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Cave Spring Farm

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A color lithograph by Paul Sawyier. Tag on back: "'Cave Spring Farm' by Paul Sawyier donated by the Kentucky Historical Society to the Eastern Kentucky University Libraries." An article in Richmond Register (July 8, 1995) indicates that the…

Confluence of the Dix River with the Kentucky River

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A color lithograph by Paul Sawyier. Tag on back: "'Cave Spring Farm' by Paul Sawyier donated by the Kentucky Historical Society to the Eastern Kentucky University Libraries." An article in Richmond Register (July 8, 1995) indicates that the…

Belle Bennett

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Portrait of Miss Belle Harris Bennett President of Woman's Missionary Council M. E. Church South

Lerici on the Gulf of La Seczia Italy

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Original Transparent Watercolor by Lawrence W. Becker

Illumination of the Post-War Mind

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Matt Foley, a veteran and an EKU student created his Illumination series for a Veterans Exhibit for the University. With the collaborative work of Veterans writings and prose Foley the writings to create ash for the paintings that were then…

Illumination of the Mind at War

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Matt Foley, a veteran and an EKU student created his Illumination series for a Veterans Exhibit for the University. With the collaborative work of Veterans writings and prose Foley the writings to create ash for the paintings that were then…

Illumination of a Pre-War Mind

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Matt Foley, a veteran and an EKU student created his Illumination series for a Veterans Exhibit for the University. With the collaborative work of Veterans writings and prose Foley the writings to create ash for the paintings that were then…

Lazuli Bunting

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Ray Harm is an American artist, best known for his paintings of wildlife, primarily birds. He is also well known for art marketing and is generally credited as the co-creator of the limited edition art print market, which supplanted the traditional…

Eastern Bluebird

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Ray Harm is an American artist, best known for his paintings of wildlife, primarily birds. He is also well known for art marketing and is generally credited as the co-creator of the limited edition art print market, which supplanted the traditional…

California Quail

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Ray Harm is an American artist, best known for his paintings of wildlife, primarily birds. He is also well known for art marketing and is generally credited as the co-creator of the limited edition art print market, which supplanted the traditional…

Barn Swallows

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Ray Harm is an American artist, best known for his paintings of wildlife, primarily birds. He is also well known for art marketing and is generally credited as the co-creator of the limited edition art print market, which supplanted the traditional…

Lindsay Hughes Blanton

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Acrylic painting of Lindsay Hughes Blanton. According to The Alumnus, Spring 1964, the portrait was unveiled on Founders Day, March 21, 1964.

University Building

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The University Building, also known as Old Central, is the oldest building on campus and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. A stone marker over the main door records the date, "1874" and Central's motto, "Lex, Rex-Crux, Lux" or…

John G. Crabbe Library

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Named to honor John Grant Crabbe who served from 1910 to 1916 as Eastern's second president. It was built in 1924 at a cost of $67,000. In 1936 the space was nearly doubled in size with the addition of the Grand Reading Room. During the 1965-66…

Mace and pedestal, Eastern State College

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Dean Gatwood was on the faculty of the art dept. The mace has symbolized the order and dignity of office since approx. the 13th Century. Although it was originally a combat weapon, it later became a symbol for academic institutions.

Model, remote-controlled robot

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According to an EKU press release, this model placed first in the Space 2000 and Robotic 2000 Construction Competition in Albuquerque, NM. The competition was co-sponsored by NASA. A five-member EKU team designed a remote-controlled robot to…

EKU Flag, transported on 2000 Atlantic Space Shuttle

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A flag transported via STS-106 Atlantic Space Shuttle on 9/8/2000 and flown in space. The flag was included on the shuttle to commemorate the EKU team members who won the Space 2000 and Robotic 2000 Construction Competition. The flag was signed by…

Safe, "EKSNS"

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Made by the Victor Safe & Lock Co., based in Cincinnati. Victory only manufactured safes between 1885 and 1917. Item was purchased for $1,000.

Table, "Col. Crawford"

Beaded ornament around edges. A photo of this table appears in the May 5, 1933 Eastern Progress on page 3. The article indicates that this table was used in the John Wilson Townsend room of Crabbe Library. Before it became part of the Townsend…

Concrete from University Bldg.

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Concrete from the original foundation of the University Bldg. A variety of student names have been carved into the concrete.

Trowel, Little building dedication

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Trowel from Little building dedication.

Biography-Dean, Glenna Sprinkle

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Plaque with the biography of Glenna Sprinkle Dean. The Learning Resources Center dedication program indicates that a plaque was unveiled on April 14, 1995.

Biography-Little, Thomas and Hazel C.

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Plaque with a biography for Thomas and Hazel Little. Plaque text: "Native Kentuckians, dedicated educators, distinguished alumni, and benefactors of Eastern Kentucky University, Thomas C. Little earned national acclaim as an innovative, no-nonsense…

Model, Liberty Bell in display case

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A model of the Liberty Bell. Item was purchased for $1,000.