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Emma Lou Vaughan Papers, undated | Special Collections and University Archives

By Steven Bookman, University Archivist

Collection Overview

Title: Emma Lou Vaughan Papers, undated

ID: 39/RG 39-2

Primary Creator: Vaughan, Emma Lou (1911-2009)

Extent: 0.05 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 06/00/2008

Subjects: African Americans--History, Kentucky--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans., Underground Railroad--Kentucky

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection contains a hand-written oral story told to Emma Lou Vaughan by her grandfather of his work on the underground railroad in Kentucky.

Subject/Index Terms

African Americans--History
Kentucky--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans.
Underground Railroad--Kentucky

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections and University Archives

Access Restrictions: Open to researchers without restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.

Acquisition Source: Cheryl Davis, Office of the President

Acquisition Method: The collection was given to Old Dominion University by the donor and transferred to Special Collections and University Archives in June 2008.

Preferred Citation: [Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], Emma Lou Vaughan Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.

Processing Information: The collection was processed by Special Collections and University Archives staff some time before 2015.


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Folder 1: Underground Railroad Oral Story, undated
The story takes place in 1863.

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