Special Collections and Archives

John C. Weiser papers, 1970

May 4 Collection -- Box 94

Finding aid

Prepared by Nancy Birk, November 1994; Updated October 2006
1 document case, .33 cubic feet, 12th floor


Scope and Content

Dr. John C. Weiser, former Coordinator, Division of Telecommunications, Kent State University, donated this collection of materials to the Department of Special Collections and Archives on April 12, 1979.

The material focuses on the role and activities of the University radio station during May of 1970. At the time, Dr. Weiser was Faculty Supervisor and General Manager of Radio Operations.


Box 94

Folder -- Contents

  1. Associated Press Releases: 1 May 1970
  2. Associated Press Releases: 2 May 1970
  3. Associated Press Releases: 3 May 1970
  4. Associated Press Releases: 4 May 1970
  5. Associated Press Releases: 5 May 1970
  6. Associated Press Releases: 6 May 1970
  7. Associated Press Releases: 7 May 1970
  8. Associated Press Releases: 8 May 1970
  9. WKSU News Reports and Announcements: 2 May 1970
  10. WKSU News Reports and Announcements: 3 May 1970
  11. WKSU News Reports and Announcements: 4 May 1970
  12. WKSU News Reports and Announcements: 5 May 1970
  13. WKSU News Reports and Announcements: 6 May 1970
  14. WKSU News Reports and Announcements: 7 May 1970
  15. WKSU News Reports and Announcements: 8 May 1970
  16. Background and Notes for WKSU News Reports: Info on James Ahern
  17. Background and Notes for WKSU News Reports: Info on Julian Bond
  18. Background and Notes for WKSU News Reports: Info on Dick Gregory
  19. Background and Notes for WKSU News Reports: Miscellaneous: May - Dec., 1970
  20. WKSU Radio: General Policies
  21. WKSU Radio: Emergency Operations, Procedures: 1971
  22. WKSU Radio: Emergency Operations, Proposals and Recommendations for Emergency Communications
  23. WKSU Radio: Emergency Operations, Correspondence: 1970-71
  24. WKSU Radio: Miscellaneous notes, press passes
  25. Articles
  26. Reports: "Kent State...This is Where It Happens" -- Greg Benedetti: 1971
  27. Reports: "The Gatekeepers in Practive at WKSU-FM" -- Richard D. Bernard: 1970
  28. Reports: "Events Leading Up to Shootings At KSU" -- William H. Eames: [n.d.]
  29. Reports: "Address by John N. Mitchell": 26 Sept. 1970
  30. Reports: "Report on S.D.S. Problem--WKSU": [n.d.]
  31. Miscellaneous: Student Papers, Speech 674 "Contemporary Problems": 1970
  32. Miscellaneous: Correspondence
  33. Miscellaneous: List of People Who Responded with Offers of Housing and Transportation: 1970