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Name Ogden College (Bowling Green, KY)
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Alumni / Western Alumnus

Ogden College

1972 Summer p. 32
1972/73 Winter pp. 4-5
1973/74 Winter p. 32
1974 Fall pp. 26-29
1975/76 Winter p. 32
1976/77 Winter pp. 6-9
1977/78 Winter pp. 20-21, 26
1980 Summer p. 25

Ogden Awards

1970 Fall p. 32
1971 Summer p. 5
1974 Summer p. 29
1976 Spring p. 28
1977 Spring p. 26; Summer pp. 1 & 26
1978 Summer p. 24
1979 Summer p. 24
1985 Summer p. 6

College Heights Herald

Ogden College

1939 - Dec. 8, p. 1
1940 - Nov. 22, pp. 1 & 12
1942 - March 13, p. 2
1945 - Jan. 12, p. 1; Oct. 26, p. 1
1948 - Jan. 16, p. 5
1950 - May 26, p. 3
1955 - April 8, pp. 4 & 6
1960 - May 27, p. 1
1963 - Feb. 13, p. 2
1968 - Nov. 21, p. 16
1971 - April 6, p. 3

Alumni

1934 - Jan. 12, p. 1
1935 - Jan. 11, p. 1
1937 - Jan. 13, p. 1
1938 - Jan. 7, p. 1
1939 - Jan. 13, p. 2
1941 - Nov. 28, p. 5
1943 - Jan. 15, p. 1
1948 - Dec. 10, p. 12
1952 - Jan. 11, p. 1
1958 - Jan. 17, p. 1

Founder's Day

1935 - April 26, p. 1
1938 - April 1, p. 1; April 8, p. 1
1941 - March 28, p. 4
1942 - March 27, p. 3
1943 - April 9, p. 3
1948 - April 9, p. 1
1959 - April 10, p. 5
1963 - March 27, p. 1

Awards

Ogden-Robinson Oratorical Contest Winners
Ogden Trustee Medal Winners
Ogden Trustees Scholarship Award Winners

Other Publications

Johnson, Jesse and Lowell Harrison. "Ogden College: A Brief History," Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, Vol. 68, No. 3, 1970, pp. 189-200, located in Harrison-Baird Reading Room

Faculty / Staff List

Anthony, Robert, Ancient Languages -1910
Ayres, Frank, Math -1924
Bates, Prof., Math 1916-
Blithe, Roy, Manual Training 1903-1905
Campbell, Arthur, Principal Preparatory Course 1908-1910
Chambers, Horace, Ancient Languages & French 1913-
Clagett, John, English 1900-
Collins, Boyd, Math, 1920-
Craig, Harry, Principal Preparatory Course 1907-1908
Crofton, Arthur, Principal Preparatory Course 1895-1907?
Crump, M.H., Natural Science 1877-1895?
Frank, J.Herbert, Manual Training 1905-
Gaddie, William, English & Math 1890-
Goodwin, H.K., History, 1895-
Hannas, Francis 1907-
Hartford, Robert, Ancient Languages 1918-
Hendrix, Enos, Law & Penmanship, 1916-
Hook, Rev. A.M. English Elocution & History 1884-1885
Huddle, Horace, Science 1919-
Johnson, Jesse, History & Coach 1923-
Lambert, Mortimer, Natural Science, 1910-
Lee, William, Natural Science, 1922-
Leotsakos, John, Ancient Languages & Geography 1877-1878
Lewis, Thompson, Ancient Languages & French 1912-1913
McCloskey, Joseph, Manual Training 1905-
McGinnis, Landon, Principal Preparatory Course 1910-
McKee, S.R., Math and Science 1895-
Manchester, Paul, English 1917-
Minks, O.L., English 1923-
Morrison, Jacob, Natural Science, 1907-1910
Norcross, Saton, Natural Science 1912-1918
Obenchain, William, Math 1878-1881
Owen, John, Natural Science 1918-1919
Palmer, Edgar, History, 1920-
Perry, William, English Elocution & History 1882-1884; 1885-
Preston, J.B. 1886-
Preston, R.L., Ancient Languages 1884-
Ramsey, George, Ancient Languages 1880-1884
Reed, Pearley, English & German 1912-1914
Richeson, A.M., Math, 1919-
Schoefield, Prof., Manual Training 1900-1903
Steele, Asa -1907
Uhler, John, English & German 1914-
Wells, Ben, Math 1924-
Whitten, H.W., Languages 1914-
Witherspoon, Alexander, Principal Prepatory Course 1916-
Woodford, Burton, Ancient Languages 1910-
Woods, Henry, Ancient Languages 1878-1880
Woods, Marion, Ancient Languages & French 1917-1918

