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Editor's Note, James L. Yarnall Oct 2006

Editor's Note, James L. Yarnall

Newport History

The Naval Historical Collection, housed in the library of the Naval War College at Newport, is the main repository for documents relating to the naval history of Aquidneck Island. In this issue of Newport History, Evelyn M. Cherpak recounts the story of Newport’s Women Officers School by delving into five large photographic albums from this collection. Scholars studying the Old Stone Mill in Touro Park usually debate its controversial origins, but Marian Mathison Desrosiers here explores a different angle. Using wills, court cases, and other primary documents, she unravels the mill’s ownership by the Arnold, Pelham, and Banister ...


Gargoyles On Glatfelter Hall, Katherine D. Anthony Apr 2006

Gargoyles On Glatfelter Hall, Katherine D. Anthony

Hidden in Plain Sight Projects

When one walks around the campus of Gettysburg College, Glatfelter Hall towers above them, as one of the College’s most commanding edifices. One takes notice of the arched doorways, sunken windows, and the giant bell tower whose occupant chimes on the hour. What one may not notice are the eyes watching from the brownstone; faces and creatures at home in the stone, surveying your every move. Grotesques and gargoyles sit in the moldings, on the window sills and at the junction where roof and wall meet, hidden from the eye that does not have the compulsion to look. These ...


Editor's Note, James L. Yarnall Apr 2006

Editor's Note, James L. Yarnall

Newport History

The French Naval presence in Newport at the time of the Revolutionary War was the subject of a special double issue of Newport History in 2003. Caroline Frank now revisits this topic with a fresh slant, examining the social and cultural implications of the relationship between a French officer and the daughter of a local Quaker family. Bertram Lippincott turns his attention to the philanthropic Mason sisters and their unusual Rhode Island Avenue cottage, designed in 1901 by architect Irving Gill in a Spanish Renaissance Revival style derived from California Missions. Paul F. Miller offers a second and last installment ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 81, No. 27, Wku Student Affairs Feb 2006

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 81, No. 27, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Articles in this issue:

  • Coulter, Amber. George Bush’s Budget Proposes More Pell Funding
  • Brandenburg, Katie. Gary Ransdell, Student Government Association Discuss Fee
  • McNamara, Andrew. Final Location Chosen for Student Publications – Adams-Whitaker Student Publications Center, Vera Guthrie
  • Gibson, Adam. Students Attend Services in Downing University Center – Hillvue Heights Baptist Church
  • Coulter, Amber. Insurance Plan Causes Concern
  • Rally Alley a Plus – Baseball
  • Hudson, Travis. Pep Band is Valuable to Volleyball Lady Tops
  • Armstrong, Travis. Diddle Fans are Impressive
  • Hazelwood, Rebecca. Student Returns from Real World
  • McNamara, Andrew. Schneider Hall Renovations ...


Sumpter, Irene Malone (Moss) (Mss 130), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2006

Sumpter, Irene Malone (Moss) (Mss 130), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 130. Correspondence, research materials, photos, etc., generated by Irene Moss Sumpter, Bowling Green, Kentucky, chiefly for her books about Bowling Green and Warren County houses and physicians. Also Hobson House Association papers, data about Bowling Green's founder Robert Moore, and extensive genealogical records.


Report On The Archaeological Site Examination Of The Entrance Drive, Carriage House, Greenhouse, Vegetable Garden, Flower Garden And Grapery At Gore Place, Waltham, Massachusetts, J.N. Leith Smith, Gregory Dubell Jan 2006

Report On The Archaeological Site Examination Of The Entrance Drive, Carriage House, Greenhouse, Vegetable Garden, Flower Garden And Grapery At Gore Place, Waltham, Massachusetts, J.N. Leith Smith, Gregory Dubell

Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research Publications

Alandscape restoration plan for the 45-acre Gore Place property in Waltham and Watertown, MA, calls for restoration of grounds, gardens and structures to depict and interpret the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century occupation of Massachusetts governor and United States senator, Christopher Gore, and his wife, Rebecca. The restoration plan includes archaeological investigation to help identify the location and integrity of six historically documented features on the Gore Place grounds. Blocks and transects of shovel test pits at 5, 10 and 20 meter intervals along with 1 x 1 m excavation units and trenching were employed in the archaeological site examination ...