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Purdue University Agricultural Communication photograph collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20150123

Content Description

Includes several boxes of Agricultural Communication photographs and negatives from various times.  Many of them are J.C. Allen photographs.  There is one wood filing card catalog box and two metal slides boxes also included.  Also received were a few larger/oversized photographs that have been mounted to cardboard, a checkout list of who borrowed the items, a grub-damaged shoe sole (teaching tool) and several charcoal sketches.

Acquisition Type



Transferred from the Agricultural Communications Department via Sandra Danford.

Restrictions Apply



  • circa 1910s - 1960s
  • Majority of material found within circa 1940s - 1950s


15.00 Cubic Feet (40 pamphlet boxes, 12 shoe boxes, two cubic foot boxes, one half-width letter-size manuscript box, and six flat folders)


Boxes 1-55: photographs and negatives (circa 1910s-1960s); Communal Accessions 23: Folder 1: The Boiler County Fair poster (undated); Folder 2: ag materials (undated); Folder 3: university photographs (undated); Communal Accessions 24: Folder 1: charcoal drawings (undated); Communal Accessions 26: Folder 1: LP "Man's Sin Against the Sail" (January 13, 1941); Communal Accessions 44: Folder 1: Black and white photograph of a man herding cattle (undated).