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Kaleidoscope Collection

Identifier: UA-KLD008

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of various art pieces submitted by the Florida Tech community in a variety of forms, such as short stories, poetry, drawings, and photographs. This collection contains the founding constitution and at least two physical copies of every Kaleidoscope issue, as well as some copies of the Belletrist. This collection also contains digital files of some issues.


  • 2008-2009, 2011-2015

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Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions exist and the collection is open for access.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies, photographs, and scans of items in this collection may be made by users or by library staff on behalf of users for the following purposes: personal, research, scholarly, educational, and other nonprofit use. It is the responsibility of the user to abide by any and all applicable copyright laws in their use of material from the Harry P. Weber University Archives. Florida Tech is not responsible for any copyright infringement resulting from improper use of research copies or scans created by or provided to users.

Biographical / Historical

The Kaleidoscope is a student-run organization created for students of Florida Tech as a “creative outlet.” Initially called the Belletrist, the literary magazine disappeared for a time and in 2008 was revived as the Kaleidoscope.


0.5 Cubic Feet (1 box, .5 cubic feet, 9 physical folders, 6 PDF files, 18.7 MB.)


Kaleidoscope is a literary magazine produced by students under the sponsorship of faculty from the College of Psychology and Liberal Arts. It includes short stories, poetry, photography, and artwork from Florida Tech undergraduates, graduates, faculty, and staff. The physical collection of the Kaleidoscope includes the complete run to date, as well as some copies of the Belletrist.




Further accruals are expected.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copies from 2013 onward may be accessed online on the Kaleidoscope Orgsync homepage ( PDFs of some issues available through the repository.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copy of most recent edition of Kaleidoscope can be found on the orgsync website. The current URL for the current edition is:

Separated Materials

Digital files are stored separately from hard copies.

Finding Aid of the Kaleidoscope Collection
Anthony Pietra, Erin Mahaney
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Harry P. Weber University Archives Repository

Evans Library
Florida Institute of Technology
150 West University Blvd.
Melbourne FL 32901-6975 USA
(321) 724-2559 (Fax)