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DAKAN, Betty Barger.
ACCESSION 2003-0727.
Dates: 1935-1995.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 1.25 lin. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Elizabeth Davis
Description: Papers related primarily to Dakan's activities in the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. She was also active in the Harrison Co., W. Va. historical society and instrumental in securing the erection of a statue of Stonewall Jackson in Clarksburg, W. Va.

DANFORD, Harry Edmund, 1879-1972.
Accession 1974/03.0066
Dates: 1910-1969.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 3.5 lin. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Harry E. Danford, Jr., 1974.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia author and educator. Papers include original manuscripts for books Soakum, The West Virginian, The Trail of the Grey Dragoon, Ohio Valley Pioneers, Builders of the West, and Paths of Glory; correspondence, resource material; material related to his political and professional interests.

DARROW, Clarence Seward, 1857-1936.
ACCESSION 1976/05.0133.
Dates: 19--.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Letter (photoreproduction), 1 item.
Method of Acquisition and date: Loaned for copying by Mrs. Gladys Trosper, 1976.
Description: Letter comments on his book Farmington and on the town of Kinsman, Ohio, where Mr. Darrow spent his childhood. Original located in Kinsman Free Public Library, Kinsman, Ohio.

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. BLENNERHASSET CHAPTER (Parkersburg, W. Va.).
ACCESSION 686 (MS 92, vol. 7)
Dates: 1999.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript, 95 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Dina Braniff, 1999.
Description: “Wood county, Virginia, now West Virginia deed book 5," compiled by Sylvia Bargeloh, chapter historian.

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. BLENNERHASSET CHAPTER (Parkersburg, W. Va.).
ACCESSION 695 (MS 92, vol. 9)
Dates: 2000.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript, 1 vol.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Sylvia Bargeloh, 2000.
Description: “Wood county, Virginia, now West Virginia deed book 6," compiled by Sylvia Bargeloh, chapter historian.

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. BLENNERHASSET CHAPTER (Parkersburg, W. Va.).
ACCESSION 696 (MS 92, vol. 10)
Dates: Dates: 2000.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript, 1 vol.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Sylvia Bargeloh, 2000. “Wood county, Virginia, now West Virginia deed books I, II, and III," originally copied by Geraldine Somerville and Oma Mills, with corrections, editing and index by Janie Decker and Sylvia Bargeloh.

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. JOHN YOUNG CHAPTER (Charleston, W. Va.).
ACCESSION 682 (MS 144)
Dates: 1748-1989.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Bible records, 122 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Virginia Bondurant Johnson, 1997.
Description: Transcriptions and photocopies of family records from Bibles of Blake, Bondurant, Brown, Chambers, Conaway, James, Jarrett, Kerney-Morris, Matthews, Morris, Mullens and Scott families.

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. WEST VIRGINIA STATE SOCIETY.
ACCESSION 688 (MS 92, v. 8)
Dates: 1749-1972.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Bible records, Typescript, 1975-2000. 129 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Cora P. Teel, 2000.
Description; Compilation of Bible records transcribed by members of the West Virginia NSDAR; indexed.

DEAN, Herman P. Papers, 1935-1976.
ACCESSION 544
Dates:
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 1 cu. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1992.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, publisher and firearms collector. Collection consists primarily of photographs of fishing trips and an excursion to Alaska; includes film slides of trips to the West and Southwest. Some correspondence and printed items relate to his firearms collection, now located at the Huntington Museum of Art.

DELTA KAPPA GAMMA, Alpha Chapter (Huntington, West Virginia).
ACCESSION 545.
Dates: 1953-1963.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 47 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1992.
Description: Women educators' honorary society; papers consist primarily of membership forms; some reports and correspondence relating to membership.

DELTA KAPPA GAMMA, Psi Chapter (Huntington, W. Va.)..
ACCESSION 492.
Dates: 1969-1988.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Scrapbooks, 12 vol.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of the Chapter, 1989.
Description and date: Professional organization for women educators.

DELTA THETA TAU, Beta Pi Chapter (Huntington, W. Va.).
ACCESSION 1978/11.0242.
Dates: 1926-1932.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Scrapbook, 1 vol.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Kenneth Reffeitt, 1978.
Description: Contains history of founding of chapter, lists of members and pledges, photographs, and newspaper clippings; notable ornamentation.

DENMAN, William.
ACCESSION 456 (PROCESSED; MS 103)
Dates: 1974-1986.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 0.5 linear feet.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Dr. Denman, 1987.
Description: Marshall University speech professor; director of Yeager Scholars program. Papers consist of newspaper clippings and other materials related to the Kanawha County textbook controversy in 1974. Includes correspondence from the American Civil Liberties Union, for which Dr. Denman served as West Virginia state coordinator; also notes for an article for Free Speech Yearbook (1976).

DENT, Brad.
ACCESSION 458 (PROCESSED; MS 102)
Dates: 1987.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (photoreproduction), 11 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mr. Dent, 1987.
Description: `Marijuana cultivation: A comparison study of New Hanover and Brunswick Counties in coastal North Carolina and Cabell and Wayne Counties in the mountainous ranges of West Virginia,' a paper written for a psychology class at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington in the spring of 1987.

