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Name Travelstead, Nelle Gooch, 1888-1974
Archives Entries 8
Library Entries 3
Object Entries 5
Photo Entries 81

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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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Travelstead, Nelle Blye (Gooch), 1888-1974 -

Undated Christmas poem written by Nelle Gooch Travelstead for her grandson Coleman Travelstead; explanatory letter 30 June 2008 from Coleman Travelstead to Jonathan Jeffrey.

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Robertson, J. Lee, b. 1922 -

Interview with J. Lee Robertson conducted by Kenneth Hines and Gil Calhoun in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Robertson reminisces about his life with particular emphasis on his service in the U.S. Army during World War II and his long association with Western Kentucky University.

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Travelstead, Nelle Gooch -

Letter from Nelle (Gooch) Travelstead, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to Mrs. Joe Bryant Helm, Smiths Grove, Warren County, Kentucky, thanking her for coming to Bowling Green to play the piano for events.

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Lissauer, Mildred Wallis (Potter), 1897-1998 - Collector -

Correspondence, scrapbooks, journals, diaries, photographs and miscellaneous papers of Mildred (Potter) Lissauer of Bowling Green and Louisville, Kentucky and of her family, especially her mother, Martha (Woods) Potter and her aunt, Elizabeth Moseley Woods.

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Marshall, Nancy Carol (Richey), b. 1959 -

Paper titled, "The Higher Road" about the life of long-time Western Kentucky University music professor Nelle Gooch Travelstead. The paper was written for a history class at Western Kentucky University.

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Knott Countians for Brown - Ford -

Program for the thirty-sixth annual convention : Kentucky Federation of Women's Club, held in Bowling Green, Kentucky, May 20-22, 1930. Events were held at the Helm Hotel, the First Methodist Church, and the Teachers College Auditorium of College Heights. Includes schedule of events, lists of committee members, and the lyrics to "America the Beautiful." Library copy belonged to Mrs. J. C. Witherspoon of Smiths Grove, Ky., who took extensive notes within in pencil. 17.1 x 12.4cm. Folded. Unnumbered pages. Green ink on white paper.

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Durston, James Marion, 1920-2011 -

Letters of James M. "Brandy" Durston, a Bowling Green, Kentucky chiropractor and later a resident of Southaven, Mississippi, with copious reminiscences of people and places in Bowling Green. Includes material relating primarily to Durston's church in Memphis, Tennessee.

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1945.25.1 - Chemise

Chemise made of white muslin with machine embroidery and eyelets and lace trim purchased for a wedding trousseau.

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1945.25.2 - Petticoat

Long petticoat in fine white muslin with lace trim and inserts plus ribbon drawn through pale green silk lace. Purchased for a wedding trousseau.

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UA77/1 -

Teachers of Tomorrow: Learners of Today Miracle Worker: Athletic Trainer Russell Miller A Week in the Life of Professor X Those Were the Days, My Friend 1949-1950 The Sky Show is Right Inside Psychology Students Do Their Thing - Research Significant Statements at Western The Mini Library - A Product of Technology Caution: Human Beings Here Handle With Care Western Regents Act to Strengthen Honors Program for the University Founders Week Here Comes the 1972 Student Fair ROTC on the Campus: Cannons to the Left of Them Faculty Research at Western 1971 Alumni Fund Contributors 1972 Who's Who - The Quality Shows Anderson, Charles Bailey, Rex Ball, Coy Brooks, Carroll Bryant, Ch

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UA77/1 -

Associate Programs Expand The Humanities Teaching the Whole Man Kentucky's Heritage Homecoming '74 Alumni Physicians Hold Reunion Falter Never - Live Forever, Mary Frances Bradley BU in '55-'56 A Foundation for Excellence, Dero Downing, College Heights Herald Strength in Faculty, Dero Downing, Faculty Convocation Where the Spirit Originates A Student's Tribute to NGT: Nelle Gooch Travelstead The Gallery - Bill Mounce photographs 30 Years on the Team, Herman Walton Feeding a City of 12,000 Regents Authorize 'Current' Station for WKU Campus Western Offers Courses on KET Trendsetter & All-American Sports - A Pot Pourri Warren Alumni Planning Programs Tri-Staters - Ashland Organ

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UA77/1 -

International Education - The Scene Westerners in France Going Abroad Are Our Fulbright Winners South America, Welcome to Colombia May Term in Central America Q: When is Retired Not Retired? Ted Hornback Kentucky's Heritage, Homecoming '74 Cherry Hall - The Chimes Return Cherry Hall - You're Not Getting Older Your Getting Better The Fraternity System, A Search for Relevance Photos by Robert Stuart Significant Statements Ogden College Revisited Students Win Faculty Wives Club Grants 2 Tennessee Counties Get In-State Rates Alumni Name Tommy Covington President Ryan Grabruck New Director Central Kentucky Alumni Meet Middle Tennesseeans Meet in Nashville Jim Richards Speaks to

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1988.48.11 -

Photograph of Chester & Marita Travelstead's wedding, 1936 with listed names as Mrs. Petersen, Goldie MacDonald, Russell Cansler, Gertrude Meings, Louie Peterson, Mrs. Williams, Katherine Kirwan, Helen Hawley, Harold Hawley, Marita Hawley Travelstead, Mother Hawley, Chester Travelstead, Nell Gooch Travelstead, Katherine Miller, Mrs. J. F. Callis (Aunt).

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1988.48.12 -

Photograph of Chester and groomsmen at Chester & Marita Travelstead's wedding with Howard Hawley, (Marita's brother), Russell Cansler (friend from Bowling Green, Will Gooch Travelstead, (Chester's brother and best man).

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1988.48.14 -

Cabinet Card photograph of Nelle Gooch Travelstead at the age of six. The image was taken by Webb of Franklin, KY.

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1988.48.15 -

Photograph of Nelle Gooch at the age of five.

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1988.48.16 -

Photograph of Nelle Gooch at the age of three.

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1988.48.34 -

Nelle Gooch Travelstead at her home, Travelogs, in Bowling Green, KY

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1988.48.39 -

Travelogs, the home of Nelle Gooch Travelstead in Bowling Green, KY