University of Kentucky Alumni Association. Alumni records

Abstract

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association. Alumni records (dated 1869-1950; 9.8 cubic feet; 28 boxes) comprise alumni rosters, questionnaires, recollections, and reunion class lists that provide information about early University of Kentucky men and women students.

Descriptive Summary

Title
University of Kentucky Alumni Association. Alumni records
Date
1869-1950 (inclusive)
Extent
9.8 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Class reunions -- Kentucky -- Lexington
Students -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Arrangement
Arranged by format into four series: Class Records and Rosters, Alumni Questionnaires, Alumni Reunion Lists, and Alumni Recollections
Finding Aid Author
Nikki Smith, Nancy DeMarcus, Jennifer Queen, Ruth E. Bryan; encoded by Eric Weig
Preferred Citation
0000ua260: [identification of item], Guide to the University of Kentucky Alumni Association. Alumni records, 1869-1950, University of Kentucky Archives Special Collections Research Center
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
The University of Kentucky Alumni Association. Alumni records (dated 1869-1950; 9.8 cubic feet; 28 boxes) comprise alumni class records, rosters, questionnaires, recollections, and reunion class lists that provide information about early University of Kentucky men and women students. Information includes the students' year of graduation, family members' names, address, military service, occupation, and honors and awards. An in-house, file card name index is available to determine if a student filled out a survey and to facilitate searching.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Class Records and Rosters, 1869-1931

Scope and Contents note

Contains lists of University of Kentucky alumni by class from 1869-1931. The survey includes fields for undergraduate degree, major, present occupation, geographic location, former occupation, advanced college degree, institution, date obtained, additional work, and post college career information. Post college career information includes position of distinction, publications, inventions, memberships, and honors conferred. Also includes a separate set of rosters in three bound volumes for the 1869-1913 graduating classes in three volumes. A name index is included in the initial volume. Information includes name of alumnus, original residence, and employment subsequent to graduation. Fragmentary clippings are occasionally included. These were most likely compiled around 1913.

1869-1905

  • Box 1, folder 1
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1906-1914

  • Box 1, folder 2
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1915-1920

  • Box 1, folder 3
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1921-1925

  • Box 1, folder 4
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1926-1928

  • Box 1, folder 5
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1929-1931

  • Box 1, folder 6
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Questionnaires, 1877-1942

Scope and Contents note

The Questionnaires series contains questionnaires received by graduates of the University of Kentucky from the years 1877-1942. Questionnaire questions include name, class, address, present occupation, school records including entrance and graduation, university honors and memberships, publications, inventions, contributions, children, relatives that have attended the university, and war records. There were no questionnaires received for 1878, 1883, 1885, 1886, 1887, and 1938-1941. Arranged by class year.

