Special Collections and Archives

Paul Palsa papers

Special Collections and Archives

Paul Palsa papers

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Paul Palsa papers

MAY 4 COLLECTION -- Box 91

Finding Aid

Prepared by Nancy Birk, September 1994; Updated May 2017


Inclusive Dates: 1970-1980
Extent: .16 cubic foot (1 slim document case)
Physical Location: 12th floor


Historical Note/Scope and Content: Kent State University graduate Paul Palsa was one of the organizers and coordinator of Students Maintaining and Advocating Cooperation and Constructiveness at Kent (SMACCK), a student organization dedicated to "improve KSU by taking on various problems and challenges that may require attention". The organization focused on studying the events of the Kent State shootings. Also included are flyers from other organizations.

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 91
Folder -- Contents

  1. SMACCK flyers, 1977-1978
  2. SMACCK reports and statements, 1977-1978
  3. SMACCK news clippings, 1977-1980
  4. Flyers from other organizations, 1970; 1977-1978