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American fiction -- West Virginia

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Denise Giardina, Author, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3740
Scope and Contents Papers of Appalachian author Denise Giardina, whose 1987 novel Storming Heaven received the W. D. Weatherford Award, and 1992 novel The Unquiet Earth received the American Book Award and the Lillian Smith Book Award for fiction. The collection includes research notebooks and draft manuscripts of her historical novels Good King Harry, Storming Heaven, The Unquiet...
Dates: circa 1900-2016

Jayne Anne Phillips, Author, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4571
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, research notes, photographs, artifacts, and publications of author Jayne Anne Phillips.Box 1 includes original, edited, and published drafts of Jayne Anne Phillips' work, including her books Quiet Dell and MotherKind, the essay Love's Labor's Lost, and drafts of works...
Dates: ca. 1970s-2022

Melville Davisson Post (1871-1930) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3673
Scope and Contents Papers of Melville Davisson Post (1869-1930), an American mystery and detective short story writer in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The bulk of the materials date from 1850 to 1929 and primarily consist of Melville Davisson Post's personal and business letters and family financial and legal papers. Business letters mainly document the process of soliciting or accepting and then publishing Post's stories. Financial papers pertain to Post's personal finances in the 1920s,...
Dates: 1811-1973; Majority of material found within 1850-1929

Meredith Sue Willis, Author, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4448
Scope and Contents Papers and manuscript drafts of Meredith Sue Willis, an author from Clarksburg, West Virginia. Willis is known for her fiction based in West Virginia (notably Higher Ground [1981], Only Great Changes [1985], and Trespassers [1997]) and her non-fiction writing guides.Includes:Series 1. Fiction Manuscripts, Drafts, and Other Material (boxes 1-2), 1970-2014 Series 2. Children's Fiction Manuscripts, Drafts, and Other Material (box 2), 1994-1996 Series 3. Non-fiction...
Dates: ca. 1979-2010