Ephemera Collection, ca. 1900-1993 A&M.2116

Ephemera Collection, ca. 1900-1993 A&M.2116


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Morgantown, WV 26506-6069
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Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center

Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M.2116
Title
Ephemera Collectionca. 1900-19931900-1930
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/4119
Quantity
3.8 Linear Feet Summary: 3 ft. 9 1/2 in. (7 doc cases, 5 in.; 3 doc cases, 2 1/2 in.; 1 small flat storage box, 3 in.; 1 oversize folder)
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
English
Abstract
Paper ephemera, including: illustrated letterhead titled "Offices of J.W. Wiles" featuring portrait of J.W. Wiles and photo of the "Wiles Block" building in Morgantown, WV; there is also letterhead for the "Star Glass Company" and "Union Realty and Development Co.," both of Morgantown; illustrated envelopes for the "Hotel Morgan" of Morgantown, "The Waldo" of Clarksburg, and "The Ruffner" of Charleston. Signed calling card of J.W. Wiles. There is an extensive collection of greeting cards, including Valentines. There is also a printed invitation card for a luncheon with President and Mrs. Taft (1912). Addendum of 2019/06/17 includes four greeting cards from the Young family of Morgantown, including two large Valentine cards (including windmill and seesaw graphics; undated), one small Valentine card (undated), and one Christmas card (booklet, "One Christmas Back in Grandfather's Time; 1952).

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

A&M 2116, Ephemera Collection, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries.


Separated Material

Separated to the Printed Ephemera Colletion (PEC): A children's picture book entitled "The Night Before Christmas or A Visit of St. Nicholas"; copyright 1896 by McLaughlin Brothers.


Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Burdette, George.
  • Carr Oil Company
  • Churches -- Philippi United Brethren
  • Cornwallis, Ritchie Company
  • Ephemera.
  • Fairmont Field Club
  • Ganer, William M.
  • Goose Hunters, Inc.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • Oil and Gas Industry and Fields.
  • Parkersburg (W. Va.)
  • Philippi.
  • Photography
  • Ritchie County (W. Va.)
  • Upton, Marceline Louise.
  • Upton, Okey.
  • Warner, Freeman.
  • Watson Drilling & Development Company
  • West Virginia - statehood proclamation.
  • West Virginia Collection - Archives and Manuscripts.
  • West Virginia Collection - West Virginia Room.
  • West Virginia Collection - West Virginia University Library.
  • West Virginia University. Library. West Virginia Collection

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Burdette, George.
  • Ganer, William M.
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
  • Upton, Marceline Louise.
  • Upton, Okey.
  • Warner, Freeman.

Significant Places Associated With the Collection

  • Parkersburg (W. Va.)
  • Philippi.
  • Ritchie County (W. Va.)