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Appalachian Region -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Louise McNeill, Poet, Papers

 Collection
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: circa 1861-1865, 1930-1993; Majority of material found in 1970-1993

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

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.4362
Overview 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 transcription. For further information please see "Scope and Contents" and "Biographical" note.
Dates: ca. 1964-1970