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The Pearl S. Buck Collection

Housed at the West Virginia & Regional History Center located on the sixth floor of the WVU Downtown Campus Library

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"To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth."

- Pearl S. Buck

Pearl S. Buck in her study

The Pearl S. Buck Literary Manuscripts Collection

A priceless collection containing the vast majority of Buck's literary output.

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Abasalom Sydenstricker Bible

Absalom Sydenstricker Bible

The Absalom Sydenstricker Mandarin Translation Bible, circa 1900

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pearl buck at event with President and First Lady Kennedy

The Pearl S. Buck Living Gateway Conference

September 13-15, 2018 at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, West Virginia

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