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New Liberty Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1879-1977 (Sc 1806), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

New Liberty Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1879-1977 (Sc 1806), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1806. Register, 1879 to 1977, of the New Liberty Methodist Church located in Edmonson County, Kentucky. Register includes lists of members, pastors and baptisms. Information prior to 1879 has been copied into the book. Also, a separate hand-written list of pastors is included.


Tate, Isaac, 1808-1889 (Sc 1818), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Tate, Isaac, 1808-1889 (Sc 1818), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1818. Letter, 22 August 1828, from Tate, Green County, Kentucky to John Brigham, Secretary of the American Bible Society, New York City. On behalf of the newly-formed Green County Bible Society, Tate inquires about the purchase of Bibles from Brigham's organization.


International Terrorism:Role ,Responsibility And Operation Of Media Channles, Ratnesh Dwivedi Mr Nov 2008

International Terrorism:Role ,Responsibility And Operation Of Media Channles, Ratnesh Dwivedi Mr

Ratnesh Dwivedi

"Terrorism" is a term that cannot be given a stable defintion. Or rather, it can, but to do so forstalls any attempt to examine the major feature of its relation to television in the contemporary world. As the central public arena for organising ways of picturing and talking about social and political life, TV plays a pivotal role in the contest between competing defintions, accounts and explanations of terrorism. Which term is used in any particular context is inextricably tied to judgemements about the legitimacy of the action in question and of the political system against which it is directed ...


Sanders, Nolan (Sc 1798), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2008

Sanders, Nolan (Sc 1798), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1798. Paper: "South Union: Their Business and Life in the 1870s" written by Nolan Sanders for a Western Kentucky University history class.


Hutchings, Noah J., B. 1840 (Sc 1766), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2008

Hutchings, Noah J., B. 1840 (Sc 1766), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1766. Noah J. Hutchings's membership agreement with the Shaker community at South Union, Kentucky, 18 February 1867; poems written by Hutchings; unsigned poem, "To Nancy Clark," about a Shaker sister; typescript of 20 May 1866 letter to Hutchings from Noah Anderson Hutchings; letter from Harold E. Hutchings, 21 November 1982, related to Noah J. Hutchings, his grandfather.


Caveny, Lynn (Daniel), B. 1964 (Sc 1760), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2008

Caveny, Lynn (Daniel), B. 1964 (Sc 1760), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1760. Copies of e-mails from Lynn Daniel Caveny and Dennis Caveny relating to their missionary service in Uganda.


Brokers Of Culture: Italian Jesuits In The American West, 1848-1919 (Book Review), R. Bryan Bademan Sep 2008

Brokers Of Culture: Italian Jesuits In The American West, 1848-1919 (Book Review), R. Bryan Bademan

History Faculty Publications

Book review by R. Bryan Bademan.

McKevitt, Gerald. Brokers of Culture: Italian Jesuits in the American West, 1848-1919. Stanford, Calif.: Stanford University Press, 2007. ISBN 9780804753579


Pleasant Hill [Christian] Church - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 1737), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2008

Pleasant Hill [Christian] Church - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 1737), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1737. Church records of Pleasant Hill [Christian] Church, Warren County, Kentucky, chiefly membership lists. Also includes subscription lists for church maintenance and repair.


Pleasant Hill [Christian] Church - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 1738), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2008

Pleasant Hill [Christian] Church - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 1738), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1738. Church records of Pleasant Hill [Christian] Church, Warren County, Kentucky, chiefly lists of members who agreed to pay a portion of the preacher's salary. Also, subscription lists to fund special services and missions.


Neal, Mary Julia, 1905-1995 (Mss 4), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2008

Neal, Mary Julia, 1905-1995 (Mss 4), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Correspondence, speeches, and writings of Shaker scholar and English professor, Mary Julia Neal, a native of Auburn, Kentucky. Neal served as director of the Kentucky Building at Western Kentucky University from 1964 to 1972. Includes photos and correspondence with twentieth century eastern Shakers.


