Archives Online

Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist: Ms. Samantha Harper, M.A., M.L.I.S., C.A.

Established in 1981, the Fort Hays State University’s Archives manages the informational resources created by University faculty, staff, students and administrators. To this end we provide access to the rich history of Fort Hays State University and all the names it was known by before: Western Branch of Kansas State Normal School, Fort Hays Kansas State Normal School, Kansas State Teachers College of Hays, Fort Hays Kansas State College, and Fort Hays State University.

Content Disclaimer: The primary source materials contained in the Fort Hays State University Special Collections and Archives have been placed there for research purposes, preservation of the historical record, and as reflections of a past belonging to all members of society. Because this material reflects the expressions of an ongoing culture, some items in the collections may be sensitive in nature and may not represent the attitudes, beliefs, or ideas of their creators, persons named in the collections, or the position of Fort Hays State University.


Browse the Archives Online Collections:

Campus History Collections

Research Collections

Student Experience Collections

University Documents Collections