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Dr. William A. Neal Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4481

Scope and Contents

Papers of West Virginia University, School of Medicine faculty member Dr. William A. Neal and the Neal family of West Virginia. Includes correspondence, photographs, awards, clippings, military service record, etc. documenting his career. Also includes papers regarding Neal's father and paternal uncles, and mother. There are papers of his grandfather William Elmer Neal (1875-1969) who was a physician, mayor of Huntington, WV (1925-1928), and who served in the WV House of Delegates (1949-1951) and U.S. House of Representatives (1952-1954; 1956-1958). There are letters of Leonard B. Neal (1878-1900) and material regarding Susan Witten Neal (1888-1961), who was one of the first female graduates of Marshall College. Finally, there are research papers and manuscript materials for William A. Neal's book on Edward J. Van Liere, who was an advocate for medical education in West Virginia.


  • Creation: ca. 1880-2016

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.


4.25 Linear Feet (4 ft. 3 in. (8 document cases, 5 in. each); (2 document cases, 2 1/2 in. each) (2 flat storage boxes, 3 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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Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

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