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Manuscripts and Files, 1945-1996

Identifier: MSA 33, Series 2

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The Robert W. Topping papers (1930-1996; 2.75 cubic feet) collection consists of many newspaper clippings, news releases, ten interviews on cassette tapes and miscellaneous printed ephemera that Robert W. Topping collected, while on the staff of the Purdue University Office of Publications for twenty-eight years. Also included are the files used for his published book; “The Hovde Years,” 1980 and the original manuscript for “A Century and Beyond,” 1988, along with manuscripts for “Gentle Force, The Women of Purdue University,” 1993 and “Just Call Me Orville,” 1996, the unpublished biography of Orville Redenbacher, 1996. The papers are organized into two series:


  • 1945-1996

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 2.75 Cubic Feet


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States