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0800: Chris Greene Collection, 2000-2009, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2013

0800: Chris Greene Collection, 2000-2009, Marshall University Special Collections

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The Chris Greene Collection includes essays submitted for the MLK, Jr. Symposium Essay Competition, the winners chosen for the competition in 2007, and the winning entries booklets for 2005-2007. This collection also includes information about the Marshall University and Appalachian Studies Association NEH Challenge Grant Application. Along with this, you will find newspaper clippings, letters and emails to and from Chris Greene, and notes taken by Greene.


0777: Kenneth Hechler Papers, 1958-1976, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2010

0777: Kenneth Hechler Papers, 1958-1976, Marshall University Special Collections

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Personal family papers, photographs and correspondence. Includes research material for Hechler's book, "The Bridge at Remagen". Also includes campaign material for Congressional races, West Virginia Secretary of State and a bid for the governorship of West Virginia.


0749: Nelson Slade Bond Collection, 1920-2006, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2006

0749: Nelson Slade Bond Collection, 1920-2006, Marshall University Special Collections

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Nelson Slade Bond had a varied writing career that spanned 70 years. Primarily known for science fiction short stories, Bond also wrote plays, radio and television scripts, newspaper and magazine articles, poetry, public relations material, and books. The collection reflects the author's professional and personal lives consisting of writings, correspondence, business papers and financial records from 1925 to 2005. The collection was donated in four installments during and after Bond’s life from April 2006 to September 2007. The order in which the materials were received is maintained with only minor modifications. Input from Nelson Bond and his family ...


0573: Robert B. Hayes, 1965-1984, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1993

0573: Robert B. Hayes, 1965-1984, Marshall University Special Collections

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Marshall University dean and president. Papers consist of items related to Jesse Stuart: newspaper clippings, ephemera and correspondence.


0394: Nancy Jane Tyson Papers, 1981, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1984

0394: Nancy Jane Tyson Papers, 1981, Marshall University Special Collections

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Drafts and corrected copy for Tyson’s book, 'Eugene Aram: literary history and typology of the scholar-criminal,' published by Archon Press, 1983.


0360: Winston Churchill Letter, 1943, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1982

0360: Winston Churchill Letter, 1943, Marshall University Special Collections

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Photoreproduction of letter from Winston Churchill to Mr. Cyril Clemens, thanking the International Mark Twain Society for their Gold Medal. Inscribed `for Mark Twain file, James E. Morrow Library/Cyril Clemens' on the top of letter by Cyril Clemens.


0194: Howard Burton Lee Papers, 1902-1976, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1977

0194: Howard Burton Lee Papers, 1902-1976, Marshall University Special Collections

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Acco binder with 16 plastic sheet protectors containing copy photographs of photographs used to illustrate his book "Bloodletting in Appalachia"; scrapbooks; correspondence concerning his book, "The Burning Springs"; newspaper clippings; some Marshall College items.


0109: Ron Tickfer Bibliography, 1975, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1975

0109: Ron Tickfer Bibliography, 1975, Marshall University Special Collections

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An Annotated Bibliography of Fiction about Southern Appalachia, prepared for the course Appalachian Culture, Anthropology 557, at Marshall University.


0066: Harry Edmund Danford Papers, 1902-1969, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1974

0066: Harry Edmund Danford Papers, 1902-1969, Marshall University Special Collections

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The Harry E. Danford papers consist primarily of the original manuscripts of his books Soakum (1910), The West Virginian (1926), Trail of the Gray Dragoon (1928), Ohio Valley Pioneers (1931), Builders of the West (1959), and Paths of Glory (1969). Also included are resource material related to his books and his personal comments and criticism of the books. Correspondence about the publication of the books, papers concerning his political interests and career as an educator, printed material, and a small number of photographs are also a part of the collection.


0113: Jesse Stuart Papers, 1929-1986, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1974

0113: Jesse Stuart Papers, 1929-1986, Marshall University Special Collections

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The Jesse Stuart Collection consists primarily of magazines given by Mr. Stuart which contain articles, stories, or poems written by him or about him. Approximately half of these items are in the original publication; the others are photoreproductions of originals lent by Mr. Stuart.

Another significant part of the collection was purchased from International Bookfinders, Inc., of Pacific Palisades, California, and includes first editions of Mr. Stuart’s works, galley proofs, and some manuscript material.

A third group of material is comprised of articles, stories, or poems written by or concerning Mr. Stuart which have been located and added to ...