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Due to inclement weather, UK will be operating on Plan B for Friday, March 6th. Please contact the library location you intend to visit before traveling. Current open/closed information is below.


Confirmed Open: William T. Young Library will open at 10 am and will close at 8 pm on Friday, March 6th. Normal hours to resume on Saturday, March 7th.


Confirmed Closed March 6th: Agricultural Information Center, Design, Education, Little Fine Arts, Medical Center, Morris, Science, Special Collections Research Center, Shaver Engineering, and Transportation.


Service points in William T. Young Library for Thursday, March 6th:
AV Services will be closed.
Reference and PNM desks will open at 10 am.
The UK Writing Center is closed.
Presentation U in the Hub is closed.

 

World War I and Public Policy

  • . Barkley served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1913-1927, the U.S. Senate from 1927-1949, and again from 1955-1956, and as Vice President of the United States from 1949-1953. This primary source material consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, printed material, audio-visual material, and memorabilia. A complete box and folder inventory to this collection is forthcoming. During World War One, he served in the U.S. House of Representatives and was a member of a congressional delegation which traveled to the front in 1918. See also the Alben W. Barkley Oral History Project located in the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky Libraries. (See Sample Documents.)

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