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Women's Archives. Susan Bulkeley Butler Women's Archives

 Collecting Area
Identifier: Women's Archives
The Susan Bulkeley Butler Women’s Archives was established in 2006 as a means of documenting the pioneering women who helped shape Purdue and Indiana history. The Purdue Archives and Special Collections unit actively acquires the papers of women affiliated with Purdue or Indiana. Of special interest are the papers of women who have succeeded in largely male-dominated professions such as engineering, technology, science, and management. The Women’s Archives enables researchers and the Purdue community to rediscover the contributions of women by highlighting their achievements throughout history.

Found in 174 Collections and/or Records:

Agnes Tilson papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 39, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSF 384
Scope and Contents Collection consists of one folder which contains an article by Agnes Tilson.

Alice Biester papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 15, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSF 34
Scope and Contents The collection contains one article by Alice Biester.

Alice Rice Cook papers

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSP 287
Scope and Contents The Alice Rice Cook Papers contain clippings regarding Frank and Lillian Gilbreth, correspondence with Lillian Gilbreth, and correspondence and materials regarding the death of Lillian Gilbreth collected by Alice Cook.

Alida M. Cunningham papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 5, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSA 84
Scope and Contents Articles written by Alida Cunningham, "Morphological Characters of the Scales of Cuscuta." Reprinted from the Indiana Academy of Science, 1898, pp. 212-213.

"Geographical Distribution of the Species of Cuscuta in North America." Reprinted from the Indiana Academy of Science, 1898, p. 214.

Alma Long papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 28, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSF 228
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains articles by Alma Long.

Altrusa International of Lafayette, Indiana records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 127
Abstract This collection contains administrative papers, scrapbooks, and publications relating the activities of the Lafayette, Indiana chapter of Altrusa International.

Amelia Earhart at Purdue papers

 Collection — Box 1-3
Identifier: MSF 450
Scope and Contents The Amelia Earhart at Purdue Collection (1935-2000; 1 cubic foot) documents Amelia Earhart’s arrival at Purdue University, her time there, and the efforts to memorialize Earhart after her disappearance. Types of materials include correspondence, ephemera, administrative reports, photographs, publicity materials, and speeches.

Amelia Earhart Press photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 195
Abstract Two photo albums containing Associated Press and International Newsreel photographs of Amelia Earhart, along with the detailed press release information, such as date, location, and individual names. Many are pre and post-Atlantic flight, and before and during her around-the-world flight.

Anna Akeley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 496
Abstract The collection contains photographs, awards, and a bound copy of Akeley’s memoirs. The materials document her life and career as a physics instructor at Purdue University

Anne M. Lutz papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 9, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 163
Scope and Contents Two folders, one of diaries, publications, and newspaper articles by or about Anne Lutz (1871-1938), an early female scientist and genetics researcher who specialized in documenting chromosomes in plants and was an expert in the area of chromosomes of Oenothera mutants and hybrids. Anne M. Lutz has been credited with discoveries relating to the double chromosome theory. Of particular interest are two handwritten diaries of Anne Lutz during an assignment in Belgium, dated 1911-1912, as well as...

Annie S. Peck letter and photograph

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 10 , Placement: 02
Identifier: 20150211.1

Avanelle "Nell" Kirksey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 502
Abstract The collection documents the life and career of Dr. Avanelle Kirksey, a prominent researcher and educator  in the area of maternal and infant nutrition.

Barbara (Babs) Elsbury papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSF 501
Abstract Scrapbooks and papers documenting the academic and professional life of Barbara Elsbury, as well as the academic and social activities of Purdue University.

Barbara Cook Collins collection of Cheerleading Uniforms and Pennants

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSA 26
Abstract The collection contains a women’s cheerleading uniform and several pennants from 1939.

Barbara Cook papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 467
Abstract The Barbara Cook papers predominantly document Barbara Cook's career in the Dean of Women and Dean of Students office and as professor of education at Purdue University (1956 - 1989), including her leadership roles in Mortar Board and NAWDAC -- National Association of Women Deans, Administrators, and Counselors. Types of material include correspondence, speeches, teaching material, articles and essays, and biographical information.

Bertha Latta papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 9, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 159
Scope and Contents Three Indiana State Department of Public Instruction publications and one journal clipping.

Bertha M. Keller papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 26, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSF 203
Scope and Contents The collection contains one folder with a publication by Bertha Keller.

Betty J. Lynch Roberts papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 2, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 307
Abstract The collection contains photographs, programs, and artifacts relating to Betty J. Lynch Roberts' time at Purdue University, particularly her involvement with the theatre.

Betty Lark-Horovitz papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 27, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSF 216
Scope and Contents Etching, article co-authored by Betty Lark-Horovitz, "Children's Art Abilities: Developmental Trends of Art Characteristics," and an article discussing etchings.

[Note: author is sometimes referred to as Betty Lark-Horowitz.]

Betty Lark-Horovitz Purdue University buildings sketches

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSP 40
Scope and Contents The Betty Lark-Horovitz Purdue University Buildings sketches (1930; 0.5 cubic feet) shows drawings of five buildings on Purdue University's campus in 1930.  These buildings include University Hall, Ladies' Hall, Purdue Men's Hall, Mechanical Engineering buildings and the Pharmacy/Science building.  All of the sketches are in black and white pencil except for the sketches of University Hall, which are in color. [Note: author is sometimes referred to as Betty Lark-Horowitz.]

Betty M. Suddarth collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 44, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSF 449
Scope and Contents Factors Influencing the Successful Graduation of Freshmen Who Enroll at Purdue University, 1957 Chart of Degrees Given by Purdue, circa 1956-1957

Beverley Stone papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 466
Abstract Biographical documents, correspondence, speech notes and other materials documenting the life of Purdue’s first Dean of Students, Beverley Stone.

Blanche Brown Johnson papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00000BJ1
Scope and Contents Diaries, correspondence, photographs, and related materials of Blanche Johnson.  Includes newspaper clippings and printed material pertaining to items of interest to Blanche Johnson, such as art, bridges, cooking, mysticism, home decorating, poetry, religion, sex, and sewing. Some ephemera, primarily Christmas gift tags and cards collected by Johnson, are included.  A constitution and program for the The Art Club of Lafayette, Indiana, 1912-1915, is included in the collection.

Bobbie Simon papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20130413.5

Esther Conelley Boonstra collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3: Series Series 1, Placement: 20
Identifier: MSA 57
Scope and Contents Recollections by Esther Boonstra of the years she spent at Purdue from 1941 to 1945. Transcription The Way It Was at Purdue 1941-1945, by Esther Conelley BoonstraI came to Purdue as a freshman in September 1941. There were four male students for every female student. The Music Hall (now Elliott Hall of Music) was new and in it we freshmen had an orientation talk and an initial assessment of each one's capabilities for the assignment to...