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Reed, Perley Isaac, 1887-1973


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Perley Isaac Reed, 1887-1973. “The Modern Newspaper as a Social Instrument”

Collection Number: A&M 2154
Overview Dr. Perley Isaac Reed (1887-1973) was an English and journalism professor and the founder of the School of Journalism at West Virginia University in 1939. Collection consists of a typescript copy of "The Modern Newspaper as a Social Instrument," which was written by Reed in 1948 with the goal of defining a good modern newspaper in the middle of the 20th century. Typescript has handwritten annotations and corrections, but is a photocopy. The book is divided into three parts: "The Newspaper as...
Dates: 1948

Perley Reed, Author, Poetry and Artwork

Collection Number: A&M 1776
Overview The Marriage Certificate of Perley Reed and Elizabeth Dee Frost, telegrams recieved by Elizabeth and Perley, as well as newspaper clippings celebrating their engagment. Elizabeth's certificate of intitiation into The Delta Kappa Gamma Society in 1965. There are also 6 artworks by Reed, who was a hobbyist painter.The artworks are:Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau Oil on canvasboard, 30 x 24, 1966 A Soldier’s Farewell, Oil on canvasboard, 20 x 16, 1963 Matterhorn, Oil on...
Dates: 1922-1965

Phi Beta Kappa, West Virginia University Chapter, Records

Collection Number: A&M 2243

Correspondence, constitutions, rosters, publications, and other papers concerning the WVU chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, national honorary society. Papers are from the files of Dr. Perley Isaac Reed, WVU Professor of Journalism and one time state President of the organization.

Dates: 1939-49

Robert L. Pemberton (1860-1944) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0278
Scope and Contents Letters, mainly incoming correspondence, speeches, and printed materials of R.L. Pemberton, for many years editor of The St. Marys Oracle. Correspondents include A.I. Boreman, G.W. Atkinson, Robert A. Armstrong, Louis Bennett, John J. Cornwell, W.E. Glasscock, H.C. Greer, P.I. Reed, Louis Johnson, and Homer A. Holt. The correspondence concerns politics and Pemberton's activities with newspaper associations in West Virginia. Included are religious pamphlets,...
Dates: 1880-1944; Majority of material found within 1891-1944

West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2134
Scope and Contents Correspondence and business records while the company was operating near the present site of Cass. Subjects and topics covered are the Blackwater Lumber Company, Condon-Lane Boom and Lumber Company, Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad, Greenbrier River, logging, lumber agents, Martin-Lane and Company, railroads, J.L. Rumbarger Lumber Company, R.M. Sutton Company, Stearns Manufacturing Company, Saint Lawrence Boom and Manufacturing Company, S.E. Slaymaker and Company, timberlands, West Spruce Lumber...
Dates: 1892-1939

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