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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 ...


Mary Evelyn Thurman, 1921-2005 (Sc 2834), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2014

Mary Evelyn Thurman, 1921-2005 (Sc 2834), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2834. Business and personal correspondence, receipts, and ephemera of Mary E. Thurman, an elementary school teacher abroad in the 1950s and 1960s. She later became a librarian at Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, and authored several children’s books. Includes paper valentines from students, a letter in Japanese,and two Japanese floral prints.


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.


Franklin Female College - Franklin, Kentucky (Sc 2720), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2013

Franklin Female College - Franklin, Kentucky (Sc 2720), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2720. Bound typescript of the Board of Trustees minutes from the Franklin Female College, Franklin, Kentucky. (155 p.)


Edmunds Family Papers (Mss 443), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Edmunds Family Papers (Mss 443), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 443. Correspondence, deeds, legal and other personal papers of the Edmunds family of North Carolina and Caldwell County, Kentucky. Includes genealogical data and papers of associated families, primarily the Cameron family of North Carolina.


Furman, Lucy Salome, 1869-1958 (Sc 564), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Furman, Lucy Salome, 1869-1958 (Sc 564), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 564. Chiefly letters, 1914-1938, written by Lucy Furman, author and educator, who taught and worked at Hindman Settlement School, Hindman, Knott County, Kentucky. Twenty-one of the letters, to Julia Neal, Auburn, Logan County, Kentucky, are collected in a separate subfolder. Miss Neal wrote her 1933 master’s thesis on Miss Furman. Also includes other letters and printed materials used in Miss Neal’s thesis.


Baker, L. Alleyne, 1858-1916 (Sc 234), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Baker, L. Alleyne, 1858-1916 (Sc 234), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 234. Two letters written to L. Alleyne Baker, a school teacher In Auburn, Logan County, Kentucky. An 1898 letter, from a cousin, contains family news; a 1907 letter pertains to educational matters. Also includes an undated essay by a female high school student entitled, “Woman’s Sphere.”


Swigert, Anne Howe - Letter To (Sc 1892), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2009

Swigert, Anne Howe - Letter To (Sc 1892), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1892. Letter, 22 September 1840 from Nannie, Paris, Kentucky, telling of her vacation, her reading materials, and general gossip about her classmates.


Simmons, Stella (Sc 1810), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2008

Simmons, Stella (Sc 1810), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1810. Paper: "Science Hill School: English and Classical School for Girls, Shelbyville, Kentucky" written by Stella Simmons for a Western Kentucky State Teachers College literature class. Includes requirements for admission and graduation taken from the school catalog.


Dulaney Family (Sc 1466), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2007

Dulaney Family (Sc 1466), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1466. Letter (1855) written from Annie E. Dulaney to her brother, William L. Dulaney, in which she discusses her schoolwork and the encroaching Christmas holiday. Also included in a four-page sketch (1909) of Hiram W. Dulaney's service in the 9th Regiment Kentucky Cavalry during the Civil War.