia files. Ms2004-117

Chaney, Henry Family Collection. Correspondence, notes and other documents of Civil War soldiers Henry C. Chaney (MD Light Artillery), Thomas Chaney (1st MD Volunteers), George H. Jordan (1st Ohio Light Artillery), also Henry Garfield Chaney and World War II soldier Henry Clay Chaney, 1862-2004. 1 box. Mary Chaney, Huntington. Ms2004-074

Civil War. Notes and rosters of Civil War soldiers from McDowell County (transcribed), 1861-1865. 1 folder. June White, Richlands, VA. Ms2004-050

Civil War. U. S. military telegram and envelope to E. B. Fleming, CSA $10 currency; article about Fleming cousin Harvey Smith as prisoner at Andersonville; 1863, n.d. 3 items. Charlotte Fleming, Tucson, AZ. Ms2004-069

Civil War Collection. Diary of Frank Bisel, 12th Ohio Independent Battery and 25th Regt. Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1865 (photocopy). 1 folder. Joan Sprouse, Charleston. Ms79-18.1:76

Civil War Collection. Discharge of Private William Wincher, Company G, 1st WV Infantry, 1864 October 4. 1 item. James R. Stultz, Moundsville. Ms79-18.2:2

Civil War Collection. Letters, photo and information on William Pierson, 17th VA Cavalry, 1863- 1864. 1 folder. Patricia Blizzard, Nitro. Ms79-18.1:75

Civil War Collection. Muster roll of Captain John J. Chipley, Company H, 25th VA Volunteer Infantry and Company B, 62nd VA Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1863. 7 items. Purchase, Bookworm and Silverfish. Ms79-18.4:30

Civil War Collection. Transcription of Shriver Moore diary, 14th WV Infantry, 1865. 1 item. Susan Jones, Fairmont. Ms79-18.1:69acc

Civil War Collection. Union oath for Pleasants Bailey, 1865 May 15. 1 item. Charles Robinette, Flatwoods, KY. Ms79-18.2:14

Civil War monument at Gettysburg centennial of West Virginia monument dedication, 1998-1999. 1 folder. Kanawha Valley Civil War Roundtable, Charleston. Ms2004-027

Civilian Conservation Corps Collection. Company 2598 Camp Price, Hillsboro, newsletters, research notes on CCC (photocopies), 1935-1937, undated. 1 box. Transfer from library. Ms85-17acc

Civilian Conservation Corps Collection. Journal kept at Company 2590, Neola, 1935. 1 volume. Ralph Matz, Chillicothe, OH. Ms85-17acc

Civilian Conservation Corps, World War II. Remembrances of Rondall Snodgrass of CCC Company 2599 Kanawha State Forest and WWII experiences in Pacific Theater (photocopies), 1938-1945. 2 items. Mary Louise King, Charleston. Ms2004-136

Clifford family. Early history of family, photo of John Robert Clifford (photocopies), n.d., 2004. 2 items. Rosemary Clifford McDaniel, Adelphi, MD. Ms2004-104

Coal history. Letters discussing Mine Wars period, objections to UMWA organizing at Semet-Solvay mines, 1924, 1986. 1 folder. Anne Brown Rawn Cooke, Mathews, VA. Ms2004-140

Coal mining. Interview transcripts and unpublished manuscript on Raleigh County miners, 1972-1973. 2 folders. William J. Mares, Burlington, VT. Ms2004-072

Coleman, George Collection. Account book and papers of Jefferson County resident, 1830-1865. 1 volume and 1 folder. Robert E. Cruse, Florissant, MO. Ms2004-142

Conley, Phil Collection. Correspondence, writings, photos and other materials relating to Conley, noted West Virginia author, 1922-1960. 1 box. Susan Heil, San Diego, CA. Ms2004-095

Cook, Lee Carol Collection. Color photocopies of documents and photos regarding Morris, Johnson, Gilkerson and Rayford families, Rev. Joseph Morris, African-American paper The Enterprise published in Clarksburg, materials from Institute area, ca. 1860-1965. 1 folder. Lee Carol Cook, Oak Hill, VA. Ms2004-096

Davis and Elkins College. Information about incorporation of the college, 1909-1985. 1 folder. Edward D. McDevitt, Charleston. Ms2004-110

Glass correspondence. Letters between Faye Simkin and glass blower Boyd Welch, and other collectors, 1963-1977. 8 items. Faye H. Simkin, Pikesville, MD. Ms2004-046

Greenbottom, General Albert Gallatin Jenkins. Articles about Albert Gallatin Jenkins and home by Ken Hechler (photocopies), n.d. 1 folder. Unknown donor. Ms2003-106acc

