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Oliver Perry Chitwood (1874-1971), History Professor, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2219

Overview

Correspondence, research notes, and manuscripts of a professor of history at West Virginia University (1907-1946), professor emeritus (1946-1971), and author of several college history textbooks and biographies. Subjects include book publishing, newspaper and magazine articles, correspondence with legislators and congressmen, personal correspondence, former students, and the Democratic Convention delegate selection in 1928. Also included are materials on Chitwood's books JOHN TYLER: CHAMPION OF THE OLD SOUTH, THE UNITED STATES: A SHORT HISTORY, and RICHARD HENRY LEE: STATESMAN OF THE REVOLUTION.

Dates

  • 1907-1969

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

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: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Title
Oliver Perry Chitwood (1874-1971), History Professor, Papers, 1907-1969
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
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Language of description
English
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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