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Ua1c2/19 Veterans Village Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/19 Veterans Village Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Veterans Village and individual trailers.


Ua1c2/17 Cravens Graduate Center & Library Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/17 Cravens Graduate Center & Library Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the Cravens Graduate Center & Library.


Ua1c2/31 Garrett Conference Center Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/31 Garrett Conference Center Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Garrett Conference Center.


Ua1c2/6 Barracks Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/6 Barracks Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the barracks


Ua1c2/38 Helm Library Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/38 Helm Library Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Helm Library. The building was originally constructed and used as the Physical Education building 1931-1964. All images are in this series.


Ua1c2/71 Schneider Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/71 Schneider Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Florence Schneider Hall also known Gatton Academy of Mathematics & Science in Kentucky


Ua1c2/57 Parking Structures Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/57 Parking Structures Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the parking structures and parking lots.


Ua1b3/6 Parking & Traffic Committee, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1b3/6 Parking & Traffic Committee, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by the Parking & Traffic Committee.


Ua3/1/5/2 President's Office-Cherry Campus Buildings, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua3/1/5/2 President's Office-Cherry Campus Buildings, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by the President's Office during the Henry Hardin Cherry administration regarding the construction and maintenance of buildings.


Walker, Dorian (Fa 1240), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2018

Walker, Dorian (Fa 1240), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1240. Collection of oral history interviews with railroad employees, locals, and historians recorded on Betacamand BetacamSP for Dorian Walker’s 1995 film Beauty of the Southland. Portions of the interviews were also used for a 2010 miniseries, All Aboard.


Ua1c2/4 Proposed Building Photographs, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1c2/4 Proposed Building Photographs, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of proposed buildings.


Ua3/1/5/3 President's Office-Cherry Campus Building Campaign, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua3/1/5/3 President's Office-Cherry Campus Building Campaign, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by the President's Office during the Henry Cherry administration regarding the construction of WKU. This series is not completely processed.


Building A Better Office Of Sustainability: Promoting Sustainable Change And Educational Outreach At Wku, Andrew Salman May 2014

Building A Better Office Of Sustainability: Promoting Sustainable Change And Educational Outreach At Wku, Andrew Salman

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

This research documented the transformation of the house at 503 Regents Ave. in Bowling Green KY into a model home of sustainability by the WKU Office of Sustainability as a case study. Using the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Core Concepts, the benefits of weatherization (window upgrades, insulation, sealants) to the building, the addition of a solar energy array and utility grid intertie, and the transformation of the back yard into an edible landscape and community garden to mitigate stormwater flooding issues were assessed. Collaboration between the Office of Sustainability, students, university entities, and community members were encouraged ...


Ua1b1/7 Wku Ceremonies, Dedications, Groundbreakings, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua1b1/7 Wku Ceremonies, Dedications, Groundbreakings, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records regarding special ceremonies, dedications, groundbreakings not already housed in a particular office.


Ua3/4/2 President's Office-Downing Construction File, Wku Archives Dec 2010

Ua3/4/2 President's Office-Downing Construction File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records regarding the planning, construction and maintenance of buildings on the WKU campus. Downing held several positions at WKU before becoming president. Some of these records date to that earlier period.


Main Street Oral History Project (Fa 527), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2010

Main Street Oral History Project (Fa 527), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 527. Collection consists of taped interviews (7) with individuals about their memories of what downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky was like when they were young.


Ua3/3/4 President's Office-Thompson Construction File, Wku Archives Jan 2010

Ua3/3/4 President's Office-Thompson Construction File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Construction file regarding construction of new buildings, renovation of existing buildings and bond issues during Kelly Thompson's tenure as WKU President.


Ua3/3/1 President's Office-Thompson Subject/Correspondence File, Wku Archives Jan 2010

Ua3/3/1 President's Office-Thompson Subject/Correspondence File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Correspondence to and from WKU President Kelly Thompson regarding university administration and other issues, arranged alphabetically by subject and correspondent.


Looking Back: Letters Of Persuasion: Posturing For A Carnegie Library In Middlesboro, Jonathan Jeffrey Oct 2009

Looking Back: Letters Of Persuasion: Posturing For A Carnegie Library In Middlesboro, Jonathan Jeffrey

DLSC Faculty and Staff Publications

When making application for a Carnegie Library grant, proponents added letters of support. These letters often described their communities in great detail, providing information about the city's population, the area' cultural and educational institutions, and the dynamics of local government. Writers took this work quite seriously, and some eloquently requested that the "King of Steel" provide funding for a library in their community. This article presents information about the letter writing campaign from Middlesboro, Kentucky, a small town in the southeastern portion of the Commonwealth. It also includes five letters sent to Carnegie from Middlesboro citizens along with biographies ...


Ua1c1 Views - Wku Archives Photograph Collection, Wku Archives, James Galore Jan 2008

Ua1c1 Views - Wku Archives Photograph Collection, Wku Archives, James Galore

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Views of Western Kentucky University and its founding institutions showing multiple buildings. Includes aerial photographs and maps.


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

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

MSS Finding Aids

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.


Ua3/8/1 Looking Toward The Future: Land Use Plan & Development Strategy, University Of Kentucky. Landscape Architecture, Operation Pride May 1994

Ua3/8/1 Looking Toward The Future: Land Use Plan & Development Strategy, University Of Kentucky. Landscape Architecture, Operation Pride

WKU Archives Records

Land use plan and development strategy prepared by University of Kentucky students in the 5th Year Design Studio for Bowling Green Operation PRIDE.


