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Bradley Family Papers (Sc 3079), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2017

Bradley Family Papers (Sc 3079), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3079. Miscellaneous papers of the Bradley family of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes correspondence, personal accounts, cemetery data, condolences on the death of Fanny (Arl) Bradley and her son Henry W. Bradley, and letters from Henry W. Bradley, Jr. written during his Naval service in the Far East after the close of World War II.


Gerwig, Frank T., 1897-1962 (Sc 3128), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2017

Gerwig, Frank T., 1897-1962 (Sc 3128), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3128. Letter, 24 February 1918, of Frank T. Gerwig to Hal Kritschgau, Scottdale, Pennsylvania. While training at Fort Thomas, Kentucky, Gerwig writes on YMCA letterhead of military routines, a quarantine due to measles, meeting other soldiers from Pittsburgh, and his eagerness to serve overseas as an ambulance driver.


Carroll, Hillary Bellerby, 1908-1999 (Mss 615), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2017

Carroll, Hillary Bellerby, 1908-1999 (Mss 615), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 615. World War II letters written by Hillary B. Carroll, while serving in the U.S. Army in The Philippines and Japan, to his wife Katherine “Kate” (Whallen) Carroll, in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Also includes some information and photos related to Carroll’s family.


Booksellers And Bookselling - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3130), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2017

Booksellers And Bookselling - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3130), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3130. Pamphlet advertising school books and theological and other works for sale at the Missionary and Education Rooms, South Market Street, Louisville, Kentucky. Includes a purchaser’s account showing sales, prices and returns.


Messer, George, 1833-1863 (Sc 3129), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2017

Messer, George, 1833-1863 (Sc 3129), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and transcription (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3129. Letter, 26 March 1863, of George Messer to his wife Lottie in DeWitt County, Illinois. From Camp Joe Kelly (the name changed, as he notes, to Camp Hobson) near Glasgow, Kentucky, he describes camp life, including the clearing of timber and his duty in the cold and rainy weather. He also praises the hospital facilities and describes a joke played on an officer who returned to camp without a pass. Expecting the war to end soon, he also writes of matters relating to home.


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.


Vance, Edward Richard, 1833-1902 (Mss 612), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2017

Vance, Edward Richard, 1833-1902 (Mss 612), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 612. Correspondence, diaries, scrapbooks, photographs and family papers of Richard Vance, a Warren County, Kentucky native and U.S. Army officer. After his Civil War service, Vance spent his career at several posts in the South and on the frontier until his retirement in 1892.


Settlement In The Old Northwest Frontier And The Merging Of Culture, 1750 -1790, Sandra K. Ellefsen Jul 2017

Settlement In The Old Northwest Frontier And The Merging Of Culture, 1750 -1790, Sandra K. Ellefsen

Electronic Thesis Collection

SETTLEMENT IN THE OLD NORTHWEST FRONTIER

AND THE MERGING OF CULTURE, 1750 -1790

An Abstract of the Thesis by Sandra Ellefsen

During the late 1700s, the Cumberland Gap in the Appalachian Mountain Chain became the main corridor that precipitated settlement into Kentucky. Along this frontier line, settlers had to contend with various Native American tribes, and settlement on the frontier from the beginning of colonization irrevocably altered the Native American way of life. Warfare, encroachment, and disease caused the Native American population to decline drastically in the process of contact; often as a result, Native tribes chose to adopt many ...


Mcintosh, James T., B. 1819? (Sc 3121), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2017

Mcintosh, James T., B. 1819? (Sc 3121), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3121. Letter, 4 May 1873, of James (or John) T. McIntosh to his wife Mary. Writing from Louisville, Kentucky on an apparent selling trip, he describes attending church, visiting the steamer Charles Brown at Jeffersonville, and the purchases he has made for her and their daughters Anne, Sallie, Lela, Fawn, Olinda and Bonnie. He expresses doubts about making money on the trip, but advises that Owensboro is his next destination.


