Thursday, September 27, 2012

Digital Library Services Announces Newly Available Collections:

The following collections have been digitized and uploaded to ExploreUK and the Kentucky Digital Library:

·         Herndon Evans photographs,1931
The Herndon Evans photograph collection consists of 39 gelatin silver prints of miners and mining towns in Harlan County and Pineville, KY from 1931. Included are photographs of protest marches, visiting authors and ministers, and the National Guard.

·         Chauncey Hawley Griffith photographs, 1936-1954
The Chauncey Hawley Griffith photograph collection consists of 15 gelatin silver prints. Seven portraits of Chauncey Hawley Griffith, vice-president in charge of typographical development for the Mergenthaler Linotype Company, and eight of his house and property.

The Carolyn Murray-Wooley collection on Lexington, Kentucky residential architecture consists of 395 gelatin silver prints of residences and structures, 1960-1974, related to the activities of the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation; most are images of houses in Lexington/Fayette County Kentucky and identified by address.

             Maxwell Place:  Built in 1870 for James Mulligan and home of UK Presidents since 1917

The Charles Schubert collection on Lawrenceburg, Kentucky consists of thirty three photographic prints in an album of various formats: cabinet cards, cartes de visite, and tintypes, 1880-1900. The prints are mainly of members of the Dowling, Brady, McCarthy, Fitzgerald and Roach families of Lawrenceburg, Kentucky, but also include others.

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