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These items include materials from the Office of Development at Marshall University from 1970-1972 and comprise of items from or about the Marshall University Plane Crash tragedy that occurred on November 14, 1970. Items were received in 1977 and include notable materials regarding the aircraft accident report with Southern Airways, contacts with families, and the correspondence and donations from those in the community/nation to the Marshall University Memorial Fund that was established to help the families as a result of this tragedy.

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Marshall University Plane Crash

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For more information or to use any of these collections, contact: Special Collections Department, Morrow Library Marshall University One John Marshall Drive Huntington, WV 25755 (304) 696-2343


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.