Name and location of repository
Level of description
Kansas Center for Rural Initiative records
- 1991–1999 (Creation)
0.75 Linear Feet, 2.00 Boxes
Name of creator
The Kansas Center for Rural Initiative at Kansas State University was a program from 1987 to the early 2000s. The purpose of this organization was to provide support and education programs for rural communities throughout Kansas. Using faculty members from several departments the Kansas Center for Rural Initiative was able to reach and help these rural communities.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
This collection offers insight into the operations of the now defunct Kansas Center for Rural Initiatives in the School of Leadership Studies at Kansas State University from 1991–1999. The focus of the collection are the Rural Resource Directory and the program "Sustainable Manhattan." Documents for these two programs include: corrections, budgets, information sheets, correspondence, essays, newspaper clippings, and newsletters.
System of arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically by year.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
No access restrictions: All materials are open for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
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Language and script notes
Acquisition and appraisal elements
It recieved the accession number 2015-16.050.
Immediate source of acquisition
Acqusition Source: Staley School of Leadership Studies
Acqusition Method: Transfer.
Acqusition Date: 20160505
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Acquired because it documents the efforts of a now-defunct university program.
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
- Citation: Preferred Citation: [Item title], [item date], Kansas Center for Rural Initiative records, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.
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Description control element
Rules or conventions
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Finding Aid Author: McKenzie Combes
Processing Info: Student Assistant McKenzie Combes processed and described the collection and university archivist Cliff Hight reviewed it in 2016.
Publication Date: 2016-09-13