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0849: Guyandotte Poetry Society Papers, 1989-2018, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2018

0849: Guyandotte Poetry Society Papers, 1989-2018, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

This collections contains the professional documents of the Guyandotte Poetry Society. The contents in this collection span from 1989 to 2018. The collection includes correspondence, directions to meetings, directories of poets who participated in the Society, and poems that were submitted and workshopped. The materials in this collection document the various writers who either served as reviewers or submitted poetry for review. This list of writers is included following the list of folders and their contents.


0843: Katharine Rodier Collection, 1974-2011, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2018

0843: Katharine Rodier Collection, 1974-2011, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Personal writing, class notes, photograph, professional works, correspondences, professional materials, and mementos of Katharine Rodier during her collegiate career and career in the English Department of Marshall University.


0836: M. Homer Cummings Papers, 1909-1968, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2016

0836: M. Homer Cummings Papers, 1909-1968, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

The bulk of this collection consists of newspaper articles by and about M. Homer Cummings and family, as well as sermons delivered to his parishes and on the radio. Dated materials range from 1909-1968 inclusive, many between 1922-1959. There are a number of folders which consist of undated articles, sermons, and personal writing which may be presumed to date from approximately the same time period. Personal correspondence, original poetry, and various handwritten notes are a part of the collection, as well as materials that pertain to Rev. Cummings' education, in particular materials for a 1959 speech at his alma mater ...


0829: John Mckernan Collection, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2015

0829: John Mckernan Collection, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

The John McKernan Collection contains mostly published materials that John McKernan collected related to his own poetry. There are a limited number of non-McKernan publications that he saved.


0820: Kenneth Hechler Papers, 1958-1976, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2014

0820: Kenneth Hechler Papers, 1958-1976, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

This collection is composed of papers related to Ken Hechler's careers in teaching and writing as well as his personal life. Some political materials are represented as well as artifacts and other memorabilia.


0808: Katharine Marie Rodier Collection, 1974-2011, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2013

0808: Katharine Marie Rodier Collection, 1974-2011, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Personal writing, class notes, photographs, financial records, dissertation, professional works, correspondence, travel information, magazines, cooking recipes, professional materials, and mementos of Katharine Rodier during her collegiate career and career in the English Department of Marshall University.


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

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

Guides to Manuscript Collections

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

Guides to Manuscript Collections

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 ...


0702: Kenneth Hechler Collection, Book Correspondence, 1954-1998, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2001

0702: Kenneth Hechler Collection, Book Correspondence, 1954-1998, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Letters to Cecil Roberts of Fort Worth, Texas about Hechler's book, "The Bridge at Remagen"; includes a letter from L. E. Engeman, Col. U. S. Army ret., who commanded the 14th Tank Battalion at the taking of the bridge.


0670: Jean Edward Smith; John Marshall: Defender Of A Nation Manuscript Materials, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1998

0670: Jean Edward Smith; John Marshall: Defender Of A Nation Manuscript Materials, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

This collection contains many materials used in the writing of "John Marshall: Defender of a Nation." It also has the original draft for the book written by Jean Edward Smith. Aside from the research material and written work, this collection also holds the book on Diskette and photos and illustrations used in the book.


0525: Doris C. Miller Papers, 1915-1989, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1990

0525: Doris C. Miller Papers, 1915-1989, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Doris Copley Miller was a Huntington, West Virginia poet, newspaperwoman, and local historian. Papers include her work in draft and printed form and correspondence, notably the Jesse Stuart letters. It also contains poetry submissions from other friends and the public as well as working files from her years as religion, education and poetry editor at the Huntington Publishing Company. In addition to her newspaper columns, she also conducted genealogical research.


0508: Leon Putz Papers, 1983-1986, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1990

0508: Leon Putz Papers, 1983-1986, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Mason County, West Virginia, schoolteacher; writings include, "This is My Story," and "US."


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

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

Guides to Manuscript Collections

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

Guides to Manuscript Collections

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.


0323: Marguerite Neekamp-Stein Papers, 1913-1939, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1980

0323: Marguerite Neekamp-Stein Papers, 1913-1939, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

This collection consists of musical scores, programs, music indexes, an autobiographical sketch, personal notes and poetry, and a yearbook from the New England Conservatory of Music collected by Neekamp-Stein throughout her time as a music teacher and given to Kay Wildman during Wildman’s research on music history in Huntington.


