Charles T. Wethington, Jr. Alumni/Faculty Oral History Collection
The University of Kentucky Oral History Program recently named its University of Kentucky Alumni/Faculty Oral History Collection in honor of UK's tenth president Charles T. Wethington, Jr. The collection contains over 600 interviews with UK alumni and faculty and is an invaluable resource for researchers of University of Kentucky history and the history of higher education.
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 programfor 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.