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Duncan, Sarah Amanda "Dallie," 1848-1940 (Sc 3486), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2019

Duncan, Sarah Amanda "Dallie," 1848-1940 (Sc 3486), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3486. Letters, 3 November 1866 and 23 May 1867, of Dallie Duncan to her mother in Pontotoc, Mississippi. Returning for another year of school at Science Hill Academy, Shelbyville, Kentucky, she writes of her roommates and clothing purchases, asks about various family members, and warns that her tuition should be paid before she leaves school, noting the headmistress’s criticism that “Mississippians never paid their debts when they could help it.” She also expresses concern for her recently widowed mother’s emotional and physical health. Dallie’s mother (addressed as “Mrs. C. G ...


Teachers And Teaching (Sc 3477), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2019

Teachers And Teaching (Sc 3477), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3477. Letter, postmarked 31 October 1933, from "S. I." to her friend "Annie Laurie." Both women have connections to Bowling Green, Kentucky, but "S.I." is currently teaching in a one-room schoolhouse at a location she references as Sassafras Bushes." She laments her routine existence, the trials of teaching 28 students with dispositions "from bland to ferocious" and "intelligence from imbecility to genius," and their "brilliant answers" on a recent test. She refers to some of her and Annie's mutual friends and expresses her intention to attend "Western" (WKU) the following semester.


Rountree, Lizzie (Sc 3136), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2017

Rountree, Lizzie (Sc 3136), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3136. Letter, 10 January 1869 of “Mag” (or “May”) to Lizzie Rountree, Lebanon, Kentucky. Writing from Louisville, Kentucky, she tells Lizzie that she will not be returning to Caldwell Institute in Danville,Kentucky, where they had been schoolmates. She notes the departure of three additional students and reports on the whereabouts of others.


Winchel, Beulah Rhea, 1912-2015 (Mss 609), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2017

Winchel, Beulah Rhea, 1912-2015 (Mss 609), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 609. Correspondence, photographs, travel materials, genealogy, and other personal papers of Beulah R. Winchel, a Breckinridge County, Kentucky, native and a teacher and librarian who served in Japan, Germany and France with the U.S. Army Special Services and the Department of Defense Dependents Schools.


Darden, Addie A., 1856-1931 (Sc 1283), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2014

Darden, Addie A., 1856-1931 (Sc 1283), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1283. Graduation speech delivered at Cedar Bluff Female College in Woodburn, Kentucky by salutatorian Addie Darden on 7 June 1877. Includes an essay read in Latin.


Franklin Female College - Franklin, Kentucky (Sc 2720), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2013

Franklin Female College - Franklin, Kentucky (Sc 2720), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2720. Bound typescript of the Board of Trustees minutes from the Franklin Female College, Franklin, Kentucky. (155 p.)


Cedar Bluff Female College - Woodburn, Kentucky (Sc 2695), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Cedar Bluff Female College - Woodburn, Kentucky (Sc 2695), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2695. Invitations to the 1886, 1887 and 1888 commencement exercises of Cedar Bluff College, a school for young ladies in Woodburn, Kentucky. The members of the graduating classes are listed, and the 1888 invitation includes the program for the event.


Robinson, Mollie B., B. 1860 (Sc 656), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Robinson, Mollie B., B. 1860 (Sc 656), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan of diploma (click on "Additional Files") for Manuscripts Small Collection 656. Mistress of Science diploma conferred upon Mollie B. Robinson by Cedar Bluff Female College, Woodburn, Kentucky. Mollie was the niece of the college's president, William F. Whitesides.


Edmunds Family Papers (Mss 443), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Edmunds Family Papers (Mss 443), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 443. Correspondence, deeds, legal and other personal papers of the Edmunds family of North Carolina and Caldwell County, Kentucky. Includes genealogical data and papers of associated families, primarily the Cameron family of North Carolina.


Bell, Tennie Juliet (Odom), 1872-1943 (Sc 74), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Bell, Tennie Juliet (Odom), 1872-1943 (Sc 74), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 74. Original copy of an essay written by Tennie Juliet (Odom) Bell, of Texas, while a student at Cedar Bluff Female College, Woodburn, Kentucky.


