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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:

Freehafer Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 153
Scope and Contents The Freehafer Hall records contain building and planning reports for the original building and later addition, awards won by the office staff, and varying correspondence in regards to the day to day operations of the staff.
Dates: 1967 - 2000

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 - 1963

Emerson E. White letter book

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 86
Scope and Contents Letter book of Emerson E. White, Purdue's president from 1876 to 1883, documenting all of White's correspondence from 1877 to 1881.  Includes index of correspondents.  Some pages are faded.
Dates: 1877 - 1882