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History - Researching Kentucky, 1900-present

A guide to researching topics in Kentucky history 1900-present


In this research guide you'll find resources to support research in Kentucky history from 1900-present including:

  • Scholarly articles and books
  • Primary source databases
  • Government documents
  • Digital collections, archival materials, and oral histories
  • Help with managing your bibliographies and citations, Chicago Manual of Style

For more help with conducting historical research, check out the Historical Research Guide.

We also have many guides to help you research in our Special Collections such as Kentucky History.


Please feel free to contact me at any time for research assistance and consultations.


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