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Purdue University

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: May 6, 1869-

Historical Information

Purdue University was created as part of the Morrill Act and is the land-grant institution of higher learning in the state of Indiana.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Meredith Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 80
Scope and Contents The Meredith Hall Records contain four series regarding various information about the residence hall; History of the hall, Administrative documents, Events held at the hall, and information about Students that resided at the hall. The collection contains information about the building such as schematics and maps of the X shaped dormitory. A postcard that was sent to space on the space shuttle Discovery can be found in the collection. Information regarding the Winter Whisper, an elegant social...
Dates: 1937-2008

Purdue University Office of Publications negatives collection

 Unprocessed — Box: Communal Accessions 51
Identifier: 2022-107
Dates: circa 1900 - 1920

Collection of Student Newspapers at Purdue University

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 99
Scope and Contents The Collection of Student Newspapers at Purdue University documents newspapers produced by students at Purdue University and the Greater Lafayette area. It primarily features underground newspapers that reflect the counterculture of the 1960s-1970s. Other newspapers, primarily from the 1990s-2000s, feature varying political perspectives. The collection also includes independent student newspapers that focus on apolitical audiences, such as international students. Some newspaper runs were...
Dates: 1930 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1977