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FAIRFAX, Pauline, Dec. 1987.
ACCESSION 452.
Dates: 1984, 1986.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Artifacts, 2 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of the family, 1987.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, public school teacher; member of Carter G. Woodson Memorial Committee. The bulk of Mrs. Fairfax' papers went to West Virginia State College, Institute, West Virginia.

FARRIER, D, letter.
ACCESSION 1973/01.0029.
Dates: 1857.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Letter, 1 item.
Method of Acquisition and date:
Description: Holograph request for collection of money in order to pay a debt to List and Howel.

FERGUSON, Cecil, collector.
ACCESSION 483 (PROCESSED; MS 113)
Dates: 1946.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Photographs, 18 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mr. Ferguson, 1988.
Description: Ten black and white, hand-tinted photographs, 36 by 44 inches, mounted on masonite: aerial scenes of Huntington, West Virginia, taken for Roach-Ferguson Realty Company by Thomas Studio. Includes 8 negatives.

FERGUSON, Charles W.
ACCESSION 1973/01.0030.
Dates: 1849-1850.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Letters, 5 items.
Method of Acquisition and date:
Description: Description of Logan County, (West) Virginia, in 1849; other correspondence concerns property and taxes in Wayne County, (West) Virginia.

FIELD, Stanton, Letter.
ACCESSION 1973/01.0036
Dates: 1858.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Letter, 1 item.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred to Archives, 1973.
Description: Letter to T.H. Breckenridge inquiring about Breckenridge's willingness to come to Marshall College to organize the faculty.

FILSON, Bertha Julia Steinbach, 1885-1976.
Accession 1976/06.0137
Dates: 1899-1976.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 1.5 linear ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Eleanor F. McComb, 1976.
Point Pleasant, West Virginia, educator. Includes certificates illustrating years as a churchwoman and teacher; newspaper clippings; many items associated with her activities as an alumna of Marshall University; plaques; and letters from Marshall College President Lawrence J. Corbly.

FINLEY, Fred.
ACCESSION 1973/08.0019.
Dates: 1936-1940.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Timebook, 1 vol.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Marguerite Spears, 1973.
Description: Timebook of the Ohio River steamer `Omar,' with a list of crew members and payroll.

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH [Huntington, W. Va.]

ACCESSION 2007/02.0757.
Dates: 1839-2004.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Archives, 9 cu. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of the Church, 2006.
Description: Collection contains “Minutes of Sessions,” “Church Registers,” “Bulletins,” various histories written by members, documents relating to church organizations, and financial records.
ACCESSION 2014/05.0816
Dates: 1930- 2002.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Archives, 6 cu. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of the First Presbyterian Church, 2012
Description: This collection contains the records of the First Presbyterian Church of Huntington, West Virginia from the 1890s through the early 2000s with the bulk of the collection falling between 1930 and 2002. Contains administrative records (minutes, registers, and accounting records), photographs and scrapbooks of church events and members. Additionally contains a large (190)collection of Victor Animatograph Lantern Slides on religious and patriotic topics from the early 20th century.

FISCHBACH, Julius, b. 1895.
ACCESSION 1978/03.0225.
Dates: 1955-1978.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 5 items.CGift of Dr. Fischbach, 1978.
Description: Manuscripts of two books by Huntington, West Virginia, native: Talks for Children on Christian Ideals and Children's Sermons in Stories.

FLAGG, Ann Katherine.
ACCESSION 1984/01.0389 (PROCESSED; MS 86)
Dates: 1964; undated.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers (photoreproduction), 4 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Dr. Leonard Deutsch, 1984.
Description: Black playwright and native West Virginian. Papers include `Great Gettin' up Mornin',' first prize winner in the National Collegiate Playwriting contest.

FOARD, Oretha Morgan.
ACCESSION 1982/07.0364.
Dates: 1855-1979.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 1.5 cu. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Foard, 1982.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, resident. Papers consist primarily of printed pamphlets, play programs, and travel brochures. Includes some school papers while a student at West Virginia University in the 1920's.

