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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 3359. Letters and cards to WKU faculty member Frances Richards and her parents, and writings of George C. Grise. The WKU graduate, English professor at Austin Peay University, and author thanks the Richards for gifts, including a loom, and describes his life in the country near Lewisburg, Kentucky. He sends Frances Richards notices regarding the publication of his 1956 book Life With Hezzie and a 1960 writer’s workshop at Austin Peay. Includes an essay about editing WKU’s College Heights Herald newspaper, and a published article about school discipline stories. Also includes clippings about Grise and an acknowledgment of sympathy card from his family after his death in an auto accident.


American Literature | Education | United States History



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