Book Publications in Kentucky History

Over the years, the books published by the Kentucky Historical Society have made a significant contribution to Kentucky historiography.

Copublished by the University Press of Kentucky and the Kentucky Historical Society

*Ramage, James A. and Andrea S. Watkins. Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War (2011)

Published by the Kentucky Historical Society

Appleton, Thomas H. Jr. et al. Directory of Kentucky Historical Organizations. 1992.

*Appleton, Thomas H. Jr., ed. Kentucky: Land of Tomorrow. 1998.

Brookes-Smith, Joan E., comp. Master Index, Virginia Surveys and Grants, 1774-1791. 1976.

*Buster, William R. Time on Target: The World War II Memoir of William R. Buster. Edited by Jeffrey Suchanek and William J. Marshall. 1999.

*Butler, Mann, ed. The Valley of the Ohio. 1853, 1971.

Chinn, George M. Kentucky Settlement and Statehood, 1750-1800. 1975.

*Clark, Thomas D. Footloose in Jacksonian America: Robert Scott and His Agrarian World. 1989.

*Fletcher, Winona L., Sheila Mason Burton, James E. Wallace, Mary E. Winter, and Douglas A. Boyd. Community Memories: A Glimpse of African American Life in Frankfort, Kentucky. 2003.

Harding, Margery H., comp. George Rogers Clark and His Men: Military Records, 1778-1784. 1981.

Kleber, John E. Kentucky’s Abraham Lincoln. 1997.

*Klotter, James C. Kentucky: Portrait in Paradox, 1900-1950. 1996, 2006.

*Klotter, James C. and Peter J. Sehlinger, eds. Kentucky Profiles: Essays in Honor of Holman Hamilton. 1982.

*Lucas, Marion B. From Slavery to Segregation, 1760-1891, vol. 1 of A History of Blacks in Kentucky. 1992, 2003.

Sames, James, comp. Index of Kentucky & Virginia Maps, 1562 to 1900. 1976.

*Sehlinger, Peter J. General William Preston: Kentucky’s Last Cavalier. 2004.

*Tapp, Hambleton, and James C. Klotter. Kentucky: Decades of Discord, 1865-1900. 1977.

Tapp, Hambleton and James C. Klotter. The Union, the Civil War, and John W. Tuttle: A Kentucky Captain’s Account. 1980.

*Wells, Dianne, Thomas H. Appleton Jr., and Melba Porter Hay. Roadside History: A Guide to Kentucky Highway Markers. 2002.

Wilson, Samuel M., et al. Kentucky in Retrospect: Noteworthy Personages and Events in Kentucky History, 1792-1967. 1967.

*Wright, George C. In Pursuit of Equality, 1890-1980, vol. 2 of A History of Blacks in Kentucky. 1992.

*These books are still in print and may be ordered from the KHS Stewart Home School 1792 Store, 502-564-1792, ext. 4464.