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Ray, Joseph Malchus, 1907-1991 (Sc 3329), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Ray, Joseph Malchus, 1907-1991 (Sc 3329), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full text scan of memoirs and photographs and digital files of interviews (Click on "Additional Files" below to access) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3329. Memoirs, sundry papers, and oral histories of Joseph Malchus Ray, a native of Warren County, Kentucky, who went on to teach at universities in Texas, Alabama and Maryland. He ended his career as president of the University of Texas at El Paso in 1968, but stayed on afterwards as the H.Y. Benedict Professor of Political Science at UTEP. The memoirs discuss in detail his professional and personal life and the values that ...


Earwood, Gregory Charles (Sc 3245), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2018

Earwood, Gregory Charles (Sc 3245), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3245. Correspondence and related material regarding Greg C. Earwood, president of the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky, Lexington, and his visits to First Baptist Church, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes brief data about the Seminary and the announcement of Earwood’sretirement in 2016.


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.


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.


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.


Richmond, Emeline Holden, 1807-1893 (Sc 1298), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2014

Richmond, Emeline Holden, 1807-1893 (Sc 1298), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1298. Typescripted diary of Emeline Holden Richmond, Newark, New Jersey, kept from 14 August through 10 October 1826 during her journey to Mississippi, where she planned to serve as a teacher of Indian children and Presbyterian missionary. Includes family and biographical data and information about the mission.


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.


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

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

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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

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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.


Bowling Green City Council Of Parents And Teachers - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1085), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2013

Bowling Green City Council Of Parents And Teachers - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1085), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1085. Paper which describes the beginning and early years of the Parent-Teacher Association in Bowling Green, Kentucky schools.


Moxley, Frank Otha, 1908-2004 (Sc 1036), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2013

Moxley, Frank Otha, 1908-2004 (Sc 1036), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1036. Notes of Howard E. Bailey, Western Kentucky University’s Dean of Student Affairs, taken during a 1998 interview with Frank Otha Moxley. Moxley relates his educational pursuit and career. Includes Bailey’s informational letter.


Mills, Barbara Ann (Tucker), B. 1931 (Sc 921), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Mills, Barbara Ann (Tucker), B. 1931 (Sc 921), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 921. Barbara Ann (Tucker) Mills writes of her life growing up in a home in Bowling Green, Kentucky that provided rooms and meals for students at Western Kentucky State Teachers College and Bowling Green Business University during the 1930s and 1940s. Her parents, known and “Ma Tucker” and “Pa Tucker,” operated boardinghouses located on College Street. Also includes two family photographs.


Gaines, Elizabeth, B. 1852 (Sc 999), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Gaines, Elizabeth, B. 1852 (Sc 999), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 999. Recollections of Elizabeth Gaines about her life in Bowling Green and Warren County, Kentucky. She discusses residents, schools, and businesses. Gaines includes a detailed account of Civil War incidents in Bowling Green that she recalls from her childhood.


Bowling Green Female College - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 661), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Bowling Green Female College - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 661), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 661. Certificates of proficiency in various subjects awarded to Mattie and Kate Sumpter, Bowling Green, Kentucky, by the Bowling Green Female College and signed by its president, George M. Edgar.


Cherry, James Preston, 1896-1961 (Sc 659), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Cherry, James Preston, 1896-1961 (Sc 659), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 659. Report cards for second and third grade of James Preston Cherry, issued by Bowling Green Public Schools, Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Self, Sarah Elizabeth, B. 1915 (Sc 657), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Self, Sarah Elizabeth, B. 1915 (Sc 657), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 657. Report card issued by Bowling Green High School to Sarah Elizabeth Self, daughter of Ada (Mrs. J. Presley) Self.


Potter College - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 655), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Potter College - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 655), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 655. Request for partial payment of a subscription made to Potter College, 1889, and an invitation to Miss Sallie Drake from the faculty of Potter College, 1903.


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 only 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 Kendal Jones’ Female Seminary, Samuel Moore Gaines’ Presbyterian Schoolfor Young Ladies, and George Edgar’s Bowling Green Female College.


