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Special Collections Research Center

 HOURS for February 9, 2016:  9:30am - 5:00pm

Breckinridge Research Room

Use Requests

The Special Collections Research Center is happy to grant permission to use our collections, unless otherwise restricted, for research, educational purposes, and personal use. We also provide high quality scans upon request.

For questions, please contact us at SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU.

Research Assistance

If you are unable to conduct your own research on-site, a list of independent professional researchers in Kentucky can be found at the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives website.

By providing a reference to this list, the SCRC in no way endorses any researchers, or the quality of any researchers' work.  The SCRC is not responsible for any arrangement made with independent researchers. Such arrangements, including the character, extent, and cost of the work, are purely private, contractual matters between the independent researcher and you. It also is up to you to determine whether or not the researcher's experience and qualifications meet your needs. Comments or complaints sent to the SCRC regarding any individual independent researcher can not be engaged, as we have no means for resolution or responsibility in any disputes.



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, and the Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center

The mission of the Special Collections Research Center is to locate and preserve 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. Special Collections maintains a records management program for all records generated by the University and serves as its archival repository for permanent records. As part of the mission, the Special Collections Research Center 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 in Special Collections do not circulate.


Campus Mail Code: 0039


For Research or Collections-related Inquiries

Breckinridge Research Room
Phone:
(859) 257-8611

Fax: (859) 257-6311

Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu


General Information


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


Emergency Vehicle Response Location:
179 Funkhouser