Winter Break

SCA will be closed December 17th through January 2nd
Special Collections and Archives will close at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 16th, and remain closed until Tuesday, January 3rd to coincide with EKU's winter break.   Published December 2016

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

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

I Found It in the Archives
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

I Found It in the Archives
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.  

Women of Kentucky's Past

Women's History Month
Celebrate Women's History Month with EKU Libraries and Special Collections and Archives. A selection of students from Dr.

SCA Closed

SCA Closed for Winter Break
Special Collections and Archives, along with all of EKU, will close for Winter Break beginning December 18th at noon, and will reopen January 4th.   Published December 2015

SCA Closed

SCA Closed December 14-18
Please note that Special Collections and Archives will be closed during the week of December 14th through the 18th for maintenance. This is one week earlier than the closing of the rest of Eastern's campus for Winter break. We will reopen...

Salute to Our Veterans

Salute to Our Veterans
Our Veterans display was compiled to honor and remember the many students, staff, and faculty that have served and are serving in our military. I wanted to focus on the people most of all so there are lots of photos. We have a letter from a soldier...

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...

Alternate Hours

Closed October 8-13
Due to recent events on campus, Special Collections and Archives will be closed Thursday, October 8th and Friday, October 9th. We will also be closed Monday and Tuesday for Fall Break. Regular hours will resume on Wednesday. Thank you  ...