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Catalog Number 1976/06.0137
Object Name Papers
Scope & Content Point Pleasant, W. Va. educator. Papers consist primarily of certificates of award, membership and certification related to Filson's activities as an educator, churchwoman and Marshall College alumna, including a sizable collection concerning the Silver Bridge collapse; many items concerning her activities as an alumna of Marshall University; plaques; letters from Marshall College's first president, L.J. Corbly.
Creator Bertha Steinbach Filson, 1883-1976
Title Bertha Julia Steinbach Filson Papers,
Collection Bertha Julia Steinbach Filson Papers, 1899-1976
Accession number 1976/06.0137
Finding Aids Printed finding aid is availiable in Special Collections dept., James E. Morrow Library, Marshall University. Online finding aid available at: Accession 1976/06.0137
People Corbly, Lawrence J.
Leftwich, James
Ford, George M.
Subjects School boards
School superintendents
Related Collections at Marshall University Oral history interview 64-75 (Ms 19), conducted 31 Jan. 1974 by Dr. Michael J. Galgano.
Search Terms Mason Co., W. Va.
Marshall College model school
Marshall College
Extent of Description 1 linear ft.
Archivist's Notes Accession card recorded. PastPerfect record reviewed 1/18/2011.
Year Range from 1899
Year Range to 1976
Dates of Creation 1899-1976
Dates of Accumulation 1899-1976
System of arrangement Papers are arranged in one continuous series, in two boxes: Bx 1, Papers; Bx 2, Plaques. Oversized items are located in the manuscript map case.