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Purdue University. Students. Social life and customs

 Organization

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Albert H. Rerick and Donald J. Rerick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 308
Abstract Letters, photographs, clippings, and material artifacts documenting the student life of Albert H. and Donald J. Rerick (1915-1917 and 1968-1973 respectively).

Albert N. Guthrie papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 264
Abstract College and work materials of Albert N. Guthrie.

Album of 1918-1920 Purdue University and miscellaneous photographs

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 139
Abstract Black leather photo album and one file folder of black and white photos of Purdue campus and other photos

Josiah H. Andrews scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 266
Scope and Contents The Josiah H. Andrews, Jr. scrapbook documents Josiah H. Andrews, Jr.'s time as a student at Purdue University. Among the items featured in the scrapbook is a strong focus on material from the track team and Sigma Chi fraternity for which Andrews was a member.  The items include invitations, newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, ticket stubs (some from the Athletic Association), ephemera and various miscellaneous items. Also featured is an "Anthropometric table," from...

Barbara (Babs) Elsbury papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 501
Abstract Scrapbooks and papers documenting the academic and professional life of Barbara Elsbury, as well as the academic and social activities of Purdue University.

Betty J. Lynch Roberts papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 307
Abstract The collection contains photographs, programs, and artifacts relating to Betty J. Lynch Roberts' time at Purdue University, particularly her involvement with the theatre.

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...

Charles Klinger Collection of Limp Rivet issues

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSP 267
Scope and Contents The collection (1946-1948; 0.4 cubic feet) documents post-World War II campus life in satirical fashion. According to the donor, Charles (Chuck) Klinger, the LIMP RIVET was a collegiate humor magazine comparable to the Harvard LAMPOON, Michigan State SPARTAN, Michigan GARGOYLE and the Ohio State SUNDIAL. Of particular interest might be the few loose pages from the Purdue Debris and a letter from the donor providing additional historical background, as he held various positions for the magazine...

Class of 1909 Meeting Minutes

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 48, Placement: 03
Identifier: UA 109
Scope and Contents This volume contains the Class of 1909 meeting minutes and adopted resolutions relating to class member activities and reunions. Insights into the annual tank scrap between freshmen and sophomores, class business and elections of various positions are described. Class members are listed in the first alumni meeting (pp.76-87). All notes are collected in one bound volume.

Richard J. Coffee papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 323
Abstract Letters, photographs, clippings, and material artifacts documenting the student life of Richard J. Coffee, 1934-1939.   Also included are items from his professional life after graduation.

Collection of Purdue University dance cards

 Collection — Box: 1 shelf
Identifier: MSP 118
Scope and Contents Collection of dance cards for events at Purdue University.

Collection of Purdue University photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 43
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection created by Purdue Libraries and Special Collections over the years. This collection will be added to periodically.

Collection of Sigma Chi Fraternity Court Case materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 37
Scope and Contents Documents, newspaper clippings, and photocopies of materials pertaining to the Delta Delta chapter of Sigma Chi, the first fraternity formed at Purdue University in 1875. After Purdue University President Emerson White abolished Greek societies on campus, a member of Sigma Chi sued the University. This collection documents the legal dispute and is sometimes referred to as the Purdue case or Sigma Chi case.

Purdue University Customs and Traditions collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 151
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Customs and Traditions collection features, among other memorabilia, a tank scrap chain and padlock from 1913, a label from the first bottle of beer served to a Purdue student after the repeal of prohibition, numerous buttons and pins, including a hatpin with the Purdue seal from 1895 on it (third design), a Reamer's Club "R" from the early 1990s, a Purdue Murad cigarette silk, a 1902-1903 matriculation ticket signed by Purdue President Winthrop E. Stone, along with Junior...

Dorothy Christoff papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 304
Abstract The collection contains various artifacts relating to Dorothy Christoff's time at Purdue as an Engineering student.

Earhart Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 6
Abstract The Earhart Residence Hall records document the history and activity of Earhart Residence Hall. Types of materials include: artifacts, certificates, clippings, dance cards, memorandums, photographic prints, programs, and telephone directories. The Earhart Residence Hall records are organized into three series. Source(s):                           Purdue University Residences website Accessed December 4, 2014....

Ernest A. Bureau scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 285
Abstract Scrapbooks containing clippings from Purdue Alumnus, Purdue Engineering Review, and Purdue Engineer

Eta Kappu Nu Beta Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 152
Abstract Reports, minutes, photographs, composites, correspondence, certificates, slides, digital media documenting activities, student life, and faculty in the honor society of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University

Arthur H. Fisher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 29
Scope and Contents The Arthur H. Fisher papers contain artifacts, certificates, a diploma, photographs, and miscellaneous items from the years Arthur Fisher spent as a Purdue University student from 1916-1920. There are some items that Fisher obtained after his tenure as a student, such as alumni loyalty certificates. This collection would be very valuable to anyone interested in student life at Purdue University during the early 20th century or the Purdue Military Band.

Fowler Courts Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 43
Scope and Contents The Fowler Courts Residence Hall records document the history of Fowler Courts Residence Hall and Fowler House. The records include annual reports, orientation guidebooks and handbooks, faculty fellow directories, yearbooks and calendars. Also included are Purdue Residence Hall dress code standards and guest hours polices from the 1960s-1980s. Historical documents consist of background information on the closing of Harrison Street Courts and the transition to South Campus Courts,...

Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 159
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities collection documents the history and activities of the fraternities and sororities at Purdue. Contained in the collection are numerous fraternity and sorority newsletters and magazines. There are some records provided by the Dean of Students Office in 1995 and include correspondence and financial information sheets. Among the other material in the collection are petitions for membership, constitutions and by-laws, membership directories and...

Frederic W. Tase collections of Purdue artifacts

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSR 10
Scope and Contents The Frederick W. Tase artifacts collection includes four artifacts collected during Tase’s time at Purdue: 1) A large Purdue University banner, 18” x 45” 2) A bracelet of six oaken barrels that together spell “Purdue” 3) A Purdue belt buckle, possibly from an ROTC uniform 4) Two lapel pins, each shaped like aviator wings with a ‘P’ in the center

Leroy C. Glass diary

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 7, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 122
Scope and Contents Diary ("Sunshine book") of Leroy C. Glass. Front cover embossed "Purdue University Chemistry Laboratory Notes," but inside contains diary entries for October 30, 1915 - June 14, 1916.

Helen Gould collection of Purdue dance cards and theater programs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 294
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 41 dance cards, four theater programs and seven Purdue related ephemera and miscellaneous memorabilia from Helen Gould's tenure are a Purdue student, 1922-1926.

L. Murray Grant and Bernice Nelson Grant papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 330
Scope and Contents The L. Murray Grant and Bernice Nelson Grant papers document the Grants' student life and post-graduation ties to Purdue. The papers include dance cards, programs, articles, and correspondence with Purdue President Winthrop Stone and Trustee David Ross.