DICKINSON FAMILY.
Accession 1977/03.0179.
Dates: 1804-1903.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, ca. 10 cu. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Temporary loan of Donald C. Pauley, 1977.
Description: RESTRICTED ACCESS; by permission of Mr. Pauley. Daybooks, ledgers, journals, sales books, cash books, inventory and invoice books, and balance books belonging to Joel Shrewsbury and Company, and Dickinson and Shrewsbury of Franklin County, Virginia, and William Dickinson of Kanawha Salines, West Virginia.

DINGESS, Jane Adams.
ACCESSION 1975/12.0118.
Dates: 1906-1976.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 4.5 cu. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Dingess, 1975,1978.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, clubwoman and educator. Papers consist primarily of scrapbooks of school days at Huntington High School and West Virginia University; also included are resource materials related to conservation and social studies and items concerning the Junior League, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Colonial Dames and garden club activities.

DOBER, Virginia.
ACCESSION 1965/03.0198 (PROCESSED; MS 56)
Dates: 1961.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (fluid copy), 10 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date:
DEscription: `Mary Draper Ingles captivity, or the incredible escape of Mary Draper Ingles from the Shawnee Indians in 1755.'

DOURIF, Henri.
ACCESSION 1975/01.0081.
Dates: 1926.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Letters, 2 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1975.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, businessman. Correspondence between Major Dourif and Colonel H. A. Toulmin of Dayton, Ohio, regarding Toulmin's book, Air Service American Expeditionary Force 1918.

DOUTHAT, RUDENZ S., compiler.
ACCESSION 509 (PROCESSED; MS 51)
Dates: 1809-1866.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (carbon copy) (photoreproduction), 95 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Matthew Onion, 1986.
Description: [Early marriages of Cabell County, Virginia and West Virginia].

DOWLING, Dolores Imogene, 1914?-1996.
ACCESSION 632.
Dates: 1942-1994.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 0.5 linear ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Ms. Dowling, 1995.
Description: Huntington, W. Va., civic leader; second world war veteran. Papers consist primarily of Dowling’s scrapbooks and memorabilia related to her service as an army nurse with the 1st Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (M.A.S.H.) unit; included are photocopies of certificates and letters related to her civic activities and election to the Huntington Hall of Fame.

DUCKWORTH, Edna.
ACCESSION 435.
Dates: [1984?].
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (photoreproduction), 8 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Duckworth, 1986.
Description: `A Black history of Huntington [, West Virginia];' includes material from and comments by Nelson L. Barnett, Jr.

DUCKWORTH, Edna.
ACCESSION 629.
Dates: 1974-1995.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 1 cu. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Dolores Johnson, 1996.
Description: Huntington, W. Va., resident. Papers consist of 748 leaves of typed transcriptions of Mrs. Duckworth’s journals and oral interviews, depicting life in the African-American community of Huntington in the mid- to late-twentieth century.

DUGAN, Irvin, 1892-1982.
Accessions 1974/07.0071 and 1979/07.0258
Dates: 1933-1963.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 10.5 linear ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mr. Dugan, 1974.
Description: Artist and cartoonist for the Huntington Publishing Company. The bulk of the collection consists of his original drawings for the Huntington Advertiser--over five hundred cartoons reflecting many social and political issues affecting the city, state and nation from the 1930's to the 1950's.

DUNLAP, Lorene Enochs.
ACCESSION 1975/07.0102.
Dates: 1917-1971.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers,1 linear ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Dunlap, 1975.
Description: Scrapbooks and photographs of Cabell County, West Virginia, family from near Milton; bulk of correspondence dates from the First World War and 1935-1945.

DUNN-HENDERSON FAMILY.
ACCESSION 439.
Dates: 1892-1947.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 50 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Frank Rodriquez, 1986.
Consists primarily of deeds to property in Huntington and Wayne County, West Virginia, and Lawrence County, Ohio. Several items related to Second World War service of John Henderson.

DURBIN MERCANTILE COMPANY.
ACCESSION 1981/09.0344 (PROCESSED; MS 80).
Dates: 1904-1959.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Records, 5.5 cubic ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Dr. Robert Alexander, 1981.
Description: Day books, cash books, inventories of merchandise, petty cash books, bank account books, sales of coal, flour and feed of a Pocahontas County, West Virginia, business.

DUSENBERRY, William
ACCESSION 551 (PROCESSED; MS 130)
Dates: 1885-1871.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript (photoreproduction of computer-generated typescript). 1 volume.
Gift of Carrie Eldridge, 1992.
Description: Diary of William Dusenberry of Barboursville, Cabell County, [West] Virginia, 1855-1871, transcribed and annotated by Carrie Eldridge from a holograph transcript by Fred Lambert.

DWYER, J. J.
ACCESSION 571.
Dates: 1946-1961.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 10 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1993.
Description: Correspondence and management training material of an employee of the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Company.


 

   
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