Greenbottom, General Albert Galletin Jenkins. Correspondence, articles and other materials on Greenbottom area and Jenkins family, photocopies of service record of Jonathan Dennison, Company D, 91st Ohio, n.d. 1 folder. Unknown donor. Ms2004-101

Greenbottom, Jenkins family. Correspondence, articles and other materials regarding Albert Gallatin Jenkins home, family (photocopies), 1857-1990. 1 folder. Clara Knight, Milton. Ms2003-106acc

Hampshire County. Leases and deeds between Solomon Welton and Abel Randall, Fairfax grant to John Reed (photocopies), 1753-1772. 1 folder. Hoy Shingleton, Martinsburg. Ms2004-103

Harper, Dr. R. Eugene Collection. Correspondence, notes and other information including Kanawha County, Nitro, WV Historical Society, WV Historical Association, Task Force for Historic Preservation, ca. 1900-1990. 1 box. Dr. R. Eugene Harper, The Plains, OH. Ms2004-083

Herndon, James. World War II materials including mess card, roster, and pay record, ca. 1943-1946. 7 items. Mrs. James S. Herndon, St. Albans. Ms2004-078

Hess, Louis. Patents and incorporation materials for Hess Dustless Mining Machine Company of Ansted, Fayette County (photocopies), 1911-1930. 16 items. Doris Shell Gill, Bronston, KY. Ms2004-047

Hotel McCreery Collection. Cash book, business correspondence and receipts (photocopies), 1883- 1926. 2 folders. Bill Mize, Beckley via Steve Trail. Ms2002-103acc

Hotel McCreery Collection. Cancelled checks (photocopies), 1911-1913. 3 folders. Bill Dillon, Talcott via Steve Trail. Ms2002-103acc

Hotel McCreery Collection. Guest registration forms and receipts, restaurant order pad, n.d., ca. 1931. 3 folders. Steve Trail, Hinton. Ms2002-103acc

Incorporation books. Chelyan Supply Company and Chelyan Lumber Company, 1945-1946. 2 volumes. Steven Fox, St. Albans. Ms2004-021

Kanawha and Hacking Coal and Coke Company. Vouchers, accounts payable, 1944-1945. 2 boxes. Unknown donor. Ms2004-075

Kanawha County. Correspondence and records including Lewis Summers, Samuel Dryden, and Lawrence Washington (photocopies and transcriptions), 1812-1826. 1 volume. Donald C. Thomas, Hixson, TN. Ms2004-026

Kennedy family, coal mining. Correspondence, articles and other information regarding strikes, labor relations, D. C. and Harry Kennedy, ca. 1900-1950. 2 boxes. Beth J. Gray on behalf of Kathleen Kennedy, Signal Mountain, TN. Ms2004-032

Lincoln Walks at Midnight. Research material and clippings on statue on capitol grounds (photocopies), 1966-1974. 1 folder. Lysander L. Dudley, Sr., W. Palm Beach, FL. Ms2004-049

Literary manuscript. Autobiography of Freeman Collins (longest-serving inmate at Moundsville Penitentiary), written and illustrated by Les Johnson edited by William Bryde (photocopies), 1995. 1 item. Ben Morris, Huttonsville. Ms2004-102

Literary manuscript. Blenko Glass the First Forty Years 1893-1930 by Frank W. Badger (photocopy), 1959. 1 item. Frank W. Badger, Charleston. Ms2004-111

Literary manuscript. Draft copy of Father's Troubles by Carter Taylor Seaton, 2003. 1 item. Transfer from Goldenseal. Ms2004-071

Literary manuscript. He-Mene Ka-Wan The Old Wolf Lucullus Virgil McWhorter by Judith McWhorter Goodwin (unpublished), n.d. 1 item. Unknown donor. Ms2004-113

Literary manuscript. History of the Chemical Industry in Nitro, WV 1917-1960 by William D. Wintz, 2003. 1 item. Lee Maddox, Instutite for History of Technology and Industrial Archeology, Morgantown. Ms2004-038

Literary manuscript. Richwood, West Virginia Development Plan prepared by Dr. Bob Henry Baber, 1992. 1 item. Unknown donor. Ms2004-108

Literary manuscript. The Stationmaster's Christmas story by Fred McDonald regarding Margaret Jenkins of Greenbottom (photocopy), ca. 1970s. Transfer from Jenkins Plantation. Ms2004-115

