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This collection contains information about the Butler family and Crossman family, including a series of newspaper articles about Austin Butler and the Butler family. Also included is genealogical information about the Butler and Crossman families and correspondence by Robert Chapman with the WV Department of Archives and History about his ancestors’ service in the Civil War.


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


Span Dates: 1950-1977