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Oscar Doane Lambert (1888-1959), Collector, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1505

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and the original draft of “West Virginia and Its Government” by Dr. Oscar D. Lambert, West Virginia University history professor and manuscripts collector for the West Virginia Collection. Papers deal with Dr. Lambert's teaching duties, his various writings and publications, and his archival collecting activities at the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Series include:
Series 1. Correspondence, 1944–1955 (boxes 1-5)
Series 2. Correspondence, 1955–1959 (boxes 6-7)
Series 3. Registration Sheets, 1953–1957 (box 8)
Series 4. Draft of "West Virginia and Its Government" and an Incomplete Manuscript of "Steps in West Virginia History,” undated (box 9)


  • Creation: 1944-1959


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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.


3.75 Linear Feet (Summary: 3 ft. 9 in. (9 document cases, 5 in. each))

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:

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Revision Statements

  • 2018/09/12: This collection has been disambiguated.

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

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