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Farley, Seth Thomas, Jr., 1917-1999 (Mss 617), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2017

Farley, Seth Thomas, Jr., 1917-1999 (Mss 617), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 617. Correspondence, documents, news clippings and ephemera from Seth Thomas Farley, Jr., a life-long educator. This collection includes a good deal of information about Farley’s teaching career prior to his work as a professor at WKU, his involvement in organizations that fought alcoholism and gambling (particularly the lottery in Kentucky), his church work, and his service on a committee to choose a federal magistrate for the western district of Kentucky. The collection includes an entire box of assessment related material related to Fort Knox Dependent Schools in the mid-1960s.


Mcgregor Collection (Mss 566), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2016

Mcgregor Collection (Mss 566), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 566. Correspondence, accounts, and lists of materials relating to the acquisition by the Kentucky Library, Western Kentucky University, of rare books, periodicals and manuscripts with funding provided by the McGregor Plan.


Carter, Tim Lee, 1910-1987 - Relating To (Sc 2931), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2015

Carter, Tim Lee, 1910-1987 - Relating To (Sc 2931), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2931. Materials relating to Tim Lee Carter, a Tompkinsville, Kentucky physician and member of the U.S. Congress from 1965-1981. Includes clippings, biographical data, correspondence relating to medical malpractice legislation, and programs, memoranda and publicity relating to the opening of the Carter Congressional Collection at Western Kentucky University. Also includes a pencil sketch of Carter.


Phelps, Edwin Dolphus, 1948-2015 (Sc 2916), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2015

Phelps, Edwin Dolphus, 1948-2015 (Sc 2916), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2916. “My Friend—Mr. Diddle,” a reminiscence by Edwin D. Phelps of WKU basketball coach E. A. Diddle. Includes an autobiographical sketch by Phelps.


Quilts - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 2864), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2014

Quilts - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 2864), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2864. Correspondence, promotional material and planning notes for a quilt registry in Logan County, Kentucky, sponsored by the Kentucky Heritage Quilt Society and a subsequent exhibit at the Kentucky Museum, Western Kentucky University.


Graham, Robert Duke, 1900-1984 (Mss 473), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2013

Graham, Robert Duke, 1900-1984 (Mss 473), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 473. Correspondence and scrapbooks of Robert D. Graham, Democratic mayor of Bowling Green, Kentucky from 1960-1963 and 1968-1971. The materials mostly document his public career, but some personal papers, including those of his wife Edith, are included.


Carter, Tim Lee, 1910-1987 (Mss 80), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Carter, Tim Lee, 1910-1987 (Mss 80), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 80. Correspondence, photographs, audiotapes, film, clippings, general office files, and records of legislative proceedings relating to the political career of Tim Lee Carter, U.S. Representative (Republican) for Kentucky's Fifth Congressional District, 1965-1981.


Wilson, Alexander Gordon, 1888-1970 (Mss 445), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Wilson, Alexander Gordon, 1888-1970 (Mss 445), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 445. Correspondence, published and unpublished writing, and research of Alexander Gordon Wilson, faculty member in the English department of Western Kentucky University from 1915-1959. Includes genealogical and autobiographical material as well as extensive research data and writing on the ornithology of Bowling Green and Warren County, Kentucky, on folklore and linguistics, and on the ornithology and folkways of the Mammoth Cave region of Edmonson County, Kentucky.


Thornberry, Martine (Calhoun), 1905-1972 (Sc 609), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2012

Thornberry, Martine (Calhoun), 1905-1972 (Sc 609), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and representative scans of over 200 items (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 609. Papers relating to Martine (Calhoun) Thornberry’s position as postmaster at Livermore, McLean County, Kentucky; papers relating to the duties as postmaster and to keeping the position when a change in political parties occurred in 1954. Also some references to her work as a teacher on Indian reservations, 1927-1938, 1947-1950, and as the first woman from Kentucky to become a Marine officer, 1943-1945, 1954.


Galloway, Ewing, 1881-1953 (Sc 2502), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Galloway, Ewing, 1881-1953 (Sc 2502), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2502. Correspondence of Ewing Galloway, a native of Henderson, Kentucky and the owner of a photography service in New York City, with Mary Marks, a geography professor at Western Kentucky University, related to a gift of photographs made to the Kentucky Library & Museum at WKU. Also includes clippings, chiefly related to Galloway’s return to Henderson, Kentucky and the gift to WKU.


Chelf, Carl Philip, 1937-2011 (Sc 2256), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2010

Chelf, Carl Philip, 1937-2011 (Sc 2256), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2256. Transcription of an interview with Tim Lee Carter, former U.S. Representative of Kentucky's 5th Congressional district, by Dr. Carl P. Chelf, government professor at Western Kentucky University, 21 October 1982.


Edmonson County New Deal Program Files (Mss 95), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2008

Edmonson County New Deal Program Files (Mss 95), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 95. Administrative files, chiefly applications and correspondence, for three Edmonson County, Kentucky New Deal programs: the Civilian Conservation Corps, the National Youth Administration, and the Works Progress Administration.


Thornberry, Martine (Calhoun), 1905-1972 (Mss 179), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2007

Thornberry, Martine (Calhoun), 1905-1972 (Mss 179), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 179. Chiefly correspondence related to government service for the Works Progress Administration and as Indian reservation school teacher, and as postmistress at Livermore, Kentucky. Includes materials related to Thornberry's military service and artwork from her Indian students.


Baker, Jane Stark (Helm), B. 1942 (Sc 1355), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2002

Baker, Jane Stark (Helm), B. 1942 (Sc 1355), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1355. Letter written by Jane S. Baker, Glasgow, Kentucky, in which Baker relates recollections of her aunt Margie Helm, who was an outstanding Western Kentucky University librarian.


Save Our Old Neighborhood (Soon) (Mss 131), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2000

Save Our Old Neighborhood (Soon) (Mss 131), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 131. Administrative papers of Save Our Old Neighborhood (SOON), an organization formed in the College Hill area of Bowling Green, Kentucky, to maintain the area's historic integrity.