Library Archives & Special Collections

The Lindsey Wilson College Archives, located in the Katie Murrell Library on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College, contains:

  • Materials on the history of the college (i.e., yearbooks, pictures, newspaper articles).
  • Materials on the history of The United Methodist Church.
  • A collection of Bibles.
  • An oral history collection about Adair County and LWC.
  • Special Collections - This area holds an assortment of old and rare books, some of which date back to the 1860s.
  • The Thomas Clark Room, which was named after the late Kentucky historian, contains a non-circulating collection of books on Kentucky and the Appalachian region and by Kentucky authors.

  • **Please Note:
    1. You must make an appointment to view any material in-person, or
    2. You must make a request to obtain a copy of a material.
    3. The actual items CANNOT leave the library.

    If you have any questions regarding the materials available, please contact the library for more information at or 270-384-8102.