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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

MSS Finding Aids

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.


Fennell, Charles, 1884-1959 - Collector (Sc 2783), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Fennell, Charles, 1884-1959 - Collector (Sc 2783), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2783. Narrative, author unknown, and detailed data on measurements of the coffer located inthe King's Chamber of Egypt's Great Pyramid of Giza.


Morgan, David L. (Sc 1182), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Morgan, David L. (Sc 1182), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1182. Letters (2) related to placement of the Evans house in Tompkinsville, Kentucky, on the National Register of Historic Places.


Sweeten, Lena L. (Sc 1174), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Sweeten, Lena L. (Sc 1174), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1174. Lena L. Sweeten's thesis presented to Middle Tennessee State University entitled, "Historic Preservation Theory and the Experience of a Community of Workers: A Case Study of Bowling Green, Kentucky." She examines the failure of preservationists to explore Bowling Green's industrial and labor history.


U.S. Highway 31-W Heritage Corridor - Kentucky (Sc 2750), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2013

U.S. Highway 31-W Heritage Corridor - Kentucky (Sc 2750), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2750. Correspondence, newsletters, and draft tour information relating primarily to the features of that portion of the U.S. Highway 31-W Heritage Corridor located in Warren County, Kentucky. Includes a color brochure describing both the Highway 31-W and 31-E Heritage Corridors.


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

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

MSS Finding Aids

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.


Christ Episcopal Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 464), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2013

Christ Episcopal Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 464), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 464. Correspondence, programs for special events, (particularly building projects and anniversaries) directories, minutes of annual vestry meetings, lists of church lay leaders, news clippings, etc. from Christ Episcopal Church, Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Morningstar, Jane (Hines), 1904-1989 (Sc 2714), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Morningstar, Jane (Hines), 1904-1989 (Sc 2714), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2714. Correspondence, news clippings, reference letters, and other miscellaneous research material related to prominent architects from Bowling Green, Kentucky, several of whom practiced elsewhere.


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

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

MSS Finding Aids

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.


A Nation In Its Prime: A Pentadic Study Of Walt Disney World's Main Street, U.S.A., Casey Guise Apr 2013

A Nation In Its Prime: A Pentadic Study Of Walt Disney World's Main Street, U.S.A., Casey Guise

Masters Theses

The purpose of this paper is to consider the entrance to Walt Disney World, Main Street, U.S.A., as a rhetorical text and apply Kenneth Burke's dramatistic pentad. Background is provided on rhetorical theory and The Disney Company. Meanings are derived from messages interpreted using semiotics and symbolic interaction within the location. The significance of Main Street, U.S.A., as a replica of historic architecture and an illustration of revival architecture in creating emotive messages is discussed. Further discussion includes the implications of this study on corporations and the field of rhetorical studies in addition to suggestions ...


A "Temple Of Pleasure:" Missoula's Wilma Theatre, Elizabeth 'Libi' A. Sundermann Apr 2013

A "Temple Of Pleasure:" Missoula's Wilma Theatre, Elizabeth 'Libi' A. Sundermann

SIAS Faculty Publications

The Wilma Theatre in downtown Missoula, Montana, has provided the city and surrounding area with entertainment since 1921. W. A. "Billy" Simons, president of the Northwest Theatre Company, commissioned the building's construction in 1920, during the heyday of the movie palace. In addition to the well-appointed theatre, the building housed a café , an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a gymnasium, offices, and apartments.


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

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

MSS Finding Aids

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.


Bowling Green, Kentucky - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Fortifications (Sc 899), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Bowling Green, Kentucky - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Fortifications (Sc 899), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 899. Photocopies and documentation of plans of Civil War forts in Bowling Green, Kentucky. While these may have all been drawn in 1865, the plans have earlier dates on them.


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.


Loleta Creamery Research Notes, Susie Van Kirk Feb 2013

Loleta Creamery Research Notes, Susie Van Kirk

Susie Van Kirk Papers

No abstract provided.


The Publicity Of Monticello: A Private Home As Emblem And Means, Benjamin Block Jan 2013

The Publicity Of Monticello: A Private Home As Emblem And Means, Benjamin Block

Summer Research

This paper examines how the private home of Thomas Jefferson, Monticello, was, in fact, designed and constructed in many ways as a public building. By examining how Jefferson created the spaces that would have been visited by guests to Monticello, one can see that visitors were intended to have meaningful, affecting experiences at the home. I have broken down the study of these experiences into two parts: the first examines Monticello as a personal emblem of Jefferson’s aesthetic and political philosophy; the second explores Monticello as a means to crafting Jefferson's personal vision of America. I argue that ...