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0418: Whittaker-Glanville Family Papers, 1856-1985, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1985

0418: Whittaker-Glanville Family Papers, 1856-1985, Marshall University Special Collections

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Papers consist primarily of diaries, newspaper clippings, correspondence, genealogies and photographs of five families: the Glanville-Carter families of St. Louis, Mo.; the Whittakers of Preble County, Ohio; Dorothy Whittaker Atkins of Huntington, West Virginia.; and the Heacocks of Bucks County, Penna.

A significant part of the collection are the diaries of Annie Heacock, a teacher at the Penn School for freed slaves in Beaufort, South Carolina, 1864-1869. Other diaries include the Civil War diary of John Whittaker, a surgeon in the 81st Ohio Volunteer Infantry.


0417: Estelle "Bill" Belanger Papers, 1946-1984, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1985

0417: Estelle "Bill" Belanger Papers, 1946-1984, Marshall University Special Collections

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Huntington, West Virginia, journalist and chronicler of arts and cultural affairs. Collection includes scrapbooks of clippings of her articles, columns, and reviews of books and plays.


0475: Nancy Murray Mann Papers, 1914-1985, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1985

0475: Nancy Murray Mann Papers, 1914-1985, Marshall University Special Collections

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The Nancy Murray Mann papers consist of correspondences, speeches in various paper formats, newspaper clippings, government publications, photographs, copies of Mann’s passport, land deeds, and research notes from Ben Riley, a Marshall University graduate student from 1983-1985. The focus of the collection primarily covers Mann’s political and social activities, particularly her political involvement during the 1928 presidential campaign for Herbert Hoover and her subsequent work during his administration. Several of her letters are addressed to President Hoover; however almost of the responses come from his secretary Lawrence Richey. The inclusive dates range from 1914 - 1985, however most materials ...


0411: Huntington Audubon Society Scrapbooks, 1940-1980, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1985

0411: Huntington Audubon Society Scrapbooks, 1940-1980, Marshall University Special Collections

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This collection consists of two scrapbooks, one entitled the Huntington Bird Club, 1940-1969 and another titled, Huntington Tri-State Audubon Society, 1969-[1980]. The scrapbooks contain primarily clippings related to club events, but also contain constitutions and rules, correspondence, programs, yearbooks, newsletters, and ephemera related to the group.


0410: Revella E. Hughes Papers, 1895-1984, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1985

0410: Revella E. Hughes Papers, 1895-1984, Marshall University Special Collections

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This collection of Revella E. Hughes papers consists of photo reproductions of the pages of her press book pertaining to her career in New York and on tour. Original pressbook located in the Moorland-Springarn Research Center, Howard University. Later accession includes holograph arrangements for the organ; research papers written while a graduate student at Northwestern University, where Dr. Hughes earned a Masters of Music degree in 1942. Newspaper clippings comprise the bulk of the collection. Also included are programs and announcements of concerts, recitals, and other musical events in which Miss Hughes participated. The newspaper clippings and programs encompass the ...


0414: Theodosia Kirkland Hamlet Papers, 1940-1975, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1985

0414: Theodosia Kirkland Hamlet Papers, 1940-1975, Marshall University Special Collections

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Huntington, West Virginia, club woman and parliamentarian. Papers include material relating to her service on the boards of the Woman's Club, the Huntington Symphony Association, the Huntington Galleries, and the Marshall University Artists Series.


0424: Naaman Jackson Letters, 1932-1942, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1985

0424: Naaman Jackson Letters, 1932-1942, Marshall University Special Collections

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This collection is composed of two letters addressed to Naaman Jackson. The one from W. H. T. Squires, author of “Land of Decision”, in 1932, discusses Jackson’s purchase of “Land of Decision”. The 1942 letter is from the Vice President of the Commercial Credit Company, Inc., Commercial Bankers in Baltimore, Maryland, and discusses new loan programs created as a result of World War II.


0406: Harvey Family Papers, 1897-1958, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1985

0406: Harvey Family Papers, 1897-1958, Marshall University Special Collections

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Huntington, West Virginia, family. Includes material related to business interests of Thomas Harvey, correspondence, school papers, teaching materials of Marshall College English professor Helen Brandebury Harvey, and photographs, as well as extensive letters to their daughter Ida during WWII.