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Cary Quadrangle records, addition 06

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2024-120

Content Description

Accession consist of Cary Hall records from the Cary Club, WCCR radio, WCC-TV, the Clarion, and Cary Quad staff. Records include directories, training material for residence hall staff, activities, historical information, digital and print photographs, handbooks, a Cary Hall administrative binder, an executive memos binder, and a ledger book. The collection also includes digitized videos from the 1980s and 1990s depicting student activities at Cary Quad, beanies, two class paddles, a binder that includes floor plans for numerous dormitories, and two boxes of reel to reel audio tape from WCCR radio.

Acquisition Type



Collection materials transferred from Cary Club Executive Board President, Benjamin Goldman on February 12, 2024.

Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

Collection contains unprocessed physical and digital records and requires review prior to use. Collection contains unprocessed analog audio media and may not be available for research use. Audio on reel-to-reel tape must be migrated to digital before use. Please contact archivist for more information.


  • 1920s - 2000s
  • Majority of material found within 1960s-1990s



7.64 Cubic Feet (5 cubic foot boxes; 2 manuscript boxes; and two items in two different communal collections boxes.)

114.52 Gigabytes (92.26 GB of 27 MP4 videos and 22.26 GB of 128 TIFF images.)


(See attached document in "Links" for a more detailed inventory) Box 1: Records pertaining to staff hall training, activities, historical information, policies and directories. Box 2: Records including Cary Quad publications, the radio station WCCR, the TV station WCC-TV, and photographs of Cary Quad and the temporary housing that burned down. Box 3: Cary Quad and Cary Club records including an executive memos binder, Cary Hall admin binder, a binder with floor plans for multiple residence halls, Cary Club ledger book, three small boxes of slides, one box of negative strips, and one small box of lapel pins and tie pins. Box 4: Records (Club Finance records) Box 5: Three green Purdue beanies, one dated 1943 with a P on the front, one with WRH on the front, and one with multiple pins and bottlecaps. Box 6 & 7: Reel to reel audio tapes and video tapes from WCCR radio station. Communal Collections 90: Oversized paddle, “Class of 1972” with signatures on back students from Cary Easy. Communal Collections Box 76: Class of 1967 “To Beanie from Third Floor Cary West” with signatures on back