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Finding Aid

Publication Date



Carrie Eldridge is a genealogical researcher in Chesapeake, Ohio. This collection contains photocopies of many county record books of the Appalachian areas of West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky, ranging from the American Revolution until the early twentieth century. It also contains her personal research files on topics related to slavery and the Underground Railroad in Ohio and West Virginia as well as local history topics such as church and family histories.


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.

Accession Number


The Carrie Eldridge Combined Collection comprises the following Accession Numbers: 0491, 0531, 0550, 0554, 0557, 0563, 0564, 0565, 0570, 0579, 0580, 0581, 0582, 0592, 0593, 0597, 0600, 0601, 0602, 0603, 0615, 0617, 0618, 0623, 0624, 0635, 0638, 0648, 0649, 0650, 0692, 0693, 0751, and 0825.

All donations from Carie Eldridge have been merged under this particular collection number, 0491. This is the finding aid comprising all of her donations.

Access and Use

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


Collection 0770 is related to this collection. This collection is available online here.