Kent State Shootings Historic Site and Grant Proposal records

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Kent State Shootings Historic Site and Grant Proposal records

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Repository: Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.
Title: Kent State Shootings Historic Site and Grant Proposal records
Inclusive Date(s): 1978-2015
Bulk Date(s): 1978-1991
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rennie Greenfield, November 2015
Creation: Finding aid encoded by Rennie Greenfield using the OhioLINK EAD Application in 2015
Origination: Kent State University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and Archives
Extent: 1 cubic feet (1 record storage box)
Physical Location: 11th floor (May 4 Collection, Box 217)
Finding Aid Identifier: OhKeUSC0170
Abstract: These papers are comprised of proposals submitted for grants and historical sites related to the Kent State shootings. They contain both the proposals and responses regarding successful and unsuccessful applications.
Revision(s):
September 2021 - Revised by Cara Gilgenbach
Language(s): The records are in English

History of the Kent State Shootings Historic Site and Grant Proposal records

This collection was compiled by the Department of Special Collections and Archives at Kent State University. It is an ongoing effort to archive application proposals dealing with the Kent State shootings.

Scope and Content

This collection contains proposals for historic site designations as well as grant applications to various government agencies. It includes the proposals with full budgets and some of the correspondence between investigators, Kent State, and national organizations. Some of the proposals also contain background research and the responses received.

Statement of Arrangement

This collection has been arranged into the following series:
Series 1: Historic Site Proposals
Series 2: Grant Proposals


Related Material

Additional grant proposals and materials related to historic site designations may be found in other sub-collections within the May 4 Collections. See May 4 Collection Subject Index for links to other collections with related material.

Processing Information

Processing Note: Please note that as of fall 2018, this collection is being reviewed by our staff for a clean-up project. Advanced notice is required to access this collection. Please contact Special Collections and Archives for more information.

Preferred Citation

Kent State Shootings Historic Site and Grant Proposal records. May 4 Collection. Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.

Accruals

Additional materials are added to the collection as they become available

Subject Headings
The following subjects are found in this collection:

Subjects:
Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970
Kent State University--History
Kent (Ohio)--History
National Register of Historic Places
Organizations/Corporations:
NHPRC Institute (U.S.)
National Park Service (U.S.)
United States. Department of the Interior
United States. Department of Education
Material Types:
Grant proposals



Detailed Description of the Collection

Historic Site Proposals, 1977-2010
Box 217 / Folder 1
National Register of Historic Places: Ohio Historic Site Application, 1978
Box 217 / Folder 2
National Register of Historic Places: Vision and Planning, 2006-2009
Box 217 / Folder 3
National Register of Historic Places: Research - Articles (folder 1 of 3), May, 1996-June, 2008
Box 217 / Folder 4
National Register of Historic Places: Research - Articles (folder 2 of 3), September, 2008-February, 2010
Box 217 / Folder 5
National Register of Historic Places: Research - Articles (folder 3 of 3), undated
Box 217 / Folder 6
National Register of Historic Places: Research - Clippings, July, 1977-February, 2010
Box 217 / Folder 7
National Register of Historic Places: Research - Notes, 1977-2007
Box 217 / Folder 8
National Register of Historic Places: Research - Correspondence, 1977-2007
Box 217 / Folder 9
National Register of Historic Places: Research - Correspondence, 2008-2010
Box 217 / Folder 10
National Register of Historic Places: Proposal Edits and Corrections, 2008-2009
Box 217 / Folder 11
National Register of Historic Places: Proposal Corrections, February, 2009
Box 217 / Folder 12
National Register of Historic Places: Proposal Draft, April, 2009
Box 217 / Folder 13
National Register of Historic Places: Proposal Corrections, April, 2009
Box 217 / Folder 14
National Register of Historic Places: Proposal Draft, May, 2009
Box 217 / Folder 15
National Register of Historic Places: Proposal Draft, August, 2009
Box 217 / Folder 16
National Register of Historic Places: Proposal - Final Copy, 2010
Box 217 / Folder 17
National Register of Historic Places: Photographs - Copies and CD, undated
Box 217 / Folder 18
National Register of Historic Places: Sample Nomination Form - Little Rock High School, 1984
Box 217 / Folder 19
National Register of Historic Places: Boundary Justification Maps, undated
Box 217 / Folder 20
National Register of Historic Places: "Preserving the May 4th Site: A Position Paper", 1995
Box 217 / Folder 21
National Register of Historic Places: Notes from Meetings Regarding the Site, 2009
Box 217 / Folder 22
National Register of Historic Places: Testimonials and Letters of Support, 2009
Box 217 / Folder 23
Ohio Historical Society: Historical Markers Application, 2005-2006

Grant Proposals, 1978-2015
Box 217 / Folder 24
NHPRC Grant - Acquisition and Preservation of Historical Relating to May 4, 1970, 1979
Box 217 / Folder 25
U.S. Department of Education - The May 4 Collection: Processing, Preserving, and Editingin the OCLC Database, 1978-1979
Box 217 / Folder 26
Title II-C Grant - Strengthening Research Library Resources: The May 4 Collection: Documenting Campus Unrest in 1970, 1987-1989
Box 217 / Folder 27
Title II-C Grant - May 4th Collections: Campus Unrest in 1970, 1989-1991
Box 217 / Folder 28
NHPRC Grant - Kent State Shootings: Actions and Reactions, 2015