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PARKERSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA. JAMES WOOD CHAPTER, NSDAR.
ACCESSION 465 (PROCESSED; MS 107)
Dates: 1964.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (carbon copy), 26 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Cora P. Teel, 1987.
Description: `Williamstown [West Virginia] Cemetery, 1858-1924,' a listing of a Wood County, West Virginia, cemetery.

PARSONS-ENSIGN FAMILY.
ACCESSION 1978/01.0212.
Dates: 1854-1988.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers (in part, photoreproductions), 3 cubic feet.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Janet Ensign Bromley, 1978, 1989.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia family. Papers include items relating to Mrs. Bromley's music career, the Huntington Symphony Orchestra, early childhood mementoes, as well as minutes of the Huntington, West Virginia, First Congregational Church Missionary Society, 1905-1916. A later addition includes the personal papers of Janet Parsons Ensign (Mrs. Darwin A.).

PEACO FAMILY SCRAPBOOK.
ACCESSION 1981/08.0343.
Dates: 1889-1946.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Scrapbook, 1 volume.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Dr. Sam Clagg, 1981.
Description: Contains newspaper clippings of fires and activities of the Huntington, West Virginia Fire Department.

PECK, Marcellus.
ACCESSION 1976/10.0156.
Dates: 1883-1889.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 7 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Acquired, 1974.
Description: Philippi, West Virginia, resident. Papers include checks written to Elijah Allen, a tax receipt from Doddridge County, West Virginia, and a letter from brother, Henderson Peck, attorney at Ritchie County Courthouse, West Virginia.

PENDLETON, Constance.
ACCESSION 526.
Dates: 1960.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Letter, 1 item.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1990.
Description: Holograph letter about her book, Confederate Memories: Early Life and Family of William Frederick Pendleton (1958).

PEOPLES, Claren Martin.
ACCESSION 1979/08.0264.
Dates: 1940-1943.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 0.5 feet.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1979.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, music educator. Papers consist of copies of a masters' thesis on music education written at the Ohio State University, and transcripts of radio programs directed to children in rural schools.

PETERS FAMILY.
ACCESSION 1983/12.0385.
Dates: 1800-1981.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, (photoreproductions). Ca. 80 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Compiled and loaned for copying by Merry J. Brown, 1983.
Description: Genealogical materials relating to a family from Wyoming and Fayette counties, West Virginia.

PEYTON, Claudia.
ACCESSION 2004.0731.
Dates: 1921-1984.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 0.25 lin. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of David Peyton.
Description: Papers consist of Miss Peyton's letters to her family about her missionary work in Northern Rhodesia. Also included are letters of other family members, newspaper articles about Miss Peyton, and letters related to Miss Peyton's estate.

PEYTON, David.
ACCESSION 422.
Dates: 1955-1985.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 2.5 cubic feet.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mr. Peyton, 1985.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, journalist, author. Papers include columns for the Huntington Herald-Dispatch, research materials relating to his Alicia Patterson Foundation grant for studying Cajun culture; manuscript of computer user's book written with Charles Bowen.

PEYTON, Henry.
ACCESSION 2004.0728.
Dates: 1832-1840.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 13 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Joanne J. Hughes.
Description: Henry Peyton's application for a Revolutionary War pension in Cabell Co., Va.

PHI ALPHA THETA, Gamma Chi Chapter (Marshall University).
ACCESSION 1984/03.0393.
Dates: 1815-1967.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Collection, 3 volumes.
Method of Acquisition and date: Placed on permanent loan, 1984.
Description: Miscellaneous business records: attendance record of Order of Railroad Engineers, 1908-1967; Petit Brothers Electric Company ledger, 1920-1931; and a journal from the Scofield establishment, 1815-1820.

PHIPPS, Dr. James C.
ACCESSION 481 (PROCESSED; MS 114)
Dates: 1977-1988.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 7 cubic feet.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Margaret Phipps Brown, 1988.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, orthodontist. Papers pertain to his genealogical research into the Phipps, McComas, Holton, and related families of Lincoln, Raleigh, Boone, and other West Virginia counties.

PILOT CLUB, Huntington, West Virginia.
ACCESSION 487.
Dates: 1966- .
Collection Type/Materials and size: Records, 5 cubic feet.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of the Club, 1988.
Description: Service organization for professional women. Papers consist of officers' notebooks, minutes, conference materials, and other records of the Club's work.

PITTARD, Thelma and Anna Williams.
ACCESSION 1980/01.0294.
Dates: 1937(?).
Collection Type/Materials and size: Scrapbook, 1 volume.
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1980.
Description: `Elementary school publicity,' compiled by Marshall College students for Dr. Roy Woods.

