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Ua1f Wku Buildings & Grounds, Wku Archives Jan 2017

Ua1f Wku Buildings & Grounds, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Records

Bibliography of sources regarding buildings, construction and the WKU campus.


Ua3/9/2 Honors College & International Center, Rosstarrant Architects Jan 2017

Ua3/9/2 Honors College & International Center, Rosstarrant Architects

WKU Archives Records

Honors College & International Center, RossTarrant Architects, ca. 2017, 8 drawings, 17 x 11,

  • Aerial view
  • Elevation Study
  • Side Elevation
  • Rear Elevation
  • Landscape Plan
  • First, Second & Third Floor Plans

Records housed in WKU President - Ransdell Subject Files.


Ua3/9/2 2010-2022 Master Plan, Wku Planning, Design & Construction Sep 2013

Ua3/9/2 2010-2022 Master Plan, Wku Planning, Design & Construction

WKU Archives Records

WKU master plan map showing buildings needing renovation, proposed buildings, affiliated buildings and WKU property in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Ua3/9/2 Master Development Plan - Phase 1 Wku Owensboro, Hafer Associates, Wku President's Office Sep 2007

Ua3/9/2 Master Development Plan - Phase 1 Wku Owensboro, Hafer Associates, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Master development plan for phase 1 of WKU Owensboro development.


Ua3/9/2 Master Development Plan - Wku Owensboro, Hafer Associates, Wku President's Office Sep 2007

Ua3/9/2 Master Development Plan - Wku Owensboro, Hafer Associates, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Master development plan for WKU Owensboro.


Ua3/9/2 Gordon Ford College Of Business, Wku President's Office Jan 2007

Ua3/9/2 Gordon Ford College Of Business, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Promotional piece showing proposed new Gordon Ford College of Business building.


Ua1b1/7 Wku Centennial Mosaic Dedication, Western Kentucky University Nov 2006

Ua1b1/7 Wku Centennial Mosaic Dedication, Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

Dedication program for the WKU Centennial Mosaic and fountain, includes sky map for Founders Day, November 16, 2006.


Ua3/9/2 Student Plaza, Wku President's Office Jan 2002

Ua3/9/2 Student Plaza, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Fundraising brochure for the WKU student plaza development plan.


Ua3/9/5 Opening Faculty & Staff Convocation, Wku President's Office Aug 1999

Ua3/9/5 Opening Faculty & Staff Convocation, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Speech delivered by WKU president Gary Ransdell at the fall convocation. He discusses freshman orientation, change, Challenging the Spirit strategic plan, budget and funding model, tuition, new buildings, technology, parking, curriculum, dormitories, Diddle Arena renovations, University Senate and employee benefits.


Ua1b3/1 Campus Master Plan, Johnson/Romanowitz/Architects & Planners Jan 1990

Ua1b3/1 Campus Master Plan, Johnson/Romanowitz/Architects & Planners

WKU Archives Records

A 20-Year Campus Master Plan developed by Johnson/Romanwitz/Architects & Planners for Western Kentucky University which includes maps, planning methodology, parking, pedestrian access, future construction and growth, signage, maintenance and accessibility.


Uaua1f Wku Archives Vertical File - Virginia Garrett, Wku Archives Jan 1988

Uaua1f Wku Archives Vertical File - Virginia Garrett, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Records

Digitized vertical file materials regarding Virginia Garrett, wife of WKU's second president Paul Garrett.


Ua3/4 Wku Land-Use Report & Recommended Plan - University Farm & Other University Property, Ryan Cooke & Zuern Associates, Inc., Johnson, Johnson & Roy, Inc., Wku President's Office Jan 1975

Ua3/4 Wku Land-Use Report & Recommended Plan - University Farm & Other University Property, Ryan Cooke & Zuern Associates, Inc., Johnson, Johnson & Roy, Inc., Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Supplement to the WKU Campus Master Plan created during Dero Downing's tenure as president. Housed in Thomas Meredith's Correspondence/Subject File.


Ua3/4 Wku Development Plan Report, Ryan Associated Architects, Inc., Johnson, Johnson & Roy, Inc., Wku President's Office Jan 1973

Ua3/4 Wku Development Plan Report, Ryan Associated Architects, Inc., Johnson, Johnson & Roy, Inc., Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

WKU Development Plan Report created during Dero Downing's tenure as president. Housed in Thomas Meredith's Correspondence / Subject File.


Ua12/2/1/1180 Wku Master Plan, Wku Student Affairs, John Maupin Feb 1966

Ua12/2/1/1180 Wku Master Plan, Wku Student Affairs, John Maupin

WKU Archives Records

Campus master plan showing existing and proposed buildings published in the College Heights Herald.


Ua30/1/1 Contour Map, Western Kentucky State College, Johnson, Depp & Quisenberry Jun 1960

Ua30/1/1 Contour Map, Western Kentucky State College, Johnson, Depp & Quisenberry

WKU Archives Records

Map of WKU campus, 55" x 31"

Legend: Contour Map Western Kentucky State College, Bowling Green, Kentucky
Scale 1" = 100'
June 1960
Prepared by Johnson, Depp & Quisenberry Consulting Engineers, Owensboro, KY.

