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Black Cultural Center (West Lafayette, Ind.)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1970 - 1998

Historical Information

The Black Cultural Center was a 2 story cinder block and wood house across the street from the Armory. It also had an attic and a basement. The Black Cultural Center was located at 315 University Street, on the corner of University Street and Third Street.

Citation

Black Cultural Center. Purdue Campus Facilities and Buildings Historic Database. Accessed April 30, 2020. http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/campus/buildings/183

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue University African American Students, Alumni and Faculty collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 154
Scope and Contents The Purdue University African American Students, Alumni and Faculty collection donated by Alexandria Cornelius, was likely gathered during her research on African American students, alumni and faculty at Purdue University. Historical information was gathered from numerous newspapers, Debris yearbooks, directories, statistics, and questionnaires sent to black alumni. Also included are Black Cultural Center newsletters, along with programs and flyers from the Black Cultural Center and The African...
Dates: 1961 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1993 - 1994

Helen Bass Williams Personnel file

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 45, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSF 494
Abstract Includes Williams' personnel file, biographical information, and posthumously awarded Title IX Distinguished Service Award
Dates: 1968-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1968-1981

Philosophy Born of Struggle Conference records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 194
Scope and Contents These records document the Philosophy Born of Struggle Conference, an annual conference relating to the African American philosophy movement. Conference programs, abstracts, speakers, lectures, interviews, and publicity are included along with administrative information and historical perspectives regarding the Conference.
Dates: 1989 - 2018