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Myers, Rodes Kirby, 1900-1960 (Mss 567), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2016

Myers, Rodes Kirby, 1900-1960 (Mss 567), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 567. Correspondence, speeches and scrapbooks related to the life of Rodes Kirby Myers, Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky from 1939 to 1943. Includes clippings and speeches from political campaigns. Also includes three scrapbooks of clippings related to the trial of Henry Herman Denhardt for the murder of Verna Garr Taylor in 1936.


Gates, Lloyd W., 1830-1890 (Sc 2971), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2016

Gates, Lloyd W., 1830-1890 (Sc 2971), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2971. Business and political postcards, chiefly sent to attorney Lloyd W. Gates, Calhoun, Kentucky. Topics range from political patronage to debt collection.


Denhardt, Henry Herman, 1876-1937 (Mss 533), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2015

Denhardt, Henry Herman, 1876-1937 (Mss 533), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 533. Correspondence, military orders, and instructional materials relating to Henry Herman Denhardt’s World War I service as a field artillery officer and postwar training as an officer in the Kentucky National Guard. Includes a few personal and political items relating to Denhardt’s campaign for Governor of Kentucky.


Brite, Henry Dearing, 1906-1976 (Mss 532), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2015

Brite, Henry Dearing, 1906-1976 (Mss 532), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding Aid only for Manuscripts Collections 532. Letters, programs, invitations, photographs and other political and social mementoes of Elizabeth Brite and her husband Henry, collected primarily during their years in Washington, D.C. when Elizabeth was secretary to Franklin D. Roosevelt’s press secretary, Jonathan W. Daniels.


Jfk Memory Project At Wku (Mss 491), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2014

Jfk Memory Project At Wku (Mss 491), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text of remembrances (Click on Additional Files), photographs, and oral history interviews for Manuscripts Collection 491. Materials collected during a commemorative project related to a campaign visit John F. Kennedy made to Bowling Green, Kentucky in October 1960 and to his November 1963 assassination. The core of the collection is a set of remembrances that were sent into the Department of Library Special Collections, WKU about both events. Other items include oral history interviews (8), photos (36), contemporary news clippings as well as clippings about the project, a scrapbook of post-assassination clippings, and assorted other ephemera ...


Graham, Robert Duke, 1900-1984 (Mss 473), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2013

Graham, Robert Duke, 1900-1984 (Mss 473), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 473. Correspondence and scrapbooks of Robert D. Graham, Democratic mayor of Bowling Green, Kentucky from 1960-1963 and 1968-1971. The materials mostly document his public career, but some personal papers, including those of his wife Edith, are included.


Hodges, Ida Leighton, 1885-1949 (Sc 1025), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Hodges, Ida Leighton, 1885-1949 (Sc 1025), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1028. Letters commending Hodges for a variety of civic activities, including her work as coordinator of the Federal Emergency Relief Administration and Civil Works Administration in Bowling Green, Kentucky during the 1930s.


Moss, John Mckenzie, 1868-1929 (Sc 518), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

Moss, John Mckenzie, 1868-1929 (Sc 518), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 518. Papers of John McKenzie Moss, lawyer, judge, and politician of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Notice of his contest of election, 3rd Congressional District, 1900; letters to Moss pertaining chiefly to politics, 1902-1903; letter of Moss to lawyer, 1902.


Galloway, John Marshall, 1844-1937 (Sc 519), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

Galloway, John Marshall, 1844-1937 (Sc 519), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 519. Business papers of John M. Galloway, lawyer and judge of Bowling Green, Kentucky, which include petition for election to enable county to purchase railroad stock, 1889; 1890 stock certificates and a 1901 deposition related to Warren Deposit Bank; Peter Perkins’ will, 1891; judgeship certificate, 1903; newspaper clippings and photos kept by Mrs. Galloway, 1873-1930.


Dickey, Robert W., B. 1933 (Sc 2449), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2011

Dickey, Robert W., B. 1933 (Sc 2449), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2449. Letter, dated 30 January 1963, from attorney Marshall Funk to Robert W. Dickey related to an school integration lawsuit in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Also includes the political platform and biographical information for Raymond McClard's 1973 state Senate race.


