Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Newly Digitized Collections on ExploreUK

University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center is pleased to announce the following collections have been digitized and are now available on ExploreUK.

  • General Roger Williams papers, 2008ms013
    he General Roger Williams papers (dated 1823-1991, bulk 1898-1929; 62 cubic feet; 149 boxes, 1 folder) contain materials related to the businesses, investments, and military service of the prominent Kentuckian from 1898 until 1929.
  • Kentucky Equal Rights Association minutes and reports, 1889-1919
  • Louisville Federation of Labor minutes, m-328
    he Louisville Federation of Labor minutes (dated 1903-1909, bulk 1907-1909; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 reel, 50 ft.) comprise microfilmed copies of two minute books kept by the Louisville Federation of Labor from March 9, 1903 to August 22, 1905 and from July 9, 1907 to April 27, 1909.
  • Mohr Family papers, 54m65
    ohr family papers (dated 1870-1889, bulk 1889; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 folder) comprise letters concerning German colonization enterprises in Lincoln and Simpson counties in Kentucky.
  • Fayette Equal Rights Association records, 49m30
    he Fayette Equal Rights Association records (dated 1917-1920; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 folder) contains a minute book and correspondence generated by the Fayette Equal Rights Association.
  • Hall & Trotter stagecoach passenger book, 2013ms0052
    he Hall & Trotter stagecoach passenger book (dated 1832-1834; 0.04 cubic feet; 1 item) comprises a passenger book for the Hall & Trotter stagecoach line, documenting early transportation in Kentucky.
  • A Collection of Lexington, Kentucky, funeral invitations (1802-1846)
    Transcriptions of funeral invitations from John M. McCalla's "Mortuary of Lexington, Kentucky" scrapbook (held by University of Kentucky Special Collections, accession number 2013ms0755). Includes an introduction and index by James D. Birchfield with 24 facsimiles. 95 p.; 28 cm.
  • Wade Hall Collection of American Letters: Sue Fite correspondence, 2009ms132.0121
    The Wade Hall Collection of American Letters: Sue Fite papers (dated 1910-1920; 0.35 cubic foot; 1 box) comprise correspondence addressed to Sue Fite, a nurse, from romantic partners across the country.
  • Josephine Clay papers, 2005ms001
    The Josephine Clay papers (dated 1788-2004, undated; 0.8 cubic feet; 7 boxes) consist of correspondence, legal documents, photographs, and financial papers generated by Josephine Clay, Henry Clay, William Russell, and the Simpson-Wood family.
  • Labor Union Newspaper Transcripts, 71m33
    The Labor union newspaper transcripts (dated 1831-1950, bulk 1888-1922; 1.8 cubic feet; 4 boxes) contains transcripts made by the Works Progress Administration from Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio, newspapers concerning the union movement and labor problems.
  • R. T. Withers union dues book, 2011ms171
    The R. T. Withers union dues book (dated 1902-1904; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 item) consists of R. T. Wither's Iron Molders' Union No. 187 dues book.
  • Woman's diary (Ravenna, Kentucky), 2011ms121
    The Woman's diary (Ravenna, Kentucky) (dated 1873; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 item) consists of a diary written in Ravenna, Kentucky, by an unknown woman.
  • Mary Shelby Wilson Democratic Woman's Club papers, 50w29
    Mary Shelby Wilson Woman's Democratic Club papers (dated 1910-1950, bulk 1920-1932; 0.68 cubic feet; 2 boxes) comprises the correspondence of Mary Shelby Wilson related to the development of the Woman's Democratic Club of Fayette County, Kentucky, during the 1920s.
  • Théâtre Michel broadside, 2011ms179
    The Théâtre Michel broadside (dated 1923 July 7; 0.1 cubic feet; 1 item) consists of a broadside advertising a production at the Théâtre Michel in Paris entitled Soirée du Coeur (Evening of the Heart).
  • Young E. Allison "Trappist Life" scrapbook, 2011ms161
    The Young E. Allison "Trappist Life" scrapbook (dated 1915-1916; 0.2 cubic feet; 1 item) consists of the newspaper article series Trappist Life by Young E. Allison, which ran in the Louisville Evening Post on December 21, 1915, and January 15, 1916.
  • Clint Hill Robertson collection on Varden family, 2010av003
    The Varden family photographs, (dated circa 1890-1900; 4 cubic feet; 7 boxes) comprise thirty-eight glass plate negatives depicting both portraiture and landscapes in and around Paris, Kentucky.

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