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

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

MSS Finding Aids

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.


Richmond, Emeline Holden, 1807-1893 (Sc 1298), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2014

Richmond, Emeline Holden, 1807-1893 (Sc 1298), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1298. Typescripted diary of Emeline Holden Richmond, Newark, New Jersey, kept from 14 August through 10 October 1826 during her journey to Mississippi, where she planned to serve as a teacher of Indian children and Presbyterian missionary. Includes family and biographical data and information about the mission.


The Civil War In Southwest Virginia, Darlene Richardson Jan 2013

The Civil War In Southwest Virginia, Darlene Richardson

Articles about Hollins and Special Collections

Ellen Adair was a sweet, somewhat silly 17-year-old and well into her second year at Hollins Institute when one day in January 1863, with the Civil War showing no sign of ending anytime soon, her father unexpectedly showed up to take her home. Ellen’s idyllic days as a Hollins student were ending, and fate held cards it had yet to show. Diary entries from the period show the impact of war on a formerly quiet part of the state.


Stansbury, Edgar Bryant, 1906-2009 (Mss 438), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2012

Stansbury, Edgar Bryant, 1906-2009 (Mss 438), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 438. World War II diary kept by Edgar Bryant Stansbury, 1942, as well as articles by Stansbury, his thesis about industrial arts in Kentucky high schools, a scrapbook about his sports participation at Western Kentucky University, and several other items related to his experiences in World War II.


Redmon, Chester Calvin, 1921-2012 (Mss 417), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2012

Redmon, Chester Calvin, 1921-2012 (Mss 417), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 417. Items chiefly relating to the high schools that Chester Calvin Redmon served at as principal. This includes information about Hopkinsville High School class reunions, Louisville Male High School, and Vine Grove High School. Also includes diaries and miscellaneous material relating to Chester Calvin Redmon’s life.


Gough, William Henry, 1826-1910 (Sc 275), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2012

Gough, William Henry, 1826-1910 (Sc 275), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 275. Record book of William H. Gough, the first sheriff of Meade County, Kentucky, containing notes of court cases and jury lists. Includes notes and diary entries relating to his activities at Mount Merino Seminary in Breckinridge County, and lists of students, 1841-1842.


I Must And Will Survive: The Civil War-Era Diary Of Virginia Daniel Woodroof, Class Of 1866, Beth S. Harris Apr 2012

I Must And Will Survive: The Civil War-Era Diary Of Virginia Daniel Woodroof, Class Of 1866, Beth S. Harris

Articles about Hollins and Special Collections

Virginia Daniel Woodroof's diary covers many themes, including romantic love, duty to family and God, fear for those at war, college life, worry about the future, and the struggle to do the right thing. Virginia attended Hollins Institute 1864-1866. The diary covers February 1860 to October 1894..


The Lasting Importance Of Ephemera: What Scrapbooks, Diaries, Newspapers, And Receipts Tell Us About Life At Hollins During The Civil War., Karen Adams Jan 2012

The Lasting Importance Of Ephemera: What Scrapbooks, Diaries, Newspapers, And Receipts Tell Us About Life At Hollins During The Civil War., Karen Adams

Articles about Hollins and Special Collections

The University Archives and Special Collections at Hollins University contain a rich collection of documents, from academic catalogs, newspapers, and diaries to receipts, scrapbooks, and other artifacts. Together they tell a story of life at Hollins during the Civil War.


Thwing, Frederick F., 1858-1931 (Sc 225), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2011

Thwing, Frederick F., 1858-1931 (Sc 225), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 225. Diary, 1912, of Thwing, professor of mathematics and member of the Athletic Board of Manual Training High School, Louisville, and later at Male High School, Louisville. He comments about the weather and his activities at home, church, and school, as well as about the night class he is teaching at the Y.M.C.A. Includes a copy of his obituary and other biographical information.


Travelstead, Chester Coleman (Mss 281), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2010

Travelstead, Chester Coleman (Mss 281), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 281. Chiefly personal and professional correspondence, speeches, journal articles, reminiscences, and news clippings of noted educator Chester Coleman Travelstead. Of particular interest are the materials related to his 1955 dismissal from the University of South Carolina owing to his stance on racial integration. Also includes correspondence and diaries of his mother Nelle (Gooch) Travelstead, long-time Western Kekntucky University faculty member.


Martin, Anna Katherine (Flege), 1902-1976 (Sc 1841), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2009

Martin, Anna Katherine (Flege), 1902-1976 (Sc 1841), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 1841. Diary kept from 1 January 1923 to 14 August 1923 by Anna Katherine Flege, Grant County, Kentucky. She relates details of her life as a teacher in the one-room Round Top School. She also comments about the weather, her family and home life, and her participation in community social and religious activities.


Bryan, Fannie Morton, 1870-1965 (Mss 83), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2008

Bryan, Fannie Morton, 1870-1965 (Mss 83), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 83. Diaries, 1889-1895, correspondence, 1885-1955, photographs, and related items of Fannie Morton Bryan, a Russellville debutante and school teacher. Includes Logan Female College records, 1860-1869, and Russellville Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1863-1889.