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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.


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.


Evaluating The After Effects Of Successful Hazard Mitigation: Calculating The Social Benefit Of London, Kentucky’S Post-Mitigation Creation Of Public Park Space, Christopher Greyson Evans Jan 2019

Evaluating The After Effects Of Successful Hazard Mitigation: Calculating The Social Benefit Of London, Kentucky’S Post-Mitigation Creation Of Public Park Space, Christopher Greyson Evans

MPA/MPP Capstone Projects

After receiving FEMA hazard mitigation grants to improve weather and water management infrastructure, many communities are able to complete additional capital improvement projects that would not have been possible without the improvements facilitated by FEMA grants. FEMA projects often convert tracts of land to greenspace, or stabilize flood-damaged lands. Many communities then build public parks on such lands as a direct result. Although these parks or greenspaces create a benefit for their communities, FEMA’s methods for post-project evaluation, known as “Loss Avoidance Studies,” do not typically take the costs and benefits of new parks or greenspaces into consideration. From ...


Cox, Hilda-Gay (Fa 1239), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2018

Cox, Hilda-Gay (Fa 1239), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1239. Student folk studies project titled “Sequent Occupance of the Main Business District of Hodgenville, Kentucky,” which includes a list of illustrations with brief descriptions of residents and buildings in the main business district of Hodgenville, LaRue County, Kentucky. List entries may include a brief description of building, resident, location, donor, and photo.


Thornton, Larry D. (Fa 1225), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2018

Thornton, Larry D. (Fa 1225), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 1225. Student folk studies project titled: “Folk Housing,” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of the farm house and out buildings on the W. C. Kelly Farm, near Plano, in Warren County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of the building, photograph, and informant’s name. Some sheets document things that occurred at the farm such as the annual hog killing and broom making.


Carroll, Julianne And Emily Hudson (Fa 1219), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2018

Carroll, Julianne And Emily Hudson (Fa 1219), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 1219. National Register of Historic Places nomination form to register the Cedar Ridge Historic District in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Completed by Julianne Carroll and Emily Hudson, the application includes history, classification, maps, photographs, and other documentation regarding the 43 single and multi-family structures in the neighborhood, the earliest dating from 1920.


Reynolds, V. Lynn (Fa 1217), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2018

Reynolds, V. Lynn (Fa 1217), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 1217. National Register of Historic Places nomination form to expand the boundaries of the College Hill National Register District in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Completed by V. Lynn Reynolds in 1994, the application includes history, classification, maps, photographs, and other documentation regarding the 33 structures in the initial College Hill National Register District established in 1979; 115 structures were added in 1994 and one more in 1996. A survey inventory updated in July 2003 is also included along with Kentucky Historic Resources Individual Survey forms from 2006.


Methodist Church Of Island, Kentucky (Sc 3279), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2018

Methodist Church Of Island, Kentucky (Sc 3279), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3279. Contracts, 13 December 1904 and 14March 1949, with specifications for construction of a church building at Island, Kentucky. Includes photocopy of an undated photograph of the building.


Trafton, Paula Burt (Fa 1214), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2018

Trafton, Paula Burt (Fa 1214), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 1214. National Register of Historic Places nomination form for Taylor Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Completed by Paula Burt Trafton, the application includes history, classification, maps, photographs, and other documentation regarding the church.


Historic Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3253), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2018

Historic Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3253), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3253. Historic American Building Survey (HABS) Inventory forms for historic properties in Warren County, Kentucky; survey only, drawings were not executed for these houses. Some forms include photocopies of photographs or additional notes.


Myers, Lloyd (Sc 3237), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2018

Myers, Lloyd (Sc 3237), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3237. Letter, 16 January 1889, of Lloyd Myers, clerk of the Duncan Hotel, Henderson, Kentucky, on hotel letterhead. He asks for a quote on materials to construct columns, an ornamented pediment, and window hardware for a two-story building and includes a rough design sketch of a storefront.


Smith, Mike (Fa 1184), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Smith, Mike (Fa 1184), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid on for Folklife Archives Project 1184. Student paper titled “Folkhouses in Monroe County, Kentucky” in which Mike Smith describes the various types of homes and outbuildings found throughout the county. Smith examines the detailing, function, and form of chosenstructures and offers insight into the materials used in the construction of the buildings. Information was gathered fromresidents of Monroe County, and the paper includes black and white photographs of each structural unit.


Spinks, Martha (Fa 1179), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Spinks, Martha (Fa 1179), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only of Folklife Archives Project 1179. Student paper titled “The Lucas Homestead: A Study ofTraditional Farm Structures” in which Martha Spinks investigatesthe origins and functions of a Sand Hill farm owned by HerschelLucas in Warren County, Kentucky. The structure, which was constructed by Luther Parrish in 1820, began as a single-pen log cabin; however, additional units, such as a smoke house, storage rooms, bedrooms, and a chimney, were built by succeeding owners. Spinks also describes materials used during the construction of the main building and other outlying structures, describes the purpose of several locations on the property, and ...


