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Special Collections and Archives

Kent State University Ashtabula Campus records

Finding Aid for the Kent State University Ashtabula Campus records

Author: Barbara Bass, February 2006

Revisions: April 2011 Revised by Amanda Faehnel; Updated July 2012.

Descriptive Rules: DACS


Origination: Kent State University. Ashtabula Campus


Inclusive Dates: 1958-2012


Extent: 2.16 cubic feet (5 boxes = 4 half size record storage boxes, 1 half size newspaper box)

Physical Location: 11th Floor.


Abstract: The collection contains records pertaining to the Kent State University Ashtabula Campus including subject files, publications, and reports.


History of Kent State University Ashtabula Campus: Established in 1958 in a former junior high school, the Kent State University Ashtabula Campus (also known as Kent State University at Ashtabula) opened the doors to its current campus in 1967. The northernmost campus of Kent State University, Ashtabula offers baccalaureate and associate degrees and has held commencement for thousands of students since the 1970s.


Scope and Content: This collection is made up of materials formerly housed in a vertical file in the Department of Special Collections and Archives. The records are composed mostly of subject files, publications and reports. Many of these materials were created by the Publications Office on the Kent State University main campus.


Statement of Arrangement: These records are divided into the following series:

  • Series 1: Subject Files
  • Series 2: Publications
  • Series 3: Reports
  • Series 4: Oversized Materials

Preferred Citation: Kent State University Ashtabula Campus records. Department of Special Collections and Archives. Kent State University Libraries.

Related Material: The Kent State University Regional Campuses Office records contain materials created by the Regional Campuses office, a central office connecting Kent State's seven regional campuses. The collection includes administrative files, reports, and subject files pertaining to Ashtabula campus, but also encompasses all seven of Kent State University's regional campuses. View the Kent State University Regional Campuses Office records finding aid.


Accruals: Additional materials will be added to the collection on a continual basis.


Box 1

Folder -- Contents

Series 1: Subject Files

  1. Academic calendar, 1968
  2. Accreditation, 1972
  3. Admissions information, 2001-2011
  4. Applications, 1997-2012
  5. Area College Committee, correspondence, 1969
  6. Area College Committee, minutes, 1969
  7. Associate degree information, undated
  8. Branch development, 1969
  9. Brochures, 1980-2005
  10. Brochures, 2006-2012
  11. Building projects, 1970
  12. Bulletin (early catalogs), 1958-1962

Box 2

Folder -- Contents

  1. Catalog, 1970-1972
  2. Catalog, 1979-1980
  3. Catalog, 1982-1983
  4. Class schedules (some missing), 1967-1989
  5. Dedication, Ashtabula Area Campus, May 28, 1967
  6. Dedication, Ashtabula Library Technical Center, November 19, 1972
  7. Degree programs, 1973-1974
  8. Director, Paul A. Reichert recognition, 1973
  9. Envelopes, 2000-2006
  10. Floor plans, undated
  11. Food services, 1966-1967
  12. Handbook for the faculty, 1966
  13. History, 1966
  14. Invitations, 1991
  15. Library, 1969-1970
  16. Library, 1978-1980
  17. Library Committee of the Faculty Council, 1969

Box 3

Folder -- Contents

  1. Memos, 1970-1983
  2. Nursing Advisory Committee, Minutes, 1971
  3. Nursing degree program, 1968-1974
  4. Personnel, June 10, 1985
  5. Proposal for a new degree program, Associate in Applied Business Accounting, 1974
  6. Proposal for a new degree program, Associate in Applied Business Banking and Finance, 1973-1974
  7. Retreat, Academic Affairs Administrative Council, 1998
  8. Student Viewbooks, 2000-2003

Box 4

Folder -- Contents

Series 2: Publications

  1. Newsletter, Current, 1981-1982
  2. Newsletter, The Martlet, 1969
  3. Town and Gown, 1980

Series 3: Reports

  1. Annual report, Area College Committee, 1963
  2. Annual report, Area College Committee, 1965
  3. Annual report, Area College Committee, 1967
  4. Annual report, Area College Committee, 1968
  5. Annual report, Area College Committee, 1971
  6. Annual report, Ashtabula Campus, 1977-1978
  7. Annual report, Library, 1964-1965
  8. Annual report, Library, 1971-1972
  9. Annual report: Library, 1973-1974
  10. Annual report, Library, 1981-1982
  11. Annual report, Library, 1982-1983
  12. Annual report, Library, 1983-1984
  13. Ashtabula Academic Center: 1964-1965
  14. Ashtabula Area College Committee and Area Chamber of Commerce, 1970
  15. Development & Growth of the Ashtabula Center, 1964
  16. Director's report, 1968
  17. Enrollment, 1958-1963
  18. Faculty Council Library Committee on Library Needs, 1969
  19. Faculty Council Library Committee on Library Needs (revised), 1969
  20. Master Plan Final Report for Ashtabula Campus, 2003

Box 5

Folder -- Contents

Series 4: Oversized Materials

  1. The Rapier, 1962-1963
  2. The Star-Beacon, 1967
  3. Posters, undated
 
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