Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3183. Letter, 7 August 2006, of Robert Lee Gillan, Thorntown, Indiana, to Martha Harrison. He refers to his interest in genealogy and relates anecdotes about “Aunt Nancy,” an African American woman and caregiver to local families in Barren County, Kentucky. He includes particulars of some of her household advice, folk medicinal treatments and beliefs. He notes that she is buried in Lyons (Lyon) Cemetery.
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Folklife Archives, Manuscripts &, "Gillan, Robert Lee, 1916-2009 (SC 3183)" (2018). MSS Finding Aids. Paper 4403.