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Copper Box, Wku Cherry Statue Committee Jan 2015

Copper Box, Wku Cherry Statue Committee

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Photo of the copper box used to store duplicate items in the Kentucky Museum. The box measures 15 1/4 inches in length, 10 inches in width and is 4 3/4 inches high.


Copper Box, Wku Cherry Statue Committee Jan 2015

Copper Box, Wku Cherry Statue Committee

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Copper box and some of the items stored in it, duplicates of items in the time capsule in the base of the Cherry Statue. These items and box are stored in the Kentucky Museum.


Copper Box, Wku Cherry Statue Committee Jan 2015

Copper Box, Wku Cherry Statue Committee

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Copper box and some of the duplicate items stored in it. These artifacts are housed in the Kentucky Museum.


Box Label 2, Mattie Mclean Apr 1938

Box Label 2, Mattie Mclean

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

A second label prepared for the copper box housed in the Kentucky Museum. The contents of this box duplicate as nearly as it is possible for us to do, the contents of the one which was placed in the base of Dr. Cherry's bronze statue. Mattie M. McLean, April 6, 1938.


His Memorial Is Western State, Silas Bent Sep 1937

His Memorial Is Western State, Silas Bent

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Article by Silas Bent which appeared in the Louisville Courier-Journal a little over a month after Henry Cherry's death. It gives an overview of his life and career at Western Kentucky University.


End Comes To Dr. Henry Hardin Cherry Sunday Afternoon At Home Here, The Bowling Green Times Journal Aug 1937

End Comes To Dr. Henry Hardin Cherry Sunday Afternoon At Home Here, The Bowling Green Times Journal

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Obituary of Henry Cherry published by the Bowling Green Times Journal. It is also an account of the first thirty years of Western Kentucky University.


Henry Cherry's Funeral, Franklin Studio Aug 1937

Henry Cherry's Funeral, Franklin Studio

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Photograph of Henry Cherry's funeral in Van Meter Hall.


Floral Offering At Ogden Vault, Franklin Studio Aug 1937

Floral Offering At Ogden Vault, Franklin Studio

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Flowers at the Robert Ogden Vault in Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, Kentucky. The vault was made available to the Cherry family temporarily until a decision was made as to Henry Cherry's permanent resting place. He is buried in Fairview Cemetery with his wife Bessie (Fain) Cherry.

Robert Ogden was the founder of Ogden College which was merged with WKU in 1929. Ogden College was on the site now occupied by the Ogden College of Science & Engineering.


Henry Cherry Lying In State With Honor Guard, Franklin Studio Aug 1937

Henry Cherry Lying In State With Honor Guard, Franklin Studio

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Henry Cherry lying in state in Van Meter Hall with two unidentified honor guards.


College Heights, Henry Cherry Apr 1937

College Heights, Henry Cherry

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Henry Cherry's ode to College Heights the hill upon which Western Kentucky University is situated taken from the Teachers College Heights, Vol. 16, No. 3.


Excerpts From Donor Letters, Wku Cherry Statue Committee Jan 1937

Excerpts From Donor Letters, Wku Cherry Statue Committee

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

Quotations from donors to the Cherry Statue fund used in soliciting more donations.


Questions Concerning Western -- Answered, Western Kentucky University Jan 1936

Questions Concerning Western -- Answered, Western Kentucky University

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

List of fifteen frequently asked questions used for promotion of WKU. It was printed in an issue of the Teachers College Heights.


Total Contributions Made For The Erection Of A Bronze Statue Of President Henry Hardin Cherry, Wku Cherry Statue Committee Jan 1933

Total Contributions Made For The Erection Of A Bronze Statue Of President Henry Hardin Cherry, Wku Cherry Statue Committee

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

List of signatures and contributions paid by faculty and staff to the Cherry Statue fund in 1933.


List Of Contributors, Wku Cherry Statue Committee Mar 1931

List Of Contributors, Wku Cherry Statue Committee

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

List of contributors, many faculty, with signatures and amounts paid for the preliminary carving of the statue by Lorado Taft.


Important To The Citizenship Of Bowling Green & Warren County, Western Kentucky University Jan 1923

Important To The Citizenship Of Bowling Green & Warren County, Western Kentucky University

2015: Cherry Statue Time Capsule

A broadside promoting Western Kentucky University and its benefit to Bowling Green and Warren County.