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Schelke, Robert Koch, 1901-1988


Biographical Information

Robert Schelke was a native of Madison, IN who graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in 1923. His study focus was in steam engineering. His professional career took him from the Illinois Bell Telephone Company to Heywood-Wakefield Furniture Manufacturing to the Sawyer Biscuit Co., Best Foods, Inc. and Belden Manufacturing Company.

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Robert K. Schelke photographs

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 360
Scope and Contents The collection consists of seven individual photo album pages (includes 54 black and white photographs) documenting student activities and campus life at Purdue during the early 1920s. The photographs were taken by Robert K. Schelke who also provides the handwritten notes on the pages. Some of the photographs show campus buildings, including a shot of the Memorial Union while under construction.
Dates: 1919 - 1923