Harrison H. Ferrell (1900-1977) started at West Virginia State, an HBCU, as a German professor in 1928 and served as dean from 1930 until 1970, forty years! The administration building on this campus in understandably named for this prominent African-American educator. This biography was written by his widow.
Charleston: West Virginia Department of Culture and History, 1981. 146 pages with photos. Hardback issued without a dust jacket.