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Purdue University. Libraries

 Organization

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

Chemical Engineering course materials

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: 20200221

Collection of Astronaut and Space memorabilia, addition 2

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20120225

Collection of Locomotive Building Blueprints

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 257
Scope and Contents The Collection of Locomotive Building Blueprints (1894-1965; 15.7 linear ft.) documents the foundation and structure of the locomotive testing laboratory at Purdue University. It also shows a later development of the building in the form of a garage and storage building.  Types of materials include: blueprints. The Blueprints are organized in chronological order.
Dates: 1894 - 1965

Collection of Midwestern maps

 Collection — Box: Folder 1
Identifier: MSR 12
Scope and Contents The Collection of Midwestern Maps (1825-1925; 7 linear feet) documents roads, counties, and geography of Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan, and Illinois. It features several pocket maps, including one attached to the inside cover of a small travel booklet. Some maps note territory status of current states, such as Michigan. Not all counties are represented on all maps. One map is written in French.
Dates: 1825 - 1925

Collection of Purdue Diplomas

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 133
Abstract Diplomas documenting academic degrees awarded at Purdue University.
Dates: 1879 - 1913

Collection of Student Newspapers at Purdue University

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 99
Abstract Student newspapers documenting student life, unrest, and obscenity controversy.
Dates: 1939-2008; Date acquired: 08/03/2011

Collection on Bruce Rogers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 45
Scope and Contents Correspondence, printed material, audio-visual materials, artifacts and ephemera collected by Purdue University Libraries during or after the lifetime of Bruce Rogers.
Dates: 1886 - 1996

College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics records, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: 20190812
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1950s - 1960s

Joseph M. Dagnese papers

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 98
Scope and Contents The Joseph M. Dagnese papers contain information about his memorial service such as programs and correspondence between different university members planning the service. Dagnese's resume is included in the collection as well as a list of topics he focused on as director of the Purdue Libraries.
Dates: 1972 - 1994

David Moses Collection of A-V Center Materials, Purdue University Libraries

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00000DM1
Scope and Contents Materials relate to the Purdue Audio-Visual Center and the Purdue Libraries.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

Decorative paper cutting

 Unprocessed — Folder: 1
Identifier: 20190110

Keith Dowden papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 05, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSF 520
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a copy of "A Little in Return," a compilation in honor of Constance M. Winchell, an American librarian who worked at Columbia University. A note accompanying a copy of "Jumping Jupiter" from Ernestine G. Gilbreth to Keith Dowden is also part of the collection.
Dates: 1976 - 1979

Oliver C. Dunn papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 526
Scope and Contents This collection includes a brief history of Purdue University Libraries as well as correspondence, floor plans, purchase orders, statistics, and related materials on various Purdue Libraries: Aero Library, Agricultural Economics Library, Black Cultural Center, Chemistry Library Expansion, Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering Library, Civil Engineering Library in Grissom, Electrical Engineering Library, Engineering Library collections, Engineering Science Library, Home Economics Library, Life...
Dates: 1951-1972

Emily Mobley papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20060519
Dates: 1926 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1988 - 1997

Kathy Evans collection of Purdue publications

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 65, Placement: 06, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 277
Content Description The collection consists of two pamphlets: "Guide to Purdue University Libraries" and "Residence Halls - Purdue University."
Dates: 1973

Richard L. Funkhouser book chapter

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 45, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 462
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the following: The Richard L. Funkhouser book chapter; “The P.K. Kelkar Library: the first ten years and the collaboration with the Purdue University Libraries.” (2009; 0.1 cubic feet) documents the history of The P.K. Kelkar Library. 
Dates: 2009

Helen Schroyer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 504
Scope and Contents Working files belonging to Helen Schroyer, former Special Collections Librarian at Purdue University. Includes professional correspondence as well as clippings and pamphlets. Includes signed correspondence from astronauts including John Blaha, Mark Brown, Gregory Harbaugh, and Gary Peyton.
Dates: Other: Dummy Date

William M. Hepburn papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 173
Scope and Contents Materials relate to Purdue history, Purdue faculty members, the Purdue Library system, and various individuals affiliated with Purdue history such as Charles Major, Bruce Rogers, and Richard Owen. The collection also includes Hepburn's personal and professional correspondence, personal documents such as a passport and articles on Hepburn's birthplace, a collection of books, and publications from both the Indiana Library Association and the American Library Association.
Dates: 1880 - 1962

John M. Houkes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 541
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of John Houkes. Materials primarily relate to the Purdue Business School (Krannert School of Business) and the Management and Economics Library, including the Krannert Special Collection of books on economics history. The papers include information on business schools, Joseph Dagnese, Dean John Day, gifts to the Library, annual meetings and committees. Please see PDF Finding Aid for collection inventory.
Dates: 1964 - 1983

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0000IIT1
Scope and Contents Materials relating to Purdue University's work with the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur. Records appear to primarily relate to the activities of Oliver Dunn (Purdue Libraries) and other library staff in contributing to the planning and creation for the library at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. The majority of papers relate to purchasing books for the new library, as well as procedures for library staff. Information is also included on the early years of the Indian...
Dates: 1962 - 1972

J. C. Allen and Son, Inc. photographs and negatives

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 25
Scope and Contents Glass and film negatives, and photographic prints of Purdue University buildings, faculty, staff, and students, as well as major campus events from the 1910s to the 1970s.  Please see the External Documents section for a complete list of the items.
Dates: 1915 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1959

Judith Pask papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 514
Scope and Contents Envelope: audio cassette, buttons, slides from the libraries Box with letter from Bruce A. Hufford, Director, Annual Giving, which contained a slice of the former Michael Golden Labs ("One Brick Higher").
Dates: 1981-2000

Martha Bolt Graham Papers on the Class of 1935

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 319
Abstract Photographs, letters, correspondence, memoir relatiing to the Purdue Class of 1935, their anniversary celebrations (Gala Week), and contributions to the Library Scholars Grant Program.
Dates: 1934-2009; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-2005; Other: Date acquired: 04/02/2013

John H. Moriarty papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 32, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 276
Scope and Contents The papers of John Moriarty include newspaper clippings and an article from a Purdue newsletter on his career, articles written by Moriarty, a program from a recognition dinner dated December 4, 1965, letters written to him upon his retirement, his memorial resolution and two obituaries
Dates: 1964 - 1971

Newspapers on microfilm

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: 20090219
Dates: 1953 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1953 - 1957