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West Virginia University

LC control no.n 79059828
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Corporate name headingWest Virginia University
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Variant(s)W.V.U.
West Virginia. West Virginia University
WVU
See alsoAgricultural College of West Virginia
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Special noteOld catalog heading: West Virginia. University.
Found inAlumni magazine (Morgantown, W.Va.). Alumni magazine, winter/spring 1982: p. 1 (West Virginia University; WVU)
NUCMC files (In 1866 the trustees of Monongalia Academy offered to give the state of West Virginia all its property on condition that the proposed state college be located at or near Morgantown. In 1867 the state legislature accepted and est. the Agricultural College of West Virginia. Name changed in 1868 to West Virginia University)
Furniss, W.T. Amer. univ. & coll. 1973 (Chartered as Monongalia Academy in 1814; est. as Agricultural College of West Virginia in 1867; inc. and adopted name West Virginia University in 1868)
Information from 678 converted Dec. 8, 2014 (Est. 1867)