Harman and Margaret Blennerhassett

The following is a list of books and articles about Harman and Margaret Blennerhassett which can be found at the West Virginia State Archives Library.


Wallace, William. Biographical Sketch of Harman Blennerhassett (American Whig Review, 1845).
B B647w Pam.

Stafford, William H. The Life of Harmon Blennerhassett (Ely, Allen and Looker, 1853).
B B61.

________________ The Blennerhasset Papers (Moore, Whitlach and Baldwin, 1864).
B B61.

Blennerhassett, Margaret. Mrs. Harmon Blennerhassett: Journal Entry of her Visit , 1865.
Ms 80-166.

Wood, Warren. Warren Wood Letters Concerning Burr and Blennerhassett Books , 1901.
Ms 80-169.

Harman Blennerhassett Papers, 1775-1866 (Library of Congress, 1900)

Barlett, M. Henderson. Early History of Parkersburg and Vicinity , 1903.
975.423 B291 Pam.

Gibbons, Alvaro F. Historic Blennerhassett Island Home, Near Parkersburg, West Virginia (Globe Printing and Binding Co., 1906).
975.422 G438h.

Schneider, Norris Franz. Blennerhassett Island and the Burr Conspiracy (Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society, 1945).
B B647 Pam.

Wood, Marie Beyer. None Called Him Neighbor (Parkersburg, 1951).
973.48 W877.

Peppers, Nellie Whan. The Young Mrs. Blennerhassett: A Novel of Early Days in West Virginia (New York Exposition Press, 1964).
F P424.

Swick, Ronald Ray. Harman Blennerhassett: An Irish Aristocrat on the American Frontier, (Essays in History, Vol. 14: 1968-69).
B B647s.

Blennerhassett Island Report on Wood County Archaeological Dig, Goldenseal, Vol 6:2, 1980.

Fitch, Raymond E. Breaking with Burr: Harman Blennerhassett's Journal, 1807. (Ohio University Press, 1988).
973.48 B968.


