Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.2471
Overview Correspondence and manuscripts of articles by Grafton resident Charles Carpenter (1889-1975), a historian, writer, and collector of West Virginia memorabilia. The collection also contains a brief genealogy of the Haymond family and an incomplete Upshur County, West Virginia court record book of 1853-1856.
Collection Number: A&M.1858
Overview Papers of Helen Louise (Froelich) Holt (1913-2015) relating to her personal, educational, and political activities. Types of material include publications, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and ephemera, among others. The collection is divided into five series: Personal and Political Papers (1912-2015 and undated), Press and Media Activity (1937-2008 and undated), State Government Papers (1955-1960), Federal Government Papers (1960-1984 and undated), and Rush Dew Holt, Jr. Papers...
Dates: 1912-2015 and undated
Collection Number: A&M.2600
Overview Papers of James ("Jim") Franklin Comstock of Richwood, West Virginia, whose position as editor of the West Virginia Hillbilly and avocation as collector and advocate of all things West Virginia led to the preservation of much of the state's physical, visual, and textual history. The collection includes materials Comstock collected about West Virginia history as well as his own personal and professional papers. Materials include: general series of...
Dates: 1650-1671, 1717-2003, undated; Majority of material found within ca. 1850-1995
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
Collection Number: A&M.0727
Overview Papers 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 for her novels about peasant life in China. Dating chiefly from 1933 to 1966, the collection contains typescript and handwritten drafts of articles, reviews, novels, plays, short stories, and speeches; reference materials; and correspondence that document Pearl Buck's literary, political, and humanitarian activities from 1933 to 1976....
Dates: 1921-2018, undated; Majority of material found within 1933-1966, undated
Collection Number: A&M.4391
Content Description Records of the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation documenting the restoration and preservation of the Pearl Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County.Box 1 includes correspondence, reports, contractor records, and other material; 1970-1974.Box 2, addendum of 2019/11/22, includes correspondence of the executive director, certificates of gift, lists of donated property, appraisal lists, reports, and other material, ca. 1970-1985, undated; also...
Dates: ca. 1970-2011, 2019, undated; Majority of material found within ca. 1970-1985
Collection Number: A&M.0910
Scope and Contents Correspondence received by Mr. Stuart as editor of the West Union Record, West Union, including letters from John W. Davis, Douglas S. Freeman, Pearl S. Buck, Allen Nevins, William Jennings Bryan, Franklin D. Roosevelt, W. E. Chilton, Louis Johnson, Rush D. Holt, James A. Farley, John J. Cornwell, H. G. Kump, Homer A. Holt, and others.
Collection Number: A&M.2583
Overview Two lists, alphabetical and chronological, of honorary degree recipients of West Virginia University. Recipients include Newton D. Baker, Waitman Barbe, Michael Benedum, Luis Borges, Pearl Buck, Robert C. Byrd, Henry S. Commager, Roy Bird Cook, Earl Core, John J. Cornwell, Marmaduke Dent, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Henry D. Hatfield, John L. Lewis, J.A. McBride, Jennings Randolph, Sam Rayburn, Harold E. Stassen, Cyrus Vance, I.C. White, and Charles Yeager.