The Richmond Register

October 2, 2012

Events Oct. 5, 16 to mark American Archives Month


Special to the Register

RICHMOND — Eastern Kentucky University will celebrate American Archives Month with presentations by scholars who have collaborated with Special Collections and Archives for research and a talk by the authors and editor of a book about local history.

Dr. Fred Engle Jr. and Dr. Robert Grise, authors of “Madison’s Heritage Rediscovered,” and editor Kathryn Engle, will discuss their book on historic Madison County, “Madison's Heritage Rediscovered,” at 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5. The event is sponsored by EKU Libraries and the Center for Appalachian Studies

On Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 4:30 p.m., EKU Libraries team member Daniel Weddington will present exclusive Civil War newspapers, Eastern alumnus Neil Kasiak will share his work with the French Tipton papers, and EKU faculty member Michele Gore will discuss her exploration of the Anna Kadlec papers in the field of social work.

Both events, free and open to the public, will be held in the Library Discovery Classroom (204D) of the John Grant Crabbe Main Library. Each will be followed by a reception. To RSVP to either event or request a campus parking pass, contact Krista Rhodus at 622-1072.