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GARNES, Tapley, Papers.
ACCESSION 1973/01.0020.
Dates: 846-1883.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 1 .5 linear feet.
Method of Acquisition and date:
Description: Promissory notes and tax receipts from Jackson County, West Virginia. One letter describes Iowa in 1854.

GARRETT, Rev. James Dolliver.
ACCESSEION 441 (PROCESSED; MS 98)
Dates: 1879-1912.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript, 1 item.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Miss Julia Adkins, 1986.
Description: Rev. Garrett's record of marriages performed in Wayne County, West Virginia, 1879-1912, transcribed and indexed by Miss Adkins.

GATCHEL, Aaron.
ACCESSION 1978/06.0233.
Dates: 1865.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Letter, 3 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mary Newman, 1978.
Description: Describes engagement at Dinwiddie Court House, Virginia; gives losses of the 13th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, Company B; and comments on Lincoln's assassination.

GAY, Almetta P., compiler.
ACCESSION 1974/08.0147.
Dates: 1812-1929.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (photoreproduction), 3 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date:Purchased, 1974.
Description: Copy of cemetery markings at the Evangelical and Lutheran St. Peter's Cemetery, Raymond Cemetery, and Wheeler Cemetery, all near Bruceton Mills, Preston County, West Virginia.

GEBHARDT, Charles A.
ACCESSION 1975/01.0157.
Dates: 1927-1935.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 5 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Anna Schrule, 1975.
Description: Receipts, bills and notes on expenses for taxes and rental properties in Mason and Kanawha Counties, West Virginia.

GEBHARDT, Homer.
ACCESSION 1979/10.0280.
Dates: 1547-1966.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 16 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mary Nelson McGuire Gebhardt, 1979.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, banker. Papers consist of genealogies of the Wilson and Baumgardner families of Cabell County, West Virginia, and the Halsey family of Virginia.

GERARDSTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA. GERARDSTOWN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.
ACCESSION 1974/08.0145.
Dates: 1796-1893.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (photoreproduction), 21 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Purchased, 1974.
Description: Copies of documents pertaining to the history of the church: deed, indentures, minutes, and membership lists.

GIBSON, John.
ACCESSION 1973/01.0053.
Dates: 1842-1887.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 4 items.
Method of Acquisition and date:
Description: Description of a tour of Karlee Cave in India in 1842; letters from a British soldier stationed in India in 1843 and from Grover Cleveland thanking Mr. Gibson for the gift of a paperweight (1887).

GIDEON, David Michael, Papers, 1874-1950.
ACCESSION 1972/12.0009 and 578
Dates: 1878-1971.
Collection Type/Materials and size: ACC 9; Papers, 17 linear feet. ACC 578; Papers, .25 linear ft. + 1 oversized folder.
Method of Acquisition and date: ACC 9; Gift of Mrs. Helen Birke, 1972. ACC 578; Transferred 1994.
Description: ACC 9; Huntington, West Virginia, newspaper publisher. Papers consist chiefly of correspondence (1929-1945) with business associates and Republican party members in West Virginia and Washington, D. C. Contains many ledgers, journals and other business records of his several real estate and holding companies and of the Sam and Dave Gideon Clothing Store. ACC 578; Papers consist of newspaper clippings, photographs, and letters found in scrapbook.

GILCHRIST (Robert) FAMILY PAPERS.
ACCESSION 1973/01.0001
Dates: 1783-1957.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 4.25 linear feet.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Katherine Gilchrist Davies and Ann Davies Sammons, 1973.
Description: Correspondence from three related families of Warren County, Ohio: the Andersons, Wilsons, and Gilchrists. Also includes newspaper clippings, diaries, journals and books.

GILES, Virgie.
ACCESSION 1978/01.0214 (PROCESSED; MS 61)
Dates: 1932-1959.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 5 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Purchased, 1978.
Description: Parkersburg, West Virginia, hairdresser. President of the Colored Civic Welfare League, the minute book of which comprises the bulk of the collection.

GILL FAMILY.
ACCESSION 1978/05.0230.
Dates: 1811-1947.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (photoreproduction), 4 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Loaned for copying by Jack Johnson, 1978.
Description: `Notes on the Origin and History of the Gill Family' of Salt Rock, Cabell County, West Virginia.

GILL FAMILY.
ACCESSIONS 474 and 478 (PROCESSED; MS 110 and MS 110-A)
Dates: 1807-1988.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 5.5 cubic feet.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Joseph Patrick and Eleanor Gill, 1988.
Description: Cabell County, West Virginia, family from England, ca. 1846. Papers consist of extensive genealogical research conducted by Mr. and Mrs. Gill, including records from Staffordshire, England. Notable are the diaries of emigrant ancestor Joseph Gill, a civil engineer in England and in Cabell County, West Virginia.

