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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 267 Collections and/or Records:

Betty Nelson papers, addition 06

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20170602

Betty Nelson papers, addition 07

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20190401

Betty Nelson papers on Janice Voss

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 16
Identifier: 20111014.1

Arthur and Roberta Bitzer papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3: Series Series 1, Placement: 17
Identifier: MSA 259
Scope and Contents The Arthur and Roberta Bitzer photographs, schedule card and buttons are from the Bitzer's time as students at Purdue University. Types of materials include: black and white photographs of campus scenes and student life, a schedule card and buttons.

Blanche Brown Johnson papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00000BJ1
Scope and Contents Diaries, correspondence, photographs, and related materials of Blanche Johnson.  Includes newspaper clippings and printed material pertaining to items of interest to Blanche Johnson, such as art, bridges, cooking, mysticism, home decorating, poetry, religion, sex, and sewing. Some ephemera, primarily Christmas gift tags and cards collected by Johnson, are included.  A constitution and program for the The Art Club of Lafayette, Indiana, 1912-1915, is included in the collection.

Bonnie Graham Rabert papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20190412.1

Esther Conelley Boonstra collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3: Series Series 1, 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...

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.

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

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.

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.

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...

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.

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.

Clara Birch Snepp Vogt papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20190726.1

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

Collection on Mildred Tingley

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 13, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSA 228
Scope and Contents "Purdue Sends Girl to China," (the girl being Mildred Tingley) 1922. [newspaper clipping, no publication information available]

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.

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.

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