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Miscellaneous, 1890s-1920s

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Box 45

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.

Dates

  • 1890s-1920s

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Extent

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)