WVU Libraries Collections http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/ Sun, 17 Dec 2017 19:25:08 GMT en-us <![CDATA[31st Virginia Infantry Regiment Documents]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=7 7 This digital collection includes scans of more than 3000 documents relating to the 31st Virginia Regiment of the Confederate Army.

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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[Child Ballads of West Virginia]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=9 9 This digital resource consists of a lecture recital on the subject of traditional folk ballads of West Virginia by Patrick Ward Gainer (1904-1981).

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<![CDATA[Clarysville Civil War Hospital Digital Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=63 63 The Clarysville Hospital Digital Collection features scanned images of hundreds of hospital bed cards from the U.S. General Hospital located at Clarysville, Maryland during the American Civil War.

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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[Congressman Nick Joe Rahall II Digital Collection ]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=71 71 The Congressman Nick Joe Rahall II digital collection features materials from his papers documenting his nearly 40 years as a United States Congressman from West Virginia. 

Bibliographer: Danielle Emerling

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<![CDATA[Drawings of David Hunter Strother]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=11 11 This digital resource consists of a catalog and exhibit of drawings by David Hunter Strother from the West Virginia & Regional History Center.

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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[Francis H. Pierpont Civil War Telegram Series]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=26 26 This digital collection includes more than 850 telegrams documenting Pierpont’s efforts to maintain Union rule in western Virginia in the first two years of the Civil War.

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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[International Association for Identification]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=29 29 This collection includes selected items digitized from the International Association for Identification, the world's oldest and largest criminal identification organization.

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<![CDATA[Isaac Asimov Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=3 3 This online display features visuals and descriptions of some of the over 600 books, games, audio recordings, videos, and wall charts included in the West Virginia University Libraries’ Asimov Collection.

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<![CDATA[Jerry West Digital Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=67 67 The Jerry West Digital Collection includes photographs of Jerry West throughout his life and career as well as brief audio clips.

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<![CDATA[Jesse Stuart Digital Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=14 14 This digital collection invites users to browse the book covers, illustrations, inscriptions, and signatures selected from the Maryan Dahmer Jesse Stuart Collection.

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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[Printed Ephemera Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=30 30 The online finding aid contains more than 10,900 records representing more than 61,500 ephemera items, more than 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[Rush Dew Holt Political Cartoons]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=58 58 This digital collection includes 131 political cartoons about Rush D. Holt, a U.S. Senator from West Virginia.

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<![CDATA[Season's Greetings: Holiday Cards Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=12 12 This online collection consists of almost 50 early 20th century holiday cards selected from the West Virginia and Regional History Center at the WVU Libraries.

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<![CDATA[Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV Digital Collections]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=65 65 The Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV digital collections feature materials from his papers documenting his 30-year career as a United States Senator from West Virginia.  

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<![CDATA[Storer College Digital Photographs Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=13 13 The Storer College Digital Photographs Collection includes over 600 images that document the school from its creation just after the end of the Civil War to its dissolution in 1955.

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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[USS West Virginia Digital Photographs]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=68 68 The USS West Virginia Digital Photograph Collection includes over 100 images that document the life of the battleship.

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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 History OnView: Historical Photographs]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=18 18 The West Virginia and Regional History Center contains the most comprehensive collection of historic photographs pertaining 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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