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Marty Ferrell Xavier University Library Photographs

Identifier: XUA-94

Scope and Content

Collection contains twenty-seven digital images of Xavier University Library staff at events such as the President's Reception, retirement parties, and wedding showers from 1990-2007. The majority of the photographs were taken by Marty Ferrell while she was a library employee. One photograph shows Ferrell receiving an award from Michael Graham, SJ, President, Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio). Several capture the interior of the Conaton Board Room in Schmidt Hall when it was used as the Lodge Learning Lab.


  • 1990-2007

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research. Access to materials is by appointment only. Digital use copies of electronic records in this collection can only be accessed onsite in University Archives. Contact University Archives staff to schedule an appointment to use this collection.

Restrictions on Use

This collection is the physical property of Xavier University. Copyright law of the United States governs the reproduction of copyrighted material. The user assumes full responsibility for the fair use of materials requested in total compliance with the copyright law of the United States that may arise through the use of any requested materials.

Biography of Marty Ferrell

Martha (Marty) Ferrell began working at Xavier University Library in 1985. She was the collection development librarian and retired in 2017 as the head of collection services.


2.3 Gigabytes (27 digital image files)

Language of Materials



Digital images of Xavier University Library staff at events such as the President's Reception, retirement parties, and wedding showers taken primarily by former librarian Marty Ferrell.

Statement of Arrangement

Photographs have not been arranged beyond the order in which they were received from the donor.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Marty Ferrell, XUA2017-018.

Related Material

XUA-27, Xavier University Library Records, University Archives, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio

Processing Information

University Archives staff digitized original 4" x 6" photographic prints using an Epson Expression 12000XL. Originals were returned to the donor in August 2017. The collection contains only the digital surrogates.
Guide to the Marty Ferrell Xavier University Library Photographs
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Anne Ryckbost
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Repository Details

Part of the University Archives and Special Collections, Xavier University Library Repository

3800 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati Ohio 45207 US