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U.S. 31-W To Interstate 65 Connector Project (Mss 663), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

U.S. 31-W To Interstate 65 Connector Project (Mss 663), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 663. Reports, correspondence, and data related chiefly to Section 106 Review of the connector project which covered the project’s potential effects on historic resources within the area affected. This connector was proposed to allow easier access from the Kentucky Transpark in northern Warren County, Kentucky to Interstate 65.


Liberty Hall Association - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3335), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Liberty Hall Association - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3335), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3335. Letter, 13 November 1936, to Bertha (Mrs. A. Edwin) Rice, Russellville, Kentucky from E. Leland Taylor, president of the Liberty Hall Association. The letter solicits subscriptions to enable the Association to exercise an option to purchase Liberty Hall in Frankfort, Kentucky and open the house to the public. The letter notes the purchase price of $30,000, a figure that includes a Gilbert Stuart portrait, and lists other historical and patriotic organizations cooperating in the effort.


Blair, Robert M., Et Al. (Fa 1260), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Blair, Robert M., Et Al. (Fa 1260), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1260. Student collection titled “Buggy Shed” in which Robert Blair, Kenneth Conrad, and Bernal Buis briefly describe the construction and function of several “buggy houses” throughout Kentucky. Collection includes photographs of outbuildings.


Petot, Virginia (Fa 1249), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Petot, Virginia (Fa 1249), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1249. Student folk studies project titled “The Status of the Country Store,” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of structures in Taylor County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a name of the business, location, dates, and photo. Paper discusses the demise of the general store in rural Taylor County.


Scott, Helen May (Fa 1255), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Scott, Helen May (Fa 1255), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1255. One-page paper titled “Wash House” in which Helen May Scott describes a wash house located in Lewisburg, Kentucky. Scott interviewed Mrs. A. L. Johnson about her daily use of the outbuilding. The paper includes a single black and white photograph of the wash house.


Wagner, Betty Ann, Et. Al (Fa 1250), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Wagner, Betty Ann, Et. Al (Fa 1250), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1250. Student collection titled “Folk Architecture” in which students survey buildings and naturally occurring geological formations throughout several counties in Kentucky. Students researched barns, churches, shacks, restaurants, banks, and courthouses. Black and white photographs are included within the collection along with a brief description of each location. Some photos missing from collection.


Wooley, Linda (Fa 1246), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2019

Wooley, Linda (Fa 1246), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1246. Student paper titled “The Taylor County Post Offices Now and Then” in which Linda Wooley examines the history, construction, location, and daily operation of post offices throughout the county. The paper includes several black and white photographs of both the interior and exterior of the post offices.


Tyrie, Betsy And Colin Stephen, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2019

Tyrie, Betsy And Colin Stephen, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1245. A collection of materials relating to research on the Felts Log House undertaken by Betsy Tyrie and Colin Stephen. The documentation seeks to interpret the social aspects of the log house as well as architectural changes made to the structure over the course of nearly 150 years. The report also provides insight into the house’s history, its construction, and its eventual relocation to WKU’s campus in the late 1970s. Recorded audio interviews, black and white and color photographs, newspaper articles, and a brief personal essay are also included in the ...


Pennington, Brenda Kaye (Fa 1244), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2019

Pennington, Brenda Kaye (Fa 1244), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1244. Student folk studies project titled “Country stores in Lincoln County, [Kentucky]” which includes survey sheets with narrative descriptions of general stores in Lincoln County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of the building, its history, and photos.


Newton, Gil (Fa 1242), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2019

Newton, Gil (Fa 1242), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1242. Student folk studies project titled “Housing [Clark County, Indiana],” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of structures in the area surrounding Charlestown, Clark County, Indiana. Sheets may include a brief description of the structure, location, history, floor plan, and photo.


Ua1c2/18 Felts Log House Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/18 Felts Log House Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Felts Log House, includes images of the move to WKU campus.


Ua1c2/31 Garrett Conference Center Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/31 Garrett Conference Center Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Garrett Conference Center.


Ua1c2/62 Poland Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/62 Poland Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Poland Hall.


Ua1c2/65 Presidents' Home Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/65 Presidents' Home Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the WKU presidents' homes at 1700 Chestnut and State Street.


Ua1c2/76 Wetherby Administration Building Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/76 Wetherby Administration Building Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Wetherby Administration Building.


Ua1c2/79 Van Meter Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/79 Van Meter Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Van Meter Hall.


Ua1c2/36 Hardin Planetarium Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/36 Hardin Planetarium Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Hardin Planetarium


Ua1c2/27 Environmental Sciences & Technology Building Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/27 Environmental Sciences & Technology Building Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the Environmental Sciences & Technology building.


Ua1c2/13 Cherry Hall 1937+ Photographs, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/13 Cherry Hall 1937+ Photographs, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the Cherry Hall.


Ua1c2/35 Guest House Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/35 Guest House Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of guest houses. One of these buildings was also known as the Pest House and used to quarantine students with communicable diseases.


Ua1c2/47 Kentucky Building Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/47 Kentucky Building Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Kentucky Building.


Ua1c2/86 Bell Observatory Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/86 Bell Observatory Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the Bell Observatory.


Ua1b4 University Wide Committees / Events - Awards, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1b4 University Wide Committees / Events - Awards, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Awards presented to Western Kentucky University.


Ua1c2/43 Ivan Wilson Center For Fine Arts Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/43 Ivan Wilson Center For Fine Arts Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the Ivan Wilson Center for Fine Arts


Ua1c2/5 Barnes-Campbell Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/5 Barnes-Campbell Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Barnes-Campbell Hall.


Ua1c2/38 Helm Library Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/38 Helm Library Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Helm Library. The building was originally constructed and used as the Physical Education building 1931-1964. All images are in this series.


Ua1c2/44 Keen Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/44 Keen Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Keen Hall.


Ua1c2/53 North Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/53 North Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of North Hall which became Northeast Hall.


Ua1c2/56 Ogden Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/56 Ogden Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Ogden Hall.


Ua1c2/69 Rodes-Harlin Hall Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/69 Rodes-Harlin Hall Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of Rodes-Harlin Hall