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John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1220

Scope and Contents

Papers of a Baltimore essayist and novelist which include a checklist of the Kennedy collection in the Peabody Institute Library; an alphabetical checklist of Kennedy's incoming correspondence; and selected materials pertaining to the Berkeley Springs-Martinsburg-Winchester area, visits to Richmond, Salt Sulphur, and White Sulphur Springs, and a journey in 1850 to Philadelphia, New York, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and Louisville from Kennedy's journal, 1848-1855; and his diary, 1829-1832. There are also selected letters and portions of a diary copied from originals in the Library of Congress, describing visits to Berkeley Springs and White Sulphur Springs, 1848-1857.

Scope and Contents

This collections contains checklists of the John Pendelton Kennedy Papers and the letters to John Pendleton Kennedy


  • Creation: 1829-1854


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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 see the Permissions and Copyright page on the West Virginia and Regional History Center website.


0.01 Linear Feet (Summary: 2 items (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:

Related A&M Collections

1220, 1301, 2168

John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) Papers, 1820-1898, ca. 1953
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Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US