GILMER: THE BIRTH OF A COUNTY.
ACCESSION 1979/08.0268.
Dates: 1772-1940?
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (carbon copy), 11 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Acquired, 1979.
Description: Anonymous history of Gilmer County, West Virginia, describing the formation of the county and the move of the county seat from DeKalb to Glenville.

GILMORE, W. Steele.
ACCESSION 1983/12.0386.
Dates: 1939,1943.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Correspondence, 2 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Philip Baer, 1983.
Description: Includes a letter from William Allen White to Mr. Gilmore of the Detroit News.

GOODNO, Reba Ann Light, 1904-1993.
ACCESSION 683.
Dates: 1898-1993.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Scrapbook, 1 v.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred from Marshall University alumni office, 1999.
Description: Resident of Huntington, W. Va., and Bal Harbour, Fla. Contains newspaper clippings and other items related to the Azalea Garden Club of Huntington and Goodno’s travels as a nationally-recognized flower show judge. Includes clippings and snapshots of husband John Alden Goodno.

GOODYKOONTZ FOR SENATOR CLUB.
ACCESSION 1983/09.0383.
Dates: 192-.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Roster, 1 vol.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1983.
Description: Ledger with names of members from Huntington, West Virginia; undated.

GRANT, Howard B.
ACCESSION 1974/07.0144.
Dates: 1826-1934.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (mimeograph copy), 38 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Acquired, 1974.
Description: `The Presbyterian Church at Philippi, West Virginia,' a brief history of the Barbour County church; includes a church membership list with genealogical notes.

GRANT, Robert A.
ACCESSION 2003-0726.
Dates: 1903-1984.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 0.25 lin ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Robert A. Grant, Jr.
Description: Papers consist primarily of a photocopy of diary, 1933-1938, kept while Grant was a student at Marshall college.

GRANT, Robert A., 1912-2003.
ACCESSION 2010/10.0781
Dates:
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 3 cu. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Robert A. Grant, Jr. through the Marshall University Department of Music, 2010.
Description: Huntington musician. Materials related to the Huntington Symphony and the Little Huntington Symphony. Collection includes concert programs and newspaper clippings.

GRASS FAMILY.
ACCESSION 595 (PROCESSED: MS 64).
Dates: 1870-1944.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Photographs, 0.25 linear ft. + 1 oversized folio box.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Roger Smith, 1994.
Description: Milton, W. Va., family; mostly unidentified family members and several photographs of Milton businesses comprise the bulk of the collection.

GRAYBEAL, Avery L.
ACCESSION 1973/01.0015..
Dates: 1881-1919.
ollection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 15 items.
Method of Acquisition and date:
Description: Greenbrier County, West Virginia, resident. Books contain poetry, notes, breeding and work accounts; includes letters and essays.

GREELY, Adolphus, 1844-1935.
ACCESSION 1979/10.0278.
Dates: 1930.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Letter (photoreproduction), 1 leaf.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1979.
Description: Author of Three years of Arctic Service; letter to Wells Goodykoontz of Williamson, West Virginia.

GREER FAMILY.
ACCESSION 1977/06.0190, 1980/03.0296.
Dates: 1753-1977.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers (in part, photoreproductions), 37 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Kenneth R. Reffeitt, 1977, 1980.
Description: Mason County, West Virginia, family. Papers include genealogy of the descendants of John Greer, tax receipts, correspondence, and papers of Hugh Jasper Greer, delegate to West Virginia legislature, 1895.

GRIFFIN, William Lloyd.
ACCESSION 643.
Dates: April 1, 1976.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Letter, 1 leaf. 28 cm.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1996.
Description: Letter to C. T. Mitchell of Marshall University’s public relations office thanking him for ‘. . . the plug.’

GRIMM FAMILY.
ACCESSION 587.
Dates: ca. 1900-1985.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 0.5 linear ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Source unknown; received 1994.
Description: Wilson O. Grimm, physician, and Frances Talbott Grimm, educator, were long-time residents of Huntington, W. Va. Papers include photographs and scrapbook of newspaper clippings.

GUNNOE, George.
ACCESSION 2004/07.0737.
Dates: 1918-1943.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 25 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of George Gunnoe and Virginia "Buzz" Gunnoe.
Description: Original photographs of Himler Coal Co.; scanned images of 1937 and 1943 flood damage; survey book containing detailed surveys of Marshall College buildings by engineering students in 1937.

GWINN FAMILY.
ACCESSION 1984/10.0404.
Dates: 1926.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 43 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Elizabeth Gwinn Stillman, 1984.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia family. Papers consist primarily of ephemera from European tour of 1926: customs list, maps, et cetera.


 

   
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