Special Collections and Archives

Digital Collections

Special Collections and Archives

Digital Collections

Collections

Kent State Shootings: Digital Archive

Audio recordings, photographs, artworks, and thousands of documents from the May 4 Collection, documenting the May 4, 1970 Kent State shootings.

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Kent State Shootings: Oral Histories

Audio recordings and textual transcripts to oral histories documenting the Kent State shootings and their aftermath.

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Kent State History: Digital Archive

Photographs, maps, and other materials documenting the history of Kent State University.

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Externally Hosted Collections

Daily Kent Stater

Digital version of the Kent Stater / Daily Kent Stater campus newspaper, dating from 1926 through December 2016 issues. Hosted by Veridian.

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Digital Chestnut Burr

Digital version of the Kent State Chestnut Burr yearbook, published from 1914-1985. Includes searching capability. Hosted on Internet Archive.

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Digital Exhibits & Featured Collections

Campus Strike Papers: The Aftermath of May 4 1970

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This exhibit highlights a selection of the responses that are found in the Campus Strike papers in Special Collections and...

The Truth Demands Justice: A Snapshot History of the May 4th Task Force

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Curated by Haley Antell The student-run May 4th Task Force (M4TF, sometimes called the “May 4 Task Force”) was founded in...

Spotlight on Special Collections & Archives at Kent State

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Selected books, manuscripts, and archival materials that illustrate major areas of strength in the collections Click on the subject areas (see...

Lafayette Tolliver Photographs

Lafayette Tolliver is a Kent State University alumnus who attended the university from 1967-71, graduating with a Bachelor of Science...

Kent State Shootings: Featured Audio Recordings

This exhibit features selected audio recordings from the May 4 Collection, which documents the 1970 Kent State shootings and their...