Special Collections and Archives

Kent State Shootings: Actions & Reactions

Special Collections and Archives

Kent State Shootings: Actions & Reactions

Kent State Shootings: Actions & Reactions

A project to digitize content from the May 4 Collection, sponsored by a grant from the National Archives' National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Project Summary

Description: Kent State University Libraries’ department of Special Collections and Archives will digitize approximately 35 cubic feet of materials related to the actions and reactions surrounding the Kent State shootings of May 4, 1970. The digitization of these documents will allow users to explore these events and their context through free, online access. Digitized materials will be made available as they are completed. Please check this site for updates. Materials digitized for this project and prior to this grant, are available in the Kent State Shootings Digital Archive.

Project dates: September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2018

Sponsors: National Historical Publications and Records CommissionKent State University Libraries


Announcements

Official Project Team

 

1 week ago
The Annual May 4 Commemoration records are now online! View the materials, which document the annual programs held at Kent State University to commemorate the Kent State shootings: https://t.co/MxGvrSO5XB https://t.co/RK5Abloyec
4 weeks ago
The B. Earle Roberts papers are now available online: https://t.co/Jd0pmjTHsr Roberts was a faculty member who served on many committees and commissions related to security and policing following the Kent State shootings. https://t.co/9uZVW492H8
1 month ago
Sorvig Papers Online Kim Sorvig’s papers related to his participation in the Kent State Shootings Memorial Design Competition are now online. https://t.co/JTMqYc1Nnb https://t.co/QZ87eNQeQq
2 months ago
View the Confrontation at Kent Fund records online: https://t.co/24P1KmYe0U. The fund was created by makers of the documentary, “Confrontation at Kent State,” (director: Richard Myers) in summer 1970, to aid students injured in shootings at and Jackson State. https://t.co/29UeEyQJXE