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University of Kentucky K Books, 1895

Part of University of Kentucky K Books

The Guide to the University of Kentucky K Books 2009ua001 Finding aid prepared by Andrew McGraw University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 8/25/2010 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-25T17:45-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard University of Kentucky K Books 2009ua001 University of Kentucky Special Collections 1.4 Cubic feet 1895-1963 University of Kentucky. Student Affairs Historical 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 Contents note 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. Arrangement note The University of Kentucky K Books are arranged choronlogically. Conditions Governing Access note The intellectual rights to this collection are held by the University of Kentucky. Conditions Governing Use note The collection is open to researchers by appointment. Preferred Citation note 2009ua001 : [identification of item], The University of Kentucky K Books, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Existence and Location of Copies note User copies, if they exist, are kept in room 204 of the University Archives and Records Program. If there is a user copy of a given K Book it will be indicated by an existency and location of copies note for the item. The user copies for years 1895/1896-1963/1964 and 2000/2001-2013/1024 are located in room 204 of the University Archives and Records Program. Between 1992/1993-2000/2001 the K book wasn't published and resumed publication in 2001/2002. College students--Kentucky. Handbooks Students--Kentucky--Lexington. 1 1 1895-1896 1 2 1901-1902 1 3 1 1913-1914 1 3 2 1914-1915 1 4 1915-1916 1 5 1918 1 6 1921-1922 1 7 1923-1924 1 8 1 1924-1925 1 8 2 1945-1926 1 9 1 1926-1927 1 9 2 1927-1928 1 10 1 1928-1929 1 10 2 1929-1930 1 11 1 1930-1931 1 11 2 1931-1932 1 12 1932-1933 1 13 1 1933-1934 1 13 2 1934-1935 1 14 1935-1936 1 15 1936-1937 1 16 1937-1938 2 1 1938-1939 2 2 1939-1940 2 3 1940-1941 2 4 1941-1942 2 5 1942-1943 2 6 1943-1944 2 7 1944-1945 2 8 1945-1946 2 9 1946-1947 2 10 1947-1948 Scope and Contents note Women's Edition 2 11 1948-1949 Scope and Contents note Two volumes: Men's Edition and Women's Edition 2 12 1 1949-1950 2 12 2 1950-1951 2 13 1 1951-1952 2 13 2 1952-1953 2 14 1953-1954 2 15 1 1954-1955 2 15 2 1955-1956 2 16 1 1956-1957 2 16 2 1957-1958 2 17 1958-1959 2 18 1959-1960 2 19 1960-1961 2 20 1 1961-1962 2 20 2 1962-1963 2 21 1963-1964 2 22 2011-2012 University of Kentucky K Books