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QUAY, Virginia Talbott, 1899-1998.
ACCESSION 681.
Dates: 1918-1984.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 104 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Barbara Rutledge, 1998.
Description: Huntington, W. Va. elementary school teacher. Papers relate to her work with several lineage societies, including the U.S. Daughters of 1812 and Daughters of American Colonists. Includes newspaper clippings and scrapbook.

RADFORD, Nellie.
ACCESSION 589.
Dates: 1911 May 26.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Certificate, 1 item: 41x61 cm.
Method of Acquisition and date: Source unknown; received 1994.
Description: Diploma from Douglass High School; mounted on cardboard. Signed by Wilson Foulk, J. W. Scott, C. W. Kend__ and J. K. Oney.

RAMSDELL, Z. D.
ACCESSION 715.
Dates: 1861-1865.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Reports, Photocopies, 0.75 cu. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Received ca. 1995.
Description: Quartermaster reports for the 5th Regiment, W. Va. Infantry; includes monthly property accounts, clothing and other supply records; animal return and acquisitions; food and fuel receipts; issued supply registers; and correspondence.

RAYBURN, Cary Howard.
ACCESSION 634.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 1804-1985. O.5 linear ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Paul and Virginia Robertson, 1996.
Description: Point Pleasant, W. Va., teacher. Papers consist primarily of letters written to Mrs. Rayburn from W. Va. state legislators regarding her lobbying efforts to raise teacher retirement benefits. Includes material related to the Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters of 1812, and local history of Point Pleasant and Mason Co., W. Va.

READE, George.
ACCESSION 1973/01.0035.
Dates: 1782 March 14.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Document, 1 item.
Method of Acquisition and date:
Description: Capias order to New Castle County, Delaware, official requesting that Thomas Shillington and Joseph Bouchell pay their debts to Jonathon Rumford and Peter Wickoff.

REASOR, Margaret.
ACCESSION 675.
Dates: 1943-1951.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Scrapbook, 1 vol.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Marjorie Willet, ca. 1997.
Description: Charleston, W. Va., resident. Scrapbook contains programs of cultural events in Charleston, W. Va., as well as newspaper clippings and obituaries of family members.

REED, Janet Gibbs.
ACCESSION 673.
Dates: 1813-1994.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 57 leaves.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Janet Reed, 1998.
Description: Mason Co., W. Va. resident. Includes Mason Co. death index, 1853-1903; Mason Co. court orders, 1813-1914; and cemetery inscriptions of Adamsville cemetery in Mason City, W. Va.

REFFEITT, Kenneth.
ACCESSION 442.
Dates: 1986.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript (photoreproduction), 1 leaf.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mr. Reffeitt, 1986.
Description: `The Gill Family of Flat Rock [Mason County, West Virginia].'

Relifious Manuscript.
ACCESSION 1976/04.0130.
Dates: 1976.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Manuscript, .5 cu. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift to Library, 1976.


REYNOLDS, Mary Burnside.
ACCESSION 1983/06.0380.
Dates: 1565-1930.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 1 cubic ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Reynolds, 1983.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, resident. Compilation of genealogical materials and notes on the Burnside and Fulton families of New York, Pennsylvania and the Carolinas.

REYNOLDS, Wendell.
ACCESSION 498.
Dates: 1970-1988.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, ca. 14 cubic ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Mary B. Reynolds, 1989.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, newspaper editor. Papers consist primarily of unpublished typescripts of manuscripts for novels, plays, and short stories as well as several drafts of a dictionary.

RICHARDSON, James Tull and Lela White.
ACCESSION 408.
Dates: 1919-1972.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 48 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Sue Cook, 1985.
Description: Marshall University sociology professor; his wife. Papers are primarily certificates and photographs; included are a scrapbook and photo album.

RISEN, Grady.
Accession 1984/10.0403.
Dates: 1900-1980.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Scrapbook, 0.5 linear ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth Risen, 1984.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, realtor. Scrapbooks contain photographs and some appraisals of commercial property in downtown Huntington over nearly sixty years.

RISEN, Grady and Elizabeth M.
ACCESSION 1982/01.0350.
Dates: 1854-1979.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 2 linear ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Elizabeth Risen, 1982.
Description: Huntington, West Virginia, residets. Collections consists of scrapbooks about the Marshall College class of l9l9, Huntington businesses and businessmen, and an obituary collection dating from the 1950's. Includes a ledger from an Alexandria, Virginia, pharmacy, 1854-1858.

