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

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

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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.


Methodist Church Of Island, Kentucky (Sc 3279), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2018

Methodist Church Of Island, Kentucky (Sc 3279), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3279. Contracts, 13 December 1904 and 14March 1949, with specifications for construction of a church building at Island, Kentucky. Includes photocopy of an undated photograph of the building.


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.


Myers, Lloyd (Sc 3237), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2018

Myers, Lloyd (Sc 3237), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3237. Letter, 16 January 1889, of Lloyd Myers, clerk of the Duncan Hotel, Henderson, Kentucky, on hotel letterhead. He asks for a quote on materials to construct columns, an ornamented pediment, and window hardware for a two-story building and includes a rough design sketch of a storefront.


Historic Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3127), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2017

Historic Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3127), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3127. Pencil sketch of the Warren County, Kentucky, home of Nathaniel and Mary Lucas, executed by an English visitor in the winter of 1883.


Beard, Mary (Hobson), 1878-1962 - Collector (Sc 3091), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2017

Beard, Mary (Hobson), 1878-1962 - Collector (Sc 3091), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3091. Letters written to Mary Beard of Bowling Green, Kentucky, and research material collected by the same for her book, Old Homes In and Near Bowling Green, Kentucky.


South Union Shaker Village - South Union, Kentucky (Sc 3059), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

South Union Shaker Village - South Union, Kentucky (Sc 3059), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3059. Letter, 1 September 2016, to friends of the South Union Shaker Village, South Union, Kentucky, soliciting funds for the purchase of two acres of land and a building, known as the 1854 Wash House or Sisters Shop, for preservation and interpretation by the Village. An enclosure provides a history of the Wash House and includes photographs.


Hawkins, Mildred S. (Curd), D. 2014 (Sc 3044), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2016

Hawkins, Mildred S. (Curd), D. 2014 (Sc 3044), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3045. Written comments by Mildred Hawkins regarding houses found in An Album of Early Warren County Landmarks by Irene Moss Sumpter and published in 1976. She includes the corresponding page number with her comments about properties associated with family and Warren County history.


Felts Log House (Mss 551), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2015

Felts Log House (Mss 551), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 551. Photos, transcripts, design plans, and education materials about the Felts Log House, a log structure originally built in Logan County, Kentucky, in the early nineteenth century and moved to the campus of Western Kentucky University in 1978. Contains a variety of worksheets for children, furnishing plans by WKU, and news clippings about the house. It also contains transcripts of interviews about the house from Felts descendants and Sam Watkins.


Wiggins, Otis Lee, B. 1905 (Sc 2949), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Wiggins, Otis Lee, B. 1905 (Sc 2949), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2949. Two cassette tapes which include an interview conducted by Robert H. McGaughey with Otis Lee Wiggins about the resettlement program undertaken by the Resettlement Administration Project 14 in Christian County, Kentucky. Wiggins was an administrator for the U.S. Resettlement Administration and discusses the Christian County program in great detail.


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.


Citizens National Bank - Russellville, Kentucky - Relating To (Sc 2921), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2015

Citizens National Bank - Russellville, Kentucky - Relating To (Sc 2921), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2921. Letter of H. O Price, President, Citizens National Bank, Russellville, Kentucky, to N. A. Loegering, Bowling Green, Kentucky. He approves an architectural drawing by Loegering but explains the need to alter the location of the bank vault and tellers’ cages.


Outdoor Art League Of Louisville - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 2914), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2015

Outdoor Art League Of Louisville - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 2914), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2914. Form letter soliciting funds for the Zachary Taylor Memorial Lane Committee of the Outdoor Art League of Louisville. The letter, from committee chairman Mrs. Charles D. Greer, laments the neglect of the tomb of President Zachary Taylor near Louisville, Kentucky, and outlines the Committee’s intent to construct an entrance to a “Memorial Lane” leading from Brownsboro Road to the monument at the cemetery in which Taylor is interred.

Includes a rendering of the proposed entrance.


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.


Laplant, Alvira (Sc 2860), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2014

Laplant, Alvira (Sc 2860), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2860. A home furnishings project completed for a high school home economics class by Alvira LaPlant. Using “The Michigan” bungalow as a prototype, she includes pictures of selected furniture, fixtures, and decorative items for the home accompanied with prices, and floor plans.


Jeffrey, Jonathan David, B. 1960 (Sc 2847), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2014

Jeffrey, Jonathan David, B. 1960 (Sc 2847), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2847. Historic Farms Certificate Application, Kentucky Historic Resources Abbreviated Survey Form and supporting material, prepared by Jonathan D. Jeffrey to designate the Paschal Howell Farm, Warren County, Kentucky, a centennial farm. This designation is bestowed on farms that have been owned by the same family for one hundred years or more. Includes compact disc with 13 photographs.


Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Sc 1328), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2014

Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Sc 1328), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1328. Letters, written by South Union, Kentucky Shaker leaders, to leaders of the Hancock Shaker Society, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, discussing the building of mills and dam, economic conditions, and religious affairs. The original letters are in the Library of Congress.


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.”


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

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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

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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.


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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.


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

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

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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

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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

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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.


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

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

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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

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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.