Special Collections and Archives

KSU Police May 4 Records

Special Collections and Archives

KSU Police May 4 Records

Important Notice: Due to a grant-sponsored project to digitize materials from the May 4 Collection, in-person use of the May 4 Collection is available by appointment only. Please help us serve you better by contacting us in advance to schedule an appointment for access to this collection.

Kent State University Police Department records, 1965-1975

May 4 Collection - Boxes 77-81

Finding Aid

Prepared by Nancy Birk, December 16, 1993; Updated October 2010
5 record storage boxes, 1 slim document case, 5.16 cubic feet, 12th floor

Scope and Content: This collection contains materials created and gathered by the Kent State University Police department in the years leading up to and including the Kent State shootings on May 4, 1970, as well as in the years following this event. 

Processing Information: As of December 2016, this collection is being re-processed. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives for information on how to access this material while it is being re-processed. An updated finding aid will be made available online after this work is completed.