University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center is pleased to announce the following resources have been digitized and are now available on ExploreUK.
Archive of American Folk Song, Alan and Elizabeth Lomax Kentucky collection (2015av004)
The Archive of American Folk Song, Alan and Elizabeth Lomax Kentucky collection (dated 1937 September-October; 60.5 gigabytes; 228 sound discs with 847 songs) consists of field recordings made on Presto discs by folklorist Alan Lomax and his wife Elizabeth Lomax in eastern Kentucky in September and October 1937 for the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress.
Appalachian Leadership and Communiy Outreach (ALCOR), Inc. records (1997ms357)
The Appalachian Leadership and Community Outreach, Inc. (ALCOR) records (dated 1967–1982, undated; 49 cubic feet; 49 boxes and 1 flat box) contains documents and some audio/graphic materials related to the educational and recreational programs sponsored by the organization in Eastern Kentucky. The collection has administrative office files, partnered college files, development fundraising files, Coordinated Consumer Health Education Project Files. File topics also include those on board members, contracts, equipment, program planning and policy, campus directors, college programs, and program training. Photographs document the programming organization by ALCOR.
University of Kentucky Athletic Association records (0000ua247)
The University of Kentucky Athletic Association records (5.6 cubic feet, 15 document boxes, 1 slim document box, 1 folder; dated 1899-1976, bulk dates 1914-1952) primarily comprise correspondence, Southern Conference eligibility certificates, and financial records documenting athletic programs and their administration at the University of Kentucky from 1914 to 1931 and 1942-1947.
University of Kentucky Amateur Radio Club records (1984ua017)
The University of Kentucky Amateur Radio Club records (dated 1927-1938; 1.35 cubic feet, 5 boxes) consists of club information, correspondence between the University and the club, awards that the club received, logs from the radio station, and photographs of club members.
Ron D. Eller papers (2013ua007)
The Ronald D Eller papers (dated 1852-2013, undated; 38.2 cubic feet; 36 record storage cartons, 1 half record storage carton, 3 flat boxes, 1 wrapped item) comprise administrative files, research files, and correspondence that primarily document Eller’s academic and administrative career in Appalachian studies with the University of Kentucky’s Appalachian Center and his professional projects with national and regional organizations to improve Appalachian economic development.
University of Kentucky. Appalachian Center records (1984ua029)
The Appalachian Center records (dated 1978-1981, undated; 0.35 cubic feet; 1 box) comprise correspondence, administrative and financial records, and grant proposal materials that document the University of Kentucky's Appalachian Center in its early years under the leadership of John B. Stephenson.
Thomas H. Chilton correspondence (2013ms0628)
The Thomas H. Chilton correspondence (dated 1860-1898; 0.01 cubic feet; 8 items) comprises correspondence between Chilton and his wife, Blanche M. Chilton, and his two college friends, James Bellamy and Joseph Thompson. The letters document college and domestic life, Chilton's experiences as a traveling salesman, and local news during the 19th century.
Henry Clay account book (70m39)
The Henry Clay account book (dated 1797-1847; 0.23 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of a bound volume of contracts and transactions maintained by Henry Clay and various Kentuckians.
Betty Congleton papers (2010ms038)
The Betty Congleton papers (dated 1756-2006; 16 cubic feet; 37 boxes) consist of research files, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, diplomas, and memorabilia pertaining to Betty Congleton's career as a historian.
Southern Appalachian Poetry records (2012ms077)
The Southern Appalachian Poetry records (dated 1989-2010; 2 cubic feet; 4 legal document boxes and 1 slim document box) consists of correspondence with and submissions by poets; drafts of the manuscript; and grant, publication, and publicity materials for Southern Appalachian Poetry: An Anthology of Works by 37 Poets (McFarland, 2008), edited by Marita Garin.
Dr. A.L. Crabb, Supper at the Maxwell House manuscript (60m114)
The Alfred Leland Crabb Supper at the Maxwell House manuscript (dated circa 1943; 0.25 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of a manuscript of Crabb's second novel.
Craig-Brooking family papers (2010ms007)
The Craig/Brooking family papers (dated 1807-1905, bulk 1857-1869; 1.31 cubic feet; 3 boxes) consist of photocopied papers from the children, siblings, and other relations of A.G. and Virginia Craig.
Faulconer, Johnstone, Shelby, Tevis, and Potter papers (1997ms142)
The Faulconer, Johnstone, Shelby, and Tevis papers (dated 1678-1981, undated; 1.18 cubic feet, 8 boxes) comprise incoming and outgoing correspondence, real estate and financial documents, genealogies, business documents, letters, newspaper clippings and newsletters, photographs, and ephemera documenting the personal lives and business activities of members of these families.
Jim Newberry Collection on the Governor's Task Force on Health Care Reform (2015ms090)
The Jim Newberry Collection on the Governor's Task Force on Health Care Reform (dated 1986-1994; 1.05 cubic feet; 3 boxes) consists of material collected by Jim Newberry during his service as chair of the task force appointed by Governor Brereton C. Jones.
James Holsinger collection on military documents (2015ms088)
The James Holsinger collection on military documents (dated 1905-1990, undated; 4 cubic feet; 4 boxes) comprises U.S. Army manuals, handbooks, and intelligence reports primarily regarding Soviet tactics.
Joe Creason papers (1997ms123)
The Joe Creason papers (dated 1889-1992, bulk 1940-1974; 28 cubic feet; 78 boxes) comprises journalist Joe Creason's articles, biographical materials, photographs, memorabilia, correspondence, speeches, subject files, and publications.
Wid Page collection on the Marlowe Coal and Tire Company (2003av061)
The Wid Page collection on the Marlowe Coal Company (dated 1918-1998, undated; 0.33 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of seventy-three photographic prints, correspondence, records, photocopies, receipts, and newspaper clippings concerning the Marlowe Coal Company.
Red Scare in the Presbyterian Church Collection (2016ms025)
The Red Scare in the Presbyterian Church Collection (dated 1944-1962, undated; 0.68 cubic feet; 2 boxes) consists of printed materials, pamphlets, publications, newspaper clippings, and correspondence documenting the Red Scare in Maysville, Kentucky, and in the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A.