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Name Rodes-Harlin Hall (WKU)
Details Building Name - Rodes-Harlin Hall
Other Names - Dormitory No. 4
Date Built - 1966
Cost of Construction - $1,264,80
Architect - Frank Cain

Namesakes:
John B. Rodes (1870-1970) regent, Bowling Green native and member of the Ogden College Class of 1889. He went on to study law at the University of Virginia. Rodes was a close friend of Henry Cherry, served as Bowling Green mayor from 1929 to 1933 and appointed Warren Circuit Judge in 1948.

Max B. Harlin (1876-1944) a Clay County, TN native he grew up in Warren County and served as WKU regent from 1928 through 1932. He was admitted to the bar in 1896 and practiced law in Tompkinsville and Glasgow before moving to Bowling Green in 1909.

College Heights Herald:

9-Story Women's Dorm Adds Beauty to Campus, Oct. 14, 1967, p. 14
Penney, Kevin. "Eeek! Through Pipes and Heaters, Mice Invade Rodes-Harlin," Jan. 31, 1984, p. 6
Rodes Elevator Accident Leads to Talk of Lawsuit for Western, April 25, 2000, p. 10
Rodes Residents to be Given First Priority in Housing, March 31, 1994

Park City Daily News:

New Nine-Story Women's Dormitory Planned for Construction, June 27, 1965
Western Plans Three New Dorms, June 27, 1964, p. 8

WKU Archives:
Board of Regents Meeting, August 4, 1966
Archives Entries 13
Library Entries 1
Object Entries 0
Photograph Entries 45

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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Papers - Coburn, Rhonda

Paper: "Famous Ghost Legends at Western Kentucky University" written by Rhonda Coburn for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class. (MSS)

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.

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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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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.

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 72, No. 35 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3030">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3030</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. Thomas Meredith Accepts Alabama Position Stamper, John. Professor Well-Liked by Faculty - Ray Biggerstaff Ray Biggerstaff Legal Update Brewer, Jerry. Funding Cut - WKU Adult Day Care Stamper, John. President's Leader

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. 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. 50, No. 7 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4973">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/4973</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles: Sutherland, David. Abolition of 'Insane Rules' is Aim of Rodes-Harlin Coeds 1-A Has Advantage Deadline Extension Seeks to Lure More Candidate Groups Announce Meeting Plans Drawings Exhibit Opens in Gallery Sharpshooters Seek Team Members WKU Gets Additional Funds for Financial Assistance Deadlines Are Alive and Living in Associated Student Congress Electoral College Should Be Reformed

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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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Western Alumnus - WKU Alumni Relations

Western and the Bicentennial College Heights, Resplendent in Springtime ABC's of Landscaping Reverence for Life A Confederate Fort and Historical Marker on the Campus of Western Kentucky University Western Governance: Board of Regents Hilltoppers Capture Eighth All-Sports Championship The Humanities Semester Significant Statements X,Y & Z in Search of a Degree George Wedding Photographs An Evening of Dance Another Topper Coach of the Year, Jim Richards Associate Degrees Planned Florida Alumni Meet in March Warren County Alumni Club in Planning Stages Henderson Alumni Meet, Host Students Owensboro Alumni Entertain Students Georgia Westerners Celebrate the Derby Western KEA R

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Rosemary Kirk - Talisman

Rosemary Kirk using phone in Rodes-Harlin hallway.