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Brennan, Mary Kate (Fa 1284), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Brennan, Mary Kate (Fa 1284), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1284. Student interview conducted by Mary Kate Brennan with renowned Appalachian poet Jim Wayne Miller. Brennan’s focus throughout the interview is on “the cultural sensitivity and awareness that permeates Miller’s poetry.” Miller also touches on what he considers to be the central themes of his work, the struggles and triumphs of communities within the Appalachian region, and pride in cultural heritage. The collection contains a detailed index, interview summary, transcription, index cards with questions, and a reel-to-reel audio tape of the interview.


Fulkerson, Brenda (Fa 1272), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Fulkerson, Brenda (Fa 1272), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1272. Student folk studies project titled “[Rhymes, Legends, Beliefs and Proverbs of Ohio County],” which includes descriptions of local folk legends and beliefs in Ohio County, Kentucky. Descriptions may include title of the legend, date collected, and informant’s name and address. Note cards include rhyme, belief or proverb, date collected, and informant’s name.


Ua94/1/2 Student/Alumni Personal Papers Glasgow Normal School Small Collections, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua94/1/2 Student/Alumni Personal Papers Glasgow Normal School Small Collections, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Small collections of items donated by or about Glasgow Normal alumni.


Ua68/6/2/3 Potter College Of Arts & Letters English Student Organizations English Club, Wku Archives Jan 2014

Ua68/6/2/3 Potter College Of Arts & Letters English Student Organizations English Club, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records of the English Club including minute books, programs, and banquet records.


Ua94/6/9 Student / Alumni Personal Papers Wku Lena Annis, Wku Archives Jan 2012

Ua94/6/9 Student / Alumni Personal Papers Wku Lena Annis, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about Lena Annis. Series includes term papers and subject notebooks for English, Mathematics, Geography and Education. Also included are Class of 1931 reunion materials.


Ua1b Wku University Wide Committees/Events, Wku Archives Dec 2010

Ua1b Wku University Wide Committees/Events, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records regarding university wide events such as lecture and concert series. See individual departments for smaller co-sponsored events.


Ua1b1/3 University Lecture Series, Wku Archives Dec 2010

Ua1b1/3 University Lecture Series, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by the University Lecture Series committee which invites distinguished and prominent individuals to lecture at the university. The records include correspondence with potential speakers and programs, posters and recordings of lectures.


Ua32/4/1 Women & Kids Learning Together Summer Camp, Wku Gender & Women's Studies Jun 2008

Ua32/4/1 Women & Kids Learning Together Summer Camp, Wku Gender & Women's Studies

WKU Archives Records

Booklet reviewing events at Women & Kids Learning Together Summer Camp.


Ua37/2 Faculty Personal Papers Small Collections, Wku Archives Jan 2008

Ua37/2 Faculty Personal Papers Small Collections, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Small donations from individual faculty and staff members. These are generally one or two items housed in a single folder. Papers range from gradebooks and syllabi to funeral cards and obituaries. The existing records are arranged in alphabetical order by donor surname. Future donations will be arranged in the order in which they are received.


Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program Jan 1995

Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program

WKU Archives Records

The WKU Student Honors Research Bulletin is dedicated to scholarly involvement and student research. These papers are representative of work done by students from throughout the university.

  • Allen, Melody. Women in Control of Courtship in As You Like It, The Merchant of Venice and All's Well That Ends Well
  • Amlani, Islamshah. Electron Stimulated Desorption of Alkali Halides
  • Brillhart, Kelly. Women Without Men: Hemingway's Female Characters
  • Burton, Lori. Financial Statements with Environmental Concerns: An Exploratory Study of the Impact on the Auditor's Role and Responsibilities
  • Combs, Vicki. Dancing the Descent: Energy and Entrophy in William Carlos Williams
  • Davis ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 65, No. 32, Wku Student Affairs Jan 1990

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 65, No. 32, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Bricking, Tanya. Wallace Wilkinson Scores with College Plan
  • Lockert, Anya. 300 Pay Homage to Fallen Leader Martin Luther King
  • Howard, Laura. Higher Education Funding Depends on Tax Bill
  • Black, Sam. Surge in Auto Break-Ins Inflates Campus Crime Numbers
  • Wessling, Susan. Five Department Heads Resign
  • AIDS Presentation to be Held Monday
  • Thomas Meredith to Work for the Arts
  • Associated Student Government Changes WKU Glasgow Constitution
  • Ausenbaugh, Laura. Non-Traditional Students to Get Scholarships
  • Wallace Wilkinson Getting Priorities Straight
  • Chattin, John. Editorial Cartoon – Governor in Troubled Waters
  • Anderson ...


Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program Jan 1985

Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program

WKU Archives Records

The WKU Student Honors Research Bulletin is dedicated to scholarly involvement and student research. These papers are representative of work done by students from throughout the university.

  • Whicker, Garth. Agriculture and the Development of Malaysia
  • McGaha. Rape, Passion, Lechery, Usury, Incest, Murder and other Matters in The Ravenger's Tragedy
  • Harrison, Robert. It was a Day of Very General Awakening . . : Reformation and Revival in Russellville, Kentucky
  • King, Betty. An Affirmative Decision for James's Isabel Archer
  • Sutton, Joyce. Sex Bias in Performance of Women
  • Logsdon, Doug. Poe's Women
  • Yoder, Nate. Emily Dickinson and Her Puritan Heritage
  • Davis, Aleen. Jay ...


Folklore, Poetry, And Identity: A Study Of The Archetypes In The Poetry Of Leslie Silko, Kate Grenier Nov 1978

Folklore, Poetry, And Identity: A Study Of The Archetypes In The Poetry Of Leslie Silko, Kate Grenier

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This paper is a study of folklore in literature; specifically, it is the study of the folklore in the poetry of Leslie Marmon Silko, a Laguna Pueblo women, and a half-breed. Her family situation, its place in the community, and its oral tradition are briefly noted, and the basic works of folklore in literature scholars are cited; therefore, the groundwork is established on which to examine the specific elements of folklore in the poems from Silko’s books, Laguna Woman and Ceremony.

Taking a Jungian approach to the archetypes in these poems, three subsequent chapters deal with three separate item ...


Ua12/2/1 L'Esprit, Wku Student Affairs Dec 1977

Ua12/2/1 L'Esprit, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Special edition of College Heights Herald featuring student poets and artists.

  • Metzger, Bill. A Lone Autumn
  • Riley, Sheila. Untitled Poem
  • Benson, Stevie. Save the Children
  • Medley, Joy. Brown Like Me
  • Medley, Joy. From the Desk of . . . Contemplation
  • Hamilton, Emily. Untitled Poem
  • Simpson, George. From My Grave in the Hills
  • Cole, Paul. I Am Third
  • Ribar, Richard. The Facts are Wrong


Ua12/2/1 L'Esprit, Wku Student Affairs Dec 1976

Ua12/2/1 L'Esprit, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

A special edition of the College Heights Herald featuring student and faculty poets:

  • Metzger, Bill. In or Out World
  • Marcum, Steve. Poets
  • Stage One
  • Shanklin, Tip. In Cold Ceremony
  • Edelen, Stephen. Memory Lane
  • Medley, Joy. The Awakening
  • Morehead, Maureen. Learning to Play
  • Newbolt, Denise. The Last Dance
  • Morehead, Maureen. Adam & the Nail File
  • Stroder, Elwood. Cemetery
  • Hogan, Carolyn. Memory
  • Marcum, Steve. The Rose House – 1803
  • Kerrick, Sara. Untitled
  • Weber, Sue. Time
  • Buchanan, Clay. An Observation
  • Simpson, George. As I Watch the Mountain Seasons Change
  • Webb, Vaughan. Ethnic Dishes
  • Surface, David. The Perfect Line
  • Minor, Cynthia. Locomotion
  • Art as an Expression ...


Ua12/2/1 L'Esprit, Wku Student Affairs Apr 1974

Ua12/2/1 L'Esprit, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Literary supplement of the College Heights Herald published each semester. It began as a class project for a Problems in Journalism class and was first published in January of 1969. The name is a French term meaning spirit. The goal of L’esprit is to provide, in as proper of a literary style as possible, an outlet for original poems, short stories, pictures and art work by students and faculty at Western Kentucky University.

This issue includes:

  • Matteson, Teri. Memory
  • Boone, Robert. Disarm the Dawn
  • Shields, Marsha. Before the Advent of the Talkies
  • Banks, Nancy. Amount Tendered
  • Whitley, Susan. A ...


Ua12/2/1 L'Esprit, Wku Student Affairs Dec 1973

Ua12/2/1 L'Esprit, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Literary supplement of the College Heights Herald published each semester. It began as a class project for a Problems in Journalism class and was first published in January of 1969. The name is a French term meaning spirit. The goal of L’esprit is to provide, in as proper of a literary style as possible, an outlet for original poems, short stories, pictures and art work by students and faculty at Western Kentucky University

This issue includes:

  • Paradise Envisioned
  • Stahl, Andrew. Untitled
  • Browning, Jim. She’s Busy Tonight
  • Whitley, Susan. Recall
  • Whitley, Susan. . . . and You Were There
  • Shields, Marsha. Woodcroft ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 48, No. 28, Wku Student Affairs May 1969

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 48, No. 28, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletics and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue includes the insert L'esprit literary supplement.

