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Primary Sources on the Web: West Virginia Sources

Traditionally primary source items are found where they are physically stored. Located within boxes behind the walls of a library, museum or archives. Now, more and more primary sources are made available through the internet for viewing any time of day.

Marshall University Special Collections

About:

Located in Morrow Library on the 2nd Floor

Department contains:

  • local and regional manuscript collections (diaries, business records, photographs, etc)
  • Marshall University archives (yearbooks, Parthenons, president's papers, etc)
  • Rosanna A. Blake Library of Confederate History
  • Dr. Charles A. Hoffman Library of the History of the Medical Sciences
  • and much more

Homepage:

http://www.marshall.edu/special-collections/

Online Database:

http://marshall.pastperfectonline.com/search

Search for materials not listed in the online search database here:

http://www.marshall.edu/special-collections/search/

Additional WV Collections