Literary manuscript. Virgil's Great Grandpa: Unraveling an Obsession by Herb W. Depke on Lewis family history, 2004. 1 volume and 3 cds. Herb Depke, Cary, NC. Ms2004-143

Literary manuscript. Voting Decision on a Referendum Election: A Local Election Study by John E. Tyler, WVU, delivered at West Virginia Political Science Association Annual Meeting, 1977. 1 item. Unknown donor. Ms2004-033

Marks family, Dunbar. Clippings and other materials on Marks family and Dunbar area (photocopies), 1978-2003. 1 folder. Richard Marks, Gambrills, MD. Ms2004-120

Minsker family. Correspondence between brothers Solomon and John Minsker describing life in Charleston, 1861-1862. 3 items. Bill Minsker, Buckhannon. Ms2004-109

Mitchell family. Receipts and other documents of Lewis County family (photocopies), 1827-1856. 1 folder. James Mitchell, Huntington. Ms2004-114

Mohler, Daniel Collection. Correspondence, World War I records, West Virginia University materials, cards, Fishburn Military School and other materials including oversized, ca. 1900-1930. 1 box. W. E. Mohler, Charleston. Ms2004-076

Nelson, Oscar. Reprint of article from West Virginia Review about industrialist in carbon black field (photocopy), 1933. 1 item. Mrs. Eric Nelson, Charleston. Ms2004-010

Nicholas County. Indenture of orphan Lucinda Caldwell to William Caldwell; land grant to John Corrin signed by Virginia governor John Rutherfoord, 1836, 1841. 2 items. Clay Hamilton, Rockville, MD. Ms2004-106

Paris, Auguste Jean Jr. Collection. Correspondence, legal documents, patents and other papers of inventor of Nitrolater, 1907-1954. 2 boxes. Unknown donor. Ms2004-082

Pension files of Jessica Lynch's ancestors. Records for Joseph P. Lynch and Francis M. Lynch, 7th WV Infantry; information about Moses Williamson from Revolutionary War (photocopies), 1877- 1930. 1 folder. Linda Fluharty, Baton Rouge, LA. Ms2004-139

Preston-Reynolds-Carr family. Various records and information on extended African-American family (photocopies), n.d. 1 folder. Unknown donor. Ms2003-038acc

Putnam County. Historical information, photos and clippings compiled by Charles Ray Harper, n.d. 1 folder. Charles Ray Harper, Red House. Ms2004-141

Radford, Augustus Chatman. Scrapbook pages, correspondence and photos of World War II member of 405th Quartermaster Battalion, 80th Division (photocopies), 1940s. 1 folder. Unknown donor. Ms2004-098

Shawkey, Dr. Arthur Collection. Correspondence, funeral book and other materials relating to Charleston pediatrician and family, 1936-1970. 1 folder. Unknown donor. Ms2004-036

Smoot Family. Reunion programs and family history materials, 1989-2004. 1 folder. Doug Smoot, Charleston. Ms2004-097

Smoot Family. Reunion programs and materials, history of family name, memorial program of Revella Demoris Smoot Holmes (some photocopies), 1974-2004. 1 folder. Helen Smoot Arnold, Hampton, VA. Ms2004-097

Sons of Veterans, Camp J. A. J. Lightburn Camp, Weston, ca. 1905-1912. 2 boxes. Unknown donor. Ms2004-023

Tarkany, Mike Collection. Documents and snapshots of Hungarian immigrant who died while in West Virginia National Guard, 1906-1914. 1 folder. Robert Piros, Ventura, CA. Ms2004-137

Treasury warrant. 2000 acres to John Hawkins, #16047, 1783 May 8. 1 item. Transfer from museum Ms2004-070

Tuckwiller, Lowell Collection. Correspondence and letterhead regarding circuses, 1969-1978. 1 folder. Bookworm and Silverfish, Wytheville, VA. Ms2004-105

Waugh, Ray O Collection. Correspondence, speeches and diaries of Upshur County resident, circuit judge, US Attorney for the Northern District and congressional candidate, ca. 1909-1940. 1 box. Purchase - Amelia Island Antiques, Fernandina, FL. Ms2004-044

West Virginia Pententiary. Account of September 1898 visit from Wheeling, written in 1899. 1 item. Delores Fleming, Morgantown. Ms2004-107

West Virginia Peoples Election Reform Coalition. Data and reports on elected officials and campaign donations, 1996-2003. 1 box. West Virginia Citizens Action Group on behalf of People's Election Reform Coalition, Charleston. Ms2004-022

Workman Family Collection. Correspondence among family members including William H. Workman, Company B, 7th WV Cavalry to cousin in Boone County (photocopies), 1863-1876. 1 folder. Chris Gerger, South Charleston. Ms2004-099

