Author McCullough continues research at Marietta; readies for book’s release in Spring 2019

June 20, 2018 | Special Collections
Historical author David McCullough admits he’s probably made more trips to Marietta over the past two years than he really needed to as he researched his upcoming book, “The Pioneers.” “I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve been here, but I love coming back because the Special Collections are phenomenal and Linda Showalter (Special...
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Two recent graduates share the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award

May 9, 2018 | Special Collections
Marietta College’s Hailey Bennett ’18 (Marietta, Ohio) and Mandee Young ’18 (Poca, West Virginia) were recently named co-winners of the Kenneth E. Showalter ’50 Special Collections Research Award, which is awarded annually by the Legacy Library. Bennett won for her infographic on the Washington County Library, while Young won for her...
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s forthcoming project focuses on one of Marietta’s forefathers

September 30, 2016 | history
A figure closely tied to the establishment of the city of Marietta and of Marietta College is the focus of historical author David McCullough’s forthcoming book. The two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author visited with members of Marietta College’s History Department and Legacy Library recently to announce his latest project, which will...
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