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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 7 Collections and/or Records:

Cary Quadrangle Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 73
Abstract The Cary Quadrangle Residence Hall Records collection consists of records from or dealing with in some capacity the Men’s Residence Cary Quadrangle Residence Hall. Items not apparently related to the residence hall were probably kept as a means to compare and contrast Cary Quadrangle to other halls at Purdue and in other states. The collection consists of photos, event and club materials, proposed and executed budgets, residence directories, maps of the dorm and rooms, correspondence, residence...
Dates: 1939 - 2005

Purdue University Division of Dance Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 10
Abstract The Division of Dance collection consists of material from Purdue University’s dance department including scrapbooks, photographs (digital and physical) and videos of performances, posters, newspaper clippings, and departmental records.
Dates: 1925 - 2012; Majority of material found within 2008 - 2012

Purdue University administrative scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 183
Scope and Contents The Purdue University administrative scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings, administrative records and forms, photographs, maps, and advertisements for events at Purdue. Newspaper articles cover a wide range of topics about Purdue, including students, faculty, events, sports, conferences, research, funding, and campus buildings.
Dates: 1875 - 1975

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

The Purdue Exponent student newspaper collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 313
Scope and Contents This collection includes issues of The Purdue Exponent student newspaper.
Dates: 1889 - 2021

The Purdue student newspaper (1875) collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 70, Placement: 3
Identifier: MSP 312
Scope and Contents Includes three issues of The Purdue student newspaper of 1875.
Dates: April 1875 - June 1875

The Purdue student newspaper (1880s) collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 245
Scope and Contents Includes a complete run of The Purdue student newspaper of the 1880s, which ran from 1882-1888. A total of 54 issues appear in the collection, separated into six volumes. Volume 1 has eight issues, published monthly from November 1882 until June 1883. Volumes 2 through 6 have nine issues each, published monthly from October to June. There is also a Special Edition issue published in June 1888, in addition to the regularly published June issue for that year. Also present in the...
Dates: 1882 - 1888