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Allene Curry diaries (microfilm)

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Identifier: 1993_070-UA
Content Description The diaries were begun in 1938 by Curry at age 13. Nearly every notation begins with a word or two about the weather and concludes with a few words about activities of the day. There are reminders of her cherished walks in the woods and of her fishing trips: of her searches through the hills for ginseng; of pie suppers and sleigh rides; of outings with her sons when they were young, and later, with her nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. See also oral history interview (1993-048).
Dates: 1938-1992

Benjamin and William Pike World War I Correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1994_046-UA
Scope and Contents The World War I letters between Benjamin and William Pike and family members were graciously lent by Aliene Pike of Columbia, Kentucky, to the University Archives in 1993 for copying. Family members include their mother, father, and sister. Both Pikes served in the United States Army from 1916 through 1919 and both were stationed overseas. The brothers letters comment on weather, scenery, speculations about what is happening back home on the farm and pleas to have everyone write to them....
Dates: 1916-1919

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