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Title: Holt, Rush Dew (1905-1955). Papers. Court Record Featuring Stonewall Jackson
Call number: A&M No.: 3943
Inclusive dates: 1841
Extent: 1 item (1 folder)
Abstract: Lewis County debt record featuring Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson as Constable to collect money from Jonathan E. Bennett owed to J. Holt. Does not include original signature of Stonewall Jackson.
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Title: Holt, Rush Dew (1905-1955). Papers
Call number: A&M No.: 873
Creator: Holt, Rush Dew (1905-1955)
Inclusive dates: 1851-1955
Extent: 98 ft. 5 in. (233 document cases, 5 in. each); (1 document case, 2 1/2 in.); (3 large flat storage boxes, 3 in. each); (1 large flat storage box, 5 in.)
Abstract: Correspondence and papers of Rush Dew Holt, Lewis County, as a sports writer, teacher, West Virginia state legislator at various dates from 1931 to 1949, and U.S. senator from West Virginia, 1935-1941. Material includes clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, speeches, phonograph recordings, writings, press releases, political cartoons, and printed matter. Also included are personal papers of Dr. M.S. Holt (1850-1939), father of Senator Holt, and Ralph K. Chase (1900-1947), brother-in-law of the senator. Subjects include: state and national politics, 1920-1954; U.S. Senator Matthew M. Neely; the public utilities industry and investigations of it by the West Virginia House of Delegates; the Wheeler-Rayburn Holding Company Act; taxation and the cost of government; the National Recovery Administration; Huey P. Long; organized labor (including the United Mine Workers of America, the Congress of Industrial Organizations, the American Federation of Labor, the Progressive Miners of America, John L. Lewis, and Van A. Bittner); the Works Progress Administration; Harry L. Hopkins; Walter Thurmond; the Guffey Coal Act; the National Bituminous Coal Commission; the National Labor Relations Board; public education; the Supreme Court reorganization bill; the anti-lynching bill; social security and government relief; political patronage and graft; reciprocal trade agreements; the Roosevelt Administration's foreign policy; and the America First Committee. Correspondents include Michael L. Benedum, Van A. Bittner, Hugo L. Black, Harry F. Byrd, William G. Conley, Roy Bird Cook, Charles E. Coughlin, John B. Easton, Andrew Edmiston, James A. Farley, Hamilton Fish, John N. Garner, William Green, Walter S. Hallanan, Sigfrid Hauck, Homer A. Holt, Matthew S. Holt, Harry I. Hopkins, Harold Ickes, Anna Jarvis, Hiram Johnson, John Kee, Robert G. Kelly, H.G. Kump, Robert M. LaFollette, Jr., William Lemke, John L. Lewis, Huey P. Long, Sam Mallison, Clarence W. Meadows, H.I. Mencken, Matthew M. Neely, Gerald P. Nye, George N. Peek, Claude Pepper, Jennings Randolph, John E. Rankin, James Roosevelt, Upton Sinclair, Gerald L.K. Smith, Walter R. Thurmond, Hector B. Trujillo, Harry S. Truman, John R. Turner, Burton K. Wheeler, Walter White, and Aubrey Williams. There are processing notes for the correspondence during the years 1928-1942 which give a fuller description of the collection. The papers of M.S. Holt, Sr., concern the newspaper business, horse breeding, local, state, and national politics, the Socialist Party of West Virginia, and the practice of medicine. There are medical account books, an account book for the Weston REPUBLICAN, ca.1879-1880, and two daybooks for the Weston REPUBLICAN, 1881-1893. The papers of Ralph K. Chase include legal and personal correspondence, law school notebooks, and materials relating to the U.S. Maritime Commission; papers of Andrew E. Holt, brother of Rush D. Holt, and papers relating to the Weston Cash Grocery and other family matters. Also included are seventeen tape recordings of speeches by Senator Holt. For photographs related to this collection, go to wvhistoryonview.org and search for this collection's four digit call number (otherwise known as an a&m number).
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Title: Holt, Rush Dew (1905-1955). Papers
Call number: A&M No.: 1701
Creator: Holt, Rush Dew (1905-1955)
Creator, Family name: Holt family
Inclusive dates: 1820-2014
Extent: 123 ft. 2 1/2 in. (278 document cases, 5 in. each); (2 document cases, 2 1/2 in.); (4 records cartons, 15 in. each); (3 small flat storage boxes, 3 in.); (3 large flat storage boxes, 3 in.); (1 large flat storage box, 5 in.); (2 large flat storage boxes, 1 1/2 in.); (1 folder, 1/4 in.)
Abstract: Papers of Rush Dew Holt of Lewis County, documenting his activities as a sports writer, teacher, West Virginia state legislator at various times from 1931 to 1949, and U.S. senator from West Virginia, 1935-1941. Collection includes correspondence, clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, speeches, sound recordings, writings, press releases, political cartoons, and printed matter. The collection also includes the personal papers of Dr. M.S. Holt (1850-1939), father of Senator Holt, and Ralph K. Chase (1900-1947), brother-in-law of the senator. There are also extensive addenda to this collection which include not only additional material regarding Rush D. Holt, but also his wife Helen Froelich Holt and their son Rush D. Holt, Jr.; these addenda are described in the scope and content note. For photographs related to this collection, go to wvhistoryonview.org and search for this collection's four digit call number (otherwise known as an a&m number).
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