Wisconsin Railroad Planning: A State's Perspective Of Abandonments, Barbara Busse Dec 1975

Wisconsin Railroad Planning: A State's Perspective Of Abandonments, Barbara Busse

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Federal legislation enacted in January 1974 created federal agencies to produce a rail plan process for the Northeast United States and to monitor and evaluate the programs. A a result of the federal enactment, many states are producing rail plans. Wisconsin is presently preparing one such plan which included the elements of freight operations. The State also has produced a Manual for State Railroad Planning. Both documents have included railroad abandonment as topic of discussion. The present planning process in the State is not sufficient to determine future courses of action concerning abandonments. A case study is presented to determine ...


Crimes & Illness: The Psychological & Criminal Defects Derived From The Architectural & Spatial Design In Public Housing Projects, David Preece Mar 1975

Crimes & Illness: The Psychological & Criminal Defects Derived From The Architectural & Spatial Design In Public Housing Projects, David Preece

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The architectural and spatial design and two public housing projects, Brownsville and Van Dyke, located in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn, New York, were tested to determine their effects upon the crime rates and mental illness. While keeping the socio-economic factors under limited control, a data comparison approach was used to illuminate any difference in the crime and mental illness rates between the two projects. A significant difference in the crime rates was noticed between them with the Van Dyke Houses having a higher crime rate. Since Van Dyke also had a significantly higher percentage of mental illness than compared ...


Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal Commission, Wku President's Office Jan 1970

Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal Commission, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Documents housed in Folder 24 of President Kelly Thompson's Subject/Correspondence File regarding the Urban Renewal Commission. Includes correspondence and lists of property purchased.

  • Downing, Dero
  • Largen, Harry
  • Memo to Kelly Thompson from Dero Downing outlining paperwork needed to add properties to the Jonesville Renewal Project with exhibits:
  • Exhibit 1: letter from Arch Daniels to Kelly Thompson
  • Exhibit 2: letter from Kelly Thompson to Charles Cherches
  • Exhibit 3: letter from Charles Cherches to Kelly Thompson
  • Exhibit 4: list of WKU purchases along Russellville Road prior to Jonesville Project. List is in lot number order and lists date purchased, grantee ...


Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office Jan 1968

Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Documents housed in Folder 22 of President Kelly Thompson's Subject/Correspondence File regarding urban renewal in Jonesville. The documents are undated and include agreements, budgets and a list of properties.

  • Agreement between Bowling Green and the Urban Renewal & Community Development Agency, nd
  • Bowling Green. City Council
  • Estimate of Federal Grant Requirements
  • Jonesville
  • List of Jonesville property by Lot Number, listing owner, 1st, 2nd & 3rd appraisal, HHFA amount
  • Thompson, Kelly
  • Urban Renewal Plan, nd


Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office Jan 1968

Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Documents housed in Folder 21 of President Kelly Thompson's Subject/Correspondence File regarding urban renewal in Jonesville. Includes correspondence, project budgets, planning map and agreements.

  • Agreement between Bowling Green Urban Renewal & Community Development Agency & WKU, 4/16/1965
  • Bates, Georgia
  • Downing, Dero
  • Kentucky. Dept. of Finance
  • Jonesville
  • Lawson, Owen
  • Milliken & Milliken
  • Resolution That the Commission Council Amend the Jonesville Urban Renewal Loan & Grant Contract to Include an Additional $25,000.00 Non Cash Credit, nd
  • Taylor, J.H.
  • Thompson, Kelly
  • Urban Renewal & Community Development Agency


Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office Jan 1965

Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Documents housed in Folder 23 of President Kelly Thompson's Subject/Correspondence File regarding urban renewal in Jonesville. This file is comprised entirely of newspaper clippings:

  • Almost $2 Million in Federal Funds Set for Renewal Work, PCDN, 7/18/1962
  • Bowling Green’s Loop District, PCDN, 7/18/1962
  • Chances of Early Okay for Project Improved, PCDN, 7/21/1963
  • Disquieting Assault on Urban Renewal, np, 3/30/1964
  • Duncan, Tom. Two Votes Advance Renewal Planning, LCJ, 3/17/1964
  • Duncan, Tom. Western to Expand in 33-Acre Tract, LCJ, 3/17/1964
  • Extension of Adams Street Hits Snag, np, 11 ...


Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office Jan 1964

Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Documents housed in Folder 20 of President Kelly Thompson's Subject/Correspondence File regarding urban renewal in Jonesville. Documents include correspondence, agreements, campus development plan, draft ordinances and a list of property purchased by Western Kentucky University.

  • Addendum to Agreement between Urban Renewal & Community Development Agency and Bowling Green, 1/15/1964
  • Agreement between Bowling Green Urban Renewal & Community Development Agency and WKU, 11/4/1964
  • Campus Development Plan
  • Downing, Dero
  • Jonesville
  • Kentucky. Dept. of Finance
  • List of owners
  • Ordinance Approving the Development Program or Plan of Western Kentucky State College
  • Taylor Heads Group Opposing Urban Renewal, PCDN, 2/27 ...


Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office Jan 1963

Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Documents housed in Folder 19 of President Kelly Thompson's Subject/Correspondence File regarding Urban Renewal of Jonesville. Consists of correspondence, meeting notes and agreements.

  • Agreement between Urban Renewal & Community Development Agency and Bowling Green
  • Bates, Georgia
  • Bowling Green Electric Plant
  • Bowling Green Urban Renewal Commission
  • Bowling Green. Mayor
  • Cherches, Charles
  • Clark, H.B.
  • Jenkins, William
  • Jonesville
  • Kentucky. Division of Planning & Zoning
  • Lawson, Owen
  • Program for Community Improvement
  • Scruggs & Hammond
  • Taylor, J.H. Letter to the Editor, PCDN, 10/2/1963
  • Thompson, Kelly
  • WKCT