louie b nunn center for oral history

A Day in the Life of a UK Student: Jan. 16 & 18, 1911

In celebration of the University of Kentucky sesquicentennial, UK Special Collections Research Center is releasing the diary entries of former student Virginia Clay McClure.

Exhibit Illuminates Appalachian Culture, Challenges Stereotypes

UK Special Collections is exploring the rich, diverse culture of Appalachia with its "Immigrants in the Coalfields" exhibit on display through April 4.

New Oral History Project Chronicles Kentucky's Civil Rights History

As Kentucky remembers the 1964 Civil Rights March on Frankfort, UK announces a new collection of oral histories with many of the state's most noted civil rights activists.

'Reel to Real' to Take Historic Look at Film With Kentucky, Oscar Connections

UK's Impact on the Evolution of Evolution

Kentucky students were introduced to evolutionary theory in 1900. Following the controversy of the 1920s, UK faculty, staff and alumni would play a key role in defending science education and academic freedom.

UK Home to Oral History on John Sherman Cooper, JFK Friendship

Dean of University of Kentucky Libraries Terry Birdwhistell interviewed former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis on her husband's relationship with popular Kentucky Senator John Sherman Cooper.

'Reel to Real' Film Series Presents 'In Country'

Appalachia Historian Ron Eller Donates Papers to UK Libraries

UK Special Collections will celebrate the career of Appalachia scholar and historian Ron D. Eller with the donation ceremony of the Ron Eller Papers Nov. 8.

UK Special Collections to Present Exhibition of Students' Work

The University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections will highlight the projects of its first full cohort of Learning Lab interns with an undergraduate panel presentation, exhibition and reception.

Sesquicentennial Stories: How to Act Like a Lady

In celebration of the University of Kentucky's upcoming sesquicentennial in 2015, the 52nd of 150 weekly installments chronicles a set of rules and guidelines of proper behavior given to women at the institution in 1918.

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