Documents & Primary Sources

UA97 Ogden College Records - collection inventory

The Cardinal Newspaper - 1922-1927 - digitized, search by year

The Cardinal Yearbook - 1913, 1914 and 1917 - digitized

Ogden's First Homecoming Day Thanksgiving

The President's Home Now Completed

Publication Index

Snell Hall Dedication

Student records - 1877-1925 are found in UA97 Series 3. Records for the period 1920-1925 are closed until 2025. Inquiries may be made in WKU Archives or via email archives@wku.edu

That Ogden Spirit

UA1C11/7 Bill Lee Slide Collection - collection inventory

UA36I/25 Jesse Johnson Personal Papers - collection inventory

UA77 Alumni Relations Records - contains lists of Ogden College alumni

UA94/2 Ogden Student / Alumni Personal Papers

Series 1 - Rodes Myers Scrapbook - digitized

Series 2 - Edward Stout Papers - collection inventory

Series 3 - Small Collections - collection inventory

UA97/3 Ogden College Entrance Exam - digitized

Charles Whittle Papers - housed in Manuscripts

MSS121 Hobson Family Papers - collection inventory
Archives Entries 27
Library Entries 4
Object Entries 4
Photograph Entries 3

Associated Records

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 1. Views - WKU Archives

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 1. Views - WKU Archives

Views of Western Kentucky University and its founding institutions showing multiple buildings. Includes aerial photographs and maps. See also Series 11, Subseries 1 Public Relations Collection.

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 3. Portraits Subseries 3. Students and Alumni - WKU Archives

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 3. Portraits Subseries 3. Students and Alumni - WKU Archives

Images of students and alumni of Western Kentucky University and its founding institutions. Individual portraits and small identified groups.

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections Subseries 7. Bill Lee Slide Collection - Lee, William C.

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections Subseries 7. Bill Lee Slide Collection - Lee, William C.

A collection of 203 slides of Ogden College related photographs and documents.

Image of UA1B University Wide Committees/Events Series 2. Anniversaries Subseries 2. Allied Institutions - Western Kentucky University

UA1B University Wide Committees/Events Series 2. Anniversaries Subseries 2. Allied Institutions - Western Kentucky University

Records regarding anniversaries celebrated by allied institutions such as Ogden College, Southern Normal School and the Bowling Green Business University.

Image of Papers - Crabb, Alfred Leland, 1884-1979

Papers - Crabb, Alfred Leland, 1884-1979

Correspondence, book and article manuscripts, and research material of Alfred Leland Crabb, a native of Plum Springs, Warren County, Kentucky and a professor at George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tennessee. The topics of the manuscripts include historical fiction related to Nashville and Bowling Green, biographies of prominent Nashvillians, articles on all levels of education. Some of the unpublished material is fictional but draws from his Plum Springs school days and his experiences at Western Kentucky University.

Image of Papers - Hobson Family

Papers - Hobson Family

Correspondence, legal papers, and news clippings about the Hobsons, a prominent family of Bowling Green, Kentucky. The correspondence and reminiscences of Civil War veteran William E. Hobson; a diary kept by Mary Elizabeth Van Meter during the evacuation of Bowling Green, 1861; and George Anna (Hobson) Duncan's material related to her exploits as an award winning trapshooter, are of particular significance, 1799-2010

Image of Papers - Dulaney, Elise, 1894-1966

Papers - Dulaney, Elise, 1894-1966

"Recollections of Bowling Green, Ky.", written by Elise Dulaney in 1961 with emphasis on the Covington, Dulaney, and Wells families, various individuals, the Episcopal church, and schools. Also cemetery deed, 1881; Warren County, Kentucky tax receipt, 1882; letters, 1953-1962 (6); and miscellaneous items.