Herbert, Sue Nancy (Fa 1170), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Herbert, Sue Nancy (Fa 1170), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1170. Student folk studies project titled: “Seven Gables: The History of an I House” includes descriptions of the history and architectural aspects of Seven Gables in Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of the architecture, an illustration or a photograph.


Morrison, Dona (Fa 1168), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Morrison, Dona (Fa 1168), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1168. Student paper titled “Spring House—Fort—Schoolhouse And Residence” in which Dona Morrison examines an unusual stone house located near Highway 31-E in Hodgenville, Kentucky. Morrison describes the materials used to construct the building and draws conclusions as to the purpose of each room throughout the the two-story residence. Information was collected from the two current owners, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Thompson, and Bernie Morris, former county clerk of LaRue County. Paper also includes severalblack and white photographs of the building.


Morris, Betty Lou (Fa 1154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Morris, Betty Lou (Fa 1154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1154. Student folk studies project titled “Folk Architecture: Hart County, Kentucky” which includes survey sheets with a brief description of houses and structures in Hart County and Warren County, Kentucky, chiefly in Munfordville.

Sheets may include architectural term, definition

or brief description, photograph, location, structure

classification, informant’s name, age, and address.


Warren, Kaye (Fa 1150), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2018

Warren, Kaye (Fa 1150), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1150. Student folk studies project titled “From Slavery to Freedom for the Negro Race in Logan County [Kentucky]” which includes survey sheets with a brief description of African American life in Logan County, Kentucky. Sheets may include interviews, written records, photographs, informant’s name, age, and address.


Sparks, Willard (Fa 1147), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2018

Sparks, Willard (Fa 1147), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1147. Student folk studies project titled “Frontier Log Structures,” which includes descriptions of different frontier log structures and their construction in Taylor County, Kentucky. Project includes illustrations of log structures and tools, a description of the structure or tool, and definitions related to log construction.


Oates, Diana (Fa 1109), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2017

Oates, Diana (Fa 1109), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1109. Student folk studies project titled: “The Hall Mark,” which includes brief descriptions of the Hall Place and nearby Rockfield in Warren County, Kentucky. Project includes a brief description of a story, local architecture, illustration and photos.


Carter, Fred (Fa 1096), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2017

Carter, Fred (Fa 1096), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 1096. Paper titled “‘Uncle Davie Mears’ Saddlebag House” in which Fred Carter discusses the evolution of architectural design as it relates to the Mear House, a long-standing cabin located in Summersville, Kentucky. Paper is based on information collected by Carter from current and former residents. Paper also includes color photographs and hand-drawn floor plans of the home.


Harrison, Joyce (Fa 1067), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2017

Harrison, Joyce (Fa 1067), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid for Folklife Archives Project FA 1067. Paper titled “Designs and Ornamentation in Local Commercial Architecture” in which Joyce Harrison explores the architectural styles and patterns of small-town business exteriors. Paper is based on information collected by Harrison from Frank D. Cain, Jr., a locally registered architect, and contains color photographs of building exteriors in several counties across south central Kentucky.


Historic Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3127), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2017

Historic Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3127), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3127. Pencil sketch of the Warren County, Kentucky, home of Nathaniel and Mary Lucas, executed by an English visitor in the winter of 1883.


Bain, Jan (Fa 1021), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2017

Bain, Jan (Fa 1021), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1021. Folk studies student project titled: “[Housing],” which includes brief descriptions and photos of “I” houses in Warren County, Kentucky.


Beard, Mary (Hobson), 1878-1962 - Collector (Sc 3091), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2017

Beard, Mary (Hobson), 1878-1962 - Collector (Sc 3091), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3091. Letters written to Mary Beard of Bowling Green, Kentucky, and research material collected by the same for her book, Old Homes In and Near Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Mcmurray, Becky (Fa 988), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Mcmurray, Becky (Fa 988), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 988. Project titled: “Folk Housing: Deatsville and Bardstown, Kentucky.” Project includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of the informant’s beliefs and superstitions as well as information abpit structures in the Deatsville and Bardstown areas of Nelson County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description, informant’s name, motif index number of the belief, and a photo of the structure.


Wilson, Phillip L., B. 1952 (Fa 986), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Wilson, Phillip L., B. 1952 (Fa 986), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 986. Project titled: “Folk Structures in My Community.” Includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of structures in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description, informant’s name, and a photo of the structure.


Nunn, Bobby (Fa 977), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Nunn, Bobby (Fa 977), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 977. Project titled: “The Dairy Barns of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century of Western Metcalfe County.” Project includes descriptions of two dairy barns and agricultural structures in Metcalfe County, Kentucky. Survey sheets include a brief description, informant’s name, and a photo or illustration of the barn or structure.


Owens, Ronald (Fa 978), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Owens, Ronald (Fa 978), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 978. Project titled: “Milltown, Kentucky.” Includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of the buildings around Milltown in Adair County, Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description and photo of the structure.


Bostic, Patti (Fa 966), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Bostic, Patti (Fa 966), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 966. Paper titled: “The Function of Various Barns Located in Jefferson County, Outside Jeffersontown.” Includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of barns in Jefferson County, Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description, owner’s name, terms, and a photo of the barn.