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Obituaries, Correspondence, Reports, 1894-1964

 File — Box: Communal Collections 23, Placement: 02, Folder: 1
Identifier: File 1

Scope and Contents

Two obituaries for William F. M. Goss. Copy of Western Union Telegram sent to Mrs. W. F. M. Goss by Edward C. Elliott, President of Purdue University, on behalf of the trustees and faculty, March 24, 1928, expressing condolences upon the death of Professor Goss.

Thank you note sent to President Elliott by Edna D. Goss, dated April 5, 1928.

Letter written to Mr. Russell T. Gray containing content for a forthcoming issue of The Alumnus, in regards to Dr. Goss' death and funeral service, dated March 30, 1928.

Letter from F. E. Lister to President Elliott, with content for The Alumnus issue featuring Dean Goss, dated March 28, 1928.

Correspondence between Miss Helen Hand, Secretary to the Office of the President, and John P. Neff, concerning the payment of flowers, purchased for Dr. Goss' funeral, dated April 4, 11 and 17, 1928.

Letter (report) to Dr. Edward C. Elliott, from John P. Neff, representative of Purdue at Dr. Goss' funeral, detailing some of the events. Letter is dated March 28, 1928.

Western Union telegram, dated March 28, 1928 from John P. Neff, to Dr. Edward Elliott, asking if he wanted information for the April Alumnus (1928) in regards to Dr. Goss' death . March 28, 1928 letter to Dr. Edward C. Elliott from John P. Neff stating details from his experiences as Purdue's representative of Purdue University at the funeral of Dr. Goss.

Western Union telegram to John Neff from Edward C. Elliott thanking him for his services as representative of Purdue University at Dr. Goss' funeral.

Telegram is dated March 24, 1928. Letter to Dr. Elliott from W. H. Winterrowd expressing his feelings and thoughts about Dr. Goss' on his passing. Letter is dated April 3, 1928.

Thank you noted addressed to Mr. W. H. Winterrowd from Edward C. Elliott thanking him for a letter concerning Dr. Goss, and telling him the letter was sent to the editor of The Alumnus for his reading and use in connection with an article about Dr. Goss. The Note is dated April 9, 1928.

Thank you note addressed to Mr. William H. Winterrowd from Edward C. Elliott thanking him for his assistance to Mr. John P. Neff, in connection with the funeral of Dr. Goss. The note is dated March 30, 1928.

Letter dated November 9, 1964 from A. A. Potter, Dean Emeritus of Engineering, to Professor K. B. Woods upon his appointment as the Goss Professor of Engineering. The letter details biographical information on William Freeman Myrick Goss.

Facts Concerning Graduates of Purdue University: During the ten years ending with 1894, Goss, W. F. M. January 23, 1895. [Original and copy of the document]

Thermal Tests Of Car Wheels, Goss, W. F. M. February 20, 1899. A report of thermal tests of car wheels manufactured by the Griffin Wheel Company, furnished to Railway Age by Mr. T. A. Griffin, the president of that company.


  • 1894-1964

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 0.075 Cubic Feet (Three folders)

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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