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Western Kentucky University

2012

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

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

MSS Finding Aids

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.


Hall's Chapel School District - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 64), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2012

Hall's Chapel School District - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 64), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below)for Manuscripts Small Collection 64. A subscribers' list giving amount of money pledged to pay to John W. Sharrer to teach a three-months school at Hall's Chapel, Warren County, Kentucky.


Allen County, Kentucky - Schools (Sc 600), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

Allen County, Kentucky - Schools (Sc 600), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 600. Advertisements of school sessions of Allen Male and Female College, Scottsville, Kentucky, 1888, and Literary and Business School, Stony Point School House, Allen County, 1891. Faculty, rates of tuition, subjects, etc., are listed.


Southern College Of Kentucky - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 780), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

Southern College Of Kentucky - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 780), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 780. Photocopy of letter written by Henry Grider and A. W. Graham, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to Governor Joseph Desha, requesting his assistance in funding the Southern College of Kentucky, which had been operating for three years in Bowling Green. Also included are photocopies of a 1937 article concerning the educational history of Bowling Green and a 1969 paper by Ward C. Sumpter titled, “Early Schools and Colleges of Warren County.”


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.


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

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

MSS Finding Aids

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.


Sandidge, Hattie Mcmillan (Williams), 1876-1942 (Sc 742), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2012

Sandidge, Hattie Mcmillan (Williams), 1876-1942 (Sc 742), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 742. Photocopy of letter written by Hattie McMillan (Williams) Sandidge, Burkesville, Kentucky, to school day friend, Bessie McMillan (whose father, J. P. McMillan, was president of Alexander College in Burkesville for several years), reminiscing and relating information about Burkesville and mutual friends.


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

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

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only 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.


Farmington Institute - Farmington, Kentucky - Relating To (Sc 538), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Farmington Institute - Farmington, Kentucky - Relating To (Sc 538), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 538. Correspondence between Mary T. Leiper, librarian, Kentucky Library, Bowling Green, Kentucky, and Pearle
L. Hendley, Farmington, Graves County, Kentucky, related to Miss Hendley’s uncle, J.A. Hendley, founder of the Farmington Institute. Includes a photograph of J.A. Hendley.


Whitesides, William F., 1827-1906? (Sc 541), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Whitesides, William F., 1827-1906? (Sc 541), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 541. Letter to C.H. Courts, Bowling Green, Kentucky, from William F. Whitesides, president of Cedar Bluff Female College, Woodburn, Kentucky, asking for a loan. Also express receipt
from Adams Express Company for the desired loan.


Hines, Henry (Sc 543), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Hines, Henry (Sc 543), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 543. Agreement to teach school in Warren County for the 1836-1937 term including the subscribers’ list; also two papers, 1840, pertaining to bill owed Henry Hines by the John McFadin estate for the tuition of one student for one year.


Crabb, Alfred Leland, Jr., B. 1919 (Sc 2540), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2012

Crabb, Alfred Leland, Jr., B. 1919 (Sc 2540), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2540. “Fifty Years in a One-Room School,” an account by Alfred Leland Crabb, Jr. of the teaching career of his grandfather James Wade Crabb in one-room schools, primarily in Butler and Warren counties in Kentucky. Includes data on the Crabb family, a copy of James W. Crabb’s Warren County teaching certificate, a list of Warren County schools, 1908-1919, and an early twentieth-century photo of Plum Springs Schoolhouse, Warren County. Also includes A. L. Crabb, Sr.’s account of a student’s last day at Plum Springs Schoolhouse.


Gough, William Henry, 1826-1910 (Sc 275), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2012

Gough, William Henry, 1826-1910 (Sc 275), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 275. Record book of William H. Gough, the first sheriff of Meade County, Kentucky, containing notes of court cases and jury lists. Includes notes and diary entries relating to his activities at Mount Merino Seminary in Breckinridge County, and lists of students, 1841-1842.


Cooper, Williamson Lee, Jr., 1889-1972 (Sc 2522), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2012

Cooper, Williamson Lee, Jr., 1889-1972 (Sc 2522), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collectin 2522. Letter of W. L. Cooper, Jr., superintendent of Stuart Robinson School, Blackey, Kentucky, to friends of the school. He reports on a fire that destroyed the administration building and asks for donations to support rebuilding.


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

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

MSS Finding Aids

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.


Auburn Seminary - Auburn, Kentucky (Sc 314), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2012

Auburn Seminary - Auburn, Kentucky (Sc 314), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 314. Shares of stock, 1885 (2); letters concerning Auburn Seminary, Auburn, Kentucky, 1900-1968 (3); teacher’s contract, 1907; 1956 histories of seminary (2); and letters and article about the Auburn Seminary Alumni Association, 1963-1966 (3).


Gary, Flora (Sc 376), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Gary, Flora (Sc 376), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 376. Teacher’s registers (2) for school terms, 1903 July 20 to 1903 December 14 and 1905 November 20 to 1905 December 4, taught by Miss Gary in Ohio County, Kentucky, evidently in the communities of Select and Arnold.


Nicholls, Margaret Gates, 1868-1941 (Sc 2511), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Nicholls, Margaret Gates, 1868-1941 (Sc 2511), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2511. Notes of an address to teachers, remarking on the poor conditions in school buildings. The author is unknown; the notes were found in an envelope addressed to Margaret Nicholls, Calhoun, Kentucky.


Rochester Graded Common School - Butler County, Kentucky (Sc 292), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Rochester Graded Common School - Butler County, Kentucky (Sc 292), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 292. Minutes of the meetings of the Board of Trustees of the Rochester Graded Common School, Rochester, Butler County, Kentucky, 1915-1934, at which time the Rochester district was combined with the Butler County school system. Includes miscellaneous items pertaining to the school and the merger.


Auburn High School Board Of Managers (Sc 286), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Auburn High School Board Of Managers (Sc 286), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Mansucripts Small Collection 286. Minutes of the meetings of the Auburn High School Board of Managers, Logan County Kentucky, 1874-1884. Includes list of tuition paid, lease, 1883 school board election results, and miscellaneous loose items.