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Clippings, circa 1882-1824

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Series 5

Scope and Contents

The series documents the professional career of Charles Major and the personal life of Charles and Ann Shaw Major. Types of materials include: newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, and clipping scrapbooks compiled by the Majors. Topics include: Charles Major’s literary career, law career, tenure as a Indiana state representative, member of Purdue University’s Board of Trustees, theatrical and motion picture productions, Charles and Ann Major’s home, travels, Charles Major’s death, Ann Major’s years after the death of Charles, and clippings regarding Shaw and Major relatives. Other subjects include: Indiana Society of Chicago, Shelbyville, Indiana; Julia Marlowe, Booth Tarkington, James Whitcomb Riley, George Ade, Meredith Nicholson, Marion Davies, Bertha Galland, and Mary Pickford. Materials in the series are arranged alphabetically by subject.


  • circa 1882-1824

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 51.25 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States