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Fitz-Hugh Family (Sc 2093), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2009

Fitz-Hugh Family (Sc 2093), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2093. Correspondence and sundry notes related to the teaching careers of Thomas E. and Lillian fitz-Hugh, Covington, Kentucky. Also includes family correspondence related to settlement of the John Fitzhugh estate and the sale of his Logan County, Kentucky farm.


Simpson County, Kentucky - Teachers Register (Sc 2030), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2009

Simpson County, Kentucky - Teachers Register (Sc 2030), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2030. Pages from a ledger listing Simpson County, Kentucky school districts by number, the names of school trustees and teachers, and some information on school fund expenditures.


Ralph Bunche Community Center Oral History Project (Fa 455), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2009

Ralph Bunche Community Center Oral History Project (Fa 455), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 455. Interviews with ten African Americans who attended the Ralph Bunche School in Glasgow, Kentucky. Informants provide history and other information related to the importance of the school in Glasgow's African American community.


St. Columba Academy - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1982), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2009

St. Columba Academy - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1982), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1982. Register of students of St. Columba Academy, Bowling Green, Kentucky, and its successor, St. Joseph's School. Register covers 1887-1890, 1898-1906, 1910-1936. Includes photocopy of grade record of Georgia Johnson.


Riverside, Kentucky - Schools (Sc 1693), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2009

Riverside, Kentucky - Schools (Sc 1693), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Mansucripts Small Collection 1693. Enrollment and attendance book kept by teacher Mollie Sherry for the July-December, 1912 term at Riverside School in Warren County, Kentucky.


Witten, Tempie Jane (Bell), 1901-1985 (Mss 261), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2009

Witten, Tempie Jane (Bell), 1901-1985 (Mss 261), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 261. Correspondence, chiefly genealogical related; family files; research materials about Grayson County, Kentucky schools, churches, businesses, history, and personalities. Also includes items related to Witten's long career as a teacher in Grayson County schools.


Bell, Charles R., 1891-1976 (Sc 1951), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2009

Bell, Charles R., 1891-1976 (Sc 1951), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1951. Correspondence related to the selection of Kelly Thompson as president of Western Kentucky State College in 1955.


Walking Box Ranch Planning And Design Quarterly Progress Report: Period Ending July 10, 2009, Margaret N. Rees Jul 2009

Walking Box Ranch Planning And Design Quarterly Progress Report: Period Ending July 10, 2009, Margaret N. Rees

Walking Box Ranch

  • UNLV participated in the 100% Design Concept Plan meeting, June 10-12, 2009 at the BLM Las Vegas Field Office and Walking Box Ranch (WBR), and provided comments toward proposed concepts for the museum and field, research, and training center at Walking Box Ranch.
  • A request for funding for road construction and repair at WBR was submitted to NDOT (6/24/09).
  • UNLV participated in the following meetings related to the search for renewable energy funding for the ranch: ARRA Implementation Workshop sponsored by Senator Reid (4/16); UNLV Stimulus Funding Workshop (4/17), Renewable energy meeting with UNLV engineering faculty ...


Interview Of Richard Grande, Richard Grande, Frank Hopper Jul 2009

Interview Of Richard Grande, Richard Grande, Frank Hopper

All Oral Histories

Richard Grande was born and raised in South Philadelphia. He was educated in the Philadelphia Parochial System from kindergarten through high school. He graduated from Bishop Neumann High School in June of 1960. He attended La Salle College from September 1960 through May 1965. In 1964, he was on the team of scholars who brought national recognition to La Salle College through their appearance on the nationally televised quiz program, the GE College Bowl. He majored in English at La Salle College and received his Bachelors degree in May of 1965. He received a teaching assistantship from the University of ...


Interview Of Robert S. Lyons, Jr., Robert S. Lyons Jr., Christina Becker Jul 2009

Interview Of Robert S. Lyons, Jr., Robert S. Lyons Jr., Christina Becker

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Robert S. Lyons, Jr. (1939-2013) graduated from La Salle College in 1961. The following is his obituary from McGhee Funeral Home:

"Robert S. Lyons, Jr., of Upper Southampton, died Wednesday, June 5, 2013. He was 73. Born June 29, 1939, in Philadelphia, PA, Bob was the son of the late Robert and Catharine Lyons. Bob is survived by his; beloved wife Joan M. Lyons (nee Lang); children, Joanne Jenkins (Ken), Robert P., M.D. (Renee), Richard (Leanne), David (Julie), and Gregory. He will also be missed by his 11 grandchildren. Bob Lyons, the author of Palestra Pandemonium: A History of ...


Burns, William F. (Sc 1944), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2009

Burns, William F. (Sc 1944), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1944. Letters to O.O. Pillans, director of admissions at the Kentucky Military Institute, Lyndon, Jefferson County, Kentucky, related to the admission of his son Robert J. Burns.


