Skip to main content

Browse Items (70 total)

  • Tags: BGSU Centennial History
  • Collection: Center for Archival Collections
Sort by:

MMS 1681 - Martha Harvey Parquette Scrapbook

Scrapbook, 1913-1915 Bowling Green, Ohio Scrapbook, created by student Martha Harvey Parquette, covers the activities, faculty, and students of the first graduating class of Bowling Green Normal College (now Bowling Green State University) in 1915.…


MMS 1767 - Claudia Lomady Amstutz

Papers, 1969-1973. Certificates, programs, correspondence, and printed material of a BGSU secret spirit organization. See also records of SIC SIC in the University Archives.


MMS 1787 - Frances M. Travis

Scrapbook, 1930-1932. Scrapbook of a student at BGSU.


MMS 1796 - Bernard Rabin (1917-2004)

Scrapbook, 1961-1962. Scrapbook compiled by a faculty member of clippings, correspondence, and memos related to the unrest and controversy at BGSU during the last year of the Ralph W. McDonald presidence of the university, particularly issues…


MMS 1835 - Marjorie Louise Hartman Scrapbook

Marjorie Louise Hartman graduated from Bowling Green State College (currently Bowling Green State University - BGSU) on July 27, 1933 with a two-year diploma in elementary education. She compiled a scrapbook of clippings, programs for college sporting events, concerts, plays and other social events. She included brochures and booklets about the college and the city of Bowling Green as well. The scrapbook's enclosures date from approximately 1928 until 1938. Of special interest to researchers would be clippings and various documents from 1933 relevant to both the proposed conversion of the college to a welfare institution during the Depression and the City of Bowling Green Centennial festivities held the same year. Much of the scrapbook's contents include Crawford County School (Jefferson Rural and Tiro schools in particular) programs, teacher association documents and clippings.

The scrapbook was donated to the Center for Archival Collections by Kay Hallett on September 9, 2005. The introduction and box-folder inventory was prepared by Eric Honneffer on May 24, 2006.


MMS 329 - May Lambert Collection

May Lambert was among the first graduating class of Bowling Green Normal College in 1915. Originally from Toledo, Lambert attended Bowling Green Normal College from 1913 through 1915. During her time at school, she kept a scrapbook of photographs and writings which provide a look at the school’s early years. Also included in the collection are her lesson plans, teaching observations, and class notes.


MS 100 - James R. Overman Papers

The Dr. James Robert Overman Collection, 1920-1978, is comprised of two cubic feet of correspondence, his book manuscript for The History of Bowling Green State University, two of his journal articles, and titles for nine mathematics textbooks which he wrote for elementary and junior high school student instruction.

The collection was probably transferred from Bowling Green State University's (BGSU) University Archives. No restrictions have been placed on the use of this collection. The finding aid was completed by Eric Honneffer in February 2005.


MS 1000 - Cunningham Family Papers

The Cunningham family papers consist mainly of journals and scrapbooks, with some genealogical information, related to the family of Harriet McKnight Cunningham and Don A. Cunningham, between the years 1930 to 2008. The collection was donated to the Center for Archival Collections by two of their children, Scott Cunningham and Cheryl Windisch in September 2009.

No restrictions exist on the use of this collection. The collection was processed and register prepared by Marilyn Levinson, Curator of Manuscripts.


MS 102 - Clayton C. Kohl Papers

Dr. Clayton C. Kohl's papers, comprising one cubic foot, begin in approximately 1900 with his writing, "The Congressional Story of the Kansas-Nebraska Bill" and end with his sudden death in 1938, while chairman of Bowling Green State University's graduate school. A few pieces of correspondence between his widow and Stephen Morton, Bowling Green State University Archivist, are included from 1968 to 1970. These discuss the donation of the Kohl papers in July 1969. Otherwise, the papers primarily consist of Dr. Kohl's speeches, research and writings on such topics as history, sociology, psychology and education.

No restrictions exist on the research use of this collection and duplication is permitted for purposes of preservation and scholarly research. The finding aid was prepared by Eric Honneffer in October 2004.


MS 1065 - Yvonne Slyker Cave Photograph Collection

The personal photographs of Yvonne (Slyker) Cave consist of approximately .25 linear ft. of snapshots, including many taken during her years as a student at Bowling Green State University between 1945 and her graduation with the Class of 1948.

The collection was transferred to the Center for Archival Collections in July 2007 through the cooperation of Jerry Elenz, of Michigan City, Indiana, a family friend. There are no restrictions on the research use of this collection and duplication is permitted for research purposes. The finding aid was completed July 2007 by Marilyn Levinson, Curator of Manuscripts.


