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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 3565. “Bell Buckle Spring,” a 7 page narrative by an unknown author, recounting a naval lieutenant’s reminiscences of his youth while a student in Bell Buckle, Tennessee. The story is a lyrical account of the natural features of the area and the excitement of witnessing a passing train. The story is inscribed as written in 1945 and “delivered” in May 1947.


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