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Harvey, B. L. (Benjamin Looker)


Biographical Information

Benjamin L. Harvey, from Lafayette, Indiana, was a student at Purdue from 1885 to 1887 and left before graduating. As a student, he was involved in the Carlyle Literary Society and the Irving Society, and served as Editor-in-Chief of "The Purdue" student newspaper. In 1887 he was president of the Carlyle Literary Society.

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B. L. Harvey scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 390
Content Description Scrapbook belonging to B.L. (Ben) Harvey of Lafayette, Indiana. The book was originally a ledger, with entries beginning in 1870. Later, it was used as a scrapbook by Harvey while at Purdue University from 1883 to 1889. Harvey appears to have been a student at Purdue from 1885-1888; however, there is not record of him graduating. Pasted on the pages of the ledger are newspaper clippings, ephemera, and articles related to activities at Purdue. Highlights include College Programs and...
Dates: 1870 - 1880