This collection belongs to Glenville State College. It is unsure how the college acquired or who donated the papers of T. M. Marshall. The T. M. Marshall Collection is the first collection of Presidential Papers the college archive has acquired and processed.
This collection of papers of Thomas Marcellus Marshall encompasses the time period from 1878 until 1905. The collection consists primarily of financial records (payment receipts, debt notes, etc.), as well as contracts that Thomas Marcellus Marshall was involved in, such as rent contracts, land purchase contracts and purchase contracts. Some prominent names that appear in the collection are Robert F. Kidd, Samuel A. Hays, Peregrine Hays, William F. Steele, and Noah L. Wells.
The collection consists of Personal Papers, 1881; Correspondence, 1881-1902; Financial Records and Statements, 1882-1901; Debt Notes to T. M. Marshall, 1879-1902; Debt Notes of T. M. Marshall, 1881-1905; Receipts of Payment by T. M. Marshall, 1881-1904; Notes of Payment received by T. M. Marshall, 1897; Deeds, 1885-1891; Business/Partnership Contracts, 1899-1904; Land Purchase Contracts, 1884-1903; Lease Contracts, 1899-1902; Rent Contracts, 1884-1904; Sale/Purchase Contracts, 1898-1901; Miscellaneous Contracts, 1886-1903; Land Survey Sketches, 1898-1899; Miscellaneous Papers, 1878-1905; R.R. Marshall Papers, 1879-1896; and T. M. Marshall’s Associates Papers, 1858-1901.