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Bowling Green Area Microcomputer User Group, Inc. - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 3719), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2024

Bowling Green Area Microcomputer User Group, Inc. - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 3719), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3719. Constitution and bylaws of the Bowling Green Area Microcomputer User Group, Inc., Bowling Green, Kentucky, as amended from 1990 to 2012. Includes a brochure for this non-profit computer help organization.


Eastwood Baptist Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 3718), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2024

Eastwood Baptist Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 3718), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3718. Records of Eastwood Baptist Church, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1963-1966: reports of Treasurer, Sunday School, and Trustees; Visitation and Building Planning Committee reports; and church rolls.


Penner, William Hazel, 1914-1990 (Mss 759), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2024

Penner, William Hazel, 1914-1990 (Mss 759), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 759. Letters of William H. Penner (“Willie” or “Bill”) to his parents and brother in Warren County, Kentucky, written during his World War II military service in North Carolina, California and New Guinea. Includes a few other letters to Penner’s mother Maggie.


Smith, Patrick Cavanaugh, 1886-1973 (Mss 758), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2024

Smith, Patrick Cavanaugh, 1886-1973 (Mss 758), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scans (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Collection 758. Art work in pencil and ink by Louisville, Kentucky commercial artist Patrick C. Smith. Includes Christmas greetings drawn by Smith for friends.


Porter Et Al. V. Mccormack Et Al. - Warren Circuit Court (Sc 3717), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2024

Porter Et Al. V. Mccormack Et Al. - Warren Circuit Court (Sc 3717), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3717. Case file for L.R. Porter and Lizzie Porter v J. N. McCormack, John H. Blackburn, Henry James and Tom Potter (Warren County, Kentucky Circuit Court) relating to a restraining order secured by Luther R. Porter of Bowling Green to block the removal of his smallpox-infected daughter and the rest of the family to the local pest house. Includes affidavits of physicians, public health officials and locals familiar with the pest house. The restraining order was subsequently lifted by a Louisville judge. Also includes a 1902 Courier-Journal …


Mccormick, Gordon, 1894-1967 (Sc 3714), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2024

Mccormick, Gordon, 1894-1967 (Sc 3714), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scans (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3714. Letter, 20 February 1951, of Gordon McCormick, Chicago, Illinois, to Duncan Hines, Bowling Green, Kentucky. McCormick lists his recommended restaurants in Paris and London and offers general advice on travel. Includes a letter, 2 April 1952, from an associate of McCormick’s regarding a booklet, “Where to Dine in London and Paris,” that McCormick had suggested Hines take with him.


Hines, Annie Duncan (Hines), 1873-1951 (Sc 3716), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2024

Hines, Annie Duncan (Hines), 1873-1951 (Sc 3716), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3716. Recipe book of Annie Duncan Hines, Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Behen, Lafe Johnson, 1881-1971 (Sc 3715), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2024

Behen, Lafe Johnson, 1881-1971 (Sc 3715), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3715. Letter, 5 April 1941, to Gayle Carver at the Kentucky Museum, WKU, from L. J. Behen, Clerk of the City of Cloverport, Kentucky. He describes two defunct nineteenth-century railway lines constructed from Cloverport for the transport of cannel coal, and suggests items for the Museum such as pieces of the rails and novelty items cut from the coal. He also makes known the location of other artifacts, namely the bed in which Jefferson Davis was born, and an Aeolian piano.


Lesieur, John Bryan "Jack," B. 1986 (Sc 3713), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2024

Lesieur, John Bryan "Jack," B. 1986 (Sc 3713), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3713. Photographs, floor plans, and specifications relating to a proposed restoration of the Reservoir Hill Pump House, Bowling Green, Kentucky, as an office for the Landmark Association.


Downing, Joseph Dudley, 1925-2007 - Relating To (Sc 3711), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2024

Downing, Joseph Dudley, 1925-2007 - Relating To (Sc 3711), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3711. Summary of the career of artist Joe Dudley Downing, prepared by Jack LeSieur, Director of the Downing Museum, Bowling Green, Kentucky. The summary documents the dates and locations of Downing’s principal galleries, solo exhibitions, theatrical sets, group exhibitions, and salons. Includes a select bibliography, books and articles by Downing, and the locations of public collections.


