Upcoming SCA Closure

Special Collections and Archives Closed May 15th-26th, 2017
Special Collections and Archives will be closed to patrons May 15th through May 26th, 2017. 

Spring Break: March 13th-17th

EKU Special Collections and Archives will be closed March 13th-17th for spring break. We will reopen Monday, March 20th with our regular hours.

I Am EKU

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Congratulations to both Kayla Donovan and Tori Rousey on receiving the I Am EKU award. We are proud of their evolvement around campus, and are happy to have them as our student employees.  

Oral History Day 2016

Students Tori Rousey and Emma Roach-Barrette work on OHD projects.
Much like last year, the second annual Kentucky Oral History Day, held on October 27th, was packed full of all things oral history. The rich memories from last year's events were present in planning our participation in this year festivities....

Thanks to our American Archives Month 2016 presenters!

American Archives Month 2016: 40 Years of Archives at EKU
We celebrated 40 years of Archives at EKU at our American Archives Month event on October 25. A brief history on the founding of the University Archives in 1976 and its merger with the Townsend Library in the 1990s to become "Special...

Found It in the Archives Winner 2016

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Read Stewart's winning entry below and be sure to keep a lookout for worthy archival finds of your own!

Vote for Your Favorite I Found It Essay 2016

The top three essays have been selected and now it's your chance to vote for your favorite. Read and vote at Survey Monkey.

I Found It In the Archives Contest 2016

What have you found in the EKU archives? Whether online or in person. Whether letters, diaries, photographs or more, if you found something of special significance we want to hear your story.  

Kentucky Oral History Day 2015

Student Workers
Today was quite a busy day in the EKU Special Collections and Archives! EKU SCA and the William H. Berge Oral History Center employees were certainly busy bees! In celebration of the first ever Kentucky Oral History Day, we dedicated our whole staff...

Meet the Students of EKU Archives

For Homecoming week, we chose Gabi Cook as our student worker feature. Gabi is a senior and will be leaving us for student teaching soon. She is a Secondary History Education major and we're confident she's going to make a fine History...

Meet the Students of EKU Archives

We are proud to introduce Kaitlind Hydorn as this week's featured student. She has been a part of the Archives team since July 2013. Kaitlind is currently in her Junior year here at EKU, and she is a Chemistry major. Kaitlind's processing...

Meet the Students of EKU Archives

Our next student is ready to wow and entertain you. Meet Satora Hill! She has been in the Archives for just over a year now. Satora is a Sophomore Nursing student and also a member of the Honors program. Her current project is working with our oral...