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Ray, Joseph Malchus, 1907-1991 (Sc 3329), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Ray, Joseph Malchus, 1907-1991 (Sc 3329), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text scan of memoirs and photographs and digital files of interviews (Click on "Additional Files" below to access) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3329. Memoirs, sundry papers, and oral histories of Joseph Malchus Ray, a native of Warren County, Kentucky, who went on to teach at universities in Texas, Alabama and Maryland. He ended his career as president of the University of Texas at El Paso in 1968, but stayed on afterwards as the H.Y. Benedict Professor of Political Science at UTEP. The memoirs discuss in detail his professional and personal life and the values that ...


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.


Mcgregor Collection (Mss 566), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2016

Mcgregor Collection (Mss 566), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 566. Correspondence, accounts, and lists of materials relating to the acquisition by the Kentucky Library, Western Kentucky University, of rare books, periodicals and manuscripts with funding provided by the McGregor Plan.


Ua37/37 Arndt Stickles Faculty Papers, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua37/37 Arndt Stickles Faculty Papers, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Personal papers of Arndt Stickles, WKU History professor from 1908-1954. The collection includes articles, speeches, lecture notes and correspondence.


Ua68/8/5 History Class Projects, Wku Archives Jan 2014

Ua68/8/5 History Class Projects, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Class projects of students in the History Department.


Ua12/2/2 2014 Talisman, Part I, Western Kentucky University Jan 2014

Ua12/2/2 2014 Talisman, Part I, Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

2014 Talisman yearbook.


Neal, Mary Julia, 1905-1995 (Sc 1112), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2013

Neal, Mary Julia, 1905-1995 (Sc 1112), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1112. Interview with Mary Julia Neal, Bowling Green, Kentucky, conducted by Gina Claywell. Claywell was interested chiefly in Neal’s experiences as a student at Bethel College, Hopkinsville, Kentucky, and as a teacher at Western Kentucky University in the 1930s and 1940s.


Ua37/30 Lowell Harrison Faculty/Staff Papers, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua37/30 Lowell Harrison Faculty/Staff Papers, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about Lowell Harrison during his tenure as history professor at Western Kentucky University from 1967-. Harrison served as University Historian and wrote the 75th anniversary history "Western Kentucky University" as well as numerous articles.

  • Series 1. Correspondence
  • Series 2. Western Kentucky University Research
  • Series 3. Personal Papers


Ua3/1/2/2 President's Office-Cherry Correspondence - Special, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/1/2/2 President's Office-Cherry Correspondence - Special, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Special correspondence regarding Western Kentucky University. This series runs concurrently with the General Correspondence and there is no indication of what makes it special. Of special note is correspondence regarding the Student Army Training Corps, World War I veterans and construction of Cherry Hall. Incoming letters are mainly addressed to Henry Hardin Cherry. Responses are made by Cherry and occasionally by faculty and staff. The president's secretary Mattie McLean is the author of some of the letters signed by Cherry.


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.


Ruff, Joseph Carl (Fa 166), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

Ruff, Joseph Carl (Fa 166), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 166. Project titled “African American education in south central Kentucky, 1920-1960.” Interviews with twenty-nine African Americans regarding their experiences as students and teachers in fourteen Kentucky counties.


Weaver, Bill L. (Mss 389), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Weaver, Bill L. (Mss 389), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 389. Correspondence between Bill L. Weaver, a graduate of Western Kentucky University and former history instructor, and WKU history professor Lowell H. Harrison. Most of the correspondence took place during Weaver’s tenure as an administrator at the University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Medicine.


Ua1f Wku Archives Vertical File - Donald Zacharias Part 1, Wku Archives Jan 2011

Ua1f Wku Archives Vertical File - Donald Zacharias Part 1, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Records

Digitized vertical file materials regarding WKU President Donald Zacharias and his tenure as president 1979-1985.


Ua1f Wku Archives Vertical File - John Minton Part 2, Wku Archives Jan 2011

Ua1f Wku Archives Vertical File - John Minton Part 2, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Records

Digitized veritical file letter sized materials regarding WKU President John Minton and his tenure as interim president 1979 and other positions held at WKU.


Robertson, J. Lee, B. 1922 (Fa 535), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2010

Robertson, J. Lee, B. 1922 (Fa 535), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 535. Interview with J. Lee Robertson conducted by Kenneth Hines and Gil Calhoun in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Robertson reminisces about the U.S. Army during World war II and his long association with Western Kentucky University.


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.


Chelf, Carl Philip, 1937-2011 (Sc 2393), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2010

Chelf, Carl Philip, 1937-2011 (Sc 2393), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2393. "A Selective View of the Politics of Higher Education in Kentucky and the Role of H.H. Cherry, Educator-Politician," a dissertation presented by Carl Chelf in partial fulfillment fo the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1968.


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.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 84, No. 16, Wku Student Affairs Oct 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 84, No. 16, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Articles in this issue:

  • Paul, Corey. Fights & Frenzy
  • Day, Michelle. Gunfire Unconfirmed, Investigation Continues
  • Hale, Marianne. Campus, Community Voice Concerns
  • Timeline of Events
  • Slitz, Alex. A Thousand Words – Charus Changchit
  • Howerton, Christina. Enrollment Increases 2.6 Percent
  • Howerton, Christina. Task Force Explores Ways to Make College Cost Less
  • Gadbois, Chris. Rudeness Isn’t an Issue with Shuttle Drivers
  • Bonneau-Kaya, Chrystal. Objectification of Women is Dehumanizing, Wrong
  • Schwab, Edmond. Learn the Background of the Financial Troubles
  • Bybee, Sarah. Please Slow Down and Watch Out for Pedestrians
  • Cawthorn, Shawna. Poor Football ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 50, Wku Student Affairs Apr 2008

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 50, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • A Thousand Words
  • Annie’s Outlook comic strip
  • Beyond the Hill
  • Classifieds
  • Crime Reports
  • Diversions
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Opinion
  • Sports

Articles in this issue:

  • Brown, Holly Packing Silent Heat
  • Day, Michelle. Regents to Finalize Cuts, Raise Tuition
  • Hale, Marianne. Parking Loses Three Bus Drivers, Updates Shuttle Schedule
  • Greer, Lindsey. A Thousand Words – Mazna Al-Marzooqi
  • Siders, Neil. Ruckus Bill Shelved Because of IT Concerns
  • Wilson, Laurel. City to Auction Surplus
  • Diehm, Jan & Susie Laun. New Editors Bring Fresh Ideas
  • Abston, Jason. Extra Money Going into Tank ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 24, Wku Student Affairs Nov 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 24, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 22, Wku Student Affairs Nov 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 22, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 21, Wku Student Affairs Nov 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 21, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 20, Wku Student Affairs Nov 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 20, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 19, Wku Student Affairs Nov 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 19, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 18, Wku Student Affairs Nov 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 18, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 17, Wku Student Affairs Oct 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 17, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 16, Wku Student Affairs Oct 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 16, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 15, Wku Student Affairs Oct 2007

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 83, No. 15, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news.