MS 1071 - A. Rolando Andrade Collection

The Professor A. Rolando Andrade collection covers the date range 1959-2007. The collection consists of 7.75 linear feet of subject files, screenplays and other literary productions, scrapbooks, books and other printed material, photographic material, and audio recordings.

The material was donated to the Center for Archival Collections in August 2007 by A. Rolando Andrade. Additional material was donated by Professor Andrade in June 2008. All property, literary and duplication rights of the collection have been conveyed to the Center for Archival Collections and to the public for historical research. Copyrights for the screenplays in the collection are held by Kevin R. Andrade and only he may issue permission for their use.

The register was prepared by Dana Nemeth, Library Associate I, in September 2007 and revised in July 2008.


MS 1088 - Harvey Dean Miner Papers

The papers of Harvey Dean Miner consist of .5 linear feet of material centered on the industrial arts career of Harvey Miner of Bowling Green, Ohio. The collection spans the years circa 1935 to 1975 and is made up of subject files, literary productions, maps, printed materials and photographs.

The donation of these papers to the Center for Archival Collections was arranged through the cooperation of Beverly M. Miner of Bowling Green, Ohio, on December 4, 2007. No restrictions exist on the use of this collection. Duplication is permitted for the purposes of preservation and research. The register was completed by Stephen W. Badenhop, Graduate Assistant in January 2008, with a revision in 2011 by Marilyn Levinson, Curator of Manuscripts.


MS 1091 - Margit Heskett Collection

The Margit Heskett Collection includes 5 linear feet of correspondence, files, literary productions, printed materials, news clippings, photographs, sound recordings and motion picture film documenting her life as a dancer, scholar and innovative instructor of dance at Bowling Green State University from 1965-1979. The collection begins with Margit’s parents’ correspondence in Europe in1913 and ends with her own memorial service in 2010.

The collection was donated to the Center for Archival Collections by Mrs. Heskett in April 2008 and subsequent materials were added by her executor Dr. Richard Hebein upon her death in 2010. No restrictions have been placed upon its use for scholarly purposes. WBGU Television maintains copyright control over filmed dance sequences included in the collection. Eric Honneffer completed the finding aid in August 2008 and made updates in 2012.


MS 1106 - Wankelman Family Collection

The Wankelman Family Collection includes one cubic foot of photographs, Masonic and Kiwanis programs, manuals, rosters and miscellaneous artifacts dating from
c.1860-1977. The collection was transferred to the CAC from the Browne Popular Culture Library in January 2009. There are no restrictions placed on the use of the collection for research purposes. The collection was arranged and described by Eric Honneffer, February 2009.


MS 1123 - New University

The New University consists of one quarter linear feet of correspondence, literary productions, clippings, and printed material documenting the formation of BGSU’s New University program during May of 1970.

No restrictions exist on the research use of this collection. This material was found in the University Archive and was processed as a separate collection by Jason Skock, Student Archival Assistant, in July, 2009.


MS 1124 - United States Latino Issues

The records of the United States Latino Issues MS-1124, were donated to the Center for Archival collections by the members of The Latino Student Union (formerly known as La Union de Estudiantes Latinos) in 2007.

Most of the Latino Student Union (LSU) collection was donated by former LSU executive board members and alum such as Luis (Garcia) Linares, Consuelo Contreras Hernandez, Gloria Enriquez Pizana and Dr. Rolando Andrade.

The collections consist of various documents pertaining to Latino concerns throughout the United States and have been sorted by subject files, such as: Arts, Education, Migrant Issues, Latino statistical reports, Social and Political Organizations and Latino newsletters.

All property, literary and duplication rights of the United States Latino Issues have been conveyed to the Center for Archival Collections and the public for historical research. The register was compiled by Gloria Enriquez Pizana, as part of her internship requirement for the graduate certificate in Public History offered through the American Culture Studies/History Department, July 2009.


MS 1125 - National Conventions Project Program

The National Conventions Project (NCP) collection contains documents spanning from 1953 to 2004 with the majority of materials focusing on the national conventions of 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, and 2000. The NCP was founded, taught, and directed by two former Bowling Green State University (BGSU) professors, Drs William Spragens and Emil Dansker, with the purpose of offering students internship experience at news media covering the Democratic National Conventions (DNC) and Republican National Conventions (RNC). The activities and events of the NCP are realized through outgoing and incoming correspondences, as well as documents detailing student expectations and news releases describing the history of the NCP. In addition, this collection contains news articles written by the students and Dr. Dansker, resources collected from the national conventions, and other printed materials produced around the DNC and RNC.

This collection was donated to the Center for Archival Collections by Dr. Emil Dansker on July 2nd, 2009. No restrictions exist on the use of this collection. Duplication is permitted for the purposes of preservation and research. This register was prepared by Matt Kilmer in June 2013.


