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This collection contains materials compiled by Jeannette Pemberton in her life of collecting sheet music, ephemera, and books. The collection contains manuscript and printed sheet music ranging in date from the 1850s to the 1940s as well as fourteen books on a range of topics, mostly English grammar, from the eighteenth through twentieth centuries. Also included are cassette and VHS tapes of interviews between Susan Pavlovic and Jeanette Pemberton as well as ephemera such as event invitations, concert programs, souvenir movie programs. Some books and sheet music have names of individuals from the Adams family as well as other names.


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: 1793-1990