Interview Of Paul Joslin, F.S.C., Paul Joslin, Donna Sharer Jun 2009

Interview Of Paul Joslin, F.S.C., Paul Joslin, Donna Sharer

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Brother Paul Joslin was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 3, 1946. He grew up in Colwyn, Delaware Country, Pennsylvania which is adjacent to southwest Philadelphia. He attended West Philadelphia Catholic High School for Boys where he was introduced to the Lasallian Christians Brothers. During the middle of Brother Paul’s junior year of high school, he became a Juniorate and on June 15, 1964 became a Novitiate in the Christian Brothers. Brother Paul studied Spanish at LaSalle University, then LaSalle College, as an undergraduate from 1965 – 1969. He earned a Masters degree in Spanish from Millersville University of Pennsylvania ...


Interview Of John J. Seydow, Ph.D., John J. Seydow, Frank Hopper Jun 2009

Interview Of John J. Seydow, Ph.D., John J. Seydow, Frank Hopper

All Oral Histories

John J. Seydow was born and raised in Olney section of Philadelphia. He was educated in Philadelphia’s Parochial School System from kindergarten through high school. He graduated from Cardinal Dougherty High School in June of 1959. He attended La Salle College on a full time basis from September 1961 through May 1965. He majored in English at La Salle and received his Bachelors degree in May of 1965. The following September he began a graduate fellowship at Ohio University where he earned his Masters and Doctorial degrees in English by May of 1968. In August 1968, he returned to ...


Third District Education Association, 1903-1973 (Sc 1937), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2009

Third District Education Association, 1903-1973 (Sc 1937), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1937. Programs, publications and news clippings related to the Third District Education Association, a subordinate organization of the Kentucky Education Association.


Cardwell, Edna, D. 2005 - Collector (Sc 1920), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2009

Cardwell, Edna, D. 2005 - Collector (Sc 1920), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434; mssfa@wku.edu


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.


Swigert, Anne Howe - Letter To (Sc 1892), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2009

Swigert, Anne Howe - Letter To (Sc 1892), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1892. Letter, 22 September 1840 from Nannie, Paris, Kentucky, telling of her vacation, her reading materials, and general gossip about her classmates.


Dalton, Callie Lou, B. 1965 (Fa 371), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2009

Dalton, Callie Lou, B. 1965 (Fa 371), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 371. Interview with Robert J. Wurster, former English professor at WKU, conducted by Callie Lou Dalton on 18 November 1987. Wurster discusses his involvement with the International Student Program at the university. He also addresses issues of acculturation, equity in the classroom, expression of identity, and the program’s strengths and weaknesses.


Marshall, Nancy Carol (Richey), B. 1959 (Sc 1653), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2009

Marshall, Nancy Carol (Richey), B. 1959 (Sc 1653), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1653. Paper titled: "The Higher Road" about the life of long-time Western Kentucky University music professor Nelle Gooch Travelstead. The paper was written by Nancy Marshall for a history class at Western Kentucky University.


Bevier-Cleaton High School, 1931 (Sc 1802), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2009

Bevier-Cleaton High School, 1931 (Sc 1802), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1802. School stationery with 1931 class list, Bevier-Cleaton High School, Cleaton, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.


Royse, Amy (Fa 358), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2009

Royse, Amy (Fa 358), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 358. Paper: "A Way of Preserving the Past" written by Amy Royse for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Irvine, M. Loula (Sc 1739), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2009

Irvine, M. Loula (Sc 1739), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1739. Teacher's grade book kept by M. Loula Irvine from September 1889 to January 1890 for an unidentified Kentucky school. Also includes some notes on elocution.


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.


Interview Of John S. Baky, John Baky, Maura Doyle Jan 2009

Interview Of John S. Baky, John Baky, Maura Doyle

All Oral Histories

John Baky was born in 1947 in Trenton, New Jersey. He attended grade school in Trenton. He attended high school in Flemington, New Jersey at Central High School. He would do his undergraduate work at Gettysburg College. He received a degree in Library Science from Columbia University and a Master’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Wesleyan University. He did Doctoral work at Bryn Mawr College. He served in the United States Army from 1969-1971. He served in Vietnam from 1970-1971. He worked at Yale University editing 18th century British Newspapers for the library. In 1980 he came to ...


Interview Of John J. Rooney, Ph.D., John J. Rooney Phd, Lauren Woodring Jan 2009

Interview Of John J. Rooney, Ph.D., John J. Rooney Phd, Lauren Woodring

All Oral Histories

Dr. John J. Rooney was born in 1923 to a working class family in South Philadelphia. He went to primarily Catholic schools and during his childhood, witnessed three World Series from his house. He started attending La Salle University in 1940, majoring in chemistry. During World War II, he left school to join the Navy as a flight instructor. He came back to La Salle and graduated in 1946. From there, he went to Temple University to get a master’s and then Ph.D. in psychology. During this time, he simultaneously went to school, taught first chemistry and then ...