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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 1616. Copy of August 1939 letter from Bowling Green native, William Slaughter Covington, to his mother Lena (Kennedy) Nye, [Bowling Green, Kentucky] describing the difficulties he encountered in Europe just prior to the outbreak of World War II. Letter, 30 June 1979, from Covington, Lake Forest, Illinois to Jane Morningstar [Bowling Green, Kentucky] commenting on the 1939 letter.


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