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

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

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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.


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

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

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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.


The End Of Her, Kerry Alexander Apr 2012

The End Of Her, Kerry Alexander

English Honors Projects

The End of Her is a collection of poetry that centers on ideas of celebrity, nostalgia, pain and healing, and collective memory. The poems depict the lives and times of tragic women: from Eve to Amy Winehouse. The project touches on both the real and the imagined in examining what it means to be famously tragic, as well as what it means to be a spectator of demise. Interwoven autobiographical pieces reveal the relationship between individual memory and shared history, as the collection positions personal accounts of love and loss in conversation with some of the world’s best-known stories.


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

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

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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.


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

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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 ...


0087: Campbell-Staats Family Papers, 1875-1925, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1974

0087: Campbell-Staats Family Papers, 1875-1925, Marshall University Special Collections

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The Campbell-Staats collection consists of two separate series of information. The first series is comprised of the Jennie Ratliff Campbell papers. These papers consist mainly of personal correspondence to Miss Ratliff dating from 1875-1888. The majority of these letter were from two particular individuals, R. G. Drysdale and W. S. Livengood, and concerned everyday occurrence and mutual acquaintances. The remainder of the series is made up of samples from her schoolwork, songs she had copied, business correspondence, and a book of poetry given to her by her fiancee, C. W. Campbell.

The second series is comprised of the Campbell-Staats family ...