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West Virginia Wesleyan College


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Clement Ross Jones (1871-1939) Papers

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...
Dates: 1917-1934

General Education Board Records

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...
Dates: 1901-1967

Harvey W. Harmer (1865-1961) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1686
Scope and Contents 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...
Dates: 1842-1961

Jean Lee Latham (b.1902) Typescripts

Collection Number: A&M 1232

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

Lewis H. Chrisman Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2114

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.

Dates: 1949-1964

Osborne Family Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0930

A genealogy of the Osborne family of Greenbrier County. Originally from New Jersey, the family settled in Greenbrier and Hampshire counties.

Dates: 1987

Pearl S. Buck, Author, Literary Manuscripts

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

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Politics and government. 4
Universities and colleges 4
China 3
Women's history -- 1929-1950 3
Account books 2
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America First Day 2
Churches -- West Virginia -- Harrison County 2
Churches -- Methodist 2
Churches -- Methodist missions 2
Churches -- Nutter Fort (W. Va.) 2
Clarksburg (W. Va.) 2
Covered bridges 2
Harrison County (W. Va.) 2
Harrison County Fair. 2
India 2
Korea 2
Lawyers - letters and papers. 2
Mason-Dixon Line 2
Mills and mill-work 2
Nutter Fort (W. Va.) 2
Philippines 2
Progressive Union Movement. 2
Prohibition -- United States -- History 2
Railroads 2
Railroads - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. 2
Shinnston (W. Va.) 2
Transportation 2
Women -- Suffrage 2
Women -- United States -- History 2
Women's history -- 1800-1849 2
Women's history -- 1850-1899 2
Women's history -- 1900-1929 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
African-Americans. SEE ALSO Coal miners - African Americans. 1
Amerasians 1
Authors -- Letters and papers 1
Authors, American -- West Virginia 1
Buckhannon (W. Va.) 1
Children with mental disabilities 1
China -- Fiction 1
China -- In literature 1
China -- Foreign Relations -- United States 1
Education 1
Education. SEE ALSO Schools. 1
Genealogy 1
Hillsboro (W. Va.) 1
Human rights advocacy 1
Intercountry adoption 1
Interracial adoption 1
Jamestown. 1
Literature and society -- China 1
Literature and society -- United States 1
Markleton, PA 1
Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence 1
Novelists, American -- West Virginia 1
Religion. SEE ALSO Churches. 1
Schools 1
United States -- Foreign Relations -- China 1
United States -- Relations -- China 1
Veterans -- West Virginia -- Monongalia 1
Virginia 1
West Virginia - Writers. 1
Women novelists, American -- 20th century 1
Women social reformers -- United States 1
Women's history -- 1951-present 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
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