Browse Exhibits (8 total)

Famous Authors in the Special Collections Research Center

A sampling of the authors whose letters are collected in the Special Collections Research Center.

Margaret Lantis: A Lifetime of Inquiry

The Margaret Lantis Collection comprises Lantis's field notes, research, publications, and professional and personal correspondence and photographs. This exhibit highlights a sampling of her major research and work emphases and provides a glimpse into the collection's rich content that chronicles 90 years of this esteemed anthropologist's life.

The first exhibit section, Margaret Lantis, provides a biographical sketch of Lantis's life and career; while the subsequent sections spotlight prominent collection series. 

Henry Clay: Images of “The Great Compromiser”

This exhibit presents Special Collections' images from significant points in the life of Kentucky statesman Henry Clay (1777-1852).

Thank you to the staff of Archives & Special Collections. Without their photographs and scans, this exhibit would not have been possible.

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A Student's View of Campus Then & Now

A graduating senior reflects on the history of significant University of Kentucky buildings, comparing photos he took in 2013 with images from archival photograph collections available through ExploreUK.