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Special Collections Research Center

 HOURS for August 23, 2016:  Now Closed

Horse Industry Project: Project Partners

Our sponsoring partners include those organizations and individuals which have generously donated funds that support the efforts of this statewide oral history project. Participating partners include educational institutions working with us to build their collections and develop programming that showcase the history preserved through these interviews. For more information on how to become a partner, please contact Dr.  Doug Boyd, Director of the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History.

SPONSORING PARTNERS

KEEP (Kentucky Equine Education Project)

Kentucky Thoroughbred Association

Keeneland

Kentucky Oral History Commission

Kentucky Downs

Individual Contributors

 

PARTICIPATING PARTNERS

Keeneland

Kentucky Derby Museum

Kentucky Horse Park
 

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Our Mission

Special Collections Research Center is home to UK Libraries' collection of rare books, Kentuckiana, the University 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 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.

Associate Dean Deirdre A. Scaggs

Materials in Special Collections do not circulate.

Access to materials provided through the Breckinridge Research Room.


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