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West Virginia University, Library, West Virginia Collection, Records

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1974

Scope and Contents

Administrative records of the West Virginia and Regional History Collection. Includes correspondence, reports, cataloging registration sheets, and reference records (including registration sheets and transaction ledgers). There is also material regarding renovations and additions to WVU Libraries.

Addendum of 1999/06/24:

1994-1998; 1 ft. 3 in. (1 records carton)

Records documenting the planning for renovations and additions to the Libraries of WVU; these records were accumulated by N. Bender, Head Curator of the WVRHC, and include correspondence, reports, floor plans, etc. from the Libraries Dean's Office and Provost.

Addendum of 2002/02/11:

1995-1999; 2 ft, 6 in. (2 records cartons, 15 in. each)

Sign-In Sheets (11/1995-12/1999) and Research Information Ledger forms (11/1995-12/1999) recording researchers and their reference activities at the WVRHC.

Addendum of 2004/08/23:

2002-2003; 5 in. (1 document case)

Sign-In Sheets (9/2002-12/2003), Research Information Ledger forms (7/2002-12/2003), and Pull Slips (7-12/2003) recording researchers and their reference activities at the WVRHC. (Use of Pull Slips began 7-2003.)

Addendum of 2007/07/23:

2004-2006; 1 ft. 3 in. (3 document cases, 5 in. each)

Sign-In Sheets (1/2004-12/2006), Research Information Ledger forms (1/2004-12/2006), and Pull Slips (1/2004-12/2006) recording researchers and their reference activities at the WVRHC.

Addendum of 2011/12/21:

1978-1980; 2 in. (3 folders)

Floor plans and other records relating to the renovation of Colson Hall in order to prepare it for the West Virginia and Regional History Collection. The WVRHC closed in Colson Hall and reopened in Wise Library in 2003.

Addendum of 2012/01/05:

2004-2006; 1 ft. 8 in. (1 records carton, 15 in.; 1 document case, 5 in.)

Sign-In Sheets (1/2007-12/2010), Pull Slips (1/2007-12/2010), and Research Information Ledger forms (7/2006-12/2010) recording researchers and their reference activities at the WVRHC.

Addendum of 2014/01/23:

ca. 1980-2013; 1 ft. 5 1/2 in. (1 records carton, 15 in.; 1 document case, 2 1/2 in.)

Office records of Rare Book Curator, Harold Forbes.

Addendum of 2014/03:

2011-2013; 1 ft. 8 in. (4 document cases, 5 in. each)

box 1; pull slips; 1/2011 - 6/2013

box 2; research information ledger forms; 1/2011 - 12/2013

box 2; sign-in sheets; 1-6/2011

box 3; sign-in sheets; 7/2011 - 8/2013

box 4; sign-in sheets; 9-12/2013

box 4; pull slips; 7-12/2013

box 4; statistics forms for books and microfilm returns; 8/2012 - 6/2013

box 4; desk calendars; 2011-2012

box 4; sign-in sheets (misc.); ca. 2012-2013, undated

Addendum of 2014/09:

ca. 1990-2005; 2 ft. 6 in. (2 record cartons)

box 1; photocopies of sketch cards and inventories to various A&M collections (these are likely of duplicate material that is otherwise available in current files); ca. 1980s-1990s

box 2; four copies of the "Parkinson Guide", a guide to a select subset of the total range of archives and manuscripts collections at the WVRHC, edited by George Parkinson; ca. 1980s

box 2; clippings regarding the Asimov collection, Rare Book collection, and West Virginia History OnView; 2004-2005

Addendum of 2017/08/10:

2014-2016; 1 ft. 1/2 in. (2 doc cases, 5 in. each); (1 doc case, 2.5 in.)

Box 1: research ledgers (11/2014 to 06/2016) and camera policy forms (07/2015 to 06/2016)

Box 2: pull slips (02/2015 to 12/2015--none from January or May)

Box 3: sign-in sheets (04/2015-06/2016) and pull slips (01/2016 to 06/2016)

Dates

  • 1949-2016

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Requires signed form, since 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

55.8 Linear Feet (Summary: 55 ft. 10 in. (83 document cases, 5 in. each; 2 document cases, 2 1/2 in.; 16 record cartons, 15 in. each); 8 reels of microfilm in card file box)

Language

English

Overview

Administrative records of the West Virginia and Regional History Collection. Includes correspondence, reports, cataloging registration sheets, and reference records (including registration sheets and transaction ledgers). There is also material regarding renovations and additions to WVU Libraries.

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
West Virginia University, Library, West Virginia Collection, Records
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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