Rocky Spring Baptist Church - Warren County, Kentukcy (Sc 1689), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2008

Rocky Spring Baptist Church - Warren County, Kentukcy (Sc 1689), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1689. Letter of dismissal in good standing of Elisabeth Hendrick from United Baptist Church of Christ at Rocky Spring, Warren County, Kentucky, 14 August 1852.


Allen County, Kentucky - Churches - Baptist, 1851-1861 (Sc 1688), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2008

Allen County, Kentucky - Churches - Baptist, 1851-1861 (Sc 1688), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1688. Four letters of dismissal in good standing for members from three Baptist churches in Allen County, Kentucky. Three letters signed by minister Mordecai F. Ham.


South Union Messenger (Summer 2008), Kentucky Library Research Collections Jul 2008

South Union Messenger (Summer 2008), Kentucky Library Research Collections

South Union Messenger

No abstract provided.


First Christian Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1683), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2008

First Christian Church - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 1683), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1683. Dedication service program, 11 May 1913, for a new building for Bowling Green's First Christian church and a brief biography of former pastor A. C. Hanes.


Burgess, James Marshall, 1861-1941 (Sc 1675), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2008

Burgess, James Marshall, 1861-1941 (Sc 1675), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1675. Items related to the life and long career of Baptist minister James Marshall Burgess of Blandville, Ballard County, Kentucky. Inlcudes his account book, 1898-1901; sermon outlines; genealogical data; news clippings; and the memorial record from his outdoor funeral.


Mt. Zion Church Of Christ, 1852-1954 (Mss 79), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2008

Mt. Zion Church Of Christ, 1852-1954 (Mss 79), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 79. Record book, 11 October 1852 to 8 September 1954 (63 p.) of Mt. Zion Church of Christ, Warren County, Kentucky. Also photocopy of the same.


Rock Spring Missionary Baptist Church - Butler County, Kentucky (Mss 76), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2008

Rock Spring Missionary Baptist Church - Butler County, Kentucky (Mss 76), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 76. Photocopy of minute books, 1838-1883, 1908-1925, 1925-1953, 1953-1964 (4) of the Rock Spring Missionary Baptist Church of Harreldsville, Butler County, Kentucky. Prior to 1844 the church was known as the United Baptist Church of Christ at Concord and was located near Quality in Butler County, Kentucky.


Bethany Church Of Christ - Simpson County, Kentucky (Sc 1674), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2008

Bethany Church Of Christ - Simpson County, Kentucky (Sc 1674), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1674. Centennial booklet compiled to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of Bethany Church of Christ in Simpson County, Kentucky. Includes history of the church, information about pastors and membership list.


Concord Baptist Church, 1811-1961 (Mss 207), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2008

Concord Baptist Church, 1811-1961 (Mss 207), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 207. Typescript of the record book of Concord Baptist Church, Barren County, Kentucky, consisting primarily of brief business meeting entries and membership lists.


Faith, Politics, And American Culture [Review Of The Books Letter To A Christian Nation, Pity And Politics: The Right-Wing Assault On Religious Freedom, Faith And Politics: How The “Moral Values” Debate Divides America And How To Move Forward Together, The Compassionate Community: Ten Values To Unite America, Righteous: Dispatches From The Evangelical Youth Movement, And Believers: A Journey Into Evangelical America], Nick Salvatore Apr 2008

Faith, Politics, And American Culture [Review Of The Books Letter To A Christian Nation, Pity And Politics: The Right-Wing Assault On Religious Freedom, Faith And Politics: How The “Moral Values” Debate Divides America And How To Move Forward Together, The Compassionate Community: Ten Values To Unite America, Righteous: Dispatches From The Evangelical Youth Movement, And Believers: A Journey Into Evangelical America], Nick Salvatore

Articles and Chapters

[Excerpt] In January 2004, before a black church congregation in New Orleans, President George W. Bush commemorated Martin Luther King's birthday with a spirited promotion of his faith-based initiatives. Appropriating the slain Civil Rights leader's profession of faith, Bush proclaimed his ultimate purpose was to change "America one heart, one soul, one conscience at a time." He emphasized voluntary action by citizens (four times he extolled them as "the social entrepreneurs") and he consistency denigrated the role of government but for one critical function: providing "billions of dollars" to faith-based social-service groups. Proclaiming the values of the Christian ...


