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2015

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

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

MSS Finding Aids

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

MSS Finding Aids

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.


Ogden College Of Science & Engineering Newsletter (Fall 2015), Cheryl Stevens, Dean Oct 2015

Ogden College Of Science & Engineering Newsletter (Fall 2015), Cheryl Stevens, Dean

Ogden College of Science & Engineering Publications

No abstract provided.


The Application Of Gage R&R Analysis In S Six Sigma Case Of Improving And Optimizing An Automotive Die Casting Product’S Measurement System, Qizheng Ren Oct 2015

The Application Of Gage R&R Analysis In S Six Sigma Case Of Improving And Optimizing An Automotive Die Casting Product’S Measurement System, Qizheng Ren

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

With the rapid development of automation technology in automotive manufacturing processes, massive and efficient production is a current trend. Therefore, measurement systems with accurate and automated measuring instruments are sought by automotive companies and suppliers. However, the problematic measuring instruments with unreliable accuracy and stability lead to erroneous measurements and wrong quality decisions that cause manufacturers huge profit losses. An effective method called “measurement system analysis” can be applied to define and eliminate erroneous measurements to ensure adequate reliability. An automotive transmission die casting parts supplier called company T was suffering a serious profit loss due to the erroneous measurements ...


Jackson, Nell Cartwright (Mcdaniel), 1888-1974 (Sc 2944), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2015

Jackson, Nell Cartwright (Mcdaniel), 1888-1974 (Sc 2944), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

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.


Adams, Josh (Fa 818), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2015

Adams, Josh (Fa 818), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 818. This collection “Architecture of Danville, Ky.” includes information about cabins, farm buildings and fences found in Boyle County, Kentucky. This narrative was written by Josh Adams at Western Kentucky University for credit in a folklore class.


Ball, Judy (Fa 740), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2015

Ball, Judy (Fa 740), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 740. This collection contains information and documentation about the “Church Traditions in Jackson County, Kentucky” project completed by community scholar Judy Ball. The goal of the project was to research, document, and present the traditions of four local churches in Jackson County, Kentucky.


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

MSS Finding Aids

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

MSS Finding Aids

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.


Architectural Bridge Consequence, Jennifer Gaiko May 2015

Architectural Bridge Consequence, Jennifer Gaiko

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

The architectural significance of bridges is indisputable. Often bridges are accredited to engineers for their transportation and functional needs; however, bridges are so much more than fundamental. The cultural significance and identity of bridges, iconic historic perspectives, influences of composition and function, style and architectural relevance and so much more are all elements that begin to shift the perspective and purpose of architectural bridges to that of a meaningful architectural symbol. Bridges impact the world, the countries they represent and the communities they inhabit. The relationship between bridges and architectural consequence is proven by the idea of iconography and practical ...


Ogden College Of Science & Engineering Newsletter (Summer 2015), Cheryl Stevens, Dean May 2015

Ogden College Of Science & Engineering Newsletter (Summer 2015), Cheryl Stevens, Dean

Ogden College of Science & Engineering Publications

No abstract provided.


Boyd, Richard, Jr. (Fa 809), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2015

Boyd, Richard, Jr. (Fa 809), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 809. This collection contains information about folklore in Kentucky’s Pennyroyal Region collected by Western Kentucky University student Richard Boyd, Jr. for credit in a folklore class. Information included in the collection includes such things as agricultural practices, beliefs, and legends from the region.


Early, Linda (Fa 807), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2015

Early, Linda (Fa 807), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding Aid only for Folklife Archives Project 807. This collection contains information about Breckinridge, Logan, and Simpson County, Kentucky, folklore collected by Western Kentucky University student Linda Early for credit in a folklore class. Information included in the collection includes such things as fiddle tunes, vernacular architecture, and agricultural information from the counties.


Ogden College Of Science & Engineering Newsletter (Spring 2015), Cheryl Stevens, Dean Mar 2015

Ogden College Of Science & Engineering Newsletter (Spring 2015), Cheryl Stevens, Dean

Ogden College of Science & Engineering Publications

No abstract provided.


Ogden College Of Science & Engineering Newsletter (Winter 2015), Cheryl Stevens, Dean Jan 2015

Ogden College Of Science & Engineering Newsletter (Winter 2015), Cheryl Stevens, Dean

Ogden College of Science & Engineering Publications

No abstract provided.


2015 Sustainability Report [Western Kentucky University], Wku Office Of Sustainability, Christian Ryan-Downing Jan 2015

2015 Sustainability Report [Western Kentucky University], Wku Office Of Sustainability, Christian Ryan-Downing

Sustainability Publications and Resources

2015 was a great year for WKU Sustainability, marked by significant new initiatives, special recognitions, and continued progress in advancing sustainability in the way Hilltoppers live, learn, and work. This report highlights the sustainability accomplishments of WKU students, faculty, staff, the Office of Sustainability, and the campus community in 2015.


Ua11/3 University Relations Building & Construction File, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua11/3 University Relations Building & Construction File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records regarding campus buildings and construction projects used for writing press releases. Includes construction information sheets, press releases and clippings from newspapers around the state.


Ua1c2/24 Knicely Center Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1c2/24 Knicely Center Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the Economic Development Center.


Ua1c2/45 Laundrette Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1c2/45 Laundrette Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the Laundrette.


Ua1c2/42 Information Center Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1c2/42 Information Center Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the Information Center.


Ua1c2/4 Proposed Building Photographs, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1c2/4 Proposed Building Photographs, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of proposed buildings.


Ua1c2/81 Career Planning & Placement Building Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1c2/81 Career Planning & Placement Building Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the Career Planning & Placement building.


Ua1c2/48 Mccormack Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1c2/48 Mccormack Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the McCormack Hall, also known as State Hall and women's dormitory #2.


Ua1c2/3 Agricultural Exposition Center Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1c2/3 Agricultural Exposition Center Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the Agricultural Exposition Center.


Ua1c2/55 Zacharias Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1c2/55 Zacharias Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Zacharias Hall.


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.


Ua1c11/73 C. Haskel Mccauley Photo Collection, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1c11/73 C. Haskel Mccauley Photo Collection, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs by C. Haskel McCauley