Special Collections and Archives

Janet Hoover papers

Special Collections and Archives

Janet Hoover papers

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Janet Hoover papers, 1970-79

May 4 Collection -- Box 98

Finding Aid
Prepared by Paul Gregor, January 26, 1995; Updated October 2016
1 record storage box, 1 cubic foot, 12th floor

Biographical Note / Scope and Content: Janet Hoover, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, as well as Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Kent State, served as chairperson of the May 4th Observance Committee in 1979. Her papers include materials concerning the planning and staging of the commemoration, as well as background information on previous commemorations and administrative responses, including the University Commission to Implement a Commitment to Non-Violence (UCICNV) also known as the Kegley Commission. Hoover served on this committee as a faculty member in 1970.

Restrictions on Access: Some information included in this collection is restricted due to the presence of information protected by privacy laws. This information has been redacted where present on documents in the collection. Un-redacted originals, in all cases, have been retained by Special Collections and Archives.


May 4 Collection - Box 98
Folder -- Contents

  1. Photographs: Gym (Health Physical Education Recreation): Before and After construction of Annex
  2. UCICNV: Minutes: May 1970
  3. UCICNV: Minutes: June 1970
  4. UCICNV: Minutes: July 1970
  5. UCICNV: Minutes: August 1970
  6. UCICNV: Minutes: September 1970
  7. UCICNV: Correspondence from: Robert I. White, May-August, 1970
  8. UCICNV: Correspondence from: Campus Security Task Force, July 1970
  9. UCICNV: Correspondence from: Task Force on Peace Keeping Activities, May 1970
  10. UCICNV: Correspondence from: Task Force on Communication, September 1970
  11. UCICNV: Correspondence: Miscellaneous, June-August 1970
  12. UCICNV: Correspondence and reports: ROTC, 1970
  13. UCICNV: Reports and attachments: June-August 1970
  14. Faculty Senate Affairs: 1970
  15. May 4th Observance Committee: Agendas: 1979
  16. May 4th Observance Committee: Minutes: 1978-1979
  17. May 4th Observance Committee: Proposals: Program and Commemoration
  18. May 4th Observance Committee: Miscellaneous: Bruce Harkness: 1979
  19. Janet Hoover: Miscellaneous: 1970
  20. Janet Hoover: Correspondence from: 1979
  21. Janet Hoover: Correspondence to: 1979
  22. Janet Hoover: Pamphlets: 1978-1979
  23. Richard Bredemeier: Correspondence to: 1979
  24. Articles and clippings: about Kent State shootings