Special Collections - Rosanna A. Blake Library of Confederate History

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The Rosanna Alexander Blake Library of Confederate History is a unique collection of books, journals, documents, Confederate Imprints, and other materials dealing with the history of Confederate States of America.

Rosanna Blake prepared a brief explanation about her library. The holdings of the Blake Library are available by searching Marshall University Library's online catalog.

The Blake Library is housed in a separate section of Special Collections and has shorter hours. Researchers should call ahead (1-304-696-3097 or 1-304-696-2343) to ensure that the Blake Library will be available.

Online presentation  on the Blake Library by its Bibliographer, Jack Dickinson.


  • Monday 9 am – 3 pm
  • Tuesday 9 am – 3 pm
  • Wednesday 9 am – 3 pm
  • Thursday 9 am – 3 pm
  • Friday by appointment only.

Special Collections, Morrow Library, Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive, Huntington, WV 25755

Phone 1-304-696-2343
Fax 1-304-696-2361
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