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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 271 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.
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: Series Series 1, 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

Carolyn E. Shoemaker collection

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSF 343
Scope and Contents The collection contains a box of memorial pamphlets, one faculty folder, Shoemaker's annotated copy of the Purdue 1926-1927 Directory, and two books owned by her: The Crescent Moon, and The Perfect Tribute.
Dates: 1933 - 1997

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.
Dates: 1978-1982; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/2013

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...
Dates: 1945 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1951

Opal D. Stech scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 36
Scope and Contents The Opal D. Stech collection is contained in a scrapbook, which documents Opal Stech's time as a Purdue student. The scrapbook includes programs from various events, invitations, newspaper clippings, news photographs and mementos. Some of the organizations and subjects in the scrapbook include the Purdue Christian Foundation, the Little Theater, the Women's Athletic Association, numerous convocations and lectures, Kappa Beta, Mother's Day events, The Twelve (Christian group), R. O. T. C., the...
Dates: 1928 - 1934

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.
Dates: 1934 - 2012

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.
Dates: 1939-1954; Other: Date acquired: 01/05/1987

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.
Dates: 1959-2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1963 - 1965

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.
Dates: 1955-1959; Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2008

Lena A. Sutton papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 12: Series MSA 213, Series 1, Placement: 19
Identifier: MSA 222
Scope and Contents Publication co-authored by Lena Sutton entitled, "The Efficiency of the Preparation of Ether from Alcohol and Sulfuric Acid." Reprinted from the Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. XXXV, no. 6, June, 1913, pp. 794-800.
Dates: 1913

Clifford and Jo Swanlund papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 24
Scope and Contents The Clifford and Jo Swanlund papers document the lives and careers of Cliff Swanlund and Jo Carty Swanlund. The collection contains an extensive number of letters written by Cliff and Jo from the beginning of their relationship through the early years of their marriage. It also contains many letters written by Cliff's parents to him, while he was a student at Purdue University. The correspondence gives one a unique perspective not only on the family itself, but on outside events which occurred...
Dates: 1943 - 2002; Other: Majority of material found within 1949 - 1953

Tamara Morse papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20160209

Tamara Morse papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 18
Identifier: 20170427.1

Mildred Templin papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 38, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSF 374
Scope and Contents Collection consists of one folder, which contains an article by Mildred Templin.
Dates: 1938

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

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.
Dates: 1930