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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and scans (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 768. Copies of weaving drafts (11 items), with one bearing the above date. Beatrice Richards collected the drafts from her roommate’s family (the Detons) while a student at Berea College. The drafts are believed to be of Scottish origin and to have been brought to the Glasgow- Edmonton area of Kentucky when the family migrated from North Carolina. The drafts bear the names Double Bow Knot, Flower of the Mountain, the Honey Comb and Nine Dimons, Tennessee Trouble, Union Cross Roads, and World's Wonder.


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