MSS Finding Aids

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


Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 953. Letters chiefly from John Q. Burnam, 1804-1891, to his son, James H. Burnam, 1840-1906, and wife Victoria Burnam in Fayetteville, Tennessee, discussing family genealogy. Also contains information about John’s connection with Freemasonry and advertisement pamphlet for an unusual gun used to attach signs to buildings.


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