Special Collections and Archives
Digital Chestnut Burr
Digital version of the Kent State student yearbook, the Chestnut Burr, published from 1914-1985.
Digital Daily Kent Stater (fall 1959-fall 1969)
Digital version of the Kent Stater / Daily Kent Stater campus newspaper, dating from fall 1959 through fall 1969 issues. Additional issues will be added to this digital archive in the future.
Kent State University Photographs (Centennial Collection)
Over 1,200 photographs documenting the 100+ year history of Kent State. Browse by subject area, title, or decade.
Kent State University Building Photographs
A finding aid for our collection of Kent State building photographs, which includes links to selected building photos. There are also many building photographs in the Centennial Collection (see above entry; browse by subject and select "Buildings & Grounds.").
Kent State University Campus Maps
Provides maps documenting the growth and delevopment of Kent State University since its founding in 1910. A joint project of Special Collections and the KSU Map Library.
Kent State Shootings Oral Histories (May 4)
Kent State Shootings Oral History Project collects and provides access to personal accounts of the May 4, 1970, shootings and their aftermath. This site provides access to both the audio and textual transcript of over 100 oral histories.
May 4 Digital Archive (Kent State Shootings)
There are hundreds of photographs within the May 4 Collection that are available digitally.
This guide also provides helpful information on accessing photographs in the May 4 Collection.