Woodcock, Greene B., 1814-1889 (Sc 3120), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2017

Woodcock, Greene B., 1814-1889 (Sc 3120), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3120. Legal and financial records, chiefly related to land holdings, of Greene B. Woodcock, of Allen County and later Warren County, Kentucky. Also includes information about the marriage of his daughter Sarah E. Woodcock to Fountain G. Mitchell of Allen County and their son William H. Mitchell.


Bruton, Mary Virginia (Guess), 1907-1978 (Sc 3119), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2017

Bruton, Mary Virginia (Guess), 1907-1978 (Sc 3119), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3119. Photos (3) and a reminiscence about chenille bedspreads sold by the Bruton family at their Hart County, Kentucky, Pine Ridge Gift Shop. Besides bedspreads, the shop sold locally made baskets, chalk figurines, cider,and Mammoth Cave souvenirs. Scans of the photographs are stored in the Photo Archives.


Loving, Hector Voltaire, 1839-1913 (Sc 3123), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2017

Loving, Hector Voltaire, 1839-1913 (Sc 3123), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text typescript (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3123. Letter, 31 July 1862, of Hector V. Loving, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to Harlan P. Lloyd, Angelica, New York. He tells his former schoolmate of his law study and practice since graduation from New York’s Hamilton College, and particularly describes the uproar in his home town of Bowling Green, Kentucky at the outbreak of the Civil War: secessionist “treason,” the Confederate occupation, and the rebuilding of the city afterward. He also refers to their classmate and law student Daniel Webster Wright as a “violent” secessionist.


Messer, George, 1833-1863 (Sc 3118), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2017

Messer, George, 1833-1863 (Sc 3118), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text typescript (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3118. Letter, 23-24 May 1862 [sic], of George Messer 107th Illinois Infantry, to his wife Lottie in DeWitt County, Illinois. From Camp Hobson, Glasgow, Kentucky, he reports on his health and the possibility of battle, and mockingly describes the two-men “dogtents” issued to the troops. He also discusses recent promotions and the prospects for a military draft, notes the arrival of an Indiana regiment decimated at the Battle of Perryville, and criticizes "shoulder strap gentlemen” who take credit for soldiers’ achievements.


Garrison, Kathryn (Topmiller), 1917-2012 (Sc 3117), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2017

Garrison, Kathryn (Topmiller), 1917-2012 (Sc 3117), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3117. Two letters of Kathryn Garrison, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to her godchild “Betsy,” regarding hats made by Wilhelmina Howard, a Bowling Green milliner who was Betsy’s grandmother and Kathryn’s cousin.


Ennis, William Franklin, Sr., 1856-1939 (Mss 614), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2017

Ennis, William Franklin, Sr., 1856-1939 (Mss 614), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 614. Journals with short entries about daily happenings and listings of farm expenses for William F. Ennis, a farmer, quarry owner, and businessman from Warren County, Kentucky. Also includes some poetry, weather information, and data about an unnamed individual conducting a school.


Pierian Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 610), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2017

Pierian Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 610), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 610. Minutes, correspondence, yearbooks, and miscellaneous records of the Pierian Club, a women's literary club in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Kitchcart, Mary L., 1837-1925 (Sc 3113), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2017

Kitchcart, Mary L., 1837-1925 (Sc 3113), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3113. Correspondence of Mary L. Kithcart, Mount Pleasant, Ohio. A letter to her from Ella Hurst and Thornton Moore, 23 October 1862, reports on encounters between Confederates, including John Hunt Morgan, and Union troops near Lexington, Kentucky, Ella’s family’s aid to home guards, and the theft of horses and wagons.

A concerned Mary forwards the letter to a cousin with

details of one of the stolen horses.


Hager, Anne Rogers (Fa 1025), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2017

Hager, Anne Rogers (Fa 1025), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1025. Folk studies student project titled: “The Art of Quilting,” which includes interviews and survey sheets about quilting in Edmonson County and Warren County, Kentucky. Sheets may include brief descriptions of quilts, beliefs, informant’s name, and photos.


