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Lincoln Income Life Insurance Company - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3666), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2022

Lincoln Income Life Insurance Company - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3666), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3666. Magazine-style supplement to the Louisville Courier-Journal, 13 March 1966, profiling the personnel and operations of the Lincoln Income Life Insurance Company. The well-illustrated publication highlights the company’s new home office building, the Lincoln Tower, designed by Taliesin Associated Architects, and includes a color rendering of the building on the cover.


Counteracting Crime Or Wasting Time? Examining A Blight Abatement Cpted Project In Philadelphia, Mandolynn Mcclusky Nov 2021

Counteracting Crime Or Wasting Time? Examining A Blight Abatement Cpted Project In Philadelphia, Mandolynn Mcclusky

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This study examines the relationships between a blight abatement CPTED project and the total, violent, and property crime rate in Philadelphia from 2000-2019. After controlling for certain demographics (population, median household income, median age of population, poverty level, and unemployment rate) as well as the national crime rate, no statistically significant relationship was found between the CPTED project and the crime rates with the data and measurements available to the researcher.


Wilk, Joseph Peter, 1926-1994 (Mss 728), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2021

Wilk, Joseph Peter, 1926-1994 (Mss 728), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 728. Printed matter, photographs, and correspondence relating to a small number of commissions executed by Bowling Green, Kentucky architect Joseph P. Wilk. Also includes some biographical data.


Southern Engineering & Appraisal Company - Franklin, Tennessee (Mss 720), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2021

Southern Engineering & Appraisal Company - Franklin, Tennessee (Mss 720), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 720. Appraisals of certain properties in Bowling Green, Kentucky as of 31 December 1946, conducted by G.B. Howard doing business as the Southern Engineering & Appraisal Company. Includes appraisal certificates, exterior photographs and sketch plans.


Ua3/1/1 President's Office-Cherry Reports, Wku Archives Jan 2021

Ua3/1/1 President's Office-Cherry Reports, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Reports made by Henry Cherry to the Board of Regents and departmental reports made to Henry Cherry.


Ua1c11/108 Jonathan Jeffrey Negative Collection, Wku Archives Jan 2020

Ua1c11/108 Jonathan Jeffrey Negative Collection, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Negatives taken by Jonathan Jeffrey.


U.S. 31-W To Interstate 65 Connector Project (Mss 663), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

U.S. 31-W To Interstate 65 Connector Project (Mss 663), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 663. Reports, correspondence, and data related chiefly to Section 106 Review of the connector project which covered the project’s potential effects on historic resources within the area affected. This connector was proposed to allow easier access from the Kentucky Transpark in northern Warren County, Kentucky to Interstate 65.


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

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

MSS Finding Aids

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.


Blair, Robert M., Et Al. (Fa 1260), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Blair, Robert M., Et Al. (Fa 1260), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1260. Student collection titled “Buggy Shed” in which Robert Blair, Kenneth Conrad, and Bernal Buis briefly describe the construction and function of several “buggy houses” throughout Kentucky. Collection includes photographs of outbuildings.


Petot, Virginia (Fa 1249), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Petot, Virginia (Fa 1249), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1249. Student folk studies project titled “The Status of the Country Store,” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of structures in Taylor County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a name of the business, location, dates, and photo. Paper discusses the demise of the general store in rural Taylor County.


Wagner, Betty Ann, Et. Al (Fa 1250), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Wagner, Betty Ann, Et. Al (Fa 1250), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1250. Student collection titled “Folk Architecture” in which students survey buildings and naturally occurring geological formations throughout several counties in Kentucky. Students researched barns, churches, shacks, restaurants, banks, and courthouses. Black and white photographs are included within the collection along with a brief description of each location. Some photos missing from collection.


Scott, Helen May (Fa 1255), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Scott, Helen May (Fa 1255), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1255. One-page paper titled “Wash House” in which Helen May Scott describes a wash house located in Lewisburg, Kentucky. Scott interviewed Mrs. A. L. Johnson about her daily use of the outbuilding. The paper includes a single black and white photograph of the wash house.


Wooley, Linda (Fa 1246), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2019

Wooley, Linda (Fa 1246), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1246. Student paper titled “The Taylor County Post Offices Now and Then” in which Linda Wooley examines the history, construction, location, and daily operation of post offices throughout the county. The paper includes several black and white photographs of both the interior and exterior of the post offices.


Tyrie, Betsy And Colin Stephen, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2019

Tyrie, Betsy And Colin Stephen, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1245. A collection of materials relating to research on the Felts Log House undertaken by Betsy Tyrie and Colin Stephen. The documentation seeks to interpret the social aspects of the log house as well as architectural changes made to the structure over the course of nearly 150 years. The report also provides insight into the house’s history, its construction, and its eventual relocation to WKU’s campus in the late 1970s. Recorded audio interviews, black and white and color photographs, newspaper articles, and a brief personal essay are also included in the collection.


Pennington, Brenda Kaye (Fa 1244), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2019

Pennington, Brenda Kaye (Fa 1244), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1244. Student folk studies project titled “Country stores in Lincoln County, [Kentucky]” which includes survey sheets with narrative descriptions of general stores in Lincoln County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of the building, its history, and photos.


Newton, Gil (Fa 1242), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2019

Newton, Gil (Fa 1242), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1242. Student folk studies project titled “Housing [Clark County, Indiana],” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of structures in the area surrounding Charlestown, Clark County, Indiana. Sheets may include a brief description of the structure, location, history, floor plan, and photo.


Ua1c2/33 Gordon Wilson Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/33 Gordon Wilson Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Gordon Wilson Hall.


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.


Ua1c2/16 College Heights Foundation Buildings Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/16 College Heights Foundation Buildings Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the College Heights Foundation Buildings.


Ua1c2/56 Ogden Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/56 Ogden Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Ogden Hall.


Ua1c2/47 Kentucky Building Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/47 Kentucky Building Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Kentucky Building.


Ua1c2/5 Barnes-Campbell Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/5 Barnes-Campbell Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Barnes-Campbell Hall.


Ua1c2/87 Thompson Science Complex Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/87 Thompson Science Complex Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Thompson Science Complex.


Ua1c2/67 Red Barn Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/67 Red Barn Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the Red Barn.


Ua1c2/82 Jones-Jaggers Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/82 Jones-Jaggers Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Jones-Jaggers Hall.


Ua1c2/18 Felts Log House Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/18 Felts Log House Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Felts Log House, includes images of the move to WKU campus.


Ua1c2/22 Southern Normal School Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/22 Southern Normal School Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the Southern Normal School.


Ua1c2/27 Environmental Sciences & Technology Building Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/27 Environmental Sciences & Technology Building Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the Environmental Sciences & Technology building.


Ua1c2/63 Potter Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/63 Potter Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Potter Hall.


Ua1c2/74 L.T. Smith Stadium Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/74 L.T. Smith Stadium Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of L.T. Smith Stadium, originally named Academic Athletic Building Number 2. Includes images of Feix Field.