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Ua3/1/2/1 Letter From Nettie Depp To Henry Cherry, Nettie Depp Apr 1914

Ua3/1/2/1 Letter From Nettie Depp To Henry Cherry, Nettie Depp

WKU Archives Records

Letter from Nettie Depp to Henry Cherry written April 13, 1914 when Depp was Superintendent of Barren County Schools. She was the first woman elected to any office in Barren County, seven years before woman's suffrage in the United States. She was also the first WKU alum to be elected superintendent of schools. Transcription of letter:

[Note at top] Look on alumni list and change address.

Pres. H.H. Cherry, Bowling Green, Ky.

My dear Mr. Cherry;

Your letter sent to Scottsville has reached me. My prospects for the following year are possibly not as flattering as you would ...


Ua94/6/2/14 Domestic Science Notebook, Annie Reis Jan 1913

Ua94/6/2/14 Domestic Science Notebook, Annie Reis

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

Domestic Science notebook kept by student Annie Reis regarding crocheting and embroidery. Includes samples of work created by Reis and patterns for underwear and sleeves.


Ua3/1/2/1 Letter Nettie Depp To Henry Cherry, Nettie Depp Dec 1910

Ua3/1/2/1 Letter Nettie Depp To Henry Cherry, Nettie Depp

WKU Archives Records

Letter written to Henry Cherry by Nettie Depp from Scottsville, Kentucky, Dec. 11, 1910. Transcript:

Pres. H.H. Cherry, Bowling Green, Ky.

My dear Mr. Cherry;

As a matter of course I am egotistical enough to think that you would like to hear from me occasionally.

School here is progressing nicely though the school board is financially embarressed [sic] at present. You know they began the school with only a twenty cent tax and now they begin to realize that they will have to do something in order to meet the growing demands of the school.

They have called a ...


Ua3/1/2/1 Letter Nettie Depp To Henry Cherry, Nettie Depp Aug 1910

Ua3/1/2/1 Letter Nettie Depp To Henry Cherry, Nettie Depp

WKU Archives Records

Letter from Nettie Depp to Henry Cherry from Glasgow, Kentucky, August 20, 1910. Transcript of letter:

Pres. H.H. Cherry, Bowling Green, Ky.

My dear Mr. Cherry,

I have been wating [sic] to know for certain just what I was to do. I go to Scottsville next week. I have charge of the 7th and 8th grades and two higher classes at $65.00 per month. This is not the work I wanted to do nor is it the price I wanted to work for, still I think it the best I can do this year and I shall go ...


Ua3/1/2/1 Letter Nettie Depp To Henry Cherry, Nettie Depp Jul 1910

Ua3/1/2/1 Letter Nettie Depp To Henry Cherry, Nettie Depp

WKU Archives Records

Letter from Nettie Depp to Henry Cherry dated July 28, 1910 from Glasgow, Ky. Transcript of letter:

Pres. H.H. Cherry, Bowling Green, Ky.

My dear sir:

Your letter to hand and I have made the application for the school. I sincerely thank you for all you have done for me and only hope that I may be able in some way to repay you.

I have not been at home long enough to visit any schools but hope to do so soon.

Yours for success

Nettie B. Depp


Ua3/1/2/1 Correspondence - Eastern Kentucky University, Wku President's Office May 1910

Ua3/1/2/1 Correspondence - Eastern Kentucky University, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Documents housed in Box 1 Folder 7 of President Henry Cherry’s Correspondence, General File regarding the relationship between WKU and Eastern Kentucky University. This file is comprised entirely of letters, the majority from EKU’s president Ruric Roark.

  • Roark, Ruric N. to Henry Cherry 1/25/1907 – congratulations on creation of WKU, questions about curriculum and faculty
  • Roark, Ruric N. to Henry Cherry 6/3/1907 – Kentucky Education Association resolution re: diplomas
  • Roark, Ruric N. to Henry Cherry 6/7/1907 – appropriations for EKU
  • Roark, Ruric N. to Henry Cherry 6/24/1907 – curriculum and faculty
  • Roark, Ruric N ...


Ua98/1 Potter College Graduates, Wku Archives Jan 1909

Ua98/1 Potter College Graduates, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Records

List of confirmed Potter College graduates. Information compiled from Potter College records and yearbooks.


Ua96/3 Southern Normal School - Class Lists, Southern Normal School Dec 1875

Ua96/3 Southern Normal School - Class Lists, Southern Normal School

WKU Archives Records

Class lists for Southern Normal School and early Bowling Green Business University 1876-1910. These lists are incomplete and are part of UA96 Southern Normal School Records. Check KenCat for extant corresponding class portraits.