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Alberta Pierson Hannum (b.1906) Manuscripts

Collection Number: A&M 2236


Manuscripts of LOOK BACK WITH LOVE and PAINT THE WIND, galley proof of THURSDAY APRIL, and copies of Hannum publications. Hannum, born in Ohio and a 1929 graduate of Ohio State University, has lived in West Virginia since 1929. She received an honorary doctorate from West Virginia University in 1968 for her writings on the Southern Highlands, the best known of which is ROSEANNA McCOY.


  • Creation: ca. 1946-1959


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0.7 Linear Feet (Summary: 7 1/2 in. (1 document case, 5 in.); (1 document case, 2 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:

Alberta Pierson Hannum (b.1906) Manuscripts, ca. 1946-1959
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Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

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