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Bleacher Accident, 1947 - 2006

 Sub-Series — Box: 20
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 2, Sub-Series 3

Scope and Contents

This sub-series is comprised of front page headline stories about the Purdue bleacher collapse that occurred on February 25, 1947 during the halftime of the Purdue versus Wisconsin game. The newspapers have been retained, but scans have been made for preservation purposes. Also included are a few key photographs that appeared in some of the press releases about the tragedy.


  • 1947 - 2006

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.


0.50 Cubic Feet (One legal-size manuscript box)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States