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Cammack, Eleanore Adelene

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: April 18, 1906 - December 10, 1995

Biographical Information

Eleanor Adelene Cammack was born April 18, 1906. Cammack earned her BA from DePauw University in 1928. She then traveled to the University of Illinois to pursue a BS in Library Science, which she received in 1929. After finishing school, Cammack was hired by Purdue Libraries as an order assistant in 1929 before serving as a librarian. By 1955, she had become the head of the library's Order Department, with the rank of assistant professor. She also worked as an archivist outside of Purdue, helping to compile and process collections for the DePauw University and Indiana Methodism archive. Cammack passed away December 10, 1995.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Ancient and Medieval Manuscript Leaves collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 55
Identifier: MSP 136
Abstract The Ancient and Medieval Manuscript Leaves collection contains leaves from Breviaries, Books of Hours, Antiphonaries, Bibles, an Anthology of Persian Poetry, Byzantine Music Notation, and a papyrus fragment.  The collection demonstrates a variety of medieval texts and artistic styles.  This particular collection is an excellent teaching tool for many classes in the humanities.
Dates: 30 B.C.E. - 18th Century

Whitman Bailey papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 14, Placement: 18
Identifier: MSF 26
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from Eleanore Cammack, Order Librarian, addressed to Mr. Whitman Bailey, dated May 13, 1948, and two short notes.
Dates: 1948

Eleanore Cammack papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 83
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various programs from University Convocations; two folders which contain issues of the Campus Copy, News of the Staffs of Purdue University, from the 1940s; Books and Coffee listing for the fourth series, 1953-1954; and a short biography on Stanley Anderson, artist, with notations made on the back.
Dates: 1940 - 1950

Collection of British indentures

 Collection — Box: 10 folders
Identifier: MSP 105
Abstract The Collection of British Indentures documents 17th and 18th century British land laws and the transfer or renting of land between individuals and/or family members.  Almost all British legal land indentures (including the indentures in this collection) were handwritten on vellum and in English by the late Middle Ages.
Dates: 1607 - 1769; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/2011

Rare Book Leaves collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 55
Identifier: MSP 137
Abstract The Rare Book Leaves collection contains leaves from Buddhist scriptures, Golden Legend, Sidonia the Sorceress, Nuremberg Chronicle, Codex de Tortis, and an illustrated version of Wordsworth’s poem Daffodils. The collection demonstrates a variety of printing styles and paper. This particular collection is an excellent teaching tool...
Dates: 1440 - late 19th/early 20th Century