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Cloud, Emma Lily (Barnes), B. 1929 (Sc 2490), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2011

Cloud, Emma Lily (Barnes), B. 1929 (Sc 2490), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2490. School autograph books (2), correspondence, and substitute teacher reports of Emma (Barnes) Cloud of Ohio County, Kentucky. Includes a letter and Christmas card from her future husband, Allen C. Cloud, written during his Air Force service.


Hampton, Jeanette, 1913-2007 - Letters To (Sc 2467), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2011

Hampton, Jeanette, 1913-2007 - Letters To (Sc 2467), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2467. Three letters to Jeanette Hampton, Rockfield, Warren County, Kentucky. The first letter, February 1933, informs her that she has been approved as teacher of the Ellis school. Two 1935 letters from friends Minnie and Thala discuss schools, parties, quilting, and visits.


Crabb, Alfred Leland, 1884-1979 (Mss 367), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2011

Crabb, Alfred Leland, 1884-1979 (Mss 367), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and bibliography (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Collection 367. Correspondence, book and article manuscripts, and research material of Alfred Leland Crabb, a native of Warren County, Kentucky and later professor at George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tennessee. The topics of the manuscripts include historical fiction related to Nashville and Bowling Green, biographies of prominent Nashvillians, and articles on all levels of education. Much of the unpublished material is fiction but draws from Crabb's Plum Springs school days and his student experiences at Western Kentucky University.


Dickey, Robert W., B. 1933 (Sc 2449), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2011

Dickey, Robert W., B. 1933 (Sc 2449), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2449. Letter, dated 30 January 1963, from attorney Marshall Funk to Robert W. Dickey related to an school integration lawsuit in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Also includes the political platform and biographical information for Raymond McClard's 1973 state Senate race.


Young, Berenice, B. 1866? (Sc 172), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2011

Young, Berenice, B. 1866? (Sc 172), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 172. Letters, 1889-1893, of Berenice Young to Jennie McKenney, Maquon, Illinois. She writes of her activities and their mutual friends, including former classmates at Glasgow Normal School, Glasgow, Kentucky. She also writes of her visit to a clairvoyant and teaching in Texas and Mississippi. Includes 1966 letters of McKenney's niece with biographical information.


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.


Watwood, Warren G., 1922-1996 - Collector (Sc 167), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2011

Watwood, Warren G., 1922-1996 - Collector (Sc 167), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 167. Civil War disability exemption certifiate of Felix Crady, LaRue County, Kentucky, 1864; Simpson County, Kentucky deed, 1868; statement of Nazareth College, Nelson County, Kentucky, 1868; and an agreement concerning construction of the foundation for Franklin Fremale College, Franklin, Kentucky.


Franklin Female College - Franklin, Kentucky (Sc 501), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2011

Franklin Female College - Franklin, Kentucky (Sc 501), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 501. Certificates of proficiency from the Franklin Female College, 1874 (4), of Maud McCutchen and autograph album of Maud Blair which she had while a student at the college, 1886-1888.


Browne Family - Account Book, 1872-1948 (Sc 211), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2011

Browne Family - Account Book, 1872-1948 (Sc 211), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid for and scan (Click on "additional files" below) Manuscripts Small Collection 211. Account book that lists expenditures for Edmonia, Susie, and James Harvey Browne of Bardstown, 1872-1884; also, for Mary Marshall and Susie Beauchamp, 1882-1884. Book includes the will of Sue Browne Elliott, recipes, and a tuition receipt from the Bardstown Female Academy, 1873. A 1948 letter relates to the Browne family.


Thompson, Harry Edgar, 1865-1964 (Sc 165), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2011

Thompson, Harry Edgar, 1865-1964 (Sc 165), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

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.


Rust, Jacob Ward, 1819-1890 (Sc 163), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2011

Rust, Jacob Ward, 1819-1890 (Sc 163), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 163. Account book, 1874-1877, for students of Bethel Female College, Hopkinsville, Kentucky; undated list of Bethel Female College students; and letters, 1882, to Jacob Ward Rust, president of the college.


Mcdonald, Dan Allyn, 1905-1974 - Collector (Mss 343), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2011

Mcdonald, Dan Allyn, 1905-1974 - Collector (Mss 343), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 343. Correspondence, legal papers, financial records and sundry other documents related to Eugene Scott Brown and his father-in-law, Gilbert Marshall Mulligan, attorneys of Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky. Also includes stray Allen County court records, research notes related to the Civil War, and records about early telephone service in Allen County.


Ua3/1/3 President's Office-Cherry - Scrapbooks, Wku Archives Jan 2011

Ua3/1/3 President's Office-Cherry - Scrapbooks, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, articles and publications of interest to WKU President Henry Cherry. These include education religion, state and national politics, prohibition and Western Kentucky University.