The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
Marshall University. Morrow Library. Special Collections.
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, West Virginia
Repository URL: http://www.marshall.edu/library/speccoll/mss.asp
Repository code: wvhum
Repository description (extant): Manuscripts contains collections of primary records of individuals, organizations, businesses and other groups from the Tri-State region. There are over 700 manuscript collections. These collections consist of letters, diaries, research collections of local individuals, photographs, business records, scrapbooks, film, video tape, computer disks, microforms, etc. The individual collections vary in size from a few letters to hundreds of boxes of documents. Registers and guides for many collections are available to assist researchers in locating information. There are printed guides to the department's manuscript holdings available as well as an on-line Guide to Manuscripts to the first 500 accessions, as well as an Addendum for accessions beyond 500 to the present. Guides to later acquisitions will be brought on line as time permits. All manuscripts must be used in the reading room. A few collections are currently restricted for use.
Repository type: University Special Collection
A principled man: Rev. Leon Sullivan
Oral history of Appalachia collection
WSAZ (Television station), Huntington, West Virginia [newsfilm collection]