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Special Collections Research Center

 HOURS for February 24, 2017:  8:00am - 5:00pm



Our Mission

Special Collections Research Center is home to UK Libraries' collection of rare books, Kentuckiana, the Archives, the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, the King Library Press, the Bert T. Combs Appalachian Collection, the John G. Heyburn Center for Judicial Excellence, and the Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center.

SCRC collects,preserves, and provides access to materials documenting the social, cultural, economic, and political history of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Materials are acquired regardless of format and include both primary and secondary sources; Kentuckiana is collected comprehensively. SCRC maintains the University Archives and records management program for all records generated by the University and serves as its archival repository for permanent records. SCRC advances and supports the research, teaching, and scholarship of the University and beyond by preserving and providing access to its holdings.

Associate Dean Deirdre A. Scaggs

Materials at Special Collections Research Center do not circulate.

Access to materials provided through the Breckinridge Research Room.

Special Collections Research Center
Front Desk and Main Entrance

Phone: (859) 257-1742
Fax: (859) 257-6311
Main Entrance open during regular operating hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

For Research, Reference, or Collections-related Inquiries
Breckinridge Research Room
Phone:
(859) 257-8611
Fax: (859) 257-6311
Contact Us via online form
Breckinridge Research Room staff available during office hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Campus Mail Code: 0039

Emergency Vehicle Response Location:
179 Funkhouser

Mailing Address:
Special Collections Research Center
Margaret I. King Library
University of Kentucky Libraries
Lexington, KY 40506-0039

Delivery Address:
179 Funkhouser Drive
Margaret I. King Library
University of Kentucky Libraries
Lexington, KY 40506-0039

Please visit the SCRC staff directory for individual contact and program information.

LIBRARY NEWS

Accepting Library Student Applications for Spring 2017 Semester

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Are you a student looking for an on-campus job for the Spring 2017 semester? Then consider applying to work as a Storage Project Student Assistant. Simply visit   UK Jobs and appl

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Social Theory Journal disClosure Adopts Open Access Copyright Policy

January 31, 2017

Graduate students affiliated with the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences ’ interdisciplinary Committee on Social Theory are hard at work on volume 26 of disClosure: A Jour

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WWI exhibit opening Monday, Jan 30, at SCRC

January 27, 2017

WWI exhibit opens at M.I. King Library To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of US participation in World War I (WWI), the UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center (SCRC) will open a new

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MCL Class Schedule

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