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Name Gilbert Hall (WKU)
Details Other Names - Dormitory No. 3, Terrace Hall
Date Built - 1964
Cost of Construction - $800,000
Architects - Arrasmith & Wilk

Namesake:
J.T. Gilbert was a Bowling Green physician who served on the Board of Regents from 1963 to 1971.

History:
Gilbert Hall was the twelfth building to be constructed on campus since 1956. The four story building provides housing for 230 women and an apartment for the dorm director. There was a sandwich shop on the first floor that seated 200. It was originally named Terrace Hall and renamed for Dr. Gilbert in 1969.

College Heights Herald:
1962 - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/ choose 1962
1964 - October 7, p. 20
1984 - April 17, p. 9
1992 - August 25, p. 10

Louisville Courier-Journal:
1963 - January 27, May 26

Park City Daily News:
1963 -Jan. 27; March 15; April 26; May 13; Nov. 10
1964 - July 26

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

1969 July 8

UA3/3/4 Kelly Thompson Construction File - inventory - http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_fin_aid/103/
Archives Entries 16
Photograph Entries 47

Associated Records

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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.

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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.

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

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

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Series 3. Capital Construction Disbursements & Receipts File - Planning, Design & Construction (WKU)

UA30.1 Planning, Design & Construction Series 3. Capital Construction Disbursements & Receipts File - Planning, Design & Construction (WKU)

This series documents the disbursement of funds for capital construction projects at WKU. As defined by KRS 7A.010 (1), capital project means (a) any undertaking which is to be financed or funded through an appropriation by the General Assembly of general fund, road fund, bond fund, trust and agency fund, or federal funds; (b) any undertaking which is to be financed by a capital expenditure for use by state government or one of its departments or agencies; (c) any capital construction item, or combination of items necessary to make a building or utility installation complete, estimated to cost $600,000 or more, or any item of movable equipment estimated to cost $200,000 or more, regardless o

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 72, No. 27 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3038">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3038</a>. Issue is mis-numbered. WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Just a Second Campus Line For the Record / Crime Reports People Poll Sports Diversions Movie Reviews Classifieds Articles in this issue: Stamper, John. Gilbert Hall Fire Sparks Safety Questions Lega, Stephen. Central Stores Closing Brewer, Jerry. Rodeo Perfection Wal-Mart's Censorship Unacceptable Ramsey, James. Marriott Has Served Western Well May, Dirk. Consider

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 72, No. 28 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3037">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3037</a>. Issue is mis-numbered. WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Just a Second Campus Line For the Record / Crime Reports People Poll Sports Diversions Movie Reviews Classifieds Articles in this issue: Stamper, John. Dorm Alarm Covers Must be Removed Lega, Stephen. Book on Private Offers Closes - Bookstore (WKU) Back, Shannon. Web Overload May Prompt Porn Restrictions Back, Shannon. Failing Hoods Leave Chemistry Staff Fuming Stam

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 72, No. 29 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3036">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3036</a>. Issue is mis-numbered. WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Just a Second Campus Line For the Record / Crime Reports People Poll Sports Diversions Movie Reviews Classifieds Articles in this issue: Stamper, John. Alarm Covers Pulled Lenz, Rebecca. Clinic Offers Medical Alternative Back, Shannon. Cherry Hall Roof Still Not Fixed Stamper, John. Bookstore Bid Beats Out Competitors Lenz, Rebecca & Jason Hall. Campus Cigarette Sal

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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

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 45, No. 3 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3879">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3879</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Al Stilley on Sports Alumni News Athletics Cartoon Club Clippings Fraternities & Sororities Happiness & the College Set Hilltopics Intramural Corner On Campus Tops in the Social Whirl This issue contains articles: Campus-Wide Voting Set Today in Student Center Miss America 1966 Reigns as Guest in Richard Rodgers Concert Sunday - Deborah Bryant President Kelly Thompson to

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 44, No. 1 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4671">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4671</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Hilltopics Calendar of Events Society Faculty Facts Pressbox Notebook Al Stilley on Sports Intramural Corner This issue contains articles: Western Enrollment Again Sets Record Bob Adam, Miss Colleen Riley to Head College Heights Herald Alumni Club Sets Meeting for Oct. 13 Yearbook Clinic Next Thursday Western to Entertain Bands from 17 State High Schools Miss Christine DeVries Selected

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 44, No. 6 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4676">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4676</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Hilltopics Calendar of Events Society Faculty Facts Pressbox Notebook Al Stilley on Sports Intramural Corner This issue contains articles: Yell Leader Clinic on Hill Saturday The Locker Room Dick Clark Show Set Wednesday Debate Meet Slated for Park Mammoth Music Groups to Sponsor Cello Concert The Misunderstanding Scheduled for Tonight Troy State Honors WKSC Professor - John Scarborou

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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. 50, No. 49 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4801">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4801</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles: Todd, Tom. New Associated Student Congress Leaders Air Major Issues Give Clues on What to Expect in Fall Slinker, Pandora. Three Dorms to Have Self-Regulated Hours - West Hall, North Hall, Gilbert Hall Refrigerators to Be Allowed in Dorm Rooms Greeks Begin Festivities Tomorrow Art Linkletter Speaks Tonight Faculty Regent Ballots Distributed Band, Brass Choir Concert Set Pat Long Wins Robinson

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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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Gilbert Hall in snow.

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