The following is a list of books by and articles about Joseph Diss Debar which can be found at the West Virginia State Archives Library.
Debar, Joseph Hubert Diss. For the Benefit of the Catholic
Hospital and Orphan Asylum of Wheeling, Virginia, Distribution of
Farm Lots in St. Clara Colony, Doddridge County, Virginia, A Chance
of a Home for One Dollar, Wheeling, VA., n.d.
917.456 S136 Pam.
_____________________. Prohibition; its Relation to
Temperance, Good Moral and Sound Government, Cincinnati,
_____________________. Two Men; Old John Brown and Stonewall
Jackson of World-Wide Fame, Some Interesting Reminiscences by a Man
Who Knew Both, Clarksburg, Clarksburg Telegraph, 1874.
B B81d Pam.
_____________________. The West Virginia Handbook and
Immigrant's Guide. A Sketch of the State of West Viriginia,
Parkersburg, Gibbens Bros., 1870.
Earl, Jesse A. The life of Joseph H. Diss Debar and His
Reminiscences of Doddridge County, 1883, West Virginia
History, Charleston, WV, v. 28, 1966-1967, pp. 228-40.
Arc 1. 4:28.
Maurer, B. St. Johannes Evangelical Lutheran Church, St.
Clara, WV. n.p. 1984.
284.1754 M453s Pam.
"An Appeal for Immigration," Parkersburg Gazette,
"Debar Drawings to be Featured on Public TV," Clarksburg Exponent, 11-10-1976.
"Diss Debar Remembers Clarksburg, Jn. Brown, Stonewall Jackson," Record Herald, 3- 27-1979.
"Doddridge Indebted to Frenchman," Clarksburg Exponent, 7-17-1938.
"Immigration," Parkersburg Gazette, 7-31-1871.
"Joseph H. Diss Debar, Prophet, Colonizer," WV Review, vol. 9, 12-1931.
"Letter from Wm. De Bar Murphy, Research Debar, includes French Birth Record," 12-14- 1977.
"Stories of West Virginians by Jack Holt, Moment in Mid-Passage," n.p. n.d.
"Story About One of the State's Most Interesting Characters," West Union Record, 1-23- 1941.
"The State Immigration and Relief Society," Parkersburg Gazette, 3-3-1870.
Sketches by Joseph H. Diss Debar
Notable Individuals in West Virginia History