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Name Barnes-Campbell Hall (WKU)
Details Other Names - Dormitory No. 7
Date Built - 1966
Dedicated - October 14, 1967
Cost of Construction - $1,300,000
Gross Sqare Feet - 74,426 (1969)
Architects - Frank Cain, W.S. Arrasmith, Arnold Judd & Joseph Wilk

Namesakes:
Sheridan Barnes was born March 3, 1894 in Hardin County. He attended Hardin County schools and the University of Kentucky. He founded the S.C. Barnes Insurance Agency in 1936. He is a past president of the Elizabethtown Rotary Club and of the Elizabethtown Chamber of Commerce. Barnes was a member of Western's board of regents from 1955-58. He died November 21, 1975 in Elizabethtown.

Donald Campbell was born August 16, 1901 in Springfield, KY. He attended Centre College and graduated in 1922. Campbell was mayor of Lebanon, KY from 1946 until 1954. From 1954 until 1959 he was a director of the American Council to Improve Our Neighborhoods, New York City, and in 1957 he served as president of the Associated Industries of Kentucky. In 1961-62 he served as Executive Director of the Louisville Title Insurance Company. He was also a member of the Board of Regents from 1955-56.

History:
Constructed in conjunction with Bemis Lawrence Hall. Barnes-Campbell was dedicated on October 14, 1967. The 9 story men's dormitory was equipped with air-conditioning, self-service elevators, a spacious lobby and waiting areas, and apartments for a director and an assistant director. Barnes-Campbell housed 392 men. Each room accommodated 2 students.

Additions:
2002 - 12 new rooms making a total of 374

College Heights Herald Articles:
1967 October 14, p. 2
1974 March 5, p. 3
1982 February 18, p. 5
1984 March 27, p. 8; October 11, p. 1; October 16, p. 7
1986 December 8, p. 1
1990 April 24, p. 10A
1993 November 2, p. 2; November 9, p. 2
1994 January 11, p. 1
2000 March 7, p. 8; October 17, p. 1; October 19, p. 3
2001 October 25, p. 1
2003 December 4, p. 1

Park City Daily News Articles:
Louisville Firm Low Dorm Bidder, Sep. 5, 1965
Six Big Western Construction Projects to Cost $9.6 Million, May 1, 1966
WKU Investigating Two Attempted Arsons, Oct. 16, 2001
Sisco, Scott. Western Shuffles Students During Renovation, Jan. 4, 2003

Louisville Courier-Journal Articles:
Building Boom at Colleges Keeps Growing, Aug. 21, 1966
Duncan, Tom. Western Pushing Dormitory Plan, Louisville Courier-Journal, Mar. 20, 1965

Honor for Barnes and Campbell, Elizabethtown News, Oct. 10, 1967
Western Dorm Named for Lebanon Man, Lebanon Enterprise, Oct. 19, 1967
Western Names Dorm for Sheridan Barnes, Hardin County Enterprise, Sept. 28, 1967

Documents & Primary Sources:
UA2 Board of Regents Meetings - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/bor/

2000 - March 15
1999 - Jan. 29
1998 - Jan. 30
1997 - Jan. 31, Oct. 31
1994 - Aug. 15
1965 - March 22
1966 - Aug. 4

UA3/3/4 Kelly Thompson - Construction File - inventory - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_fin_aid/103/

UA11 University Relations - Building & Construction File

UA30/1/2 Planning, Design & Construction - Building File - inventory - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_fin_aid/58/
Archives Entries 15
Library Entries 0
Object Entries 0
Photograph Entries 56

Associated Records

Image of UA30.1 Planning, Design & Construction Series 1. Blueprints, Drawings & Plans - Planning, Design & Construction (WKU)

UA30.1 Planning, Design & Construction Series 1. Blueprints, Drawings & Plans - Planning, Design & Construction (WKU)

Blueprints, drawings and plans of WKU buildings and campus created by the Department of Planning, Design & Construction.

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Series 2. Building File - Planning, Design & Construction (WKU)

UA30.1 Planning, Design & Construction Series 2. Building File - Planning, Design & Construction (WKU)

Records created during the construction and renovation of buildings at WKU.

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 3. Kelly Thompson Subseries 4. Construction File - WKU President's Office - Thompson

UA3 President's Office Series 3. Kelly Thompson Subseries 4. Construction File - WKU President's Office - Thompson

Construction file regarding construction of new buildings, renovation of existing buildings and bond issues during Kelly Thompson's tenure as WKU President.

Image of UA12 Student Affairs Series. 5. Housing & Residence Life - Housing & Residence Life (WKU)

UA12 Student Affairs Series. 5. Housing & Residence Life - Housing & Residence Life (WKU)

Records created by and about Housing & Residence Life and programs.

