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2018-2019 Learning Lab Projects

2018-2019 Learning Lab Projects

The UK Libraries Special Collections Research Center is proud to announce the collections available for research in the Learning Lab during the academic year 2018-2019. Please look through the list and apply for an internship to work with any of these collections.

Herald-Leader Photograph Collection, 1957-1969 (anthropology, social history, history, representation)

The collection contains Herald-Leader photographs taken for the Lexington, Kentucky, newspaper.


John C. Davis Notebook and Photograph Album, 1944 (military history)

A notebook and album kept by an African American soldier from Louisville, Ky.


Laura Clay Papers: Citizens Committee for States Suffrage Amendment documents, 1919. (suffrage)

Contains membership rolls and other materials for pro-suffrage supporters in Lexington.


John Scott Papers, 1803-1833 (religion, land use, military history)

Contains letters concerning religion, land transactions, and the recruitment of African American soldiers in the military.


Jewish Notebook, ca. 1810 (Religious studies)

53M74

This handwritten notebook written by an unknown author contains lessons and commentary on the Jewish faith. Little is known about the manuscript, but it provides a point to study Jewish religious education in Kentucky in the early 1800s.

 

Young and Wooten Family Papers, 1856-1989 (medicine, Civil War)

1997MS230

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.

 

Seed Catalogs, 1890-1970 (agriculture, biology, landscape architecture, botany)

1997MS346

The collection of seed catalogs represents nearly one hundred years of popular varieties of flower and vegetable seeds available for purchase by the home gardener.

 


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