World War II. Experiences of Paul McGinnis of Wheeling, who survived sinking of USS Indianapolis and snapshot, 1944. 1 folder. Unknown donor. Ms2004-138

Yahrling family, Civil War. Correspondence between Wheeling family and Fred Yahrling, 6th WV Infantry, ca. 1861-1874. 68 items. Mrs. Joyce Schnitz, Bonne Terre, MO. Ms2004-037

Young, Adolphus Collection. Materials on African-American history and McDowell County history (photocopies), 1980s-2004. 1 box. Adolphus Young, Oak Hill. Ms2004-100

Microforms Accessioned

Auditor's Office. Sheriff's Account Book to Auditor Book B, 1866-1872. 1 roll. Rick Rutledge, Tornado. Mi2004-091

Microfilm. Civil War registers of patients at Parkersburg hospital, 1861-1865. 1 roll. Kanawha Valley Civil War Roundtable, Charleston. Mi2004-027

Microfilm. Reports of U. S. Navy during Exercise Tiger off English coast, 1944 April 28. 1 roll. Chad Proudfoot, Grafton. Mi2004-081

Photographs Accessioned

Album of Virginia by Edward Beyer. Reprint by Library of Virginia of sketches, reprinted 1980. 1 box. Purchase. Ph2004-055

Aleshire, Clifford Collection. Panoramic of HQ Troop 83rd Division Camp Sherman, ca. 1917-1918. 1 item. Mrs. Harry Reese, Charleston. Ph2004-080

Barron, Governor William Wallace. B&W of conference at Greenbrier, possibly Southern Governors Association including George Wallace, 1963. 139 items. Unknown donor. Ph2004-020

Chaney, Henry Family Collection. B&W and color of family including World War II soldier Henry Clay Chaney, family graves, 1860s-1980s. 1 folder. Mary Chaney, Huntington. Ph2004-074

Charleston High School. B&W of parade on Kanawha Boulevard before football game with Beckley, ca. 1948. 5 items. Beverly B. Messinger, Elkview. Ph2004-154

Civil War. Copy print of David Myers of Marshall County, Company A, 17th Infantry, ca. 1864. 1 item. Robert Fitch, St. Albans. Ph2004-068

Civil War. Copy print of Union troops by tent at Harpers Ferry, ca. 1861-1865. 1 item. Purchase. Ph2004-056

Civil War monument at Gettysburg centennial of West Virginia monument dedication, 1998 October 3. 2 items. Kanawha Valley Civil War Roundtable, Charleston. Ph2004-027

Civil War, steamboat. Copy negatives of Benjamin Franklin Workman of 82nd PA Infantry, 7th WV Infantry at Buffalo and steamboat J. T. Hatfield, ca. 1862-1900. 3 items. Mary L. Alderson, Scott Depot. Ph2004-007

Civilian Conservation Corps. Copy negatives of Company 1599, Kanawha State Forest, 1930s. 23 items. J. C. Gofeli, Cream Ridge, NJ. Ph85-17acc

Clendenin. Copy negatives, ca. 1880-1930s. 10 items. Rebecca J. Karr, Belmont, NC. Ph2004-016

Clendenin. Copy negatives of groundbreaking and Dalton Building, n.d. 3 items. Richard D. Ladd, Clendenin. Ph2004-014

Clendenin, Blue Creek. Copy negatives, ca. 1910-1933. 7 items. Ernest Grayam, Clendenin. Ph2004- 015

Coal mining. B&W negatives to accompany interviews and unpublished manuscript on Raleigh County miners, 1972-1973. 50 rolls. William J. Mares, Burlington, VT. Ph2004-072

Coal mining, coal towns. Copy negatives of various stores and tipples including White Oak Fuel towns, ca. 1910-1930. 13 items. Quin Morton, Charleston. Ph2004-017

Coal towns. B&W prints of superintendent's home at Kingston, Fayette County, company houses at Marytown, McDowell County, ca. 1930s. 2 items. Anne Brown Rawn Cooke, Mathews, VA. Ph2004-140

Cooper family. Color print on Christmas card of John Samuel Cooper family descendants at Elkins, ca. 2000. 1 item. Lugh J. Lemley, Jr., Calhoun, TN. Ph2004-028

Costa, Jimmy. Color print of Costa fiddling at Vandalia Gathering, 2003 May. 1 item. Steve Coleman, McKeesport, PA. Ph2004-006

