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1881 July 2

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Mr. Lesley

Northampton (Mass.) - Updating Mr. Lesley on the progress of the Low Moor reports, and entreating him to visit the Virginia and West Virgina mineral lands. Lyman debates the merits of publishing a paper in either Raymond's paper or the Proceedings of the Philosphical Society, and writes that Lizzy's health continues to deteriorate.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1920

Molton Carter Majors

West Virginia - Bust portrait in three quarter profile of man in suit jacket and vest with bow tie and Masonic watch fob. Caption: M.C. Majors, Keyser, W. Va.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1900 Dec. 26

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Frank Lyman

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Requesting a loan to help pay the mortgage on the Shippen and Wetherill coal mine, informing Frank of a schemer trying to purchase the tract, and discussing current employment and future prospects.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1932

Jesse Branche

West Virginia - Bust portrait of young man in suit jacket and tie. Caption: Jesse Branche '32, W Va State, Magna Cum Laude.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1881 June 27

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Mr. Lesley

Northampton (Mass.) - Lyman writes to inform Mr. Lesley of a draft of the report on the Low Moor Tract that he would like to send with Mr. Lesley on his trip to Virginia and West Virginia, and of Lizzy's failing health. A note at the top of the letter reads: "a mistake. I am not going to Va."

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1937 Jan. 25

Blackington, Alton H.

Destruction from an Ohio River flood Flood refugees

Wheeling (W.Va.) - Copy image: the news that her home on the island section of Wheeling had fallen victim to the raging Ohio River was the last straw for Mrs. Lillian Cale, who is shown in Market Auditorium, flood sanctuary with two children as she wept bitterly. The girls are Evelyn and Dorothy. Int. News Photo.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1902 Apr. 30

West Virginia . Dept. of Free Schools

Letter from the West Virginia Dept. of Free Schools to W. E. B. Du Bois

Charleston (W. Va.) - Responding to Du Bois's question that there are no schools in West Virginia that train kindergarten teachers and lists the colored schools in that state.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1872 May 5

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Mr. Lesley

Peytona (W. Va) - Lyman describes the weather in West Virginia, the size of the job he traveled there to perform, and the transportation of his surveying instruments.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers

1923 May 5

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

Letter from William Pickens to W. E. B. Du Bois

West Virginia - Concerning Du Bois's recent address on segregation in schools.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1900 Dec. 21

Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920

Letter from Benjamin Smith Lyman to Edward Pennock

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Answering an inquiry about the cost of a geological examination, and providing a quote on the cost and time to personally undertake the work.

Benjamin Smith Lyman Papers