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Edward C. Elliott Hall Of Music (West Lafayette, Ind.)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1940-

Historical Information

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.

Citation

Edward 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:

Irma Jean Bowman scrapbook

 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

Campus Art Survey records

 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

Elliott Hall of Music piece of marble flooring

 Unprocessed — Box: 1 piece of marble
Identifier: 20130820.2
Dates: April 15, 1940

Elliott Hall of Music records

 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

Purdue University Musical Organizations records

 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