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This collection is composed of clippings and copies of newspaper columns by Rick Baumgartner written for the Huntington Advertiser dealing with history of Huntington, West Virginia, families and local events. Many were later compiled into the booklet, "First Families of Huntington, West Virginia." The collection is composed of columns published between 1976 and 1979, the first box contains access copies of the columns while the second box contains the original clippings donated by Baumgartner.


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 Date: 1976-1979