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Ms. Enslow was a Huntington, West Virginia journalist. Photographs and slides comprise a major portion of this collection. Many of the photographs were for use by the newspaper; there are also a great number of informal snapshots, family photographs, and photographs of Miss Enslow herself. Photographs of notable persons and old photographic portraits dating from the 19th century complete this part of the collection. The slides are primarily those which Miss Enslow took in Europe while she was tour director for the Huntington Publishing Company. Copies of many of her columns and articles are included, along with other items relating to her career as a newspaperwoman. Among her family and personal papers are family correspondence and family legal papers belonging to her father and grandfather. Books, personal mementos, and scrapbooks are also included. Correspondence from notable persons, from friends and family, and from her readers are a part of the papers, as well as correspondence relating to her newspaper and political activities.

To view materials from this collection that are digitized and available online, search the Catherine Bliss Enslow Papers, 1890-1973 here.


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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Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
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Accession Number 0255 is a related collection. You may view this collection">HERE.