College History

Finding Aid 23
Union College Archives

UC 0.3 College History

Record Group : 0
Collection : 3
Location : Archive Box
Processing Information : Finding Aid created by
Bruce Miracle on May 15, 2007.
Contents :

Folder 1:  
  • Copies of newspaper clippings: One entitled “Union College’s first great benefactress” (about Fanny Speed) (source unknown); and the other from The Union College Centennial Magazine (1879-1979) showing pictures of the class of 1879, Speed hall and the campus in 1905.
  • Newspaper clippings from the 1979 Barbourville Advocate printing excerpts from W.G. Marigold’s updating of the college history, Union College, 1879-1979.
  • Clipping from the April, 1981 Kentucky Coal Journal promoting the Union College Coal Technology major.
  • Clipping from the July 30, 1981 Louisville Courier-Journal about the 18th Union College Aerospace Workshop for teachers.


Folder 2 (Time Capsule - Vault) [added February 5, 2016]

Contents Note:  The Knox County Historical Society buried a time capsule vault in front of Centennial Hall on in 1980 to be unearthed and opened during the Union College Bicentennial in 2079.  

  • An article from the October 16, 1980 Barbourville Advocate newspaper (copied in two sections) with a picture and news story about the burial of a time vault in front of Centennial Hall on October 10 by the Knox County Historical Society. The article provides a listing of the items placed in the vault
  • An article from the Summer 2011 issue of the Union College Alumni Magazine concerning a time capsule vault that was buried in front of Centennial Hall in 1962 and is due to be unearthed in 2012