Huenefeld, Earl Warren, B. 1921 And Alvis Marie (Dunaway) Huenefeld, 1922-1994 (Mss 606), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2017

Huenefeld, Earl Warren, B. 1921 And Alvis Marie (Dunaway) Huenefeld, 1922-1994 (Mss 606), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 606. Courtship letters of E. Warren Huenefeld, Fort Thomas, Kentucky, and his fiancé and eventual wife, Alvis Marie Dunaway, while she was teaching school in Madison County and Pulaski County, Kentucky. Includes some elementary music teaching Material and a pencil sketch of Alvis Huenefeld.


Winchel, Beulah Rhea, 1912-2015 (Mss 609), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2017

Winchel, Beulah Rhea, 1912-2015 (Mss 609), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 609. Correspondence, photographs, travel materials, genealogy, and other personal papers of Beulah R. Winchel, a Breckinridge County, Kentucky, native and a teacher and librarian who served in Japan, Germany and France with the U.S. Army Special Services and the Department of Defense Dependents Schools.


Burhans, Rollin S., 1914-2005 - Relating To (Sc 3112), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2017

Burhans, Rollin S., 1914-2005 - Relating To (Sc 3112), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3112. Typescripted account by an unknown author of an intercession by Rollin S. Burhans, pastor of Crescent Hill Baptist Church, Louisville, Kentucky, which prevented the planned suicide of “Mr. Martin,” a musician traveling with the Ice Capades.


Morrow, David L. (Fa 1019), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2017

Morrow, David L. (Fa 1019), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1019. Folk studies student project titled: “Forms and Origins of Gravestones in Various Parts of Russell County, Kentucky,” which includes descriptions of gravestones in Russell County, Kentucky. Included are brief information of gravestone producers, graveyard and gravestone information, a tale, and photos.


Vogedes, Glenn A. (Fa 1018), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2017

Vogedes, Glenn A. (Fa 1018), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1018. Folk studies student project titled: “The Dulcimer of Southern Appalachia,” which includes descriptions of dulcimer making in Knott and Letcher counties in Kentucky, Watauga County, North Carolina, and Franklin and Putnam counties in Tennessee. Sheets may include a brief description of belief, informant’s name, and motif index number.


Powell, Joseph, B. 1949 (Fa 1020), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2017

Powell, Joseph, B. 1949 (Fa 1020), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1020. Folk studies student project titled: “Christmas Customs in My Family,” which includes descriptions and survey sheets of Christmas practices in Grayson County, Kentucky. Survey sheets include brief descriptions of customs, stories, and beliefs, informant’s name, and motif index number.


Bain, Jan (Fa 1023), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2017

Bain, Jan (Fa 1023), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1023. Folk studies student project titled: “[Tales and Song],” which includes survey sheets of two tales and one song from Warren County, Kentucky. Sheets include tale or song, informant’s name and information, and motif index number.


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

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

MSS Finding Aids

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.


Hedgeville School - Hedgeville, Kentucky (Sc 3110), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2017

Hedgeville School - Hedgeville, Kentucky (Sc 3110), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3110. Handwritten invitation to Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Anderson promising them "a hearty welcome" at a pie supper to be given at Hedgeville School on 31 October 1916.


Broughton, Bessie (Downing), 1903-1993 (Mss 607), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2017

Broughton, Bessie (Downing), 1903-1993 (Mss 607), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 607. Multi-volume diary of Bessie (Downing) Broughton from Holland in Allen County, Kentucky. The diaries include information about Bessie’s daily life, the weather, her involvement in different organizations, comments about her gardening and needlework, her family and church involvement and school activities.


Clark, William Elvis, Sr., B. 1898, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2017

Clark, William Elvis, Sr., B. 1898, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 608. Oral reminiscences of William Elvis Clark, who grew up in Warren County, Kentucky, but spent most of his career in the Chicago area. He discusses at length: people, events, and local historical topics that he recalls from his childhood in Bowling Green and Warren County, Kentucky.


Wilson, Daniel J. (Fa 1014), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2017

Wilson, Daniel J. (Fa 1014), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1014. Student folk studies project titled: “Weaving.” Project includes survey sheets with a description of the weaving process in Warren County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of belief, traditional practice, or tool, informant’s name, woven swatch, and photo.