Davis and Tucker County, Forsyth family. Copy negatives, ca. 1900-1925. 50 items. Freddie Cross, Stafford, VA. Ph2004-008

Day-Long family. Copy negative, ca. 1905. 1 item. Steve Day, Argillite, KY. Ph2004-012

East Bank, Pryor Funeral Home. Copy negatives and prints, ca. 1900-1950. 11 items. Pat Green, Pryor Funeral Home, East Bank. Ph2004-001

Fayette County walls. Copy negatives of archeological ruins, ca. 1950s. 12 items. Joe Jefferds, Charleston. Ph2004-009

Fenwick. B&W of store and railroad siding at Nicholas County community, ca. 1920. 1 item. Lewis County Historical Museum, Chehalis, WA. Ph2004-149

Gary. Copy negatives from Coaldigger Yearbook of football assistant coach James Wilkerson, junior high football team, homecoming queen, 1969. 3 items. Drain-Jordan Library, Institute. Ph2004-151

Greenbottom. Copy negatives of Albert Gallatin Jenkins home, 1940s-1988. 15 items. Clara Knight, Milton. Ph2003-106acc

Greenlee, Arthur Collection. B&W and postcards of Greenlee family, Glen White area of Raleigh County, ca. 1918-1960s. 1 volume and 25 items. Mrs. Betty Greenlee, Betty Greenlee estate via executrix Joyce Older, Charleston. Ph2003-098

Harper, Dr. R. Eugene Collection. B&W and negatives of Nitro, historic buildings, historic preservation movement, ca. 1915-1990. 1 folder. Dr. R. Eugene Harper, The Plains, OH. Ph2004- 083

Harsh family. Copy negatives, ca. 1870-1930. 8 items. Sherle E. Harsh, Wheeling. Ph2002-065

Highways. Prints and slides showing highway construction and events, 1960s-2003. 1 slide cabinet and 12 file cabinet drawers. Division of Transportation. Ph2004-066

Hinton Daily News Collection. B&W, color and negatives of various scenes, including Hinton area, John F. Kennedy, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Kiwanis Club, YMCA (many copy prints or laminated prints), ca. 1900-1990s. 1 box. Steve Trail, Hinton. Ph96-64acc Holt, Governor Homer A. Copy negatives of Holt's administration and family, 1905-1968. 422 items. Julia Holt Coyle, Charleston. Ph2002-026

Inauguration. Color digital prints of Governor Bob Wise, 2001 January 15. 3 items. Cathy Miller, Pinch. Ph2004-065

Judges, elected officials. Portrait of Henry Brannon, West Virginia circuit and supreme court justice; state supreme court composite of 1912; United States Supreme Court composite ca. 1910, 1930; state elected officials 1915. 5 items. William R. Anderson, Huntington. Ph2004-127

Kirsch family Copy print of Konrad and Magdalena Kirsch of Wheeling outside their 29th Street home, n.d. 1 item. Dr. F. William Kirsch, Wayne, PA. Ph2004-005

Koontz family. Copy negatives of Clendenin family and homes, ca. 1910-1940. 13 items. Carol Paiste, South Salem, NY. Ph2004-013

LaBelle Nail Works. Copy prints of operations taken by HAER, n.d. 4 items and several photocopies. Wheeling LaBelle Nail Company, Wheeling. Ph2004-059

Love, Shirley Collection. Scanned photographs of WOAY radio and television personality Shirley Love including wrestling show, dance show and station personnel, 1947-1980. 84 items on 2 CDs. Shirley Love, Oak Hill. Ph2004-041

Minsker family. Copy negatives of Solomon Minsker family, late 1800s. 3 items. Frances Buchanan, Charleston. Ph2004-109

Mohler Family. B&W, panoramic and negatives of Mohler family, Daniel Mohler at West Virginia University, World War I, St. Albans, ca. 1900-1930. 1 box. W. E. Mohler, Charleston. Ph2004-076

Monroe County. Drawing commemorating placement of Wallace Estill Blockhouse highway marker on July 11, 1999, 2000. 1 item. Arnold and Adonna Dowdy, Union. Ph2004-128

Neff family. Copy negatives, n.d. 2 items. Emily Neff, Charleston. Ph2004-018

Negatives. B&W aerials taken by Barnes Aerial Surveys of Wichita inc. Charleston, Huntington, Elkins, 1940s. 106 items. George I. Gird, Wichita, KS. Ph2004-034

New York Central. Copy negative of train and passengers, 1930. 1 item. Gregg D. Moore, Belle. Ph87-197acc

