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The [http://history.ky.gov/ Kentucky Historical Society's] state-of-the-art library featuring over 90,000 published works, 16,000 reels of microfilm and over 30,000 vertical files focused primarily on Kentucky history and genealogy will provide you with…
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The [http://history.ky.gov/index.php Kentucky Historical Society] was formed in 1836 by a group of prominent Kentuckians intent on preserving the history of the commonwealth. It was chartered as the state society in 1838 and began to collect books and printed materials. The Society became an agency of Kentucky state government in the early 1950s.
 
 
Connections to the past<br>Perspective on the present<br>Inspiration for the future<br>
 
  
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The Society, an agency of the [http://www.tourky.com/ Kentucky Tourism], Arts and Heritage Cabinet, has more than 3,900 members and more than 1,300 junior members to whom it provides support and educational services. Outreach programs collaborate with more than 430 local historical organizations. The Society, administered by an Executive Committee, is also supported by the KHS Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization.<br>
 
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'''Martin F. Schmidt Research Library'''<br>''(Located on the second floor of the<br>Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History)''<br>Tuesday Saturday, 10 a.m. 4 p.m.<br>Free and open to the public<br><br><br>
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Located on the second floor of the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, the Martin F. Schmidt Research Library is a beautiful facility featuring more than 16,000 rolls of microfilm, 90,000 books and periodicals, and 30,000 vertical files focused primarily on [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky Kentucky ]history and genealogy.&nbsp; The library is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public.<br><br>

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The Kentucky Historical Society was formed in 1836 by a group of prominent Kentuckians intent on preserving the history of the commonwealth. It was chartered as the state society in 1838 and began to collect books and printed materials. The Society became an agency of Kentucky state government in the early 1950s.

The Society, an agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, has more than 3,900 members and more than 1,300 junior members to whom it provides support and educational services. Outreach programs collaborate with more than 430 local historical organizations. The Society, administered by an Executive Committee, is also supported by the KHS Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization.

Martin F. Schmidt Research Library

Located on the second floor of the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, the Martin F. Schmidt Research Library is a beautiful facility featuring more than 16,000 rolls of microfilm, 90,000 books and periodicals, and 30,000 vertical files focused primarily on Kentucky history and genealogy.  The library is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public.