1877

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1879

  • Box 2, folder 2
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1880

  • Box 2, folder 3
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1881

  • Box 2, folder 4
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1882

  • Box 2, folder 5
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1884

  • Box 2, folder 6
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1888

  • Box 2, folder 7
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1889

  • Box 2, folder 8
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1890

  • Box 2, folder 9
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1891

  • Box 2, folder 10
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1892

  • Box 2, folder 11
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1893

  • Box 2, folder 12
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1894

  • Box 2, folder 13
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1895

  • Box 2, folder 14
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1896

  • Box 2, folder 15
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1897

  • Box 2, folder 16
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1898

  • Box 2, folder 17
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1899

  • Box 2, folder 18
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1900

  • Box 2, folder 19
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1901

  • Box 2, folder 20
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1902

  • Box 2, folder 21
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1903

  • Box 3, folder 1
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1904

  • Box 3, folder 2-3
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1905

  • Box 3, folder 4-5
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1906

  • Box 3, folder 6-7
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1907

  • Box 3, folder 8-9
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1908

  • Box 4, folder 1-2
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1909

  • Box 4, folder 3-4
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1910

  • Box 4, folder 5-6
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1911

  • Box 4, folder 7-8
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1912

  • Box 5, folder 1-2
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1913

  • Box 5, folder 3-4
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1914

  • Box 5, folder 5-6
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1915

  • Box 6, folder 1-3
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1916

  • Box 6, folder 4-7
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1917

  • Box 7, folder 1-3
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1918

  • Box 7, folder 4-5
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1919

  • Box 7, folder 6-7
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1920

  • Box 8, folder 1-4
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1921

  • Box 8, folder 5-8
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1922

  • Box 9, folder 1-6
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1923

  • Box 9, folder 7-8
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1923

  • Box 10, folder 1-4
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1924

  • Box 10, folder 5-7
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1924

  • Box 11, folder 1-4
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1925

  • Box 11, folder 5-7
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1925

  • Box 12, folder 1-5
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1926

  • Box 12, folder 6-7
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1926

  • Box 13, folder 1-8
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1927

  • Box 14, folder 1-7
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1927

  • Box 15, folder 1-3
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1928

  • Box 15, folder 4-7
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1928

  • Box 16, folder 1-6
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1929

  • Box 16, folder 7-8
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1929

  • Box 17, folder 1-7
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1929

  • Box 18, folder 1-4
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1930

  • Box 18, folder 5-8
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1930

  • Box 19, folder 1-8
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1931

  • Box 20, folder 1-8
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1931

  • Box 21, folder 1-4
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1932

  • Box 21, folder 5-9
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1932

  • Box 22, folder 1-3
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1933

  • Box 22, folder 4-8
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1933

  • Box 23, folder 1-2
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1934

  • Box 23, folder 3-8
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1934

  • Box 24, folder 1
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1935

  • Box 24, folder 2-8
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1936

  • Box 25, folder 1-7
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1937

  • Box 26, folder 1-7
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1942

  • Box 26, folder 8
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Alumni Reunion Lists, 1880-1950

Scope and Contents note

Primarily comprises class lists, departmental lists, and information including names and addresses, publications, and personal stories of graduates from the years 1880-1950. There are no reunion materials for the years 1881-1884, 1886-1889, 1891-1893, 1896, 1899, 1916, 1922, 1926-1927, and 1936-1949.

Class List (1880-1937)

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Department Reunion Lists, 1895-1950

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1880

  • Box 27, folder 3
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1885

  • Box 27, folder 4
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1890

  • Box 27, folder 5
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1894

  • Box 27, folder 6
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1895

  • Box 27, folder 7
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1897

  • Box 27, folder 8
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1898

  • Box 27, folder 9
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1900

  • Box 27, folder 10
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1901

  • Box 27, folder 11
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1902

  • Box 27, folder 12
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1903

  • Box 27, folder 13
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1904

  • Box 27, folder 14
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1905

  • Box 27, folder 15
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1906

  • Box 27, folder 16
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1907

  • Box 27, folder 17
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1908

  • Box 27, folder 18
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1909

  • Box 27, folder 19
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1910

  • Box 27, folder 20
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1911

  • Box 27, folder 21
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1912

  • Box 27, folder 22
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1913

  • Box 28, folder 1
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1914

  • Box 28, folder 2
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1915

  • Box 28, folder 3
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1917

  • Box 28, folder 4
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1919

  • Box 28, folder 5
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1920

  • Box 28, folder 6
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1921

  • Box 28, folder 7
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1923

  • Box 28, folder 8
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1924

  • Box 28, folder 9
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1925

  • Box 28, folder 10
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1928

  • Box 28, folder 11
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1929

  • Box 28, folder 12
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1930

  • Box 28, folder 13
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1931

  • Box 28, folder 14
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1932

  • Box 28, folder 15
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1933

  • Box 28, folder 16
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1934

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1935

  • Box 28, folder 18
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1950

  • Box 28, folder 19
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Alumni Recollections, 1894-1934

Scope and Contents note

Contains personal notes and letters from University of Kentucky graduates from the years 1894-1934. Not included are recollections from the graduates of 1895-1898, 1900-1903, 1905, 1907, 1911, 1913, 1916-1918, 1920-1922, 1925-1926, 1928, and 1931-1932.

1894

  • Box 28, folder 20
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1899

  • Box 28, folder 21
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1904

  • Box 28, folder 22
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1906

  • Box 28, folder 23
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1908

  • Box 28, folder 24
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1909

  • Box 28, folder 25
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1910

  • Box 28, folder 26
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1912

  • Box 28, folder 27
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1914

  • Box 28, folder 28
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1915

  • Box 28, folder 29
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1919

  • Box 28, folder 30
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1923

  • Box 28, folder 31
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1924

  • Box 28, folder 32
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1927

  • Box 28, folder 33
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1929

  • Box 28, folder 34
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1930

  • Box 28, folder 35
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1933

  • Box 28, folder 36
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1934

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