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Photocopied Materials, 1891-2005

 Series — Box: Box 3
Identifier: Series 3

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The William C. Latta papers (1877-2006; 2.0 cubic feet) documents the life, work, and legacy of Purdue Agriculture Professor William Carroll Latta.  The collection includes: a scrapbook (1877-1964) of photographs, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and essay pertaining to Latta’s work and achievements; a number of articles published by Latta during his career (1882-1932); miscellaneous published materials pertaining to his tenure at Purdue and professional achievements (1891-2005); and two artifacts, a bottle and coverlet.  The collection also contains several newspaper articles concerning the launch of the Liberty Ship SS W.C. Latta in 1944, as well as a fabric-covered bottle used to christen the vessel.  The Papers are organized into 5 series.

Dates

  • 1891-2005

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 2.00 Cubic Feet

From the Collection: 3 mss. boxes, 2 artifact boxes, one flat box other_unmapped

From the Collection: 1.00 mss._boxes

From the Collection: 1.00 mss._boxes

From the Collection: 1.00 mss._boxes

From the Collection: 1.00 flat_box

From the Collection: 1.00 flat_box

From the Collection: 1.00 flat_box

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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