Skip to main content

Original draft of bill by State Senator Langdon, circa 1879

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 06, Item: 3
Identifier: MSP 28, Item 3

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The Byron Langdon papers are comprised of an original draft of a bill by state Senator Byron W. Langdon passed by the Indiana Legislature in 1879. It authorized the board of commissioners of bench courts in the state to appoint two students to attend the university without tuition and matriculation fee, thus making every county in the state participants in the superior advantages of Purdue. There is also a nameplate stating that the original draft was presented to Purdue University on its fiftieth anniversary by Lillie Langdon Phillips. There is also a photograph of Senator Langdon.


  • circa 1879

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States