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Name Hill, J. Murray, Sr., 1891-1961
Archives Entries 11
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Travelstead, Chester -

Chiefly personal and professional correspondence, speeches, journal articles, reminiscences and news clippings of noted educator Chester Coleman Travelstead. Of particular interest are the materials related to his 1955 dismissal from the University of South Carolina owing to his stance on racial integration. Also includes correspondence and diaries of his mother Nelle (Gooch) Travelstead, long-time Western Kentucky University faculty member.

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Lampkin, Clifton Wallace, 1884-1959 -

Materials relating to Clifton Wallace Lampkin, the mayor of Bowling Green, Kentucky from 1953-1959. Includes correspondence, award certificates and appreciations of his philanthropy, a photograph, and a resolution passed on his death by American National Bank and Trust Company. Also includes letters from two post-World War II refugees thanking him for aid packages.

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Dowell, John Alan -

Interviews conducted by John Alan Dowell with George M. Carter which provide biographical data about Carter and highlight his storytelling talent. Includes interviews with Carter on cassette tapes, transcriptions, tape summaries, glossary, bibliography, and photographs.

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Mammoth Cave National Park Association -

Correspondence, financial papers, administrative papers including minutes of annual meetings, reports, maps and other sundry records of the Mammoth Cave National Park Association. The Association was established to obtain options for land purchases in the region and to oversee the day-to-day operations of the cave prior to its being designated a national park in 1941. Afterwards, it operated in more of an advisory/advocacy capacity.

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Ingram, James Maurice, 1905-1976 -

Architectural drawings of alterations and additions for Bowling Green Business University, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Plans show foundation plan, first floor plan with several classrooms, offices, and a reception room, and a second floor library space. Details of new doors and cross sections also appear. The first sheet shows panels detail for the office of Mr. Hill. Exterior elevation drawings show a castle-like, four-story building with large, two-story dependencies, all with pierced parapets, and rounded-off entrances; the building was known locally as "The Towers."

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Crabb, Alfred Leland, 1884-1979 -

Correspondence, book and article manuscripts, and research material of Alfred Leland Crabb, a native of Plum Springs, Warren County, Kentucky and a professor at George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tennessee. The topics of the manuscripts include historical fiction related to Nashville and Bowling Green, biographies of prominent Nashvillians, articles on all levels of education. Some of the unpublished material is fictional but draws from his Plum Springs school days and his experiences at Western Kentucky University.

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Hobson Family -

Correspondence, legal papers, and news clippings about the Hobsons, a prominent family of Bowling Green, Kentucky. The correspondence and reminiscences of Civil War veteran William E. Hobson; a diary kept by Mary Elizabeth Van Meter during the evacuation of Bowling Green, 1861; and George Anna (Hobson) Duncan's material related to her exploits as an award winning trapshooter, are of particular significance, 1799-2010

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Moore, Mary (Taylor) Leiper Moore, 1885-1973 -

Radio scripts, correspondence, research notes, and newspaper clippings of Kentucky Building director, Mary (Taylor) Leiper Moore. Moore served as director of the Kentucky Building at Western Kentucky University from 1931 to 1956. Also includes articles and speeches written by Moore.

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Rodes, John Barret, 1870-1970 -

Correspondence, photographs, and business and personal papers, primarily of Robert Rodes, Sr. of Danville, Kentucky, and John Barret Rodes of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes material related to their ancestors and descendants, as well as to members of the Grider, Hines, Helm, Loving and associated families.

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Hill, J. Murray, Sr. -

Letters, 1918 (3), written by prominent Bowling Green, Kentucky, businessmen, attesting to the good character and competencies of J. Murray Hill, Sr. Also Warren Rural Electric Cooperative Corporation, Bowling Green, stock certificate, 1942.

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Graham, Robert Duke, 1900-1984 -

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.

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UA1C3.1.16 - F933-1

Bowling Green Business University Vice President W.L. Matthews and President J.Murray Hill.

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UA1C3.1.39 - TO40-12

J. Murray Hill vice president of BGBU.

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1977.51.194 -

Black and white photographs of the J. Murray Hill family, with wife, Ruth, daughters, Linda, Grace and Jean, and sons, Murray and Hoyt Hill.