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Purdue University. Students. Social life and customs

 Organization

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Hain photographs

 Collection — Box: Communal Digital Media 1, Placement: 15, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 359
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one DVD with photos taken by Robert Hain in 1957 while attending Purdue for his Master's degree.
Dates: 1957

Purdue University Harlequin Club collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 173
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Harlequin Club collection contains programs and sheet music from the productions held by the club. Several of the productions are based on books and lyrics written by Purdue alummus and playwright, George Ade. The programs also feature some of the businesses in the area during the early 1900s. There is one button, "Wintergreen for President," from the Harlequin Show, "Of Thee I Sing," undated.
Dates: 1904 - 1951

Robert T. Hatt scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 35
Scope and Contents The Robert T. Hatt scrapbook contains many photographs of campus life, predominantly during 1919-1920. There is a concentration of memorabilia from Phi Kappa Psi due to Hatt's membership within that fraternity. The scrapbook also contains newspaper clippings, along with ephemera, such as programs, ticket stubs, and other assorted odds and ends. Many of the items are not dated, which makes it difficult to ascertain the exact time period, especially for the photographs. The cover of the scrapbook...
Dates: 1894 - 1940; Other: Majority of material found within 1919 - 1920

Thomas Hendrix letters to Margaret Kennedy

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 287
Abstract Letters from Thomas Hendrix to Margaret Kennedy while he was a student and member of the Navy V-12 program at Purdue University
Dates: 1945 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 01/02/2009

Henry Family photographs

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: henrfa0
Scope and Contents The Henry family photographs (1936-1939; .01 cubic feet) are small black & white photographs that depict life on the Purdue campus when the Henry brothers worked and attended school there. Many images are of their friends and co-workers, but are unidentified.
Dates: 1936-1939; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/2007

Joan Minton Christopher papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 250
Scope and Contents The Joan Minton Christopher papers (1968-1970; 0.4 cubic feet) documents her undergraduate years at Purdue University during the late 1960s. The collection contains tickets from Purdue Convocations events, as well as basketball and football tickets. Christopher’s green WRX Club beanie, several programs from Purdue events, a box of matches from the Purdue National Bank, and a photo of Joan Minton Christopher from 1968 are also included.
Dates: 1968-1970; Other: Majority of material found in 1968; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2011

Lloyd E. Keck scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 303
Scope and Contents The Lloyd E. Keck scrapbook documents the academic, military, personal and social activities of an Engineering student while on Purdue University's campus from 1936-1939, as well as various aspects of his life prior to college from 1917-1936. Keck titled the scrapbook, "Scraps and Snaps, May 27, 1917 - August 1, 1939," but most of the content is from his time at Purdue, 1936-1939.The scrapbook contains many unique photographs of campus and events from the 1930s. Some of the events...
Dates: 1917 - 1939; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1939

Leah Rowena Miller scrapbook

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 275
Abstract Scrapbook of photographs, newspaper clippings, holiday cards, programs, and mementos documenting the student life of Leah Rowena Miller.
Dates: 1924-1931; Other: Majority of material found in 1924-1927; Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2013

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.
Dates: 1943-1947; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/2009

John F. G. Miller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 277
Overview Materials related to the the academic and football career of John F. G. Miller, including his involvement with the Intercollegiate Conference and Purdue Athletics.
Dates: 1899 - 1936; Majority of material found within 1903, 1923-1927

Mortar Board records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 148
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, photographs, certificates, pamphlets, and scrapbooks, that document the history and activities of the Mortar Board honor society at Purdue University.
Dates: 1924-2015; Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2014

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).
Dates: 1915 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1917; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1973; Other: Date acquired: 12/09/2015

Roberta Banaszak Gleiter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 251
Scope and Contents The Roberta Banaszak Gleiter papers (8 cubic feet; 1931-2011) contain materials that document both Gleiter’s personal and professional life such as letters of appreciation and commendation, awards, certificates, speeches and presentations, photographs, academic transcripts, items pertaining to Gleiter’s involvement in professional organizations, and materials documenting Gleiter’s time at Purdue. These include her Purdue University student identification card, materials pertaining to Gleiter’s...
Dates: 1931-2011; Other: Majority of material found in 1956-2011; Other: Date acquired: 12/09/2011