Negatives. B&W of Martinsburg and surrounding area, ca. 1910-1926. 5 items. Jane Tavenner, Martinsburg. Ph90-024acc

Panoramic. Copy negative of view of Charleston's west side and Kanawha River, ca. 1920. 1 item. Mary Maloy for Jeff McCrusky, Charleston. Ph2004-004

Paris, Auguste Jean Jr. Collection. B&W prints of Paris family, Bomont gasoline from natural gas plant, ca. 1910-1950. 1 box. Unknown donor. Ph2004-082

Portrait, Blizzard, John Wesley. B&W of former member of 36th VA Infantry, member of WV House of Delegates 1903-05, ca. 1930s. 1 item. Jean Thomas, Winfield. Ph2004-150

Portrait, Chandler, James E. Copy negative, n.d. 1 item. Rhoda Chandler, St. Albans. Ph2004-131

Portrait, Combs, Contee Fairfax. Copy print of member of 22nd VA Infantry, ca. 1861. 1 item. Rebecca Williamson DeCoy. Ph2004-153

Portrait, Debar, Joseph H. Diss. Copy print at age 84, ca. 1904. 1 item. Lynn H. Myers, Aspers, PA. Ph2004-030

Portrait, Ferrell, Janie. B&W of early woman coal miner, 1982 December 8. 1 item. Janie Ferrell, Madison. Ph2004-067

Portrait, Hayes, James H. Copy negatives of World War II soldier in uniform and civilian clothes, grave marker in France, ca. 1940s. 4 items. Ruth Lawlis, Salem. Ph2004-130

Portrait, Hayslett, Harold. Color autographed of instrument maker photographed by Kim Johnson, 2004. 1 item. Robert Taylor, St. Albans. Ph2004-146

Portrait. Linn, Isabell Ann Henderson of Fairmont, quilter (1863-1946), ca. 1930s. 1 item. Wayne L. Shreve, Fairmont. Ph2004-079

Portrait, Queen, Gilbert. B&W of Burnsville Academy professor, ca. 1900. 1 item. Professor Robert Cooper, Batavia, NY. Ph2004-145

Portrait, Sayre, Mark Gilman. Copy print of corporal in 13th WV Infantry, ca. 1861-1865. 1 item. Unknown donor. Ph2004-152

Portrait, Watson, James Edwin. Copy negative of print by Bacharach, n.d. 1 item. Mrs. G. M. M. Ragland, Charleston. Ph94-42acc

Postcard. Gauley Bridge showing Route 60, ca. 1920s-1930s. 1 item. Transfer from Goldenseal. Ph2004-155

Postcard. Unidentified man produced by Freter Brothers, Wheeling, n.d. 1 item. Margaret Brennan, Wheeling. Ph2004-063

Postcards. Cairo, Ritchie County and nearby tunnel on North Bend Rail Trail, 1990s. 8 items. Dean Six, Harrisville. Ph2004-060

Postcards. Color and B&W of Mucklow, Greenvale, Huntington, Cabin Creek, Kanawha Falls, ca. 1910-1920. 6 items. C. W. Foster, Nashville, TN. Ph2004-062

Postcards. Interior of Gore Hospital Dining Hall, waitresses on steps; bridge over New River at Gauley; Spy Rock on Midland Trail; ca. 1920s-1930s. 4 items. Purchase - Claudia O'Keefe, Renick. Ph2004-148

Reynolds family. Copy prints of John Henry Reynolds and Sarah Boys Hornbrook Reynolds, n.d. 2 items. Margaret Ann Rosenecker, Morgantown. Ph2004-126

St. Alphonsus Church. Copy negatives of Kanawha County church and pew rental book, ca. 1904- 1923. 3 items. Susie Yerrid, Charleston. Ph2004-011

