The digital materials included in the Digital Repository represent a portion of the records in the larger Manuscript (MS) holdings. Additional research materials, both analog and digital, can be discovered through their finding aids. These additional materials can be accessed by visiting the Special Collections and University Archives, 106 Steely Library, Monday – Friday, 1-4 pm or by appointment. Additional finding aids that haven’t been migrated to the repository yet are on the department’s website at https://inside.nku.edu/steelyarchives/specialcollections/alphabeticallist.html.
(2021-04-14) Eva G. Farris Special Collections; Ryckbost, Anne; Hamill, Lois
This collection contains records of the L.B. Fouse Civic League, Harris’ raw research files on local African American history, his completed scholarship, two oral histories about his personal experience and records from his work for historical organizations.
(2020-06-19) Eva G. Farris Special Collections; Hamill, Lois
This collection discusses the life of a large, 19th century slave owning Covington, KY family involved in business, banking, agriculture and the Roebling Bridge construction. Discusses aspects of slavery, the Civil War, health including cholera outbreaks. Includes several early pencil drawings by Mary Bruce Sharon.
(2020-06-11) Hamill, Lois; Ryckbost, Anne; Eva G. Farris Special Collections
This collection contains biographical material, correspondence, photographs, ephemera, and objects relating to Fred A. Schild, of Covington, Ky, who was killed in 1944 while serving in the United States Army during World War II.