Purdue University. Department of Recreational Sports
Constructed in 1954 to 1957, the Recreational Gymnasium, was built as the the first university building in the United States created solely to serve students' recreational sports needs. The department includes intramural, club, and Purdue sports.
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Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 160
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Athletics collection documents Purdue athletics from the earliest years to recent times. The majority of the collection consists of items related to Purdue football; a scrapbook of clippings from the 1800s that contains Purdue football related articles from Lafayette, Indianapolis and Chicago newspapers. The clippings include an article about Purdue’s first football win on November 16, 1889, an article about the game against Wabash, November 23, 1889, that prompted the...
Dates: 1880 - 2016