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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:

Virginia Martin papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20181217
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 2000

"Votes for Women" pin

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 25
Identifier: 20201102

Loretta Mae Wallace photo album

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 327
Scope and Contents The Loretta Mae Wallace photo album was created by Wallace during her time as a Purdue student from 1906 to 1910, with most photos dating to 1908-1909. Photographs include campus scenes, buildings, Lafayette and surrounding areas, Mechanics Burning, a visit to Indiana University, Civil Engineering projects, and other scenes of student life.
Dates: 1909

Kate Wentz collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 13, Placement: 11
Identifier: MSA 237
Scope and Contents Includes a clipping of Wentz's obituary.
Dates: 1938

Windsor Residence Halls photographs and poster

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20130413.2

Windsor Residence Halls records, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box 1 Folder
Identifier: 20130718
Dates: circa 1970 - 2004

Windsor Residence Halls records, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 38
Identifier: 20130820

Windsor Residence Halls sweatshirt

 Unprocessed — Box Box 1
Identifier: 20130413.6

Totsye Harper Winslow collection on the Curtiss-Wright Cadettes

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSA 195
Abstract The collection includes photographs, programs, newsletters, and papers documenting the role and history of the Curtis-Wright Cadettes at Purdue and in the Curtis-Wright Corporation during World War II.
Dates: 1943 - 1995; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/2008

Women in Engineering Program records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 7
Abstract This collection contains papers, publications, photographs, and electronic media documenting the inception of the Women in Engineering Program at Purdue, as well as its activities and successes.  Also included is information on Lillian Gilbreth, an important figure in engineering at Purdue, and Martha Dicks Stevens, the first woman graduate in engineering at Purdue.
Dates: 1935-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-2000; Other: Date acquired: 11/06/2012

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 63
Overview Material either produced by the Purdue University Women’s Studies program or donated to that program from other collectors. Types of material include administrative memos and meeting records, event records, pedagogical documents, newsletters and other publications, audio-visual recordings, and clippings.
Dates: 1950 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1979 - 2013

YWCA (Purdue University Chapter) scrapbook

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20110829.1

Zoe Coulson papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20131105.2

Zoe Coulson papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box 2
Identifier: 20131231.4