Boundaries - Louisville & Nashville Railroad on north, 14th Street on east, Normal Boulevard on south and approximate location of University Boulevard on west.

Includes good representation of the African American community Jonesville north of Old Russellville Road, indicating the location of homes and other buildings.

Campus features obsolete items such as the railroad spur to the Heating Plant, Rock House, Diddle Dormitory, Home Economics Building, Ogden Hall, Snell Hall, swimming ...


Ua12/2/1 Teachers College Heights Vol. 17 No. 6, Western Kentucky University Jan 1941

Ua12/2/1 Teachers College Heights Vol. 17 No. 6, Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

Teachers College Heights monthly magazine promoting WKU and documenting campus events and courses offered. This issue presents a pictorial journey across campus.

  • Gardens
  • Van Meter Hall
  • Gordon Wilson Hall
  • Cherry Hall
  • Music program
  • Industrial Arts
  • Home Economics
  • Training School
  • Military Training
  • Agriculture
  • Kentucky Building
  • Dormitories
  • Athletics


Ua12/2/1 Teachers College Heights Vol. 17, No. 5, Western Kentucky University Jan 1940

Ua12/2/1 Teachers College Heights Vol. 17, No. 5, Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

Teachers College Heights monthly magazine promoting WKU and documenting campus events and courses offered. Includes:

  • Founders Day Program, Nov. 16, 1939
  • Kentucky Building Campaign
  • Rodes, John. Conception of College Heights Foundation and the Kentucky Building
  • Stickles, Arndt. Significance and Future Service of the Kentucky Building
  • Moore, Mary. The Kentucky Library and Museum
  • Seward, R.H. The Individual and His Ideal
  • Alexander, J.R. Presentation Address
  • Garrett, Paul. Speech of Acceptance
  • The Building of the Kentucky Building
  • The College Heights Foundation
  • Plan of the Kentucky Building
  • The Pioneer Log Cabin
  • The McGregor Fund
  • Kentucky Library has Many Rare Books
  • The Colonial ...


Ua12/2/1 Teachers College Heights Vol. 15, No. 6, Western Kentucky University Apr 1936

Ua12/2/1 Teachers College Heights Vol. 15, No. 6, Western Kentucky University

WKU Archives Records

Teachers College Heights monthly magazine promoting WKU and documenting campus events and courses offered. This issue includes:

  • Western's KEA Breakfast
  • Western Headquarters at KEA
  • The Cedar House
  • Summer Term Brings Summer Tours
  • Mother's Day at Western Will be Observed May 8
  • The Colonial Garden
  • The Italian Garden - A Touch of the Renaissance
  • Snell Art Collection
  • Kentuckiana
  • Commencement
  • Complete Weather Station Maintained on Western Campus
  • Study Centers Will be Organized in Many Counties this Summer
  • Home Management House is Home Economics Laboratory
  • Dramatics
  • Smith, Bert. 1535 - The English Bible - 1935
  • Potter College Building Served a Most Useful Life
  • Recitation ...


Ua1b3/5 Cherry Statue Plaza Drawing, Wku Cherry Statue Committee Jan 1936

Ua1b3/5 Cherry Statue Plaza Drawing, Wku Cherry Statue Committee

WKU Archives Records

Undated drawings of the Cherry Statue Plaza by unidentified architect.


Ua30/1/1 Landscape Work, Classroom Building, Wku Planning, Design & Construction Jan 1936

Ua30/1/1 Landscape Work, Classroom Building, Wku Planning, Design & Construction

WKU Archives Records

Landscape Work, Classroom Building, PWA KY-1043-R, UA30/1/1 Includes plan with details and sections for area surrounding Cherry Hall and Cedar House.


Ua1e Souvenir Folder Of Western Kentucky State Teachers College, Curt Teich & Company Jan 1935

Ua1e Souvenir Folder Of Western Kentucky State Teachers College, Curt Teich & Company

WKU Archives Records

Booklet of postcards showing buildings on the campus of Western Kentucky University and the proposed memorial tower.


Ua99/1 Scrapbook 7, Bgbu President's Office Jan 1933

Ua99/1 Scrapbook 7, Bgbu President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Scrapbook created by BGBU president J. Lewie Harman of speeches, photographs, postcards, poetry, correspondence and political cartoons on a variety of topics. Many items are not dated. The earliest dated item is from 1923 and the latest is from 1933.


Ua3/1/5/3 Will You Help? / Catechism, Western Kentucky University, Henry Cherry Jan 1911

Ua3/1/5/3 Will You Help? / Catechism, Western Kentucky University, Henry Cherry

WKU Archives Records

Broadside printed to raise funds for construction of Western Kentucky University. Obverse is the Plan for the Campus of the State Normal School in the Western District of Kentucky at Bowling Green by Henry Wright. Reverse is "Catechism" by Henry Cherry which was read at the first chapel exercises February 6, 1911.