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Drake, Kentucky - Precinct Directory (Sc 3054), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2016

Drake, Kentucky - Precinct Directory (Sc 3054), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscript Small Collection 3054. Precinct Directory and Voting List for Drake Precinct, Warren County, Kentucky. Contains voters’ names, post office, occupation, party affiliation, race and sex. The list appears to have been compiled for an election to be held on 8 November 1927.


Election Districts - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3050), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2016

Election Districts - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3050), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3050. Class action complaint filed by five voters in U.S. District Court, Bowling Green, Kentucky, alleging malapportionment of election districts. The complaint seeks declarative and injunctive relief against the current apportionment and against holding a primary election for justices of the peace and constables. Details of the previous and current apportionments are included.


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

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

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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.


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

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

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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

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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.


Poe Family Papers (Sc 1116), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2013

Poe Family Papers (Sc 1116), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1116. Chiefly letters to James E. Poe, a Warren County, Kentucky native, who later lived in Colorado and Washington Territory, from his family in Kentucky. They write of crops, weather, and their health. They also ask Jim to lead a sober life and consider returning home. Evidently Poe went west after a run-in with the law concerning the making of illegalalcohol. Also, data related to the collection.


Thompson, Thala E. (Layne), 1907-2003 - Collector (Sc 2744), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2013

Thompson, Thala E. (Layne), 1907-2003 - Collector (Sc 2744), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2744. Record book for the Hadley Homemaker Club, 1991-1992; postcard send by Thompson from China, 1987; election return receipt for Warren County, Kentucky, 1956; and a birthday card sent from President and Mrs. Bill Clinton to Thompson.


Underwood, Henry Louis, 1848-1925 - Collector (Sc 936), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Underwood, Henry Louis, 1848-1925 - Collector (Sc 936), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 936. Letters kept by Henry Louis Underwood, 1848-1925, a Bowling Green, Kentucky native, which include an 1800 letter of Henry Clay written to Robert Craddock; an 1875 letter of Jefferson Davis addressed to Underwood; an 1894 letter of Theodore Roosevelt addressed to C.R. Breckinridge; letters, 1885 (15), pertaining to a National Soldiers Reunion and Encampment; and miscellaneous items.


Sand Hill Democratic Club - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 809), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Sand Hill Democratic Club - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 809), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 809. Notice of meeting called for 14 September 1888 to organize a Democratic club at Sand Hill, Warren County, Kentucky.


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

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

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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

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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.


Crisp, J. J. (Sc 416), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2012

Crisp, J. J. (Sc 416), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 416. Certificate, Warren County, Tennessee, of citizenship and voting rights for J.J. Crisp.


Patterson, F. Youree, 1869-1936 (Sc 246), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Patterson, F. Youree, 1869-1936 (Sc 246), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 246. Campaign letter, 25 July 1913, written by F. Youree Patterson, Bowling Green, Kentucky, concerning his candidacy for the Warren County Clerk’s office in the primary election on the dry ticket.


Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956 (Sc 239), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956 (Sc 239), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 239. Letter written by Alben Barkley, U.S. Senator from Kentucky, to J. Marion Robertson, Bowling Green, Kentucky, expressing his gratitude for Robertson’s work in Warren County during the recent primary election.


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

Underwood Collection (Mss 58), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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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.


Ewan, A. Early (Sc 2427), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2010

Ewan, A. Early (Sc 2427), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2427. Letter from A. Early Ewan, Warren County, Kentucky county agriculture extension agent, to members of the Warren County Corn-Hog Production Control Association relating information about contracts to limit production of the commodities mentioned.


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

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

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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.


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

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

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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.


Simmons, James M., 1851-1935 (Sc 1809), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2008

Simmons, James M., 1851-1935 (Sc 1809), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1809. Notes for a political speech delivered by James M. Simmons in Plum Springs, Warren County, Kentucky, 1 November 1884. Also, check from the P.J. Potter Bank written by Simmons and a copy of a typescript of his obituary.


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

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

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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).