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EACKER, Susan and Geoff.
ACCESSION 666.
Dates: 1997.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Interviews, 10 audiocassettes and transcripts.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Susan and Geoff Eacker, 1997.
Description: Scholars-in-residence at the Marshall University Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia (CSEGA); interviews document the musical heritage of ten women banjo players in W. Va. and eastern Ky.

EARL, J. A., collector.
ACCESSION 1973/01.0026
Dates: 1936-1981.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (mimeograph), 1 linear foot.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mr. Earl (undated) and James Jeffrey, 1982.
Description: Autobiography of Rev. Earl, a Methodist minister, and biographies of leaders of the Methodist Church in West Virginia; includes several church histories, newspaper clippings and correspondence.

EARLES, Andrew D.
ACCESSION 608 (PROCESSED MS 12-A)
Dates; 1994.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript, 1 item (23 leaves).
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift, 1994.
Description: "John Morgan IV: journeys through a life," a biographical sketch of a Putnam Co., W. Va., ferryman and farmer.

EARLY RECORDS OF CABELL. . .[COUNTY] WEST VA.
ACCESSION 514 (PROCESSED; MS 121)
Dates:
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (partial photoreproduction of carbon copy). 1 vol. Original located in Mansion House, Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
Method of Acquisition and date: Loaned for copying by Cora Teel, 1990.
Description: Information on the Beale family of Mason and Cabell Counties, West Virginia and the Frasher family of what is now Wayne County, West Virginia. Also contains the inscriptions from the Handley and Thornburg cemeteries in Cabell County. Manuscript was compiled by Mrs. J. M. H. Beale of Guyandotte, West Virginia.

ECCHO (Eastern Cabell County Humanities Organization).
ACCESSION 586.Dates: 1985-1986.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Records, 103 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of L. Josephine Fidler, 1994.
Description: Cabell County, W. Va., food and clothing pantry supported by area churches. Records include minutes, financial reports and membership rosters.

EDWARDS, John C.
ACCESSION 1979/10.0284.
Dates: 1936-1948.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Account books, 2 vol.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1979.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, resident; engineer at Huntington Water Company. Account books list personal expenses, rent, dues, and entertainment expenses for a twelve-year period.

EIGHTEEN-SIXTY (1860) CENSUS OF LEWIS COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA.
ACCESSION 453 (PROCESSED; MS 101)
Dates: 1860
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript. 100 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Cora P. Teel, 1987.
Description: Original of records presented to the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Library by Martha Metz and Linda Camp of the Blennerhasset Chapter NSDAR, Parkersburg, West Virginia.

EIGHTEEN-SEVENTY (1870) CENSUS OF LEWIS COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA.
ACCESSION 466 (PROCESSED; MS 101-A).
Dates: 1870
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (photoreproduction of mimeographed records). 126 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Cora P. Teel, 1987.
Description: Copy of records presented to the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Library by Martha Metz and Linda Camp of the Blennerhasset Chapter NSDAR, Parkersburg, West Virginia.

ELDRIDGE, Carrie, compiler.
Local historian and researcher who has donated copies of her research material over time to the University. All entries below were gifts of Mrs. Eldridge and are listed in Accession number order.

