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Liberty Hall Association - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3335), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Liberty Hall Association - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3335), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3335. Letter, 13 November 1936, to Bertha (Mrs. A. Edwin) Rice, Russellville, Kentucky from E. Leland Taylor, president of the Liberty Hall Association. The letter solicits subscriptions to enable the Association to exercise an option to purchase Liberty Hall in Frankfort, Kentucky and open the house to the public. The letter notes the purchase price of $30,000, a figure that includes a Gilbert Stuart portrait, and lists other historical and patriotic organizations cooperating in the effort.


Historic Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3253), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2018

Historic Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3253), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3253. Historic American Building Survey (HABS) Inventory forms for historic properties in Warren County, Kentucky; survey only, drawings were not executed for these houses. Some forms include photocopies of photographs or additional notes.


Historic Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3127), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2017

Historic Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3127), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3127. Pencil sketch of the Warren County, Kentucky, home of Nathaniel and Mary Lucas, executed by an English visitor in the winter of 1883.


South Union Shaker Village - South Union, Kentucky (Sc 3059), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

South Union Shaker Village - South Union, Kentucky (Sc 3059), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3059. Letter, 1 September 2016, to friends of the South Union Shaker Village, South Union, Kentucky, soliciting funds for the purchase of two acres of land and a building, known as the 1854 Wash House or Sisters Shop, for preservation and interpretation by the Village. An enclosure provides a history of the Wash House and includes photographs.


Hawkins, Mildred S. (Curd), D. 2014 (Sc 3044), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2016

Hawkins, Mildred S. (Curd), D. 2014 (Sc 3044), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3045. Written comments by Mildred Hawkins regarding houses found in An Album of Early Warren County Landmarks by Irene Moss Sumpter and published in 1976. She includes the corresponding page number with her comments about properties associated with family and Warren County history.


Felts Log House (Mss 551), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2015

Felts Log House (Mss 551), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 551. Photos, transcripts, design plans, and education materials about the Felts Log House, a log structure originally built in Logan County, Kentucky, in the early nineteenth century and moved to the campus of Western Kentucky University in 1978. Contains a variety of worksheets for children, furnishing plans by WKU, and news clippings about the house. It also contains transcripts of interviews about the house from Felts descendants and Sam Watkins.


Wiggins, Otis Lee, B. 1905 (Sc 2949), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Wiggins, Otis Lee, B. 1905 (Sc 2949), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2949. Two cassette tapes which include an interview conducted by Robert H. McGaughey with Otis Lee Wiggins about the resettlement program undertaken by the Resettlement Administration Project 14 in Christian County, Kentucky. Wiggins was an administrator for the U.S. Resettlement Administration and discusses the Christian County program in great detail.


Jackson, Nell Cartwright (Mcdaniel), 1888-1974 (Sc 2944), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2015

Jackson, Nell Cartwright (Mcdaniel), 1888-1974 (Sc 2944), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2944. Letter of Nell (Mrs. Harry G.) Jackson, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to Jane Morningstar, thanking her for an article she wrote for the (Bowling Green) Park City Daily News about “Seeley Shoals,” her family residence on Beech Bend Road. Includes Mrs. Jackson’s notes on the house and its history.


Jackson, Harry Lucellus, 1907-1985 (Sc 2872), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2014

Jackson, Harry Lucellus, 1907-1985 (Sc 2872), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2872. Two letters of Harry L. Jackson, Bratenahl, Ohio, to Jane (Hines) Morningstar, Bowling Green, Kentucky, regarding selection of an artist to create murals for Bowling Green’s Hobson House. He also discusses his health treatments at Hot Springs, Virginia, and mourns the death of his cousin Mary Neal. Includes a clipping about his retirement.


Owen, Colvin Jacob (Sc 1270), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2014

Owen, Colvin Jacob (Sc 1270), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1270. Research project done by WKU student Colvin Owen, Lexington, Kentucky, relating to the restoration needs of a Bowling Green, Kentucky house at 6487 Louisville Road known as “Rose Villa.”


Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 - Relating To (Sc 1273), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2013

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870 - Relating To (Sc 1273), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1273. Insurance application, dated 17 October 1859, for the home and barn of General Robert E. Lee in Arlington, Virginia. Includes a detailed description of the structures.


Bowling Green, Kentucky - Historic Houses - The Old Brick (Sc 1277), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2013

Bowling Green, Kentucky - Historic Houses - The Old Brick (Sc 1277), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1277. Article written by Bob Dickey for a Bowling Green, Kentucky newspaper, about “The Old Brick,” a historic house owned by Mr. and Mrs. Noble A. Burford, Sr. and located on Smallhouse Road in Warren County, Kentucky.


Johnston, Janet L. (Sc 1045), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2013

Johnston, Janet L. (Sc 1045), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1045. Paper, “The Adams-Robinson House: A Laboratory of Folk-Victorian Architecture and Interiors,” prepared for Western Kentucky University Restoration of Historic Interiors Class. Prior to demolition in 1995, the house was located at 1903 Creason Street in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes blueprint of house.


Hobson House Commission - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 115), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Hobson House Commission - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 115), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 115. Organizational records including correspondence, minutes, financial reports, annual reports, yearbooks, portions of a policy manual, legal papers, and other miscellaneous papers related to the Hobson House Commission, which oversees the operation and maintenance of Riverview, a historic Bowling Green, Kentucky property.


