The University of Toledo Archives
Manuscript Collection


Finding Aid

Phyllis Zibbel Collection, 1970 to 1994


Size: .25 linear feet

Provenance: Phyllis Zibbel, February 24th, 1994

Access: Open

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Processing Note:

Condition: Good

Copyright: The literary rights to this collection are assumed to rest with the person(s) responsible for the production of the particular items within the collection, or with their heirs or assigns.  Researchers bear full legal responsibility for the acquisition to publish from any part of said collection per Title 17, United States Code.  The Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections may reserve the right to intervene as intermediary at its own discretion.

Completed by: Andrew C. Newby, October 13th, 1994

Historical/Biographical Sketch

Phyllis Zibbel collected this material and wrote the report for her senior thesis in the University of Toledo Adult Liberal Studies Program.

The collection related to the May 4th, 1970 shooting by the Ohio National Guard of four students protesting the Vietnam War during a demonstration at Kent State University.

Scope and Content Note

 This collection covers May 4th, 1970 and many other events directly related to the shooting of four students on the campus of Kent State University. It shows specific examples of the institution’s response, including enrollment statistics, faculty and student opinions, and the controversy surrounding the May 4th Memorial.

The collection contains Ms. Zibbel’s research and her final paper.

Folder List



Item Description



“Institution’s Response to Tragedy”



Enrollment Statistics 1970-1993



May 4- Memorial Committee- Minutes, Research. . .



May 4- Site and Memorial Memorabilia, 1970-1993



Last Updated: 7/1/19