  • Barton, Gail. Theater 100 to Open With MacLeish Play, JB
  • Sen. Mike Gravel Billed Here for Lecture
  • Bennett, Ellen. Western Women Support Aid
  • Bennett, Ellen. Bill Straeffer, Terry Gilpin Review Their Year with Associated Students
  • Mylet, Tom. Student Films Show Creativity
  • Barry Peel Captures Robinson Oratorical Speech Contest
  • TV Facilities Begin Moving
  • Art Exhibit to Feature Works of Joe Downing, Allan Trout Collection
  • Campus Disorders Spur Action
  • Legislators Begin to Look Critically at Protesters
  • Public Needs Auto Law with Functional ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 48, No. 16-Z251, Wku Student Affairs Jan 1969

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 48, No. 16-Z251, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletics and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue includes the insert L'esprit literary supplement.

  • Barton, Gail. 'Star Spangled Girl' Plays Through Saturday
  • Schuhmann, Paul. Ogden Contest Set Today; Linda Harris Cops American Association of University Women
  • Duff, Ardeth. Vets Again Plan Book Exchange
  • White, Alana. Activism, Brainstorming Highlight Louie Nunn's Meeting
  • Higher Education Enrollment Sets Mark 13th Straight Year
  • Art Gallery Featuring Works from Collections
  • Pershing Rifles to Stage Dinner, Dance
  • SNEA Awards Aid Students
  • Persistent Dialogue Missing on Campus
  • Awkward Semester Plan Needs Serious Evaluation
  • Legislature Can Boost Teaching as Profession
  • ACLU ...


Ua3/2/4 Poem, Paul Garrett Jan 1946

Ua3/2/4 Poem, Paul Garrett

WKU Archives Records

Untitled poem written by Paul Garrett.


Ua12/2/38 In Congress Club, Sam Steger Jan 1940

Ua12/2/38 In Congress Club, Sam Steger

Student Organizations

Poem written by Sam Steger regarding the Congress Debating Club. The poem borrows heavily from Judge James Hillary Mulligan's In Kentucky which was written in 1902.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xv, No. 18, Wku Student Affairs Jul 1939

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xv, No. 18, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Alumni News
  • Club Notes
  • Music Morsels
  • Payoff with Pay
  • Personals
  • Society
  • Tower Light
  • Training School

This issue contains articles:

  • Prof. Franz Strahm Gives Recital in Chapel
  • Eighteen Students Receive Penmanship Certificates
  • Howard Robey receives Honor at University of Kentucky
  • Haywood Brown Initiated into Phi Delta
  • Alumni Association Officers – Carl Cheyney, R.I. Glover
  • Western Grad to Practice Surgery in Texas – Buell Lawrence
  • Graduate Employed on Tour of West – Houston Gardner
  • Music Building Foreman Attended Western – E.R. Baucum
  • Harry Spilman Speaks for Manufacturers
  • Arndt Stickles Placed ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xv, No. 9, Wku Student Affairs Feb 1939

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xv, No. 9, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Alumni News
  • Athletics
  • Club Notes
  • Music Morsels
  • Payoff with Pay
  • Personals
  • Society
  • Training School

This issue contains articles:

  • Western’s Concert Band to Present Program over WSM. March 31st English Teachers to Meet Here Next Week
  • Faculty Reception Held in Gym Friday Night
  • Kentucky Building Continues; Finish Seen for Summer
  • Today’s Books – We Suggest . . .
  • Smith, Charles. Student Life of President Discovered – Paul Garrett
  • T. B. Test Results Show Decrease - Tuberculosis
  • Paul Garrett Delivers Address at Shawnee
  • Kentucky Museum Receives Valued Collection of Kentucky Relics ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xv, No. 8, Wku Student Affairs Jan 1939

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xv, No. 8, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Alumni News
  • Athletics
  • Club Notes
  • Decade Ago on College Heights
  • Music Morsels
  • Payoff with Pay
  • Personals
  • Society

This issue contains articles:

  • Seventeen Seniors Complete Requirements for Degrees at Close of Fall Semester
  • Art Exhibit Shown in Cherry Hall
  • Ferrel Hooks Killed in Plane Crash in Texas
  • Guy Foreman Elected to Post at Physics Meeting
  • Normal Boulevard to Be Improved by Works Progress Administration Project
  • First Order Placed for Library Books from Carnegie Fund
  • Four Additions Made to Faculty as Semester Opens
  • Talisman Sales Drive Starts Friday ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xiii, No. 18, Wku Student Affairs Jul 1937

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xiii, No. 18, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Alumni News
  • Athletics
  • Club Notes
  • Hilltopics
  • Personals
  • Society

