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


Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 53. Correspondence(business and family), business papers, speeches and drawings of J. Proctor Knott, 1830-1811--lawyer, congressman, and Kentucky governor of Lebanon; family correspondence and business papers of Sarah (McElroy) Knott, 1833-1915; Civil War diaries of Knott's mother; letters of the Gibbs, McElroy and Chapman families chiefly of Marion and Warren Counties; clippings and photographs.


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