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Women authors, American -- West Virginia -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1945-1957, 1973-2008, undated

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

Margaret Prescott Montague, Author, Letters

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.2218
Overview Margaret Prescott Montague (1878-1955) of White Sulpher Springs, West Virginia, and Richmond, Virginia, was an American short story writer, novelist, and O'Henry Award winner in the early twentieth century; she penned some of her work under the pseudonym Jane Steger. Approximately thirty letters written by Montague to her friend Maggie McGee document Montague's personal life and literary career. Three letters at the beginning of the collection indicate how the friendship began, when McGee...
Dates: 1936-1945, undated