FORS, Marion Vest.
ACCESSION 2004.0735.
Dates: 1937-1985.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers. 0.25 lin.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Jack Fors.
Description: Primarily correspondence related to Mrs. Fors' murals which were painted in the James E. Morrow Library as part of the sesquicentennial celebration of Marshall College. The murals were removed for remodelling ca. 1966 and were latter restored and remounted in Morrow Library 2004-07. Also paintbrushes used in the painting of the murals.

FOWLER, L. D.
ACCESSION 2011/04.0784
Dates:
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 3 cu. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Received as part of the research materials collected by Dr. Robert Alexander in the 1980s.
Descripton: L.D. Fowler was a purchasing agent for the timber and tanning industries in the Durbin, WV area during the early twentieth century. Collection consists of business and personal correspondence.

FOWLER, Vicie Waskey, compiler.
ACCESSION 1977/01.0171 (PROCESSED; MS 43)Dates: 1975
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (photo reproduction), 26 pp.
Method of Acquisition and date: Loaned for copying by James Burgess, 1977.
Description: Vital statistics for Logan County, (West) Virginia, 1853-1860, including birth, death and marriage records.

FRAMPTON, Charles E., papers
ACCESSION 1972/11.0004.
Dates: 1917-1964.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 23 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. C. E. Frampton, 1972.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, native. Collection consists of medals, including the Croix de Guerre and the Silver Star for service as a pilot in the first world war; diaries with detailed descriptions of maneuvers and tactical plans; framed certificates and plaques.

FRANCIS, James D.
ACCESSION 2004/07.0736.
Dates: 1932-1952.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Film Collection.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of W. Campbell Brown, Jr.
Description: James D. Francis was president of the Island Creek Coal Co. The collections consists of 57 reels of 16 mm film primarily of family activities and travels abroad dating from 1932 until 1952; includes some film of coal mines and 1937 flood scenes of Huntington, W. Va. Also included are an Eiki film projector, VHS and DVD copies of selected film.

FRANKLIN, Hobart, compiler.
ACCESSIONS 499, 511, 532 (PROCESSED; MS 120)
Dates: 1644-1991.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 4 vols.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gifts of Hobart Franklin, 1989-1991.
Description: Vols. 1 and 2 contain genealogical material about Adkins, Adkinson, Cummins, Flinn, Mann, and Miller families of Virginia and West Virginia. Vols. 3 and 4 contain genealogical material about the Dial, Drake, Franklin, Hale, Hatfield, Lucas, McComas and Price families of Virginia and West Virginia, including Lincoln and Cabell Counties, West Virginia.

FRANKLIN, Willis Hayes, 1876-1963.
ACCESSION 437.
Dates: 1898-1963.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Garnet Chambers, 1986.
Description: Marshall College English professor, 1905-1945. Collection consists primarily of photographs, certificates and holograph manuscripts; includes copies of workbooks Mr. Franklin wrote for his classes.

FREEMAN, Mark.
ACCESSION 625.
Dates: 1934-1969.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 6 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Received ca. 1993.
Description: Doddridge Co., W. Va., high school student in 1952. Papers consist primarily of scrapbooks of Freemanís years in the U. S. Navy, family photographs, and photographs of Freeman in Spencer, W. Va., in the 1960s.

FRUTH FAMILY.
ACCESSION 461 (PROCESSED; MS 104)
Dates: 1616-1954.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers (photoreproduction), 86 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Loaned for copying by Christine Fruth, 1987.
Description: Copies of records from the LDS Genealogical Library in Salt Lake City, Utah and notes from a German researcher on the origins of the Fruth family in Germany; historical sketch of family in America after 1833.

FRYE, Joseph, 1711?-1794.
ACCESSION 1978/01.0213 (PROCESSED; MS 60)
Dates: 1759-1760.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Orderly book, 1 reel of microfilm.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1978.
Description: Colonel, Massachusetts Bay Provincials. Orderly book for Fort Cumberland, formerly Fort Beausejour, Nova Scotia; contains passwords, countersigns, monthly reports, and orders. Some entries concern displaced Arcadians seeking refuge in the fort.

 


 

   
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