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Pat Patton collection, 1880–2008 | Morse Department of Special Collections

By Grace Heidebrecht, Colin Halpin, and Cliff Hight

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Collection Overview

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Primary Creator: Patton, Patricia A.

Extent: 5.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 01/01/2000. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Kansas life and culture, Kansas State University history, Kansas State University history - Documentation of student life and culture, Kansas State University history - Student organizations

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection is composed of materials that were gathered and donated by department staff member Pat Patton and includes artifacts, photographs, articles, books, scrapbooks, and other memorabilia related to the history of Kansas State University between the late 1880s and 2008. The materials described in the container list include 1) research topics of Ms. Patton, such as Minnie Howell Champe (first African American woman to graduate from K-State) and the local chapter of Phi Beta Sigma, and 2) items she collected, including athletics materials and documentation of student life and culture.

Subject/Index Terms

Kansas life and culture
Kansas State University history
Kansas State University history - Documentation of student life and culture
Kansas State University history - Student organizations

Administrative Information

Repository: Morse Department of Special Collections

Accruals: 2002; 12/03/2003; 09/01/2004; 09/27/2004; 06/27/2014.

Access Restrictions: No access restriction: All materials are open for research.

Use Restrictions: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Physical Access Note: Original materials available during open hours of repository and digitized materials that are online are always available with Internet access. Some items are fragile and will require assistance of university archivist or designated staff member.

Acquisition Source: Patricia A. Patton

Acquisition Method: Donation.

Appraisal Information: Materials acquired because they document Kansas State University history, especially student life and culture.

Separated Materials:

Oversized materials, pennants, and artifacts were separated based on departmental procedures and placed in various locations, described in separation sheets.

Identified photographs of K-State staff members and students and other photos related to Kansas State University from the 1880s to the 1920s were separated and placed in the Photograph Collection—Subject files and Photograph Collection—People files. Commencement programs from 1913 to 1942 were also separated and are now located with the commencement program collection. Finally, there were a few books pulled from the collection for standard cataloging.

Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], Pat Patton collection, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.

Processing Information: Grace Heidebrecht and Colin Halpin, student assistants, processed the collection and university archivist Cliff Hight reviewed it in 2016.

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:

[Box 1],
[Box 2],
[Box 3: Artifacts],
[Box 4: Scrapbooks, 1907–1941],

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Botany class notes from August William "Gus" Seng, Fall 1907. Instructor was graduate assistant Miss Anna Monroe, and notes includes sketches.

Delta Delta Delta scrapbook of KSAC student Dorothy Garrett, 1930-1931. Includes photos, invitations, programs, and clippings.

Photography notebook of Robert Yeoman, Spring 1941. Includes negatives and prints with various techniques applied, likely for photography class. Images include campus (Anderson Hall, Beck Dairy Barn, Holton Hall, Holtz Hall, etc.), Manhattan, ROTC, interior student housing, and the Pi Beta Phi house.

Scrapbook of Emma C. Jehlik, 1923–1927. She was a KSAC student during 1922-1923 and 1923-1924, and content includes photos and documentation of student life and later activities in Nebraska.

Browse by Box:

[Box 1],
[Box 2],
[Box 3: Artifacts],
[Box 4: Scrapbooks, 1907–1941],

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