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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 2 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

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