University of Kentucky K Books
- University of Kentucky K Books
- 1.4 Cubic feet
- College students--Kentucky.
- The University of Kentucky K Books are arranged choronlogically.
- Preferred Citation
- 2009ua001 : [identification of item], The University of Kentucky K Books, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
- University of Kentucky
- 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
- The intellectual rights to this collection are held by the University of Kentucky.
- Use Restrictions
- The collection is open to researchers by appointment.