Name and location of repository
Level of description
Pat Patton collection
- 1880–2008 (Creation)
5.50 Linear Feet
Name of creator
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
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.
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
No access restriction: 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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Scripts of the material
Language and script notes
Acquisition and appraisal elements
Includes accession numbers U2000.24, U2002.21, U2003.32, U2004.33, U2004.38, and U2014.26.
Immediate source of acquisition
Acqusition Source: Patricia A. Patton
Acqusition Method: Donation.
Acqusition Date: 20000101
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Materials acquired because they document Kansas State University history, especially student life and culture.
2002; 12/03/2003; 09/01/2004; 09/27/2004; 06/27/2014.
Related materials elements
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
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.
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Rules or conventions
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Finding Aid Author: Grace Heidebrecht, Colin Halpin, and Cliff Hight
Processing Info: Grace Heidebrecht and Colin Halpin, student assistants, processed the collection and university archivist Cliff Hight reviewed it in 2016.
Publication Date: 2016-05-31