WVU Libraries Collections http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/ Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:50:50 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[African Americans in the Monticola 1957-1964]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=1 1 This exhibit consists of photos of African American students from the West Virginia University's yearbook, the Monticola, 1957-1964.

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<![CDATA[Boydell's Illustrations of the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=5 5 This collection includes “100 elegant engravings” from this rare and delicate 1805 edition of Boydell's Graphic Illustrations of the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare.

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<![CDATA[Census Records]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=52 52 The West Virginia and Regional History Center has federal census records available on microfilm and/or soundex.

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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[David Copperfield]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=8 8 Browse through 23 illustrations from the first edition of Charles Dickens's "favourite child."

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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[Grace Edwards Waters: A Devoted Life]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=17 17 A collection of Grace Waters' personal memorabilia is in the care of Special Collections at the WVU Libraries. 

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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[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[Mark Twain: Rare Book Digital Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=15 15 This digital collection consists of over 1100 images of illustrations and some text from a selection of the Mark Twain Collection in the WVU Libraries' Rare Books Collection.

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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[Printed Ephemera Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=30 30 This database contains more than 8,000 records representing more than 43,000 ephemera items such as pamphlets, leaflets, brochures, clippings, and isolated serials.  Over 475 have been digitized.

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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, and West Virginia County Court Records.

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<![CDATA[Rare Books]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=47 47 The Rare Books Collection contains old and rare books from the 1400s to the present.  The collection is particularly strong in literature, history, religion, philosophy, and natural history.

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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[Shakespeare Online Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=10 10 This digital collection includes images and text from Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and Othello scanned from a 1773 edition.

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<![CDATA[Storer College: A Digital Photographic Collection]]> http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/collections/collection.php?id=13 13 This digital collection includes historical photographs from the archives of Storer College. 

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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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