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The Laidley family papers (1834-1944) consist of holograph and typescript histories of the Laidley, Beuhring, Brown and other early families of Cabell County, West Virginia; correspondence with descendants of the original trustees of Marshall Academy; and several holograph histories, including a history of Barboursville, West Virginia, on letterhead of W. S. Laidley.

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Accession Number

These collections have been merged under accession number 0002.

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


Span Dates: 1834-1944

The Laidley Family Papers manuscript collection is comprised of Accession Numbers 0002, 0046, and 0077. These collections have been merged under accession number 0002.