Kent, Ohio and Kent State University Postcards collection

Special Collections and Archives

Kent, Ohio and Kent State University Postcards collection

Special Collections and Archives

Kent, Ohio and Kent State University Postcards collection

Repository: Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.
Title: Kent, Ohio and Kent State University Postcards collection
Inclusive Date(s): 1922; undated
Author: Finding aid prepared by Katie Clements, April 2018
Creation: Finding aid encoded by Katie Clements using the OhioLINK EAD Application in 2018
Origination: Kent State University. Special Collections and Archives, collector
Extent: .16 cubic feet (1 slim document case)
Physical Location: 11th Floor
Finding Aid Identifier: OhKeUSC0196
Abstract: This collection is composed of postcards with illustrations depicting scenes from Kent, Ohio and Kent State University.
Language(s): The records are in English


Scope and Content

The postcards that comprise this collection were donated by a variety of donors. They contain illustrations of the city of Kent as well as various Kent State University campus scenes and buildings. Some postcards are blank while others contain inscriptions from the original senders. Although most of the postcards are undated, they date from the 20th century.

Statement of Arrangement

This collection is organized alphabetically by subjects depicted.

Preferred Citation

Kent, Ohio and Kent State University Postcards collection. Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.

Acquisition Information

The materials in this collection were donated by Kenneth Burhanna, Mrs. Jordan Hodgkins, Ruth King, Janet Bienty Kirkhart, Ruth Main, Paul Mandalin, Caroline Moulder, and Mrs. F. Roose.

Accruals

As additional postcards are acquired by Special Collections and Archives, they will be added to this collection.

Controlled-access Headings
The following are found in this collection:

Subjects:
Kent State University -- Pictorial works
Kent State University -- Buildings -- Pictorial works
Kent (Ohio) -- Pictorial works
Brady Lake (Ohio) -- Pictorial works
Kent State Normal College -- Pictorial works
Kent State Normal School -- Pictorial works
Functions:
Architecture and tourism
City promotion
Place marketing
Occupations:
Photographers
Public relations personnel
Material Types:
Postcards
Illustrated works
Ephemera



Detailed Description of the Collection
Box 1 / Folder 1
Postcard: Administration Building, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, undated
Box 1 / Folder 2
Postcard: Administration Building, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, undated
Box 1 / Folder 3
Postcard: Administration Building, State Normal School, Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: 2 copies; 1 inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 4
Postcard: Administration Building and Auditorium, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: 3 copies; 2 inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 5
Postcard: Aerial View of Business District, Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: 2 copies; 1 inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 6
Postcard: Airscape of Kent State Teachers College, Kent, Ohio, undated
Box 1 / Folder 7
Postcard: Along the Beach - Lake Brady Park, between Kent and Ravenna, Ohio, undated
Box 1 / Folder 8
Postcard: Along the Shore - Brady Lake, Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 9
Postcard: Bicentennial Aerial Photo of Kent State University, undated
Box 1 / Folder 10
Postcard: Bird's-eye View, Kent State Normal School, Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: 2 copies; inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 11
Postcard: Dormitory Building, State Normal, Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 12
Postcard: East Main Street, from Lincoln Ave., Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 13
Postcard: Eastway Center, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, undated
Box 1 / Folder 14
Postcard: Engleman Hall, Kent State University, undated
Physical Description: 4 copies; 1 inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 15
Postcard: Golden Flasher II, Kent State University's official mascot, undated
Box 1 / Folder 16
Postcard: Kent State Normal College, Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 17
Postcard: Kent State Normal College, Kent, Ohio, 1922
Physical Description: tri-fold; 3 copies; 2 inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 18
Postcard: Kent State Union, undated
Box 1 / Folder 19
Postcard: Leebrick, Wright, and Koonce Hall, Modern Dormitories at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, undated
Box 1 / Folder 20
Postcard: Looking North at Rockwell Library, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: 3 copies; 1 inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 21
Postcard: Lowry Hall, Kent State Normal College, Kent, Ohio, undated
Box 1 / Folder 22
Postcard: Lowry Hall, with Moulton Hall in Distance - Women's Dormitories, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, undated
Box 1 / Folder 23
Postcard: The Main Library, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, undated
Box 1 / Folder 24
Postcard: McGilvery Hall, the Science Building, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, undated
Box 1 / Folder 25
Postcard: Memorial Field, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, undated
Box 1 / Folder 26
Postcard: Merrell Hall-[Lowry] Hall-Moulton Hall, Kent State Normal College, Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 27
Postcard: Moulton Hall, Kent State Normal College, Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 28
Postcard: Moulton Hall, Kent State Teachers' College, Kent, Ohio, undated
Box 1 / Folder 29
Postcard: Moulton and [Lowry] Halls, Kent State Teachers' College, Kent, Ohio, undated
Box 1 / Folder 30
Postcard: Normal Hill, Kent, Ohio, undated
Box 1 / Folder 31
Postcard: Prentice Memorial Gateway at Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: 3 copies; 2 inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 32
Postcard: Rockwell Library, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, undated
Box 1 / Folder 33
Postcard: State Normal School Buildings, Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: 2 copies; 1 inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 34
Postcard: Twin Lakes, Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 35
Postcard: United States Post Office, Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: inscribed
Box 1 / Folder 36
Postcard: View from Moulton Hall, Kent State Teachers College, Kent, Ohio, undated
Physical Description: inscribed