SCRC collects, preserves, and provides access to materials documenting the social, cultural, economic, and political history of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Materials are acquired regardless of format and include both primary and secondary sources; Kentuckiana is collected comprehensively. SCRC maintains the University Archives and records management program for all records generated by the University and serves as its archival repository for permanent records. SCRC advances and supports the research, teaching, and scholarship of the University and beyond by preserving and providing access to its holdings.
Materials at the Special Collections Research Center do not circulate.
Please visit our Account Guide for SCRC Research Services for up-to-date information on re-opening procedures, scheduling appointments, requesting materials for use during an appointment, ordering digital copies of materials, and more.