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0848: Historical Images Slides And Guides, 1975-2004, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 2018

0848: Historical Images Slides And Guides, 1975-2004, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

The Instructional Resource Corporation’s series of educational slides cover a variety of topics around world history. The collection covers Western Civilization, World History, and American History, which includes ancient to modern historical topics. There are three boxes of 35mm slides, each arranged by historical category. The lids of the boxes have color coded diagrams to the slides.

The collection was created with the intent to assist instructors in adding images to course lectures. Each box contains over a thousand slides that are then separated into categories or topics that are alphabetized. The categories are indexed with instructions and summaries ...


Marshall University Chronology, Lisle G. Brown, Cora P. Teel Feb 2012

Marshall University Chronology, Lisle G. Brown, Cora P. Teel

Librarian Research

A year-by-year listing of selected important events, from the founding of Marshall University in 1837 to the present. This was developed as part of the University's 175th anniversary.


0456: High School Bowl Questions, 1985-1991, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1992

0456: High School Bowl Questions, 1985-1991, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Questions used in the local Hi-Q, or High School Bowl, competition televised locally using area high schools as contestants Dr. Cusick was a coordinator.


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

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

Guides to Manuscript Collections

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.


0118: Jane Adams Dingess Papers, 1906-0976, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1975

0118: Jane Adams Dingess Papers, 1906-0976, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Huntington, West Virginia, clubwoman and educator. Papers consist primarily of scrapbooks of school days at Huntington High School, West Virginia University, and Washington and Lee University; also included are resource materials related to conservation and social studies and items concerning the Junior League, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Colonial Dames, and garden club activities. Photographs of Italy in WWI, papers from the Marshall University plan crash in 1970, extensive newspaper clippings from circ WWII and conservation resource material.


0117: Neal Family Papers, 1864-1957, Marshall University Special Collections Jan 1975

0117: Neal Family Papers, 1864-1957, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

Papers include diaries of Dr. Will Neal, Huntington, West Virginia, physician and member of Congress; diaries describe teaching school in Kentucky and Ohio in the 1890's, and life in Rome Township, Lawrence County, Ohio. Scrapbooks describing the career of Richard Nixon comprise the bulk of the collection.