Kennesaw State opens the doors on its new archives

Kennesaw State University opened the doors on its new archives on Monday‚ Oct. 4.

Georgia (Sep 30, 2004) — Kennesaw State opens the doors on its new archives

Karen Kennedy

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Contact: Frances Weyand‚ Director of University Relations‚ 770−423−6203 or fweyand@kennesaw.edu

Kennesaw State University opened the doors on its new archives on Monday‚ Oct. 4.

The University Archives will identify‚ preserve and make available the administrative and cultural history of Kennesaw State University to researchers and historians both on campus and in the community. The archives serve as a central repository for official papers‚ photographs‚ scrapbooks‚ university publications‚ audio−visual materials‚ blueprints‚ maps and other documents. The archives also house special collections of the Center for Regional History and Culture‚ distinguishing the archives as an important repository for the history of northwest Georgia.

The festivities marked a fitting contribution to Georgia Archives Week‚ Oct. 3−9. This statewide celebration‚ held at archives and historical repositories throughout Georgia‚ recognized the importance of historical documents.

For more information on the archives‚ visit www.kennesaw.edu/archives.

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Kennesaw State University is a comprehensive‚ residential institution with a growing student population of 18‚000 from 129 countries. The third largest state university out of 34 institutions in the University System of Georgia‚ KSU offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.


 

A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

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