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This collection contains papers relating to Harlow’s work on “Beckley, U.S.A.”. They include photographs of people and places around Beckley (both identified and unidentified), mock-ups of front matter for the never completed fourth volume of “Beckley, U.S.A.”, printed materials and ephemera related to Beckley institutions or history.

Other materials include personal papers consisting of short form fiction snippets, a newspaper clipping file related to “Beckley, U.S.A.” and Beckley history, correspondence related to the donation of the collection, and genealogical materials.


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: 1880-1979