Scott, Lavinia R., B. 1912? (Sc 804), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Scott, Lavinia R., B. 1912? (Sc 804), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 804. Photocopy of paper entitled “Early Schools of Bowling Green,” written by Lavinia R. Scott. Includes information about the Southern College of Kentucky, Franklin, Kentucky, and Mary Kendall Jones’ Female Seminary, Samuel Moore Gaines’ Presbyterian School for Young Ladies, and George Edgar’s Bowling Green Female College.


Smiths Grove College - Smiths Grove, Kentucky (Sc 2649), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2012

Smiths Grove College - Smiths Grove, Kentucky (Sc 2649), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2649. Subscription lists, receipts and other financial records related to the operation of Smiths Grove College in Smiths Grove, Kentucky. Does include a debate outline demanding equal rights for women.


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

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

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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.


Jones, Mary (Kendall), 1806?-1884 (Sc 488), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2012

Jones, Mary (Kendall), 1806?-1884 (Sc 488), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 488. Photocopy of paper entitled “Reminiscences of the Life and Teachings of Mary Kendall Jones while
a Resident of this City,” written by a former student, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, sometime during the period of 1883 to 1887.


Mcintire, Tandie Lewis, 1865-1947 (Mss 396), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2012

Mcintire, Tandie Lewis, 1865-1947 (Mss 396), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscript Collection 396. Correspondence to family, friends, and acquaintances of Tandie Lewis McIntire, Edmonson County, Kentucky. Collection contains educational material related to McIntire's career as a teacher in Edmonson County. Also includes tracts and pamphlets related to McIntire's involvement in religious organizations, particularly Baptist entities.


Education (Sc 267), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2012

Education (Sc 267), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 267. Teachers’ certificates, 1874-1875 (3), issued to Amanda L. and C. S. Arnold for the first and second grades in the Kentucky counties of Henry and Oldham; and school essays written by Wanda Lee Arnold at Eminence College, 1871 (1), and by Bell Mason (1) and Essica Maye Ransdell(1).


Settle, B. C. (Mrs.) (Sc 265), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2012

Settle, B. C. (Mrs.) (Sc 265), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 265. Teacher’s composition book of Mrs. B. C. Settle, presumably of Warren County, Kentucky.


Furman, Lucy Salome, 1869-1958 (Sc 564), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Furman, Lucy Salome, 1869-1958 (Sc 564), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 564. Chiefly letters, 1914-1938, written by Lucy Furman, author and educator, who taught and worked at Hindman Settlement School, Hindman, Knott County, Kentucky. Twenty-one of the letters, to Julia Neal, Auburn, Logan County, Kentucky, are collected in a separate subfolder. Miss Neal wrote her 1933 master’s thesis on Miss Furman. Also includes other letters and printed materials used in Miss Neal’s thesis.


Baker, L. Alleyne, 1858-1916 (Sc 234), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Baker, L. Alleyne, 1858-1916 (Sc 234), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 234. Two letters written to L. Alleyne Baker, a school teacher In Auburn, Logan County, Kentucky. An 1898 letter, from a cousin, contains family news; a 1907 letter pertains to educational matters. Also includes an undated essay by a female high school student entitled, “Woman’s Sphere.”


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

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

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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.


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

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

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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

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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.


Stephenson, Bertha C., 1885-1977 (Sc 2159), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2010

Stephenson, Bertha C., 1885-1977 (Sc 2159), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2159. Letters (some incomplete) to Bertha C. Stephenson, of Milton, Trimble County, Kentucky, from friends, relatives and sweethearts in Kentucky, California and Florida. They write of gifts and photographs exchanged, mutual friends, travel, romances, and Stephenson's upcoming wedding. Includes a handwritten notice from the Board of Health requiring Stephenson and her pupils to be vaccinated in order to conduct school.


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.


Dulaney Family (Sc 1466), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2007

Dulaney Family (Sc 1466), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1466. Letter (1855) written from Annie E. Dulaney to her brother, William L. Dulaney, in which she discusses her schoolwork and the encroaching Christmas holiday. Also included in a four-page sketch (1909) of Hiram W. Dulaney's service in the 9th Regiment Kentucky Cavalry during the Civil War.