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Breckinridge Training School & University Breckinridge School Yearbooks (Digitized Collections)

This collection contains the Breckinridge Training School (1954-1966) and University Breckinridge School (1969-1981) yearbooks from 1954 to 1981. The school served as an on-campus teacher training laboratory for Morehead State College and later Morehead State University until 1982.

The digitized images of the Eaglet were provided by the Rowan County Public Library, where the original published volumes can be viewed.

Jack D. Ellis Rowan County History Collection (Digitized Collections)

The Jack D. Ellis Rowan County History Collection contains the digitized research files of the former Dean of the Library of Morehead State University and county historian Jack D. Ellis. The collection contains subject related research notes, publication drafts, newspaper clippings, photographs, ephemera, and other related materials on the history of Rowan County and Morehead, Kentucky.

Dr. Ellis was the author of several publications on the history of Rowan County including, Morehead Memories: True Stories from Eastern Kentucky and Kentucky Memories: Reflections of Rowan County 1856-2006. He was also the author of a long running series of articles published in the Morehead News titled Morehead Memories: People and Places during the 1990s and 2000s.

The digitization of the Jack D. Ellis Rowan County History Collection was completed by the Rowan County Public Library in 2014.

Morehead Independent Archive (Newspaper Archive)

The Morehead Independent was a local newspaper published in Morehead, Kentucky from 1934 to 1945. William Edward Crutcher was the editor and manager of the publication. This collection includes newspapers published from March 7, 1935 to January 4, 1945.