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This collection is composed of letters from friends and contemporaries of Ellen Dorcas Harn during her time in teaching in West Virginia and New York in 1871 and 1872. These primarily consist of letters from former students and friends at Marshall keeping her apprised of personal and school activities. Writers include Clayton Barton and Lucy Thompson.


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Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
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Span Dates: 1871-1977