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Smiths Grove College - Smiths Grove, Kentucky (Sc 2649), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2012

Smiths Grove College - Smiths Grove, Kentucky (Sc 2649), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2649. Subscription lists, receipts and other financial records related to the operation of Smiths Grove College in Smiths Grove, Kentucky. Does include a debate outline demanding equal rights for women.


Robinson, Helen E., 1905-1986 And Ruth Robinson, 1897-1991 (Mss 437), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2012

Robinson, Helen E., 1905-1986 And Ruth Robinson, 1897-1991 (Mss 437), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 437. Correspondence of Ruth and Helen E. Robinson, chiefly with cousins and other family members. Most of the letters are incoming Christmas cards filled with family information.


Ladies Literary Society - Lewisburg, Kentucky (Sc 793), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2012

Ladies Literary Society - Lewisburg, Kentucky (Sc 793), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 793. Photocopy of the minutes of the Ladies’ Literary Society of Lewisburg, Kentucky, 15 November 1911 to 27 March 1912. Lists those in attendance, topics discussed, and writings by the secretary and others.


Moore, Gilbertine Douglass, 1914-2008 (Mss 435), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2012

Moore, Gilbertine Douglass, 1914-2008 (Mss 435), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 435. Correspondence, autograph albums, travel accounts and other miscellaneous material of Franklin, Kentucky native Gilbertine Moore. Moore owned a seed inspection business in Franklin and was interested in the arts, nature, and writing.


Whitaker, Matilda Lucretia, B. 1841 (Mss 434), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2012

Whitaker, Matilda Lucretia, B. 1841 (Mss 434), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 434. Photocopies of the Civil War diaries of Matilda Lucretia Whitaker, Grove Spring, Logan County, Kentucky. Whitaker sympathized with the South and noted the activities of Confederate troops in Russellville. Poetry and songs are also included.


Mansfield, Marietta, 1917-2003 (Mss 426), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

Mansfield, Marietta, 1917-2003 (Mss 426), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 426. Correspondence and genealogical research collected by Marietta Mansfield, a native of Warren County, Kentucky, and a Methodist minister that served various churches in Kentucky. The bulk of the collection relates to the Mansfield and Osborn(e)families of Kentucky and West Virginia. Includes letters written by Mansfield while serving as a missionary in India during the 1950s.


Cook, Elizabeth Charlotte (Mss 403), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

Cook, Elizabeth Charlotte (Mss 403), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 403. Letters written by various male friends, many in military service during World War II, to Elizabeth Charlotte Cook while she was in school at Campbellsville College, Campbellsville, Kentucky and Western Kentucky State Teachers College, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Some of the letters are of a courtship nature.


Salyers, Mary Alice, 1910-1998 - Letters To (Mss 430), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

Salyers, Mary Alice, 1910-1998 - Letters To (Mss 430), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 430. Courtship letters sent to Mary Alice Salyers, Somerset, Kentucky from various suitors, chiefly Charles Duke Payne, a Christian minister and her future husband, Richard Allen Hays.


Tynes, Lillian Iona, 1925-2010 (Mss 431), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

Tynes, Lillian Iona, 1925-2010 (Mss 431), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 431. Sundry items from Lillian Iona Tynes’s childhood and adolescence in Russellville, Kentucky, including greeting and holiday cards, correspondence, diaries, report cards, programs from school functions, news clippings, church programs, and more.


Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864 - Relating To (Mss 423), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2012

Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864 - Relating To (Mss 423), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 423. Family letters, notes and typescripted scrapbook items (primarily contemporary newspaper articles) relating to the family and career of Confederate raider John Hunt Morgan.


Decantillon, Mary E. (Sc 514), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2012

Decantillon, Mary E. (Sc 514), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 514. Autograph album of Mary E. DeCantillon of Louisville, Kentucky, which contains essays as well as autographs.


Perry, Emily Bailey, 1844-1923 (Sc 513), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2012

Perry, Emily Bailey, 1844-1923 (Sc 513), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 513. Album containing autographs of Civil War Confederate soldiers. It was found on a Southern battlefield and was presented to Emily Perry of Hopkinsville, Kentucky by an unidentified friend in 1866. Includes autographs of Kentucky soldiers, some having served with John Hunt Morgan.


Hassman, Drusilla (Hand), 1875-1971 (Mss 413), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2012

Hassman, Drusilla (Hand), 1875-1971 (Mss 413), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 413. Chiefly courtship letters addressed to Drusilla (Hand) Hassman, Evansville, Indiana from various male admirers. Also correspondence with her husband, Fred Hassman, and letters sent to them as a married couple from friends and family.


Ware, Josiah William, 1802-1883 (Sc 2561), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2012

Ware, Josiah William, 1802-1883 (Sc 2561), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text (click on "Additional Files" below) of Manuscripts Small Collection 2561. Letter of Josiah William Ware, written from Greensburg, Kentucky to his cousin Winifred Williams, Paris, Kentucky. Ware provides anecdotes relating to his travel, including an acquaintance’s account of a conversation with the guards of accused murderer Jereboam O. Beauchamp about evidence of his guilt.


Condict Family Letters (Sc 21), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Condict Family Letters (Sc 21), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 21. Letter written by Rebecca Condict, Warrick County, Indiana, to her sister, Mrs. Mary Condict, Ohio County, Kentucky, 1830, advising frequent bathing as a cure for sickness, and a letter written by Uzal Condict from McLennan County, Texas, to his wife Mary, describing his trip to Texas, 1859.


Daughters Of America - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 499), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Daughters Of America - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 499), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 499. Officers’ bonds of Val Frey as trustee and William Breitenstein as recording secretary of Banner Council, No. 7, Daughters of America, Louisville, Kentucky.


