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Purdue University. Alumni and alumnae

 Organization

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Scope and Contents The Neil A. Armstrong papers document the military, aeronautics, astronautics, teaching and corporate business career of Neil A. Armstrong. The papers also feature items from Armstrong's youth and education. The collection includes but is not limited to documents, coursework, working papers, subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, recordings, photographs and newspaper clippings. The papers are divided into eighteen series, and further information on the scope and content of the...
Dates: 1671 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012

George B. Bosco Jr. collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 4, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 59
Scope and Contents Schedule Card - grades and classes listed for George Bosco Jr.'s senior year at Purdue University, September 12, 1938. Purdue University diploma, the degree of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, June 11, 1939.
Dates: 1938 - 1939

John Dean scrapbook page and Purdue diploma

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 317
Scope and Contents The collection consists of John I. Dean's 1940 Purdue University diploma, and one scrapbook page belonging to Major Dean. The front page is titled "All Purdue Men," Lubbock Army Flying School, Lubbock Texas, May 1943. The scrapbook second page (or back page) is titled: "My Advanced Flying School Instructor and Students, Lubbock Texas, June 1943." Men identified in the photo are: L-R (standing) Bill Brucker, Al Edes, Burt Walkup (The Instructor), Me [John Irwin Dean], Paul Cooper. L-R...
Dates: 1940 - 1943

Clarence W. Driver collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 6, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 97
Scope and Contents The papers consist of many newspaper clippings about the baseball team from 1907-1908, while Driver was on the team, along with his diploma and Gala Week program from 1910.
Dates: 1907 - 1910

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 Arthur Fisher's time spent as a Purdue University student. 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.
Dates: 1916 - 1955; Majority of material found within 1916 - 1920

Jerome M. Goldman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 461
Scope and Contents The Jerome Goldman papers document Goldman's career as a Purdue University student in Aeronautical Engineering, his service in the United States Army Air Corp and his work afterwards as a pilot for United Air Lines, along with his key role in establishing Purdue Aeronautics Corporation and Purdue Air Lines as chief pilot, director of operations, and later vice president for operations and maintenance. Also included are papers from his work with International Learning Systems, the Federal...
Dates: 1941 - 1972; Other: Majority of material found within 1965 - 1972

Ross W. Hippensteel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 34
Scope and Contents The Ross W. Hippensteel papers (1912-1960; 13.5 cubic feet) document the college and military career of Ross W. Hippensteel. The collection contains many artifacts, papers, handbooks, manuals, certificates, class notes, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, a pencil sketch, clothing and other miscellaneous items. Some of the items belonged to his wife, Jean Rankin Hippensteel. The class notes are from many of his Purdue University, mechanical engineering and physics courses from 1929-1934, along...
Dates: 1912 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1950

Eugene B. Jackson papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 8, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSA 146
Scope and Contents Jackson, Eugene B. (1949). CADO Used Varied Skills. Library Journal, vol. 74, No. 10, May 15, 1949, pp. 778-779. Honorary Degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, Purdue University, May 13, 1994. [diploma and biographical sheet]
Dates: 1949 - 1994

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

Lydia Hildebrand Lynde collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 47: Series Box 1; Series Series 2; Series UA 110, Series 1; Series UA 111, Series 5; Series MSF 508, Series 1; Series MSF 508, Series 2, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSA 11
Scope and Contents The Lydia Hildebrand Lynde collection includes a Master of Science diploma issued to Lydia Ann Hildebrand Lynde, June 11, 1919, and two photographs with names noted on the back.
Dates: 1919

Orville Redenbacher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 37
Scope and Contents The Orville Redenbacher papers contain artifacts, papers, certificates, plaques, photographs, advertisements, items from Purdue University (1928, the year Redenbacher received his Bachelor of Science degree) and a 1988 honorary Doctorate from Purdue, among other items which represent aspects of Orville Redenbacher's career. Some of the artifacts consist of an extensive bow tie and tie collection, various honorary 4-H plaques and certificates, photographs which document the first commercial...
Dates: 1928 - 1994; Other: Majority of material found within 1966 - 1994

Clifford and Jo Swanlund papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 24
Scope and Contents The Clifford and Jo Swanlund papers document the lives and careers of Cliff Swanlund and Jo Carty Swanlund. The collection contains an extensive number of letters written by Cliff and Jo from the beginning of their relationship through the early years of their marriage. It also contains many letters written by Cliff's parents to him, while he was a student at Purdue University. The correspondence gives one a unique perspective not only on the family itself, but on outside events which occurred...
Dates: 1943 - 2002; Other: Majority of material found within 1949 - 1953