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Ua3/10/3 Convocation, Timothy Caboni Aug 2020

Ua3/10/3 Convocation, Timothy Caboni

WKU Archives Records

Convocation speech given by WKU president Timothy Caboni regarding COVID-19, diversity, student recruitment, enrollment, retention and graduation; budget, and economic growth.


Cornette, James Percival, 1908-1986 (Sc 3374), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Cornette, James Percival, 1908-1986 (Sc 3374), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3374. Letter, 5 June 1956, to WKU faculty member Frances Richards from James P. Cornette, a former colleague and now president of West Texas State College, expressing his appreciation of a recent visit with her. Also includes a 1962 letter to Richards from WKU alumnus and West Texas State College history professor Lowell H. Harrison enclosing a lengthy clipping about Cornette’s recent “Man of the Year” award, and a 1963 speech of Cornette’s on the occasion of the college’s renaming as West Texas State University.


Ua3/10/1 Investiture Address, Timothy C. Caboni Apr 2018

Ua3/10/1 Investiture Address, Timothy C. Caboni

WKU Archives Records

Speech delivered by Dr. Timothy Caboni upon his installation as president of WKU.


Hardin, John A., B. 1948 (Sc 972), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Hardin, John A., B. 1948 (Sc 972), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 972. Paper titled “African American Education in Kentucky: An Overview,” presented at the Kentucky Building, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, in observance of Black History Month by history professor John Hardin.


Pearce, John Ed., 1917-2006 (Sc 786), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Pearce, John Ed., 1917-2006 (Sc 786), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 786. Photocopy of Louisville Courier-Journal columnist John Ed Pearce’s speech given to the Chamber of
Commerce, Bowling Green, Kentucky on 7 January 1986. He discusses chiefly economic development and public education in Kentucky. Also letter of Pearce
concerning the copy of the speech.


Ua3/7/5 President's Office-Alexander Installation File, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/7/5 President's Office-Alexander Installation File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created about the installation of President Kern Alexander.


Ua3/8/10 President's Office-Meredith Installation, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua3/8/10 President's Office-Meredith Installation, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created and received by the President's Office in preparation of Thomas Meredith's installation as president of WKU.


Ua3/8/8 President's Office-Meredith Speech File, Wku Archives Dec 2010

Ua3/8/8 President's Office-Meredith Speech File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Speeches written and delivered by Thomas Meredith.


Ua3/4/7 President's Office-Downing - Speech File, Wku Archives Dec 2010

Ua3/4/7 President's Office-Downing - Speech File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Speeches delivered by Dero Downing at various functions.


Ua3/1/4 President's Office-Cherry Speeches & Publications, Wku Archives Jan 2010

Ua3/1/4 President's Office-Cherry Speeches & Publications, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Addresses, chapel talks, notes and educational and political speeches written and delivered by Henry Hardin Cherry and others typed on loose leaf pages. There are also quotations, reports, wills, correspondence and a political cartoon. Many items have no attribution as to author or source. Other authors include A.C. Burton, A.W. Mell, Mattie McLean and J.S. Dickey. Some items are repeated throughout the series and others have been edited. Volume 5 has been digitized for use by researchers.


Ua3/3/2 President's Office-Thompson Speech File, Wku Archives Jan 2010

Ua3/3/2 President's Office-Thompson Speech File, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Speeches written and delivered by WKU President Kelly Thompson at various events.


Ua37/28 Faculty Personal Papers E.H. Canon, Wku Archives Jan 2009

Ua37/28 Faculty Personal Papers E.H. Canon, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Personal and university records created by E.H. Canon. Records include correspondence, speeches delivered at various functions, event programs and certificates.


Ua3/9/5 Alive Center Speech Talking Points, Wku President's Office Apr 2003

Ua3/9/5 Alive Center Speech Talking Points, Wku President's Office

WKU Archives Records

Talking points used by President Gary Ransdell at the opening of the ALIVE Center. Includes press release regarding Mitch McConnell's health issues and press release regarding the ALIVE Center.


Ua3/7/5 The Inauguration Address, Samuel Kern Alexander Dec 1986

Ua3/7/5 The Inauguration Address, Samuel Kern Alexander

WKU Archives Records

Speech delivered by Kern Alexander upon his installation as WKU president.


Ua3/6/5 - A Time For Commitment And Change, Donald Zacharias Jan 1981

Ua3/6/5 - A Time For Commitment And Change, Donald Zacharias

WKU Archives Records

Speech by WKU president Donald Zacharias delivered at the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce annual banquet, January 8, 1981. Three main points: 1) what Western represents today (1981), 2) common goals for future and 3) how to achieve the objectives.


Ua3/3 Society Of Discontent, Kelly Thompson Oct 1975

Ua3/3 Society Of Discontent, Kelly Thompson

WKU Archives Records

Speech delivered by former WKU President Kelly Thompson to the Third District Education Association meeting in 1975. Includes note cards and speech.


