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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

Title: Pat Patton collection, 1880–2008Add to your cart.

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],

Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Postcard with artwork, Christmas cards from Emil Fischer, 1911, 1990, 1991, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Statistician's Report, 2nd Edition—KSAC Class of 1886, 1919Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Etiquette and Service of the Table, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 4: KSAC Festival Week program, 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Kansas State College Fine Arts Festival program, 1955Add to your cart.
Folder 6: KSAC Ag Fair Guidebook, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Harold A. Robinson Hall of Fame Induction materials, 2004Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Rachel Gerley, Kappa Delta certificate, 1923Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Minnie Howell Champe Exhibit information, 2001Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Photographs of Minnie Howell Champe gravestone, 2002Add to your cart.
Folder 11: KSAC Pamphlet on James G. Harbord, 1921Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Brown Bull magazines, 1922, 1927Add to your cart.
Folder 13: KSAC Baseball Rally poster—Aggies vs. Kansas, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Clovis Knecht Bachelors and Masters diplomas, 1933, 1964Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Clovis Knecht Phi Kappa Phi certificate, 1930Add to your cart.
Folder 16: KSU Football Off-season Training Program booklet, undatedAdd to your cart.
Likely from between the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Folder 17: Congratulatory photo of KSU Cheerleaders to Lucky Brewgrille, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 18: KSAC Memorial Stadium book, 1923Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Grant Berry, Infantry Training book, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 20: K-State Basketball Players posters and Bob Boozer sports card, 1948–1959Add to your cart.
Folder 21: KSAC Play program—The YMCA Minstrels, 1912Add to your cart.
Folder 22: KSU Midwest Equity Assistance Center, multicultural calendars, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: KSU Campus Tornado Plant Replacement information, 2008Add to your cart.
Folder 24: KSAC Senior Class Play programs, 1907, 1910Add to your cart.

Browse by Box:

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

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