Black Cultural Center (West Lafayette, Ind. : 1970-1998)
- Existence: 1970 - 1998
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.
CitationBlack Cultural Center. Purdue Campus Facilities and Buildings Historic Database. Accessed April 30, 2020. http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/campus/buildings/183
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 176
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Black Cultural Center, founded in 1969, serves to provide support and a home-away-from-home for Black students, as well as education for the general campus community. The materials in this collection document the programs, activities, and community created by and surrounding the Black Cultural Center.
Dates: 1969 - 2018
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