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Special Collections Research Center

 HOURS for December 11, 2016:  Closed

Audio-Visual Archives

 

Collections

Collections

The UK Audio-Visual Archives contains one of the largest university-based collections of archival film, video and audio recordings in the United States. Major sections of the Audio-Visual Archives include university-related educational and public affairs programming, as well as athletic film and video; Kentucky's only broadcasting archive consisting of extensive collections of local television and radio programming; and the works of Kentucky-related independent film makers. The collection also includes extensive collections of still photographic images. The Audio-Visual collections are utilized extensively by patrons from Kentucky, from across the nation and around the world.

Collections with on-line content are accessible through ExploreUK

Photographs

Broadcast Archives: Television and Radio

Independent Filmmakers Archives

University Archives Collections with Audio-Visual Materials

Wendell Ford Center Collections with Audio-Visual Materials

 


Our Mission

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, the John G. Heyburn Center for Judicial Excellence, and the Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center.

SCRC collects,preserves, and provides access to 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. SCRC maintains the University Archives and records management program for all records generated by the University and serves as its archival repository for permanent records. SCRC 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 at Special Collections Research Center do not circulate.

Access to materials provided through the Breckinridge Research Room.

For Research, Reference, or Collections-related Inquiries
Breckinridge Research Room
Phone:
(859) 257-8611
Fax: (859) 257-6311
Email: sclref@lsv.uky.edu

Campus Mail Code: 0039

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