local historian and his theme an introductory lecture delivered at the University College of Leicester, 6 November 1952. by H. P. R. Finberg

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SeriesUniversity College of Leicester. Dept. of English Local History. Occasional papers,, no. 1
LC ClassificationsD13 .F49
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Pagination18 p.
Number of Pages18
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LC Control Number57020103

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The local historian today starts out with one great advantage over his predecessors. With all their zeal and erudition, the writers of the old school lacked a central unifying theme.

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Local historian Gary Craver stands by a Ghost Village Sign on the north side of the highway on the Old Rock Island. The sign was purchased from O. Parks through the Historic Preservation Corporation. The sign notes the history of Galleyville and the Craver family who lived there.

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