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Summer Seminar, 1976 - 1988

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 554, Series 1, Sub-Series 2

Scope and Contents

The Summer Seminar sub-series contains materials related to the planning and implementation of an international two-week summer rhetoric seminar Lauer organized at the University of Detroit and Purdue University for 13 summers. Materials include schedules, staff lists, opening lectures, handouts from key speakers, images, essays, welcome packets, pamphlets, correspondence, bibliographies, evaluations, graduate student participation, reservations, advertising, notes on each yearly seminar, and 4 floppy disks related to the seminar.


  • 1976 - 1988

Access Information

One curriculum vitae for a speaker was removed and placed in a restricted box. It is restricted until 2029, 100 years from the birthdate of the person.


1.090 Cubic Feet (Three full-width letter-size manuscript boxes and four floppy disks)

0.01 Gigabytes : 224 files

Language of Materials


Technical Access Information

Floppy disks have been migrated to a digital format and are available on the digital access terminal in the Archives Reading Room, however some files are not readable.


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States