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Richards, Frances, 1893-1991 - Letters To (Sc 3406), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Richards, Frances, 1893-1991 - Letters To (Sc 3406), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collections 3406. Letters of recommendation for Simpson County, Kentucky teacher Frances Richards (later a WKU faculty member), and associated letters regarding teaching positions. Includes teachers certificates and certificate examination grades for Frances’s sister Mary Ellen Richards. One correspondent, A. H. Hill, writes with familiarity to his “cousins” Frances and Mary Ellen.


Helm, Alban Foster, 1861-1936 (Sc 3012), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2016

Helm, Alban Foster, 1861-1936 (Sc 3012), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3012. Diploma, 18 June 1884, of Alban F. Helm for completion of Teachers Course of Study, Seminary and Normal School, Morgantown, Kentucky; Teacher’s Certificate, 4 August 1888, of Alban F. Helm for common schools of Butler County, Kentucky.


Edwards, Jerome Cyrus, 1854-1931 (Sc 2986), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2016

Edwards, Jerome Cyrus, 1854-1931 (Sc 2986), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2986. Certificate, 26 October 1880, issued to Jerome C. Edwards, qualifying him to teach in the common schools of Barren, County, Kentucky; letter, 23 December 1921, to Jerome C. Edwards from his cousin Cyrus Edwards, Horse Cave, Kentucky, asking for data to complete a family history.


Humble, John S., 1886-1945 (Sc 2932), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2015

Humble, John S., 1886-1945 (Sc 2932), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding Aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2932. Teacher’s certificates and diplomas of John S. Humble of Simpson County, Kentucky; yearbook excerpts relating to Humble’s teaching in Tennessee and Texas; and local color stories written by Humble.


Cornell, Eddie Mae, B. 1902? (Sc 1187), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Cornell, Eddie Mae, B. 1902? (Sc 1187), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1187. Grades received, evidently necessary to earn an eighth grade certificate, by Eddie Mae Cornell, Nelson County, Kentucky; and certificate issued to her by Nelson County after she successfully passed the examination as prescribed by the State Board of Education.


Hill, J. M. (Sc 954), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Hill, J. M. (Sc 954), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 954. Teacher’s certificate issued for the period of two years, to J.M. Hill, Hardin County, Kentucky. It lists grades he made in various subjects.


Bowling Green Female College - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 661), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Bowling Green Female College - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 661), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 661. Certificates of proficiency in various subjects awarded to Mattie and Kate Sumpter, Bowling Green, Kentucky, by the Bowling Green Female College and signed by its president, George M. Edgar.


Helm, Harold Holmes, 1900-1985 (Sc 658), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Helm, Harold Holmes, 1900-1985 (Sc 658), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 658. Certificate of attendance awarded by Auburn Seminary, Auburn, Kentucky, to Harold Holmes Helm for not being absent or tardy during the quarter ending 4 June 1909.


Richardson, Sarah Pickett, B. 1944 (Sc 2653), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Richardson, Sarah Pickett, B. 1944 (Sc 2653), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid for Mansucripts Small Collection 2653. Miscellaneous items relating to the childhood of Sarah Richardson: birth announcement clippings, a congratulatory card to her mother, a church school certificate, high school report card, and a letter from a friend.


Burchfield, Alonzo R., 1854-1927 (Sc 436), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2012

Burchfield, Alonzo R., 1854-1927 (Sc 436), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 436. Teacher’s certificate, 19 August 1880, Butler County, for second grade, second class, and two certificates for membership in the Woodbury Lodge, Butler County, 28 March 1896.


Cherry, Joseph T., 1849-1931 (Sc 430), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Cherry, Joseph T., 1849-1931 (Sc 430), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 430. Teacher’s certificate for Joseph T. Cherry, Warren County, Kentucky, issued for first class, first grade. Renewed 8 October 1880.


Teachers And Teaching - Certification (Sc 423), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2012

Teachers And Teaching - Certification (Sc 423), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 423. Teacher's certificates for Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, issued to Nancy Jane Wood and Jane Hunt.


Education (Sc 267), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2012

Education (Sc 267), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 267. Teachers’ certificates, 1874-1875 (3), issued to Amanda L. and C. S. Arnold for the first and second grades in the Kentucky counties of Henry and Oldham; and school essays written by Wanda Lee Arnold at Eminence College, 1871 (1), and by Bell Mason (1) and Essica Maye Ransdell(1).


Watwood, Warren G., 1922-1996 - Collector (Sc 167), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2011

Watwood, Warren G., 1922-1996 - Collector (Sc 167), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 167. Civil War disability exemption certifiate of Felix Crady, LaRue County, Kentucky, 1864; Simpson County, Kentucky deed, 1868; statement of Nazareth College, Nelson County, Kentucky, 1868; and an agreement concerning construction of the foundation for Franklin Fremale College, Franklin, Kentucky.


Franklin Female College - Franklin, Kentucky (Sc 501), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2011

Franklin Female College - Franklin, Kentucky (Sc 501), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 501. Certificates of proficiency from the Franklin Female College, 1874 (4), of Maud McCutchen and autograph album of Maud Blair which she had while a student at the college, 1886-1888.


Thompson, Harry Edgar, 1865-1964 (Sc 165), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2011

Thompson, Harry Edgar, 1865-1964 (Sc 165), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 165. Materials related to education and teaching career of Harry Edgar Thompson. Includes commencement invitation and program of Southern Normal School, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1888; letters of recommendation, 1888-1893; Kentucky and Texas teaching certificates, 1885-1891; clippings; photographs; and autobiographical note, 1958, of Thompson, later a chiropractor in McPherson, Kansas.


Mcdonald, Dan Allyn, 1905-1974 - Collector (Mss 343), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2011

Mcdonald, Dan Allyn, 1905-1974 - Collector (Mss 343), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 343. Correspondence, legal papers, financial records and sundry other documents related to Eugene Scott Brown and his father-in-law, Gilbert Marshall Mulligan, attorneys of Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky. Also includes stray Allen County court records, research notes related to the Civil War, and records about early telephone service in Allen County.


Hines, George L. (Sc 1904), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2009

Hines, George L. (Sc 1904), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1904. Correspondence, teacher's certificates from the Shelby County, Tennessee public schools, and other materials related to Hines's work and family.


Hunt, Jane (Sc 84), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2009

Hunt, Jane (Sc 84), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 84. Teacher's certificate of Miss Jane Hunt issued by the Common School Commissioner, Butler County, Kentucky.


Bate, Aaron, 1846-1863 (Sc 48), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2008

Bate, Aaron, 1846-1863 (Sc 48), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 48. Awards of merit in grammar and arithmetic presented to Aaron Bate by Georgetown College, Washington, D.C. They are printed and written in Latin.


Givan Family (Sc 1363), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2001

Givan Family (Sc 1363), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1363. Hardin County, Kentucky teachers' certificates issued to Sanford Givan, 1877, and to Mrs. Pallie Givan, 188?