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Whipple, Thelma Louise, B. 1912 (Sc 3516), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2020

Whipple, Thelma Louise, B. 1912 (Sc 3516), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3516. School memory book of Thelma Louise Whipple, Hickman, Kentucky, containing autographs and names of teachers, classmates and friends.


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 ...


Schools - Simpson County, Kentucky (Sc 3423), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Schools - Simpson County, Kentucky (Sc 3423), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3423. Report of a joint meeting to discuss proposals to merge the Independent School District of Franklin, Kentucky and the Simpson County (Kentucky) School District. Matters considered include a joint budget, tax rate, facilities, and costs per pupil. Includes data on high school enrollment for 1939-1940. The report concludes with a decision to reject the merger.


Wilson, Effie Gertrude, 1903-1986 (Sc 3337), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Wilson, Effie Gertrude, 1903-1986 (Sc 3337), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3337. “Burkesville’s Colleges,” a paper by Effie G. Wilson, Marrowbone, Kentucky, outlining the history of Alexander College and Burkesville College, two nineteenth-century schools in Burkesville (Cumberland County), Kentucky.


Yates, Otis Webster, 1888-1981 (Sc 3234), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2018

Yates, Otis Webster, 1888-1981 (Sc 3234), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3234. Letter, 30 November 1922, to “Levy” from O. W. Yates, Dean of Bethel College, Russellville, Kentucky. He describes his work teaching the Bible and Greek to ministerial students, his pastorship, and his house and family, and asks about seeing Levy when he visits North Carolina at Christmas.


Capwell, Franklin Wall, 1823-1889 (Sc 3232), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Capwell, Franklin Wall, 1823-1889 (Sc 3232), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3232. Letter, 10 January 1845, of teacher Franklin W. Capwell to his parents in Wyoming County, New York. Writing from Mortonsville, Kentucky, he describes the circumstances of his decision to teach at a seminary there, listing his subjects and fees. He finds Southern girls unsuitable for their lack of education, but declares that their wealth makes them good marriage prospects for other Northern men. He also comments on the reliance on slaves for ordinary labor, the defense of slavery byministers, and the fear of slave uprisings among whites,who arm themselves with guns ...


Sears, Tommie Paula (Fa 1198), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Sears, Tommie Paula (Fa 1198), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 1198. Student paper titled “One Room Schools of Yesterday” in which Tommie Paula Sears interviews Hattie Blake, a former student, and eventual instructor, at a one-room schoolhouse in Lewisburg, Kentucky. In her interview with Sears, Blake mentions various one-room schoolhouses throughout the region and offers insight into how a typical academic day was structured. Blake also details her own experiences as a teacher in a one-room schoolhouse. The paper includes projector slides of the informant and the Tunstill schoolhouse, as well as a 1958 ...


Carley Family Papers (Sc 3223), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Carley Family Papers (Sc 3223), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3223. Letters and papers of George Carley of Georgetown, Kentucky and family (mainly daughters, a granddaughter, and nieces). Relatives in Ontario, Canada and in Pennsylvania report family news and mourn the soldiers of World War I; a daughter writes from Arkansas of taxes and the economy, her stepson writes of medical studies during the influenza pandemic, and her brother-in-law writes of oil and investments. George’s papers include solicitations from makers of fencing and farm supplies.

Also includes children’s letters and poems.


Bowling Green, Kentucky - City Schools - Relating To (Sc 3188), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2018

Bowling Green, Kentucky - City Schools - Relating To (Sc 3188), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3188. Abstract of a federally funded program proposal submitted by Bowling Green (Kentucky) City Schools for the year 1971 titled “Increasing teacher effectiveness in dealing with student behavior.” The program aimed to train teachers at Bowling Green Junior and Senior High Schools in techniques for better understanding the problems of African-American and disadvantaged students and to aid students in developing more positive behavior.


Ennis, William Franklin, Sr., 1856-1939 (Mss 614), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2017

Ennis, William Franklin, Sr., 1856-1939 (Mss 614), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 614. Journals with short entries about daily happenings and listings of farm expenses for William F. Ennis, a farmer, quarry owner, and businessman from Warren County, Kentucky. Also includes some poetry, weather information, and data about an unnamed individual conducting a school.


Huenefeld, Earl Warren, B. 1921 And Alvis Marie (Dunaway) Huenefeld, 1922-1994 (Mss 606), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2017

Huenefeld, Earl Warren, B. 1921 And Alvis Marie (Dunaway) Huenefeld, 1922-1994 (Mss 606), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 606. Courtship letters of E. Warren Huenefeld, Fort Thomas, Kentucky, and his fiancé and eventual wife, Alvis Marie Dunaway, while she was teaching school in Madison County and Pulaski County, Kentucky. Includes some elementary music teaching Material and a pencil sketch of Alvis Huenefeld.


Mcreynolds, Benjamin, 1769-1845 (Mss 603), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2017

Mcreynolds, Benjamin, 1769-1845 (Mss 603), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scans of selected items (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Collection 603. Manuscript books of sermons, religious, medical and other writings created by Benjamin S. McReynolds, a Butler County, Kentucky Methodist minister. Includes family history and records of schools operated by McReynolds.


Bridgeport School - Warren County, Kentukcy (Sc 3031), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2016

Bridgeport School - Warren County, Kentukcy (Sc 3031), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3031. Information about the Bridgeport School located in southern Warren County, Kentucky, which was sold in 1928. Information includes census totals from 1909 to 1918, general physical condition, image of school in 1909, deeds.


