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Prepared by James W. Geary, November 28, 1975; Revised by Joy Winstead, 2003; Updated 2004; 2018; Updated: April 2021; Additions and Updates: April 2022
Inclusive Dates: 1848-1970
Extent: .49 cubic feet (1 document case, 1 slim document case)
Physical Location: 11th floor
Scope and Content: Although much of the material in this collection consists of books and photographs of the Kent area during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, several other items concern the Apple Family, particularly James C. Apple and his service in World War I. Genealogies of the Apple and McCane family are included in this collection. Further information concerning the Apple family can be found in the Woodard Family Papers.
Acquisitions Information: Special Collections and Archives received this collection on September 5 and October 27, 1975, through the generosity of an anonymous donor. The donor has given literary rights as well as property rights to Kent State University.
Accruals: In November 2004 a small addition to the collection was made by Mrs. Mary Jane Simcox of Excelsior, Minnesota. This material, found in box 2, is comprised of items relating to Professor Marie Hyde Apple.
Processing Information: Originally processed under the archives identification D. 7. 8. and D. 7. 8. 3.
Separated Materials: Please note that books received with this collection have been separated from the collection and are on KentLINK.
Box 1: Apple Family papers
Box 2: Marie Hyde Apple papers