Richardson, Sarah Pickett, B. 1944 (Sc 2653), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Richardson, Sarah Pickett, B. 1944 (Sc 2653), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid for Mansucripts Small Collection 2653. Miscellaneous items relating to the childhood of Sarah Richardson: birth announcement clippings, a congratulatory card to her mother, a church school certificate, high school report card, and a letter from a friend.


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

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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.”


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 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.


Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955 (Sc 580), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955 (Sc 580), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collectin 580. Letter to John G. Woods, Bowling Green, Kentucky, from Cordell Hull, concerning Southern Normal School and Business College of Bowling Green, which Hull attended in 1886-1887.


Gaines, Samuel Moore, 1815-1906 (Sc 540), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Gaines, Samuel Moore, 1815-1906 (Sc 540), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 540. Letter, 17 February 1875, to Carrie Alexander, a student at Bowling Green Female College, Bowling Green, Kentucky, from Samuel Moore Gaines, the president of the college, concerning her outstanding character while in school.


Southern Normal School And Business College - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 253), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Southern Normal School And Business College - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 253), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 253. Unsigned letter written 7 June 1885 on the stationery of the Southern Normal School and Business College, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to Joe E. Rudolph, Hazelwood, Ballard County, Kentucky, relating students’ activities while the writer was enrolled in the college.


Crabb, Alfred Leland, 1884-1979 (Mss 367), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2011

Crabb, Alfred Leland, 1884-1979 (Mss 367), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and bibliography (click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Collection 367. Correspondence, book and article manuscripts, and research material of Alfred Leland Crabb, a native of Warren County, Kentucky and later professor at George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tennessee. The topics of the manuscripts include historical fiction related to Nashville and Bowling Green, biographies of prominent Nashvillians, and articles on all levels of education. Much of the unpublished material is fiction but draws from Crabb's Plum Springs school days and his student experiences at Western Kentucky University.


Dickey, Robert W., B. 1933 (Sc 2449), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2011

Dickey, Robert W., B. 1933 (Sc 2449), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2449. Letter, dated 30 January 1963, from attorney Marshall Funk to Robert W. Dickey related to an school integration lawsuit in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Also includes the political platform and biographical information for Raymond McClard's 1973 state Senate race.


Mcdonald, Dan Allyn, 1905-1974 - Collector (Mss 343), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2011

Mcdonald, Dan Allyn, 1905-1974 - Collector (Mss 343), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 343. Correspondence, legal papers, financial records and sundry other documents related to Eugene Scott Brown and his father-in-law, Gilbert Marshall Mulligan, attorneys of Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky. Also includes stray Allen County court records, research notes related to the Civil War, and records about early telephone service in Allen County.


Travelstead, Chester Coleman (Mss 281), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2010

Travelstead, Chester Coleman (Mss 281), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 281. Chiefly personal and professional correspondence, speeches, journal articles, reminiscences, and news clippings of noted educator Chester Coleman Travelstead. Of particular interest are the materials related to his 1955 dismissal from the University of South Carolina owing to his stance on racial integration. Also includes correspondence and diaries of his mother Nelle (Gooch) Travelstead, long-time Western Kekntucky University faculty member.


Temple Family Papers (Mss 241), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2010

Temple Family Papers (Mss 241), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 241. Correspondence; financial and legal papers; genealogy and other material related to the Temple family of Warren County, Kentucky, particularly that of Adalaska L. and Mary Camilla (Miller) Temple and their daughter Ruth Hines Temple. Over 400 pieces of artwork on paper by the later are found in the collection, including pencil, as well as, pen and ink drawings, watercolors, pastels, and other graphic and creative design work.


Brashear, Kathleen, 1895-1986 (Sc 2260), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2010

Brashear, Kathleen, 1895-1986 (Sc 2260), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2260. Card, with picture of his home, sent by T.C. Cherry to teacher Kathleen Brashear, prior to the outbreak of World War II. Also, related correspondence and biographical material about Brashear.