special collections

UK Film Series Looks at 1938 Documentary of Lebanon Family

"Reel to Reel: Special Collections at the Movies" will showcase the 1938 documentary "Our Day," telling the story of the Kelly family in Lebanon, Ky.

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.

Lecture, Workshop Highlight Mid-Century Women Printers

Hosted by the King Library Press, Professor Kathleen Walkup of the Mills College will lecture on mid-century women printers this friday, as well as host a workshop on saturday.

'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.

'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.

Soviet Propaganda in UK's Special Collections: Gordon Hogg

There are all sorts of rare materials in UK Libraries, including a huge collection of books and posters from the former Soviet Union. With the 2012-2013 academic school year's A&S Passport to the World initiative focusing on Russia and its neighbors, the collection will get some extra exposure. This podcast interviews Gordon Hogg, Director of the Special Collections Library, about this unique part of UK Libraries' holdings. The Passport to the World initiative is sponsored by the A&S Advisory Board.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman

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