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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.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 65, No. 56, Wku Student Affairs Apr 2020

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 65, No. 56, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Houchens, Gary. Students Still Run Herald, Talisman
  • Howard, Laura. Busy Legislature, Faculty Raises Slow Budget
  • Carlton, Jill. Commencement a Family Affair for Three Graduates – Oakes Family
  • Hoover, Amy. Egg Drop Part of Weekend’s Science Games
  • Bart White to Head Faculty Senate Again
  • Tree will be Dedicated to Deceased Student – Perry Newby
  • Dance Professor Beverly Veenker Gains Recognition
  • Vice President Application Deadline Set
  • 1990 Marsupial Awards
  • Rountree, Ron. Addressing Religion – New Age
  • Black, Sam. $400,000 Still Needed for Preston Health & Activities Center
  • Dorris, Donna ...


Ua52/1 Out Of The Box, Wku Archives Apr 2020

Ua52/1 Out Of The Box, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter created by and about WKU Archives and the records management program.


Downing, Joseph Dudley "Joe," 1925-2007 - Relating To (Mss 686), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2020

Downing, Joseph Dudley "Joe," 1925-2007 - Relating To (Mss 686), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 686. Correspondence, news clippings, and excerpts from magazines and other print sources related to Kentucky native and artist Joseph Dudley Downing and exhibitions of his art at the Kentucky Museum, Western Kentucky University and other venues worldwide.


Ua1c11/105 Phi Mu Photo Collection, Wku Archives Jan 2020

Ua1c11/105 Phi Mu Photo Collection, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs created by and about Phi Mu sorority.


Gemini 13 Memories, Eddie Key Dec 2019

Gemini 13 Memories, Eddie Key

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

Answers given by Eddie Key to WKU Gemini jazz bands questionnaire in winter of 2019. See Gemini Jazz Bands online exhibit for more information.


Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar Dec 2019

Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar

WKU Archives Records

Commencement program listing graduates with order of exercises for all WKU campuses.


Documenting Tradition: Images From The Kentucky Folklife Program Archives (Fa 777), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2019

Documenting Tradition: Images From The Kentucky Folklife Program Archives (Fa 777), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 777. Photographs and captions used for a 2013 exhibit at the Kentucky Museum, Western Kentucky University, titled "Documenting Tradition: Images from the Kentucky Folklife Program Archives" featuring images form the KFP Archives that were transferred to WKU in 2013.


Reed, Sheryl Diane (Ct 2044), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Reed, Sheryl Diane (Ct 2044), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Cassette Tape 2044. Interview with Mary Julia Neal conducted by Sheryl D. Reed on 28 April 1992 in which Neal discusses her work at the Kentucky Building at WKU and her Shaker research and publications.


Neal, Mary Julia, 1905-1995 (Ct 2043), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Neal, Mary Julia, 1905-1995 (Ct 2043), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Cassette Tape 2043. Recording of a presentation made by Mary Julia Neal titled “Reflections of a Former Director” in which Neal discusses her role as the Director of the Kentucky Building from 1964 to 1972. She discusses the condition of the building and collections when she came and some of the collections she helped acquire. This presentation was part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Kentucky Building’s which opened in 1939. Kentucky Museum Education Curator Dianne Watkins provides an introduction.


Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar May 2019

Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar

WKU Archives Records

Commencement program listing graduates with order of exercises for all WKU campuses. Includes biography of Sam Bush, recipient of the honorary doctorate of fine arts.


Brennan, Mary Kate (Fa 1284), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Brennan, Mary Kate (Fa 1284), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1284. Student interview conducted by Mary Kate Brennan with renowned Appalachian poet Jim Wayne Miller. Brennan’s focus throughout the interview is on “the cultural sensitivity and awareness that permeates Miller’s poetry.” Miller also touches on what he considers to be the central themes of his work, the struggles and triumphs of communities within the Appalachian region, and pride in cultural heritage. The collection contains a detailed index, interview summary, transcription, index cards with questions, and a reel-to-reel audio tape of the interview.


Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Historical Highway Marker Program (Sc 3386), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Kentucky Historical Society - Kentucky Historical Highway Marker Program (Sc 3386), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3386. Materials relating to the Kentucky Historical Society’s Kentucky Historical Highway Marker Program, consisting mostly of correspondence of WKU President Kelly Thompson, a member of the Committee to Edit Inscriptions, and WKU faculty member Frances Richards, who consult with the state and Warren County chairmen concerning the content of proposed markers. Includes a 1963 report and other statistical data for the 1960s.


Ayars, Rebecca Caudill, 1899-1985 (Sc 3348), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Ayars, Rebecca Caudill, 1899-1985 (Sc 3348), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3348. Letter, 5 March 1958, of author Rebecca Caudill Ayars, Urbana, Illinois, to WKU faculty member Frances Richards. Owing to a previous engagement, she declines an invitation to WKU’s Leiper English Club dinner.


Ray, Joseph Malchus, 1907-1991 (Sc 3329), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Ray, Joseph Malchus, 1907-1991 (Sc 3329), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text scan of memoirs and photographs and digital files of interviews (Click on "Additional Files" below to access) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3329. Memoirs, sundry papers, and oral histories of Joseph Malchus Ray, a native of Warren County, Kentucky, who went on to teach at universities in Texas, Alabama and Maryland. He ended his career as president of the University of Texas at El Paso in 1968, but stayed on afterwards as the H.Y. Benedict Professor of Political Science at UTEP. The memoirs discuss in detail his professional and personal life and the values that ...


Civil War Collections In Manuscripts & Folklife Archives At Western Kentucky University, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Civil War 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 the Civil War. Included are letters and diaries of soldiers and civilians, military records and papers, and other, mostly unpublished material. Our collections are particularly strong on Bowling Green, Kentucky’s Civil War history and in documenting the experiences of Kentuckians or those who passed through Kentucky and surrounding states during the war.


Campbell, Christopher Coe (Sc 3330), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Campbell, Christopher Coe (Sc 3330), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3330. Summary of Dr. Delroy & Patricia Hire Internship performed by Christopher Coe Campbell in the Spring 2018 semester at Library Special Collections, Western Kentucky University. Includes interview with Jewell Keen about Douglas Keen of Scottsville and typescript of the same.


Ua12/2/55 Class Of 1931, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua12/2/55 Class Of 1931, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about the Class of 1931.


Ua1c2/18 Felts Log House Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/18 Felts Log House Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Felts Log House, includes images of the move to WKU campus.


Ua12/6/2 Diversity Programs - Events, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua12/6/2 Diversity Programs - Events, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Events sponsored by the Diversity Programs office.


Ua1c2/31 Garrett Conference Center Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/31 Garrett Conference Center Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Garrett Conference Center.


Ua12/2/53 Class Of 1928, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua12/2/53 Class Of 1928, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about the Class of 1928.


Ua12/2/58 Class Of 1941, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua12/2/58 Class Of 1941, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about the Class of 1941.


Ua1c2/62 Poland Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/62 Poland Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Poland Hall.


Ua1c2/65 Presidents' Home Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/65 Presidents' Home Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the WKU presidents' homes at 1700 Chestnut and State Street.


Ua1c2/76 Wetherby Administration Building Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/76 Wetherby Administration Building Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Wetherby Administration Building.


Ua1c2/79 Van Meter Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/79 Van Meter Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Van Meter Hall.


Ua1c3/4 Dignitaries/Visitors Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c3/4 Dignitaries/Visitors Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of dignitaries, visitors and entertainers who have visited Western Kentucky University.


Ua1c4/8 Military Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c4/8 Military Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of student military organizations.


Ua1c8/2 Illustrations / Artwork Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c8/2 Illustrations / Artwork Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of illustrations and artwork used in publications.