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Purdue University African American alumni and faculty, 1977-1994, 2022

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 154, Series 2

Scope and Contents

The various items in this series include, directories, Black Faculty and Administrative Staff, 1977-78, 1988-89, 1991 (faculty); clippings and notations, Purdue University black alumni and faculty, circa 1981-1994; a constitution and by-laws for the black caucus of faculty and staff at Purdue University, 1984; "Purdue Black Alumni Questionnaires," "Black Cultural Center, 25th Anniversary Celebration," 1993; The Purdue Alumnus, cover stories featuring Purdue University black alumni and faculty; Helen Bass Williams, Glenn Robinson and Lawrence Burton, November 1993, April 1994 and May 1994; a newspaper clipping, "Black Judge's Success Story Begins in Cold Attic," by Neil A. Lewis, an article about Purdue alum, Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr.; newspaper clippings (photocopies) from various newspapers, 1994 articles about the Black Cultural Center and various alumni, and a commencement program, with focus on honorary degrees given to Purdue alum, Eugene B. Jackson – Doctor of Humane Letters and former Purdue faculty member, Orlando L. Taylor – Doctor of Letters, 1994.


  • 1977-1994, 2022

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.


0.10 Cubic Feet (Eight folders)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States