PLATANIA, Joseph.
ACCESSION 1982/08.0365 (PROCESSED; MS 83)
Dates: 1980.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript, 29 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mr. Platania, 1982.
Description: `The selling of the candidate, 1960: The use of the media in the 1960 West Virginia Democratic presidential primary.'

PLATANIA, Marceline White (1912-2000), compiler.
ACCESSION 713.
Dates: 1937.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Scrapbook, 1 vol.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Joseph Platania, 2002.
Description: Huntington, W. Va., resident. Scrapbook contains snapshots and newspaper clippings of the 1937 flood of the Ohio River at Huntington.

POFFENBARGER, Lydia Nye Simpson.
ACCESSION 1980/07.0303.
Dates: undated; 1913.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescripts (some photoreproductions of carbon copies).
Method of Acquisition and date: Transferred, 1978; loaned for copying by Mrs. Anna Proffitt, 1980.
Description: `Epitome of the life of `Ossawatomie' John Brown, including the story of his attack on Harper's Ferry and his capture...,' and `Mansion house, Point Pleasant, West Virginia,' (an inventory of furniture and artifacts with a history of the grounds and building).

POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA, COL. CHARLES LEWIS CHAPTER, NSDAR.
ACCESSION 1976/01.0160
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Dates: 1925-1975.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 0.5 linear feet.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Anna C. Proffitt, 1976, 1979.
Description: Membership lists, registrar's reports, photographs; report on prize-winning Bicentennial activities.

POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.
ACCESSION 1975/04.0092.
Dates: 1873-1974.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Records (photoreproductions), 0.5 linear feet.
Method of Acquisition and date: Loaned for copying by Mrs. Eleanor Filson McComb, 1975.
Description: Register, minutes, annual reports; records of the Flats Presbyterian Church before it merged with the Point Pleasant church during the second world war, when the Flats area was taken over by the War Department.

POLLARD, S. J.
ACCESSION 1975/01.0098.
Dates: 1862-1938.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 0.5 linear feet.
Method of Acquisition and date: Acquired, 1975.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, railway dispatcher. Papers include railroad passes, dispatch book, and Civil War papers of John C. Pollard.

POTTS, James N.
ACCESSION 1979/02.0248.
Dates: 1861-1906.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers (photoreproductions), 2 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Loaned for copying by Mr. Campbell Neel, 1979.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, businessman, whose Civil War diary of his service with the 31st Regiment, Virginia Volunteers, comprises most of the collection.

PRICE, Mary Thomas.
ACCESSION 1980/02.0298.
Dates: 1936-1971.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Scrapbook, 1 volume.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Laura Lee Hills, 1980.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, nurse. Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings of marriages, births, deaths, second world war servicemen and women, and church events.

PRINCE, Dennis, et al.
ACCESSION 1981/10.0346 (PROCESSED; MS 81)
Dates: 1973-1974.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Depositions, Typescript. 552 volumes.
Method of Acquisition and date: Received 1981.
Description: Depositions of the plaintiffs in the law suit against the Pittston Company after the Buffalo Creek disaster in Logan County, West Virginia, in 1972.

PRITCHARD, John
ACCESSION 2006/12.0755
Dates: 1864-1865(?).
Collection Type/Materials and size: Artifacts, 0.5 cu. ft (1 oversize).
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mr. Pritchard, 2006.
Description: Materials related to the Pritchard Family of Ohio. Items include: photocopies of service records of John A. Pritchard, Co. F, 33rd Ohio Infantry (1864-1865), his discharge papers, a Civil War era cavalry sabre, framed photograph and tintype photograph.

PROCTOR, Alfred T.
ACCESSION 1973/06.0104.
Dates: 1893-1943.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Glass negatives, ca. 36 cubic feet.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of the Cabell-Wayne Historical Society, 1973.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, photographer. Negatives, most unidentified, of studio portraits of Huntington residents.

PUTZ, Leon.
ACCESSION 508.
Dates: 1983-1986.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescripts, 3 vol.
Method of Acquisition and date: Received, 1989.
Description: Mason County, West Virginia, schoolteacher; writings include, "This is My Story," and "US."

PYLE, Lillian Morrison, deceased 1977.
ACCESSION 1977/04.0181.
Dates: 1917-1924.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 0.5 linear ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Sue Cook, 1977.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, businesswoman. Collection consists of yearbooks and memoribilia from Huntington High School and letters from Mrs. Pyle's brother during the first world war.

 

   
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