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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:

Marylu McEwen papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box 1 document
Identifier: 20130423
Dates: February 4, 1970

Marylu McEwen papers, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Box 1 folder
Identifier: 20130516

Marylu McEwen papers, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Box Box 1
Identifier: 20131211

Marylu McEwen papers, addition 04

 Unprocessed — Box Box 1
Identifier: 20140217

Marylu McEwen papers, addition 05

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20140815.2

Marylu McEwen papers, addition 06

 Unprocessed — Box Box 1
Identifier: 20150311.1
Dates: circa 1966 - 2014

Marylu McEwen Sculpture Dedication materials honoring Betty Nelson, Sandra Monroe, and Linda Ewing

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSK 3
Abstract These sculpture dedication materials capture information on how the sculpture came to be, why it exists, and whom it honors.
Dates: 2014-2014

Roberta McNeill papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 31, Placement: 12
Identifier: MSF 261
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains 3 copies of a bulletin by Roberta McNeill.
Dates: 1917

Emma Montgomery McRae papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 262
Scope and Contents The collection consists a scrapbook given to Emma Montgomery McRae upon her retirement from Purdue in 1913 as well as two folders which contain articles and publications by Emma Montgomery McRae.  The scrapbook contains handwritten notes of praise from Purdue faculty members including Winthrop Stone, William Murray Smith, Stanley Coulter, Carolyn Shoemaker, Mary Matthews and others.
Dates: 1892 - 1919

Virginia Claypool Meredith papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 31, Placement: 14
Identifier: MSF 265
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three folders which contain 63 articles about or by Virginia Claypool Meredith as well as a four leaf clover she found on the site of the Purdue Memorial Union Building immediately preceding the building dedication ceremonies.
Dates: 1851 - 2002

Paulina T. Merritt papers on the Indiana Women's Suffrage Movement

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 108
Overview This collection includes correspondence and other materials documenting Paulina T. Merritt’s involvement in the Indiana Women’s Suffrage Movement.
Dates: 1860 - 1906; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1895

Nancy L. Miller Griffith papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 7: Series MSA 135, Series 1, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 127
Scope and Contents The Nancy Griffith papers include a schedule for New Civilian Students and a Purdue News pamphlet, 1944.
Dates: 1944

Mortar Board records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 148
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, photographs, certificates, pamphlets, and scrapbooks, that document the history and activities of the Mortar Board honor society at Purdue University.
Dates: 1924-2015; Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2014

Murphy Family papers

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSA 273
Scope and Contents The Murphy Family Papers (1916-1929, 1999; 0.5 cubic ft.) document the student life and activities of Rosemary Murphy and Mary Marguerite Murphy during their school days at Purdue University. Subject areas include women's sports at Purdue University (basketball, soccer, track), the Purdue "We Girls Rifle Team," physical education for women students at Purdue, and the various fraternities, sororities, honors and athletic societies to which the Murphy women belonged. The bulk of the papers were...
Dates: 1916-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1925-1929; Other: Date acquired: 01/05/2007

Nancy Friedersdorf papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 484
Abstract The Nancy Friedersdorf papers document the professional career of Nancy Friedersdorf, primarily through speech and workshop notes, along with a smaller amount of biographical materials.
Dates: 1965 - 2016; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/2013

Virginia Nilles collection of Home Economics papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 65, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 278
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a collection of recipes produced by the School of Home Economics in 1932. The recipes are compiled under various categories, e.g., "Recipes for Inexpensive Dishes" and "Menus for St. Valentine's Day."
Dates: circa 1932

Esther E. Norton papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 10, Placement: 11
Identifier: MSA 181
Scope and Contents Materials collected by Esther Norton. The collection includes prints of older campus buildings and locations including the entrance, Fowler Hall, the drive way, University Hall, the lion fountain, the library, and the Mechanical Building. Also includes flyer from the First Annual Student Show and a picture of the Zeta Tau Alpha house. Esther Ellis Norton (Purdue class of 1927) served in governmental libraries and became an important benefactor of the Purdue Libraries.
Dates: circa 1924

Geneva Nugent collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 33: Series Series 1, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSF 289
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder, which contains an article about Geneva Nugent.
Dates: 1931

Zoe Dell Nutter papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 81
Scope and Contents This collection contains aviation-related serial publications, copies of photographs, National Aviation Hall of Fame programs, and clippings pertaining to the life of aviatrix Zoe Dell Nutter.
Dates: 1965 - 2010

O. Jane Jarrell Class Schedule Card

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 2, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 305
Abstract This collection consists of the handwritten class schedule card of O. Jane Jarrell.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 12/05/2011

Harriet E. O'Shea papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 33: Series Series 1, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSF 291
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains articles about and by Dr. Harriet E. OShea.
Dates: 1934 - 1947

Our Poetic Tribute to Amelia Earhart album

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20120416

Panhellenic Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 163
Scope and Contents The Panhellenic Association records includes materials documenting the activities of both the Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Association, particularly as it relates to their membership. Records include scrapbooks, awards, minutes, correspondence, pamphlets, brochures, news articles, RUSH and Fraternity Life guides, and more. Topics of particular interest include alcohol policies, racial issues, community involvement, housing, and black fraternities.
Dates: 1956 - 2002

Panhellenic Association records, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20200113

Patsy Mellott papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20150508.1
Dates: circa 1969 - 2009