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Title Papers
Creator Waggener, Tom
Description This collection contains interviews, transcripts, and photographs related to a log house owned by renowed Kentucky author Janice Holt Giles and her husband Henry Giles. The log building, known as the "Giles House," is located in Adair County, near Knifely. The Janice Holt Giles and Henry Giles Society was organized, in part, to support restoration of the Giles House and grounds. The interviews were conducted by Tom Waggener for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.
Collection Manuscripts
Object Name Manuscript
Date 1998
Year Range From 1998
Year Range To 1998
Other Number FA 491
Subjects Log buildings
Log cabins
People Gentry, Robert
Giles, Henry Earl, 1916-1986
Giles, Janice Meredith (Holt), 1905-1979
Grant, Leland
Waggener, Tom
Watson, Opal
Watson, T.M. "Buck"
Search Terms Adair County, KY
Knifley, KY
Vernacular architecture
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Catalog Number 1998.110.1
Dates of Creation 1998
Extent 1 box. 5 folders. 20 items. Typescripts, cassette tapes, photographs.
Number of Images 0