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Chapman Center for Rural Studies

Chapman Center for Rural Studies
Kansas State University
111 Leasure Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

(785) 532-0380

Spring Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8:30AM - 3:30PM

Digitization Days

Your history matters.
The Chapman Center for Rural Studies is here to help you preserve it.


We will hold our next Digitization Day event...

April 2nd, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM.

Pioneer Bluffs
635 Kansas Hwy 177
Matfield Green, KS 66862

    • Flash-drives will be provided to keep and share your precious memories forever, but supplies are limited to the first 30 guests.
    • You may also bring your own form of storage if you prefer.
    • A trained member of the Center will be on site to teach and assist you with the digitization process.

Computer and Scanner


What are Digitization Days?

We are inviting you to digitally preserve your old photos, documents, and other items using our skills and special equipment.

Digitization Photo

What is digitizing?

Digitizing is known as the process of converting any kind of information or materials into a digital format.*

*Please do not intend to digitize any personal information such as addresses, phone numbers, social security numbers, etc. Extremely fragile items can be digitized at your own discretion. Please also be aware of any copyright that might limit the digitization of your item.*

What can you digitize?Digitization Photo 2
  • Single or multi-page documents such as newsletters or smaller maps
  • Flat documents such as letters and posters up to 8 ½” x 11”
  • Photographs up to 8 ½” x 11”

* Staff will be available to discuss film and audio digitization upon request.*


How to participate:

To reserve your space for this event, please RSVP by calling us at (785) 532-0380 or emailing us at chapmancenter@ksu.edu.