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Purdue University. Libraries

 Organization

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Collection of Astronaut and Space memorabilia, addition 2

 Unprocessed — Box: Communal Accessions 20
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.

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.

Collection of Purdue Diplomas

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

Collection of Student Newspapers at Purdue University

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 99
Abstract Student newspapers documenting student life, unrest, and obscenity controversy.

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.

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.

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...

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."

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur records

 Collection — Box: 1-5
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...

Purdue University Libraries University Press records, addition

 Unprocessed — Digital Folder: 20181210-1 Purdue Libraries University Press records, addition
Identifier: 20181012.1

Stewart Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 110
Scope and Contents The Stewart Center records contain floor plans and materials related to the building's construction. Correspondence between Dr. John H. Moriarty and the various distinguished groups and individuals invited to the dedication ceremony can be found within the collection. A program from the first student play held in Loeb Playhouse is also contained within the collection as well as several library documents.