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Fortnightly Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 432), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2012

Fortnightly Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 432), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 432. Minutes, membership lists, yearbooks, correspondence, photographs, and miscellaneous records of the Fortnightly Club, a men’s literary club in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Sharp, W. T. (Sc 2627), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2012

Sharp, W. T. (Sc 2627), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2627. Letter of W. T. Sharp, Foster (Bracken County) Kentucky, to an unidentifed young lady. In the company of her sister, Mrs. Tegard, she had recently visited the store of H. S. Pribble & Company, where Sharp worked, and he asks permission to correspond with her.


American Association Of University Women - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 727), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

American Association Of University Women - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 727), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Mansucripts Small Collection 727. Letters, 1949-52 (14), written to Sibyl Stonecipher, WKU professor, Bowling Green, Kentucky, from a Displaced
Person in Germnay, Aina Raits, whose family was adopted by the Bowling Green Branch. Letters relating the same, 1949, 1976 (2), and photos of Raits’ family (2).


Moss, John Mckenzie, 1868-1929 (Sc 518), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

Moss, John Mckenzie, 1868-1929 (Sc 518), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 518. Papers of John McKenzie Moss, lawyer, judge, and politician of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Notice of his contest of election, 3rd Congressional District, 1900; letters to Moss pertaining chiefly to politics, 1902-1903; letter of Moss to lawyer, 1902.


Galloway, John Marshall, 1844-1937 (Sc 519), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

Galloway, John Marshall, 1844-1937 (Sc 519), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 519. Business papers of John M. Galloway, lawyer and judge of Bowling Green, Kentucky, which include petition for election to enable county to purchase railroad stock, 1889; 1890 stock certificates and a 1901 deposition related to Warren Deposit Bank; Peter Perkins’ will, 1891; judgeship certificate, 1903; newspaper clippings and photos kept by Mrs. Galloway, 1873-1930.


Sumpter, William Cullin, 1862-1958 (Sc 748), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

Sumpter, William Cullin, 1862-1958 (Sc 748), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 748. Membership book of Aeolian Lodge Number 51 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Bowling Green, Kentucky, retained by William Cullin Sumpter. Information includes name, residence, occupation, and age of each applicant.


Unlocking The Complexity Of The Health Care System: Kentucky’S Health Navigators, Michael T. Childress Oct 2012

Unlocking The Complexity Of The Health Care System: Kentucky’S Health Navigators, Michael T. Childress

CBER Research Report

From the preface:

Health navigation comes in many forms. Sometimes it takes the form of helping an individual find the treatment, medication, or health services they need. Other times navigation takes the form of helping a patient overcome barriers of child care, finances, or transportation so they can see a doctor. In other cases navigation means working with patients to enhance health literacy so they comply with medical instructions and are not readmitted to a hospital. And sometimes health navigation entails lending an empathetic hand to patients under‐ going the rigors of cancer treatment.

Here we adopt a fairly broad ...


Mammoth Cave Hotel - Registers (Mss 66), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2012

Mammoth Cave Hotel - Registers (Mss 66), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and images (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Collection 66. Original, bound folio hotel registers and bound typescript copies of the same for the Mammoth Cave Hotel, located near the famed subterranean tourist attraction in Edmonson County, Kentucky. Entries include the name and hometown of the visitor as well as the date. One wag signed in as Abraham Lincoln on 30 May 1863.


Donan, John Gillaspy, 1826-1905 (Sc 740), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2012

Donan, John Gillaspy, 1826-1905 (Sc 740), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 740. Mexican War letter of John Gillaspy Donan, Barren County, Kentucky, to his brother, Fountain, 29 December 1847 from Jalapa regarding conditions in Mexico, morale, yellow fever, etc. Also Mustering-Out List of Co. K, 4th Regiment Kentucky Foot Volunteers, and Mason’s Diploma, 13 October 1847.


Wpa: An Important Chapter In U.S. And Kentucky History, Mary Mclaren, Jennifer Bartlett, Angelia Pulley Sep 2012

Wpa: An Important Chapter In U.S. And Kentucky History, Mary Mclaren, Jennifer Bartlett, Angelia Pulley

Library Presentations

Guidebooks, art, archival inventories, drama, public buildings, and road construction come to mind as unique chapters of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) program during depression-era U.S. history. This session will explain what it means for the University of Kentucky Libraries to be designated as an ASERL Center for Excellence for WPA publications. It will highlight key WPA publications with emphasis on public access, both print and electronic, as well as UK’s efforts to promote the collection.


