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Rawlins, Arline Mclean (Perkins), 1899-1962 (Mss 647), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2018

Rawlins, Arline Mclean (Perkins), 1899-1962 (Mss 647), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 647. Material about the hooked rug designs created and executed by Arline McLean (Perkins) Rawlins of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes correspondence, published and unpublished articles, and photographs


Ua1c11/98 Nina Hammer Photo Collection, Wku Archives Jan 2018

Ua1c11/98 Nina Hammer Photo Collection, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs of and by Nina Hammer.


Ua1c11/80 Wku Photo Album, Wku Archives Jan 2016

Ua1c11/80 Wku Photo Album, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

WKU photograph album, available online at: https://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4210


Downing, Joseph Dudley, 1925-2007 (Sc 2917), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2015

Downing, Joseph Dudley, 1925-2007 (Sc 2917), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2917. Letters of artist Joseph Dudley Downing to Riley Handy, Kentucky Museum, WKU, regarding an exhibition of his work that opened at the museum on 28 March 1993. Downing discusses the content of the exhibition, associated printed matter and the return of unsold items, and provides background on the works “Isidore’s Door,” “Michael’s Door,” “The Window of Arthemise Fougerousse” and “The Chicken Bones.” Includes an unidentifed commentary on some of his paintings, and a list of 11 works to be exhibited.


Quilts - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 2864), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2014

Quilts - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 2864), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2864. Correspondence, promotional material and planning notes for a quilt registry in Logan County, Kentucky, sponsored by the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society and a subsequent exhibit at the Kentucky Museum, Western Kentucky University.


Bunning, Mary (Sc 1167), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Bunning, Mary (Sc 1167), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1167. Thank you note from Mary Bunning, Southgate, Kentucky, to Earlene Chelf, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Bunning expresses delight for tour of the Kentucky Building at WKU, that Chelf hosted. Notecard is print of one of Mary’s paintings.


Kimbrough, Mary Alice (Sexton), 1907-1991 (Mss 159), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Kimbrough, Mary Alice (Sexton), 1907-1991 (Mss 159), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 159. Family correspondence, greeting cards, handicrafts, and newspaper clippings of Mary Kimbrough, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Also items from various family members.


Kentucky Save Outdoor Sculpture Project (Sc 912), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Kentucky Save Outdoor Sculpture Project (Sc 912), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 912. The Kentucky Save Outdoor Sculpture Project was part of a national project, coordinated in Warren County by Jonathan Jeffrey. Included are correspondence; completed questionnaires about Warren County sculptures; less detailed listing of other sculptures in state; news release; and newspaper article.


Downing, Joseph Dudley, 1925-2007 (Sc 2598), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2012

Downing, Joseph Dudley, 1925-2007 (Sc 2598), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2598. Letters from artist Joseph Dudley Downing, France, to Elinor Green (later Hunter), who worked for the United States State Department in Bern, Switzerland. They discuss their shared interest in art and discuss upcoming visits. Also includes letters from Joseph’s brother, Dero Downing, to Green discussing the possibility of donating artwork to Western Kentucky University.


Wilson, Ivan, 1889-1981 (Sc 625), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Wilson, Ivan, 1889-1981 (Sc 625), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 625. Photocopies of records – letters, lists, autobiographies – pertaining to Ivan Wilson of Hazel, Kentucky, an art teacher at Western Kentucky University for years and an artist, whose paintings were sold through the Kentucky Museum from 1955-1973. These transactions were handled and the records kept by Gayle Carver, Kentucky Museum curator.


Galloway, Ewing, 1881-1953 (Sc 2502), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Galloway, Ewing, 1881-1953 (Sc 2502), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2502. Correspondence of Ewing Galloway, a native of Henderson, Kentucky and the owner of a photography service in New York City, with Mary Marks, a geography professor at Western Kentucky University, related to a gift of photographs made to the Kentucky Library & Museum at WKU. Also includes clippings, chiefly related to Galloway’s return to Henderson, Kentucky and the gift to WKU.


Wilson, Ivan, 1889-1981 (Mss 356), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2011

Wilson, Ivan, 1889-1981 (Mss 356), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 356. Correspondence, photographs, sketches and drawings, writings, journals and clippings of or relating to Ivan Wilson, an artist and faculty member in the Art Department at Western Kentucky University from 1920 to 1958. Includes some materials related to other artists.


Bousman, Louise Tate, 1906-1979 (Sc 99), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2011

Bousman, Louise Tate, 1906-1979 (Sc 99), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 99. Paper, 1935 (41 p.), entitled "Handwoven Textiles," written by Louise Tate Bousman, Louisville, Kentucky, which is a summary of material gathered for a textile show held at the Kentucky Library & Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. There are photos and samples included and the the paper is indexed. Also letters of Miss Bousman, 1935, 1945, news clipping and printed item related to weaving.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 22, Wku Student Affairs Nov 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 22, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua1b1/7 Wku Centennial Mosaic Dedication, Western Kentucky University Nov 2006

Ua1b1/7 Wku Centennial Mosaic Dedication, Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

Dedication program for the WKU Centennial Mosaic and fountain, includes sky map for Founders Day, November 16, 2006.


Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program Jan 1996

Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program

WKU Archives Records

The WKU Student Honors Research Bulletin is dedicated to scholarly involvement and student research. These papers are representative of work done by students from throughout the university.

  • Brooks, Lynnette and Cindy Calisi. The Effect of Selenium Supplementation on the Immune Response of Mice with Experimental Chagas' Disease
  • Hildreth, John. Teasing the Muse
  • Jenkins, Rhonda. Steinbeck's Portraits of Prostitutes: Progression of an Author's Vision
  • Kirkham, Michelle. The Prenatal Use of Crack Cocaine: How It Affects Children and How Schools Can Respond
  • Gibson, Jeanette and Juli McCay. Circadian Rhythm of Brain GABA Levels in the Cockroach, Leucophaea Maderae
  • Patterson, Dana ...


Ua37/21/2 Research Interview, William Jenkins, Suzanne Hansen Jan 1992

Ua37/21/2 Research Interview, William Jenkins, Suzanne Hansen

Faculty/Staff Personal Papers

Research interview with Suzanne Hansen owner-operator of Recycled Revolution. The tape has quite a lot of background noise which occasionally make it difficult to hear what is being said.

For more information regarding Recycled Revolution see:

  • Apodaca, Rose. New-Age Junkies, Los Angeles Times, 4/23/1993.


Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program Jan 1987

Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program

WKU Archives Records

The WKU Student Honors Research Bulletin is dedicated to scholarly involvement and student research. These papers are representative of work done by students from throughout the university.

  • Baum, Carole. A Glance at Phenomenology and Its Approach to Literary Criticism, 1987
  • Coble, Terrell. Personality Determinants: Research Results and Implications for Intervention, 1987
  • Crase, Kim. Recent Developments in Products Liability, 1987
  • Flora, Joan. Simms's Frontier Characters, 1987
  • Ford, Doug, David Gray and Nick Nauman. Right-to-Work Laws, 1987
  • Gray, Michael. Through Pontormo's Eyes, 1987
  • Jackson, Jewel. Is Creativity Teachable? 1987
  • Logsdon, Doug. James I as King Lear, 1987
  • Schneringer, Joseph. Weather ...


Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program Jan 1986

Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program

WKU Archives Records

The WKU Student Honors Research Bulletin is dedicated to scholarly involvement and student research. These papers are representative of work done by students from throughout the university.

  • Padilla, Anne. First and Second Language Acquisition: A Comparison
  • Scott, Angela. Salted and Unsalted Snacks: Taste Preferences of Second Grade Students in a Rural Area School
  • Fuqua, Nancy. Acceptance by High School Students of Muffins Containing Supplemental Soy Polysaccharides
  • Mans, Glee. Preference Levels of High School Freshmen for Four Cheese Food Products
  • Denney, Pam. Consumer Acceptance of UHT Choclate Lowfat Milk
  • Harris, Carla. Jacques-Louis David: Raphael of the Sansculottes
  • Vaughn, James. Corporate Reorganization ...


Ua68/13/4 Bowling Green, Vol. 5, No. 2, Kelly Thompson Chapter, Public Relations Student Society Apr 1985

Ua68/13/4 Bowling Green, Vol. 5, No. 2, Kelly Thompson Chapter, Public Relations Student Society

Student Organizations

Magazine produced by senior seminar class in public relations with the Kelly Thompson Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America and students in the WKU Department of Journalism.

Regular features include:

  • Reflections
  • Business
  • Art
  • Community Service
  • Reminiscing
  • Curiosities
  • Entertainment

This issue includes articles:

  • Dunkel, Missy. It's 3:30 p.m. What Are Your Kids Doing? - Drug Abuse
  • Thomley, Mike. Illiteracy: The Hidden Handicap
  • Jones, Linda. Education: Improvement at the Grass Roots Level
  • Rappaport, Jessica. Poems Mirror Poet's Life - Lillie Carter


Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program Jan 1982

Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program

WKU Archives Records

The WKU Student Honors Research Bulletin is dedicated to scholarly involvement and student research. These papers are representative of work done by students from throughout the university.

  • Garvin, Catherine. The Recognition of Anticipatory Grieving and Associated Needs of the Family of a Critically Ill Patient
  • Parks, Barbara. Energy Properties of Textiles
  • Martin, Lanna. A Historical Approach to the Understanding of Civil Disobedience
  • Atwood, Tammy. The Computer Manufacturing Industry and the Burroughs Corporation
  • Allen, Christopher. The Battle of Marathon: Athens' Magnificent Triumph
  • Martin, Lanna. Melville's Creation of Captain Vere as Pontius Pilate in Billy Budd
  • Boles, Barbara. Emerson's Uriel ...


