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Women's history -- 1951-present

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Agnes Smith (b.1906) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1774
Scope and Contents Reflections “On Reading” delivered to a group of librarians, 1964 and correspondence of the author concerning her work. Written by Agnes Smith, a Clarksburg native.

Agnes Smith Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1877
Scope and Contents Papers of author Agnes Smith (b. 1906), including typescript of "An Edge of the Forest", a children's book published in 1959, covers for the book, and a typescript draft of a television script prepared from the book by BBC for the program "Adventures in English." There are also two letters regarding BBC use of the book (1965-66) and six short stories by Smith, generally titled “Engagements and Obituaries."

One carbon copy (typescript) of “On Words”, added 1966 Aug.

Alice McMechen, Collector, Papers of Artist Alvena V. Seckar

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Collection Number: A&M.4428
Overview Papers of artist and author Alvena V. Seckar, collected by her friend Alice McMechen. Collection includes newspaper and magazine articles; material regarding work-in-progress "Jewels of Memory"; invitations to Seckar's birthday parties, correspondence, photographs, artworks, and copies of two of Seckar's books.

Alvena V. Seckar, Author and Artist, Artwork and Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.2002
Overview Correspondence, 1954-1968, typescripts, class notes, course outlines, clippings, pamphlets, paintings, and photographs of an artist and author. Subjects include Islamic, Arabic, and Near Eastern art and the work of Paul Hogarth. Paintings include [Coal Country Scene], oil on canvas, 25 x 30, ca. 1960; [Two Children on House Steps], oil on board, 24.5 x 28, ca. 1960; and Hazel Coal Mine, oil on board, 26 x 28, ca. 1960. This collection also includes an antique children's book slate (dating from...

Alvena V. Seckar, Author and Artist, Manuscripts and Correspondence

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Collection Number: A&M.0903
Overview Papers of Alvena Seckar, including manuscript copies, an outline, and suggestions for revision of "Mischko", a young adult novel written and illustrated by Seckar. Also includes two items of correspondence.

Alvena V. Seckar, Author and Artist, Manuscripts and Drafts of Novels

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Collection Number: A&M.0556
Overview Final manuscripts, drafts, and revisions of young adult novels written and illustrated by Alvena Seckar, including "Zuska of the Burning Hills" and "Trapped in the Old Mine".

Alvena V. Seckar, Author and Artist, Writings, Photographs, Scrapbooks, and Other Material

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Collection Number: A&M.4204
Overview Papers of artist and author Alvena Seckar, who spent much of her early life in West Virginia. Includes writings by Seckar, including both autobiographical and fictional writings; photographs, mainly of Seckar, her family, and her artwork; family documents; correspondence; scrapbooks; and other material. Please be aware that parts of the collection have been minimally processed and therefore remain in their original physical and intellectual arrangement. See "Scope and Contents" note for...

Anita Buchanan Speers, Historian, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1338
Overview Correspondence, typescripts, notes, clippings, photographs, and printed material of a local historian and promoter of patriotic societies from Berkeley Springs. Many of the papers pertain to the local history of the eastern panhandle. Subjects include the town of Bath (Berkeley Springs); James Rumsey; George Washington; Porte Crayon (David Hunter Strother); Washington Bicentennial; National Flag Day; D.A.R.; and American Indian Day. One of the clippings scrapbooks includes a photo of West...

Barbara Howe, Professor, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.3469
Overview Papers of Barbara Howe, Professor of History and Director of the Women's Studies Center, documenting her extensive professional activities within West Virginia University and the WVU community involving history and women's concerns. Also contains addenda of 2012/01, 2013/02, 2014/05/03, and 2014/06/10. These addenda include newsletters, photographs, correspondence, and other material. See "Scope and Content Note" for details.

Bernard E. Hunter, Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1165
Overview Correspondence, notes, clippings, and articles on the town of Bath (Berkeley Springs), West Virginia, West Virginia Foundation for Crippled Children, the State Health Department, and the genealogy of the Allen-Kesecker, Buzzard, Joseph Cox, Ensminger, John Grove, Gano, Gore, High, Wheat, and Zeilor families.