Accessing the physical archives, until more of the materials are digitized, requires some steps.

They are outlined below, but fair warning, the link to parking is critical. Be prepared to have to pay money to get parked. So, before you take the journey to Lexington, Kentucky, be sure to review the instructions from the link below

I’m glad you’ll be coming to see the records of the Kentucky Hemp Growers Cooperative Association Museum and Library. They’re full of wonderful material. You can see and request specific boxes here:

Before your visit you’ll need to register with us here:

You can find parking information and directions here:

For information prior to your visit, contact Megan, see information below.

Megan Mummey
Assistant Director for Collections
Special Collections Research Center

University of Kentucky Libraries
Margaret I. King Library

Lexington, KY  40506-0039|859.257.6942

After signing up to the University of Kentucky library/archive system, you will receive the following message.

Special Collections Research Center (SCRC), University of Kentucky Libraries via 

Jul 19, 2019, 12:30 PM

Dear Andrew Skadberg,

Thank you for registering for an account with the Special Collections Research Center at the University of Kentucky.

Upon your first visit, UK users who registered with their LinkBlue IDs can show their Wildcat ID.  If you are a non-UK affiliated user, please be prepared to present a form of valid, government-issued identification with a birth date to verify the credentials you submitted as part of the online registration process (i.e. valid driver's license, military ID, passport, etc.). 

In the meantime, you may proceed placing advanced notice requests to view materials in the Breckinridge Research Room using our online finding aids. You may also place requests for digital reproduction orders.

To access your research account at Aeon, you may login with the username (ASkadberg) and password by visiting:

For additional instructions and information, please visit our FAQ page:

A summary of the information you provided during the registration process is included at the end of this message for your convenience and reference.
You can modify your personal information at any time by choosing "Change My Information" under "Manage Account Preferences" in the left side navigation menu.

Should you have any questions or comments about our requesting service, please feel free to contact us at or 859-257-8611.

We look forward to serving you.


Special Collections Research Center
University of Kentucky

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