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Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation Records

Collection Number: A&M 4391

Content Description

Records of the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation documenting the restoration and preservation of the Pearl Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County.

Box 1 includes correspondence, reports, contractor records, and other material; 1970-1974.

Box 2, addendum of 2019/11/22, includes correspondence of the executive director, certificates of gift, lists of donated property, appraisal lists, reports, and other material, ca. 1970-1985, undated.

Digital materials include 2,841 digital files of photographs that document the facilities and artifacts of the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum, ca. 2019, and a digitized version of the Absalom Sydenstricker Bible.


  • Creation: ca. 1970-2011, 2019, undated
  • Creation: Majority of material found within ca. 1970-1985


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Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Researchers may access born digital materials by requesting to view the materials in person by appointment or remotely by contacting the West Virginia & Regional History Center reference department at

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.


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

21.8 Gigabytes (2841 files, formats, .tif, .pdf, .indd, .xlsx, .jpg, .html, and .csv)

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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Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

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