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Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal Commission, Wku President's Office Jan 1970

Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal Commission, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Documents housed in Folder 24 of President Kelly Thompson's Subject/Correspondence File regarding the Urban Renewal Commission. Includes correspondence and lists of property purchased.

  • Downing, Dero
  • Largen, Harry
  • Memo to Kelly Thompson from Dero Downing outlining paperwork needed to add properties to the Jonesville Renewal Project with exhibits:
  • Exhibit 1: letter from Arch Daniels to Kelly Thompson
  • Exhibit 2: letter from Kelly Thompson to Charles Cherches
  • Exhibit 3: letter from Charles Cherches to Kelly Thompson
  • Exhibit 4: list of WKU purchases along Russellville Road prior to Jonesville Project. List is in lot number order and lists date purchased, grantee ...


Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office Jan 1968

Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Documents housed in Folder 22 of President Kelly Thompson's Subject/Correspondence File regarding urban renewal in Jonesville. The documents are undated and include agreements, budgets and a list of properties.

  • Agreement between Bowling Green and the Urban Renewal & Community Development Agency, nd
  • Bowling Green. City Council
  • Estimate of Federal Grant Requirements
  • Jonesville
  • List of Jonesville property by Lot Number, listing owner, 1st, 2nd & 3rd appraisal, HHFA amount
  • Thompson, Kelly
  • Urban Renewal Plan, nd


Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office Jan 1968

Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Documents housed in Folder 21 of President Kelly Thompson's Subject/Correspondence File regarding urban renewal in Jonesville. Includes correspondence, project budgets, planning map and agreements.

  • Agreement between Bowling Green Urban Renewal & Community Development Agency & WKU, 4/16/1965
  • Bates, Georgia
  • Downing, Dero
  • Kentucky. Dept. of Finance
  • Jonesville
  • Lawson, Owen
  • Milliken & Milliken
  • Resolution That the Commission Council Amend the Jonesville Urban Renewal Loan & Grant Contract to Include an Additional $25,000.00 Non Cash Credit, nd
  • Taylor, J.H.
  • Thompson, Kelly
  • Urban Renewal & Community Development Agency


Ua3/3/1 Proposed By-Pass - Exhibit 1, Wku President's Office Jan 1965

Ua3/3/1 Proposed By-Pass - Exhibit 1, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Exhibit No. 1, nd, 1 sheet, paper, 25 3/4 x 16, proposed by-pass plan shaded in red. Map orientation is southwest. The boundaries are L & N Railroad on the north, McNeill School to the southwest, and 17th Street to the southeast.


Ua3/3/1 Sketch Land Use Plan - Scheme 2, Wku President's Office, Scruggs & Hammond Jan 1965

Ua3/3/1 Sketch Land Use Plan - Scheme 2, Wku President's Office, Scruggs & Hammond

WKU Archives Records

Sketch Land Use Plan - Scheme 2, Scruggs & Hammond, Planning Consultants, Lexington, KY, nd, 1 sheet, paper, 38 1/4 x 12 1/4, land use plan, including proposed by-pass in x-formation and proposed "Minor St." Map is oriented to the south. The boundaries are L&N Railroad to the North, Old Russellville Road to the south, and east and west boundaries are within Jonesville project.


Ua3/3/1 Proposed By-Pass - Exhibit 2, Wku President's Office Jan 1965

Ua3/3/1 Proposed By-Pass - Exhibit 2, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Exhibit No. 2, nd, 1 sheet, paper, 25 3/4 x 16, proposed by-pass plan shaded in red with addendum shaded in green. Map orientation is southwest. The boundaries are L & N Railroad on the north, McNeill School to the southwest, and 17th Street to the southeast.


Ua3/3/1 Sketch Land Use Plan - Scheme 1, Wku President's Office, Scruggs & Hammond Jan 1965

Ua3/3/1 Sketch Land Use Plan - Scheme 1, Wku President's Office, Scruggs & Hammond

WKU Archives Records

Sketch Land Use Plan - Scheme 1, Scruggs & Hammond, Planning Consultants, Lexington, KY, nd, 1 sheet, paper, 38 x 12, land use plan, including proposed by-pass. Map is oriented to the southeast. The boundaries are L&N Railroad to the North, Old Russellville Road to the south, and east and west boundaries are within Jonesville project.


Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office Jan 1965

Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Documents housed in Folder 23 of President Kelly Thompson's Subject/Correspondence File regarding urban renewal in Jonesville. This file is comprised entirely of newspaper clippings:

  • Almost $2 Million in Federal Funds Set for Renewal Work, PCDN, 7/18/1962
  • Bowling Green’s Loop District, PCDN, 7/18/1962
  • Chances of Early Okay for Project Improved, PCDN, 7/21/1963
  • Disquieting Assault on Urban Renewal, np, 3/30/1964
  • Duncan, Tom. Two Votes Advance Renewal Planning, LCJ, 3/17/1964
  • Duncan, Tom. Western to Expand in 33-Acre Tract, LCJ, 3/17/1964
  • Extension of Adams Street Hits Snag, np, 11 ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 43, No. 14, Wku Student Affairs Feb 1964

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 43, No. 14, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include:

  • Book Marks
  • Hilltopics
  • Looking Backward
  • Social Activities Calendar
  • Alumni News
  • Sports Slants
  • Faculty Facts
  • Horoscope
  • Religious News
  • Intramural Corner
  • Bowling
  • Musically

This issue contains articles:

  • Nursing Program Scheduled
  • Jonesville Annexing Announced
  • Ballet Society Will Appear in Van Meter
  • Western Offers Educational TV to Elementary Students
  • Christine DeVries, Gary Kelley Reign at 1964 Sweetheart Ball
  • Sandra Stuart, Bob Adams Direct Herald
  • Cordell Hull Portrait Given to College
  • Westerners Apply to Grad School
  • Faculty Research Program Assists Five Instructors
  • Drama Festival Scheduled on Hill February 29
  • Top Toppers ...


Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office Jan 1964

Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Documents housed in Folder 20 of President Kelly Thompson's Subject/Correspondence File regarding urban renewal in Jonesville. Documents include correspondence, agreements, campus development plan, draft ordinances and a list of property purchased by Western Kentucky University.

  • Addendum to Agreement between Urban Renewal & Community Development Agency and Bowling Green, 1/15/1964
  • Agreement between Bowling Green Urban Renewal & Community Development Agency and WKU, 11/4/1964
  • Campus Development Plan
  • Downing, Dero
  • Jonesville
  • Kentucky. Dept. of Finance
  • List of owners
  • Ordinance Approving the Development Program or Plan of Western Kentucky State College
  • Taylor Heads Group Opposing Urban Renewal, PCDN, 2/27 ...


Ua3/3/1 Property Ownership Map, Wku President's Office, Scruggs & Hammond May 1963

Ua3/3/1 Property Ownership Map, Wku President's Office, Scruggs & Hammond

WKU Archives Records

Property Ownership Map, Jonesville Urban Renewal Project Kentucky R-31, Urban Renewal Commission, Bowling Green, KY, Scruggs & Hammond, Planning Consultants, Lexington, KY, R-222, May 20, 1963, 1 sheet, paper, 42 1/2 x 31, scale 3"=300', (5). Map of owners, square footage and acquisition area. Map is oriented to the southeast and bounded by L&N Railroad, Old Russellville Road, 16th Street and Sumpter Avenue.

  • Austin, Herschel
  • Austin, Mary
  • Bailey, Corinne
  • Bailey, Florence
  • Bailey, James
  • Bailey, Porter
  • Bailey, Virgil
  • Barnett, Mabel
  • Beeler, Fred
  • Beeler, Myra
  • Blakely, Sue
  • Blewett, Bettie
  • Blewett, Delia
  • Blewett, M.M.
  • Burton, Lucille
  • Burton, Thomas
  • Butts, Margie ...


