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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.


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.


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

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

MSS Finding Aids

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

MSS Finding Aids

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.


A Virtual Tour Of Wku’S Main Campus, Zachary Ryle May 2012

A Virtual Tour Of Wku’S Main Campus, Zachary Ryle

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

In my WKU Honors College Capstone Experience entitled “A Virtual Tour of WKU’s Main Campus,” my task was to create a virtual tour students across the state, country and even around the world could use to view WKU’s campus without ever setting foot in Bowling Green. Throughout this experience, I filmed myself giving individual tour of over 60 different locations on WKU’s campus, with a total of 72 buildings and locations earning markers on the campus map. This virtual tour was created during the summer of 2011 and was completed by November of that same year. Once ...


Interview Conducted By Joseph Carl Ruff With Herbert Alexander Oldham (Fa 166), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Interview Conducted By Joseph Carl Ruff With Herbert Alexander Oldham (Fa 166), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview conducted by Joseph Carl Ruff with Herbert Alexander Oldham on 15 May 1993 in Bowling Green, Kentucky. They discuss African American education in Bowling Green, Kentucky, integration, and segregation. They also discuss Oldham's education at St. Augustine College in Raleigh, North Carolina, his teaching career and education administration positions in Bowling Green, his family backgound, and his experiences as an African American youth in Bowling Green.


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

MSS Finding Aids

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.