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This collection consists of copies of newspaper clippings related to the life and death of William Spiller Rosenheim. Clippings are related to his practice as a dentist, his marriage, and his sudden death, including tributes form colleagues.

Also included in the collection are transcriptions from his journal of 1899 and 1900 when he was living in Wytheville, Virginia. In these brief snippets, he provides detailed descriptions of himself, including various measurements, as well as provides accounts of spending and what he did. Additionally, transcripts and abstracts from letters written by him are included, discussing how he met his wife and other daily events from 1900-1914.


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: 1888-1998