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Copper Box, Wku Cherry Statue Committee Jan 2015

Copper Box, Wku Cherry Statue Committee

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Copper box and some of the duplicate items stored in it. These artifacts are housed in the Kentucky Museum.


Copper Box, Wku Cherry Statue Committee Jan 2015

Copper Box, Wku Cherry Statue Committee

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Copper box and some of the items stored in it, duplicates of items in the time capsule in the base of the Cherry Statue. These items and box are stored in the Kentucky Museum.


Memories Kept In Cornerstone, Wku Student Affairs Oct 1971

Memories Kept In Cornerstone, Wku Student Affairs

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Article which appeared in the October 16, 1971 College Heights Herald commemorating Founders Day.


Receipt For Lock, W. T. Cargile Dec 1937

Receipt For Lock, W. T. Cargile

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Receipt for $.50 paid by J.R. Whitmer, chair of the Cherry Statue Committee to W.T. Cargile local sheet metal contractor for the purchase of a lock for the copper box.


Enrollment Figures, E. H. Canon Nov 1937

Enrollment Figures, E. H. Canon

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Official report of the total enrollment of Western Kentucky University from the opening in 1906 through Nov. 16, 1937 when the statue was unveiled.


His Memorial Is Western State, Silas Bent Sep 1937

His Memorial Is Western State, Silas Bent

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Article by Silas Bent which appeared in the Louisville Courier-Journal a little over a month after Henry Cherry's death. It gives an overview of his life and career at Western Kentucky University.


End Comes To Dr. Henry Hardin Cherry Sunday Afternoon At Home Here, The Bowling Green Times Journal Aug 1937

End Comes To Dr. Henry Hardin Cherry Sunday Afternoon At Home Here, The Bowling Green Times Journal

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Obituary of Henry Cherry published by the Bowling Green Times Journal. It is also an account of the first thirty years of Western Kentucky University.


Floral Offering At Ogden Vault, Franklin Studio Aug 1937

Floral Offering At Ogden Vault, Franklin Studio

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Flowers at the Robert Ogden Vault in Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, Kentucky. The vault was made available to the Cherry family temporarily until a decision was made as to Henry Cherry's permanent resting place. He is buried in Fairview Cemetery with his wife Bessie (Fain) Cherry.

Robert Ogden was the founder of Ogden College which was merged with WKU in 1929. Ogden College was on the site now occupied by the Ogden College of Science & Engineering.


Excerpts From Donor Letters, Wku Cherry Statue Committee Jan 1937

Excerpts From Donor Letters, Wku Cherry Statue Committee

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Quotations from donors to the Cherry Statue fund used in soliciting more donations.


Seal Of Western Kentucky State Teachers College, Wku Registrar Jan 1937

Seal Of Western Kentucky State Teachers College, Wku Registrar

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Seal used by WKU Registrar on official documents and diplomas.


Henry Cherry Statue Photograph, Lorado Taft Jan 1937

Henry Cherry Statue Photograph, Lorado Taft

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Photograph of the statue created by Lorado Taft of Henry Cherry. This image was used in fund raising efforts to pay for the statue.


The New Classroom Building, Bill Bass, Western Kentucky University Jan 1937

The New Classroom Building, Bill Bass, Western Kentucky University

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Postcard of the new classroom building which would be named Cherry Hall for Henry Cherry soon after his death. The rendering is by student Bill Bass. The back of the postcard is a description of the building. These were probably prepared to be given out as souvenirs at the dedication of the building.


A Prophet Among His Own People, A. L. Crabb Jan 1937

A Prophet Among His Own People, A. L. Crabb

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

A biography of Henry Cherry written by Southern Normal School alum A.L. Crabb especially for the unveiling of the Cherry Statue. This reprint is from an unidentified issue of the Teachers College Heights.


An Educational Creed, Henry Cherry Jan 1937

An Educational Creed, Henry Cherry

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

A small pamphlet published by Henry Cherry regarding the state of education in Kentucky. It is undated. It is one of the many examples of Cherry's writings about education.


