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Purdue University. Alumni and alumnae

 Organization

Found in 340 Collections and/or Records:

James Blakesley Collection on the Class of 1950

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 28
Scope and Contents The James Blakesley Collection on the Class of 1950 contains memorabilia from the Class of 1950's days at Purdue. Types of material include dance cards, newspaper clippings, event programs and playbills, along with photographs, record albums, and artifacts.
Dates: 1946 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1950

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

Blanche Brown Johnson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00000BJ1
Scope and Contents Diaries, correspondence, photographs, and related materials of Blanche Johnson.  Includes newspaper clippings and printed material pertaining to items of interest to Blanche Johnson, such as art, bridges, cooking, mysticism, home decorating, poetry, religion, sex, and sewing. Some ephemera, primarily Christmas gift tags and cards collected by Johnson, are included.  A constitution and program for the The Art Club of Lafayette, Indiana, 1912-1915, is included in the collection.
Dates: 1875-1921

Allen C. Boggs collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 18
Identifier: MSA 55
Scope and Contents Receipt - Purdue Alumni Association Life Membership, 1920 (Initialed "Paid HGL," by Harry G. Leslie, '04, who was executive director of the Association at that time, and who later was elected Governor of Indiana.)
Dates: 1920

Charles J. Bohrer thesis

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 279
Abstract 40 page thesis entitled “Beer and Its Physiological Effects” written by Charles J. Bohrer
Dates: 1876

Henry L. Bolley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 44
Scope and Contents The collection consists of publications by Henry L. Bolley.
Dates: 1889 - 1913

Charles E. Boonstra sketchbook

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 19
Identifier: MSA 56
Scope and Contents Greenwalt, Charles E. (1906). A Few Inside Glimpses of Student Life at "Perdoo" from the Sketchbook of Greenawalt. (No other publication information available.)
Dates: 1906

Esther Conelley Boonstra papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 20
Identifier: MSA 57
Scope and Contents Recollections by Esther Boonstra of the years she spent at Purdue from 1941 to 1945. Transcription The Way It Was at Purdue 1941-1945, by Esther Conelley BoonstraI came to Purdue as a freshman in September 1941. There were four male students for every female student. The Music Hall (now Elliott Hall of Music) was new and in it we freshmen had an orientation talk and an initial assessment of each one's capabilities for the assignment to...
Dates: 1941 - 1945

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

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

Sol Boyk collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSA 20
Scope and Contents One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: 1934 - 1976

Marcy Boynton papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 60
Scope and Contents Oral History Honors Project by Marcy Boynton, Fall 2002. Includes interviews with Dr. Victor Cicirelli, Dr. Clifford Swenson, and a third, unnamed senior Purdue psychology professor.
Dates: 2002

Guy D. Brewer Collection on the Class of 1911

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 61
Scope and Contents Various memorabilia from the Class of 1911.
Dates: 1911 - 1978

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Scope and Contents The Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers document the extensive Air Force and NASA career of Roy D. Bridges Jr.The papers include but are not limited to, artifacts, audio visual material, awards, books, briefs and records, certificates, clippings, clothing, correspondence, diaries, documents, flight logs, flight checklists and data files, along with Bridges' pilot kneeboard notes, medals, mementos, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, textbooks, research papers, and working paper...
Dates: 1950 - 2013

Mark N. Brown papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 302
Scope and Contents The Mark N. Brown papers include papers and memorabilia of retired astronaut and Purdue Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering alumnus, Mark N. Brown. Included are Brown's textbooks from his studies at Purdue, Air Force ROTC certificate, Apollo program photographs that were pinned to Brown's Purdue dorm room wall while he was a student in the early 1970s, a Purdue paper airplane contest trophy, along with other Purdue memorabilia.  The collection also includes NASA memorabilia...
Dates: 1963 - 1991

Chester L. Buchanan papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSA 63
Scope and Contents Sea Stories: Autobiography of a Landlubber, by C. L. Buchanan, part I and II, 2004.
Dates: 2004

DeWitt Buchanan collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 62
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains papers relating to Dewitt "Buck" Buchanan.
Dates: 1898 - 1978

Ernest A. Bureau scrapbooks

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 285
Abstract Scrapbooks containing clippings from Purdue Alumnus, Purdue Engineering Review, and Purdue Engineer
Dates: 1919 - 1932; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/1954

T. C. and Rosemond Walker collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 13, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 233
Scope and Contents Purdue Memorial Union Certificates of Life Membership for T. C. Walker and Rosemond Walker, circa 1922.
Dates: circa 1922

Eugene A. Cernan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288
Scope and Contents The Eugene A. Cernan papers document the military, aeronautics, and astronautics career of Eugene A. Cernan, as well as his subsequent professional and public activities. The papers also feature records pertaining to Cernan's youth, family, and education. The collection includes but is not limited to artifacts, audiovisual recordings, awards, books, certificates, coins, correspondence, documents, mission patches, newspaper clippings, photographs, plaques, publications, scrapbooks, speeches,...
Dates: 1934 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1956 - 2012

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

Charles J. Huber papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 8, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 144
Scope and Contents Publications by Charles J. Huber:

The Story of Sericulture in China, 1924.

Better Silk for China, A paper given before the Rotary Club of Shanghai on August 21, 1924.

The Potentialities of the Silk Industry of China, Paper given before the Industrial Conference at Peking, September 10, 1924.
Dates: undated

Chase S. Osborn Collection, 1922-1949

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: osbocs0
Scope and Contents Books written by Chase Osborn and his wife, Stellanova B. Osborn.
Dates: 1922 - 1949

John I. Cheney collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 64
Scope and Contents One folder which contains items from the Class of 1917.
Dates: 1916 - 1940

Ying Chang Cheng papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSA 65
Scope and Contents The collection includes the dissertation "Cohesion, Adhesion, Tensile Strength, Tensile Energy, Negative Surface Energy, Interfacial Tension, and Molecular Attraction," submitted to the faculty of the Ogden Graduate School of Science in candidacy for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Chemistry, The University of Chicago, by Ying Chang Cheng. There are two copies.
Dates: 1921