Celebrate Kentucky Archives Month

    Archives Month is an annual celebration of the importance of archives and historical records and of the work of institutions which preserve these unique resources. These facilities and their collections are quite varied, but together, they hold a rich documentary legacy which shapes our understanding of the state’s past and our assessment of its future.

    View the Kentucky Archives Month website

  • Electronic Records Day 2012

    Please join the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) in celebrating the 3rd annual Electronic Records Day on October 10, 2014.

    2014 Public Archives Symposium

    The 26th annual Public Archives Symposium is scheduled for October 23, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at KDLA. The Symposium, sponsored by the Friends of Kentucky Public Archives, Inc., in cooperation with KDLA increases the public's awareness of the wide range of historical records available for research in Kentucky repositories.

    Featured speaker for the Symposium will be Jim Prichard, former supervisor of the Archives Research Room for over 20 years until his retirement in 2008. Jim has authored a new book, Embattled Capital: Frankfort Kentucky in the Civil War.

    2014 Public Archives Symposium Information

  • New State Records Center is Now Open

    All records requests and deliveries will now take place at our new facility located at 1425 Leestown Road, Frankfort.  For additional information, please visit the State Records Center webpage.

    The KDLA main building address has not changed. 


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