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Bowling Green Music Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 457), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Bowling Green Music Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 457), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 457. Minutes, governing documents, yearbooks, programs for public concerts, membership information, various reports, and news clippings for the Woman’s Music Club, the Bowling Green Music Club and the Bowling Green Junior Music Club.


Bowling Green, Kentucky Musical Fund Society (Mss 460), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Bowling Green, Kentucky Musical Fund Society (Mss 460), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 460. Minutes, financial records, governing documents and miscellaneous items of the Bowling Green Musical Fund Society, which was established in 1872 for “the cultivation of music and the social enjoyment of its members.”


Webster, Pauline (Martin) Tabor, 1905-1992 (Sc 1192), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Webster, Pauline (Martin) Tabor, 1905-1992 (Sc 1192), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1192. Card to David Helm, Bowling Green, Kentucky, in which Pauline Tabor Webster tells him she will look for a catalog of her 1973 antiques sale.


Webster, Pauline (Martin) Tabor, 1905-1992 (Sc 1180), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Webster, Pauline (Martin) Tabor, 1905-1992 (Sc 1180), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1180. Cards and letters, 1984-1991 (10), from Pauline Tabor Webster, Universal City, Texas, to Mitchell Leichhardt, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Originally from Bowling Green, Webster discusses mutual friends, family affairs, and past and present events. Also related data.


Minton, Stella (Phelps), 1892-1986, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Minton, Stella (Phelps), 1892-1986, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text (click on "Additional Files") for Manuscripts Small Collection 2773. Commemorative material about Butler County, Kentucky native Stella (Phleps) Minton, which includes remembrances by relatives and excerpts from Stella’s letters to her daughter, Elizabeth “Betty” Allen (Minton) Upton. Much of this material was included in a book titled Memory is a Wonderful Thing: The Life and Letters of Stella Minton by Larry Upton and Judy McDonald and presented at the Upton Family Reunion, Phoenix, Arizona, 27-28 September 2013. Includes commemorative bookmark from the reunion.


Street, James William, 1858-1944 (Mss 478), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Street, James William, 1858-1944 (Mss 478), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 478. Account books and journals of James William Street, recording his activities and local events, primarily in Henderson and Lyon counties in Kentucky. He also records the 1908-1909 activities of the Night Riders in the region.


Wku Library Special Collections & Wku Archives Genealogy Research, Suellyn Lathrop Sep 2013

Wku Library Special Collections & Wku Archives Genealogy Research, Suellyn Lathrop

Suellyn Lathrop

Research guide to genealogical materials in the WKU Library Special Collections and WKU Archives. Revised 6/2016.


Massachusetts Abolition Society - Boston, Massachusetts (Sc 1084), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2013

Massachusetts Abolition Society - Boston, Massachusetts (Sc 1084), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1084. Photocopy of a circular letter written by Executive Committee member H. Cummings, Boston, Massachusetts, to Society members in Ashburnham, Massachusetts, asking their assistance in paying off the organization’s indebtedness.


Hodges, Ida Leighton, 1885-1949 (Sc 1025), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Hodges, Ida Leighton, 1885-1949 (Sc 1025), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1028. Letters commending Hodges for a variety of civic activities, including her work as coordinator of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration and Civil Works Administration in Bowling Green, Kentucky during the 1930s.


Kentucky Federation Of Music Clubs (Mss 461), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Kentucky Federation Of Music Clubs (Mss 461), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 461. Constitution and by-laws, programs from annual conventions, news clippings, and a “traveling” scrapbook from 1946-1947 that documents activities of the Federation’s affiliate clubs.


Bowling Green Warren County Bicentennial Commission (Mss 122), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Bowling Green Warren County Bicentennial Commission (Mss 122), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 122. Correspondence, minutes, calendars, financial reports, and promotional material of the Commission which was created to oversee the bicentennial celebrations of Warren County, Kentucky (1 March 1997) and Bowling Green (1 March 1998).


Mothers Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 113), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Mothers Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 113), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 113. Organizational records including minutes, financial and attendance reports, yearbooks, and newspaper clippings related to the Mothers Club, a group of concerned mothers who formed the Bowling Green club in 1925 for educational purposes. The group formally dissolved in 1998.


Ellis, Beulah (Collins), 1886?-1975 - Telegrams To (Sc 951), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Ellis, Beulah (Collins), 1886?-1975 - Telegrams To (Sc 951), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 951. Telegrams, 1937, n.d. (3), sent to Beulah Collins Ellis, Bowling Green, Kentucky, by her daughters Lena and Dot, as birthday and Mother’s Day remembrances.


Third District, Kentucky Branch Of The National Congress Of Parents And Teachers - Minutes (Sc 2687), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Third District, Kentucky Branch Of The National Congress Of Parents And Teachers - Minutes (Sc 2687), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts 2687. Minutes of the Third District, Kentucky Branch of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers. Minutes were kept in a notebook in chronological order.


Boaz, Peggy Bradley, B. 1951 (Sc 979), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Boaz, Peggy Bradley, B. 1951 (Sc 979), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 979. Thesis titled, “The Oral Folk History Surrounding the Life of William Bernard ‘Big Six’ Henderson,” written by Peggy Bradley Boaz for Western Kentucky University’s Folk Studies Program, 1976. Also associated newspaper clippings, 1978, 1987 (2).


Warren County Kentucky Homemakers Project (Fa 82), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Warren County Kentucky Homemakers Project (Fa 82), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 82. These interviews examine the lives of rural women through their membership in the Warren County Homemakers Extension Program. Former extension agents and members recall their experiences in the organization and the significance of the education programs in preparing them to adapt to new technologies and to move from farm life to public work.


Hines, Margaret Gates (Nicholls), 1878-1941 (Sc 669), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Hines, Margaret Gates (Nicholls), 1878-1941 (Sc 669), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 669. History of the Current Events Club, formed in 1902, written by Mrs. Margaret (Nicholls) Hines, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes a typescripted 1931 newspaper article with club history.


Ford, Bess (Sc 2664), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Ford, Bess (Sc 2664), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2664. Paper titled "Outlaws of Kentucky" by Bess Ford which examines individual outlaws from Kentucky history.


Ua12/2/33 Whips & Chains, Wku Association For The Study Of African American Life & History Feb 2013

Ua12/2/33 Whips & Chains, Wku Association For The Study Of African American Life & History

WKU Archives Records

Invitation to first WKU Association for the Study of African American Life & History event entitled Whips & Chains.


Ua3/9/7 President's Office-Ransdell Correspondence, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/9/7 President's Office-Ransdell Correspondence, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Selected correspondence not duplicated in the Reading File. Contains incoming correspondence and responses.


Ua3/1/2/2 President's Office-Cherry Correspondence - Special, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/1/2/2 President's Office-Cherry Correspondence - Special, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Special correspondence regarding Western Kentucky University. This series runs concurrently with the General Correspondence and there is no indication of what makes it special. Of special note is correspondence regarding the Student Army Training Corps, World War I veterans and construction of Cherry Hall. Incoming letters are mainly addressed to Henry Hardin Cherry. Responses are made by Cherry and occasionally by faculty and staff. The president's secretary Mattie McLean is the author of some of the letters signed by Cherry.


Ua35/11 Honors Program, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua35/11 Honors Program, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about the Honors Program. Includes brochures, awards programs, student handbooks, newsletters and research publications.