Image of Papers - Calvert, Obenchain, Younglove Families

Papers - Calvert, Obenchain, Younglove Families

Correspondence, diaries, writings, business papers, scrapbooks, clippings, genealogical notes, weather records, and photographs of the Calvert, Obenchain and Younglove families of Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Image of Papers - Thomas family

Papers - Thomas family

Manuscripts, letters, writings, etc. of the Thomas family of Bowling Green, Kentucky, including sermons and speeches of Frank Morehead Thomas, Methodist minister; and poems, essays and newspaper articles written by his mother Elizabeth (Wright) Thomas.

Image of Papers - Knott Family

Papers - Knott Family

Correspondence (business and family), business papers, speeches and drawings of J. Proctor Knott, 1830-1911 -- lawyer, congressman, and Kentucky governor of Lebanon; family correspondence and business papers of Sarah (McElroy) Knott, 1833-1915; Civil War diaries of Knott's mother; letters of the Gibbs, McElroy and Chapman families chiefly of Marion and Warren Counties; clippings and photographs.

Image of Papers - Rodes, John Barret, 1870-1970

Papers - Rodes, John Barret, 1870-1970

Correspondence, photographs, and business and personal papers, primarily of Robert Rodes, Sr. of Danville, Kentucky, and John Barret Rodes of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes material related to their ancestors and descendants, as well as to members of the Grider, Hines, Helm, Loving and associated families.

Image of Papers - Helm Family

Papers - Helm Family

Correspondence and miscellaneous papers of the Helm family of Bowling Green, Kentucky and Logan County, Kentucky. Includes family letters, 1938 financial information relating to the Morehead Hotel, family reunion literature, a letter of praise to Walter A. Baker from U.S. Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger, and materials relating to the 1994 drowning death of Thomas Carson Helm.

Image of Papers - Carmichael Family

Papers - Carmichael Family

Correspondence, legal papers, and miscellaneous material from several related families: Standrod, Campbell, and Carmichael.

Image of Records - Oates Realty Company - Bowling Green, Kentucky

Records - Oates Realty Company - Bowling Green, Kentucky

File of the Oates Realty Company, Bowling Green, Kentucky, relating to the property at 1010-1020 State Street, Bowling Green, Kentucky, known as the Sears, Roebuck and Company complex. The materials relate to the title, lease, listing and sale of the property by the trustees of Ogden College. Includes a photograph of the Sears auto store at 1031-1035 Chestnut Street.

Image of Records - Warren College - Bowling Green, Kentucky

Records - Warren College - Bowling Green, Kentucky

Minutes and business papers pertaining to Warren College, Bowling Green, Kentucky. The Louisville Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, organized the college for males, which was in operation from 1859 to 1879, and then was sold to Ogden College. An index accompanies the papers as well as associated data.

Image of Papers - Lissauer, Mildred Wallis (Potter), 1897-1998 - Collector

Papers - 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.

Image of Papers - Clagett, Marjorie Elizabeth, 1900-2000

Papers - Clagett, Marjorie Elizabeth, 1900-2000

Correspondence and papers of Marjorie E. Clagett, a WKU faculty member who taught French from 1928-1964. Includes field notes and slides relating to her studies of flora in south central Kentucky, Great Britain and other habitats in the United States, and research materials relating to the history of the French in Kentucky. Also includes correspondence, photographs and genealogical data of the Clagett, Northcott, Strange and associated families.

Image of College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. IX, No. 11 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3705">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3705</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Alumni News Class & Club Editorials Exchange Tidbits Lines & Spaces- Personals Society This issue contains articles: Student Killed in Car Wreck; Others Injured - Everett Wilson Rifle Team Is Placed Second in National Match Congress Club Has Annual Mock Trial Orchestra Wins Honors - Shawnee Junior High School Kentucky Education Association Parley Ends at Louisville Mr. H.F