Report To Governor’S Blue Ribbon Commission On Tax Reform By Economic Consultants, William Hoyt, William Fox, Michael T. Childress, James Saunoris Sep 2012

Report To Governor’S Blue Ribbon Commission On Tax Reform By Economic Consultants, William Hoyt, William Fox, Michael T. Childress, James Saunoris

CBER Research Report

Excerpts from the executive summary:

Two basic points come from our analysis of Kentucky’s tax system: a broader tax base is needed so that revenue can keep pace with future economic growth, and changes are needed to improve Kentucky’s economic competitiveness.

Without fundamental reforms Kentucky could face a $1 billion shortfall by 2020, and could find itself at a competitive disadvantage to neighboring states for business growth, retention, and recruitment.

The options we present below can improve future revenue growth and economic competitiveness—which are evaluated with respect to other important factors, such as fairness and simplicity. The ...


Harrodsburg, Kentucky - Petition (Sc 30), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2012

Harrodsburg, Kentucky - Petition (Sc 30), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 30. Petition, containing signatures of several citizens, for the sinking of a cistern in the public square of Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky.


Kentucky’S Structural Deficit, Michael T. Childress, William Hoyt Sep 2012

Kentucky’S Structural Deficit, Michael T. Childress, William Hoyt

Issue Brief on Topics Affecting Kentucky’s Economy

No abstract provided.


A Profile Of Kentucky Medicaid Mental Health Diagnoses, 2000‐2010, Michael T. Childress Sep 2012

A Profile Of Kentucky Medicaid Mental Health Diagnoses, 2000‐2010, Michael T. Childress

CBER Research Report

Good policy is dependent upon good data. This is especially true in health policy. Here we provide data on the number of Kentucky Medicaid beneficiaries who have received a mental or behavioral health diagnosis from 2000 to 2010. A Profile of Kentucky Medicaid Mental Health Diagnoses, 2000‐2010 provides information on the total number of individuals who have been diagnosed with a mental health disorder as well as a year‐by‐year count of the 15 broad categories used to classify these diagnoses. Presented for children (age 18 and younger) and adults (19 and older), these data are organized at ...


Hopkin, Rachel Claire (Fa 581), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Hopkin, Rachel Claire (Fa 581), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding Aid only for Folklife Archives Project 581. Illustrated paper by Rachel Hopkin titled “A Reel in a Bottle: The Bottle Art of Chris Wood.” This illustrated project provides insight into the art of creating bottle art, or bottle whimsies. Folk artist Chris Wood’s path from observer to artist is detailed and includes his interpretations of the work of several historical and modern artisans within the genre. The project was submitted for the 2011 Folklife Archives Award competition at Western Kentucky University.


Hopkin, Rachel Claire (Fa 586), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Hopkin, Rachel Claire (Fa 586), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding Aid and full text paper (Click on "Additional File" below) for Folklife Archvies Project 586. Independent study project conducted by Rachel Hopkin on George R. Gibson, a banjo player from eastern Kentucky. The project, contained on two DVDs, includes photos, audio interviews and transcripts, a paper, bibliography, and field notes. Participating in the interview are Gibson and musicians John W. Haywood and Kevin C. Howard, who describe Gibson’s influence on them. This project was executed for the folk studies program at Western Kentucky University.


Chappell, Katherine (Fa 582), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Chappell, Katherine (Fa 582), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding Aid only for Folklife Archives Project 582. Illustrated paper by Katherine Chappell titled “Fine, Folk, or Functional? The Art of Mark Whitley.” This illustrated project provides insight into the art of furniture making and the distinctions between the artistic formation of furniture and mass production. The project details the journey of one craftsman, Mark Whitley of Warren County, Kentucky, from one who makes furniture, into an artist whose work is practical, functional, and enduring. The project was submitted for the 2011 Folklife Archives Award competition at Western Kentucky University.


Faytullayeva, Shamira A. (Fa 584), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Faytullayeva, Shamira A. (Fa 584), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding Aid only for Folklife Archives Project 584. Illustrated paper by Shamira A. Faytullayeva titled “A Great Tailor in My Family.” This illustrated project describes the economic benefits of the tailoring skills of a Russian emigrant, Samisiya Faytullayeva. Samisiya’s mother taught her to sew when she was a child, and the skill has provided an income for her family in the years since her husband’s death and their subsequent immigration to the United States. This project was submitted for the 2011 Folklife Archives Award competition at Western Kentucky University.


