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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 286 Collections and/or Records:

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

Photograph from Amelia Earhart's 1937 World Flight, Karachi, India

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 46, Folder: 1
Identifier: 20200903

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

Purdue University Dean of Women records, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 18, Folder: 1
Identifier: 20090518
Dates: circa 1934 - 1936

Purdue University School of Nursing records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20170616.2

Purdue University School of Nursing records, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20190708

Purdue Women's Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 97
Scope and Contents The Purdue Women’s Club records (1922-2009; 10 cubic feet) consists of the club’s annual and treasurer reports, brochures, presidents' notebooks, meeting minutes, membership information, newsletters, and programs.
Dates: 1922-1998; Other: Majority of material found in circa 1960-1996; Other: Date acquired: 08/10/1999

Purdue Women's Club Theater Arts Section programs

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 3
Identifier: 20170709

Carol Pyle collection of Dean of Women and Dean of Students Memorabilia

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 281
Overview Correspondence and clippings documenting Carol Pyle’s relationship with Dorothy Stratton, Helen Schleman, Beverley Stone, and Barbara Cook.
Dates: 1980 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1989

Richard (Dick) G. Strippel Research and Writings on Amelia Earhart

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 204
Abstract This collection contains research and reference files, correspondence, manuscripts, publication records, photographs, and oversized materials related to the writing and publication of Amelia Earhart: the myth and the reality…
Dates: 1931-1999; Other: Date acquired: 07/06/2016

Rita Colwell papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20150828
Dates: circa 1960 - 2012

Rita Colwell papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20150904
Dates: circa 1990s - 2011

Rita Colwell papers, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20150917.4
Dates: circa 1992 - 2010

Rita Colwell papers, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20171130
Dates: circa 1969 - 2016

Rita Colwell papers, addition 04

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190130
Dates: 1984; 1986; Majority of material found within 1993 - 2012