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Name Minton, John Dean, 1921-2008
Birth Date 7/29/1921
Place of Birth Cadiz, KY
Death Date 2008
Spouse Betty Jo Redick
Children John Minton Jr.
James Ernest Minton
Titles & Honors Minton Hall (WKU) named for him
Nationality American
Education BS University of KY
MS University of KY
PhD Vanderbilt
Occupation WKU Graduate School associate dean 1962-1970
WKU Graduate School dean & administrative vice president 1970-1979
WKU Interim President Jan.-July 1979
WKU Vice President of Student Affairs -1986
Role Academic
Archives Entries 21
Library Entries 6
Object Entries 1
Photo Entries 42
Notes John Minton Vertical File Part 1
John Minton Vertical File Part 2

Associated Records

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 3. Portraits Subseries 1. Administrators - WKU Archives

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 3. Portraits Subseries 1. Administrators - WKU Archives

Images of administrators of Western Kentucky University and its founding institutions.

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections. Subseries 1. Public Relations - Public Affairs (WKU)

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections. Subseries 1. Public Relations - Public Affairs (WKU)

Photographs, negatives, slides and transparencies created by Public Affairs staff members of WKU faculty, staff, students, alumni and events. See container list for arrangement and description.

Image of UA3 President's Office - President's Office (WKU)

UA3 President's Office - President's Office (WKU)

Records created by and about the WKU President's Office. The record group is broken down into series and subseries based upon the administrations of the presidents. Series 1. Henry Hardin Cherry Series 2. Paul L. Garrett Series 3. Kelly Thompson Series 4. Dero Downing Series 5. John Minton Series 6. Donald Zacharias Series 7. Kern Alexander Series 8. Thomas Meredith Series 9. Gary Ransdell Series 10. Timothy Caboni

Image of UA4 Academic Budgets & Administration Series 2 Correspondence/Subject File - Academic Budgets & Administration (WKU)

UA4 Academic Budgets & Administration Series 2 Correspondence/Subject File - Academic Budgets & Administration (WKU)

Correspondence and subject files created by the office of Academic Budgets & Administration and its reporting offices: Academic Budgets Manager of Academic Resources PIE Grants Coordinator

Image of UA1F WKU Archives Multimedia Resources / Vertical File - WKU Archives

UA1F WKU Archives Multimedia Resources / Vertical File - WKU Archives

Electronic and multimedia resources created by WKU Archives regarding Western Kentucky University departments and history. Non-WKU created ephemera related to WKU history.

Image of UA1B University Wide Committees/Events 3. Committees 3. Athletic Committee - Athletic Committee (WKU)

UA1B University Wide Committees/Events 3. Committees 3. Athletic Committee - Athletic Committee (WKU)

This is an artificial series created by culling Athletic Committee records from the President's Office files. It consists of meeting minutes, correspondence and reports. The early meeting minutes are incomplete through 1950. Topics routinely discussed were athletic schedules, awards, varsity standing of sports and compliance with conference and NCAA policies. Ohio Valley Conference meeting minutes and summaries of NCAA meetings are generally included.

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 5. John Minton - WKU President's Office - Minton

UA3 President's Office Series 5. John Minton - WKU President's Office - Minton

Unprocessed records created by the President's Office during the John Minton Administration, January - July 1979, as well as records created by Minton while serving in other administrative positions at WKU. The records are arranged in the following sub-series: Series 1. Correspondence File Series 2. Interviews/Oral Histories Series 3. Publications Series 4. Installation File Occasionally files created under his administration are found in the Donald Zacharias papers (UA3.5). They are designated as such in the collection inventories.

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 5. John Minton Subseries 2. Interviews/Oral Histories - WKU President's Office - Minton

UA3 President's Office Series 5. John Minton Subseries 2. Interviews/Oral Histories - WKU President's Office - Minton

Interviews and oral history tapes of and about John Minton and subjects related to Western Kentucky University.

