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Purdue University School of Nursing records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20170616.2

Content Description

These records document the creation of growth of the School of Nursing at Purdue. Records included founding documents; bulletins, brochures, and event programs; student handbooks and course catalogs; accreditation materials, Indiana State Board of Nursing documents; NLN Progress Reports and NCLEX summary profiles; strategic planning documents; annual reports; departmental files; documents pertaining to the School's organizational structure; curricular info including curriculum committee minutes and course syllabi; information pertaining to faculty activities; faculty meeting minutes; materials pertaining to student organizations such as the Minority Student Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau; information on scholarships and student awards; Alumni materials and Alumni Association records; materials commemorating the School's 25th and 50th anniversary; Nursing Center for Family Health materials; and photographs, clippings, and oral histories with retired nurses. These records also contain historic materials which comprised the Center for Nursing History. Digital materials include videocassettes, audio cassettes and tapes, cds, dvds, floppy disks, and flash drives.

Acquisition Type



The records were transferred from the School of Nursing in Johnson Hall on June 16, 2017.

Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

Boxes 14, 31, 60, 61, and 64 are restricted as they contain sensitive information. Some materials in other boxes may have sensitive information concerning students which may need to be copied and redacted before use. Unprocessed digital media are not available for access. Please consult archives staff for more information.


  • 1960 - 2017



65.204 Cubic Feet (Forty-nine full-width letter size manuscript boxes, eleven half-width letter size manuscript boxes, forty-two cubic foot boxes, one half-width legal size manuscript box, four specialty boxes, and two scrapbooks)


See preliminary inventory in External Documents for detailed box list.