Ellis, Birdie Read, 1879-1958 (Sc 970), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Ellis, Birdie Read, 1879-1958 (Sc 970), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 970. Original collection of invoices, estimates and contractors’ statements related to the construction of Birdie Read Ellis’ house at 1349 State Street, Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Natcher, William Huston, 1909-1994 (Sc 897), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Natcher, William Huston, 1909-1994 (Sc 897), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 897. Letter written by Congressman William Huston Natcher in response to a request by the Bowling Green Historical Preservation Board, giving detailed data about historic houses located on East Main Street, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, where Natcher maintained his home. Also included is a photocopy of the letter with notes added by Irene Sumpter and Cora Jane Spiller.


Meredith, R. Mitchell (Mrs.) (Sc 2673), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Meredith, R. Mitchell (Mrs.) (Sc 2673), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2673. Paper titled "An Old Kentucky Home" about the home of E.D. Garrison in Allen County, Kentucky.


Johnston, Janet L. (Sc 2513), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Johnston, Janet L. (Sc 2513), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2513. Multiple Property Documentation Form prepared by Janet L. Johnston in support of nomination to the National Register of Historic Places of historic resources along U. S. 31W in Warren County, Kentucky, 1920-1965.


Henry Clay Memorial Foundation (Sc 341), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Henry Clay Memorial Foundation (Sc 341), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 341. Letter written by Raymond F. McLain, Lexington, Kentucky, to Marvin Moorman, Bowling Green, Kentucky, concerning the Henry Clay Foundation and its program involving Ashland, Clay’s Lexington home. Foundation members are listed, and there is a related letter of Moorman.


Mckenzie, William - Collector (Sc 2470), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2011

Mckenzie, William - Collector (Sc 2470), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2470. Receipts, survey plats, conservation plan, and architectural drawings for renovations done at Walnut Lawn, a historic Bowling Green, Kentucky home on Highway 231 (Morgantown Road).


Pillar, Samantha R. (Sc 2426), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2011

Pillar, Samantha R. (Sc 2426), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2426. "'It Wasn't Elaborate, But It Was Modern': The Cardinal Motel," paper written by Samantha R. Pillar for a history of architecture class at Western Kentucky University.


Arnold, Grace S., 1893-1983 (Mss 338), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2010

Arnold, Grace S., 1893-1983 (Mss 338), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 338. Correspondence, clippings and programs of Grace S. Arnold, curator of Federal Hill in Bardstown, Kentucky. Inlcudes information and correspondence about Stephen Collins Foster and Federal Hill, said to have inspired Foster's song "My Old Kentucky Home." Also includes correspondence and information about the Rowan family, owners of Federal Hill.


Doyon, Anne Marie P. (Mss 300), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2010

Doyon, Anne Marie P. (Mss 300), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 300. "Kentucky's Traditional Courthouses: Preservation in the Heart of the Community," a Master's project written by Ann Marie P. Doyon for the Department of Historic Preservation, College of Design, University of Kentucky.


Hunter, Kevin (Sc 2428), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

Hunter, Kevin (Sc 2428), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2428. Two papers written by Kevin Hunter in the late-1970s related to the Quigley-Younglove Building, 900 State Street, Bowling Green, Kentucky. The papers were written for history classes at Western Kentucky University. Also includes news clippings about the structure.


Pioneer Cemetery (Sc 1949), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2009

Pioneer Cemetery (Sc 1949), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1949. Correspondence and a news clipping related to the use of tombstones in a potential sidewalk at Pioneer Cemetery, Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Umberger, Eugene B., Jr. (Sc 1565), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2008

Umberger, Eugene B., Jr. (Sc 1565), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1565. Paper titled "The York Farm: A Contribution to Folk Housing Documentation" written by Eugene B. Umberger, Jr. for a geography class at Western Kentucky University. Includes photos and diagrams of various farm structures.


Smith, Edward J. (Sc 1550), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Smith, Edward J. (Sc 1550), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1550. Graduate Western Kentucky University geography paper by Edward J. Smith in which he examines the history of the buildings in the 100 block of Main Street and the 800 block of Adams Street in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Sumpter, Irene Malone (Moss) (Mss 130), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2006

Sumpter, Irene Malone (Moss) (Mss 130), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 130. Correspondence, research materials, photos, etc., generated by Irene Moss Sumpter, Bowling Green, Kentucky, chiefly for her books about Bowling Green and Warren County houses and physicians. Also Hobson House Association papers, data about Bowling Green's founder Robert Moore, and extensive genealogical records.


Breit, Jill Renee, B. 1964 (Sc 1402), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2004

Breit, Jill Renee, B. 1964 (Sc 1402), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1402. Paper written by WKU student Jill R. Breit about architect James Maurice Ingram and his influence in the Bowling Green, Kentucky architectural realm, chiefly during the 1930s and 1940s. Also includes photos and a cassette tape interview with Dr. Fred & Jan Stickle of Bowling Green who live in an Ingram designed home.


Tyler, Sara Elizabeth, 1910-2001 (Sc 1376), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2002

Tyler, Sara Elizabeth, 1910-2001 (Sc 1376), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1376. Paper entitled "Growing Up on State Street," in which Sara E. Tyler recalls her childhood days in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In addition to social life and customs, she relates much about the houses in the neighborhood. Also copy of a published article.