Saving Stories for UK Founders Day Features Interview About Campus in 1902

The latest episode of Saving Stories on WUKY is in celebration of University of Kentucky’s Founders Day.  Alan Lytle and Doug Boyd feature a clip of a 1975 interview with former student T.R. Bryant who talks in great detail about UK’s campus in 1902.  Thomas R. “T.R.” Bryant first came to the University of Kentucky in 1902 after winning a scholarship through a competitive examination held by the county superintendent. Bryant graduated in four years and obtained his first staff job at the university in 1908 as an assistant in animal science. Throughout this interview, Bryant discusses life on campus both as a student and staff member.  Also being discussed in this episode of Saving Stories, we discuss the kickoff of UK’s sesquicentennial celebration:    Listen to the episode

Image: Exterior view of Neville Hall when it was a new dormitory. Purchased February 17, 1986. Photographer: Edgar C. Loevenhart. b / w, 5.5 inches by 6.5 inches.