Catalogs & Research Tools
KHS maintains online catalogs of artifacts, books, manuscripts, rare books and other types of collections. Our catalogs are always being updated with new materials.
KHS Catalogs, Publications and Databases
Books and archival collections
Digitized images and documents; finding aids for manuscript collections.
Objects in KHS collections.
Find the latest issues (above) on Project MUSE (subscribers only). Older issues are at JStor.
A centralized database for oral history collections publicly accessible through Kentucky libraries, museums and archives.
More Research Tools
Access these while at the Martin F. Schmidt Research Library.
Louisville Courier-Journal Online (1830-1922)
American Periodicals (1740-1940)
Fold3 Library Edition, U.S. military records
The Kentucky Encyclopedia and Virtual Library provide access, respectively, to the full text of the Encyclopedia and to several databases for researchers and other learners. If you can’t get to Frankfort to use the KHS subscription, contact your local public or school librarian for help accessing these services.
If you can’t get to Frankfort to use the KHS subscription, contact your local public or school librarian for help accessing this service.
These sources are available without charge to anyone with an Internet connection.