Ua11/2 Art Exhibit, Wku Public Affairs Dec 1980

Ua11/2 Art Exhibit, Wku Public Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Press release regarding Shoe Fantasies exhibit by Charles Forrester.


Ua11/2 Wku To Display Works Of Art Faculty, Wku Public Affairs Aug 1980

Ua11/2 Wku To Display Works Of Art Faculty, Wku Public Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Press release announcing art exhibit of WKU Art faculty.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald Magazine, Wku Student Affairs Apr 1979

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald Magazine, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

College Heights Herald Magazine, articles in this issue:

  • The Marsupial Awards
  • Holman, Connie. In Search of … Graduates Should Remember All the Little Things
  • Benson, Steve. Pledges’ Allegiance – Omega Psi Phi
  • Fish, Tom. Drawing Attention – Roland Gibbons
  • A Year in Review


Ua12/2/1 Fall Fashion '78, Wku Student Affairs Sep 1978

Ua12/2/1 Fall Fashion '78, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

College Heights Herald magazine featuring fall fashions for 1978. Articles in this issue:

  • Hancock, Catherine, Holman, Connie. Annie Hall Fashions Fall Look
  • Fish, Tim. Men’s Clothes Closer Fitting
  • Galloway, Amy. Accessories Make Sophisticated Look Soft, Feminine
  • Holman, Connie. Full Skirts, Short Coats Alter Suits
  • Stevens, Vickie. Almost Anything Goes, from Leotard Sets to Tuxedo Look
  • Malone, Roger. Dry Cleaning Must for Fancy Fashions
  • Fish, Tim. Woody Allen’s Style Original, Less Fakey – but Slightly Strange
  • Estok, Steve. Heels, Toes to Accent Fall Shoes
  • Stockings Hint of Yesterday
  • Galloway, Amy. Dressier Attitudes Affect Casual Look
  • Malone, Roger. Gold, Silver Chains ...


Ua12/2/1 L'Esprit, Wku Student Affairs Dec 1976

Ua12/2/1 L'Esprit, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

A special edition of the College Heights Herald featuring student and faculty poets:

  • Metzger, Bill. In or Out World
  • Marcum, Steve. Poets
  • Stage One
  • Shanklin, Tip. In Cold Ceremony
  • Edelen, Stephen. Memory Lane
  • Medley, Joy. The Awakening
  • Morehead, Maureen. Learning to Play
  • Newbolt, Denise. The Last Dance
  • Morehead, Maureen. Adam & the Nail File
  • Stroder, Elwood. Cemetery
  • Hogan, Carolyn. Memory
  • Marcum, Steve. The Rose House – 1803
  • Kerrick, Sara. Untitled
  • Weber, Sue. Time
  • Buchanan, Clay. An Observation
  • Simpson, George. As I Watch the Mountain Seasons Change
  • Webb, Vaughan. Ethnic Dishes
  • Surface, David. The Perfect Line
  • Minor, Cynthia. Locomotion
  • Art as an Expression ...


Ua11/2 August 29 Reception To Open Wku Faculty Art Exhibition, Wku Public Affairs Aug 1976

Ua11/2 August 29 Reception To Open Wku Faculty Art Exhibition, Wku Public Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Press release announcing exhibit of WKU Art faculty.


Ua12/2/1 L'Esprit, Wku Student Affairs Dec 1974

Ua12/2/1 L'Esprit, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Special edition of College Heights Herald featuring student poets and artists.

  • Oelze, Deborah. Welcome Home
  • Marcum, Joe. Negation
  • Newbolt, Denis. The Fall Runner
  • Meluch, Jerry. Step of Greeting
  • Tope, Becky. Love Should Be Like That
  • Henton, Marty. Reminiscing
  • Thompson, Celeste. Brisk November Day
  • Henton, Marty. Metamorphosis
  • Minor, Cindy. When Love of Life Lingers
  • Sevigny, Maurice. Blueberries for Freud
  • Wright, Lynn. The Misty Mountains
  • Sevigny, Maurice. Sailboats Stacked for Winter
  • Whitley, Susan. Age to Youth


Intercultural Influences In Early Peruvian Ceramic Design And Decoration, Clinton Pace Aug 1973

Intercultural Influences In Early Peruvian Ceramic Design And Decoration, Clinton Pace

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

About eleven thousand years ago the earliest known human inhabitants of the Central Andean area began a lifestyle which developed into some of the richest cultures of the ancient American civilizations. The people living in this thirteen-hundred-mile arid mountain zone, which is now the nation of Peru, produced some of the most outstanding examples of ceramics in the world before the birth of Christ.

The purpose of this study was to examine representative examples from various early Peruvian cultures in an attempt to identify their characteristics and to determine the extent to which the pottery forms of certain early cultures ...


Ua11/2 Faculty Works On Exhibit At Wku, Wku Public Affairs Mar 1973

Ua11/2 Faculty Works On Exhibit At Wku, Wku Public Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Press release announcing exhibit of WKU Art faculty.