Lesieur, John Bryan "Jack," B. 1986 (Sc 3712), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2024

Lesieur, John Bryan "Jack," B. 1986 (Sc 3712), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3712. Narrative, photographs, and floor plans relating to a proposed restoration of “Potter Castle,” the former home of James Erasmus Potter at 1310 College Street, Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Baird, Nancy Disher, B. 1935 (Sc 3710), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2024

Baird, Nancy Disher, B. 1935 (Sc 3710), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3710. Miscellaneous papers of WKU faculty member Nancy Baird: a diary of her travel in South Africa in 2005; a 2010 e-mail to her regarding conditions in South Africa; and her remarks on the presentation of her portrait of professor Lowell Harrison to WKU’s Kentucky Library, 2015.


Cook, John Loy, 1838-1878 (Sc 3709), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2024

Cook, John Loy, 1838-1878 (Sc 3709), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3709. Biographical data on John L. Cook, a physician of Henderson, Kentucky. Includes an 1878 article on yellow fever by Cook, published in the Louisville Medical News just prior to his death from the disease; a memorial address read before the McDowell Medical Society at Hopkinsville, Kentucky after his death; and information on his wife Annie.


Hill, John W., 1836-1928 (Sc 3708), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2024

Hill, John W., 1836-1928 (Sc 3708), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3708. Letters of John W. Hill, a sergeant in Terry’s Texas Rangers of the Confederate Army, written from Bowling Green, Kentucky and vicinity. Recovering from measles, he recounts the illnesses of some of his comrades, and scouting expeditions in which they experienced a skirmish and stole livestock from Union men. He also describes the battle and casualties at Woodsonville, Kentucky. Includes letters from Hill’s brother Robert (Bob), serving as assistant surgeon with the company, remarking on the fortifications at Bowling Green and the possibility that Union troops would find a “second Manassas” if …


Knapp, Obadiah Mead, 1841-1921 (Sc 3707), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2024

Knapp, Obadiah Mead, 1841-1921 (Sc 3707), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3707. Letters of Connecticut native Obadiah M. Knapp, written during his U.S. Army Civil War service. A steward at the Army’s General Hospital in Bowling Green, Kentucky, he writes of conflict between the hospital surgeon, with whom Knapp wishes to advance his medical studies, and a commanding officer. He also describes the welcome arrival of a chaplain, local prejudices against Northerners and abolitionists, the threat of guerrillas, and the development of hospital facilities in Bowling Green to treat both whites and African Americans. The original letters are held by the University of Texas …


Baird, Nancy Disher, B. 1935 (Sc 3706), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2024

Baird, Nancy Disher, B. 1935 (Sc 3706), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3706. Notes and typescripted portions of letters, diaries and journals of women who emigrated to South Africa from the United Kingdom, 1819-1892. From collections in South African repositories, including the Cory Library, Grahamstown.


Hudson, Hannah Leigh, B. 2000 (Sc 3704), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2023

Hudson, Hannah Leigh, B. 2000 (Sc 3704), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3704. “Historical Overview of Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee,” a paper by WKU student Hannah Hudson.


Baird, Nancy Disher, B. 1935 (Sc 3705), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2023

Baird, Nancy Disher, B. 1935 (Sc 3705), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3705. “Enid Yandell: Kentucky Sculptor,” a speech delivered at the Filson Historical Society, December 1983, by Nancy Baird [also the author of an article subsequently published as “Enid Yandell: Kentucky Sculptor,” Filson History Quarterly v. 62 (1988)].


Landseer, Edwin, 1802-1873 (Sc 3703), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2023

Landseer, Edwin, 1802-1873 (Sc 3703), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3703. Letter, 16 November 1828, from artist Edwin Landseer, Lisson Grove, London, to fellow artist and collector William Mayor in Islington. He apologizes for missing a recent meeting and asks Mayor to visit him the following Saturday and “dine in a very quiet way here.”


