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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 collects, preserves, and makes available for research original and rare materials that capture the often overlooked and under-represented stories of women and their communities in Purdue and Indiana's past. Collections include papers, photographs, audio-visual materials, digital media, rare books, and select artifacts documenting women faculty, staff, and students at Purdue University; organizations and programs at Purdue that support women; and significant women and women's organizations in Indiana. The Women’s Archives actively seeks new collections that align with this focus, particularly those that represent women from diverse backgrounds, women of color, women in the LGBTQ+ community, and women who have challenged traditional gender roles. The Purdue Archives and Special Collections established the Women's Archives in 2006 after receiving a generous donation from Susan Bulkeley Butler.

Found in 289 Collections and/or Records:

Rita Colwell papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20150904
Dates: circa 1990s - 2011

Rita Colwell papers, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20150917.4
Dates: circa 1992 - 2010

Rita Colwell papers, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20171130
Dates: circa 1969 - 2016

Rita Colwell papers, addition 04

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190130
Dates: 1984; 1986; Majority of material found within 1993 - 2012

Rita Colwell papers, addition 05

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190903

Rita Colwell papers, addition 06

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20191107.1

Rita Colwell papers, addition 07

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20201112.1

Rita Culross papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20180625

Roberta Banaszak Gleiter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 251
Scope and Contents The Roberta Banaszak Gleiter papers (8 cubic feet; 1931-2011) contain materials that document both Gleiter’s personal and professional life such as letters of appreciation and commendation, awards, certificates, speeches and presentations, photographs, academic transcripts, items pertaining to Gleiter’s involvement in professional organizations, and materials documenting Gleiter’s time at Purdue. These include her Purdue University student identification card, materials pertaining to Gleiter’s...
Dates: 1931-2011; Other: Majority of material found in 1956-2011; Other: Date acquired: 12/09/2011

Roberta (Bobbie) Simon papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20130413.5
Dates: 1940 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1976

Martha Bemis Rogers dance cards

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 256
Scope and Contents The Martha Bemis Rogers dance cards document the dances Martha Bemis attended from 1953-1957, while a student at Purdue University. There are 32 cards in the collection.
Dates: 1953 - 1957

Fred W. and Mary Otten Rose collection on the Class of 1921 and 1922

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 11, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSA 203
Scope and Contents Materials collected by Fred Rose and Mary Otten Rose. The collection includes a Class of 1921 directory, records, Class of 1921, 45th, 50th, and 55th anniversary papers, correspondence to classmates in regards to events, copies of clippings from Purdue Exponent, and related materials. One folder contains photographs, newsletters, programs from 25th 30th, 40th and 50th reunions, rosters and notes from the Class of 1922 for which Mary Otten Rose was class secretary.
Dates: 1966 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1972

Janalyce Rouls papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 499
Overview The collection contains correspondence, clippings, publications, etc. documenting the career of Janalyce Rouls, a prominent figure in home economics extension work.
Dates: 1917 - 2007

Ruth Davis Braun papers

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 38
Identifier: 20191125.1
Dates: 1939 - 1941; 1994

Ruth (Frier) Shively Oliver collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20200918

Sally Jo Bible Tomahawk Club pledge board

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Collections 64, Placement: 03
Identifier: 20131001.2

Sally Watlington papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20170321

Sarah J. Watlington speech

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 13, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSA 14
Scope and Contents Program and speech by Sarah "Sally" Watlington about Helen Schleman, for Chronicling Women's History: Selections from the Susan Bulkeley Butler Women's Archives event at Purdue University, 2008.
Dates: 2008; Other: Majority of material found in 2008; Other: Date acquired: 08/08/2012

Laurentza Schantz-Hansen papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 44, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSF 440
Scope and Contents Three folders containing correspondence, writings, conceptual drawings, newspaper clippings, programs, publications and donation papers of Laurentza Schantz-Hansen.
Dates: 1910 - 2003

Mary Lou Schiltz papers on Purdue in World War Two

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 66, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSA 370
Overview The collection contains materials related to Purdue's campus and student body, particularly women, during World War Two.
Dates: 1942 - 1943

Collection on Helen B. Schleman

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 307
Content Description This collection includes a collection of papers and artifacts that were collected during Helen Schleman's life and posthumously by individuals who were close to her, such as Dorothy Stratton and Betty Nelson. Some items were donated after they were removed from an exhibit on Schleman that was previously installed in Schleman Hall.
Dates: 1940 - 1992

Helen B. Schleman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 334
Overview The Helen Schleman papers contain papers, clippings, speeches, and photographs documenting Helen Schleman’s life. The collection has particular emphases on her role as Purdue's Dean of Women and as an adovcate for women's rights.
Dates: 1920 - 2003; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1980

Mary Lou Seaburg Bieber collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3, Placement: 15
Identifier: MSA 53
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains programs, Exponents and Exponent clippings, along with other memorabilia from Mary Lou Seaburg Bieber's days as a Purdue student.
Dates: 1940 - 1948

Sharon Byrkett papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20101203

Sharon Byrkett papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box 1-2
Identifier: 20130603
Dates: circa 1967 - 2010