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The Fred Lambert Collection consists primarily of notebooks containing information on families and local history of Cabell and Wayne Counties, West Virginia. Included are cemetery readings, copies of deeds, wills, indentures, newspaper articles, research notes and notes of interviews conducted by Mr. Lambert of Cabell County residents. Material on Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Kanawha, and Boone Counties is also included.

To view materials from this collection that are digitized and available online, search the Fred B. Lambert Papers, 1809-1964 here.


Special collections material is obtained from many sources and is intended primarily for research and educational purposes. Certain works may be protected by copyright, trademark, or related interests not governed by the department. It is up to the researcher to verify that they have permission to use these materials for publication or other activities.

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For more information or to use any of these collections, contact:
Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-2343


Due to the complex and overlapping nature of the contents of this collection, when requesting materials from the Lambert collection, please be sure to note the MS number (whether it is 76, 76A, 76B, 76C, or 76D) as well as the box and notebook or folder number within the box. This information is vital to ensuring we pull the right box and folder for your research. The MS number will be located on a cover page directly before the box listing.