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


Finding aid and full text (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 1723. Journal of a trip taken by Thomas Kite from Cincinnati, Ohio through south central Kentucky, May-June 1847, focusing on a three-day visit to Mammoth Cave. Includes the text of an alternate version published anonymously in the Quaker magazine The Friend in 1847.


Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration | Social History | United States History

SC 1723 KITE, Thomas.pdf (10033 kB)
Thomas Kite Diary



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