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Digital Media

 Series — Box: Communal Digital Media 1
Identifier: UA 52, Series 4

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The papers of Arthur Hansen, president of Purdue University 1971 - 1982 include speeches, lecture notes, publications, and related materials. Photographs of President Arthur Hansen and his wife, Nancy Tucker Hansen were received at a later date from the publications and speeches, as was the DVD, "Funeral of Purdue University President Arthur G. Hansen," WLFI-TV News Channel 18. There are also some press releases related to Nancy Hansen's activities.

The papers cover a wide variety of topics, such as fluidics, laminar, mechanical engineering, aeronautics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, thermal engineering, engineering education, higher education and research, race, religion, Purdue Women's Day (1971 - 1973), land grant universities, campus unrest and civil rights issues at Purdue University (1970s), energy research, orientations for new faculty and students, and Minority Programs in Freshman Engineering (1976). Of particular note is Dr. Hansen's remarks for addressing a Black Student Rally at Purdue in 1980. Lastly there are some digital media files that need further processing.


  • 1950 - 2010
  • Majority of material found within 1970 - 1985

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 5.736 Cubic Feet (15 letter-size full-width manuscript boxes, one shoe box, and 265.00 megabytes)

Technical Access Information

The digital media files have not been processed. Contact Purdue University Archives and Special Collections if interested in using this matreial.


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States