Ua3/3 The Most Unforgettable Person I Have Ever Known, Kelly Thompson Nov 1972

Ua3/3 The Most Unforgettable Person I Have Ever Known, Kelly Thompson

WKU Archives Records

Speech by Kelly Thompson regarding Henry Cherry possibly delivered at a Founders Day event.


Ua3/3 A Thing Called Spirit, Kelly Thompson Aug 1971

Ua3/3 A Thing Called Spirit, Kelly Thompson

WKU Archives Records

Note cards and speech delivered at Eastern Kentucky University's commencement by WKU President Kelly Thompson.


Ua3/3 National Association Of College & University Attorneys Speech, Kelly Thompson Jun 1971

Ua3/3 National Association Of College & University Attorneys Speech, Kelly Thompson

WKU Archives Records

Speech delivered by President Kelly Thompson at NACUA meeting regarding college students of the 1970s. This file includes both Thompson's note cards and a notes.


Ua3/3 North Hardin High School Dedication Address, Kelly Thompson May 1970

Ua3/3 North Hardin High School Dedication Address, Kelly Thompson

WKU Archives Records

Speech notes for address given by former WKU President Kelly Thompson at the dedication of North Hardin High School in Radcliff, Kentucky.


Ua3/3 Salute To Gilbert Burkhead, Kelly Thompson May 1969

Ua3/3 Salute To Gilbert Burkhead, Kelly Thompson

WKU Archives Records

Tribute speech to Kentucky educator Gilbert Burkhead delivered by WKU President Kelly Thompson.


Ua3/3/1 Western Kentucky University, Speech, Kelly Thompson Feb 1966

Ua3/3/1 Western Kentucky University, Speech, Kelly Thompson

WKU Archives Records

Speech delivered by Kelly Thompson at the Thank You, Western event celebrating the achievement of university status.


Ua3/3 Faithful To Our Trust, Kelly Thompson Jan 1965

Ua3/3 Faithful To Our Trust, Kelly Thompson

WKU Archives Records

Speech given by President Kelly Thompson at unidentified building dedication.


Ua3/3 Today's Image Of The Laboratory School, Kelly Thompson Feb 1964

Ua3/3 Today's Image Of The Laboratory School, Kelly Thompson

WKU Archives Records

Address given by Dr. Kelly Thompson, President of Western Kentucky University at the annual meeting of the Laboratory School Administrators Association in Chicago, Illinois.


Ua3/3 Wanted: Uncommon Men, O. J. Wilson Jan 1964

Ua3/3 Wanted: Uncommon Men, O. J. Wilson

WKU Archives Records

Speech delivered by O.J. Wilson at first WKU Honors Program.


Ua3/3 Bowling Green Chamber Of Commerce Speech, Kelly Thompson Jul 1963

Ua3/3 Bowling Green Chamber Of Commerce Speech, Kelly Thompson

WKU Archives Records

Speech given by President Kelly Thompson at a Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce dinner honoring major industries of Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Ua1b3/5 The Story Of The Statue, J. R. Whitmer Nov 1937

Ua1b3/5 The Story Of The Statue, J. R. Whitmer

WKU Archives Records

Draft of J.R. Whitmer's speech to be delivered at the dedication of the Henry Cherry Statue at Western Kentucky University. The speech as delivered is available online at: http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4138/ for comparison.


Ua1b3/5 Cherry Statue Dedication Speech, Brinton Davis Nov 1937

Ua1b3/5 Cherry Statue Dedication Speech, Brinton Davis

WKU Archives Records

Speech delivered by architect Brinton Davis at the dedication service for the Cherry Statue on Western Kentucky University's campus.


Ua3/1/4 Henry Cherry Speeches Vol. 5, Part 3, Henry Cherry Jan 1936

Ua3/1/4 Henry Cherry Speeches Vol. 5, Part 3, Henry Cherry

WKU Archives Records

WKU President Henry Cherry's speeches from Volume 5. Volume 5 also includes articles and poetry by others. This document includes:


Anderson, Henry. Codicil to Will
Bowling Green Rotary Club. Brief Sketch of Henry Hardin Cherry’s Life
Campaign Speech
Cornerstone Cedar Log House
Educational Morale
Greeting to Class of 1931
Ideals & Dollars
In Memoriam of C.U. McElroy
Kentucky Senate Bill 432
Letter of Resignation Jan. 11, 1915
Letter to Henry James, Jan. 20, 1931
Paragraph: College Heights Foundation and Courthouses
Presentation of Trophies, 1930
Resolution in Honor of the Kentucky Building
Rodes, John. Alumni Banquet Speech
Some of ...


Ua3/1/4 Why?, Henry Cherry Jan 1933

Ua3/1/4 Why?, Henry Cherry

WKU Archives Records

Speech by Henry Cherry wherein he recounts the history of the Southern Normal, Bowling Green Business University and the foundation of Western Kentucky University.