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Fort Hays State University, 1977-

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 41 Collections and/or Records:

Campus Directories

Identifier: UA-RG 008 Publications-Campus Directories
Scope and Contents The campus directories offer information about students and faculty including both home and office addresses, hometowns of students, phone numbers for students and faculty, and home addresses and spouse names for faculty. The Leader created the first directory in 1930. As attendance grew, so did the size of the directories. The campus directories continued to be physically printed until 2015 when they transitioned to a digital format. The Kansas State Teacher’s College of Hays Leader...

Campus Scrapbooks

Identifier: UA-Scrapbooks
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks were primarily compiled by the President's Office, University Relations, Public Relations, and other public facing entities of Fort Hays. The clippings were sometimes compiled by clipping bureaus before assembly into books. The media coverage offers a comprehensive view of public media focusing on Fort Hays State.

The scrapbooks are in various states of dis-repair and other points of accessing similar information include utilizing digitized newspaper databases.

Course Catalogs

Identifier: UA-RG 008 Publications-Course Catalogs
Scope and Contents The Course Catalogs contain pertinent information for students. The catalogs list the members of the Kansas State Board of Regents, Faculty, a brief history of the University, directions to campus, a list of classes offered along with a brief description of the topic covered, registration requirements, degree requirements, recognition of graduates, enrolled students, and their year rank, along with tuition costs and required materials. Statistical tables in the back of the volumes also list...

Donald E. Stout Collection

Identifier: FC 015
Overview The Donald E. Stout Collection contains materials related to Stout’s career as a professor of music at Fort Hays State University, along with materials related to his research, travel and various awards and honors he received.

Jack Heather Papers

Identifier: FC 007
Overview Jack Heather taught radio broadcasting and communications at Fort Hays State College from 1950 to 1998. His papers include notes, memos, letters and tests related to Heather’s career at Fort Hays State University.

Jean Stouffer Collection

Identifier: FC 014
Overview The Jean Stouffer Collection includes photographs from her international travels, personal photographs, memorabilia, and items related to various types of research.

Jerry R. Choate Papers

Identifier: FC 002
Overview Author and educator Dr. Jerry R. Choate joined the Fort Hays Kansas State College faculty in 1971 as an Assistant Professor of Zoology. The Dr. Jerry R. Choate Papers date from 1965 to 2009. The papers are comprised mainly of correspondence, course materials, research materials, and Sternberg Museum construction information.

Leader (Student Newspaper) Collection

Identifier: UA-Publications-Leader
Scope and Contents The first issue of the Leader was published in 1907 and continued until 2013. When it was founded, the paper was named the Western Normal Leader, becoming the State College Leader in 1931 and then the University Leader in 1977. The newspaper was originally printed monthly but became weekly and then biweekly in the 1970s. The first digital copy of the University Leader was published in January of 1999. In 2014, the University Leader ceased to be a student publication, and was transitioned to an...

Lee Pendergrass Collection

Identifier: FC 010
Overview Lee Pendergrass was the historian-in-residence at Fort Hays State University from 1979-1981. His papers include several folders of articles he authored.

Leora B. Stroup Collection

Identifier: FC 016
Overview Leora B. Stroup Collection includes photographs, correspondence and textiles related to Stroup’s personal life in Hays Kansas.