Welcome to H-Kentucky

The goal of H-Kentucky is to create an online collaborative environment to facilitate communication and the exchange or scholarly and pedagogical ideas among teachers, researchers, scholars, advanced students, and related professionals (e.g. local historians, librarians, archivists, genealogists), all in an open, democratic, respectful and non-partisan manner. H-Kentucky especially welcomes those who are interested in Kentucky, as well as those in any history/humanities field who live and/or work in Kentucky. 

Recent Content

Alice Tribble Karr c1914

Portrait of Alice Tribble Karr (24 May 1881 - 15 July 1972), mathematics instructor at Transylvania University, in Lexington, Kentucky. Accompanying her portrait was a short list of her educational accomplishments: "Student at Kentucky State College, 1897-98 at Kentucky (Transylvania University, 1898-1901, ibid. B.S. 1901, Graduate Student, ibid. 1908-10. Instructor in the Normal College of Kentucky (Transylvania) University, 1902.

CFP for Southern Cultures issue: Crafted

Call for Papers

Southern Cultures: Crafted


Southern Cultures, the award-winning, peer-reviewed quarterly from UNC’s Center for the Study of the American South, encourages submissions from scholars, writers, and artists for a special issue, Crafted, to be published Spring 2022. We will accept submissions for this issue through May 10, 2021, at https://southerncultures.submittable.com/Submit.


College Seals 1914 - Transylvania University, College of the Bible, Hamilton College

College seals intertwined, in "The Crimson 1914" published by The Senior Classes of Transylvania University, The College of the Bible, and Hamilton College, Lexington, Kentucky. Volume 16. May 1914. Lexington, Ky.: Press of J.L. Richardson & Co., 1914.