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Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center


The University of Kentucky Libraries Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center supports access to primary source materials pertaining to public policy, politics, and Congress.  The Ford Center strives to promote research and programming and also provides UK faculty, involved in teaching and research in these areas, the opportunity to work closely with the Ford Center on specific or general topics.  The Ford Center also develops public and educational programming and exhibits. 

Major collections include:
  • Alben W. Barkley
  • Thruston B. Morton
  • John Sherman Cooper 
  • John B. Breckinridge
  • A. B. "Happy" Chandler
  • John Y. Brown, Sr.
  • Lawrence W. Wetherby 
  • Rogers C. B. Morton
  • Mac Swinford
  • Wilson W. Wyatt
  • George Goodman
  • Robert E. Stephens
  • Wendell. H. Ford
  • Wendell P. Butler
  • Fred M. Vinson
  • Brent Spence
  • Earle C. Clements
  • Bert T. Combs
  • Stanley F. Reed
  • Morton J. Holbrook
  • Walter D. Huddleston
  • Lawrence W. Hager, Sr.
  • Albert P. Smith
  • Louie B. Nunn
  • Larry J. Hopkins
  • Scotty Baesler
  • Simeon Willis
  • Scott D. Breckinridge

Director, Deirdre A. Scaggs

Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center
Margaret I. King Library
University of Kentucky Libraries
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0039
Telephone: (895) 257-3653