Welcome to the Keene State College Archive and Special Collections website!
College Archives collects and preserves the records of Keene State College that document the history of the school from its inception in 1909 and up the present. The records include administrative and department records, reports and publications, photographs and scrapbooks, and school memorabilia. The Archives also holds a collection of course catalogs, school yearbooks, and student newspapers.
The Special Collections consists of rare and unique books, papers, and manuscripts that were acquired for their historical, cultural, and scholarly importance and to support the college curriculum and undergraduate research. The Special Collections features a rare book library that includes the Preston New Hampshire History Collection and the Frank Shuffelton Modern Poetry Collection. The holdings also include the papers of political activist Doris “Granny D” Haddock, civil rights activist Jonathan Daniels, award-winning journalist William Seamans, NH film producer Louis de Rochemont, and NH Poet Laureates William Butts, Patricia Fargnoli, and Marie Harris. The Special Collections also houses the internationally-recognized Orang Asli Archive, a research collection dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the indigenous peoples of Peninsular Malaysia.
KSCommons is a digital resource tool used to collect and archive the electronic records of enduring value produced by the academic and administrative departments of the College. KSCommons also provides a means to accumulate and share the research, scholarly, and artistic output of the Keene State academic community.
College Archives & Special Collections
Wallace E. Mason Library
Keene State College
229 Main Street / MS 3201
Keene, New Hampshire 03435 USA
Photo of group of graduating KSC students standing with guests at graduation ceremony. A female graduate in the foreground stoops down to pick up a child in overalls.
Photo showing group of KSC graduates in graduation robes.
Photo showing female graduating student giving a speech at the podium at KSC graduation ceremony.
Photo showing three female graduating students and possibly a faculty member in regalia in the foreground at KSC graduation ceremony.
Photo showing crowd of graduating students along with some faculty members standing in the rain at KSC graduation ceremony.
Photo showing group of graduating students at KSC graduation ceremony.
Photo showing smiling KSC graduates standing with guests at KSC graduation ceremony.
Photo showing group of graduating students standing behind two marshalls at KSC graduation.
Photo of graduation students standing in front of a sign that says "BSIT" and holding their caps against the wind.
Photo showing graduating students standing amongst the crowd of other students and guests at KSC graduation ceremony.
Photo showing five students standing amongst a group of seated students, all dressed in graduation regalia.
Photo showing two female students dressed in graduation robes looking at their programs.