A variety of histories of the University of Kentucky and of its component administrative and academic departments and affiliated organizations are available on-line at UK. A descriptive list of these sites follows.
NOTE: the following websites were not created by nor are they maintained by the University Archives and Records Program.
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 the 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.