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This collection contains correspondence from L. J. Corbly and J. E. Plummer, president of Marshall College and the Marshall Business College respectively, to recruit the Osburns/Osbornes to attend Marshall. This collection includes Marshall College ephemera from 1904-1906, including advertising pamphlets, a 1905 copy of The Parthenon, general course information, and empty envelopes.

The accession record states that this collection included a cylindrical photograph of the Marshall College student body in May of 1930, however, this item was not found when the collection was processed.


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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: 1904-1930