University of Kentucky K Books

Descriptive Summary

Title
University of Kentucky K Books
Date
1895-1963
Extent
1.4 Cubic feet
Subjects
College students--Kentucky.
Handbooks
Students--Kentucky--Lexington.
Arrangement
The University of Kentucky K Books are arranged choronlogically.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrew McGraw
Preferred Citation
2009ua001 : [identification of item], The University of Kentucky K Books, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The K Book traces its history back to 1901, when it was a small pocket-sized booklet published for students by students. It contained freshman rules, school traditions, athletic schedules, and school songs. At that time it was called the Freshman Handbook. The K Book was distributed to new University of Kentucky students to help them become aquainted with school life and to familiarize freshmen with UK's campus. The K Book was published annually until 1917, when it was discontinued because of World War I. Publication of the book began again in 1921 and continued until 1966.
Scope and Content
The University of Kentucky K books collection documents student life. Originally a small pocket size book these volumes served to help new students get acquainted to college life. The K Books contain campus information, rules, school traditions, athlectic schedules and school songs.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note The intellectual rights to this collection are held by the University of Kentucky.
Use Restrictions
The collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Contents of the Collection

, 1895-1896

  • Box 1, Folder 1
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, 1901-1902

  • Box 1, Folder 2
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, 1913-1914

  • Box 1, Folder 3, Item 1
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, 1914-1915

  • Box 1, Folder 3, Item 2
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, 1915-1916

  • Box 1, Folder 4
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, 1918

  • Box 1, Folder 5
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, 1921-1922

  • Box 1, Folder 6
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, 1923-1924

  • Box 1, Folder 7
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, 1924-1925

  • Box 1, Folder 8, Item 1
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, 1945-1926

  • Box 1, Folder 8, Item 2
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, 1926-1927

  • Box 1, Folder 9, Item 1
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, 1927-1928

  • Box 1, Folder 9, Item 2
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, 1928-1929

  • Box 1, Folder 10, Item 1
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, 1929-1930

  • Box 1, Folder 10, Item 2
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, 1930-1931

  • Box 1, Folder 11, Item 1
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, 1931-1932

  • Box 1, Folder 11, Item 2
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, 1932-1933

  • Box 1, Folder 12
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, 1933-1934

  • Box 1, Folder 13, Item 1
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, 1934-1935

  • Box 1, Folder 13, Item 2
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, 1935-1936

  • Box 1, Folder 14
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, 1936-1937

  • Box 1, Folder 15
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, 1937-1938

  • Box 1, Folder 16
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, 1938-1939

  • Box 2, Folder 1
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, 1939-1940

  • Box 2, Folder 2
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, 1940-1941

  • Box 2, Folder 3
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, 1941-1942

  • Box 2, Folder 4
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, 1942-1943

  • Box 2, Folder 5
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, 1943-1944

  • Box 2, Folder 6