WEST VIRGINIA:  A HISTORICAL RESOURCE GUIDE
PART TWO: GATEWAY TO FREEDOM

Slavery

Ambler, Charles Henry. Sectionalism in Virginia from 1776-1861. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1910.

Bean, William G. "The Ruffner Pamphlet of 1847: An Anti-Slavery Aspect of Virginia Sectionalism," Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 61 (July 1953): 260-282.

Emmerth, Barbara L. "Slavery in Present West Virginia in 1860," West Virginia History 21 (July 1960): 275-277.

Hedrick, Charles Embury. Social and Economic Aspects of Slavery in the Transmontane prior to 1850. Nashville: George Peabody College for Teachers, 1927.

Sheeler, John Reuben. "The Spirit of Freedom in Western Virginia After 1800," West Virginia History 17 (July 1956): 285-303.

Stealey, John Edmund, III. "Slavery and the Western Virginia Salt Industry," Journal of Negro History 17 (April 1974): 105-131.

Talbott, Forrest. "Some Legislative and Legal Aspects of the Negro Question in West Virginia During the Civil War and Reconstruction," West Virginia History 24 (October 1962): 1-31; 24 (January 1963): 110-133; 24 (April 1963): 211-247.

Taylor, Alrutheus A. "Making West Virginia a Free State," Journal of Negro History 6 (April 1921): 131-173.
 

Natural Springs

Bauer, Byrne. "Rubbing Elbows with the Past at Old White Sulphur Springs," West Virginia Review 15 (March 1938): 166-167, 89.

Cohen, Stan. Historic Springs of the Virginias: A Pictorial History. Charleston: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., 1981.

Conte, Robert S. The History of the Greenbrier: America's Resort. Charleston: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., 1989.

Humphreys, Blanche. "Blue Sulphur Springs," West Virginia History 11 (October 1949-January 1950): 70-73.

Hunter, Thomas M. "Two Famous Springs of Eastern West Virginia," West Virginia History 6 (January 1945): 193-204.

Kidd, James R. "The History of Salt Sulphur Springs, Monroe County," West Virginia History 15 (April 1954): 187-257.

Logan, Frances. The Old Sweet: Biography of a Spring. Roanoke: Lithographed by Hammonds Printing and Litho. Works, 1940.

"Medicinal Waters," West Virginia Review 10 (July 1933): 298, 305.

Miller, Irene. "Blue Sulphur Springs, Greenbrier County," West Virginia Review 4 (May 1927): 308-309, 320.

Reniers, Perceval. The Springs of Virginia: Live, Love and Death at the Waters, 1775-1900. Chapel Hill: University of North
Carolina Press, 1941.
 
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