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Appalachian Region -- History

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Appalachian Prints Collection

Collection Number: A&M 4554
Scope and Contents

This collection includes prints pertaining to West Virginia and the surrounding area. Many have been taken out of publications. Subjects include the U.S. Civil War; various WV cities, landscapes, and geographical features; and various local industries.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1859-1909; 1839-2010

Louise McNeill, Poet, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3201
Overview Papers of Louise McNeill (Pease), 1911-1993, of Pocahontas County, West Virginia, noted twentieth century Appalachian poet and author, poet laureate of West Virginia from 1979 to 1993, and professor of history and English. Though most well-known for her lyrical poetry about the history and spirit of West Virginia, McNeill also wrote articles, short stories, essays, and her memoirs. Includes biographical materials, letters, writings, poems, photographs, audio-visual materials, artifacts, and...
Dates: ca. 1861-1865, 1930-1993; Majority of material found within 1970-1993

Mary Lee Settle, Author, Typescript Titled "The West Virginians"

Collection Number: A&M 4362

Photocopy of a typescript by author and professor Mary Lee Settle, titled "The West Virginians", regarding the history of the state and character of her citizens as well as national perceptions thereof. Also contains a digital transcription in .docx format. For further information please see "Scope and Contents" and "Biographical" note.

Dates: ca. 1964-1970