Underwood Collection (Mss 58), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2011

Underwood Collection (Mss 58), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 58. Correspondence, diaries, papers, and genealogical materials of Joseph Rogers Underwood, U.S. Senator from Bowling Green, Kentucky, his wife Elizabeth Cox Underwood, his brother Warner Lewis Underwood, and his son, John Cox Underwood.


Mcdonald, Dan Allyn, 1905-1974 - Collector (Mss 343), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2011

Mcdonald, Dan Allyn, 1905-1974 - Collector (Mss 343), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 343. Correspondence, legal papers, financial records and sundry other documents related to Eugene Scott Brown and his father-in-law, Gilbert Marshall Mulligan, attorneys of Scottsville, Allen County, Kentucky. Also includes stray Allen County court records, research notes related to the Civil War, and records about early telephone service in Allen County.


Sumpter, Ward Cullin, 1902-1977 (Sc 2318), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2010

Sumpter, Ward Cullin, 1902-1977 (Sc 2318), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2318. Chemistry notebook of Ward Cullin Sumpter, probably kept about 1930 while he was a doctoral student at Yale University. Includes other miscellaneous documents: a tribute to a church's departing pastor, a draft petition in support of an anti-cigarette law, and a poem relating to the 1928 presidential election.


Young, Edward Green, 1857-1948 (Mss 309), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

Young, Edward Green, 1857-1948 (Mss 309), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 309. Materials related to Edward Green Young's service as a delegate from Warren County to the Kentucky House of Representatives, 1916 to 1920. Also family correspondence and items concerning his farming operations.


Bell, Charles Rowan, 1891-1976 (Sc 2064), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2009

Bell, Charles Rowan, 1891-1976 (Sc 2064), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2064. Incoming letter from William A. Stevens in which he makes a comment about Congressman William H. Natcher and about other mutual acquaintances. Also includes information about Bell's law career.


Bowling Green, Kentucky - City Ordinances (Mss 285), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2009

Bowling Green, Kentucky - City Ordinances (Mss 285), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscript Collection 285. Ordinances passed by the City of Bowling Green, Kentucky during the years 1914 to 1944. Includes list of ordinances; all the ordinances are not included with the collection. Also includes copies of various deeds and easements granted to the City of Bowling Green from 1885 to 1958.


Harlin, Maxey B., Jr., 1915-2003 (Mss 262), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2009

Harlin, Maxey B., Jr., 1915-2003 (Mss 262), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and some full-text scans of items (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Collection 262. Correspondence of Maxey B. Harlin, Jr., a Bowling Green, Kentucky attorney and member of the Constitution Revision Assembly; also, minutes of the Constitution Review Commission, a paper, and texts of speeches favoring revision of Kentucky's constitution.


Bowling Green, Kentucky - City Council (Mss 276), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2009

Bowling Green, Kentucky - City Council (Mss 276), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 276. Minutes books of Bowling Green, Kentucky Board of Councilmen (1948-1967), Board of Aldermen (1955-1967), and Board of Commissioners (1967-1987).


Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945 (Sc 79), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2009

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945 (Sc 79), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "additional files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 79. Letter written by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to Martha Washington Jackson, Bowling Green, Kentucky, which expresses his thanks for her loyalty ot the Democratic party, and notes given on the history of Bowling Green by Jackson.


Temple Collection, 1715-1972 (Mss 55), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2008

Temple Collection, 1715-1972 (Mss 55), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 55. Correspondence, 1931-1970 (33 items), chiefly of William Montgomery Temple, originally of Bowling Green, Kentucky, an autograph collector; his collection of papers of Kentucky governors, 1805-1951 (50); other autograph letters, 1715-1941 (17); and articles about Bowling Green, etc., (23).


Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945 (Sc 1313), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2007

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945 (Sc 1313), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1313. Letter written by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., to clergyman H.F. McChesney, Bowling Green, Kentucky, commenting on the newly enacted Social Security Act and asking for data about local community's needs.


Ua37/23 Whas Broadcast No. 14, Whas, Western Kentucky University, Earl Moore Dec 1935

Ua37/23 Whas Broadcast No. 14, Whas, Western Kentucky University, Earl Moore

WKU Archives Records

Script for weekly WKU broadcast on WHAS radio. This show included Earl Moore, B.S. Rutherford, J. Lewie Harmon, Garentte Stout, Bowling Green Women's Music Club, John Rodes,