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos and documents (StG001), n.d. 30 items. Wanda Skaff, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos and documents (StG002), ca. 1929-1957. 31 items. Alex Ghiz, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG003), ca. 1921-1990. 8 items. George Moses, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos and documents (StG004), ca. 1914-1987. 36 items. Olga Cassis, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG005), ca. 1915-1999. 17 items. Agnes Cassis, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG006), ca. 1920-1998. 75 items. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Haddad, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG007), ca. 1908-1991. 30 items. Paul Skaff and others, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG008), n.d. 5 items. Lila Lee Damous, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG009), n.d. 6 items. Tina Michael, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG010), 1936-2000. 22 items. Edna Hanna, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG011), ca. 1900-1970. 131 items. Al Sahley, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG012), ca. 1940-2001. 27 items. Lee Lewis, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG013 and StG014), ca. 1924-2001. 99 items. Albert Sahley, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG015 and St.G021), ca. 1918-1983. 17 items. Frances Ferrell, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG016), ca. 1938-1943. 11 items. Nicholas Cassis, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG017), ca. 1903-1962. 30 items. Mary Louise Corey, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG018), ca. 1941. 1 item. Eddie Bassitt, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG019), ca. 1963-1999. 49 items. Mike Howard, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG020), ca. 1920-2000. 16 items. Julia Michael, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG022), ca. 1910-2001. 19 items. Virginia Skaff, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG023), ca. 1922-1998. 13 items. Paul R. Skaff, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG024), ca. 1947-2001. 19 items. Evelyn Cassis, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG025), ca. 2001-2002. 8 items. Georgann Faris, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG026), ca. 1948-1999. 40 items. Sue Namay, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church Collection. Scanned photos (StG028), ca. 1925-1999. 42 items. Jeanette Corey, Charleston. Ph2003-148acc

Schools. B&W of Simms Elementary students at desks outside Huntington newspaper office for spelling and penmanship competition - Virginia Gothard in back row, 1930. 1 item. Jeann Luellen, Huntington. Ph2004-144

Shawkey, Dr. Arthur Collection. B&W and postcards of Shawkey family, West Virginia scenes, ca. 1900-1960s. 1 folder. Unknown donor. Ph2004-036

Statue. Color snapshots of coal miner statue and memorial in McDowell County, 1996. 6 items. Harold J. Steele, Paynesville. Ph2004-061

Superintendents of state parks. Color print of attendees at annual superintendents meeting, Pipestem Resort State Park, 2003 November 3-6. 1 item. Bob Beanblossom, Charleston. Ph2004-031

Thomas, Raymond. Copy negatives of Thomas in World War I and World War II uniforms, ca. 1918, 1945. 2 items. Dorothy Fox, Belle. Ph2004-002

Union Carbide. B&W photos, color slides and scanned photos of Kanawha Valley plants and operations, 1920-1962. 4 folders and 4 CDs. Greg Henshall, Nitro. Ph2004-043

United Carbon building. Copy negatives of dedication including architect Robert Martens and Oscar Nelson, 1941. 3 items. Mrs. Eric Nelson, Charleston. Ph2004-010

United Mine Workers of America. B&W of John L. Lewis including banquet and speech in Monongah; color of Arnold Miller being sworn in as president; ca. 1940-1977. 23 items. Mike Browning in memory of Arnold Miller and Charles L. Gibson, Charleston. Ph2004-057

Varney, Emil Collection. Copy prints from negatives of local television cameraman, ca. 1960s. 177 items. Emil Varney, Charleston. Ph2004-064

Weirton Steel, Marshall Normal School, store. B&W of legislative visit to Weirton Steel which included Senator John H. Bowling; copy negatives of 1918 Marshall Normal School, Bowling haberdashery store in Greenbrier County; ca. 1917-1953. 39 items. Connie A. Bowling, Charleston. Ph2004-019

West Virginia Heritage Quilt Project. B&W photos, color slides and forms documenting 4215 quilts, 1990s. 33 boxes and 2 CDs. West Virginia Heritage Quilt Project. Ph2004-042

West Virginia Penitentiary. CD of artwork in cells, with inventory and notes, 2003. 1 folder. John W. Larner, Altoona, PA. Ph2004-132

Whipple Colliery. Copy print of tipple, ca. 1900-1925. 1 item. Virgil Williams. Ph2004-003

White Sulphur Springs. Copy print and research information about Robert E. Lee's visit to the Old White, 1869 August. 1 folder. Larry Legge, Barboursville. Ph2004-129

Wilkin, Frank Collection. Copy negatives of photos, mostly taken by Frank Wilkin for Charleston Gazette for political events, sporting events, other West Virginia scenes, ca. 1955-1975. 202 items. Frank Wilkin, South Charleston. Ph2004-147

Williams, Virgil Collection. B&W of coal towns, coalfield baseball, ca. 1933-1968. 8 items. Virgil Williams, Kearneysville. Ph2004-134

Wirt County. Copy negatives of panoramic of first motorcade on paved road between Parkersburg and Charleston, 1926 September 24. 4 items. Chester Ludwig, Wirt County Historical Society, Elizabeth. Ph2004-119

Special Collections Accessioned

Benedum, Claude Worthington Foundation. Materials on 50th anniversary, 1994 October 14. 1 folder. Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, Pittsburgh, PA. Sc2004-054

Broadside. Movie schedule for Jefferson Theater, Charles Town, 1953 August. 1 item. Historical Society of Washington, DC, Washington, DC. Sc2004-123

