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The Burgess Funeral Home Records, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1930-1969

Title

The Burgess Funeral Home Records, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1930-1969

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Description

The Burgess Funeral Home Records (Manuscripts Collection 139), housed at the Kentucky Building at Western Kentucky University, cover the period from 1930 to 1969. The funeral home began operation in Bowling Green in 1924 as the Burgess and Walker Funeral Home at the corner of Main and Center streets. It had several other locations, before moving to 512 East 12th Street, its final location. This book represents, more or less, an index of the original Burgess Funeral Home Records as well as receipts that the business generated for its customers.

Publication Date

2005

Publisher

Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society

Disciplines

History | Public History

Comments

Jonathan Jeffrey, is the Department Head for the Department of Library Special Collections and the Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Coordinator. He is responsible for managing the department and for acquiring, accessioning, cataloging, and providing reference services for unique manuscript items as well as folklore collections.

The Burgess Funeral Home Records, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1930-1969

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