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Religion - Letters Of Recommendation (Sc 1228), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2013

Religion - Letters Of Recommendation (Sc 1228), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1228. Letters of recommendation of various individuals given by the following Baptist churches in Allen County: Bethel, 1836, 1861, Bethlehem, 1851, Liberty, 1852; and by Rocky Spring in Warren County, 1852.


Newman, George (Sc 1224), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Newman, George (Sc 1224), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1224. Signed acknowledgement of George Newman (no date, no place), but addressed to James Scribner, Barren County, Kentucky. Newman admits that in a case before the church (unnamed) that he drank liquor and said things that he should not have. He asks for forgiveness and wants to retain fellowship with the church.


Goodknight, Thomas Mitchell, 1837-1908 (Sc 2769), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Goodknight, Thomas Mitchell, 1837-1908 (Sc 2769), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2769. Thomas Mitchell Goodknight's "Pastor's Journal" of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, which includes a short biography, as well as a list of elders and deacons ordained, marriages performed, church members added, etc., during his ministry in Kentucky (particularly the C.P. church at Franklin), Kansas, and Texas. He also discusses his role as a Confederate chaplain during the Civil War.


Hopewell Baptist Church - Allen County, Kentucky (Mss 466), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2013

Hopewell Baptist Church - Allen County, Kentucky (Mss 466), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 466. Minutes, including lists of both white and African American members, of Hopewell Baptist Church, Allen County, Kentucky.


Coombs Family Collection (Mss 349), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2013

Coombs Family Collection (Mss 349), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid for Manuscripts Collection 349. Correspondence, photographs, business records and miscellaneous papers of the Coombs, Robertson and related families of Warren and Simpson counties in Kentucky and of Alabama, Texas and Tennessee. Includes correspondence, personal papers and research of Elizabeth Robertson Coombs, librarian at the Kentucky Library, Western Kentucky University. Several documents from this collection have been scanned are available for viewing by clicking on the "Additional Files" below.


Johnston, Janet L. (Sc 1044), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2013

Johnston, Janet L. (Sc 1044), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1044. Paper, “History of Ebenezer Presbyterian Church,” written by Janet L. Johnston. The church is located in the Butler County, Kentucky community of Sharer. Photocopies of early twentieth century session minutes and church register may be found in SC 808.


Duncan, Kate (Clagett), 1892-1983 (Sc 2724), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2013

Duncan, Kate (Clagett), 1892-1983 (Sc 2724), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2724. Bound typescript of a book titled “Divided Way: The Story of the Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green, Kentucky.” Inscribed and with original photos.


Hardcastle, Mildred Tucker, 1894-1994 (Sc 2722), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2013

Hardcastle, Mildred Tucker, 1894-1994 (Sc 2722), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2722. Paper titled “Old Mulkey Meeting House,” about the church located Monroe County. The paper was inspired by the unveiling of a monument erected by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) in honor of Joseph Gist on 21 October 1934. Hardcastle presented the paper at a meeting of the Samuel Daviess DAR chapter in Bowling Green, Kentucky in October 1934.


Bowling Green Warren County Bicentennial Commission (Mss 122), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Bowling Green Warren County Bicentennial Commission (Mss 122), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 122. Correspondence, minutes, calendars, financial reports, and promotional material of the Commission which was created to oversee the bicentennial celebrations of Warren County, Kentucky (1 March 1997) and Bowling Green (1 March 1998).


Hodge, Iris, B. 1947 (Sc 1027), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Hodge, Iris, B. 1947 (Sc 1027), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1027. Paper titled “A History of Longview Methodist Church in Hardin County, Kentucky,” written by Iris Hodge for a Western Kentucky University history class.


Bowling Green, Kentucky - Social Life And Customs, 1904 (Sc 928), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Bowling Green, Kentucky - Social Life And Customs, 1904 (Sc 928), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 928. Letter, 20 January 1904, written by Bess?, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to Katie Love, Gallatin, Tennessee, chiefly relating family news. She also mentions a visit to the local Morehead House and comments on two local churches.


Mcelroy, Sallie (Atkins), 1872-1955 (Sc 942), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Mcelroy, Sallie (Atkins), 1872-1955 (Sc 942), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 942. Compilation of papers titled “History of the Churches of Bowling Green, KY.,” by Sallie Atkins McElroy, which includes data about Baptist, Catholic, Christian, Church of Christ, Church of God, Episcopal, Methodist, Nazarene, Presbyterian, and Seventh-Day Adventist churches.


Gasper River Bible Society (Sc 700), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Gasper River Bible Society (Sc 700), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 700. Minutes of the 18th annual meeting of the Gasper River Bible Society of the Baptist Church, held at Salem meeting house, Butler County, Kentucky in August 1856.


Garrison, Lucien, 1874-1957 (Sc 998), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Garrison, Lucien, 1874-1957 (Sc 998), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 998. Based on stories of Lucien Garrison’s father, Calvin A. Garrison (1800-1895) and his uncle Samuel Crosthwait (1823?-1912), Garrison’s manuscript emphasizes the location of Bowling Green residences, schools and businesses.


Baptists (Sc 907), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Baptists (Sc 907), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 907. Church papers including the 1825 constitution of the Boiling Springs United Baptist Church, Hart County, which lists founding members; a history of the Boiling Springs church,1825-1865; request of Bellebara (?) Baptist Church, Hart County, for ordination assistance, 1877; letter of dismissal given by Oak Hill Baptist Church, Larue County, Kentucky, to James Brooks, 1886.


Wheeler, Beatrice Irene (Isenberg), 1915-2004 (Sc 867), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Wheeler, Beatrice Irene (Isenberg), 1915-2004 (Sc 867), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 867. Two skits by Beatrice Irene (Isenberg) Wheeler, written in 1988 and 1989, based on her childhood experiences in Northtown, a very small Hart County, Kentucky community. Written for a presentation at College Street Church of Christ in Lebanon, Tennessee. One play describes a country school and the other documents a worship service.


Oral History Project - History Department - Western Kentucky University (Mss 411), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Oral History Project - History Department - Western Kentucky University (Mss 411), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 411. Interviews with Kentuckians conducted by students in American and Kentucky history classes at Western Kentucky University. Typical subjects discussed include childhood, rural life, the Great Depression, civil rights, military service, education and work. Most interviews include a summary paper, transcript (complete or partial) and audiocassette.


Hines, Thomas Collier "Tommy," Jr., - Collector (Sc 2661), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Hines, Thomas Collier "Tommy," Jr., - Collector (Sc 2661), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2661. County and railroad tax receipts of Merritt Bennett, Logan County, Kentucky (1873-1885), a letter to Margaret Y. Calvert, Bowling Green, Kentucky (1901), and one-page histories of the First Presbyterian Church, Auburn, Kentucky and the Auburn Missionary Society of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.