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Name Taylor Agricultural Center (WKU)
Details Building Name - Taylor Agricultural Pavilion
Date Built - 1965
Dedicated - Oct. 14, 1967
Architects - William B. Moore

Namesake: Charles Taylor, head of the WKU Agriculture department from 1923-1958.

Sources:
Minton, John. "Taylor Ag Serves Westerners," College Heights Herald, Oct. 14, 1967

Park City Daily News:

Agricultural Center, photograph, Dec. 17, 1963
Bid on Western Center $20,000 above Estimates, Dec. 18, 1963
Fire Hits Western Ag Pavilion, Mar. 10, 1963
WSC Plans Agricultural Center, Dec. 5, 1963

Pardon, Allen. Hay Goes Up in Smoke, photograph, Louisville Courier-Journal, Mar. 10, 1963.
Archives Entries 10
Library Entries 0
Object Entries 0
Photograph Entries 4

Associated Records

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 UA1B2/1/8 Owen Lawson Oral History Interview Part I - Western Kentucky University

UA1B2/1/8 Owen Lawson Oral History Interview Part I - Western Kentucky University

Interview conducted by Paul Trafton with Owen Lawson former WKU Physical Plant director.

Image of UA1B2/1/9 Owen Lawson Oral History Interview Part II - Western Kentucky University

UA1B2/1/9 Owen Lawson Oral History Interview Part II - Western Kentucky University

Interview conducted by Paul Trafton with Owen Lawson former WKU Physical Plant director.

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 College Heights Herald  - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 54, No. 59 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3462">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3462</a> Articles in this issue: Judd, Alan. Naming of President Delayed until Sunday Armstrong, Bryan. Regents Pass '79-80 Budget Galloway, Amy. Special Olympian's Efforts Aimed at Pleasing Friend Faculty Deny Interference; Previous Story Corrected Journalism Accredited Ag Center to Be Done July 1 - Taylor Agriculture Pavilion More Married Housing Units Needed Morman, Linda. Amused by Letters - Homosexuality Ferguson, Brent. Commends Broadcast Knauer, Daryl. Suggests Courses - All the King's Men Cooke, Ken. De

Image of College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 81, No. 28 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3681">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3681</a> issue is misnumbered. WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Articles in this issue: Paul, Corey. Western Students Enjoy Performance at Ag Center - Rodeo Harrell, Bobby. Diversity Sees 50th Year on Hill Caudle, Leah. Taxis Confused with Free Rides Coulter, Amber. Smaller Increase Expected - Budget Pell Grants are Vital Wallace, Robert. Campus Rudeness is Not Welcome Walker, Carli. Campus Should Carry Non-Dairy Products North, Amber. Valentine's Day Should Be G

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College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

College Heights Herald, Vol. 44, No. 10 available online at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3865">http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/dlsc_ua_records/3865</a> WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include: Al Stilley on Sports Athletics Cartoon Fraternities & Sororities Hilltopics Intramural Corner On the Air Pressbox Notebook This issue contains articles: President Kelly Thompson Reveals Master Plan Regents Name Buildings - Taylor Agriculture Pavilion, Helm Library T.V. Program Set for 2 P.M. Sunday - Western 1964 Debate Team Wins Trophies at Meet Philosophy Minor Will Be Offe

Image of College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

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

Image of College Heights Herald - Student Affairs (WKU)

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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Taylor Agricultural Center - Unknown

Taylor Agricultural Center

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Taylor Agricultural Center - Unknown

Architectural rendering of Taylor Agricultural Center.

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Taylor Agricultural Center - Unknown

Taylor Agricultural Center.

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Hershel Taylor Family -

Six black and white photographs of the Taylor family; identified are Charles Leland Taylor, Otis B. Taylor, Herschel Berry Taylor, (Grandfather), Josephine (Patterson) Taylor, (Grandmother), Dorothy Taylor, Nancy Hayes, Frances Taylor, Carolyn Taylor, Lillian "Lily" Taylor (Gentry and Pendley marriages), Billy Ray Taylor, John Herschel Taylor, Ella (Phillips) Taylor, Mildred (Taylor) Cohron, Betty Wright Phillips and Leonard Taylor.