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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.


Yates, Otis Webster, 1888-1981 (Sc 3234), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2018

Yates, Otis Webster, 1888-1981 (Sc 3234), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3234. Letter, 30 November 1922, to “Levy” from O. W. Yates, Dean of Bethel College, Russellville, Kentucky. He describes his work teaching the Bible and Greek to ministerial students, his pastorship, and his house and family, and asks about seeing Levy when he visits North Carolina at Christmas.


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.


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.


Shelton Family Papers (Mss 527), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2015

Shelton Family Papers (Mss 527), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 527. Letters and compositions written by Butler County, Kentucky native Curran Ralph Shelton, while a student at Glasgow Normal School. Also includes a diary in which he records family, church, and local community happenings in 1891. Also includes several small diaries kept by Curran’s wife John Annie during the Great Depression.


Langston, Luke Alvah Leigh, 1870-1965 (Mss 479), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Langston, Luke Alvah Leigh, 1870-1965 (Mss 479), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 479. Teacher’s registers with lists of pupils, accounts, and school regulations, kept by Luke A.L. Langston for various schools in Calloway County Kentucky, from 1890-1913.


Wiggins, Bobbie Reeves (Sc 2701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Wiggins, Bobbie Reeves (Sc 2701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2701. Sample copy, with edits, of “The Legacy of Woodland School, Early 1900’s to 1963,” a history of Woodland School, Paducah, Kentucky by Bobbie Reeves Wiggins.


Teachers And Teaching - Powell County, Kentucky, 1909 (Sc 927), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Teachers And Teaching - Powell County, Kentucky, 1909 (Sc 927), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 927. Agreement of Fannie Hanks to teach school in Powell County, Kentucky for a six month term beginning 5 July 1909. The contract lists the number of pupils and the responsibilities of the teacher.


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

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

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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.


Mcintire, Tandie Lewis, 1865-1947 (Mss 396), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2012

Mcintire, Tandie Lewis, 1865-1947 (Mss 396), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscript Collection 396. Correspondence to family, friends, and acquaintances of Tandie Lewis McIntire, Edmonson County, Kentucky. Collection contains educational material related to McIntire's career as a teacher in Edmonson County. Also includes tracts and pamphlets related to McIntire's involvement in religious organizations, particularly Baptist entities.


Settle, B. C. (Mrs.) (Sc 265), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2012

Settle, B. C. (Mrs.) (Sc 265), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 265. Teacher’s composition book of Mrs. B. C. Settle, presumably of Warren County, Kentucky.


Baker, L. Alleyne, 1858-1916 (Sc 234), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Baker, L. Alleyne, 1858-1916 (Sc 234), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 234. Two letters written to L. Alleyne Baker, a school teacher In Auburn, Logan County, Kentucky. An 1898 letter, from a cousin, contains family news; a 1907 letter pertains to educational matters. Also includes an undated essay by a female high school student entitled, “Woman’s Sphere.”


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.


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

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

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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.