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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 270 Collections and/or Records:

Virginia Nilles collection of Home Economics papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 65, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 278
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a collection of recipes produced by the School of Home Economics in 1932. The recipes are compiled under various categories, e.g., "Recipes for Inexpensive Dishes" and "Menus for St. Valentine's Day."
Dates: circa 1932

Esther E. Norton papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 10, Placement: 11
Identifier: MSA 181
Scope and Contents Materials collected by Esther Norton. The collection includes prints of older campus buildings and locations including the entrance, Fowler Hall, the drive way, University Hall, the lion fountain, the library, and the Mechanical Building. Also includes flyer from the First Annual Student Show and a picture of the Zeta Tau Alpha house. Esther Ellis Norton (Purdue class of 1927) served in governmental libraries and became an important benefactor of the Purdue Libraries.
Dates: circa 1924

Geneva Nugent collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 33: Series Series 1, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSF 289
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder, which contains an article about Geneva Nugent.
Dates: 1931

Zoe Dell Nutter papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 81
Scope and Contents This collection contains aviation-related serial publications, copies of photographs, National Aviation Hall of Fame programs, and clippings pertaining to the life of aviatrix Zoe Dell Nutter.
Dates: 1965 - 2010

O. Jane Jarrell Class Schedule Card

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 2, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 305
Abstract This collection consists of the handwritten class schedule card of O. Jane Jarrell.
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 12/05/2011

Harriet E. O'Shea papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 33: Series Series 1, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSF 291
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains articles about and by Dr. Harriet E. OShea.
Dates: 1934 - 1947

Our Poetic Tribute to Amelia Earhart album

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20120416

Panhellenic Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 163
Scope and Contents The Panhellenic Association records includes materials documenting the activities of both the Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Association, particularly as it relates to their membership. Records include scrapbooks, awards, minutes, correspondence, pamphlets, brochures, news articles, RUSH and Fraternity Life guides, and more. Topics of particular interest include alcohol policies, racial issues, community involvement, housing, and black fraternities.
Dates: 1956 - 2002

Panhellenic Association records, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20200113

Patsy Mellott papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20150508.1
Dates: circa 1969 - 2009

Paul Rafford Jr. papers on Amelia Earhart

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20190315

Annie S. Peck letter and photographs

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 9: Series MSA 163, Series 1; Series MSA 163, Series 2, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSF 536
Scope and Contents The Annie S. Peck letter and photograph includes one letter from and two photographs of Annie Smith Peck. The letter is written to an unknown recipient regarding the scheduling of a lecture, the first photograph is from a magazine and depicts Peck in her mountain climbing gear, and the second is a photocopied portrait of Peck.
Dates: undated

Linda Levy Peck papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 529
Overview The collection contains papers related to the career and various publications of Dr. Linda Levy Peck, a former History Professor at Purdue.
Dates: 1949 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1992

Peg Smith Collection on Amelia Earhart

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20080123
Dates: circa 1932 - 2002

Nancy Bowden Peterson collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 191
Scope and Contents Nose warmer, hand knitted by Nancy Peterson, circa 1965. Our Babies: Their Feeding, Care and Training by Dr. Herman N. Bundesen, 1938. Margaret Amsden's (Peterson's mother) recipe collection from her days as a Purdue student, circa 1938.
Dates: 1938 - 1965

Philalethean Literary Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 101
Overview This collection contains records ledgers, photos, and event programs documenting the activities of the Philalethean Literary Society, as well as their published constitution.
Dates: 1877 - 1924

Lynne Ann Phillips scrapbook

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 343
Scope and Contents The Lynne Ann Phillips scrapbook was compiled by Lynne Bruce as a student at Purdue University from 1957 to 1962. It contains information related to Purdue Bands, Tau Beta Sigma, cooperative housing, and student activities. Formats of materials include booklets, photographs, news clippings, dance cards, and small artifacts.
Dates: 1958 - 1962

Purdue Convocations Educational Travel Program records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20160901.3

Purdue Student Section of the Society of Women Engineers records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 182
Abstract This collection contains papers, photographs, programs, correspondence, and reports documenting the activities of Pi Omicron and its successor the Purdue Student Section of the Society of Women Engineers.  The records also document the difficulties that women in science have faced over the years.
Dates: 1945-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1990; Other: Date acquired: 11/06/2012

Purdue Student Section, Society of Women Engineers, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190509

Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences, addition 07

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20200206

Purdue University College of Health and Human Sciences Extension Administration records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20120522
Dates: circa 1930 - 2000