Pearl S.Buck Collection

Description

The Pearl S. Buck Archive Project has been made possible in part by a grant from the West Virginia Humanities Council. Additional funding and support comes from Preserving Pocahontas, the Marie Leist Foundation, the Greater Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation, the Pocahontas Co. Historical Society and the Pocahontas County Commission.

American writer, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, was born in Pocahontas County in 1892. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932 for her book, "The Good Earth", and in 1938 she was the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize.

The Pearl S. Buck Collection contains the historical archive material owned by the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation and housed at the Birthplace Museum in Hillsboro, West Virginia.
www.pearlsbuckbirthplace.com

Collector(s)

Small white outbuilding on the Stulting Farm behind the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro, W.Va.

White outbuilding with open bays and woodshed behind the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro, W.Va.

Front of small white outbuilding with two open bays behind the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro, W.Va.

Woodpile in open bay of tool shed behind the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro, W.Va.

Two white stone pillars and a water pump on the grounds of the Pearl S. Buck Birthplace in Hillsboro, W.Va.