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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 713. Correspondence of Robert T. Gentry, Sonora (Hardin County), Kentucky, an insurance agent and cashier for the Bank of Sonora. Consists mostly of letters to Gentry from his wife, from Gentry’s friends and siblings in Owen County, Kentucky, and from sellers and dealers of Native American relics. Some correspondence of his wife Martha “Mattie” Gentry is also included.


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