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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:

Esther Conelley Boonstra papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3, Placement: 20
Identifier: MSA 57
Scope and Contents Recollections by Esther Boonstra of the years she spent at Purdue from 1941 to 1945. Transcription The Way It Was at Purdue 1941-1945, by Esther Conelley BoonstraI came to Purdue as a freshman in September 1941. There were four male students for every female student. The Music Hall (now Elliott Hall of Music) was new and in it we freshmen had an orientation talk and an initial assessment of each one's capabilities for the assignment to...
Dates: 1941 - 1945

Irma Jean Bowman scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 227
Abstract Irma Jean Bowman's scrapbook contains with clippings, programs, playbills, postcards, and ticket stubs documenting various cultural events at Purdue University and the surrounding region in Northwestern Indiana.
Dates: 1935 - 1980

Eleanore Cammack papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 83
Scope and Contents This collection consists of various programs from University Convocations; two folders which contain issues of the Campus Copy, News of the Staffs of Purdue University, from the 1940s; Books and Coffee listing for the fourth series, 1953-1954; and a short biography on Stanley Anderson, artist, with notations made on the back.
Dates: 1940 - 1950

Carole Sue Richardson-Macklin papers

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 34
Identifier: 20120320

Carole Sue Richardson-Macklin  papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 34
Identifier: 20120518

Kassandra Agee Chandler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 363
Overview The collection includes newspaper clippings, correspondence, and other materials related to Kassandra Agee Chandler's time as a student at Purdue, her career, and her reign as the first African American homecoming queen at Purdue.
Dates: 1971 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1982

Charles and Alice Shaw Major papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 82
Scope and Contents The Charles and Alice Shaw Major Papers (1847-1949; 51.25 cubic feet) document the personal and professional life of Charles Major and his wife Alice Major. Charles Major was an author and a member of the Purdue University board of trustees. The papers consist of Charles Major's literary works, materials from various theatrical productions, poetry written by Major, sketches, and materials from Major’s law career. The Majors' personal life is represented by the materials collected by Alice...
Dates: 1847-1949; Majority of material found within 1890-1924; Event: Date acquired: 11/30/1926

Pearl E. Child collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 4, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSA 66
Scope and Contents The Pearl Child papers include correspondence, teacher's certificates, Tri-State College certificate, clippings, report cards, tuition receipts, recommendation letters, postcards, photographs, Mansfield Machine Works catalog, issue of The Valley Register, two issues of The Ohio Farmer, cards detailing food traits.
Dates: 1865 - 1979

Margaret Church papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 17, Placement: 19
Identifier: MSF 74
Scope and Contents Folder 1 contains an obituary, a short autobiography, an article about her from The Indianapolis News, four English exams from Harvard, and a rough draft of a paper written by Margaret Church, along with a catalog record for a book written by her. Folder 2 contains various Church publications and a photograph of Tennessee Williams and Tom Adler.
Dates: 1939 - 1982

Clara Birch Snepp Vogt papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20190726.1

Helen E. Clark papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 19, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSF 91
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four folders containing publications by Helen Clark and her professional record.
Dates: 1957 - 1978

Marguerite A. Clifton papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 19, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSF 92
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one folder that contains items from the 58th Convention of Midwest District of AAHPER, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1972, the year Marguerite Clifton was president.
Dates: 1972

Collection of materials related to Clara Adams, Marian Anderson, and women's rights

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190522

Collection of materials related to Lillian Gilbreth, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 14
Identifier: 20091219

Collection of materials related to Lillian Gilbreth, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 3
Identifier: 20140425.8

Collection on Louise and Eugene Poitevin

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: 20190705

College of Education Records on Home Economics Education

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 31
Abstract The collection includes programs, conference proceedings, correspondence, and papers documenting the changes in Home Economics education at Purdue, as well as changes in how Home Economics student teachers were evaluated.
Dates: 1931-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1979; Other: Date acquired: 08/07/2016

College of Health and Human Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 15
Abstract The records contain many historical documents, including 75th and 100th anniversary documents and memorabilia, annual reports, pamphlets, audio visual material, newspaper clippings, publicity, department brochures, newsletters and miscellaneous material.
Dates: 1875-2009

Computer Science Women's Network records

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 47
Identifier: 20150316

Connie M. Weaver papers, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190208.1
Dates: 1969 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1996 - 2019

Connie M. Weaver papers, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20190305

Connie Weaver papers, addition 04

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20191127

Alice Rice Cook papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 287
Scope and Contents The Alice Rice Cook Papers contain clippings regarding Frank and Lillian Gilbreth, correspondence with Lillian Gilbreth, and correspondence and materials regarding the death of Lillian Gilbreth collected by Alice Cook.
Dates: 1943-1972; Other: Majority of material found in 1950s-1960s; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1971

Barbara Cook papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 467
Abstract The Barbara Cook papers predominantly document Barbara Cook's career in the Dean of Women and Dean of Students office and as professor of education at Purdue University (1956 - 1989), including her leadership roles in Mortar Board and NAWDAC -- National Association of Women Deans, Administrators, and Counselors. Types of material include correspondence, speeches, teaching material, articles and essays, and biographical information.
Dates: 1932 - 2012; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/2009

France A. Córdova papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 3
Abstract The collection includes publications, correspondence, reports, notes, certificates, artifacts, and ephemera related to the life and career of France A. Córdova.
Dates: 1963-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 2007-2012; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/2009