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WKU Archives - Bibliography - Buildings & Grounds

Bibliography - noun, a list often with descriptive or critical notes of writings relating to a particular subject, period, or author [Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary]

These and other sources are available in the Harrison-Baird Reading Room in the Kentucky Building.

Articles:

College Heights Herald

1925 - Oct. 8, p. 1; Nov. 5, p. 4
1934 - Feb. 10, p. 3
1939 - Jan. 31, p. 1
1943 - May 21, p. 16
1945 - Apr. 26, p. 12
1957 - Jul. 19, p. 6
1959 - Oct. 9, p. 1; Nov. 6, p. 11
1960 - Oct. 7, p. 1; Oct. 21, p. 1
1962 - Feb. 14, p. 5; Oct. 24, p. 3
1963 - Oct. 2, p. 1
1965 - Jan. 13, p. 1
1967 - Sep. 14, p. 3
1973 - Aug. 28, p. 2A
1975 - Sep. 30, p. 1; Oct. 31, p. 1B; Nov. 14, p. 3
1976 - Apr. 13, p. 3
1978 - Mar. 30, p. 5
1986 - Apr. 29, p. 2
1987 - Feb. 24, p. 10; Oct. 13, p. 1
1988 - Mar. 22, p. 6
1990 - Feb. 1, p. 1
1994 - Oct. 11, p. 14
1995 - Aug. 31, p. 1
1997 - Oct. 30, p. 17A; Nov. 18, p. 1
1998 - Oct. 22, p. 6
1999 - Oct. 5, p. 5

Landscaping

1933 - May 26, p. 1
1934 - May 11, p. 1; Nov. 23, p. 2
1942 - May 8, p. 2
1982 - Nov. 11, p. 1
1986 - Apr. 3, p. 2
1987 - Feb. 24, p. 2; Oct. 8, p. 1
1993 - Feb. 7, p. 4

"8 Major Building Projects Totaling $5.4 Million Scheduled This Year," April 10, 1963 - digitized

"Regents Name Facilities," July 11, 1969

Back, Shannon. "Building Planning Moving Forward," Jan. 27, 1998

Batcheloor, Matt. "Campus Damage Exceeds $4 Millioin; No One Hurt," April 21, 1998

"Buying More Property Would Be Wasteful," Oct. 30, 1997

"Committee Wants Focus on Maintenance Issues," Feb. 24, 1998

Hall, Rex. "Western Buys Old BG Mall," Oct. 2, 2001

"Hilltop Highlight – Campus Commemoration," Oct. 14, 1967.

"Improvement and Expansion Plan on Hill Going at Rapid Rate," April 5, 1957.

Lanter, Charlie. "Cost Estimates for Stage Too High," Oct. 21, 1997

Stamper, John. "Council OKs Journalism, Technology Building," Nov. 4, 1997

Verdier, Douglas. “Past and Present,” May 16, 1963.

"Western Expansion Plans Swinging Into High Gear," October 2, 1963.

Louisville Courier-Journal:

Chellgren, Mark. Colleges, "Budget Advisers Agree, $2 Billion for Buildings? Panel Says None Needed," Sept. 14, 1999

"Construction Bonds Sold by Western," April 18, 1968

"Multiple Ribbon Cutting," October 14, 1967

Ryan, Ed. "Western Dedication is Campus’ ‘Day in Sun’," October 13, 1967.

"Western is Building Out and Up to Cope with its 160% Enrollment Increase," May 6, 1962.

Park City Daily News:

20-Story Building Out for Present, February 12, 1964

Action Deferred on Western’s Bond Plan, March 11, 1965

Bond Issue Would Include Funds for WSC, March 11, 1964

Building Symbol of WKU’s Zeal for Academic Quality, Aug. 18, 2002

Cecil, Jill. Regents Want More, Aug. 2, 1998

Construction Zooms to $50 Million, July 27, 1967

Craig, Courtney. Campus Gets Summer Makeover, Aug. 6, 2005

Dooley, Jason. Western Campus Getting New Look, April 6, 2001

WKU Projects Uncertain, May 13, 2004

Exec Building, Science Complex to Open, August 6, 1967

Gaines, Jim. WKU Wish List Gets Funding, April 1, 2006

Gaines, Ray. Campus Shows Fruits of Work, July 22, 1957

Campus Gets Loving Care, October 12, 1959

House Bill Would Help Universities, Jan. 18, 2006

Improvements Nearing Start at Western, Aug. 8, 1974

Jackson, Lisa. New Dorms, Rec Facility Seen for WKU, May 3, 1989

More Than $38 Million in Construction, Renovations Start at Western Kentucky, April 27, 1990

Jordan, Natalie. WKU Sells $10M in Bonds, Dec. 9, 2006

WKU Hopes Projects are Restored, Dec. 15, 2006

Leonard, Kim. Western Set for Needed Upgrade, July 26, 1998

Lowe, Herman. These Men Built Western’s Plant, July 6, 1986.

Martin, John. Construction at Western?, April 4, 1995

Minor, Robyn. Buildings WKU’s Wis, Jan. 8, 1998

Projects Dot WKU Schedule, April 25, 2000

Morningstar, Jane. Park Row Paragraphs, August 20, 1965

New Buildings at Western, January 22, 1966

Nine Western Buildings to be Dedicated Oct. 14, September 24, 1967

Nine WKU Buildings Dedicated, October 15, 1967

Overstreet, Melinda. Western Decides Against Land Buy, Nov. 2, 1997

Overstreet, Melinda & William Dean. WKU Building Among Ideas as Session Nears, Jan. 2, 1998

Rascon, Deborah. Hill Slide, Sept. 29, 1998

Regents Move to Finance 4 Major Western Projects, August 6, 1967

Riley, Jason. WKU Eyes Renovation Needs, Nov. 18, 1998

Future Dreams are Coming True, June 9, 1999

Big Red Turns Big Orange as Work Goes On, Sept. 1, 1999

$46.6Million Science Project Part of WKU’s State Wish List, Sept. 14, 1999

WKU’s Funding Hope is Thinned, Nov. 9, 1999

Sale of $4 Million in Revenue Bonds by Western Okayed, July 8, 1964

Sisco, Scott. Several Idle During Budget Crunch, Feb. 22, 2002

Aging Buildings Are ‘Out There on the Edge,’ April 6, 2003

Thomas, Bill. Extensive Program of Renovation Expansion Continues at Western, April 8, 1956

Western Can Use Funds in Glasgow, Aug. 5, 1998

Western Plans New Library, Training School, December 16, 1961

Western Projects on Time, Sept. 26, 1976

Western Welcomes Visitors Today, December 13, 1959

White, Brian. Campus Facilities A Century in the Making, Oct. 26, 2006

Projects Abound at WKU, Oct. 24, 2005

WKU Buildings to be Renovated, May 13, 1974

WKU Needs to Have Vetoed Bonds Restored, Dec. 20, 2006

WKU Regents Okay $9.3 Million Building Plan, Sept. 22, 1968

Documents & Primary Sources:

UA1B3/1 Campus Master Plan Committee - collection inventory

UA1B3/1 Master Plan - map

UA1C1 Views - Photographs - collection inventory

UA1C11/29 Franklin Photographs - digitized

UA2 Board of Regents Meeting Minutes - full-text searchable

UA5/1 Property File - collection inventory

UA11/1 Architecture, Like a Jigsaw Puzzle; Frank Cain Remembers WKU - digitized

UA30/1/1 Blueprints, Drawings & Plans - collection inventory

UA30/1/2 Building File - collection inventory

UA77/1 Campus Planning: The Wright Approach - digitized

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