West Virginia Wesleyan College
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.0084
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspapers, and newspaper clippings concerning the service records of West Virginia University students, former students, and alumni collected by Dean C. R. Jones for the compilation of the University Honor Roll. Also several bulletins, pamphlets, and circulars on the war activities of various university and veteran’s hospitals, including: West Virginia Wesleyan, Shepherd College, University of Arizona, University of Cincinnati, Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic...
Collection Number: A&M.3193
Overview Correspondence, reports, statistics, maps, photographs and pamphlets related to the efforts in West Virginia of the early southern program of the General Education Board (GEB). The GEB, founded by John D. Rockefeller, is one of the most significant philanthropic efforts in the history of U.S. education particularly noted for its aid to African-American schools, teachers and students. In West Virginia it aided the African-American colleges of West Virginia State, a public institution and Storer,...
Collection Number: A&M.1686
Overview Correspondence, speeches, essays, clippings, and account books of a Clarksburg lawyer, Republican state senator, and Harrison County local historian. Subjects include the history of Clarksburg and Shinnston; the Progressive Movement, women's suffrage, and prohibition in West Virginia; West Virginia Wesleyan College; West Virginia Historical Society; Methodism in Harrison County and the state; Methodist missions in Korea, China, India, the Philippines, and the United States; gristmills and...
Collection Number: A&M.1232
Overview Typescript copies of several works of Latham: THIS DEAR BOUGHT LAND, a story of the Jamestown settlement; TRAIL BLAZER OF THE SEAS, the story of Matthew Fontaine Maury; and a serialization CARRY ON, MR. BOWDITCH. Latham was born in Buckhannon, West Virginia, graduated from West Virginia Wesleyan in 1925, and became a prolific and distinguished author and playwright.
Dates: ca. 1947-1955
Collection Number: A&M.2114
Overview Correspondence between Dr. Chrisman, professor of English at West Virginia Wesleyan College, and Dr. Edgar Wesley, professor of education at the University of Minnesota. Subjects include education, religion, politics, Dr. C.H. Ambler, West Virginia Wesleyan College, and West Virginia University.
Collection Number: A&M.0930
Collection Number: A&M.4052
Overview Literary manuscripts of Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973), an American fiction writer and humanitarian who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932 and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1938. She is best known for her novels about peasant life in China. The collection includes the great majority of manuscripts comprising Buck's literary works, including her novels, non-fiction, children's books, and short stories, as well as articles and speeches, among other material. There is also material about Pearl Buck....
Dates: ca. 1923-2014; Majority of material found within ca. 1923-1973