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Chapman Revercomb, Politician, Biography

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3357

Scope and Contents

Research papers and drafts of a biography of William Chapman Revercomb (1895-1979). Original accession includes one bound typescript of over 540 pages narrating the political career of Chapman Revercomb, authored by Stephen Jones and Ann Bradley; includes photocopies of maps (with much demographic data) and photographs. Also includes a typescript of over 350 pages of second version of this book.

The addendum of 2018-03-30 includes research materials and copies of primary sources as well as drafts of the book. In 2017, the book was published as A Conspiracy of Events: Senator Chapman Revercomb and West Virginia Politics, Immigration Reform, and the Eisenhower-Taft Conflict by Stephen Jones and Ann Bradley. This addendum is minimally processed; its contents list is based on an inventory provided by the donor and checked by staff.

Dates

  • ca. 1932-1990s

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Extent

5.9 Linear Feet (5 ft. 11 in. (1 small flat storage box, 3 in.); (1 document case, 2 1/2 in.); (1 document case, 5 in.); (4 record cartons, 15 in. each); (1 oversize folder, 1/2 in.))

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/

Creator

Title
Chapman Revercomb, Politician, Biography
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536