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Maurice Brooks, Biology Professor, Papers

Collection Number: A&M.3162


Correspondence and lecture files of Maurice G. Brooks, a French Creek native and WVU graduate, who served as a professor of biology from 1932 to 1938 and professor of wildlife management from 1938 until 1969. His papers particularly deal with his work with the Wilson Ornithological Club, National Audubon Society, and West Virginia Conservation Commission. Subjects of special note include: Redstart magazine; the formation of the WVU Faculty Senate; the controversy between Gov. Matthew M. Neely and West Virginia University president, Charles E. Lawall; and World War II. Notable correspondents include: Robert G. Kelley, Clarence Meadows, Jennings Randolph, and Irvin Stewart.


  • 1922-1973


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2.3 Linear Feet (Summary: 2 ft. 4 in. (5 document cases, 5 in. each); (1 small flat storage box, 3 in.))

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Maurice Brooks, Biology Professor, Papers, 1922-1973
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1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US