South Union Messenger (Spring 2008), Kentucky Library Research Collections Apr 2008

South Union Messenger (Spring 2008), Kentucky Library Research Collections

South Union Messenger

No abstract provided.


Lewisburg United Methodist Church - Lewisburg, Kentucky (Mss 94), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2008

Lewisburg United Methodist Church - Lewisburg, Kentucky (Mss 94), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 94. Quarterly conference records of Lewisburg, Kentucky Methodist Episcopal, South Circuit, which includes churches in Logan and Muhlenberg Counties, 1885-1941. Relates to Beechland Methodist Church, Concord Methodist Church, Kennerly’s Chapel Methodist Church, Lewisburg United Methodist Church, Sand Spring Methodist Church, and Union Grove Methodist Church. Includes additional data about churches in the conference; church roll books, 1875-1949; and Woman's Missionary Society minutes, 1883-1968.


Dryfork Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Sumner County, Tennessee (Sc 1592), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2008

Dryfork Cumberland Presbyterian Church - Sumner County, Tennessee (Sc 1592), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1592. Typescript of the membership list and minutes of congregational meetings from 30 August 1831 to 17 October 1852, for the Dryfork Cumberland Presbyterian Church located in Sumner County, Tennessee. The papers also contain a "Family Record" in which births, baptisms, marriages, and beginning/ending church membership dates are registered.


Dripping Springs Baptist Church - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 1588), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2008

Dripping Springs Baptist Church - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 1588), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1588. Photocopies of the records of Dripping Springs Baptist Church, Logan County, Kentucky, 14 December 1850 - 31 March 1900; includes index. Also inlcuded is a 125th anniversary program for the church which incorporates a brief church history and a drawing of the building.


Northcott Collection (Mss 40), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2008

Northcott Collection (Mss 40), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 40. Fifty-three diaries (1859-1918) and other writings of Henry Clay Northcott, 1822-1918, Methodist circuit preacher and farmer of northern Kentucky; correspondence (1870-1883) of his daughter, music teacher Kate N. Thomas, 1850-1889; and her husband, Bruce F. Thomas, 1853?-1882, lawyer of Vanceburg, Kentucky.


New Friendship Baptist Church - Logan County, Kentucky (Mss 178), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2008

New Friendship Baptist Church - Logan County, Kentucky (Mss 178), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 178. This collection consists chiefly of membership lists and minutes of the New Friendship Baptist Church of Logan, Kentucky, 1834-1877, 1898-1988. Also included is an 1895 history of the church, Articles of Faith, and Rules of Decorum for the congregation.


Reeder Family (Sc 1563), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2008

Reeder Family (Sc 1563), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1563. Genealogy records, 1830, removed from the Joshua Reeder family Bible, includes notes and an affidavit verifying ownership of the Bible.


Oakland Methodist Episcopal Church South - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 1534), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2008

Oakland Methodist Episcopal Church South - Logan County, Kentucky (Sc 1534), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1534. Church register for the Oakland Methodist Episcopal Church, South, located in southern Logan County, Kentucky, from December 1925 to April 1973. Register includes list of members, marriages, and baptisms. Also includes several news clippings.


Mcsween, Allen C., Jr. (Sc 1559), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2008

Mcsween, Allen C., Jr. (Sc 1559), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1559. Sermon, "Mr. Lincoln's Religion," delivered by Allen C. McSween, Jr. at the Presbyterian Church in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Drakes Creek Baptist Church, 1906 (Sc 1576), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2008

Drakes Creek Baptist Church, 1906 (Sc 1576), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1576. Membership list of Drakes Creek Baptist Church, Warren County, Kentucky, 4 April 1906.