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Catalog Number 1948/01.0047
Object Name Papers
Scope & Content Cabell co., (W.) Va. family correspondence. Of note is the correspondence of Eugenia Thackston nee Miller, wife of Benjamin Thackston, who served as principal of Marshall College, 1858-1860, and 1880-1884. During the Civil War, he worked in the auditor's office of the Treasurer of the Confederate States of America.
Creator Hammat family
Title Miller-Thackston family papers
Collection Miller-Thackston family papers, 1849-1867
Accession number 1948/01.0047
Finding Aids Printed finding aid and family genealogies are available in the Special Collections Dept., James E. Morrow Library, Marshall University.

An online finding aid, including family genealogies, is available at: People
Miller, Eugenia
Miller, William Clendenin
Thackston, Benjamin
Miller, Eliza Gardner
Subjects Wesleyan Female College
Randolph-Macon College
Related Collections at Marshall University 1973/06.0055
Search Terms Barboursville, W. Va.
Confederate States Treasury
Confederate States of America
Extent of Description 1/2 linear foot.
Access Conditions Literary rights assigned to Marshall University.
Year Range from 1849
Year Range to 1867
Dates of Creation 1849-1867
Dates of Accumulation 1849-1867
Archival History Part of the manuscripts collected by Dr. Elizabeth Cometti of the Marshall college history dept., ca. 1948.
System of arrangement Papers are arranged in two series: I. Correspondence; II. Compositions and Printed Material.