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Carley Family Papers (Sc 3223), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Carley Family Papers (Sc 3223), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3223. Letters and papers of George Carley of Georgetown, Kentucky and family (mainly daughters, a granddaughter, and nieces). Relatives in Ontario, Canada and in Pennsylvania report family news and mourn the soldiers of World War I; a daughter writes from Arkansas of taxes and the economy, her stepson writes of medical studies during the influenza pandemic, and her brother-in-law writes of oil and investments. George’s papers include solicitations from makers of fencing and farm supplies.

Also includes children’s letters and poems.


Farley, Seth Thomas, Jr., 1817-1999 (Mss 617), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2017

Farley, Seth Thomas, Jr., 1817-1999 (Mss 617), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 617. Correspondence, documents, news clippings and ephemera from Seth Thomas Farley, Jr., a life-long educator. This collection includes a good deal of information about Farley’s teaching career prior to his work as a professor at WKU, his involvement in organizations that fought alcoholism and gambling (particularly the lottery in Kentucky), his church work, and his service on a committee to choose a federal magistrate for the western district of Kentucky. The collection includes an entire box of assessment related material related to Fort Knox Dependent Schools in the mid-1960s.


Ennis, William Franklin, Sr., 1856-1939 (Mss 614), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2017

Ennis, William Franklin, Sr., 1856-1939 (Mss 614), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 614. Journals with short entries about daily happenings and listings of farm expenses for William F. Ennis, a farmer, quarry owner, and businessman from Warren County, Kentucky. Also includes some poetry, weather information, and data about an unnamed individual conducting a school.


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.


Tynes, Lillian Iona, 1925-2010 (Mss 431), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

Tynes, Lillian Iona, 1925-2010 (Mss 431), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 431. Sundry items from Lillian Iona Tynes’s childhood and adolescence in Russellville, Kentucky, including greeting and holiday cards, correspondence, diaries, report cards, programs from school functions, news clippings, church programs, and more.


Klapheke, Dorothy Davis, 1921-1992 (Sc 2170), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2010

Klapheke, Dorothy Davis, 1921-1992 (Sc 2170), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2170. Materials relating mainly to the career of Dorothy Klapheke, a Western Kentucky University graduate, as a middle school teacher in Stamford, Connecticut. Includes poetry, a performance assessment, retirement mementoes, reminiscences, photos, and an obituary.


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.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 50, No. 20, Wku Student Affairs Nov 1970

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 50, No. 20, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU Campus Newspaper Reporting Campus, Athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky News. This issue contains articles:

  • Sutherland, David. Associated Student Congress Lecture Bill William Kunstler, Bernadette Devlin
  • Hightower, Paul. Congress Plans New Constitution
  • Athelstan Spilhaus to Speak Here Tuesday
  • Blue Law Again Problem for Stores
  • Marine Band Plans Concert Here
  • Rehearsals Start for ‘The End’
  • Chemist to Lecture on Drugs, Effects – Michael Ogliaruso
  • Wright, Jerry. Government Professor Selected Outstanding Western Researcher – George Masannat
  • Cheerleader Clinic Slated for Tomorrow
  • How Necessary Are ‘Work of Necessity’?
  • Lawis, Lynetta. Issue Needs Backing – Academic Advising
  • Catlett, Mrs. Reginald. Agrees with Graduation
  • Supreme Court is Playing ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald Vol. I, No. 10, Wku Student Affairs Jun 1925

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald Vol. I, No. 10, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Alumni News
  • Athletics
  • Campus Opinion
  • Club News
  • Editorials
  • Exchanges
  • News Heard Around the Campus
  • Personals
  • Society
  • Under the Church Spires

This issue contains articles:

  • F.T.C. Club Meets at Mrs. Millers
  • Music Dep’t. Ends Record Year on Hill
  • Cabell Hall Scene of Club Program – History Club
  • Faculty Gives Reception to Senior Class
  • Inspection Given to ROTC
  • Farewell to Students is Said by City
  • Exercises by Training School
  • 1500 Register for Summer Session During Week of Registration, Two Terms
  • Seniors Bid Adieu to Lessons and ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald Vol. I, No. 8, Wku Student Affairs May 1925

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald Vol. I, No. 8, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Alumni News
  • Athletics
  • Campus Opinion
  • Club News
  • Editorials
  • Exchanges
  • News Heard Around the Campus
  • Personals
  • Society
  • Under the Church Spires

This issue contains articles:

  • History Club Stages Same Good Program
  • Friday Morning April 24 Sees Hikes
  • 150 Children Will Sing in “Snow White”
  • Annual May Music Festival is One of the Outstanding Events of the School Yar
  • Baseball Tournament Played Here
  • Cherry Country Life Club Meets
  • Co-Eds Hold Banquet for Winners of W
  • Sophomores This Year Seniors Next Year?
  • Growing Needs of the Institution & Other Things ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald Vol. I, No. 6, Wku Student Affairs Apr 1925

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald Vol. I, No. 6, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Alumni News
  • Athletics
  • Campus Opinion
  • Club News
  • Editorials
  • Exchanges
  • Personals
  • Society
  • Student Council

This issue contains articles:

  • Prof. Strahm Preparing for Program
  • Western Hand Defeat to M.T.N.
  • Western Girls Take Part in Circus at Y
  • Intercollegiate Debates Start April 13 in Teachers College Auditorium vs. Berea
  • Miss Adelbert Thomas Visitor on Hill
  • 300 Enroll for Spring Session Geography Teachers Meet
  • Registrars’ Meeting at Lexington
  • Debaters Revel in Frolic
  • ROTC News
  • The Kentucky Ornithological Society
  • Tennis Time
  • The Kentucky Folklore Society
  • Training Work of U ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 1, No. 3, Wku Student Affairs Feb 1925

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 1, No. 3, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Alumni News
  • Athletics
  • Campus Opinion
  • Editorials
  • Exchanges
  • Personals
  • Society
  • Student Council
  • Under the Church Spires

This issue contains articles:

  • Rural Life Conference on College Heights is a Tremendous Success
  • Round Table Addressed by Educators
  • Marshall Co. Surveyed by T.C. Students
  • Debating Teams are Working for Most Extensiv Program Ever Attempted on the Hill
  • Legionaires Assemble; Banquet
  • Dean Gamble Speaks at Cincinnati
  • Sacred Music Winds Up the Conference
  • Faculty Springs Surpise
  • W.M. Pearce Makes Trip
  • School Songs Composed by Students
  • Homer Beliles is Candidate Butler ...