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Creator Lancaster, Lennie Young, 1893-1980
Other Creators City of Bowling Green
Title UA37 Faculty Personal Papers Series 6. Lennie Young Lancaster
Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Records
Year Range From 1923
Year Range To 1976
Description Records regarding the nomination of Lennie Lancaster for the Kentucky Medical Association and Kentucky Academy of Family Physicians awards. The series is arranged in chronological order. A short biographical sketch by Dr. Jerry W. Martin, who made the nominations, is included. Dr. Lancaster's diplomas are in the collection, as well as an oral history interview conducted in 1973 which tells, among other things, of his work to establish Western's first campus bookstore in the summer of 1921. The collection also includes the KMA and KAFP awards, as well as several other certificates and awards.
Admin / Biog History L.Y. Lancaster (1893-1980) born in Stewart County, Tennessee, taught school in Calloway County, Kentucky. He received a life certificate from WKU in 1921, BS in Agriculture from the University of Kentucky in 1923 and MS & PhD in Zoology from Ohio State University. Lancaster taught at WKU in 1923 and returned in 1932 where he worked with pre-med students, retiring in 1960.
Subjects Western Kentucky University
Related Materials SC 1357 Letter from Gordon Wilson to L.Y. Lancaster, January 2, 1966.
Catalog Number UA37.6
Copyrights Photocopies of no more than 1/3 of the total.
Dates of Creation 1923-1976
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Extent 3 boxes
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions no restrictions
Parent ID UA37
Level of Description Series
Containers Speeches
Awards & Certificates
Biography
Programs
Awards & Certificates Oversize
Proclamation