Friday, June 5, 2015

Special Collections Research Center: digital collections update

1939 UK Football media guide
The UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center recently added the following collections and items to ExploreUK:

Bullock family papers, 1812-1908 consist of court records, accounts, tax statements, correspondence, and notes, which document the Bullock family of Kenton County, Kentucky.

Wade Hall Collection of American Letters: Berkey family papers, 1858-1867, undated comprises correspondence, quartermaster papers, a receipt, and newspaper clippings. These papers document the daily activities of a soldier in the Civil War, the conditions and feeling of family and friends on the home front, and the opinions on politics, religion, and war during this period.

2014 and 2015 University of Kentucky yearbook

Frontier Nursing University Quarterly Bulletin, Vol. 89, No. 3, Fall 2014 and Vol. 89, No. 4, Winter 2015

Works Progress Administration publications from Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Louisiana, North Carolina, Florida, and Maryland (UK holds archival copies of these publications for ASERL Collaborative Federal Depository Program libraries.)

And last but definitely not least…:

Benham Coal Company Records, 1911-1973 focus primarily on the early years of Benham Coal through the 1940s, including office files, Employee Benefits Association records, files on accidents and safety, and photographs. This is one of several Appalachian collections to be digitized by Stacy Yelton as part of the National Endowment for the Humanities funded “Coal, Camps, and Railroads” project.  More information about this collection and the CCR project will be released next week via UKNow.

No comments:

Post a Comment