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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.


Ua1c2/83 Structures Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/83 Structures Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of structures on WKU campus. These include the bridge at the fort, the Cherry Sundial, Cherry Statue, Creed Monument, Diddle Statute, Guthrie Bell Tower, proposed Memorial Tower and the Spoonholder.


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.


Ua1c4/7 Student Groups & Association Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c4/7 Student Groups & Association Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of student groups and associations not otherwise listed.


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 Includes correspondence, published and unpublished articles, and photographs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.


Zephyrus, Western Kentucky University Jan 2015

Zephyrus, Western Kentucky University

Student Creative Writing

The fine arts magazine of Western Kentucky University at Bowling Green.


Ua1b3/5 Cherry Statue Committee, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1b3/5 Cherry Statue Committee, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by the Cherry Statue Committee in the course of raising funds for and directing the creation of the Henry Cherry Statue by sculptor Lorado Taft. Records created include meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, financial records and dedication programs.


Ua1c11/61 Gary Ransdell Photo Collection, Wku Archives, Virginia Brothers, Aaron Shuford Jan 2015

Ua1c11/61 Gary Ransdell Photo Collection, Wku Archives, Virginia Brothers, Aaron Shuford

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs pulled from WKU President Gary Ransdell's papers.


Ua1c11/46 Walter Nalbach Photo Collection, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1c11/46 Walter Nalbach Photo Collection, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs of Walter Nalbach, Kentucky Industrial Education Association and his retirement dinner. Includes images of furniture made by Nalbach.


Ua1c11/54 Nelson Graham Photo Collection, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1c11/54 Nelson Graham Photo Collection, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs taken by Nelson Graham for Ivan Wilson's art class.


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.


Ua1c11/30 Ivan Wilson Photo Collection, Wku Archives Jan 2014

Ua1c11/30 Ivan Wilson Photo Collection, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs removed from MSS 356 Ivan Wilson Papers.


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.


“East Meets West”: Symphony Television Production, Nathanael Hovee May 2012

“East Meets West”: Symphony Television Production, Nathanael Hovee

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

“East Meets West”: Symphony Television Production is a multi-camera broadcasting project covering WKU Symphony’s live performance titled “East Meets West” in Van Meter Hall on March 16, 2012. The project involved recording the WKU Symphony’s ninety-minute live performance using seven professional high-definition cameras throughout the auditorium and directing camera operators from the television control booth. The footage from each camera was synced in post-production and edited down for regional broadcast and distribution. The final video includes a majority of the pieces presented during the performance on March 16, as well as brief informative interviews with members of the ...


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.


Ua68/5 Art, Wku Archives Jan 2012

Ua68/5 Art, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about the Art Department and Art Club including some materials from before its inclusion in Potter College.

Subseries 1: Publications

Publications created by and about the Art Department, particularly posters, brochures, and catalogs for art exhibitions.

Subseries 2: Administration/Curriculum

Records created by Art Department faculty and staff regarding the administration of the unit and curriculum.

Subseries 3: Student Organizations

Records created by the Art Club.


Ua68/5/1 Senior Art Show Catalog, Wku Art Apr 2011

Ua68/5/1 Senior Art Show Catalog, Wku Art

WKU Archives Records

Exhibition catalog showcasing the work of senior art students in a variety of mediums.


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.


Remember Me When I Am Gone - Exhibition (Fa 530), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2010

Remember Me When I Am Gone - Exhibition (Fa 530), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 530. Materials related to the quilt exhibition, "Remember Me When I Gone," held at the Kentucky Museum, Western Kentucky University in 1995. Includes interviews with quiltmakers about their friendship and memory quilts.


Ua68/5/1 Senior Art Show Catalog, Wku Art Apr 2010

Ua68/5/1 Senior Art Show Catalog, Wku Art

WKU Archives Records

Exhibition catalog showcasing senior art students work in a variety of mediums.


Ua68/5/1 Senior Art Show Catalog, Wku Art Apr 2009

Ua68/5/1 Senior Art Show Catalog, Wku Art

WKU Archives Records

Exhibition catalog showcasing works by senior art students in a variety of mediums.


Ua32/4/1 Women & Kids Learning Together Summer Camp, Wku Gender & Women's Studies Jun 2008

Ua32/4/1 Women & Kids Learning Together Summer Camp, Wku Gender & Women's Studies

WKU Archives Records

Booklet reviewing events at Women & Kids Learning Together Summer Camp.