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Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Mss 62), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2016

Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Mss 62), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 62. Diary of Shaker eldress Nancy E. Moore, and a journal, probably kept by Shaker eldress Lucy Shannon. The diary and journal record life in the Shaker colony at South Union, Kentucky, with Moore’s diary focused on the Civil War years 1863-1864.


Tapley, Corinne R., B. 1892 (Sc 3060), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Tapley, Corinne R., B. 1892 (Sc 3060), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3060. The Little Colonel’s Good Times Book (Boston: L. C. Page, 1909) containing birthday records and diary entries of Corinne R. Tapley, Watertown, New York, from January 1910 to September 1912. She writes of social occasions, travel to New York City, graduating from high school, and participation in a wedding party.


Wedding Family Papers (Sc 3053), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2016

Wedding Family Papers (Sc 3053), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid for Manuscripts Small Collection 3053. Miscellaneous papers of the Wedding family of Ohio County, Kentucky: “A Soldier’s Valentine,” a Spanish-American War-era poem by C. L. Wedding; clippings, including article about the poem and obituary of Denver E. Wedding; 1942 Hopkins County Rationing Board notice appointing Christine Wedding as a registrar; and 1942 letter to Christine Wedding from a serviceman’s wife regarding his departure overseas. For Spanish-American War related material in this collection, click on "Additional Files" below.


Rasdall, Lillie F., 1885-1908 (Sc 3045), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2016

Rasdall, Lillie F., 1885-1908 (Sc 3045), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3045. Letter, 16 January 1907, of Lillie Rasdall, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to S. E. Mantz, Webster, Iowa. In reply to his personal ad, she describes herself and offers to exchange photographs. She remarks that she moved to Bowling Green from the country three years ago, and praises the city’s churches, especially the Roman Catholic church.


Nocquet, Emilie, 1830?-1883 (Sc 3020), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2016

Nocquet, Emilie, 1830?-1883 (Sc 3020), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3020. Letters of Emilie Nocquet, Chicago, Illinois, to Catherine Gerard, Bowling Green, Kentucky. On 19 September 1865, she writes of her family in New Albany, Indiana, her husband’s business, and her affection for Catherine’s young daughter. On 22 February 1866, she relates further news of her family and husband, and wonders if Catherine has another baby; in light of her delicate health, she suggests that Catherine send her husband “trav[e]ling” and offers to help “give him a good whip[p]ing.”


Crase, Donny G., 1930-2005 (Sc 3046), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2016

Crase, Donny G., 1930-2005 (Sc 3046), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3046. Letters written to Donny Gene Crase chiefly from his girlfriend and future wife, Cinda Sparkman, and his parents in Letcher County, Kentucky. The letters discuss family matters and local happenings.


Moore, Mary (Taylor) Leiper, 1885-1973 - Collector (Sc 2992), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2016

Moore, Mary (Taylor) Leiper, 1885-1973 - Collector (Sc 2992), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2992. Newspaper clippings, model press releases and other materials collected by Mary Leiper Moore, chairman of the publicity committee for a drive to recruit Warren County, Kentucky women for the Women’s Army Corps (WACs). Includes Moore’s letter to the commander of Louisville’s Bowman Field complaining of the Army’s poor planning of a publicity event held at Western Kentucky University on 12 November 1943.


Gemini 15 Memories, Karen Mahaffey Mar 2016

Gemini 15 Memories, Karen Mahaffey

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

Answers given by Karen Mahaffey to WKU Gemini jazz bands questionnaire in spring of 2016. See Gemini Jazz Bands online exhibit for more information.


Gemini 14 Memories, Nancy Cron Feb 2016

Gemini 14 Memories, Nancy Cron

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

Answers given by Nancy (Hill) Cron to WKU Gemini jazz bands questionnaire in spring of 2016. See Gemini Jazz Bands online exhibit for more information.


Leap Year: Chance, Chase, Or Curse?, Sue Lynn Mcdaniel Jan 2016

Leap Year: Chance, Chase, Or Curse?, Sue Lynn Mcdaniel

DLSC Faculty and Staff Publications

Based on a popularized legend in which St. Patrick granted to St. Bridget the right for all single women to propose marriage during leap years, the custom has produced ephemera as evidence of stereotypical old maids and bachelors and created vinegar valentines, ball invitations, dance cards, sheet music and calling cards. Between 1904 and 1916, at least 54 publishing houses created Leap Year postcards illustrated by more than 17 of the most talented artists of the day. Despite possible good intentions, the majority of the ephemera stereotypes single women as so desperate to marry that even unsuitable spouses, including alcoholics ...


Gemini 15 Memories, Pam Thurman Jan 2016

Gemini 15 Memories, Pam Thurman

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

Pam (Livingston) Thurman's answers to WKU Gemini jazz band questionnaire. See Gemini Jazz Bands online exhibit for more information.


Ua1f Wku Greek & Service Organizations Bibliography, Wku Archives Jan 2016

Ua1f Wku Greek & Service Organizations Bibliography, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Records

Bibliography of sources related to discipline, honor, Greek and service fraternities and sororities at WKU.


Gemini 14 Memories, Nancy Pollard Jan 2016

Gemini 14 Memories, Nancy Pollard

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

Nancy (Baker) Pollard's answers to WKU Gemini jazz bands questionnaire. See Gemini Jazz Bands online exhibit for more information.


Gemini 14 Memories, Karen Matchus Jan 2016

Gemini 14 Memories, Karen Matchus

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

Karen (Warren) Matchus' answers to WKU Gemini jazz band questionnaire. See Gemini Jazz Bands online exhibit for more information.


Gemini 15 Memories, Merry Herbert Jan 2016

Gemini 15 Memories, Merry Herbert

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

Merry Herbert's answers to WKU Gemini jazz band questionnaire. See Gemini Jazz Bands online exhibit for more information.


Ua1c11/78 Rebelettes Photograph Collection, Wku Archives Jan 2016

Ua1c11/78 Rebelettes Photograph Collection, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Photographs removed from Rebellette scrapbooks.