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Ua30/1/1 Views Of Western Gymnasium, Wku Planning, Design & Construction Jan 1932

Ua30/1/1 Views Of Western Gymnasium, Wku Planning, Design & Construction

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Views of Western gymnasium, now Helm Library, unknown architect, no date, 3 sheets, paper, 37 x 21. First floor plan, second floor plan, sketch with numeric notations.


College Tops Hill Where Old Fort Once Stood, Mattie Mclean Jan 1931

College Tops Hill Where Old Fort Once Stood, Mattie Mclean

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Supplement to the Park City Daily News promoting Western Kentucky University through the announcement of the completion of the Physical Education Building in 1931 which became Helm Library in 1965. Includes articles: Captain Brinton Davis Now Known as Hill Builder, Moore Brothers Completed Work Here with Ease, Physical Ed Building One of Prettiest, Mills Partitions Used in Physical Education Hall, Local Companies Sold Materials in New Building and New Building is Fitted with Safe Stairway Treads.


Ua1b1/7 Physical Education Building Dedication, Western Kentucky University Jan 1931

Ua1b1/7 Physical Education Building Dedication, Western Kentucky University

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Dedication program for the WKU Health & Physical Education Building which is now the Helm-Cravens Library building. The building was designed by Brinton Davis and cost $250,000 to build. The gymnasium could hold up to 5,000 people for which purpose it was used until the completion of Diddle Arena in 1963.


Ua30/1/1 Refrigerator & Storage Basement, Wku Planning, Design & Construction Jan 1930

Ua30/1/1 Refrigerator & Storage Basement, Wku Planning, Design & Construction

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Architectural drawings of refrigeration and storage basement, probably part of the Agricultural Pavilion which was on main campus from 1931-1962. There is no date on the drawings. There is an entry way into the cattle barn.


Ua30/1/1 State Normal Farm Near Bowling Green, Kentucky, H. M. Yarbrough, Wku Planning, Design & Construction Jan 1930

Ua30/1/1 State Normal Farm Near Bowling Green, Kentucky, H. M. Yarbrough, Wku Planning, Design & Construction

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Map by surveyor H.M. Yarbrough showing location of 81 acres of WKU Farm. Scale is 1 inch = 15 poles, northwest orientation, 22" x 10". Includes location of Jonesville. The map is undated, 1930 is a circa date.


Ua3/1/5/3 Airplane View College Heights / An Interpretation, Western Kentucky University, J. R. Alexander Jan 1929

Ua3/1/5/3 Airplane View College Heights / An Interpretation, Western Kentucky University, J. R. Alexander

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Broadside printed as fund raiser for construction of the Kentucky Building.


Ua1c1/101 Panoramic View Of Wku Campus, Western Kentucky University Jan 1929

Ua1c1/101 Panoramic View Of Wku Campus, Western Kentucky University

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Panoramic view of campus left to right, Cherryton, Schneider Hall, Potter Hall, Colonnade and Stadium, Van Meter, Recitation Hall and College High. Original is broken in two pieces. The photo was taken circa 1929.


Ua30/1/1 Italiante Garden, Wku Planning, Design & Construction Jan 1929

Ua30/1/1 Italiante Garden, Wku Planning, Design & Construction

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Plan of the Italianate Garden sponsored by Ogden College graduate Perry Snell in 1929. The drawing is in poor condition and the name of the landscape architect has been torn away. This garden was situated between Snell & Ogden Halls on the old Ogden College campus. The four season statues are now housed in Van Meter Hall.


Ua30/1/1 Snell Hall, Wku Planning, Design & Construction Jan 1926

Ua30/1/1 Snell Hall, Wku Planning, Design & Construction

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Set of three floorplans for the original Snell Hall. This building no longer exists.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 1, No. 16, Wku Student Affairs Nov 1925

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 1, No. 16, Wku Student Affairs

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WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include:

  • Alumni News
  • Athletics
  • Campus Opinion
  • Chapel
  • Club News
  • Editorials
  • News Heard Around the Campus
  • Personals
  • Society
  • Under the Church Spires

This issue contains articles:

  • Gov. Fields Dedicates the Training School
  • Western Holds Centre – 13-0
  • Dedication Visitors Guests at Banquet
  • Third District Teachers Ass’n Have Successful Session at T.C.
  • W.H. Raymond was Builder of Fine Job
  • Paul Whiteman & Orchestra in Program
  • Hardware is Russell & Erwin Brand
  • Bush Bricks Employed in Construction
  • Quarries of B.G. Company Supply Stone
  • F.C.G. Club Has 2 ...


Ua3/1/2 Letter To Roemer Brothers, Wku President's Office Jan 1920

Ua3/1/2 Letter To Roemer Brothers, Wku President's Office

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Letter from the WKU President's Office to Roemer Brothers of Bowling Green regarding the construction of a temporary gymnasium. The letter outlines the specifications for the building.


Ua3/1/5/3 Will You Help? / Catechism, Western Kentucky University, Henry Cherry Jan 1911

Ua3/1/5/3 Will You Help? / Catechism, Western Kentucky University, Henry Cherry

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Broadside printed to raise funds for construction of Western Kentucky University. Obverse is the Plan for the Campus of the State Normal School in the Western District of Kentucky at Bowling Green by Henry Wright. Reverse is "Catechism" by Henry Cherry which was read at the first chapel exercises February 6, 1911.