Not To Be Opened Until The Year 8113, Time Wide World Photos Jan 1937

Not To Be Opened Until The Year 8113, Time Wide World Photos

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Clipping from unidentified newspaper of Thornwell Jacobs president of Oglethorpe University studying plans for a time capsule.


Questions Concerning Western -- Answered, Western Kentucky University Jan 1936

Questions Concerning Western -- Answered, Western Kentucky University

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

List of fifteen frequently asked questions used for promotion of WKU. It was printed in an issue of the Teachers College Heights.


Students Receiving The Master Of Arts Degree, Wku Registrar Jan 1936

Students Receiving The Master Of Arts Degree, Wku Registrar

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

List of students who had received masters degrees from Western Kentucky University between 1932 and 1936. The list gives the students' name, address, county and school where they did their undergraduate work.


Autographed Photo Of Henry Cherry, Wku Talisman Jan 1933

Autographed Photo Of Henry Cherry, Wku Talisman

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Autographed photograph of Henry Cherry.


Total Contributions Made For The Erection Of A Bronze Statue Of President Henry Hardin Cherry, Wku Cherry Statue Committee Jan 1933

Total Contributions Made For The Erection Of A Bronze Statue Of President Henry Hardin Cherry, Wku Cherry Statue Committee

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

List of signatures and contributions paid by faculty and staff to the Cherry Statue fund in 1933.


Wesley Hall Reveals Record Of Past, Unknown Jan 1932

Wesley Hall Reveals Record Of Past, Unknown

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Clipping from unidentified newspaper regarding the recovering of time capsule in Vanderbilt University's Wesley Hall cornerstone. Items like this were collected by the Cherry Statue Committee to guide them in choosing documents to place in bronze box beneath the statue.


List Of Contributors, Wku Cherry Statue Committee Mar 1931

List Of Contributors, Wku Cherry Statue Committee

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

List of contributors, many faculty, with signatures and amounts paid for the preliminary carving of the statue by Lorado Taft.


Who's Who Biography Of Henry Cherry, Who's Who Jan 1930

Who's Who Biography Of Henry Cherry, Who's Who

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Who's Who biographical entry for Henry Cherry.


First Degree Graduate - Belle Potter, Wku Registrar Jan 1924

First Degree Graduate - Belle Potter, Wku Registrar

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Registration form and transcript of Belle Potter, the first student to obtain an A.B. or bachelor of arts degree from WKU.


Important To The Citizenship Of Bowling Green & Warren County, Western Kentucky University Jan 1923

Important To The Citizenship Of Bowling Green & Warren County, Western Kentucky University

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

A broadside promoting Western Kentucky University and its benefit to Bowling Green and Warren County.


Tablet Inscription, Western Kentucky University Jan 1922

Tablet Inscription, Western Kentucky University

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Class of 1922 tablet inscription in honor of Henry Cherry. It reads: Out of Grateful Hearts. Students of the Western Normal School of 1922 have erected this tablet as a tribute to commemorate the untiring labors of Henry Hardin Cherry in elevating this institution to the rank of a college. This realization of his life-long dream marks the dawn of a new era for Western Kentucky, bringing a college education within the reach of every aspiring teacher within its borders.


Herman Donovan's Registration & Transcript, Wku Registrar Jan 1911

Herman Donovan's Registration & Transcript, Wku Registrar

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Registration form and transcript of Herman Donovan the first student to register at WKU. He went on to be president of Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky.


Class Of 1887, Shartle Studio Jan 1887

Class Of 1887, Shartle Studio

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Southern Normal School Class of 1887. Front row l to r: ? Motley, ?, ? Noonan, ? Craddock. 2nd row l to r: A.A. Huddleston, ? Carnes, Mollie Williams?, ? Traymins?, Mollie Williams?, ? Gillanwaters. Back row l t r: ? Green, William Baker, Alfred Livingston, J.B. Cummings, R.W. Thomas, Omera Thomas, L.P. Tanner. Names are listed on the back of the photograph.


Commencement Program, Glasgow Normal School Jul 1876

Commencement Program, Glasgow Normal School

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Commencement program for the Glasgow Normal School. It does not include a list of graduates. The Glasgow Normal was the first school in the line that has become Western Kentucky University. It opened in 1876 and closed in the early 1890's.