RIVER CITIES CULTURAL COUNCIL (Ashland, Ky.).
ACCESSION 568.
Dates: 1990-1991.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 36 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of L. Josephine Fidler, 1993.
Description: Correspondence, agendae, and other materials related to the Council immediately prior to its disbandment.

[ROCKWELL,] Alfred [Perkins].
ACCESSION 1977/11.0205.
Dates: 1865.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Letter, 2 p.
Method of Acquisition and date: Acquired, 1977.
Description: Mining engineer and Union army general. Letter is addressed to future wife Kate and describes Wheeling, West Virginia, as `dingy, dirty, smoky and busy.' Discusses his travel plans and search for a place to establish a home.

RODIER, Katharine Marie, 1955 - 2011
ACCESSION 2013/04.0808
Dates: 1974-2011.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 8.75 cu. ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Dr. Monica Brooks and Dr. Kathy Seelinger, April, 2012.
Description: Former faculty member of Marshall University. Collection contains personal writings, class notes, photographs, financial records, dissertation, professional works, correspondence, travel information, magazines, cooking recipes, professional materials, and mementos of Katharine Rodier during her collegiate career and career in the English Department of Marshall University.

RONK, Benjamin.
ACCESSION 421.
Dates: 1862-1907.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers photoreproductions), 12 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Virginia Midkiff Graham, 1985.
Description: Sergeant, 7th West Virginia Cavalry Volunteers. Typed transcript of diary and pension papers.

ROSEBERRY, Andrew, ca. 1830-1894.
ACCESSION 614.
Dates: 1857-1995.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 42 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Jean Sims, 1995.
Description: Mason County, W. Va., native, sheriff; later in Lakeland, Fla. Primarily letters written in the 1850s to Violet Dils of Parkersburg, Va. who became his wife.

ROSENHEIM, W. S., 1882-1944.
ACCESSION 502.
Dates: 1888-1971.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 12 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Received, 1989.
Description: Native of Wytheville, VA; dentist in Williamson, West Virginia, 1905-1919; director, Huntington Chamber of Commerce, 1926-1944. Collection includes newspaper clippings, letters, and typed transcription of diary entries for 1900.

ROTARY CLUB (Huntington, W. Va.).
ACCESSION 577 (PROCESSED; MS 132)
Dates: 1950-1997.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Records, 18 cubic ft.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Frank Hanshaw, Jr., 1994.
Description: Men's community service organization. Records include minutes and club rosters. Bulk of collection consists of issues of the club newsletter, "Rotary Reporter."

ROTHGEB, Samuel.
ACCESSION 1980/06.0301.
Dates: 1864.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers (photoreproductions), 12 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Loaned for copying by Robert Chapman, 1980.
Description: Captain, 141st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. Papers consist of dispatches to Capt. Rothgeb from various commands in West Virginia.

RUFFNER, Beatrice Malcolm.
ACCESSION 1978/01.0210.
Dates: 1946, undated.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers (photoreproductions), 4 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Loaned for copying by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Montgomery, 1978.
Description: Genealogical information on the Ruffner, Hull, Gaines, and Ankrom families.

RUFFNER, Henry.
ACCESSION 649.
Dates: 1996.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Typescript, 1 item (9 leaves).
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Carrie Eldridge, 1996.
Description: 'Jack Neal,’ Ruffner’s reminiscence of the freed slave who murdered his captors on the Ohio River near Gallipolis, Ohio in 1801. Transcribed by Eldridge from microfilm at West Virginia University.

RUNYAN, Charles.
ACCESSION 594.
Dates: 1945.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Papers, 11 items.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mrs. Jean Runyan, 1994.
Description: Marshall University faculty member; papers relate to his world war two activities as captain of the 1902nd Engineer Aviation Battalion: a diary of the capture of Ie Shima and photocopies of items related to the surrender of the Japanese.

RYAN, David O., compiler.
ACCESSION 1979/08.0265 (PROCESSED; MS 73)
Dates: 1872-1900.
Collection Type/Materials and size: Records, 2 volumes.
Method of Acquisition and date: Gift of Mr. Ryan, 1979.
Description: Logan County, West Virginia, birth records, 1872-1900; marriages, 1873-1900; wills, inventories, etc., 1873-1900; and deaths, 1872-1873.

 

   
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