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Welcome to the Clark County Public Library Local History & Genealogy Page. The listing of resources below is by no means exhaustive, but provides a general overview of what we have. Our local history room is open the same hours as the main library. We hope you are able to check out our resources in person very soon! Feel free to contact the Reference Department by phone, or by e-mailing any of the Librarians listed below:

Reference and Local History Department

Andy Gary, Senior Reference Librarian
andy.clarkbooks@gmail.com

Angela Turner, Reference Librarian
angela.clarkbooks@gmail.com

Jeff Gurnee, Reference Librarian
jeff.clarkbooks@gmail.com

Jennifer Mattern, Reference Librarian
jennifer.clarkbooks@gmail.com

 

We are in the process of adding various Local History and Genealogy resources online.  Some of these are:

Kentucky Yearbooks

Clark County Cemeteries

Clark County Newspaper Obituaries

 

Clark County Public Library’s Local History & Genealogy Collection in the Local History Room

  • Portraits
    • Photographs
    • Paintings and Prints
  • Maps & Charts
  • Microfilms
  • Books (more than 4,000)
    • Church Histories
    • Bound Family Histories
    • Kentucky History
    • County Histories
    • Some State Histories & Records, particularly Virginia & North Carolina
    • Record Books
    • Encyclopedias
    • Atlases
    • Periodicals
    • Directories
  • Files
    • Clark County Files
    • Kentucky Files
    • Family Files (More than 600)
    • Lamplighter’s Club Essays
  • Photographs
    • School Photos
    • Family Photos
    • Historical Community Photos
  • Historical Items
    • Yearbooks
    • Scrapbooks
    • Scorebooks
      • Clark County High Basketball Scorebooks
      • Winchester Hustlers Scorebook
    • Record Books

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