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Purdue University. Alumni and alumnae

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Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

William Arganbright letter

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 44
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one letter written by William E. Arganbright to Dr. Robert L. Thompson, Dean of Agriculture, September 9, 1991. The letter addresses Arganbright's experiences while a Purdue student, including time serving in the Indiana National Guard Battery B, from the perspective of a then ninety-seven year old man.
Dates: September 9, 1991

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

James Blakesley papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 358
Abstract Materials documenting James Blakesley's tenure as VP and president of the University Club.
Dates: 1965 - 1971

Julius L. Born correspondence

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 21
Identifier: MSA 58
Scope and Contents Typed versions of thirteen letters that Lieutenant Julius L. Born wrote home to his parents while stationed in France during World War I.
Dates: circa 1914 - 1918

Roger B. Chaffee letter and postcard

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 282
Scope and Contents The letter dated July 24, 1965 is from Roger Chaffee to his parents. On the reverse is a July 25, 1965 note from Martha Chaffee to her in-laws in which she signs, "Roger, Martha, Sheryl and Steve." In the letter, Roger discussed an upcoming flight and the astronaut's rotation as capsule communicator (CAPCOM). He mentions Gus Grissom, Gene Cernan, Jim McDivitt, Buzz Aldrin and Dave Scott. Both Roger and Martha discuss recent family activities at home. The postcard, dated July 1965, was sent by...
Dates: 1967

Purdue University College of Engineering records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 89
Scope and Contents The Purdue University College of Engineering records document the historical background of the College; included are many historical documents, annual reports, pamphlets, publicity, department brochures, pamphlets, and programs, newsletters, publications, alumni information and various related material.Some items of note are key historical documents from the earliest Purdue Engineering Laboratories, such as the Locomotive and Automobile Test Laboratories. Also included is...
Dates: 1859 - 2013

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...
Dates: 1877 - 2014; Other: Majority of material found within 1880 - 1940

Jack and Alice Rowen Easley collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 6, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 99
Scope and Contents The papers contain correspondence between President Jischke and Alice Rowen Easley, "Aunt Alice says...," a book by Easley and a picture of Easley's son, Mark, with a picture of the framed note from Jischke, which was a Christmas gift to Alice Easley.
Dates: 1995 - 2007

J. Holmes Martin Battery B papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 269
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles/clippings, and other materials belonging to J. Holmes Martin and relating to the history and service of Battery B, Indiana National Guard, and its 50th Year Reunion in May 1967.
Dates: circa 1910s - 1980s; Majority of material found in 1916 - 1916; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1967; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2013

Charles Edward Jack collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 8, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 40
Scope and Contents The Charles Edward Jack collection consists of two Purdue University identification cards and a letter from the Purdue University Office of the Director of Admissions.
Dates: 1942 - 1943

John T. McCutcheon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 278
Abstract Box 11: McCutcheon's handwritten account of the origins of Injun Summer and The Hunter's Moon (original pencil notes in JTM's hand); McCutcheon's handwritten account of the origins of Bird Center cartoons (original pencil notes in JTM's hand); Prints (reproductions) and newspaper clippings of some of McCutcheon's popular cartoons, circa 1930s; Sketches, original pen and ink drawings for Ade's Pink Marsh, Artie, and Stories publications; Color sketches for the newspaper (several originals in...
Dates: 1897-1979

Andrew K. Kolar papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 157
Scope and Contents Andrew K. Kolar papers include a Purdue paperweight, gear set, and ashtray, cera 1935,
Dates: circa 1991

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

Elwood Mead papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 10, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSA 173
Scope and Contents The papers include Purdue publications which feature Mead, publications authored by him, telegrams and condolence letters sent to Mrs. Mead upon Elwood Mead's death.
Dates: 1903 - 1936

Simeon V. B. Miller scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 21
Scope and Contents The Simeon V. B. Miller scrapbook contains memorabilia from Simeon Van Buren Miller's college career at Purdue University. Since he had been involved in the train wreck of 1903, there are numerous newspaper clippings from the wreck. Simeon Miller followed in the footsteps of his father and two brothers, as a member of Phi Delta Theta, so there is also a concentration of ephemera from the fraternity. He had been president of the class of 1905 during his sophomore year, so the scrapbook also...
Dates: 1900 - 1906

Frank Milner papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 32, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSF 271
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains correspondence from Professor D. S. Clark to John H. Moriarty, Director of Libraries, dated June 29, 1948 and another letter from John H. Moriarty to Mr. Frank Milner, dated July 1, 1948.A final letter from Frank Milner to John Moriarty was sent on July 2, 1948, along with Milner's publication of Calumet-Sag Channel and Connecting Waterways. This project was studied by the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Chicago...
Dates: undated

Fred W. and Mary Otten Rose collection on the Class of 1921 and 1922

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 11, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSA 203
Scope and Contents Materials collected by Fred Rose and Mary Otten Rose. The collection includes a Class of 1921 directory, records, Class of 1921, 45th, 50th, and 55th anniversary papers, correspondence to classmates in regards to events, copies of clippings from Purdue Exponent, and related materials. One folder contains photographs, newsletters, programs from 25th 30th, 40th and 50th reunions, rosters and notes from the Class of 1922 for which Mary Otten Rose was class secretary.
Dates: 1966 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1972

Roger H. Schnurlein Collection on the Class of 1926

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 12, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 208
Scope and Contents Roster of Class of 1926 Mechanical Engineering graduates, 25th, 60th, 65th, Class of 1926 anniversary testimonial certificates, and other items from the Class of 1926, post-graduation.
Dates: 1951 - 1991

William M. Snyder collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 218
Scope and Contents Correspondence from William Snyder describing the U.S.S. Lafayette, photograph of the Lafayette's launch, a U.S.S. Enterprise CVN-65 baseball cap, and a Trident tie clip.
Dates: 1989 - 1991

John "Jack" Tipton collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 13, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 229
Scope and Contents Photograph of John "Jack" Tipton, with notations on the back. Letter from the donor which states, "The young man pictured is John Jack Tipton who faithfully corresponded all through the war (WWI) with my mother, and they shared a great love of learning and respect for an education as means of bettering themselves through life."
Dates: circa 1921