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Newspaper Clippings, circa 1888-1923

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 275, Series 3

Scope and Contents

This series consists of newspaper clippings created or collected by Thomas Moran. The majority of the collection consists of clippings from 1914-1922, covering World War One and its immediate aftermath, including the formation and progression of the League of Nations; the movement for Irish independence; growing American and European fears over Communism in the Soviet Union; and diplomatic tensions between the United States, Britain, and Japan.

Also present are clippings by Moran on the needs of the cities of Lafayette and West Lafayette (1917), social and political events in the United States in the 1920s, and the published memoirs of the German Kaiser Wilhelm II.

For newspaper clippings relating to Moran's death and funeral service, see Series 5: Honoring Thomas Moran.


  • circa 1888-1923

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection materials are in English.

Access Informaiton

This collection is open for research.


1.551 Cubic Feet (Two cubic foot boxes and one letter-size full-width manuscript box)

Processing Information

Newspaper clippings numbered 1-1100 have been left in their numeric order at the front of the series. Non-numbered newspaper clippings have been arranged chronologically at the back of the series.


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States