Edward C. Elliott Hall Of Music (West Lafayette, Ind.)
- Existence: 1940-
The Edward C. Elliott Hall Of Music, originally the Hall of Music, is a five-story, 280-by-190-foot structure with an air-conditioned main auditorium, balcony, and gallery. When it was built it contained seating for 6,148 people, band instruments, practice rooms, main radio broadcasting studios, offices, dressing rooms, and band drill rooms. It was erected as a Public Works Administration (PWA) project and was renamed the Elliott Hall of Music in 1958.
CitationEdward C. Elliott Hall Of Music. Purdue Campus Facilities and Buildings Historic Database. Access September 16, 2019. http://collections.lib.purdue.edu/campus/buildings/131
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 227
Abstract Irma Jean Bowman's scrapbook contains with clippings, programs, playbills, postcards, and ticket stubs documenting various cultural events at Purdue University and the surrounding region in Northwestern Indiana.
Dates: 1935 - 1980
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 62, Placement: 02
Identifier: UA 142
Scope and Contents The Campus Art Survey records contain reports and inventories of the various paintings and works of art that were present on campus. The reports include the locations of the works of art at that time.
Dates: 1938 - 1958
Unprocessed — Box: 1 piece of marble
Dates: April 15, 1940
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 60, Placement: 13
Identifier: UA 125
Scope and Contents The Elliott Hall of Music records contain information about the building dedication in 1940, past performances, brochures, and a safety plan for the building drafted in 1960.
Dates: 1940 - 1990
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 40
Scope and Contents This collection documents Purdue University's musical organizations including the Choral Society, Glee Club, Symphony Orchestra, and University bands. Materials include song books, scrapbook, programs, sheet music, and record albums. Includes information on well-known Purdue songs, such as "Hail Purdue," as well as lesser-known Purdue songs performed at convocations, football games against Indiana University, and related events. Some late 19th century song books not specific to Purdue but...
Dates: 1876 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1960s