Lawson, Selby C. "Shad," 1890-1984 (Sc 3702), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2023

Lawson, Selby C. "Shad," 1890-1984 (Sc 3702), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3702. Transcript (possibly incomplete), apparently of a taped interview conducted on 15 September 1979 by Nancy Disher Baird with Selby “Shad” Lawson regarding his attendance at Ogden College, Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Richardson, Laura Elizabeth (Ferguson), 1908-1986 (Sc 3701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2023

Richardson, Laura Elizabeth (Ferguson), 1908-1986 (Sc 3701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scans (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3701. Letter, 1 May 1974, from Elizabeth Ferguson to “Shirley,” enclosing a gift of eight fabric pieces once belonging to quilt historian and author Florence Peto, together with some background information on the fabrics. Richardson also describes her recent activities, and notes her intention to retire from public school teaching.


Johnson, John T., 1820-1875 (Sc 3699), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2023

Johnson, John T., 1820-1875 (Sc 3699), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3699. Case file for T. T. Melburn v. John T. Johnson, U.S. District Court for the District of Kentucky, filed 26 May 1870. Petitioner Melburn, a carpenter and stair builder of Bowling Green, Kentucky, sought an accounting for transactions during his 1869-1870 partnership with Johnson, also a carpenter, of Woodburn, Kentucky, claiming that Johnson had misappropriated assets of the firm and had committed an act of insolvency by transferring land to a relative. The inquiry, conducted by Warner Underwood as Register in Bankruptcy, included depositions from …


Dale, Kristin M. (Sc 3700), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2023

Dale, Kristin M. (Sc 3700), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3700. “The History of the Mystery House at 420 East Avenue,” by Kristin Dale, a paper exploring the ownership, design, occupants, and historical context of this Bowling Green, Kentucky structure, originally built as the “Welch Apartments.”


Calendar Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 757), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2023

Calendar Club - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 757), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid for Manuscripts Collection 757. Minutes, 1889-1984, of the Calendar Club, a men’s literary club in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes two programs commemorating the Club’s fiftieth and seventy-fifth anniversaries (Click on "Additional Files" below for scans).


Pate Family Correspondence (Sc 3697), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2023

Pate Family Correspondence (Sc 3697), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid, scans and typescripts of selected letters (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3697. Correspondence of the Pate family of Cloverport and “Brooks Bottom” in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, and of their relatives in the Ramsey and Brackin families (Ohio County), Butler family (Sumner County, Tennessee) and Benton family (Louisville, Kentucky). George L. Pate writes daughter Mary Jane (Pate) Ramsey of conflict with his son Samuel; of his grief over the death of another son in infancy; of the accidental shooting of a young man by his bride-to-be in 1863; and, in 1864, of an attack on …


Whittle, Charles Edward, Jr., 1931-2012 (Sc 3698), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2023

Whittle, Charles Edward, Jr., 1931-2012 (Sc 3698), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3698. Well-illustrated biographical volume on the life, career and family of Charles E. Whittle, Jr., a Brownsville, Kentucky native who served as a physics professor at Western Kentucky University and at Centre College, and as a senior scientist at Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.


Korean War, 1950-1953 (Sc 3696), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2023

Korean War, 1950-1953 (Sc 3696), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scans (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3696. Two letters written by servicemen during the Korean War to Bess Warden and her daughter Betty Ann of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Robert H. Dickerson writes his aunt Bess on 11 May 1952 describing a Mother’s Day service and remembering his late mother; he also refers to family news from home. John Fraunfelter writes sadly to Betty Ann on 5 July 1952 of the recent loss of most of his company in defending a hill, and mourns the deaths of fellow soldiers who were soon scheduled to …


Whittle, Joseph Merle, B. 1933 (Mss 756), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2023

Whittle, Joseph Merle, B. 1933 (Mss 756), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 756. Correspondence and papers of Joseph M. Whittle, a Grayson County attorney who served as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky from 1986-1993.


Taylor Family Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3268), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2023

Taylor Family Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3268), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3268. Collection of genealogical and historic research on four Taylor family houses located in Warren County, Kentucky. Includes data on original owners and residents, deeds, and photographs.


Thurman, Frederick Anthony "Tony," B. 1966 (Sc 3695), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2023

Thurman, Frederick Anthony "Tony," B. 1966 (Sc 3695), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3695. Correspondence, clippings and other material relating to the childhood of Tony Thurman, Bowling Green, Kentucky, and principally to his involvement in the Boy Scouts, his awards, merit badges and other certifications, and his achievement of Eagle Scout status. Also includes a childhood letter to President Gerald Ford, items related to Thurman’s BB gun shooting competitions, and a Christmas greeting on a phonograph record.