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Van Pelt, Dale


Biographical Information

Dale Van Pelt of Vevay, Indiana, began studying at Purdue University in 1889 and graduated with a B.S. in Mechanics in 1892. In 1892 he was class historian, quarterback of football, President of the Emersonian Society, and art editor of the Debris. After graduation, he worked as an artist for the Indianapolis Sentinel.


Purdue Yearbook, Debris. 1889-1893.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Dale Van Pelt papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 16
Scope and Contents The Dale Van Pelt papers document Van Pelt's time as a student at Purdue University. His notes from a Botany class include small drawings and sketches. The diary includes descriptions of friends, local places, and daily activities. The diary and notes give a sample of early student life at Purdue.
Dates: 1891 - 1892