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Women -- West Virginia -- Social life and customs

Subject Source: Local Lc

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Hunter Armentrout, Collector, Gilmer County Historical Records

Collection Number: A&M 3659
Scope and Contents Papers of historian and collector Hunter F. Armentrout of Gilmer County, West Virginia, primarily documenting the history of the Gilmer County region in the 19th century. Collection chiefly contains correspondence, writings, financial papers, and photographs, One major component of the collection includes the letters of Amie Evaline Sexton Silcott (1836-1865), a member of the Sexton family from New England who settled in western Virginia. Her letters contain much information regarding life...
Dates: 1813-2008, undated; Majority of material found in 1840-1890, undated

Margaret Prescott Montague, Author, Letters

Collection Number: A&M 2218
Scope and Contents Margaret Prescott Montague (1878-1955) of White Sulphur 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

Womynkind Foundation Newsletters and Other Records

Collection Number: A&M 4515
Scope and Contents Two binders of "Womyn's Community Newsletters" (briefly titled "Women's Community Newsletter") of the Womynkind Foundation of Charleston, WV. These newsletters include short stories, poetry, and art created by various local female and LGBTQ+ authors and community members, monthly event calendars, assorted advertisements and flyers for other women's and LGBTQ+ organizations, and other material. This collection also includes several budgets for potluck dinners and other events put on by the...
Dates: 1990-1997