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Name McCormack Hall (WKU)
Details Other Names - Dormitory No. 2, State Hall
Date Built - 1962
Cost of Construction - $1,284,400
Architect - Walter Scott Roberts

Namesake: William Roby McCormack (1911-1991) Falls of Rough native was a prominent Bowling Green physician. He was a 1933 graduate of Western Kentucky University and a 1937 graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He practiced medicine in Bowling Green for 47 years.

He served as a battalion surgeon in teh 95th Infantry Division during World War II and was team physician for Western's basketball, football and track teams.

He served on the boards of Bowling Green Bank & Trust Co., Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Carrtone Laboratories of New Orleans, as well as the advisory board for South Central Bank, the board of governors for Hospital Corp. of America and Western's board of regents, of which he was chairman for four years.

McCormack was a member of Bowling Green-Warren County Medical Society, Kentucky Medical Association, Lions Club, Masonic Lodge, Shriners, Hilltopper Athletic Club and Quarterback Club. [PCDN, 5/1/1991]

College Heights Herald:

"6-Story Dorm to be Ready Next Fall," Sept. 27, 1961, P. 8
"Bomb Threat Empties Residence Hall," Dec. 1, 1983, P. 10
"Dorm Receives Bomb Threat," Jan. 31, 1989, P. 6
"McCormack Dance Team Gears for Weekend Debut at Parents Day Talent Show," Sept. 28, 1989, p. 6
"Million-dollar Loan Approved for New Six Story Women's Dormitory," Mar. 31, 1961, P. 1
"More Buildings to Take Shape as Fall Arrives," June 2, 1961
Pardon, Allen. "Latest," photograph, July 18, 1962, p. 9
Archives Entries 11
Photograph Entries 43

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

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

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 2. Buildings Subseries  48. McCormack Hall - WKU Archives

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 2. Buildings Subseries 48. McCormack Hall - WKU Archives

Images of the McCormack Hall, also known as State Hall and women's dormitory #2.

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 71, No. 48 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/2968">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/2968</a>. 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: LaBelle, Charboneé. Students Adopting Local Children for Easter Lucas, Fred. Four Run for Student Government Association's Top Office Hall, Jason. Alabama Leaves Thomas Meredith on Hill LaBelle, Charboneé. Western Names First Female Vice President - Barb

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

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 41, No. 10 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4650">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4650</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Hilltopics Book Marks The Clock Says Religious News Looking Backward The Potpourri Boils Society Alumni News Faculty Facts ROTC News Above the Rim Sports Slants This issue contains articles: Million-Dollar Loan Approved for New Six Story Women's Dormitory - McCormack Hall Westerners - - Past and Present - - Look to Kentucky Education Association Former Head of Home Economics D

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 46, No. 7 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4697">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4697</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Coming Events Calendar West on Western Sports The Marquee - Entertainment Faculty Facts Intramural Corner Religious News Hilltopics Social Whirl Alumni News This issue contains articles: Boston Prof to Speak on Kennedy Campaigning - Murray Levin WKU Nursing Program Seeks Federal Funds Gary Lewis, Yardbirds Head Caravan Tuesday Hal Boyle to Speak at Kentucky Intercollegiate Press As

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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. 51, No. 25 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4834">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4834</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles: Pence, Carter. Committee Readies New Associated Students Document Pence, Carter. Students Air Complaints at Symposium Western Submits Biennial Budget Distribution of General Education Guidelines Set Next Week Register, Mona. Phi Beta Lambda Chapter Aids Model Cities Western-Penn Tickets on Sale Now Noon Show Comes to WKU - WSM-TV Renowned Artist Resides at Western - S.V. Rama Rao Illness Cause

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UA8.3.3.8 WKU Scenes - WKYU Production Services

Film of WKU scenes. Run time 45:00. Includes footage of campus buildings, unidentified construction, Ft. Albert Sidney Johnston, cheerleading camp, football practice, cafeteria, classrooms, downtown Bowling Green and Joe Downing exhibit. This film has been digitized and is available online at: https://youtu.be/Fz3MQtJim3g If you recognize this film and can help identify the people in it, please send feedback - above.

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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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Aerial View of WKU - Unknown

Aerial photograph of campus.

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Aerial View of WKU - Unknown

Aerial photograph of campus and Bowling Green.

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Aerial View of WKU - Unknown

Aerial photograph of campus and Bowling Green.

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Aerial View - MacDonald, Arthur

Aerial photograph of WKU campus.

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McCormack Hall - Unknown

Architectural rendering of McCormack Hall

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McCormack Hall - Unknown

McCormack Hall

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WKU Aerial View - Davis, Billy

Aerial view of WKU campus and Bowling Green.

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WKU Aerial View - Unknown

Aerial view of campus.

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WKU Aerial View - Unknown

Aerial view of Bowling Green showing WKU campus and Jonesville.