The Harry E. Danford papers consist primarily of the original manuscripts of his books Soakum (1910), The West Virginian (1926), Trail of the Gray Dragoon (1928), Ohio Valley Pioneers (1931), Builders of the West (1959), and Paths of Glory (1969). Also included are resource material related to his books and his personal comments and criticism of the books. Correspondence about the publication of the books, papers concerning his political interests and career as an educator, printed material, and a small number of photographs are also a part of the collection.
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.
Access and Use
A portion of this collection has been digitized and is available online.
For more information or to use any of these collections, contact:
Special Collections, Morrow Library
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
Harry Edmund Danford Papers, 1902-1969, Accession No. 1974/03.0066, Special Collections Department, Marshall University, Huntington, WV.