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Ua3/8/1 President's Office-Meredith Correspondence / Subject File, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua3/8/1 President's Office-Meredith Correspondence / Subject File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Correspondence and subject files created by the President's Office during Thomas Meredith's tenure as president of WKU. This series is not completely processed.


Ua1f Wku Archives Multimedia Resources / Vertical File, Wku Archives Jan 2012

Ua1f Wku Archives Multimedia Resources / Vertical File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Electronic and multimedia resources created by WKU Archives regarding Western Kentucky University departments and history. Non-WKU created ephemera related to WKU history.


Ua1f Wku Archives Vertical File - Jonesville, Wku Archives Jan 2012

Ua1f Wku Archives Vertical File - Jonesville, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Records

Vertical file clippings regarding Jonesville. See also UA3/3 President's Office Records of Kelly Thompson.


Ua3/1/2/1 President's Office-Cherry - Correspondence - General, Wku Archives Jan 2009

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

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

General correspondence regarding Western Kentucky University. 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 writer for some of the letters signed by Cherry.

Some of Cherry's personal papers are also found in this series most notably those pertaining to his political aspirations and two candidacies for the Kentucky governorship. Copies of outgoing correspondence begin to appear in Box 1, Folder 50.


Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal Commission, Wku President's Office Jan 1970

Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal Commission, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Documents housed in Folder 24 of President Kelly Thompson's Subject/Correspondence File regarding the Urban Renewal Commission. Includes correspondence and lists of property purchased.

  • Downing, Dero
  • Largen, Harry
  • Memo to Kelly Thompson from Dero Downing outlining paperwork needed to add properties to the Jonesville Renewal Project with exhibits:
  • Exhibit 1: letter from Arch Daniels to Kelly Thompson
  • Exhibit 2: letter from Kelly Thompson to Charles Cherches
  • Exhibit 3: letter from Charles Cherches to Kelly Thompson
  • Exhibit 4: list of WKU purchases along Russellville Road prior to Jonesville Project. List is in lot number order and lists date purchased, grantee ...


Ua3/3/1 Sketch Land Use Plan - Scheme 2, Wku President's Office, Scruggs & Hammond Jan 1965

Ua3/3/1 Sketch Land Use Plan - Scheme 2, Wku President's Office, Scruggs & Hammond

WKU Archives Records

Sketch Land Use Plan - Scheme 2, Scruggs & Hammond, Planning Consultants, Lexington, KY, nd, 1 sheet, paper, 38 1/4 x 12 1/4, land use plan, including proposed by-pass in x-formation and proposed "Minor St." Map is oriented to the south. The boundaries are L&N Railroad to the North, Old Russellville Road to the south, and east and west boundaries are within Jonesville project.


Ua3/3/1 Sketch Land Use Plan - Scheme 1, Wku President's Office, Scruggs & Hammond Jan 1965

Ua3/3/1 Sketch Land Use Plan - Scheme 1, Wku President's Office, Scruggs & Hammond

WKU Archives Records

Sketch Land Use Plan - Scheme 1, Scruggs & Hammond, Planning Consultants, Lexington, KY, nd, 1 sheet, paper, 38 x 12, land use plan, including proposed by-pass. Map is oriented to the southeast. The boundaries are L&N Railroad to the North, Old Russellville Road to the south, and east and west boundaries are within Jonesville project.


Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office Jan 1965

Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Documents housed in Folder 23 of President Kelly Thompson's Subject/Correspondence File regarding urban renewal in Jonesville. This file is comprised entirely of newspaper clippings:

  • Almost $2 Million in Federal Funds Set for Renewal Work, PCDN, 7/18/1962
  • Bowling Green’s Loop District, PCDN, 7/18/1962
  • Chances of Early Okay for Project Improved, PCDN, 7/21/1963
  • Disquieting Assault on Urban Renewal, np, 3/30/1964
  • Duncan, Tom. Two Votes Advance Renewal Planning, LCJ, 3/17/1964
  • Duncan, Tom. Western to Expand in 33-Acre Tract, LCJ, 3/17/1964
  • Extension of Adams Street Hits Snag, np, 11 ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 43, No. 14, Wku Student Affairs Feb 1964

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 43, No. 14, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include:

  • Book Marks
  • Hilltopics
  • Looking Backward
  • Social Activities Calendar
  • Alumni News
  • Sports Slants
  • Faculty Facts
  • Horoscope
  • Religious News
  • Intramural Corner
  • Bowling
  • Musically

This issue contains articles:

  • Nursing Program Scheduled
  • Jonesville Annexing Announced
  • Ballet Society Will Appear in Van Meter
  • Western Offers Educational TV to Elementary Students
  • Christine DeVries, Gary Kelley Reign at 1964 Sweetheart Ball
  • Sandra Stuart, Bob Adams Direct Herald
  • Cordell Hull Portrait Given to College
  • Westerners Apply to Grad School
  • Faculty Research Program Assists Five Instructors
  • Drama Festival Scheduled on Hill February 29
  • Top Toppers ...


