Students can apply to work on any of the following projects. Students who want to be part of the Learning Lab cohort but do not see a collection related to their interests are still encouraged to apply.
19th Century Medicines (chemistry, medicine)
Two collections related to 19th century medicine represent a book of medicinal formulations and recipes that was written by an unknown physician or pharmacist and a collection of prescriptions written by Kentucky doctors.
Harry Ross Papers, 1918-1958 (Arctic exploration, engineering, military history)
A veteran of both world wars, Harry Ross joined the Wilkins-Ellsworth Trans-Arctic Submarine Expedition 0f 1931 to be an engineer on board the Nautilus, the first submarine to reach the North Pole. The collection contains papers and clippings regarding the Nautilus expedition, nautical coordinates, books, and papers related to his military service.
Young and Wooten Family Papers, 1856-1989 (medicine, Civil War)
The Young and Wooten families of Kentucky contained generations of doctors, some of whom served during the Civil War. Correspondence between physician brothers discuss their experiences during the time of the war.
Sartre was a prolific journal and letter writer, and this small journal provides a student with an excellent opportunity to transcribe the work and investigate where it fits within the Sartre literary canon.