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Papers - Minton, John Dean, 1921-2008

"The Political Prosecution and Trials of Caleb Powers" by John Dean Minton, a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Master of Arts degree, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1947.

Image of Papers - Trout, Allan Mitchell, 1903-1972

Papers - Trout, Allan Mitchell, 1903-1972

Correspondence and writings relating to the career of Allan Mitchell Trout, political reporter and columnist for the Louisville Courier-Journal. Includes letters from readers, written mostly on the occasion of his retirement, collections of Trout's "Greetings" columns, speeches and articles, historical memorabilia, correspondence relating to the Allan M. Trout Collection at Western Kentucky University, and messages of sympathy to his wife after Trout's death.

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UA11 Public Affairs Series 2. Press Releases - Public Affairs (WKU)

Press releases created about WKU by the Public Affairs Department. Press releases are coded with standard date formats or alphanumerically as follows: two digits - day of month distribution - H hometown, L local, A area or S statewide two digits - month two digits - year 05H0772 is a press release distributed to a hometown newspaper on July 5, 1972. Note: Indicated dates are the date of the press release not the date of the event.

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 5. John Minton Subseries 3. Publications - WKU President's Office - Minton

UA3 President's Office Series 5. John Minton Subseries 3. Publications - WKU President's Office - Minton

Publications created by and about the president's office during John Minton's administration.

Image of UA1B2/1/7 Gary Ransdell Oral History Interview - Western Kentucky University

UA1B2/1/7 Gary Ransdell Oral History Interview - Western Kentucky University

Interview conducted by Lydia Kullman with WKU President Gary Ransdell.

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 9. Gary Ransdell 7. Correspondence - WKU President's Office - Ransdell

UA3 President's Office Series 9. Gary Ransdell 7. Correspondence - WKU President's Office - Ransdell

Selected correspondence not duplicated in the Reading File. Contains incoming correspondence and responses.

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 5. John Minton Subseries 4. Installation File 1. Swearing In - WKU President's Office - Minton

UA3 President's Office Series 5. John Minton Subseries 4. Installation File 1. Swearing In - WKU President's Office - Minton

Recording of John Minton's swearing in ceremony which includes remarks by J. David Cole, Judge Charles Reynolds and Dero Downing. Available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/2630">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/2630</a>

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 5. John Minton Subseries 1. Correspondence File - WKU President's Office - Minton

UA3 President's Office Series 5. John Minton Subseries 1. Correspondence File - WKU President's Office - Minton

Unprocessed correspondence files created by the President's Office during John Minton's administration. John Minton served as acting president from January to July 1979. Occasionally files created under his administration are found in the Zacharias papers. They are designated as such in the collection inventories. This series also includes correspondence files created by Minton while serving in other administrative positions at Western Kentucky University between 1966 and 1986.

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 38, No. 13 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4606">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4606</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Religious News Kentucky Building Hilltopics Social Activities Calendar Looking Backward Alumni News Faculty Facts Society Tops In Sports Musical Notes Book Marks ROTC News Council Corner This issue contains articles: $5,250 Grant Awarded by Science Foundation Dr. Frank G. Dickey Will Deliver Spring Commencement Address June 5; Dr. H.W. Carpenter at Baccalaureate

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections. Subseries 89. Jim Burton Photo Collection - Burton, Jim

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections. Subseries 89. Jim Burton Photo Collection - Burton, Jim

Photographs and negatives taken by Jim Burton documenting life in western Kentucky primarily between the years 1975 and 1980. Venues include Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Owensboro, Madisonville, Cumberland County and Scott County. Band Formations - Burton was hired by WKU band director to photograph half time performances. It was a freelance job paying $250 per winter semester which allowed him to pay his car insurance. Bobby Sandige - Bobby was from Burton's hometown of Madisonville and was married in college. Besides being a full-time student, he worked full-time at an underground coal mine. Burton did a feature story on Bobby and his wife which was published by th