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This collection is composed of Marjorie Willet’s acquisitions from estate sales. Items include a 1934 letter from Margaret Brill to Clara Bush Shanklin discussing personal matters, such as her job at West Side High School, and cultural events, as well as a minstrel show hosted by “The Gammas”. The O. J. Rife pocket ledger contains accounts paid and to be paid. Items in the assorted ephemera folder include a 1958 student newsletter from Huntington’s Gallaher School, an undated letter to Stevie from Joyce and Kirk about traveling on New Year’s Day and their new home, assorted greeting cards (some from Joyce and Kirk) with and without text, and a February 1958 photograph of a young boy.


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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: 1925-1958