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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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

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Kathryn Canter Interview - Part 2 (Estill County), Estill County, Kentucky; Kathryn Canter; and Robert M. Rennick

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Kathryn Canter Interview - Part 3 (Estill County), Estill County, Kentucky; Kathryn Canter; and Robert M. Rennick

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Kenneth Goin Interview - Part 1 (Franklin County), Franklin County, Kentucky; Kenneth Goin; and Robert M. Rennick

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Kenneth Goin Interview - Part 2 (Franklin County), Franklin County, Kentucky; Kenneth Goin; and Robert M. Rennick

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Kenneth Goin Interview - Part 3 (Franklin County) and Mary Frances Brown Interview - Part 1 (Spencer County), Franklin County, Kentucky; Spencer County, Kentucky; Kenneth Goin; Mary Frances Brown; and Robert M. Rennick

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Pat Ballard Interview - Part 1 (Garrard County), Garrard County, Kentucky; Pat Ballard; and Robert M. Rennick

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Pat Ballard Interview - Part 2 (Garrard County), Garrard County, Kentucky; Pat Ballard; and Robert M. Rennick

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Hallie Day Blackburn Interview - Part 1 (Grant County), Grant County, Kentucky; Hallie Day Blackburn; and Robert M. Rennick

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Hallie Day Blackburn Interview - Part 2 (Grant County), Grant County, Kentucky; Hallie Day Blackburn; and Robert M. Rennick

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Hallie Day Blackburn Interview - Part 3 (Grant County), Grant County, Kentucky; Hallie Day Blackburn; and Robert M. Rennick

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Sam Moore Interview - Part 3 (Green County) and Leon Kidd and Zach Coleman - Part 1 (Metcalfe County), Green County, Kentucky; Sam Moore; Metcalfe County, Kentucky; Leon Kidd; Zach Coleman; and Robert M. Rennick

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Sam Moore Interview - Part 1 (Green County), Green County, Kentucky; Sam Moore; and Robert M. Rennick

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Sam Moore Interview - Part 2 (Green County), Green County, Kentucky; Sam Moore; and Robert M. Rennick

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Thomas Winstead Interview - Part 1 (Hardin County), Hardin County, Kentucky; Thomas Winstead; and Robert M. Rennick

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Thomas Winstead interview - Part 2 (Hardin County), Hardin County, Kentucky; Thomas Winstead; and Robert M. Rennick

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Thomas Winstead interview - Part 3 (Hardin County), Hardin County, Kentucky; Thomas Winstead; and Robert M. Rennick

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Anne Matera Interview - Part 2 (Hart County) and Mildrin Eubank and Jewel Eubank Interview - Part 1 (Allen County), Hart County, Kentucky; Allen County, Kentucky; Anne Matera; Mildrin Eubank; Jewell Eubank; and Robert M. Rennick

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Maralea Arnett Interview - Part 1 (Henderson County), Henderson County, Kentucky; Maralea Arnett; and Robert M. Rennick

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Ashley Chilton Interview - Part 2 (Henry County), Henry County, Kentucky; Ashely Chilton; and Robert M. Rennick

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Ashley Chilton Interview - Part 1 (Henry County), Henry County, Kentucky; Ashley Chilton; and Robert M. Rennick

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Robert Suell Interview (Jessamine County), Jessamine County, Kentucky; Robert Suell; and Robert M. Rennick

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Goldie Swain Interview - Part 1 (Johnson & Martin Counties), Johnson County, Kentucky; Martin County, Kentucky; Goldie Swain; and Robert M. Rennick