This issue contains articles:

  • Many Teaching Posts Secured by 1937 Graduates
  • Joseph F. Hale Gets Fellowship Award at Iowa State University
  • ‘Kentucky Day’ Closing Drama Attracts 2,000
  • 3 Former Students Commissioned as Second Lieutenants
  • Give Yourself a Test; Grade Your Own Paper
  • John Vincent Elected Music Department Head
  • James Randolph Has Two Books on Press
  • H.A. Coconaugher Heads Rural Conference
  • John Claggett, on First Cruise, Stops 4 Days in Germany
  • Louis Harman Jr., W. L. Matthews ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xiii, No. 14, Wku Student Affairs Apr 1937

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

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Alumni News
  • Athletics
  • Club Notes
  • Humor
  • Personals
  • Society
  • Sports Shorts

This issue contains articles:

  • Annual Gift Promised for Kentucky Library
  • Tennis Team Tips Cumberland Here
  • Will B. Hill Is Named College Publicity Head
  • Thomas W. Renick Makes Top Mark in Pharmacy Exam
  • Geography Club Outing
  • Alumni Board Nominations Made at Kentucky Education Association
  • Kelly Thompson Goes to New Berth
  • Talisman Sales Contest Won by Claude Galloway
  • Speech Banquet Planned; Date to Be May 19
  • Richard Grise Wins Scholarship Medal
  • Biology Club Outing
  • Stone, A.E. ‘Poet ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xiii, No. 8, Wku Student Affairs Feb 1937

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xiii, No. 8, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Alumni News
  • Athletics
  • Class & Club
  • Exchanges
  • Hardwood Highlights
  • Personals
  • Society

This issue contains articles:

  • Many Students Come to Start New Semester
  • Pay, Robert. Student Visits Flood Area, Describes Scene
  • Norris Vincent Wins Speech Halo
  • Denhardt, Eleanor. Reporter Lists Number of “Firsts” in America
  • National Education Association Programs Will Go on Air February 23rd
  • Resume of National Youth Administration Work Is Released
  • West Richards Undergoes another Operation
  • Additions to Faculty Made
  • Page Brownfield Is Honored
  • Paul Huddleston, Former Herald Editor, Here
  • Talented Musician Enrolls in Western’s ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xiii, No. 7, Wku Student Affairs Jan 1937

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xiii, No. 7, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Alumni News
  • Athletics
  • Class & Club
  • Exchanges
  • Hardwood Highlights
  • Personals
  • Society
  • Sport-Shots

This issue contains articles:

  • Speech Banquet to Become an Annual Affair
  • Toppers Place 150th in Rating - Football
  • Juniors and Seniors Will Register on Thursday, Jan. 28
  • Kentucky Library Has Civil War Literature
  • Radio Play Is Well Received
  • Dr. Gordon Wilson Delivers Three Addresses Locally
  • Finley Grise Plans Sat. Classes
  • Novice Rifle Team Makes Good Score Recently in Match
  • Union Takes Western in Debate Here
  • Training School Open New Library Workshop Recently
  • A.L. Crabb ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xiii, No. 6, Wku Student Affairs Jan 1937

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xiii, No. 6, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Alumni News
  • Athletics
  • Class & Club
  • Exchanges
  • Personals
  • Society
  • Sport-Shots

This issue contains articles:

  • Odgen Alumni Have Banquet December 28
  • School Dance Will Be Held in Gym Friday
  • Louis Salomon Heads Debating Team
  • Clarence Denman Makes Copies of Play
  • Article Written by Murray Co-ed Received
  • Speech Banquet to Be Held on Friday Night
  • Bird Census Taken Here in December
  • Dr. Hardin Craig Noted Educator in Chapel Talk
  • Dr. Gordon Wilson Will Give Radio Talk
  • Sybil Stonecipher Goes to Chicago Meeting
  • Chorus Begins Work
  • Reid Sterrett Will Present ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xiii, No. 4, Wku Student Affairs Nov 1936

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. Xiii, No. 4, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

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

  • Alumni News
  • Athletics
  • Class & Club
  • Personals
  • Society
  • Sport-Shots

This issue contains articles:

  • Third District Educational Association Meets on Hill
  • College Chorus to Present Oratorio “Prince of Peace”
  • Murray Head to Speak to College Press – James Richmond
  • Dorm Girls Give Leap Year Dance in Gymnasium
  • Dr. Gordon Wilson Speaks at Alvaton High
  • State College Heads Convene Here Nov. 8-9
  • New Press Box to Be Erected
  • L. T. Smith Is to Attend Conference at Chicago
  • Western Has for Guests 1914 Gridmen
  • Kerns, Hazel. Louis Salomon Is Heard in ...