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Title UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 2. Buildings Subseries 10. Cedar House
Creator WKU Archives
Description Images of the Cedar House also known as the Faculty House.
Collection WKU Archives
Object Name Print, Photographic
Year Range From 1920
Admin / Biog History Other Names - Faculty House, Senior House
Built - 1920-1921
Cost of Construction - $6,000
Architects - WKU Students and Faculty

The construction of the building was sponsored by the Senior classes of 1920 and 1921. It has been used as a social center, the library and a classroom building. It was remodeled in 1959 and became the known as the Faculty House. Elizabeth Walz, former faculty member was named hostess and had an apartment on the second floor between 1959 and 1960. The building was the home of the College Heights Foundation between 1959 and 1967 and the Credit Union 1974-1983. It was also used by the Faculty Senate and retired faculty.

A Faculty House Renovation Committee was appointed consisting of Gretchen Niva, Linda Allan, Sheila Conway, Ann Fields, Charles Eison, Lowell Harrison, Carl Kell and Glenn Lohr in 1986. They proposed several changes in the building layout and repairs. President Kern Alexander provided a new roof while the committee raised money for the remodel. In May 1987 the remodeling was approved.

1959 - remodeled, Frank Cain architect, $25,000
1986 - remodeled
2007 - renovated
System of Arrangement Images are arranged alphabetically and numerically.
Subjects Western Kentucky University
Search Terms Cedar House (WKU)
Finding Aids TopScholar -
Related Materials Images with UA1C2.10 prefix
UA30.1.2 - Planning, Design & Construction Building File
Catalog Number UA1C2.10
Copyrights Check individual images for copyright restrictions.
Dates of Creation 1920-present
Caption WKU Archives Logo
Credit line WKU Archives
Extent 5 folders, 1 oversize, 1 glass plate, 1 negative
Number of Images 1
Access Conditions no restrictions
Parent ID UA1C2
Level of Description Subseries
Disciplines Photography
Containers Cedar House / Faculty House
Cedar House / Faculty House
Cedar House / Faculty House
Cedar House / Faculty House
Cedar House / Faculty House
Cedar House / Faculty House
Cedar House / Faculty House
Cedar House / Faculty House