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Clagett, Marjorie Elizabeth, 1900-2000 (Mss 513), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2014

Clagett, Marjorie Elizabeth, 1900-2000 (Mss 513), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 513. Correspondence and papers of Marjorie E. Clagett, a WKU faculty member who taught French from 1928-1964. Includes field notes and slides relating to her studies of flora in south central Kentucky, Great Britain and other habitats in the United States, and research materials relating to the history of the French in Kentucky. Also includes correspondence, photographs and genealogical data of the Clagett, Northcott, Strange and associated families.


Weaver, Bill L. (Mss 389), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Weaver, Bill L. (Mss 389), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 389. Correspondence between Bill L. Weaver, a graduate of Western Kentucky University and former history instructor, and WKU history professor Lowell H. Harrison. Most of the correspondence took place during Weaver’s tenure as an administrator at the University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Medicine.


Thompson, Harry Edgar, 1865-1964 (Sc 165), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2011

Thompson, Harry Edgar, 1865-1964 (Sc 165), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 165. Materials related to education and teaching career of Harry Edgar Thompson. Includes commencement invitation and program of Southern Normal School, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1888; letters of recommendation, 1888-1893; Kentucky and Texas teaching certificates, 1885-1891; clippings; photographs; and autobiographical note, 1958, of Thompson, later a chiropractor in McPherson, Kansas.


Travelstead, Chester Coleman (Mss 281), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2010

Travelstead, Chester Coleman (Mss 281), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 281. Chiefly personal and professional correspondence, speeches, journal articles, reminiscences, and news clippings of noted educator Chester Coleman Travelstead. Of particular interest are the materials related to his 1955 dismissal from the University of South Carolina owing to his stance on racial integration. Also includes correspondence and diaries of his mother Nelle (Gooch) Travelstead, long-time Western Kekntucky University faculty member.