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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 262 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Mary Lou Schiltz papers on Purdue in World War Two

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 66, Placement: 9
Identifier: MSA 370
Overview The collection contains materials related to Purdue's campus and student body, particularly women, during World War II.

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.

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.

Sharon Byrkett papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20101203

Sharon Byrkett papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box 1-2
Identifier: 20130603

Sisters for Health Education (S.H.E.) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 150
Abstract Correspondence, administrative records, pamphlets, and circulars documenting the formation and activities of a student group focusing on women's health issues.

South Shore Country Club program

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 14
Identifier: 20111007.1

Donna N. Stahl papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 372
Scope and Contents The Donna N. Stahl papers includes photographs, dance cards, clothing, and other ephemera, along with newspaper clippings and correspondence, all of which is memorabilia of Donna N. Stahl, a 1949 Purdue graduate in Home Economics. Of interest may be her personal reflections and article on the 1947 Purdue Bleacher Collapse. This collection may be useful to researchers interested in women in higher education, changing roles of women in the twentieth century, material culture of the...

Beverley Stone papers

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

Gertrude Sunderlin papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 369
Abstract The collection includes various work from and relating to Sunderlin’s food and nutrition students, including theses based upon experimental work, recipes, clippings of published recipes, and correspondence relating to publication.  Also included are reprints of Sunderlin’s work and clippings about her.

Susan Bulkeley Butler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 17
Abstract This collection primarily consists of memorabilia of Susan Bulkeley Butler’s time at Purdue University, including newspaper clippings, documents about extracurricular projects, photographs, and artifacts.

Susan Houston Fortune papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 7
Scope and Contents The Susan Houston Fortune Papers (1955-1959; 0.5 cubic feet) document the life of Susan Fortune when she was a student at Purdue University in the 1950s. The collection includes a scrapbook and Susan Houston's corduroy skirt (Purdue senior cord skirt). Susan Houston [Fortune] received her B.S. degree in Home Economics from Purdue University in 1959. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. George F. Houston of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

Tamara Morse papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20160209

Tamara Morse papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 18
Identifier: 20170427.1

Terry White photographs of Amelia Earhart

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 16
Identifier: 20120302.1

Theodora Andrews papers

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 38
Identifier: 20191012.1

Tippecanoe County Extension Homemakers records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190808.1

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.

Violet B. Haas collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 23, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSF 155
Scope and Contents One folder containing a program from the funeral service for Violet Haas.

Virginia A. Ulrey Humnicky papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 8, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 145
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Virginia A. Ulrey Humnicky's time as a Purdue and Indiana University student.

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.

Virginia Kelly Karnes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 352
Scope and Contents The Virginia Kelly Karnes Papers (circa 1910-2006; 4.5 Cubic ft.) document the life of Virginia Karnes. Types of materials include correspondence, notes, awards and certificates, printed material, electronic media, photographs, and artifacts.