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The University Archives and Records Program serves as the archival repository for all the University of Kentucky’s permanent records and preserves the documentary evidence of the university’s history. The University Archives contains the Big Blue Sports Archive. Highlights include:

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Three women seen through the stacks of the library archives

Kate T. Irvine, Mary A. Sullivan, and Jacqueline Page Bull, the first head of the first Director of the Special Collections and Archives Department in a 1976 photo from the Portrait Print Collection.