Cedar Bluff Female College - Woodburn, Kentucky (Mss 580), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2016

Cedar Bluff Female College - Woodburn, Kentucky (Mss 580), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 580. Two account books of Cedar Bluff Female College, Woodburn, Kentucky showing charges to students for books and supplies. One book includes general farm accounts of the college’s proprietor, William F. Whitesides of Simpson County.


Helm, Alban Foster, 1861-1936 (Sc 3012), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2016

Helm, Alban Foster, 1861-1936 (Sc 3012), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3012. Diploma, 18 June 1884, of Alban F. Helm for completion of Teachers Course of Study, Seminary and Normal School, Morgantown, Kentucky; Teacher’s Certificate, 4 August 1888, of Alban F. Helm for common schools of Butler County, Kentucky.


Fulkerson, Joseph Gerald, 1923-2013 And Josephine (Woodward) Fulkerson, 1926-2016 (Sc 2995), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2016

Fulkerson, Joseph Gerald, 1923-2013 And Josephine (Woodward) Fulkerson, 1926-2016 (Sc 2995), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2995. Autograph album of Josephine (Woodward) Fulkerson, 1937; and “Memories West Louisville High School 1942-1992,” a souvenir booklet belonging to Joseph G. Fulkerson, with biographical data on the members of his 1942 high school graduating class.


Smith, Mary Woodrow (Wilson), 1913-2005 (Sc 2991), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2016

Smith, Mary Woodrow (Wilson), 1913-2005 (Sc 2991), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 2991. “Random Meanderings: The Rural School Years,” Mary W. Smith’s reminiscence of teaching in the rural schools of Butler County, Kentucky. Includes the author’s obituary.


Parent Teacher Association - Austin Tracy Elementary School - Barren County, Kentucky (Sc 2985), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2016

Parent Teacher Association - Austin Tracy Elementary School - Barren County, Kentucky (Sc 2985), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2985. Lists of presidents, officers and committees for the Austin Tracy Elementary School Parent Teacher Association. Includes summaries of programming for 1964-1966 and 1971-1972.


Humble, John S., 1886-1945 (Sc 2932), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2015

Humble, John S., 1886-1945 (Sc 2932), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding Aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2932. Teacher’s certificates and diplomas of John S. Humble of Simpson County, Kentucky; yearbook excerpts relating to Humble’s teaching in Tennessee and Texas; and local color stories written by Humble.


Warren Seminary - Warren County, Kentucky (Lg 384), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2015

Warren Seminary - Warren County, Kentucky (Lg 384), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Land Grant 384. Copy of a land grant, 1816 December 27, by which Gabriel Slaughter, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, granted to The Trustees of the Warren Seminary, 75 acres in Warren County, Kentucky.


Bowling Green Seminary - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Lg 383), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2015

Bowling Green Seminary - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Lg 383), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Land Grant 383. Original land grant, 1816 October 30, by which Gabriel Slaughter, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, granted to The Trustees of the Bowling Green Seminary, 100 acres in Warren County, Kentucky.


Bennett, Edith Lillian, 1925-2013 - Collector (Sc 2906), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2015

Bennett, Edith Lillian, 1925-2013 - Collector (Sc 2906), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2906. Chiefly letters writtenby Locke family of Indiana to Sally Barnett of Ohio County, Kentucky. Although they address her as "sister" and "aunt," no relation is apparent. They discuss religious (Methodist) and family matters. Also includes a letter from Sanuel Landstreet to H. Stevens and Charlotte Belt in which Landstreet expresses his feelilngs about emancipation. Finally, an appeasement agreement made between a prominent group of Baptist leaders in 1892, apparently in Louisville.


Union County, Kentucky - Letter (Sc 2888), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2015

Union County, Kentucky - Letter (Sc 2888), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2888. Portion of a letter, 25 December 1865, written from Morganfield, Kentucky, by a Presbyterian clergyman to his father. After a two-year lapse in communication, he updates his father on his teaching duties at a male academy and his preaching at two churches. He also mourns social ills such as crime and intemperance, and contrasts the irreligion of the North with the growth of evangelical churches in the South.


Jewell, George Raleigh, 1898-1993 (Sc 1527), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2015

Jewell, George Raleigh, 1898-1993 (Sc 1527), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1527. A historical list of Baptist schools and colleges in Kentucky with a brief description of each institution. Detailed information is provided for Clinton College, Clinton, Kentucky.


Cartwright, Frederick Dean, Sr., 1876-1929 (Sc 2833), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2014

Cartwright, Frederick Dean, Sr., 1876-1929 (Sc 2833), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2833. Diploma for attendance and good deportment issued to Fred D. Cartwright by the public schools of Bowling Green, Kentucky, 11 June 1891. The diploma is signed by teacher Alice Barre.


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.


Kirkland, Jesse (Sc 1248), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2014

Kirkland, Jesse (Sc 1248), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1248. Letter, written by Jesse Kirkland, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to John Milstead, Crosland, Kentucky, while attending school at Southern Normal School and Business College in Bowling Green, in which he describes a trip he took on the Green River.


Hebbardsville High School - Hebbardsville, Kentucky (Sc 1242), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2014

Hebbardsville High School - Hebbardsville, Kentucky (Sc 1242), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1242. Script titled “Senior Sentiments,” for class night exercises at Hebbardsville High School in Henderson County, Kentucky.


Bowling Green Academy - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1233), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2014

Bowling Green Academy - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1233), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1233. Letters written to Elizabeth Coombs, of the Kentucky Library, Bowling Green, Kentucky, answering her inquiries about the Bowling Green Academy, a school for blacks sponsored by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.


Dotson, Allene Dooley (Sc 2780), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Dotson, Allene Dooley (Sc 2780), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2780. Paper titled "History of the Bowling Green Female Academy" written by Allene Dooley Dotson for a history class at Western Kentucky University.