Sunday, February 3, 2013

Collections added to KDL and Explore UK

Sarah Dorpinghaus, Digital Projects Library Manager, recently announced two digitized collections have been added to ExploreUK and the Kentucky Digital Library.
 Agricultural Experiment Station (UK) negatives, 1895-1948  Scope and content: The Agricultural Experiment Station (University of Kentucky) negatives consist of field and laboratory images from the Departments of Entomology and Botany in the Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of Kentucky. The images document plant and animal life in and around Lexington, Kentucky. Many of these images were used in the Agricultural reports and bulletins. See the series level scope notes for more detail.
 Winchester Byron Rudy Civil War Diary, October 17, 1861 - June 17, 1864  Biographical note: Winchester Byron Rudy was born on March 27, 1840, in Maysville, Kentucky, which is in Mason County. He enlisted in Company "C" of the 16th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry on August 10, 1861, and served in the army until January 27, 1865. The 16th Kentucky was mustered into U.S. (Union) service on January 27, 1862. In January 1864, he was reassigned to the 13th Kentucky, 23rd Army Corps for which he served in a Division headquarters' position until his discharge. Winchester Byron Rudy died February 27, 1920 in Maysville, Kentucky and was buried in the Mason County Cemetery.

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