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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

William Chester Halstead photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 262
Scope and Contents The William Chester Halstead photographs document Purdue University, students, faculty, and staff during the 1890s, featuring buildings, student groups, such as the cyclists, drum corps, and artillery. Photographs of note include the burned-out structure of Heavilon Hall and President Smart in his office. The collection also documents the Lafayette area.

Locomotive Testing Plant records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 60, Placement: 16
Identifier: UA 128
Scope and Contents The Locomotive Testing Plant records contain an information booklet providing details about the facility and floorplans of the plant as well as technical drawings of locomotives.