Special Collections and Archives

KSU Geauga Campus records

Finding Aid for the Kent State University Geauga Campus records

Author: Barbara Bass, February 2006

Revisions: April 2011 Revised by Amanda Faehnel; Updated October 2013

Descriptive Rules: DACS


Origination: Kent State University. Geauga Campus


Inclusive Dates: 1965-2012


Extent: 1.66 cubic feet (4 boxes = 3 half size record storage boxes, 1 half size newspaper box)

Physical Location: 11th Floor.


Abstract: The collection contains records pertaining to the Kent State University Geauga Campus including subject files, publications, and reports.


History of Kent State University Geauga Campus: Located in Burton, Ohio in the center of Geauga County, Kent State University Geauga Campus (also known as Kent State University at Geauga) began as an academic center in 1965. In 1976, it became a regional campus and continues to offer a variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees.


Scope and Content: This collection is made up of materials formerly housed in a vertical file in the Department of Special Collections and Archives. The records are composed mostly of subject files, publications and reports. Many of these materials were created by the Publications Office on the Kent State University main campus.


Statement of Arrangement: These records are divided into the following series:

  • Series 1: Subject Files
  • Series 2: Publications
  • Series 3: Reports
  • Series 4: Oversized Materials

Preferred Citation: Kent State University Geauga Campus records. Department of Special Collections and Archives. Kent State University Libraries and Media Services.

Related Material: The Kent State University Regional Campuses Office records contain materials created by the Regional Campuses office, a central office connecting Kent State's seven regional campuses. The collection includes administrative files, reports, and subject files pertaining to Geauga campus, but also encompasses all seven of Kent State University's regional campuses. View the Kent State University Regional Campuses Office records finding aid.


Accruals: Additional materials will be added to the collection on a continual basis.


Box 1

Folder -- Contents

Series 1: Subject Files

  1. Academic Center, 1966-1970
  2. Academic Excellence program grant, 1986
  3. Admissions, 1995-2000
  4. Admissions, 2001-2013
  5. Advisory Council, 1969
  6. American Photographic Archives, 1991
  7. Branch status, 1964-1973
  8. Brochures, 1987-2005
  9. Brochures, 2006-2012
  10. Building Accessibility, 1975
  11. Building Plans, 1972
  12. Building Plans and Blueprints, 1975-1976
  13. Building Plans and Site Donations, 1974
  14. Building Specifications, 1973
  15. Catalog, 1976-1977
  16. Commons dedication, the William and Margaret Clark, 2011
  17. Contract, Burton Village and Geauga County, 1974
  18. Contract, Sewer Agreement, 1975
  19. Deans/Directors List, 1964-2013
  20. Dedication, 1976
  21. Degree programs, 1974
  22. Envelopes, 2005
  23. Estimate, Preliminary, 1971
  24. Flyers, undated
  25. Geauga County Center Committee, 1967
  26. Geauga County College Committee, 1964
  27. Library, 1980-1983
  28. News clippings, 1972-1983
  29. Opposition to campus, 1974

Box 2

Folder -- Contents

  1. Proposal to establish permanent facility, 1974
  2. Pump House Specifications, 1975
  3. Regional Academic Center groundbreaking, 2010
  4. Schedule of classes, 1969-1989
  5. Schedule of classes, 1996-1998
  6. Schedule of classes, 2000-2004
  7. Student viewbook, 2000-2003
  8. Sugar House, 1974
  9. Support for reinstatement of funds, 1973

Box 3

Folder -- Contents

Series 2: Publications

  1. Forum, 1972
  2. Patriots and Pioneers of Geauga County, 1969

Series 3: Reports

  1. Educational Plan: Phase I, 1972
  2. Geauga Campus Feasibility Study, 1974
  3. Geauga County Academic Center Educational Service Area Defined, 1969
  4. Master Plan Final Report for Geauga Regional Campus, 2002
  5. N.E.F.C.O. National Flood Insurance Program, 1975
  6. Space Utilization of Proposed Facility, 1974
  7. Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements, 1971

Box 4

Folder -- Contents

Series 4: Oversized Materials

  1. Posters, undated
  2. Programs, Groundbreaking Ceremony, 2010
  3. Specifications for Geauga Branch, 1973