WVU Libraries Collections http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/ Wed, 22 Nov 2017 1:35:30 GMT en-us <![CDATA[Africana]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=34 34 The Africana Collection reflects most of the West Virginia University's disciplines including: agriculture, anthropology and sociology, art, economics, folklore, history, international relations, language, law, literature, medicine and health, music, politics, and religion. 

Bibliographer: Beth Toren

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<![CDATA[Appalachian Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=43 43 The Appalachian Collection is on the third floor of the Wise Library in the James V. and Ann Pozega Milano Reading Room. 

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<![CDATA[Congressional and Political Papers]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=64 64 The WVRHC collects and preserves the most significant body of deposited personal papers of West Virginia governors, legislators, and members of the U.S. Congress within the state’s borders.

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<![CDATA[Dr. Edward J. Van Liere Digital Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=55 55  

This collection contains an annotated bibliography and citation analysis of Dr. Edward J. Van Liere's over 200 research articles and collections of correspondence about his books Anoxia: Its Effects on the Body and Hypoxia.

Bibliographer: Lori Hostuttler

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<![CDATA[Folk Music]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=50 50 The West Virginia and Regional History Center possesses the finest collection of early field recordings of folk music in existence.

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<![CDATA[Government Documents]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=37 37 As the Federal regional depository library in West Virginia, we are committed to providing free access to government information.

Bibliographer: Penny Pugh

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<![CDATA[Guide to Archives & Manuscripts]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=25 25 This searchable database indexes over 20,000 linear feet of archives documenting a wide variety of topics.

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<![CDATA[History of Medicine]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=51 51 The History of Medicine Collection, currently located on level one of the Health Sciences Library stacks, contains histories of health sciences disciplines, diseases and treatments, biographies of medical pioneers, as well as early textbooks and research publications.

Bibliographer: Traci Mays

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<![CDATA[Libraries Depository]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=44 44 The WVU Libraries' buildings do not have enough space to hold all the books and journals we own. The storage facility is used to keep low-use library materials in a controlled environment and make space for current resources. 

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<![CDATA[Maps, Atlases, and Gazetteers]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=53 53 The West Virginia and Regional History Center has a variety of maps available in an extensive collection of individual maps, Archives & Manuscripts collections, atlases, and history books.

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<![CDATA[Oral History]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=57 57 The West Virginia and Regional History Center possesses a large and diverse collection of oral history recordings documenting the culture and history of West Virginia and the surrounding region.  Most interviews were conducted and recorded from the 1940s to the 1980s.

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<![CDATA[Pearl S. Buck Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=66 66 WVU Libraries and the West Virginia & Regional History Center celebrates author and Nobel Laureate, Pearl S. Buck's collection of work.

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<![CDATA[Play Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=61 61 A collection of individual scripts is located on the main floor of the Evansdale Library, organized alphabetically by author. 

Bibliographer: Beth Royall

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<![CDATA[Printed Ephemera Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=30 30 The online finding aid contains more than 10,300 records representing more than 60,000 ephemera items, 800 of which are digitized for online viewing.

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<![CDATA[Public Records]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=54 54 The West Virginia and Regional History Center has early Virginia county records, the Historical Records Survey, West Virginia County Court Records, and federal census records from 1810-1930 available on microfilm and/or soundex.

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<![CDATA[Rare Books]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=47 47 Experience centuries old and one-of-a-kind books.  The collection is particularly strong in literature, history, religion, philosophy, and natural history.

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<![CDATA[Sound Recordings]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=60 60 The WVU Libraries have sound recordings in a variety of formats.

Bibliographer: Beth Royall

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<![CDATA[Theses and Dissertations]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=33 33 Searching, browsing, access, and support from the WVU Electronic Theses and Dissertation Initiative.

Bibliographer: Debby Borelli

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<![CDATA[University Archives]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=70 70 The WVRHC is the home of WVU's University Archives, which includes collections of material related to WVU's offices, faculty, student organizations, etc. 

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<![CDATA[West Virginia Books]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=49 49 The WVRHC holds the most comprehensive collection of books and periodicals relating to West Virginia in existence.

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<![CDATA[West Virginia Newspapers]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=48 48 The West Virginia and Regional History Center holds the largest collection of historical West Virginia newspapers in existence.

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<![CDATA[WVU's First Rhodes Scholar: Charles Frederick Tucker Brooke]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=69 69 In October 1904, West Virginia University’s first Rhodes Scholar, Charles Frederick Tucker Brooke, or “Tucker Brooke,” as he was known, set off for England to study literature at St. John’s College, Oxford University. 

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