Personal materials, 1870s-1920s
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Series 2
Scope and Contents
From the Collection: The Winthrop E. Stone papers (1880s-1990s; 20.75 cubic feet) documents the life of Winthrop E. Stone, his family, and his administration as the fifth president of Purdue University. They feature Stone’s academic career as a chemist and agriculturalist as well as his various policies and endeavors while President at Purdue. They also document his interest in mountaineering. Extensive records of communication and reporting on Stone’s accidental death while mount climbing is also included. Types of materials include: correspondence, diaries, personal journals, negatives, speeches, scrapbooks, academic journals, black-and-white photographs, and artifacts.
Language of Materials
From the Collection: Collection materials are in English.
Collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 20.75 Cubic Feet (34 manuscript boxes, 2 cubic foot boxes, 11 artifact boxes (various sizes), 1 oversize folder, 1 flat file folder)