Broadsides. Speeches of Charles James Faulkner and Samuel Price at 1872 Constitutional Convention (multiple copies), 1872. 18 items. Bookworm and Silverfish, Wytheville, VA. Sc2004-124

Brochure. Matewan, A Walking Tour, ca. 1985. 1 item. Unknown donor. Sc2004-058

Calendar. Veteran's Memorial Museum, 2005. 1 item. Veteran's Memorial Museum, Hinton. Sc2004- 157

Calendars. Wolf Creek Printery, 2002-2003. 2 items. Richard Fauss, Elkview. Sc87-41acc

Certificate. Department of Mines First Aid training for Virgil Williams, 1938 August 15. 1 item. Virgil Williams, Kearneysville. Sc2004-134

Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company. Forms, certificates and other materials, 1883-1936. 1 folder. Unknown donor. Sc2004-089

Children's Home Society of West Virginia. Correspondence, annual report and other materials on history of agency, 1986-1994. 1 folder. Children's Home Society of West Virginia, Charleston. Sc2004-053

Coupon book. Arnettsville Store Company coupons, deducted from pay of Courtney Coal Company, n.d. 1 item. Clay Hamilton, Rockville, MD. Sc2004-156

Election ticket. Republican ticket for local and district races including Convention (Constitutional Convention of 1872?), ca. 1872. 1 item. Unknown donor. Sc2004-052

Forms. Cancelled checks for First National Bank of Keystone and Bank of Princeton, 1918-1930. 8 items. Beverly Underwood, Princeton. Sc2004-135

Greeting card. Christmas card for Senator John D. Rockefeller IV and family, 1986. 1 item. Unknown donor. Sc2004-051

Haynes, William Collection. Blueprints and notes of various West Virginia projects, 1955-1986. 3 boxes, 86 tubes and four oversized. William M. Haynes, Sarasota, FL. Sc2004-045

Inaugural of Governor Cecil H. Underwood. Invitiation, tickets to symphony salute and napkins, 1997 January 12-13. 1 folder. Unknown donor. Sc2004-035

Jefferson and Morgan counites. Brochures, posters and other items regarding Jefferson County black history, Berkeley Springs State Park, 2004. 1 folder and 2 oversized. Unknown donor. Sc2004-125

Lumberport High School Collection. Programs, reunion materials and other items, many belonging to Grace Annabelle Wright Triweddi, class of 1939, ca. 1938-1989. 1 folder. Middletown Township Historical Society, Middletown, NJ. Sc2004-094

Mountain State Business College, Parkersburg. Textbook and other materials of school attended by Effa Lake McCray, 1902, 1984, n.d. 1 folder. Elaine Morrison Foster, Herndon, VA. Sc2004-158

Price list. LaBelle cut nails, 1947 January 14. 1 item. Wheeling LaBelle Nail Company, Wheeling. Sc2004-059

Program. Charleston Symphony Orchestra, 1945-1946. 1 item. Ann Watson, Grantville, OH. Sc2004-029

Program. West Virginia Day at New York World's Fair, 1939 June 24. 1 item. Stan Cohen, Missoula, MT. Sc2004-121

Publication. Buckskin Council (Boy Scouts of America) 5 Year Plan, ca. 1998. 1 item. Richard Fauss, Elkview. Sc2004-122

Publication. Church bulletin for First Baptist Church, Dunbar; Old Stone Church, Lewisburg; June 20 and October 19, 1982. 2 items. Unknown donor. Sc2004-118

Publication. Moving Mountains to Build Kanawha Airport, 1947. 1 item. Unknown donor. Sc2004- 159

Publications. Various works by Douglass C. Crummett of Charleston, who had several advertising and graphic design firms, ca. 1956-1989. 1 box. Olive Crummett, Richmond, VA. Sc2004-092

Publications. Wheeling Corrugating Company catalogues, brochures and products, ca. 1926-1961. 1 box. Thomas Ferris, Moundsville. Sc2004-077

Summers County and miscellaneous materials. Information on churches, Beni Kedem Temple, World War II ration books, Sons of Italy (all photocopes except ration book), 1927-1991. 6 folders. Steve Trail, Hinton on behalf of Lino Demarchi, Kyle Gwinn, Raymond Meador, and John Kesler. Sc89- 54acc

Wirt and Roane counties. Clippings and other items regarding first paved road between Parkersburg and Charleston (photocopies), 1926. 5 items. Chester Ludwig, Wirt County Historical Society, Elizabeth. Sc2004-119

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