West Virginia Archives Month 2017

This October, throughout the month, the West Virginia Caucus of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference (MARAC) is celebrating the second ...
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From Camp Lee to the Great War Podcast

From Camp Lee to the Great War: The Experiences of Two World War I Soldiers Told Through Their Letters Home to West Virginia

About a year ago, Margie Richey contacted Jon-Erik Gilot, the Archivist of the Diocese. She said she had some WWI ...
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Wheeling vs. Charleston: West Virginia’s “Floating Capital/Capitol”

As any good West Virginian knows, our state was born of the Civil War, officially joining the Union on June ...
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When Hollywood Came to West Virginia

A Premier Premiere Collection The night was finally here.  After months of anticipation and preparation, the streets of Wheeling were ...
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Bethany College, The Upper Ohio Valley Collection

- submitted by Sharon Monigold, Reference, Instruction and Archives Librarian, Bethany College The T.W. Phillips Memorial Library at Bethany College ...
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Marshall University Special Collections Welcomes Political Consultant’s Papers

by Tiffany Davis, University Communications Office, Marshall University Marshall University has acquired the papers of the late political consultant Matthew A ...
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Thousands of Photographs from Senator Rockefeller’s Collection Available Online

West Virginia University Libraries’ West Virginia & Regional History Center has released more than 1,500 digital photographs from the Senator ...
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Restoration in progress in Historic Waldomore, Clarksburg, WV

Knocking Off the Cobwebs: Bringing Life Back to Waldomore

- Submitted by Catherine Clevenger, Waldomore Manager, Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library With its doors closed, contents in storage, and contractors walking ...
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Featured Image: Ellen Dunable Postcard Collection, Museums of Oglebay Insitute

40 Years and 40 Binders

The Ellen Dunable Postcard Collection at the Museums of Oglebay Institute - submitted by Kelsy Traeger,  Curator at the Musuems of ...
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