MS 1126 - President Ralph McDonald Controversy Collection

The President McDonald Controversy collection consists of 1.5 linear feet of committee minutes, committee reports, correspondence, literary productions, clippings, and printed material related to the series of events that culminated in the resignation of Dr. Ralph McDonald as the fourth President of Bowling Green State University. The collection spans the years 1956 to 1971.

No restrictions exist on the research use of this collection. This material was removed from the University Archives by Dana Nemeth, Library Associate II, and processed as a separate collection by Jason Skock, Student Archival Assistant in August 2009 and by Rex Childers, History Graduate Research Assistant, in September 2009. The register was prepared by Rex Childers and Dana Nemeth in October 2009.


MS 1129 - Brad Phalin Photograph Collection

The Brad Phalin photograph collection covers the date range 1985-1996. The collection consists of three linear feet of photograph material relating to Bowling Green State University and the surrounding area.

The material was donated to the Center for Archival Collections in August 2009, December 2011 and April 2012 by Brad Phalin. Copyright for the images in the collection are held by Brad Phalin and only he may issue permission for their use.

The register was prepared by Dana Nemeth, Library Associate II, and Latifah Street, Student Archival Assistant, in October 2009, and it was revised by Christopher Ilse, Student Archival Assistant, in April 2012.


MS 1130 - Jack Vivian Photograph Collection

The Jack Vivian Photograph Collection was donated by Jim Gordon and covers the date range of 1968-1969. The collection consists of notes from an interview Jim Gordon conducted with Bowling Green State University hockey coach Jack Vivian, a BGSU club hockey team program, a news clipping, and several folders of photographic materials relating to Jack Vivian and the BGSU hockey team.

The material was donated to the Center for Archival Collections in October 2009 by Jim Gordon. No restrictions exist for the research use of this collection.

The register was created by Dana Nemeth, Library Associate II, and Latifah Street, Student Archival Assistant, in February 2010.


MS 1131 - William Burl Thomas Papers (Bowling Green, Ohio)

The William Burl Thomas papers were donated to the Center for Archival Collections in January 2007 by David Anderson.

No restrictions exist on the use of this collection and duplication is permitted for research purposes. This finding aid was prepared by Lee N. McLaird, Curator of Rare Books and Special Collections in November 2009.


MS 1136 - Nancy G. Steen Collection

The Nancy G. Steen Collection consists of three linear feet of correspondence, files, literary productions, reviews, bibliographies, videographies and discographies, as well as printed material, photographs, and artifacts documenting the family life and personal interests of the former Rare Books Librarian of Bowling Green State University. The collection spans the years of approximately 1864-2012. It is divided into two parts: Part 1- Jose Carreras and Personal Interests of Nancy Steen (1954-2005) and Part 2 – Family Papers (1864-2012).

The donation and transfer of these records to the Center for Archival Collections was arranged through the cooperation of Sherrill L. Gray on February 21, 2008. The collection was processed and the finding aid was prepared by Lee N. McLaird, Curator of Rare Books and Special Collections in February 2010. The family papers of Miss Steen were added to the collection by Sherrill L. Gray in December 2011. This addition was processed and the finding aid was prepared by Eric Honneffer between 2012 and March 2013.


MS 1149 - Bruce Bellard Papers

The Bruce Bellard Collection was donated to the Center for Archival Collections on October 28, 2010 by his wife Mary Anne Bellard. This collection spans the dates from 1939 through the year 2000 and includes correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, awards, programs, photographs and personal items. Literary and property rights have been dedicated to the public and duplication is permitted for the purpose of preservation and scholarly research. The register was prepared by BGSU Graduate Student, Joy L. Bennett, and revised by Marilyn Levinson, Curator of Manuscripts in June 2011.


MS 1151 - George Clemans Collection

The George B. Clemans Papers, a collection of research materials related to the history of the Chemistry Department at Bowling Green State University, were donated to the Center by George B. Clemans in January 2011. The materials were used in the production of Clemans’ book Chemistry 100: A Centennial History of the Chemistry Department at Bowling Green State University.

No restrictions exist on the use of the Papers for research purposes. Copyright has been withheld for two years. Permission to publish must be obtained from the author. The collection was processed by Keisha Hicks, a graduate student in History 6560 (Archives Administration) at Bowling Green State University, in May 2011.


MS 1162 - Eric Mull Photograph Collection

The Eric Mull photograph collection covers the date range 1989-1991. The collection consists of one cubic foot of photograph material relating to Bowling Green State University and off-campus student life.

The material was donated to the Center for Archival Collections on April 1, 2011 by Eric Mull. No restrictions exist on the research use of the collection.

The register was prepared by Dana Nemeth, Library Associate II, and Christopher Ilse, Student Archival Assistant, in March 2012.