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Otis Prather University of Kentucky Varsity Handbook student diary, 1924

Part of Otis Prather University of Kentucky Varsity Handbook student diary

2012ua007 Otis Prather University of Kentucky student diary, 1924-1925 2012ua007 Finding aid prepared by Ruth E. Bryan University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2012 April 17 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-05-31T10:32-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Otis Prather University of Kentucky Varsity Handbook student diary 2012ua007 University of Kentucky Special Collections 0.01 Cubic feet 1 item 1924-1925 Prather, Otis Biographical Note Otis Prather was a freshman at the University of Kentucky during the 1924-1925 academic year. Conditions Governing Use note Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. Scope and Contents note Otis Prather's University of Kentucky Varsity Handbook (K-Book), 1924-1925, includes handwritten daily entries detailing Prather's activities, classes, movies he saw, the weather, and places he visited as a freshman student at the University of Kentucky. Prather's K-Book also includes a hand-written class schedule and pasted-in photographs and clippings. The K-Book was sponsored by the YMCA and YWCA and was distributed to new University of Kentucky students to help them become acquainted with school life and the campus. A small, pocket-sized bound book, it contained the academic calendar, university history information, freshman rules, school traditions, athletic schedules, school songs, and information about student clubs and government. In the 1924-1925 edition, the last 67 pages of the K-Book included one blank line per day for students to use as a diary, specifically as a prompt to "write mother about it." Preferred Citation note 2012ua007, Otis Prather University of Kentucky Varsity Handbook student diary, 1924-1925, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Immediate Source of Acquisition note Gift, 2012. Conditions Governing Access note this collection is only available electronically. Related Archival Materials note 2009ua001, K Books, 1901-1966, University of Kentucky Special Collections. University of Kentucky--Guidebooks. College students--Kentucky--Lexington College students--Social life and customs Otis Prather University of Kentucky Varsity Handbook student diary 1 1924-1925 Otis Prather University of Kentucky Varsity Handbook student diary