Ua3/3/1 Property Ownership Map, Wku President's Office, Scruggs & Hammond May 1963

Ua3/3/1 Property Ownership Map, Wku President's Office, Scruggs & Hammond

WKU Archives Records

Property Ownership Map, Jonesville Urban Renewal Project Kentucky R-31, Urban Renewal Commission, Bowling Green, KY, Scruggs & Hammond, Planning Consultants, Lexington, KY, R-222, May 20, 1963, 1 sheet, paper, 42 1/2 x 31, scale 3"=300', (5). Map of owners, square footage and acquisition area. Map is oriented to the southeast and bounded by L&N Railroad, Old Russellville Road, 16th Street and Sumpter Avenue.

  • Austin, Herschel
  • Austin, Mary
  • Bailey, Corinne
  • Bailey, Florence
  • Bailey, James
  • Bailey, Porter
  • Bailey, Virgil
  • Barnett, Mabel
  • Beeler, Fred
  • Beeler, Myra
  • Blakely, Sue
  • Blewett, Bettie
  • Blewett, Delia
  • Blewett, M.M.
  • Burton, Lucille
  • Burton, Thomas
  • Butts, Margie ...


Ua3/3/1 Unnamed Map Of Wku & Jonesville Property, Unknown Jan 1963

Ua3/3/1 Unnamed Map Of Wku & Jonesville Property, Unknown

WKU Archives Records

Unnamed map by unknown cartographer of Western Kentucky University and Jonesville property to be acquired through urban renewal, 1 sheet, 22" x 14 1/2". No legend. Dates and numbers have been written in the Jonesville lots. The map is oriented to the southwest. The boundaries are 14th Street on the northeast, Chestnut & State Street and Normal Drive on the east, University Drive on the southwest, the L&N railroad on the north and US68 on the northwest.

The map was filed with documents dating from 1961-1965. The agreement allowing WKU's acquisition of the Jonesville property is dated 1963.


Ua3/3/1 General Area Map - Jonesville Project Area - Scheme 1, Scruggs & Hammond Jan 1963

Ua3/3/1 General Area Map - Jonesville Project Area - Scheme 1, Scruggs & Hammond

WKU Archives Records

General Area Map, Jonesville Project Area, Bowling Green, Kentucky, Scheme I, scale 1" = 800" by Scruggs & Hammond of Lexington, Kentucky, nd, 1 sheet, 11 1/2" x 12". The map is oriented looking northward. The boundaries are the L&N railroad on the northeast, 14th Street on the North, US31W By-pass on the west and Maryland & Woodland Streets on the south.

The map was filed with documents dating from 1961-1965. The agreement allowing WKU's acquisition of the Jonesville property is dated 1963.


Ua3/3/1 Unnamed Map Of Wku & Jonesville Property, Unknown Jan 1963

Ua3/3/1 Unnamed Map Of Wku & Jonesville Property, Unknown

WKU Archives Records

Unnamed map by unknown cartographer of Western Kentucky University and Jonesville property to be acquired through urban renewal, 1 sheet, 22" x 15". Legend includes existing and proposed buildings and proposed streets. The map is oriented to the southwest. The boundaries are 14th Street on the northeast, Chestnut & State Street and Normal Drive on the east, University Drive on the southwest, the L&N railroad on the north and US68 on the northwest.

The map was filed with documents dating from 1961-1965. The agreement allowing WKU's acquisition of the Jonesville property is dated 1963.


Ua3/3/1 Unnamed Map Of Wku & Jonesville Property, Unknown Jan 1963

Ua3/3/1 Unnamed Map Of Wku & Jonesville Property, Unknown

WKU Archives Records

Unnamed map by unknown cartographer of Western Kentucky University and Jonesville property to be acquired through urban renewal, 1 sheet, 23 1/2" x 15". There is no legend. The map is oriented to the southwest. The boundaries are 14th Street on the northeast, Chestnut & State Street and Normal Drive on the east, University Drive on the southwest, the L&N railroad on the north and US68 on the northwest.

The map was filed with documents dating from 1961-1965. The agreement allowing WKU's acquisition of the Jonesville property is dated 1963.