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Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899), Two Autobiographies

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.4171

Overview

Two autobiographies written by Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899) of Monongalia and Marion Counties, West Virginia, who served as governor of the Restored Government of Virginia during the Civil War. This booklet includes photocopies of two original autobiographies, which were written in 1883 for Robert Alonzo (or P.W.) Brock (21 pages and accompanying letter) and John McAllister Schofield (5 pages). The booklet also includes typescript transcriptions of both autobiographies, made by Jeannie Kyle. Also included are copies of a web page, book pages, a news clipping, a typescript copy of an address delivered by Captain James Chambers Pryor regarding Memorial Day and Pierpont (1932), and other material related to F. H. Pierpont. Christa Pierpont compiled the first draft of the booklet in 2015. The booklet is also available at the Library of Virginia.

Dates

  • 2015

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

.01 Linear Feet (Summary: 1/4 in. (1 folder))

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/

Related A&M Collections

9, 113, 418, 419, 420, 497, 526, 559, 4171
Title
Francis Harrison Pierpont (1814-1899), Two Autobiographies, 2015
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Date
2016/03/02
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