Image of UA1B University Wide Committees/Events 1. Events 7. Ceremonies, Dedications, Groundbreakings - Western Kentucky University

UA1B University Wide Committees/Events 1. Events 7. Ceremonies, Dedications, Groundbreakings - Western Kentucky University

Records regarding special ceremonies, dedications, groundbreakings not already housed in a particular office.

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 UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 2. Buildings - WKU Archives

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 2. Buildings - WKU Archives

Photographs, negatives, postcards, drawings, slides and digital images of Western Kentucky University buildings. Includes buildings of founding institutions. Subseries 1. Academic Athletic Performance Center / Diddle Arena Subseries 2. Academic Complex Subseries 3. Agricultural Exposition Center Subseries 4. Proposed Buildings Subseries 5. Barnes-Campbell Subseries 6. Barracks Subseries 7. Bates-Runner Subseries 8. Bemis Lawrence Subseries 9. Cabell Hall Subseries 10. Cedar House aka Faculty House Subseries 11. West Hall Subseries 12. Unidentified Subseries 13. Cherry Hall, 1937+ Subseries 14. Glasgow Normal School Subseries

Image of Papers - Owens, Shelley D.

Papers - Owens, Shelley D.

Paper titled "Supernatural Stories from the Hill" written by Shelley D. Owens for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University (WKU). In the paper she discusses stories told to her that involve the supernatural on WKU's campus, particularly those occuring in buildings. Appendix includes typescripts of stories that were sent to Owens via social media.

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Western Kentucky University - Maupin, John

Campus master plan showing existing and proposed buildings published in the College Heights Herald. Larger version available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4702">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4702</a>.

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 3 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4730">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4730</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles: WKU Enrollment Soars to 10,149 Dedication Oct. 14 for New Buildings - Grise Hall, Helm Library, Taylor Agricultural Center, Bemis Lawrence Hall, Wetherby Hall, Barnes-Campbell Hall, Rodes-Harlin Hall, Hardin Planetarium, Thompson Science Complex Fellowships Available for Top Scholars Frosh Elections Initiate Policy for Voting Another Breakthrough for Greeks; Sorority Housing Is Approved Red Towels t

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 6 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4727">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4727</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles: Hilltop Highlight - Campus Commemoration Barnes-Campbell Twin to Bemis Lawrence Dorm Honors Sheridan Barnes, Don Campbell Functional Design Keynotes Wetherby Administration Building Homecoming Theme Chosen Thompson Science Complex Expands for Student Needs Planetarium Honors Hardin Thompson; Former Staffer Today's Issue Many Ways Special Greeting from Chairmen of Dedication Celebration Pre-ca

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 47, No. 11 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4767">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4767</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles: Porter, David. Louie Nunn, Wendell Ford Capture Top State Offices in Tuesday's Election WKU Audiences to See a View from the Bridge Student Dies in Accident - James Duvall, Barnes-Campbell Hall Jon Braun to Discuss, Love, Sex Men Haven't a Chance Lecturer Warns Assembly - Cleo Dawson Carpenter, John. Students Stage Professional Opera Dr. Jim Miller's Poems on Sale at Bookstores Guest, Randy. Tr

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 49, No. 4 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4761">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4761</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles: Fraternities Face Disciplinary Action Third District Education Association Set for WKU Major MayKlebanoff Billed to Speak at 8 Tonight Peace Move Gains Impetus Vietnam Moratorium Builds Cinema Guild Debut Set Fitch, Rick. Chicago Conspiracy Trial Opens Amid Protest Phi Delta Kappa to Meet Friday Folk Song Meeting Set - Lost River Folk Song Society Elect Leadership Which Will Last Czech Libera

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 50, No. 2 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/5021">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/5021</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles: Smith, Verenda. Defense Okay, Offense Lacking as Steady Rains Impede Football Practice Budde, Neil. Two Veterans Brighten Women's Golf Prospects Harris, Roger & Fred Lawrence. Talent-Laden WKU Runners Eye Laurels Collins, Don & Verenda Smith. Murray and Western Picked to Top Ohio Valley Conference Battle Foreseen on Tennis Club Payton, Richard. Intramural Meetings Set Collins, Don. Western Gradua

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Barnes-Campbell Hall - Unknown

Barnes-Campbell Hall under construction

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Barnes-Campbell Hall - Unknown

Barnes-Campbell Hall under construction

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Barnes-Campbell Hall - Unknown

Barnes-Campbell Hall

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Barnes-Campbell Hall - Unknown

Barnes-Campbell Hall, color print

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Barnes-Campbell Hall - Talisman

Curtis Richey and Turner Cloo, 5th floor room in Barnes-Campbell.