OCHSENHIRT, Homer, 1894-1977.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 24 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Gertrude Ochsenhirt, 1977.
Description: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, native; musician in Huntington, West Virginia, for over twenty years, conducting the Huntington Symphony Orchestra. Papers include programs from Pittsburgh, newspaper clippings from Huntington and photographs.
ODELL, Ruth Winters, 1901- .
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 1.5 cubic feet.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Odell, 1978.
Description: Cabell County, West Virginia, resident. Papers include Rector family genealogy, photographs and papers relating to Mrs. Odell's work with the Cabell County Farm Bureau, including membership lists and minutes of meetings.
OLAFSON, Sigfus, compiler.
ACCESSION 114 (PROCESSED; MS 33).
Collection Type/Materials and size: Records (photoreprodutions), 11 volumes.
Method of Acquisition and date: Loaned for copying by Mr. Olafson, 1975.
Description: Records consist of West Virginia census records: Cabell County, 1820,1850; Boone County, 1860, 1870, 1880; Logan County, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880; and Wyoming County, 1850. Also Cabell County tax lists, marriages, 1809-1851, and maps.
OLEY, John Hunt,1830-1888.
ACCESSION 186 (PROCESSED MS 52)
Dates: Sept. 21, 1871.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Letter, 2 pp.
Method of Acquisition and date: Received, 1969.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, civic leader; letter to George Payne of Covington, Virginia, describes Huntington during its first year of development.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 6 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Hester Osborn Crabtree, 1980.
Description: Wayne County, West Virginia, family. Correspondence from L. J. Corbly, president of Marshall College; materials from the Marshall Business School; and a cylindrical photograph of the Marshall College student body, May, 1930.
OWEN, W. G.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (carbon copy), 17 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Acquired, 1968.
Description: Undated description of Charleston, West Virginia, by the state research editor for the Federal Writers' Project number 402.
OWEN CLINIC INSTITUTE.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 15 vol.; 3 scrapbooks.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Dr. Marguerite Stemmerman, 1985.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, mental health facility operated by Dr. Stemmerman and Dr. Thelma V. Owen. `Longview,' a newsletter written by patients, is located in the Rare Book Room. The scrapbooks relate to the West Virginia Mental Health Association and its efforts to improve care for mental health patients in the state.
ACCESSION 626 PROCESSED; MANUSCRIPT 19-A).
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers; artifacts, 1.25 cubic ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Barbara Smith, 1995.
Description: Huntington, W. Va., glass factory, closed in 1994. Bulk of collection consists of sample glassware; includes issues of the plant newspaper, photographs, pay stubs and other ephemera related to the plant, donated by persons interviewed for the Oral History of Appalachia program.
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