Campbell, Archibald W. (1839-1899), Newspaperman. Papers 1855-1899, 1907, 1941
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Title: Campbell, Archibald W. (1839-1899), Newspaperman. Papers
Creator: Campbell, Archibald W.
Inclusive dates: 1855-1899, 1907, 1941
Bulk dates: 1855-1899
Extent: 6 in. (1 document case, 2 1/2 in.); (1 flat storage box, 3 1/2 in.)
Papers of Archibald W. Campbell (1839-1899), editor of the Wheeling Daily Intelligencer . A strong unionist and Republican Party member, he worked hard through his editorials and behind the scenes in order to support the formation of the new state of West Virginia. The collection includes correspondence, clippings, ephemera, and scrapbooks dealing with the Civil War and political affairs in West Virginia's early statehood period. Some of the correspondence asks Campbell to publish specific accounts of events or rebuttals of others, showing the importance of the newspapers in shaping public perception. Correspondents include family members, Jacob B. Blair, Cassius M. Clay, Sherrard Clemens, B.F. Kelley, Francis H. Pierpont, John C. Underwood, and others. See Scope and Content Note for more information.

Call number: A&M No.: 14
Language: The materials are in English
Repository: West Virginia & Regional History Collection