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Earwood, Gregory Charles (Sc 3245), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2018

Earwood, Gregory Charles (Sc 3245), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3245. Correspondence and related material regarding Greg C. Earwood, president of the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky, Lexington, and his visits to First Baptist Church, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes brief data about the Seminary and the announcement of Earwood’sretirement in 2016.


Yates, Otis Webster, 1888-1981 (Sc 3234), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2018

Yates, Otis Webster, 1888-1981 (Sc 3234), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3234. Letter, 30 November 1922, to “Levy” from O. W. Yates, Dean of Bethel College, Russellville, Kentucky. He describes his work teaching the Bible and Greek to ministerial students, his pastorship, and his house and family, and asks about seeing Levy when he visits North Carolina at Christmas.


Farley, Seth Thomas, Jr., 1817-1999 (Mss 617), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2017

Farley, Seth Thomas, Jr., 1817-1999 (Mss 617), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 617. Correspondence, documents, news clippings and ephemera from Seth Thomas Farley, Jr., a life-long educator. This collection includes a good deal of information about Farley’s teaching career prior to his work as a professor at WKU, his involvement in organizations that fought alcoholism and gambling (particularly the lottery in Kentucky), his church work, and his service on a committee to choose a federal magistrate for the western district of Kentucky. The collection includes an entire box of assessment related material related to Fort Knox Dependent Schools in the mid-1960s.


Mcreynolds, Benjamin, 1769-1845 (Mss 603), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2017

Mcreynolds, Benjamin, 1769-1845 (Mss 603), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scans of selected items (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Collection 603. Manuscript books of sermons, religious, medical and other writings created by Benjamin S. McReynolds, a Butler County, Kentucky Methodist minister. Includes family history and records of schools operated by McReynolds.


Sweets, Henry Hayes, 1872-1952 (Sc 3055), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2016

Sweets, Henry Hayes, 1872-1952 (Sc 3055), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3055. Mimeographed letter, 20 March 1906, of Henry H. Sweets, Louisville, Kentucky, Secretary, Executive Committee, Ministerial Education and Relief, of the Presbyterian Church in the United States. He urges recipients to convey the “crying need” for ministers to parents, teachers and young men in the church, and offers to send literature to interested parties whose names are forwarded to the Committee.


Bennett, Edith Lillian, 1925-2013 - Collector (Sc 2906), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2015

Bennett, Edith Lillian, 1925-2013 - Collector (Sc 2906), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2906. Chiefly letters writtenby Locke family of Indiana to Sally Barnett of Ohio County, Kentucky. Although they address her as "sister" and "aunt," no relation is apparent. They discuss religious (Methodist) and family matters. Also includes a letter from Sanuel Landstreet to H. Stevens and Charlotte Belt in which Landstreet expresses his feelilngs about emancipation. Finally, an appeasement agreement made between a prominent group of Baptist leaders in 1892, apparently in Louisville.


Union County, Kentucky - Letter (Sc 2888), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2015

Union County, Kentucky - Letter (Sc 2888), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2888. Portion of a letter, 25 December 1865, written from Morganfield, Kentucky, by a Presbyterian clergyman to his father. After a two-year lapse in communication, he updates his father on his teaching duties at a male academy and his preaching at two churches. He also mourns social ills such as crime and intemperance, and contrasts the irreligion of the North with the growth of evangelical churches in the South.


Jewell, George Raleigh, 1898-1993 (Sc 1527), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2015

Jewell, George Raleigh, 1898-1993 (Sc 1527), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1527. A historical list of Baptist schools and colleges in Kentucky with a brief description of each institution. Detailed information is provided for Clinton College, Clinton, Kentucky.


Vertrees, Peter, 1840-1926 (Sc 1282), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2014

Vertrees, Peter, 1840-1926 (Sc 1282), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1282. Autobiography of Peter Vertrees, an African-American native of Edmonson County, Kentucky, who served as a cook in the Confederate Army, 6th Kentucky Cavalry. Afterward, he was an educator and Baptist minister, chiefly in Sumner County, Tennessee. Includes associated biographical data, and the autobiography of his third wife Diora.


Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Sc 816), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Sc 816), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 816. Photocopies of letters, 1849-1881 (12); agreement to place children with the Shakers, 1812; school merit awards, n.d. (4); and business receipts, etc., 1810-1879 (15). Also, letters regarding collection, 1984, n.d. (2).


Lytle, Priscilla (Sc 539), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2012

Lytle, Priscilla (Sc 539), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 539. Paper written by Priscilla Lytle about the history of Georgetown College entitled “An Old College in a Young Country.” It may have been written for a class at Western Kentucky State Teachers College.


Edmonds, Howell, B. 1850 (Sc 453), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2012

Edmonds, Howell, B. 1850 (Sc 453), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 453. Letter, from Howell and John Edmonds, South Union, Kentucky, to their parents, in Tennessee, regarding their welfare. Howell and John were both enrolled at the school at South Union. Also a note informing the parents of the death of John, age 15, of spotted fever.


Mcintire, Tandie Lewis, 1865-1947 (Mss 396), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2012

Mcintire, Tandie Lewis, 1865-1947 (Mss 396), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscript Collection 396. Correspondence to family, friends, and acquaintances of Tandie Lewis McIntire, Edmonson County, Kentucky. Collection contains educational material related to McIntire's career as a teacher in Edmonson County. Also includes tracts and pamphlets related to McIntire's involvement in religious organizations, particularly Baptist entities.


Smiths Grove, Kentucky (Mss 321), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2010

Smiths Grove, Kentucky (Mss 321), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Fidning aid only for Manuscripts Collection 231. Information about Smiths Grove, Warren County, Kentucky. Includes material about the community's history, people, churches, schools, and events. Collection contains the original Board of Trustees minutes for Smiths Grove College, 1884-1901.


Tyler, Sara Elizabeth, 1910-2001 (Sc 2215), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

Tyler, Sara Elizabeth, 1910-2001 (Sc 2215), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2215. Paper: "Pleasant J. Potter College for Young Ladies" written for a journalism class at Western Kentucky State Teachers College; also a reminscence about Bowling Green's First Christian Church as well as Tyler's obituary.


Brown, Anna Murl (Fisher), 1911-1989 (Sc 2164), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2010

Brown, Anna Murl (Fisher), 1911-1989 (Sc 2164), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2164. Letters to Anna Murl Fisher Brown, an Ohio County, Kentucky teacher, from local residents and parents. They approve of her taking her pupils to church and to a funeral without having to make up the time in class, and support her reappointment.


Child Evangelism Fellowship Of Warren County, Kentucky (Mss 128), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2003

Child Evangelism Fellowship Of Warren County, Kentucky (Mss 128), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 128. Correspondence, papers, financial records, minutes, essays written by children, etc., of the Child Evangelism Fellowship, Warren County, Kentucky, which was part of an international religious organization.