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Grider, Dorothy, 1915-2012 (Sc 219), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2021

Grider, Dorothy, 1915-2012 (Sc 219), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 219. Letter, 11 June 1952, to WKU faculty member Frances Richards from artist and alumna Dorothy Grider, New York City, regarding a plan for Grider to render a painting of WKU’s Student Union Building (later the Paul Garrett Student Center). She expresses concern over her distance from the subject and asks for some photographs from the publicity department in order to make preliminary sketches.


Richards, Frances, 1893-1991 - Collector (Sc 3252), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2021

Richards, Frances, 1893-1991 - Collector (Sc 3252), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3252. Two items collected by Richards, a WKU English instructor and adviser to the campus newspaper, the College Heights Herald: a copy of the College Heights Bulletin of Western Kentucky State College (now WKU), inscribed by Public Relations Director Robert G. Cochran with warm thanks to Richards for her assistance in its preparation; and remarks on libel and freedom of expression given by Bert J. Borrone at the 1968 Herald Awards Dinner, with accompanying letter by Cochran.


Peridot Pictures - Bowling Green-Warren County Bicentennial Film (Mss 715), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Peridot Pictures - Bowling Green-Warren County Bicentennial Film (Mss 715), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 715. Proposal, script materials, correspondence, publicity, interviews and other items relating to the production of a film for the Bowling Green-Warren County (Kentucky) bicentennial by Peridot Pictures and the Landmark Association of Bowling Green.


Spiller, Cora Jane (Morningstar), 1928-2020 (Sc 3582), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2021

Spiller, Cora Jane (Morningstar), 1928-2020 (Sc 3582), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3582. Materials relating to applications for historical highway markers for various sites in Warren County, Kentucky, in the period during which Cora Jane Spiller and her husband Robert E. Spiller of Bowling Green served as county chairmen for the program. Includes correspondence with the Kentucky Historical Society, together with some applications and supporting materials, correspondence with cost underwriters, and dedication programs. Also includes a small amount of correspondence relating to repair of existing markers.


Ua12/2/67 Alpha Kappa Alpha, Wku Archives Jan 2021

Ua12/2/67 Alpha Kappa Alpha, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.


Ua1c11/111 Field Mcchesney Photo Collection, Wku Archives Jan 2021

Ua1c11/111 Field Mcchesney Photo Collection, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs created by Field McChesney.


Ua1c11/110 Frank Pittman Photo Collection, Wku Archives Jan 2021

Ua1c11/110 Frank Pittman Photo Collection, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs of guitar building workshop.


Ua1c11/109 Linda Johnson Photo Collection, Wku Archives Jan 2021

Ua1c11/109 Linda Johnson Photo Collection, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs removed from athletic scrapbooks.

  • 1987 WKU Athletics Scrapbook, D7003
  • 1968-1985 WKU Athletics Scrapbook, D7004
  • 1985-1987 WKU Athletics Scrapbook, D7005


Jenkins, Martha Ann (Combs) - Collector (Fa 1376), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2020

Jenkins, Martha Ann (Combs) - Collector (Fa 1376), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1376. Weaving projects, chiefly for place mats, created by students in the Consumer and Family Sciences program at WKU. The projects usually include notes on materials and methodology, sketches, instructions, and a weaving sample.


Ua19/16/2 Women's Basketball Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations Oct 2020

Ua19/16/2 Women's Basketball Press Releases, Wku Athletic Media Relations

WKU Archives Records

Press releases, photos and game statistics for WKU women's basketball team from July to December 2020.


Church Records Collections In Manuscripts & Folklife Archives At Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2020

Church Records Collections In Manuscripts & Folklife Archives At Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

This is a list of collections in the Manuscripts & Folklife Archives holdings of WKU’s Department of Library Special Collections that consist of church records. Most of the churches are in Kentucky, but the collection includes a few records of churches in other states.


Mammoth Cave Collections In Manuscripts & Folklife Archives At Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2020

Mammoth Cave Collections In Manuscripts & Folklife Archives At Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

This is a list of collections in the Manuscripts & Folklife Archives holdings of WKU’s Department of Library Special Collections that contain materials relating to Mammoth Cave. Our collections include descriptions of the Cave by visitors and guides, operation of the Cave as a tourist attraction, archaeology at the Cave, and the creation of Mammoth Cave National Park.


World War I Collections In Manuscripts & Folklife Archives At Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2020

World War I Collections In Manuscripts & Folklife Archives At Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

This is a list of collections in the Manuscripts & Folklife Archives holdings of WKU’s Department of Library Special Collections that relate to World War I. Included are letters and diaries of soldiers and civilians, military records and papers, research projects, photographs, scrapbooks and other, mostly unpublished material. Our collections are particularly strong in documenting the experiences of Kentuckians at home and overseas, and of others who found themselves in Kentucky (most notably, at Camp Zachary Taylor, the Army training facility in Louisville) during the war and its immediate aftermath.


Shaker Collections In Manuscripts & Folklife Archives At Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2020

Shaker Collections In Manuscripts & Folklife Archives At Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

This is a list of collections in the Manuscripts & Folklife Archives holdings of WKU’s Department of Library Special Collections that relate primarily to the United Believers in the Second Coming of Christ, commonly known as the Shakers. Most of the collections relate to the Shaker society at South Union in Logan County, Kentucky, but materials relating to other societies are also included.


Ua37/2 Corona Paper, Ellen Micheletti Jun 2020

Ua37/2 Corona Paper, Ellen Micheletti

Faculty/Staff Personal Papers

Paper written regarding Ellen Micheletti's experiences during the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic.


Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Women's Basketball's Sherry Porter, Sherry Porter Jun 2020

Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Women's Basketball's Sherry Porter, Sherry Porter

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

My Story is a series of first-person feature articles written by WKU student-athletes. The student-athletes will be telling their own stories in their own words. This article written by women’s basketball senior Sherry Porter. Porter reflects on the state of current events going on nationwide.


Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Track & Field's Adarian Gray, Adarian Gray Jun 2020

Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Track & Field's Adarian Gray, Adarian Gray

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

My Story is a series of first-person feature articles written by WKU student-athletes. The student-athletes will be telling their own stories in their own words. This article written by track & field senior thrower Adarian Gray, who has represented both WKU softball and track & field during her career on the Hill.


Ua3/10/2 We Are One Wku, Wku President's Office - Caboni Jun 2020

Ua3/10/2 We Are One Wku, Wku President's Office - Caboni

WKU Archives Records

Email from WKU president Timothy Caboni to WKU Alumni and friends. An identical email was sent to the WKU Community.


Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Basketball's Kenny Cooper, Kenny Cooper May 2020

Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Basketball's Kenny Cooper, Kenny Cooper

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

My Story is a series of first-person feature articles written by WKU student-athletes. The student-athletes will be telling their own stories in their own words. This article written by basketball senior guard Kenny Cooper, who redshirted as a transfer in 2019-20 but will play his final college season this upcoming year.


Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Football's Malik Staples, Malik Staples May 2020

Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Football's Malik Staples, Malik Staples

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

My Story is a series of first-person feature articles written by WKU student-athletes. The student-athletes will be telling their own stories in their own words. This article written by football graduate senior Malik Staples, who – along with his teammates – has navigated through a different type of Spring Ball over the past two months.


Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Womens Basketball's Whitney Creech, Whitney Creech May 2020

Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Womens Basketball's Whitney Creech, Whitney Creech

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

My Story is a series of first-person feature articles written by WKU student-athletes. The student-athletes will be telling their own stories in their own words. This article written by women’s basketball senior Whitney Creech, who was in her senior season on The Hill when the Covid-19 pandemic caused the cancellation of the Conference USA Tournament in Frisco, Texas.


Western Kentucky University Archives Of Folklore And Folklife Manual (Fa 1373), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2020

Western Kentucky University Archives Of Folklore And Folklife Manual (Fa 1373), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1373. Manual titled “Folk Speech Section of WKUAFF,” created to provide organization and conventions for the collection of student folk projects created by folk studies students for the WKU Archives of Folklore and Folklife or the Folklife Archives. The manual includes survey sheets with responses from a brief questionnaire about vocabulary, dialect, and linguistics across Kentucky. This collection also includes questionnaires from other student projects used to gather vocabulary about a particular subject, i.e. mules, quilting, folk songs, remedies, etc.


Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Softball's Morgan Mcelroy, Morgan Mcelroy Apr 2020

Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Softball's Morgan Mcelroy, Morgan Mcelroy

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

My Story is a series of first-person feature articles written by WKU student-athletes. The student-athletes will be telling their own stories in their own words. This article written by softball senior Morgan McElroy, whose career came to a sudden end last month between the team’s midweek game and weekend series in Texas.


Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Golf's Mary Joiner, Mary Joiner Apr 2020

Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Golf's Mary Joiner, Mary Joiner

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

My Story is a series of first-person feature articles written by WKU student-athletes. The student-athletes will be telling their own stories in their own words. This article written by golf senior Mary Joiner, whose season came to a sudden end as the team was between events on their spring break trip in Florida.


Ua37/2 Love As The World Ends, Tom C. Hunley Apr 2020

Ua37/2 Love As The World Ends, Tom C. Hunley

Faculty/Staff Personal Papers

Poem written by WKU English professor Tom Hunley during Covid-19 pandemic.


Ua37/2 We Will Survive, Tom C. Hunley Apr 2020

Ua37/2 We Will Survive, Tom C. Hunley

Faculty/Staff Personal Papers

Poem written by WKU English professor Tom Hunley during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Ua37/2 We Lived Happily During The Plague, Tom C. Hunley Apr 2020

Ua37/2 We Lived Happily During The Plague, Tom C. Hunley

Faculty/Staff Personal Papers

Poem written by WKU English professor Tom Hunley during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Ua37/2 Lockdown Haiku, Tom C. Hunley Apr 2020

Ua37/2 Lockdown Haiku, Tom C. Hunley

Faculty/Staff Personal Papers

Haiku written by WKU English professor Tom Hunley during Covid-19 pandemic.


Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Mens Basketball's Taveion Hollingsworth, Taveion Hollingsworth Apr 2020

Ua94/6/1 My Story: Wku Mens Basketball's Taveion Hollingsworth, Taveion Hollingsworth

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

My Story is a series of first-person feature articles written by WKU student-athletes. The student-athletes will be telling their own stories in their own words. This article written by men’s basketball junior guard Taveion Hollingsworth, whose mission of advancing to the NCAA Tournament with his teammates was halted when the Covid-19 pandemic hit.


Ua37/2 If This Next Apocalypse Gets Canceled Or Postponed, Tom Hunley Apr 2020

Ua37/2 If This Next Apocalypse Gets Canceled Or Postponed, Tom Hunley

Faculty/Staff Personal Papers

Poem written by WKU English professor Tom Hunley during Covid-19 pandemic.