Robert M. Rennick Oral History Collection
Robert M. Rennick Oral History Collection consists of interviews conducted by Robert Rennick with local historians and genealogists in the late1970s related to the origin of community names in Kentucky. The interviews were later referenced in books he authored, such as Kentucky Place Names and From Red Hot to Monkey's Eyebrow: Unusual Kentucky Place Names.

To view Rennick's topographical maps of Kentucky see the Robert M. Rennick Topographical Maps Collection website.

To view to Rennick's manuscripts and research notes see the Robert M. Rennick Manuscript Collection website.
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Nyla Morgan Interview - Part 2 (Butler County), Butler County, Kentucky; Nyla Morgan; and Robert M. Rennick

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Margaret Hartman Interview - Part 3 (Campbell County), Campbell County, Kentucky; Margaret Hartman; and Robert M. Rennick

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Margaret Hartman Interview - Part 4 (Campbell County), Campbell County, Kentucky; Margaret Hartman; and Robert M. Rennick

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Margaret Hartman Interview - Part 5 (Campbell County), Campbell County, Kentucky; Margaret Hartman; and Robert M. Rennick

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Margaret Hartman Interview - Part 6 (Campbell County), Campbell County, Kentucky; Margaret Hartman; and Robert M. Rennick

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Mary Masterson Interview - Part 1 (Carroll County), Carroll County, Kentucky; Mary Masterson; and Robert M. Rennick

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Mary Masterson Interview - Part 2 (Carroll County), Carroll County, Kentucky; Mary Masterson; and Robert M. Rennick

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Otis C. Thomas and Dorthy Thomas Interview - Part 1 (Casey County), Casey County, Kentucky; Otis C. Thomas; Dorthy Thomas; and Robert M. Rennick

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Otis C. Thomas and Dorthy Thomas Interview - Part 2 (Casey County), Casey County, Kentucky; Otis C. Thomas; Dorthy Thomas; and Robert M. Rennick

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Otis C. Thomas and Dorthy Thomas Interview - Part 3 (Casey County), Casey County, Kentucky; Otis C. Thomas; Dorthy Thomas; and Robert M. Rennick

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Otis C. Thomas and Dorthy Thomas Interview - Part 4 (Casey County), Casey County, Kentucky; Otis C. Thomas; Dorthy Thomas; and Robert M. Rennick

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Otis C. Thomas and Dorthy Thomas Interview - Part 5 (Casey County), Casey County, Kentucky; Otis C. Thomas; Dorthy Thomas; and Robert M. Rennick

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Braxton McDonald and Niles Minner Interview - Part 1 (Crittenden County), Crittenden County, Kentucky; Braxton McDonald; Niles Minner; and Robert M. Rennick

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Braxton McDonald and Niles Minner Interview - Part 2 (Crittenden County), Crittenden County, Kentucky; Braxton McDonald; Niles Minner; and Robert M. Rennick

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Braxton McDonald and Niles Minner Interview - Part 3 (Crittenden County), Crittenden County, Kentucky; Braxton McDonald; Niles Minner; and Robert M. Rennick

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Braxton McDonald and Niles Minner Interview - Part 3 (Crittenden County), Crittenden County, Kentucky; Braxton McDonald; Niles Minner; and Robert M. Rennick

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Randolph N. Smith Interview - Part 1 (Cumberland County), Cumberland County, Kentucky; Randolph N. Smith; and Robert M. Rennick

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Randolph N. Smith Interview - Part 2 (Cumberland County), Cumberland County, Kentucky; Randolph N. Smith; and Robert M. Rennick

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Randolph N. Smith Interview - Part 3 (Cumberland County), Cumberland County, Kentucky; Randolph N. Smith; and Robert M. Rennick

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Lucy White and Bert White Interview - Part 1 (Elliott Count), Elliot County, Kentucky; Bert White; Lucy White; and Robert M. Rennick

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Lucy White and Bert White Interview - Part 2 (Elliott County), Elliot County, Kentucky; Bert White; Lucy White; and Robert M. Rennick

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Lucy White and Bert White Interview - Part 4 (Elliott County), Elliot County, Kentucky; Bert White; Lucy White; and Robert M. Rennick

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Lucy White and Bert White Interview - Part 4 (Elliott County) and Roscoe Davis Interview - Part 1 (Perry County), Elliott County, Kentucky; Bert White; Robert M. Rennick; Lucy White; Roscoe Davis; and Perry County, Kentucky

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Lucy White and Bert White Interview - Part 3 (Elliott County), Elliott County, Kentucky; Bert White; Lucy White; and Robert M. Rennick

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Kathryn Canter Interview - Part 1 (Estill County), Estill County, Kentucky; Kathryn Canter; and Robert M. Rennick