ACCESSION 491 (PROCESSED; MS 116)
Dates: 1808 - 1824.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript and computer-generated typescript. 3 v. bound as one.
Date of Gift: 1989.
Description: Abstracts of Cabell County, (West) Virginia deed books 1, 2, and 3, 1808-1824; includes maps and tax lists for 1810 and 1815.
ACCESSION 531 (PROCESSED; MS 125)
Dates: 1757-1990.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (computer-generated; photoreproduction), 3 vol.
Date of Gift: 1991.
Description: "Cabell Cemeteries, Cabell County, West Virginia," provides diagrams, directions, history, and methodology in addition to cemetery inscriptions.
ACCESSION 551 (PROCESSED; MS 130)
Dates: 1885-1871.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript (photoreproduction of computer-generated typescript). 1 volume.
Date of Gift: 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.
ACCESSION 554 (PROCESSED; MS 125, Volume 4)
Dates: 1810-1850.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript, 1 volume.
Date of Gift: 1992.
Description: "Cabell County Census Locator..." contains the census listings for the 1820, 1830, 1840, and 1850 federal censuses, with maps showing the enumeration districts; includes the 1810 and 1815 tax lists, maps, illustrations and other historical information.
ACCESSION 570 (PROCESSED; MS 125, Volume 5)
Dates: 1634-1895.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript, 1 volume.
Date of Gift: 1993.
Description: "Water-key [sic] to county formation and highway location in Virginia/West Virginia a teaching atlas," a guide to the formation of county boundaries in Virginia and West Virginia, with diagrams and maps of waterways, watersheds, and major transportation routes; includes fold-out maps and transparencies.
ACCESSION 579 (PROCESSED; MS 116, Volume 3)
Dates: 1985-1993.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript, 1 volume.
Date of Gift: 1994.
Description: "Cabell County deeds, books 1 thru 5, 1808-1835." Contents: Abstracts of deed book I, 1808-1814, Cabell County, Virginia/West Virginia--Abstract of deed book II, 1814-1819, Cabell County, Virginia/West Virginia--Abstract of deed book III, volumes 1 & 2, 1819-1824, Cabell County, Virginia/West Virginia--Deed book IV, 1824-1831, Cabell County, Virginia/West Virginia--Abstract of deed book V, 1830-1835, Cabell County, Virginia/West Virginia.
ACCESSION 580 (PROCESSED; MS 116, Volume 4)
Dates: 1993(?).
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript, 1 volume.
Date of Gift: 1994.
Description: "1809-1815 Cabell County minute book abstracts : an abstract of the combinded [sic] 'First' minute and law order books of Cabell County, VA/WV."
ACCESSION 581 (PROCESSED; MS 54, Volume 6)
Dates: 1993(?).
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript, 1 volume.
Date of Gift: 1994.
Description: "Marriages 1806-1850 Mason County VA-WV."
ACCESSION 582 (PROCESSED; MS 116, Volume 5)
Dates: 1988.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript, 1 volume.
Date of Gift: 1994.
Description: "Marriages 1809-1850 Cabell County Virginia West Virginia."
ACCESSION 593 (PROCESSED; MS 116, Volume 2)
Dates: 1989.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript, 1 volume.
Date of Gift: 1990.
Description: "Will book I 1820-1848 Cabell County Virginia/West Virginia."
ACCESSION 597 (PROCESSED; MS 133)
Dates: 1994.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript,1 volume.
Date of Gift: 1994.
Description: "Washington County, Ohio tax list 1817 & non-resident taxes 1801."
ACCESSION 600 (PROCESSED; MS 116, Volume 6)
Dates: 1994.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript, 1 volume.
Date of Gift: 1994.
Description: "Minute book 3, 1826-1835: Cabell County VA/WV."
ACCESSION 601 (PROCESSED; MS 125, Volume 6).
Dates: 1994
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript, 1 volume.
Date of Gift: 1994.
Description: "1860 census, Cabell county Virginia/West Virginia as originally taken; with index."
ACCESSION 602 (PROCESSED; MS 125, Volume 7).
Dates: 1994
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript, 1 volume.
Date of Gift: 1994.
Description: "1870 census, Cabell county, West Virginia."
ACCESSION 615 (PROCESSED, MS 125-A).
Dates: 1757-1990.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript, 1 volume.
Date of Gift: 1994.
Description: "Cabell county cemeteries," volumes 2 and 3; original typescript of Manuscript 125.
ACCESSION 617 (PROCESSED; MS 116, volume 7).
Dates: 1995(?).
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript, 1 volume.
Date of Gift: 1995.
Description: "Cabell County fee book, 1826-1839," a list and description of fees paid to the county court; indexed.
ACCESSION 618 (PROCESSED; MS 138).
Dates: 1995.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript, 1 volume.
Date of Gift: 1995.
Description: Records of the Greenbottom Baptist Church, Cabell County Virginia," a typed transcript of microfilm record located at the American Baptist Historical Society, Chester, Penna., covering the period 1836-1858. Includes Greenbottom Church minutes, events; appendices contain maps of county cemeteries and Baptist churches; minutes, notes and rosters of Bloomingdale, Beulah Ann, Susannah, Enon, Hebron, Mud River and Union Baptist churches; indexed.
ACCESSION 650.
Dates: 1996.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript, 2 vol.
Date of Gift: 1996.
Description: Owen Co., Ky., stray books, 1819-1864; typed transcription of records of lost or strayed animals.
ACCESSION 692 (PROCESSED; MS 116, volume 8).
Dates: 2000.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript, 87 p.
Date of Gift: 2000.
Description: Abstract of the Cabell Co., Va., overseers of the poor order book located in the Cabell Co., W. Va. courthouse. Includes map of poor house sites in Cabell Co.
ACCESSION 693 (PROCESSED; MS 116, volume 9).
Dates: 2000.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript, 106 p.
Date of Gift: 2000.
Description: Cabell Co., Va./W. Va. court records: Land for tax purposes, 1861-1865; and rule book, 1857-1858. Indexed.
ACCESSION 2009/04.0770 (PROCESSED: ACCESSION 0770)
Dates: 1773-1994.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 6 cu. ft.
Date of Gift: 2008.
Description: collection contains photocopies of many county record books of the Appalachian areas of West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky, ranging from the American Revolution until the end of the Civil War. The collection also contains high quality photographs of one room school houses of Cabell County, West Virginia, an audio cassette oral history, and books.
ELLIS, Annie C.
ACCESSION 1974/01.0159.
Dates: 1885-1896.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 5 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Purchased, 1974.
Description: Autograph book from Eastern Kentucky Normal School; teaching ertificates and evaluations from Putnam County and Huntington, West Virginia, independent school districts.

