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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.


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

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

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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.”


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.


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

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

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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.


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.


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

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

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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

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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.


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

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

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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

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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

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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.


Save Our Old Neighborhood (Soon) (Mss 131), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2000

Save Our Old Neighborhood (Soon) (Mss 131), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 131. Administrative papers of Save Our Old Neighborhood (SOON), an organization formed in the College Hill area of Bowling Green, Kentucky, to maintain the area's historic integrity.


Beard, Mary Atwood (Hobson) (Mss 97), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 1995

Beard, Mary Atwood (Hobson) (Mss 97), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Draft of Beard's book "Old Homes in and Near Bowling Green, Kentucky", c1964, which was published following her death. Some buildings are included also, as well as photographs (57).