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Catalog Number 2007/11.0762
Object Name Papers
Scope & Content Ms. Sally Cyrus is a local (Huntington, WV) resident whose family owned a landmark hardware store in Old Central City. Following in the footsteps of her mother, Margaret (Peggy) Cyrus, she was instrumental in the establishment and continuation of several community economic projects and social clubs. Her collection includes her personal scrapbooks and memorabilia from her years as a Camp Fire girl, her mother's membership in the Huntington Azalea Garden Club, her personal collection of material from the Jewel Doll Club, and records of her active participation in the renovation of Old Central City. The collection, which was contributed to Marshall University in 2007, also includes yearbooks from Marshall High School and Huntington High School, genealogy documentation, Rhododendron Girl's State Program memorabilia, and various Marshall University photographs, and newspaper clippings.
Title Sally Cyrus Collection, 1910-2005
Collection Sally Cyrus Collection, 1910-2005
Accession number 2007/11.0762
Finding Aids A printed copy of the finding aid is located in the Special Collections Department, Morrow Library.
People Cyrus, Sally O. 1932-
Subjects Scrapbooks
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
Women--Societies and clubs
Clippings Photographs
Search Terms Huntington, W. Va.
Camp Fire Girls
Azalea Garden Club
Jewel Doll Club
Old Central City Association
Rhododendron Girl's State Program
Marshall University
Huntington High School
Extent of Description 10 cu. ft.
Access Conditions There are no restrictions on access to the collection.
Archivist's Notes Accession card recorded. PastPerfect record reviewed 3/31/2011.
Date 2007
System of arrangement Organized in Series. Series I - Campfire Girls, Series II - Huntington Azalea Garden Club, Series III - Jewel Doll Club, Series IV - Old Central City Association, Series V - Personal.