Literary Landmark: Charles C. Wise, Jr. Library, West Virginia University - Louise McNeill

Morgantown, W.Va.
Dedicated October 2006
Partners: West Virginia University Libraries

The writings and personal papers of Louise McNeill, poet laureate of West Virginia from 1977 to 1993, are housed in the West Virginia and Regional History Center. McNeill is beloved for her depiction of West Virginia's life and lore in Paradox Hill (1972), the historical Gauley Mountain (1939) and Elderberry Flood (1979), and the autobiographical Milkweed Ladies (1988).


Wise Library Named Literary Landmark as Keeper of Poet Laureate Work (WVU Intranet)