0257: Martha Elizabeth Carpenter Miller Collection, 1898-1962, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1979

0257: Martha Elizabeth Carpenter Miller Collection, 1898-1962, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

The majority of this collection consists of the handwritten and typed poetry of Martha Carpenter Miller. Many of the poems underwent multiple edits and rewrites, and her notes and corrections to her poems are included in this collection. The collection spans the years 1898-1962, with the bulk of the material from the 1930s-1950s. Miller wrote extensively, and the collection includes poems and partial poems, ideas, and short verses written on scrap paper, envelopes, paper towels, carboard, postcards, and various other types of paper. At the time of processing, original order was largely unknown. In organizing the materials, there were occasionally ...


0248: James N. Potts Papers, 1861-1906, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1979

0248: James N. Potts Papers, 1861-1906, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

This collection predominately consists of a Civil War diary by James Potts. Legibility of the copy of the diary is limited given that it is a xeroxed black and white copy.

The cover of the diary says, “Romance of the War by James N. Potts [illegible] Commissary [illegible] Book Commencing Dec. 12th, 1861 Hunter’sville, Va, Pocahontas Co., Virginia”. The first thirty-one pages consist of a ledger tracking provisions for 1861-1862. In order, the contents after are as follows: recipes, ciphers or “enigmas”, journal entries from 1861 to 1867, an 1869 letter to the editor of the “Herald” from Williamsville ...


0273: Frederick Brown Collection, 1818-1926, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1979

0273: Frederick Brown Collection, 1818-1926, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

The materials in this collection consist of volumes collected by Frederick Brown. There appears to be no broad theme, and the collection is eclectic. All contents of the collection will be outlined in the container list; where additional description is needed, notes will be made in this section. Additional description begins in box one:

The Klansmen photograph has a notation of “Fred D. Schultz, -address redacted- Huntington, WVa” written on it.

The “Forget Me Not Album” was a blank volume published by J.C. Riker and written in by Miss Annie McDougall of Montgomery, New York beginning in 1857. The ...


0189: Charles Anthony Hoffman Papers, 1921-1940, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1977

0189: Charles Anthony Hoffman Papers, 1921-1940, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

his collection complements Accession 0094, linked in the "comments" section below. It includes personal notes about urological practices by Dr. Hoffman, the manuscript of his book, God, Man, and Medicine, and the fundraising materials used for the Dr. Charles A. Hoffman Endowment.


0155: Scrapbook (Bland County), 1880-1886, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1976

0155: Scrapbook (Bland County), 1880-1886, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Scrapbook (1880-1886) containing poetry and election handbills from Bland County, Virginia.


0167: Walter Theodore Watts-Dunton Letters, 1882 And 1888, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1976

0167: Walter Theodore Watts-Dunton Letters, 1882 And 1888, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

These two letters from Watts-Dunton to an unknown addressee include a response to a request for poetry to be included in a forthcoming book and an offer of assistance in literary matters. Algernon Charles Swinburne is mentioned in one letter.


0093: Wallace Garfield Hayner Papers, 1933-1973, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1975

0093: Wallace Garfield Hayner Papers, 1933-1973, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Huntington, W. Va. insurance agent; papers consist of his correspondence and personal papers. Included are a manuscript of a history of West Virginia compiled from secondary sources and oral tradition, personal reminiscences of `Devil Anse' Hatfield, poetry, and personal papers.


0015: Avery L. Graybeal Papers, 1881-1919, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1973

0015: Avery L. Graybeal Papers, 1881-1919, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Greenbrier Country, West Virginia, resident. Books contain poetry, notes, breeding and work accounts; includes letters and essays.


0028: John L. Hawkins Letters, 1928-1929, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1973

0028: John L. Hawkins Letters, 1928-1929, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Huntington, West Virginia, resident. Included are manuscript of a history of West Virginia compiled from secondary sources and oral tradition, personal reminiscences of 'Devil Anse' Hatfield, poetry, and personal papers. Correspondence between John L. Hawkins and Franklin D. Roosevelt, concerning the National Democratic Convention of 1932.