ELLIS, Robert O.
ACCESSION 627.
Dates: 1968-1977.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 2.25 cubic ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Carrie Eldridge, 1995.
Description: Huntington, W. Va., attorney; magician. Papers relate to the construction of his home on Castle Hill, rental properties, Republican Party politics and his magic act.

ELLISON FAMILY.
ACCESSION 1976/11.0218.
Dates: 1888-1951.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 8 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Purchased, 1976.
Description: Includes correspondence concerning Ellison family history, reminiscences of Beckley, West Virginia, and a history of the Love family of Cabell County, West Virginia.

EMMONS HOUSE.
ACCESSION 2007/01.0756
Dates: 1885.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Photographs, 3 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Charlene Farell (Hospice of Huntington), 2007.
Description: Three unframed photographs of the Emmons family home that was on the site of the current location of Hospice of Huntington.

EMMONS, Howard E.
ACCESSION 1979/12.0292.
Dates: 1918-1919.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Journal, 1 vol.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Mary Brown, 1979.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, resident. Book contains grades from the U. S. School of Military Aeronautics at the Ohio State University and detailed accounts of activities in flight training school at Carruthers Field, Fort Worth, Texas.

EMMONS, Jennie Petrie.
ACCESSION 1982/01.0349.
Dates: 1929.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Diary, 1 vol.
Method of Acquisition and date: Acquired from Mrs. Mary Brown, 1982.
Description: Description of travels through Europe by rail, bus, and ship.

ENGLISH, John.
ACCESSION 1976/04.0129.
Dates: 1866-1887.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 21 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Miss Elizabeth Berry, 1976.
Description: Mason County, West Virginia judge. Notes about expenses, minutes of meeting of Episcopal vestrymen, correspondence, and a plat of land near Winfield, Putnam County, West Virginia.

ENSIGN FAMILY.
ACCESSION 655 (PROCESSED; MS 143)
Dates: 1854-1945.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 1.5 linear ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Larry Hite, 1997.
Description: Huntington, W. Va. family originally from Litchfield Co., Conn., settling in Huntington at its inception. Ely Ensign established the railcar manufacturing company that became American Car and Foundry in 1899. The papers consist primarily of letters from Ely Ensign to his wife Mary Walton Ensign during her trips to Conn. with her children. Includes correspondence from Ensign, Prentice, and Walton families in Conn. as well as school papers belonging to Ensign’s daughter May and letters of condolence upon her death at age 15, in 1889.

ENSLOW, Catherine Bliss, 1899-1973.
Accession 1973/06.0010 and Accession 1979/06.0255
Dates: 1890-1973.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 33.5 linear feet.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Gloria Johnston Henderson, 1973, and Mrs. Shirley Hayden, 1979.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, journalist. Bulk of collection relates to Miss Enslow's career, including clippings of her articles, correspondence, scrapbooks, slides, and photographs. Also includes family and personal papers.

ENSLOW, Mary Constance, 1892-1962.
Accession 1973/06.0011
Dates: 1892-1962.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 4.5 linear feet.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Gloria Henderson, 1973.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, native; commercial artist and genealogist in Chicago. Papers consist primarily of genealogical notes and notebooks; includes samples of commercial art work, part of an extensive newspaper clipping file, some personal papers and books.

ESPOSITO, Albert.
ACCESSION 552.
Dates: 1971-1992.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers (photoreproductions), 46 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Dr. Esposito, 1992.
Description: Huntington, W. Va. ophthalmologist. Correspondence, newspaper clippings, reports and other items related to Dr. Esposito's role in the establishment of the Marshall University School of Medicine.

ESSELBORN, Wyn.
ACCESSION 1982/04.0354.
Dates: [1981?]
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (photoreproduction), 13 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Received, 1981.
Description: `Finding John Marshall,' typescript concerning John Marshall, the Marshall family, and the Marshall home in Richmond, Virginia.

ETNA IRON WORKS.
ACCESSION 700.
Dates: 1876-1878.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Ledger, 352 leaves (photoreproduction).
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Carrie Eldridge, 2000.
Description: Payroll ledger from iron foundry located in Lawrence Co., Ohio.

EVANS FAMILY.
ACCESSION 471.
Dates: 1667-1982.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers (photoreproduction), 10 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Cora P. Teel, 1988.
Description: Compilation of family group sheets and pages from an unidentified book from the Genealogical Library of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.

EY, Joyce.
ACCESSION 654
Dates: 1977-1988.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 2.25 linear ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Joyce Ey, 1996.
Description: Huntington, W. Va. resident; civic leader. Collection consists of Mrs. Ey’s service on the W. Va. Archives and History Commission, particularly the committee to review nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.


 

   
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