Ferrell Family Papers, 1878-1959 (Mss 60), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Ferrell Family Papers, 1878-1959 (Mss 60), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 60. Correspondence of Thomas V. Ferrell, teacher and businessman, and of his wife, Winnie, 1885-1937 (58 items), and of their daughter Thelma, 1924-1957 (94 items), of Somerset, Kentucky; Ferrell family legal papers, 1923-1939 (7 items); notes of Thelma, who worked for the Somerset Journal for years; and miscellaneous receipts, clippings, etc.


Hines, Duncan, 1880-1959 (Mss 410), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Hines, Duncan, 1880-1959 (Mss 410), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 410. Materials relating to Duncan Hines and the marketing of the “Duncan Hines” brand of food products. Includes obituary notices for Duncan Hines, ice cream franchise agreement, stock certificate books for related companies, and a study on marketing the brand to consumers, especially women.


Jones, Mary (Kendall), 1806?-1884 (Sc 488), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2012

Jones, Mary (Kendall), 1806?-1884 (Sc 488), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 488. Photocopy of paper entitled “Reminiscences of the Life and Teachings of Mary Kendall Jones while
a Resident of this City,” written by a former student, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, sometime during the period of 1883 to 1887.


Richardson, Laura Elizabeth (Ferguson), 1908-1986 (Sc 2546), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Richardson, Laura Elizabeth (Ferguson), 1908-1986 (Sc 2546), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2546. Laura Elizabeth Richardson’s notebook containing holographic notes about the history of quilting. Notebook includes hand executed quilt pattern images in ink, poems, definitions of quilting terms, and textile descriptions. Includes notes about the provenance of Richardson’s quilt collectionand her furniture.


Wright, Linda Sue (Sc 2548), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Wright, Linda Sue (Sc 2548), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2548. Letter written by Linda Sue Wright, Smiths Grove, Kentucky, to Martha Rasdall explaining that she had selected Rasdall as her "little sister" in the Future Homemakers of America chapter at North Warren High School.


Campbell, May E. (Sc 510), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Campbell, May E. (Sc 510), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 510. Autograph album of May E. Campbell, Newport, Kentucky, 1883-1885, which contains autographs of Bowling Green, Kentucky friends. Also, a 1972 letter from Florence Cooksey, Madison, Wisconsin, a relative of Miss Campbell.


Burnam, Mattie, 1865-1924 (Sc 509), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Burnam, Mattie, 1865-1924 (Sc 509), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 509. Autograph album, 1879-1881, of Miss Burnam of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes sentiments written by Lida Calvert who later published under the name Eliza Calvert Hall.


Washington, William Armstead, 1800-1883 (Sc 506), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Washington, William Armstead, 1800-1883 (Sc 506), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 506. Memory album containing poetry written by William Armstead Washington, Logan County, Kentucky, some of which was written for his sisters, Sarah Virginia and Louisa Fairfax. Also, a poem written by J.A.C. Boyer which he dedicated to Sarah V. Washington, and holographic notes (2) are included.


Potter, Blanche Genevieve (Jamison), 1860-1942 (Sc 512), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Potter, Blanche Genevieve (Jamison), 1860-1942 (Sc 512), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 512. Autograph album covering the years that Miss Jamison, of Nashville, Tennessee, was a student at Ward Seminary, Nashville, Tennessee. In 1881 Miss Jamison married J. Whit Potter of Bowling Green.


Stockdale, Elizabeth Ann, 1821-1840 (Sc 507), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Stockdale, Elizabeth Ann, 1821-1840 (Sc 507), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 507. Autograph album of Elizabeth Ann Stockdale, Russellville, Logan County, Kentucky, which contains essays as well as poems. Includes a poem written in 1869 for Miss Stockdale’s mother after Elizabeth Stockdale’s death. Also, a loose holographic copy of one of the album’s poems.


Philips, Emanie (Nahm) Sachs Arling, 1893-1981 - Relating To (Sc 2533), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2012

Philips, Emanie (Nahm) Sachs Arling, 1893-1981 - Relating To (Sc 2533), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2533. Typewritten remarks, author unknown, about Emanie Nahm’s 1924 novel, Talk. The reviewer speculates on the people and places in Nahm’s home town of Bowling Green, Kentucky, on which the novel may have been based, and refers to a reported visit to Nahm in Bowling Green by the author Rebecca West.


Selby, Cornelia Frances, 1916-2005 (Sc 2530), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2012

Selby, Cornelia Frances, 1916-2005 (Sc 2530), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2530. Letters from Cornelia Frances “Fran” Selby to her sister, Mary Agnes Selby in Utica, Ohio, written during Cornelia’s service in the Women’s Army Corps at Camp Campbell, Kentucky. She writes of her activities, her anticipated furlough and their male acquaintances.


Strange Collection (Mss 42), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2012

Strange Collection (Mss 42), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 42. Correspondence, 1864-1878 (8); journal, 1852-1883; scrapbooks (2); Manuscript: “House of Madison and McDowell in Kentucky,” 1888; family genealogical data; slave records; etc., of Agatha (Rochester) Strange, 1832-1896, a lifelong resident of Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Moore, Nancy Elam, 1807-1889 (Mss 405), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2012

Moore, Nancy Elam, 1807-1889 (Mss 405), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 405. Journal of Nancy Elam Moore, an eldress of the Shaker colony at South Union, Kentucky, describing life in the colony during the Civil War, 1861-1863, especially visitation and exploitation by both Union and Confederate forces. Includes a diary of unknown authorship recording daily life at the colony in 1866. The original diary is owned by the Dayton [Ohio] Public Library.