Ua3/3/1 Unnamed Map Of Wku & Jonesville Property, Unknown Jan 1963

Ua3/3/1 Unnamed Map Of Wku & Jonesville Property, Unknown

WKU Archives Records

Unnamed map by unknown cartographer of Western Kentucky University and Jonesville property to be acquired through urban renewal, 1 sheet, 23 1/2" x 15". There is no legend. The map is oriented to the southwest. The boundaries are 14th Street on the northeast, Chestnut & State Street and Normal Drive on the east, University Drive on the southwest, the L&N railroad on the north and US68 on the northwest.

The map was filed with documents dating from 1961-1965. The agreement allowing WKU's acquisition of the Jonesville property is dated 1963.


Ua3/3/1 Unnamed Map Of Wku & Jonesville Property, Unknown Jan 1963

Ua3/3/1 Unnamed Map Of Wku & Jonesville Property, Unknown

WKU Archives Records

Unnamed map by unknown cartographer of Western Kentucky University and Jonesville property to be acquired through urban renewal, 1 sheet, 22" x 14 1/2". No legend. Dates and numbers have been written in the Jonesville lots. The map is oriented to the southwest. The boundaries are 14th Street on the northeast, Chestnut & State Street and Normal Drive on the east, University Drive on the southwest, the L&N railroad on the north and US68 on the northwest.

The map was filed with documents dating from 1961-1965. The agreement allowing WKU's acquisition of the Jonesville property is dated 1963.


Ua3/3/1 General Area Map - Jonesville Project Area - Scheme 1, Scruggs & Hammond Jan 1963

Ua3/3/1 General Area Map - Jonesville Project Area - Scheme 1, Scruggs & Hammond

WKU Archives Records

General Area Map, Jonesville Project Area, Bowling Green, Kentucky, Scheme I, scale 1" = 800" by Scruggs & Hammond of Lexington, Kentucky, nd, 1 sheet, 11 1/2" x 12". The map is oriented looking northward. The boundaries are the L&N railroad on the northeast, 14th Street on the North, US31W By-pass on the west and Maryland & Woodland Streets on the south.

The map was filed with documents dating from 1961-1965. The agreement allowing WKU's acquisition of the Jonesville property is dated 1963.


Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office Jan 1963

Ua3/3/1 Urban Renewal, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Documents housed in Folder 19 of President Kelly Thompson's Subject/Correspondence File regarding Urban Renewal of Jonesville. Consists of correspondence, meeting notes and agreements.

  • Agreement between Urban Renewal & Community Development Agency and Bowling Green
  • Bates, Georgia
  • Bowling Green Electric Plant
  • Bowling Green Urban Renewal Commission
  • Bowling Green. Mayor
  • Cherches, Charles
  • Clark, H.B.
  • Jenkins, William
  • Jonesville
  • Kentucky. Division of Planning & Zoning
  • Lawson, Owen
  • Program for Community Improvement
  • Scruggs & Hammond
  • Taylor, J.H. Letter to the Editor, PCDN, 10/2/1963
  • Thompson, Kelly
  • WKCT


Ua3/3/1 Unnamed Map Of Wku & Jonesville Property, Unknown Jan 1963

Ua3/3/1 Unnamed Map Of Wku & Jonesville Property, Unknown

WKU Archives Records

Unnamed map by unknown cartographer of Western Kentucky University and Jonesville property to be acquired through urban renewal, 1 sheet, 22" x 15". Legend includes existing and proposed buildings and proposed streets. The map is oriented to the southwest. The boundaries are 14th Street on the northeast, Chestnut & State Street and Normal Drive on the east, University Drive on the southwest, the L&N railroad on the north and US68 on the northwest.

The map was filed with documents dating from 1961-1965. The agreement allowing WKU's acquisition of the Jonesville property is dated 1963.


Ua30/1/1 State Normal Farm Near Bowling Green, Kentucky, H. M. Yarbrough, Wku Planning, Design & Construction Jan 1930

Ua30/1/1 State Normal Farm Near Bowling Green, Kentucky, H. M. Yarbrough, Wku Planning, Design & Construction

WKU Archives Records

Map by surveyor H.M. Yarbrough showing location of 81 acres of WKU Farm. Scale is 1 inch = 15 poles, northwest orientation, 22" x 10". Includes location of Jonesville. The map is undated, 1930 is a circa date.