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McNeill, Louise


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Louise McNeill (1911-1993), Poet, Typescript of "Gauley Mountain"

Collection Number: A&M.2215
Overview Typescript with annotations of Louise McNeill (Pease)'s book of poems entitled Gauley Mountain, first published in 1939. Also includes typescript rough drafts of chapters from McNeill's Elderberry Flood (undated) and correspondence. Letters include one from Margaret P. Montague to McNeill (1937); two letters from McNeill to Pennsylvania State University (1958); and two letters from McNeill to West Virginia University President...
Dates: 1937-1989, undated

Louise McNeill, Poet, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3201
Overview Papers of Louise McNeill (Pease), 1911-1993, of Pocahontas County, West Virginia, noted twentieth century Appalachian poet and author, poet laureate of West Virginia from 1979 to 1993, and professor of history and English. Though most well-known for her lyrical poetry about the history and spirit of West Virginia, McNeill also wrote articles, short stories, essays, and her memoirs. Includes biographical materials, letters, writings, poems, photographs, audio-visual materials, artifacts, and...
Dates: circa 1861-1865, 1930-1993; Majority of material found in 1970-1993