Charles C. Roberts photographs

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 39
Scope and Contents The Charles C. Roberts photographs (1946-1949; 0.25 cubic feet) documents Roberts’ student and family life as a student at Purdue University from 1946-1949. Included in the collection are photographs of campus buildings such as Cary Quad, Purdue Memorial Union, Hovde Hall and Heavilon Hall. Also included in the collection are photographs of students wearing the Senior Cords. Among the photographs are images of Roberts' family and home life.
Dates: 1946 - 1949; Other: Date acquired: 01/02/2009

Lauren Roth collection of Purdue University broadsides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 268
Scope and Contents The Lauren Roth collection of Purdue University broadsides (2009; 0.2 cubic feet) documents Purdue campus life and culture as well as marketing strategies of various campus groups, including Purdue University itself. It is predominantly composed of campus group callout broadsides, as well as broadsides advertising various events. The collection was created in HONR 199 Living History as a way to understand Purdue in the present day and curated by Lauren Roth....
Dates: 2009; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2011

Robert K. Schelke photographs

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 360
Abstract Photographs documenting student life and Purdue campus in the 1920s.
Dates: 1919 - 1923

Wilbur A. Schmitt scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 261
Scope and Contents The Wilbur A. Schmitt scrapbook consists of black and white photographs from Schmitt's early family life, including Greencastle High School, days as a Purdue student, and some of his travels after graduation from Purdue. It also includes dance cards, a few programs and autographs from Purdue classmates from his days spent as a Purdue student. Some of the Purdue photographs include pictures of Theta Chi, the Mechanical Engineering building, the Library and Memorial Union, dated 1925; Purdue...
Dates: 1917 - 1932; Other: Majority of material found within 1924 - 1925

Guy R. Smith scrapbook

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 324
Abstract Scrapbook of photographs from Guy R. Smith, a 1908 alum of Electrical Engineering at Purdue.
Dates: 1908 - 1913; Majority of material found in 1908 - 1908

Songs and Poetry from the Debris collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSK 4
Scope and Contents The Songs and Poetry from the Debris collection document some of the poetry and songs written by Purdue students during the late 1880s-1920. Some of the material is actual pages taken from the original Debris yearbook, and some years just list poetry and songs of particular interest and the pages they can be found on. Types of materials include: original poetry and songs along with illustrations.
Dates: 1889 - 1920; Other: Majority of material found within 1890 - 1899

Student Happy Birthday love letter dated September 28, 1938

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSP 289
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one letter and envelope from 1938.
Dates: 1938

Student photo album, 1930s

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 22
Abstract Black and white photographs documenting Purdue campus, student life, and extracurricular activities in the 1930s, as well as ticket stubs from the same era
Dates: 1933 - 1940

Doug Sturgeon 1911 Purdue Handbook

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 65, Placement: 16, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 283
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one Purdue University student handbook from 1911. It contains information on university clubs and organization, classes and customs, businesses and churches in the Lafayette area, college songs and yells, and athletics.
Dates: 1911

Susan Houston Fortune papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 7
Scope and Contents The Susan Houston Fortune Papers (1955-1959; 0.5 cubic feet) document the life of Susan Fortune when she was a student at Purdue University in the 1950s. The collection includes a scrapbook and Susan Houston's corduroy skirt (Purdue senior cord skirt). Susan Houston [Fortune] received her B.S. degree in Home Economics from Purdue University in 1959. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. George F. Houston of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
Dates: 1955-1959; Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2008

Frederick W. Tase collection 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
Dates: 1937 - 1940

Miller J. Tonkel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 15
Abstract Photographs, certificates, and artifacts documenting Miller J. Tonkel’s time at Purdue University in the early 1940s.
Dates: 1939 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1942