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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:

Mabel Post Coulter papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 17, Placement: 22
Identifier: MSF 77
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one notebook of Mabel Coulter containing notations, compositions and Greek prose and some of her correspondence.
Dates: 1880 - 1917

Council on the Status of Women records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 49
Overview The collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, handouts, newspaper clippings, and electronic media that document the Council on the Status of Women and its activities.
Dates: 1988 - 2012

Alida M. Cunningham papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 5, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSA 84
Scope and Contents Articles written by Alida Mabel Cunningham.
Dates: 1898

Clara A. Cunningham papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 5, Placement: 11
Identifier: MSA 85
Scope and Contents Three publications by Clara Cunningham, "The Effects of Drought Upon Certain Plants--An Experimental Study." Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science, 1896, pp. 208-211. "A Bacterial Disease of the Sugar Beet." Reprinted from the Botanical Gazette, vol. XXVIII, no. 3, September 1899, pp. 177-192, with plates XVI-XX (two copies).
Dates: 1896 - 1899

Julia A. Davidson papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 5, Placement: 15
Identifier: MSA 89
Scope and Contents The papers consist of two homework assignments in penmanship.
Dates: 1871

Dean of Students records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 29
Abstract Annual Reports, Date File Correspondence, and other documents created by the Office of the Dean of Students.
Dates: 1974 - 2000

Dean of Women records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 41
Abstract Annual Reports, budgets, correspondence and other official documents from the office of the Dean of Women.
Dates: 1960-1974; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/2009

Diana Hardy papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20140729

Diana Hardy papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20140908

Diana Hardy papers, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20170421

Diana Hardy papers, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20181220.4

Diane Holt papers

 Unprocessed — Box Box 1 - 1 Folder Inside
Identifier: 20130413.4

Diane Sego Freedman nurse cap

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20190729.1

Martha Doan papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 5, Placement: 21
Identifier: MSA 94
Scope and Contents Contains Doan's thesis, "Contributions to the Chemistry of Thallium: A Thesis," presented to the faculty of Cornell University for the degree of Doctor of Science, June 1896.
Dates: 1896

Doris Hurt Powers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 2
Scope and Contents The Doris Hurt Powers papers (1942 – 2008; 2 cubic feet) documents the student, aviation, and business activities of Doris Hurt Powers. Powers’ experience as a woman breaking into the male-dominated fields of engineering and aeronautics is well documented through autobiographical speeches and her memoir Nothing but Blue Skies. One strength of the collection are the speeches delivered by Powers that address the particular challenges and opportunities encountered...
Dates: 1945-2011; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2009

Dorothy Christoff papers

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSA 304
Abstract The collection contains various artifacts relating to Dorothy Christoff's time at Purdue as an Engineering student.
Dates: ca. 1963-1967; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2000

Dorothy Stratton U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Christening and Commissioning collection

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: MSP 111
Abstract This collection contains material documenting two events: the christening in 2010 and the commissioning in 2012 of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, named after Purdue University’s first full-time Dean of Women, and Director of the U.S. Coast Guard Women’s Reserve, Dorothy Stratton.
Dates: 2010 - 2012; Other: Date acquired: 04/10/2012

Amelia Earhart at Purdue papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 450
Scope and Contents The Amelia Earhart at Purdue papers document Amelia Earhart's arrival at Purdue University, her time there, and the efforts to memorialize Earhart after her disappearance. Types of materials include correspondence, ephemera, administrative reports, photographs, publicity materials, and speeches.
Dates: 1935 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1937

Collection of Amelia Earhart related materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 188
Scope and Contents The Collection of Amelia Earhart related materials consists of items collected by the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections over the years as a supplement to the George Palmer Putnam collection of Amelia Earhart papers. There are numerous articles about Earhart, including information about her relationship with Purdue University and activities held in her honor. The collection also contains firsthand accounts of encounters with Earhart written by those who knew her while she was...
Dates: 1928 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1928 - 1990

Amelia Earhart movietone film

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 197
Overview Collecion includes a 16 mm biographical film documenting Amelia Earhart's life, including her upbringing, accomplishments in the field of aviation, and disappearance.
Dates: March 25, 1962

Amelia Earhart Press photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 195
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two photo albums containing 100 press photographs of Amelia Earhart. Many of the photographs include separate papers with detailed press release information such as places, dates, and individuals' names. Many of the photographs are Associated Press and International Newsreel photographs. There are 48 photographs in album one and 52 photographs in album two.
Dates: 1928 - 1937

Earhart Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 6
Abstract The Earhart Residence Hall records document the history and activity of Earhart Residence Hall. Types of materials include: artifacts, certificates, clippings, dance cards, memorandums, photographic prints, programs, and telephone directories. The Earhart Residence Hall records are organized into three series. Source(s):                           Purdue University Residences website Accessed December 4, 2014....
Dates: 1964-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 1964-2002; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/2014

Elizabeth Speirs collection on Ramoth H. Trask

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 3
Identifier: 20130319.3

Elizabeth Veneman Lyles papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20120622
Dates: circa 1900 - 2009