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African American Primary Resources in the Special Collections Research Center: Introduction

Sources found in the University of Kentucky Libraries.

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS RESEARCH CENTER

Contact Us

Phone: (859) 257-8611

Fax:  (859) 257-6311

 

  • Special Collections materials do not circulate (no check-out).
  • All visitors must sign in.
  • Free, secure lockers provided for book bags, purses, & other belongings. 
  • No food or drink permitted.
  • Use only pencils in the Research Room.

Special Collections: a guide for locating primary sources, by Deirdre Scaggs.

WHAT IS THE SPECIAL COLLECTIONS RESEARCH CENTER?

The Special Collections Research Center collects and preserves materials of historical significance to the Commonwealth of Kentucky and supports the academic programs at the University of Kentucky. These materials include information about African Americans.

Click on a link (below) for a sample of the types of items in each of the collections pertaining to the African American experience.

 WE HAVE

Appalachian Collections

Audio-Visual Collections

Books (in-house use only)

Manuscripts Collections

Oral History Collections

Public Policy Collections

Reference Collections

University Archives and Records