Callis, Mariah (Fa 583), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Callis, Mariah (Fa 583), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 583. Illustrated paper by Mariah Callis titled “Grave Decoration in a Bowling Green Cemetery: An Analysis of Children’s Grave Adornment.” This illustrated project provides a brief yet detailed description of the author’s first field work experience. The work, an analysis of children’s grave adornment, provides information specific to Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, Kentucky, and categorizes the types of ornamentation placed on children’s graves and the frequency of such decoration. The project was submitted for the 2011 Folklife Archives Award competition at Western Kentucky University.


Davis, B. T. (Sc 2591), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Davis, B. T. (Sc 2591), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2591. Typescript copy of an address titled “The State Line,” delivered by Senator B.T. Davis, Hickman, Kentucky, before the Kentucky State Bar Association at Bowling Green, Kentucky. The address details information about the borders of Kentucky and the history of the borders and territories in America.


Wynn, Katie (Fa 580), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Wynn, Katie (Fa 580), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 580. Illustrated paper by Katie Wynn titled “The Art of Cake Decorating: An Examination of the Art of Callie Christian.” A detail account of the process of baking and decorating a cake, with an emphasis on cakes for celebratory events such as birthdays. Discusses the influence of popular culture on cake decorating themes. This project was submitted for the 2011Folklife Archives Award competition at Western Kentucky University.


Bolick, Molly (Fa 579), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Bolick, Molly (Fa 579), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 579. Illustrated paper by Molly Bolick titled “Embodied Art: Identity, Adornment, and Style in Women’s Flat Track Roller Derby.” Analysis of the artistic process of choosing a derby name and the assemblage of dress elements and adornment in the context of the body as a canvas. This project was submitted for the 2011Folklife Archives Award competition at Western Kentucky University.


Mccartt-Jackson, Sarah (Fa 577), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Mccartt-Jackson, Sarah (Fa 577), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 577. Paper by Sarah McCartt-Jackson titled “The Invasion of the Scarecrows and Community Aesthetic Perspective.” Describes an annual event called Invasion of the Scarecrows designed to promote downtown shopping in Scottsville, Kentucky. This project won the 2011Folklife Archives Award competition at Western Kentucky University.


Board Of Trustees - Bardstown, Kentucky (Sc 2567), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Board Of Trustees - Bardstown, Kentucky (Sc 2567), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2567. Bound copy of the Board of Trustees record from Bardstown, Kentucky from 1782-1826. Copied from original papers by Sisters of Nazareth, Nazareth, Kentucky.


Averitt, Lewis H., 1812-1872 (Sc 710), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Averitt, Lewis H., 1812-1872 (Sc 710), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 710. Manuscript book of 30 poems written by Dr. Lewis H. Averitt physician of Caledonia, Trigg County, Kentucky, between 1840-1872. Several of the poems are about the Whig Party in Kentucky, 1842-1843.


Hines, Duncan, 1880-1959 (Mss 410), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Hines, Duncan, 1880-1959 (Mss 410), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 410. Materials relating to Duncan Hines and the marketing of the “Duncan Hines” brand of food products. Includes obituary notices for Duncan Hines, ice cream franchise agreement, stock certificate books for related companies, and a study on marketing the brand to consumers, especially women.


Antipsychotics: Broadened Use Brings Concerns, Michael T. Childress Aug 2012

Antipsychotics: Broadened Use Brings Concerns, Michael T. Childress

Issue Brief on Topics Affecting Kentucky’s Economy

No abstract provided.


Adhd Medication: Wide Variation Across Kentucky Raises Questions, Michael T. Childress Aug 2012

Adhd Medication: Wide Variation Across Kentucky Raises Questions, Michael T. Childress

Issue Brief on Topics Affecting Kentucky’s Economy

No abstract provided.


Kentucky Medicaid Pharmaceutical Utilization Guide, 2000‐2010, Michael T. Childress Aug 2012

Kentucky Medicaid Pharmaceutical Utilization Guide, 2000‐2010, Michael T. Childress

CBER Research Report

From the preface:

Understanding Medicaid pharmaceutical utilization in Kentucky is important: over $6.6 billion was expended in the state from 2000 to 2010 on outpatient medication; it has the potential to fundamentally transform the health and well‐being individuals, and by extension wider communities; and there is a continuing trend in the nonmedical use (and abuse) of prescription drugs, exacting a heavy toll on individuals, their families, and the wider community. The Kentucky Medicaid Pharmaceutical Utilization Guide, 2000‐2010 provides information on the 50 most utilized pharmaceuticals in Kentucky with respect to prescriptions, costs, and total grams—and presents ...


Analgesic Narcotics: Effects Beyond Pain Relief, Michael T. Childress Aug 2012

Analgesic Narcotics: Effects Beyond Pain Relief, Michael T. Childress

Issue Brief on Topics Affecting Kentucky’s Economy

No abstract provided.