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Attention: 

Due to inclement weather, UK will be operating on Plan B for Thursday, March 5th and 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 Thursday, March 5th and Friday, March 6th.


Confirmed Closed March 5th & 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 5th and 6th:
AV Services will be closed.
Reference and PNM desks will open at 10 am.
The UK Writing Center is closed, but scheduled clients should check their email for e-tutoring options.

 

Resource Name &
Link to Resource:
Mountain People: Life and Culture in Appalachia Digital Archive
Description:

This collection of over 42,000 images from Lost Cause Press consists of the diaries, journals, and narratives of explorers, emigrants, military men, Native Americans, and travelers. In addition, there are accounts on the development of farming and mining communities, family histories, and folklore. These accounts provide a view of the of the region between Lexington, Kentucky and Winchester, Virginia, from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Birmingham, Alabama, spanning three and a half centuries and providing information on the social, political, economic, scientific, religious and agricultural characteristics of the region. Part of Archives Unbound.

Resource Type(s): Image Collection,  Manuscript 
Access information: Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.
Fulltext: Fulltext is available.
Vendor Name:Gale Cengage Learning
Research Guides: Anthropology, Appalachia: Primary Sources in Special Collections, History
Coverage:1700-1950