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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.


Heaven's Disco Dances, Savannah Leigh Osbourn May 2015

Heaven's Disco Dances, Savannah Leigh Osbourn

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

Heaven’s Disco Dances is a collection of poetry about finding identity through defamiliarization and displacing oneself from reality to better understand it. Within the literary community, there is a great deal of derision toward writing that fails to be “real” or “serious” enough, and poetry is an excellent example of how sometimes the extraordinary speaks to us in ways that realistic fiction cannot. The marvelous and fantastic might serve as an escape from the world, but not necessarily from reality. Rather, they give readers a different lens on life, and sometimes that makes it a more powerful one, because ...


Zephyrus, Western Kentucky University Jan 2015

Zephyrus, Western Kentucky University

Student Creative Writing

The fine arts magazine of Western Kentucky University at Bowling Green.


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.


Ua32/4/4 The Coalition Zine!, Issue 1, Wku Coalition For Gender & Racial Equality Jan 2012

Ua32/4/4 The Coalition Zine!, Issue 1, Wku Coalition For Gender & Racial Equality

Student Organizations

Newsletter created by the WKU Coalition for Gender & Racial Equality a student organization sponsored by WKU Gender & Women Studies. This issue has articles regarding sexual orientation, right to life and racism.


Ua68/6/1 Potter College Of Arts & Letters English Publications, Wku Archives Dec 2010

Ua68/6/1 Potter College Of Arts & Letters English Publications, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Publications created by and about the English Department.

Zephyrus is produced by the English Department and contains student creative writing.

"A literary magazine called Voices had been produced for a number of years prior to that, but in 1969 Professor Gatlin, with the help of Professor Will Fridy, came up with the title Zephyrus, the Roman name for the west wind, because Dr. Wood had asked that "Western" be included in the title." From A Centennial History of the Department of English of Western Kentucky University by James Flynn

"In 1979, Frank [Steele], along with his wife, Peggy, began publishing ...


Ua68/6/2/1 Potter College Of Arts & Letters English Student Organizations Western Writers, Wku Archives Dec 2010

Ua68/6/2/1 Potter College Of Arts & Letters English Student Organizations Western Writers, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records of the Western Writers and issues of Voices magazine.


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 ...


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 ...


Ua68/6 Newsletter #4, Wku English Nov 1981

Ua68/6 Newsletter #4, Wku English

WKU Archives Records

Newsletter created by the WKU English Department regarding faculty activities, awards and a poem Surprise! Surprise!


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 ...


Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. Xii, Western Writers Apr 1968

Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. Xii, Western Writers

Student Organizations

Magazine produced by the Western Writers, a group of student readers and writers devoted to good writing and determined to encourage those interested in creative work. It presents members' best efforts in other than class-assigned papers.


Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. Xi, No. 2, Western Writers Apr 1967

Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. Xi, No. 2, Western Writers

Student Organizations

Magazine produced by the Western Writers, a group of student readers and writers devoted to good writing and determined to encourage those interested in creative work. It presents members' best efforts in other than class-assigned papers.


Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. Xi, No. 1, Western Writers Oct 1966

Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. Xi, No. 1, Western Writers

Student Organizations

Magazine produced by the Western Writers, a group of student readers and writers devoted to good writing and determined to encourage those interested in creative work. It presents members' best efforts in other than class-assigned papers.


Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. X, No. 1, Western Writers Oct 1965

Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. X, No. 1, Western Writers

Student Organizations

Magazine produced by the Western Writers, a group of student readers and writers devoted to good writing and determined to encourage those interested in creative work. It presents members' best efforts in other than class-assigned papers.


Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. Ix, No. 1, Western Writers Oct 1964

Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. Ix, No. 1, Western Writers

Student Organizations

Magazine produced by the Western Writers, a group of student readers and writers devoted to good writing and determined to encourage those interested in creative work. It presents members' best efforts in other than class-assigned papers.


Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. Viii, No. 2, Western Writers Apr 1964

Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. Viii, No. 2, Western Writers

Student Organizations

Magazine produced by the Western Writers, a group of student readers and writers devoted to good writing and determined to encourage those interested in creative work. It presents members' best efforts in other than class-assigned papers.


Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. Viii, No. 1, Western Writers Apr 1963

Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. Viii, No. 1, Western Writers

Student Organizations

Magazine produced by the Western Writers, a group of student readers and writers devoted to good writing and determined to encourage those interested in creative work. It presents members' best efforts in other than class-assigned papers.


Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. Vii, No. 2, Western Writers Jan 1963

Ua68/6/2 Voices, Vol. Vii, No. 2, Western Writers

Student Organizations

Magazine produced by the Western Writers, a group of student readers and writers devoted to good writing and determined to encourage those interested in creative work. It presents members' best efforts in other than class-assigned papers.