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This collection consists of several formats and topics of materials related to the activities of Virginia Talbott Quay, including a scrapbook of newspaper clippings dating between 1930 and 1950 about social and cultural events as well as the activities of lineage societies, including the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Other materials relate to her work with several lineage societies, including the U.S. Daughters of 1812 and Daughters of American Colonists. Also included in the collection are World War II materials such as a paper soldier cap, a pledge to sell bonds, and newspaper clippings. Other portions of the collection include a photograph of her graduating from Marshall College, prayers written on scrap paper, and correspondence such as mailings from the American Merchant Marine Library Association.


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: 1918-1984