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Contents

› The Early Capitol Locations
› Planning the Capitol Complex
› West Virginia Executive Mansion
› Building the Capitol: Part 1
› Building the Capitol: Part 2
› Building the Capitol: Part 3
› The Architect's Description
› Biographical Sketch of the Architect
› Capitol Building Commission Members
› The West Virginia Capitol: Project of Five Governors
› Mythological Figures in the Carved Heads
› Summary of Facts Concerning the Capitol
› Glossary of Architectural Terms Used
› Bibliography and Photographic Credits

Articles

  • "West Virginia's Capitol Buildings", Kyle McCormick, former director of the Department of Archives and History, printed by Mathews Printing and Lithographing Company.

  • "...digest of the Capitol's History", W. S. Johnson, former state treasurer, (handout) courtesy of the Jarrett Printing Company.

  • "West Virginia's Magnificent State Capitol", Boyd Stutler, from the West Virginia Review, volume IX (July 1932).


    News Release

  • "...reasoning for Capitol Building Commission's choice of construction sites", Kyle McCormick, from the archives search room, Cultural Center.


    Newspapers

  • "New Capitol Section", Charleston Daily Mail, June 19, 1932.

  • "Four State Departments Enter New Quarters", Charleston Daily Mail, January 15,1928.

  • Various other articles from Charleston newspapers the Gazette and the Daily Mail, years 1921-1932.


    Correspondence

  • Letters, communications and memorandums of the Capitol Building Commission, from the archives search room, Cultural Center, 1930-1932.

  • Letter and descriptive papers regarding the Capitol to Walter E. Clark, former editor of the Daily Mail, from Cass Gilbert; April 8,1932 and May of 1932; courtesy of George Singleton, clerk of the Supreme Court of Appeals, state of West Virginia, and Bob Mellace of Charleston.


    Books

  • Public Addresses and Papers of Governors Cornwell, Morgan, Gore and Conley, from the archives search room, Cultural Center.

  • West Virginia Governors, 1863-1980, by John G. Morgan, second edition, published by Charleston Newspapers, 1980.

  • Charleston and the Kanawha Valley, by Otis K. Rice, sponsored by the West Virginia Historical Society, first edition, Windsor Publications, Inc., 1981.


    Document

  • Nomination form, the National Register of Historic Places, West Virginia Capitol Complex, prepared by James E. Harding, Research Analyst for the West Virginia Antiquities Commission, April 11,1974.


    Reference

  • The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Volume XXVI, James T. White & Company, 1937, pp. 20-21 .


    Photographic Credits

  • Front cover - David E. Fattaleh, Division of Tourism.

  • Back cover - Steve Shaluta, Jr., Division of Tourism.

  • Inside front cover - Rick Lee, Division of Culture and History.

  • Title page- Mike Keller, Division of Culture and History.

  • Early Capitols, First Governor's Mansion, Capitol Annex and pasteboard Capitol, Courtesy of the State Archives, Division of Culture and History.

  • Construction documentation, 1924-1925 Leonard Gates, courtesy of the State Archives, Division of Culture and History.

  • Construction documentation, 1926-1932 Bollinger Studios, courtesy of the State Archives, Division of Culture and History.

  • Recent exterior work - Mike Keller, Division of Culture and History.

  • Recent interior work Rick Lee, Division of Culture and History; David E. Fattaleh, Division of Tourism.

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