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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

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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.


Ua3/3/7 Kelly Thompson Scrapbook 5, Wku President's Office Jan 1969

Ua3/3/7 Kelly Thompson Scrapbook 5, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Scrapbook 5 created during Kelly Thompson's tenure as president of WKU. This scrapbook covers the years 1967 through 1969. There are clippings regarding new faculty, construction and Thompson's resignation.


Ua1a Park City Daily News, No. 237 - Wktc Section, Park City Daily News Sep 1927

Ua1a Park City Daily News, No. 237 - Wktc Section, Park City Daily News

WKU Archives Records

Special section of the Park City Daily News dedicated to Western Kentucky University. Articles included in this section:

  • Extensive Improvement Program Nears End
  • Welcome for Students is Aim of News
  • First of Newer Buildings – Van Meter Hall
  • Home Economics Building
  • Western Has Been Adding to Buildings – Library, Heating Plant, Old Stadium
  • Seventy-Five on Western Faculty at Present Time
  • Sixty-Five Acre Farm is Used as Source for Food
  • Western Not Very Old as Schools Run
  • Western’s President – Henry Cherry
  • Questions Answered for Prospective Students of Teachers College Here
  • Cherryton, Where Students Reside, Unusual Village
  • Campus Held Beauty Spot of this ...


Ua3/1/2 Letter To Roemer Brothers, Wku President's Office Jan 1920

Ua3/1/2 Letter To Roemer Brothers, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Letter from the WKU President's Office to Roemer Brothers of Bowling Green regarding the construction of a temporary gymnasium. The letter outlines the specifications for the building.