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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 1462. Scraps of a report signed by Banks in which he verifies the authenticity of eight Babylonian tablets and indicates that they contain an inventory of items found in a temple dating from around 2350 B.C. Banks was used as one of the prototypes for the fictional character, Henry W. Jones, Jr., of the popular "Indiana Jones" movies.



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