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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Audio Recordings

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Earl Bell Interview - Part 2 (Union County), Union County, Kentucky; Earl Bell; and Robert M. Rennick

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Steven Ray and Harry Jackson Interview - Part 1 (Warren County), Warren County, Kentucky; Harry Jackson; Steven Ray; and Robert M. Rennick

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Steven Ray and Harry Jackson Interview - Part 2 (Warren County), Warren County, Kentucky; Harry Jackson; Steven Ray; and Robert M. Rennick

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Irene Sumpter Interview (Warren County), Warren County, Kentucky; Irene Sumpter; and Robert M. Rennick

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John L. Crawford Interview - Part 1 (Whitley County), Whitley County, Kentucky; John L. Crawford; and Robert M. Rennick

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John L. Crawford Interview - Part 2 (Whitley County), Whitley County, Kentucky; John L. Crawford; and Robert M. Rennick

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Eugene Siler Interview - Part 1 (Whitley County), Whitley County, Kentucky; Eugene Siler; and Robert M. Rennick

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Eugene Siler Interview - Part 2 (Whitley County), Whitley County, Kentucky; Eugene Siler; and Robert M. Rennick

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Hapel Booth Interview - Part 1 (Wolfe County), Wolfe County, Kentucky; Hapel Booth; and Robert M. Rennick

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Hapel Booth Interview - Part 2 (Wolfe County), Wolfe County, Kentucky; Hapel Booth; and Robert M. Rennick

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Hapel Booth Interview - Part 3 (Wolfe County), Wolfe County, Kentucky; Hapel Booth; and Robert M. Rennick

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Lucile Davis Interview - Part 1 (Woodford County), Woodford County, Kentucky; Lucile Davis; and Robert M. Rennick

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Lucile Davis Interview - Part 2 (Woodford County), Woodford County, Kentucky; Lucile Davis; and Robert M. Rennick

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Lucile Davis Interview - Part 3 (Woodford County), Woodford County, Kentucky; Lucile Davis; and Robert M. Rennick

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Lucile Davis Interview - Part 4 (Woodford County), Woodford County, Kentucky; Lucile Davis; and Robert M. Rennick

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Bill Fletcher Interview (Woodford County), Woodford County, Kentucky; Bill Fletcher; and Robert M. Rennick