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China

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Franklin Parker, Professor of Education, Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2676
Overview Correspondence, notes, government reports, newspaper clippings, bibliographies, news releases and other materials on education in Zambia and northern Zimbabwe as gathered by a Benedum Professor of Education at West Virginia University. Addenda include: 1) vitae with list of writings, reprints, career scrapbook, and special journal issue authored by Parker on George Peabody. 2) Twenty-eight articles regarding mostly prominent educators, historians, politicians, scientists, etc. of the 18th,...
Dates: 1957-2008

Harvey W. Harmer (1865-1961) Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.1686
Overview Correspondence, speeches, essays, clippings, and account books of a Clarksburg lawyer, Republican state senator, and Harrison County local historian. Subjects include the history of Clarksburg and Shinnston; the Progressive Movement, women's suffrage, and prohibition in West Virginia; West Virginia Wesleyan College; West Virginia Historical Society; Methodism in Harrison County and the state; Methodist missions in Korea, China, India, the Philippines, and the United States; gristmills and...
Dates: 1842-1961

James Bassel Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0327
Overview Mainly letters written to Bassel from U.S. Army officers from various forts and camps in several western states and territories. There are no copies of Bassel's correspondence in the collection, but his career in the army to about 1870, his subsequent military service in Egypt, and his employment in China and Japan, ca.1874-1875, as the representative of an American ship builder, are covered in the letters. There are a few letters from Thomas Handbury, a cadet at West Point in 1862; also...
Dates: 1862-1892

Osborne Family Papers

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.0930
Overview A genealogy of the Osborne family of Greenbrier County. Originally from New Jersey, the family settled in Greenbrier and Hampshire counties.
Dates: 1987

Pearl S. Buck, Author, Literary Manuscripts

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.4052
Overview Literary manuscripts of Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973), an American fiction writer and humanitarian who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932 and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1938. She is best known for her novels about peasant life in China. The collection includes the great majority of manuscripts comprising Buck's literary works, including her novels, non-fiction, children's books, and short stories, as well as articles and speeches, among other material. There is also material about Pearl Buck....
Dates: ca. 1923-2014; Majority of material found within ca. 1923-1973