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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 10 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...

Fifty Years of Placement Services at Purdue University report

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSP 297
Scope and Contents The Fifty Years of Placement Services at Purdue University report document the developments of career placement services at Purdue University from 1921 to 1971. Within the report, includes details of the types of assessments administereed, the economic climate, and how it influenced graduates with securing a job. Within a given time frame, the papers discuss the percentage of graduates known to be employed. Salaries, recruiting activity, and new developments within the office are outlined.

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.

Paul Million papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 512
Scope and Contents The Paul Million papers document Million's career as a history professor at Purdue, research into the history of Purdue and of the History Department, and involvement with the Matchette Foundation.

Purdue Residence Hall Council records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 107
Scope and Contents The Purdue Residence Hall Council Records contains the drafted constitution of the organization as well as meeting minutes over the course of eight years. Attendance logs and budgeting information are included.

Purdue University Administrative Scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 183
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Administrative Scrapbook collection contains newspaper articles, administrative records and forms, photographs, maps, and advertisements for events at Purdue. Newspaper articles cover a wide range of topics about Purdue, such as articles about students, faculty, sports, conferences, research, funding, and campus buildings.

Purdue University Board Of Trustees Meeting Minutes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 58
Scope and Contents The collection at Purdue University Libraries – Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections consists of 1 series in 21 boxes dating from 1865 – 2006 as well as volumes apart of the electronic or e-archives. Each box contains meeting minutes outlined in an index contained in a binder with a set of indexes outlining the topics and people in attendance. The Board of Trustees minutes documents many key events of Purdue University’s history such as the beginnings of the University, the...

Purdue University Rules and Regulations Governing Students collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSK 2
Abstract By-laws, brochures, a constitution, forms, manuals and pamphlets, which reflect some of the earliest Purdue University rules and regulations governing students.