"An Interesting Antique," 12-20-1931.
"At Campus Martius Museum in Marietta; New Area is Fascinating," Helen M. White. 2-16- 1975.
"Baltimore Resident Once Lived on Blennerhassett Island" by Charles Arnold III 7-2-1966
"Be Sure Indeed on Blennerhassett," 9-30-1975.
"Bently Named Temporary Historical Park Director," 1-19-1990.
"Blennerhassett Island-History and Romance," Kiwianis Club, Parkersburg, West Virginia n.d.
"Blennerhassett Isle Still Intrigues," by Shirley Donnelly 7-2,5-1969.
"Blennerhassett Ruined by Aaron Burr," by Shirley Donnelly 12-19-1966.
"Blennerhassett Table Given Museum," 1-14-1990.
"Blennerhassett Isaland,". 3-7-1926.
"Blennerhassett Island Historical Park Get Hand," 4-3-1989.
"Blennerhassett the State Isn't Interfering," 9-4-1989.
"Blennerhassett Park Commission Becomes Reality," 3-25-1975.
"Blennerhassett Island Historical Park," 4-2-1989.
"Blennerhassett: the Unheralded Mounument," 12-1-1963.
"Blennerhassett Island Excavation Is Resumed," 8-26-1974.
"Blennerhassett Island: People Participating in Archaeology," Ohio Archaeologist. Spring 1984.
"Blennerhassett Plans Projected," by Shirl Kasper 12-4-1973.
"Blennerhassett Outdoor Drama to be Studied," n.d.
"Blennerhassett Story, Courtesy of the Greater Parkersburg Chamber of Commerce," 4- 1961.
"Blennerhassett Park Director Resigns From Postion," 6-5-1987.
"Blennerhassett May Get Facelift," by Fanny Seiler 10-17-1972.
"Blennerhassett Buildup Moving," 12-23-1962.
"Blennerhassett Plan Disclosed," by Nancy E. Dye. 2-4-1975.
"Blennerhassett Crest," Parkersburg News 10-7-1989.
"Blennerhassett Becomes State Park Saturday," 6-30-1989.
"Blennerhassett Island," by Bob Withers 7-5-1970.
"Blennerhassett Island as Park," 5-26-1935.
"Blennerhassett Isle a Major League Scene," 2-17-1979.
"Blennerhassett Island Still Giving State Headaches," 10-1-1978.
"Blennerhassett Director is Named," 4-27-1979.
"Blennerhassett History Becomes Reality on Stage Through Dance," 6-20-1968.
"Blennerhassett,". Tyler Star News 3-20-1957.
"Blennerhassett-the Deserted Island," by Lowell Talbot 9-9-1965.
"Blennerhassetts' Reburial Blasted," Parkersburg News, 11-17-1994.
"Blennerhasssett Refurbished," 6-22-1991.
"Blennerassett Island Site of Historic Plot," 9-2-1971.
"Blennerhassett Isle of Mystery," 6-25-1983.
"Blennerhassett-the Deserted Island," 6-26-1965.
"Blenny Find Believed 11,000 Years Old," 1-15-1989.
"Borg-Warner Establishes Collection," 10-25-1979.
"Buried Treasure Lure Archeologists, Visitors to Island," 4-28-1989.
"Burr Led Blennerhassett to Destruction," by Shirley Donnelly. 10-21-1965.
"Burr and Blennerhassett," William Wirt 4-30-1969.
"Burr's Conspiracy to Establish New..,". 7-8-1938.
"Cantonment Wilkinson-Ville," by Lowell Dearinger, Outdoor Illinois, 7-1966.
"Commission Estimates Costs at Sixteen Million," 9-12-1978.
"Commission to Reach Dedication Soon About Blennerhassett Isle" 4-8-1973.
"Consultant Hired for Museum," 12-8-1980.
"Costly Delay," 7-16-1978.
"Day the Tourist Money Stopped for West Virginia," by Bruce Crawford. 1-4-1968.
"Delphians Hear About Harman Blennerhassett," 6-13-1963.
"Dr. Neal Asks for Memorials," 3-20-1957.
"Drama Pland Move on Blennerhassett," by Emile J. Hodel. 7-2-1973.
"Dream of a Restored Eden Might Come True," 11-18-1972.
"Du Pont Options Historic Island," 4-29-1965.
"Du Pont Buys Famous Isle in Ohio River," 4-30-1965.
"Flatboat Replica Head to Blennerhassett Park," 12-27-1988.
"Flavor of History Lingers as Island Reopened to Public," 8-8-1980.
"Geological Survey," 6-21-1973.
"Good Way to Spend the Day," 8-29-1993.
"Happy Birthday Mr. Blennerhassett," 10-8-1989.
"Blennerhassett Walks Among the Living Dead," 12-3-1922.
"Harman Blennerhassett-Bits of State History," n.d.
"Historian Defends Blennerhassetts' Memory," 12-25-1994.
"Historians and Others Want to Turn Blennerhassett into National Park," 12-19-1987.
"Historian's Interest Center on America," 7-13-1975.
"Historic Island May Yield Wells," 4-30-1965.
"Historic Campaign Chest to be Placed in Mansion," 10-6-1991.
"History of Blennerhassett Island," 3-14-1926.
"History Reburied in Dark Attic," 12-11-1992.
"History of Blennerhassett Island," 3-26-1926.
"History of Blennerhassett Island," 3-21-1926.
"Hugh Downs Visits Blennerhassett," 7-24-1975.
"Island May Become Tourist Attraction," 5-10-1962.
"Island Wall Expected to Hold Secrets," 8-16-1974.
"Island Artifacts Abound Still One Hundred Years to Go," 6-24-1983.
"Island History-Ruins Hold View of Past," 9-20-1981.
"Island Remants May Come Back to Life This Summer," 5-11-1980.
"Island Master Plan Contract Endorsed," 2-15-1991.
"Island Considered Natural and Historic Time Capsule," 9-28-1986
"Island Mansion Overplayed Historians Say," 11-26-1984.
"Island May Become State Park," 3-23-1989.
"Kiwanians Hear Talk on Historical Value of Island," 6-6-1968.
"Last of the Blennerhassetts," 5-11-1966.
"Locket a Treasure," 6-25-1980.
"Log House Contributes Aura of History to Blennerhassett," 11-7-1982.
"Lonely Island," by Barty Wyatt, 10-14-1971.
"Mansion Reflects Opulence," 6-30-1991.
"Margaret Blennerhassett," by Edna Henderson. Pamphlet, n.d.
"May Traces of Pre-Historic People Were Found on Blennerhassett Island," By H.M. White. 5-2- 1965.
"Moore Cites Difficulties in Blennerhassett Plans," 11-14-1979.
"Museum Architect Pick Expected for Fort Boreman Development," 9-31-1981.
"New Promise for Blennerhassett Island," 4-29-1965.
"New Jersey Resident Builds Model Mansion," 7-31-1983.
"New Pioneers Tour "Old Benny,'" 7-28-1980.
"No Man is an Island," 12-26-1991.
"Once Home of the Indians, the Historical Island Remains a Natural Paradise," by C.Knap. 7- 16-1979.
"Ohio River baroness returns to her early 18th Century home," News-Tribune & Echo, 6-29-1996.
"Picture of Blennerhassett Mansion," n.d.
"Postcards Offer Glimpse into Blennerhassett Island's Past," n.d.
"Principals in the Stories of Blennnerhassett,". n.d.
"Project Will Cost Lot of Clams," 4-27-1979.
"Rare Documents in Isle Collection," WV Hillbilly, 8-21-1986.
"Rare Items Given Museum," 7-14-1991.
"Readied for Campers," 12-7-1979.
"Reconstruction Questioned," 6-18-1984.
"Remains on Blennerhassett's Island, Ohio River," by J.P. Maclean. n.d.
"Report Scheduled on Blennerhassett," 5-24-1978.
"Restoration Project to Reveal Chapter of United States History," n.d.
"Restoration Funds Cut to 2.7 Million," 4-26-197.9
"State Colonial Danes Study Blennerhasssett," 11-16-1962.
"Survey of Blennerhassett Island," conducted by Geological Group, 6-14-1973.
"Tragedy of Blennerhassett Island," by Pat Houck. WV Illustrated, 1972.
"West Virginia Sketch Book," by Lowell Talbott. 4-15-1965.
"What Should We Do With Blennerhassett Island," 11-1921.
"Wilderness Eden May Bloom Again," 8-16-1974.


"The Desert Isle," a poem by Margaret Blennerhassett
The Birth of Harman Blennerhassett
"A Chronicle of the Life of Harman Blennerhassett

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