Category Archives: events

Democracy Square LIVE! in the Archives

Join Special Collections and University Archives on Thursday, March 31 from 12:30-1:30pm in Steely Library Room 102 for Democracy Square LIVE!, co-hosted with The Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement to discuss the exhibit “When Covington, Kentucky Executed an Innocent Man: the Legal Lynching of John Montjoy.” Continue reading

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Northern Kentucky University: A Panoramic History

Along with the NKU community, University Archives is celebrating the launch of Northern Kentucky University: A Panoramic History, a new book featuring panoramic photographs by professional photographer Tom Schiff along with historical photos of the University. Tonight’s event will take … Continue reading

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Kentucky Oral History Day Success

We’ve been on a long blog break, but we’re excited to get started sharing our Special Collections and University Archives news again. On October 21, Special Collections participated in the first Kentucky Oral History Day. Sponsored by the Kentucky Oral … Continue reading

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University Archivist Receives State Historical Publication Award for Book

University Archivist Lois Hamill has been selected as the recipient of a 2013 Kentucky History Award for her book Archives for the Lay Person: a Guide to Managing Cultural Collections. The Kentucky History Awards, given by the Kentucky Historical Society, … Continue reading

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NEH Grant Provides Free “Security in the Archives” Workshop to Tri-State

Steely Library’s Eva G. Farris Special Collections and Schlachter University Archives was recently awarded its second National Endowment for the Humanities Preservation Assistance Grant. This grant will bring an archival security specialist, Ms. Mimi Bowling, to NKU to conduct a … Continue reading

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Archives hosts primary source workshop for teachers

What is a primary source? What questions can be used to analyze primary sources? How can students learn about the historical record from primary sources? These are just a few of the questions we explored in a recent Using Primary … Continue reading

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