Special Collections and Archives

KSU Sports Artifacts (memorabilia) collection

Kent State University, Sports Artifacts

Finding Aid

Prepared by Cara Gilgenbach, January 30, 2002; Updated December 2012.
1 record storage box; 1 document case; 3 flat oversize boxes, 4 cubic feet, 11th floor


Scope and Content

This collection contains miscellaneous Kent State University athletics memorabilia and artifacts from various time periods. Most items are undated.


Box 1: Miscellaneous Artifacts
Contents

  1. Football helmet (leather)
  2. Football: "1923; K.S.N.C. 6; West Liberty 7; First T.D. Scored with this Ball"
  3. Footbal uniform leggings
  4. Football uniform [sock?]
  5. T-Shirt: "Kent State; MACS Champs; Tangerine Bowl"
  6. KSU Baseball coin purse (plastic)
  7. Kent State Golf Course pencil
  8. Medal: "Kent State Normal College, Men's Singles [tennis], Summer School, 1922, 2nd Prize, Fred G. Weinman"
  9. Coins: "Kent vs. Texas El Paso, Homecoming, Oct. 12, 1985"
  10. "Flippy" Frisbee: "Fly With the Flashes! Schlitz WKNT 100 Fm"
  11. Mini-Footballs:
    • "Kent State University Golden Flashes 1972 Mid-American Champs Tangerine Bowl"
    • "Souvenir of Trevor Rees Testimonial Dinner, July 8, 1972"
  12. Baseballs (two) [one is signed by Rick Moyer, March 26, 1983]
  13. Baseball: Signed by baseball team "1992 Kent MAC Champs"
  14. Pins: Football Field Pass, 1964 [two]
  15. Pins: Football Field Pass, 1965
  16. Tie clip: NCAA Championships, Wrestling, 1967
  17. Pendant: Second-year varsity, [no date]
  18. Letter opener: "Matt Resick Testimonial, June 14th, 1976"
  19. Playing cards: "Joe Begala: Builder of Champions, 1929-1971"
  20. Patch: "KSU Golden Flashes," undated [2 patches]
  21. Patch: "KSU Baseball," undated
Box 2: Jack Lambert memorabilia
Contents
  1. Bronzed shoe
  2. Pro Football Hall of Fame Pin
  3. Trading Card
  4. Commemorative Pepsi can, 1990
Box 3: Flat Oversize 1
Contents
  1. Poster: "1994 Kent Baseball; The Nation's Number One Pitching Staff; Travis Miller; Dustin Hermanson; Brian Tutkovics; Mike Nartker" [autographed by all]
  2. Flash mascot blanket
  3. Baseball uniform (wool), [1940's?]
  4. Football shoulder pads (cotton), [1920's?]
Box 4: Flat Oversize 2: Baseball and track uniforms worn by KSU student (?), William Scott, in the mid-1930s.
Contents
  1. Short-sleeved gray jersey with "Kent" in blue felt letters
  2. Short-sleeved heather-colored jersey with "Kent" in blue and gold felt letters and matching pants
  3. Short-sleeved heather and green-striped jersey with "Whistle" in green felt letters
  4. Two pairs of gray shorts
  5. Pair of heather and blue-striped short pants
  6. Two pairs blue wool stirrup socks
Box 5
Contents
  1. Basketball: Signed by Kent State University women's basketball team members: 1990s or early 2000s

Box 6: Flat Oversize 3
Contents

  1. Wrestling singlet, size large, undated