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University Archives. Purdue University Archives

 Collecting Area
Identifier: University Archives
The University Archives preserves materials created through official activities of Purdue University. These records reflect the histories, events, and actions undertaken by university administration, colleges, departments, units, student organizations, and other affiliated groups.

Found in 783 Collections and/or Records:

1902 Purdue Calendar

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 42
Identifier: 20200205

1954 Purdue University Military Ball dance card

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 33
Identifier: 20160412
Dates: November 5, 1954

1998 Alamo Bowl collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 65, Placement: 10, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 280
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photographs, correspondence, tickets, brochures and ephemera relating to the 1998 Alamo Bowl.
Dates: 1998

George Ade papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 4
Scope and Contents The George Ade papers (1878-1947; 29 Cubic ft.) document the personal and professional life of author, humorist, and playwright George Ade. The collection includes original writings, manuscripts, personal correspondece, photographic materials, and artifacts. Notable persons include: John T. McCutcheon, William Dean Howells, Mark Twain, Booth Tarkington, James Whitcomb Riley, W.C. Fields, Will Rogers, Elsie Janis, Theodore Dreiser, "Chick" Evans, Orson Welles, Kin Hubbard, Theodore...
Dates: 1878 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1943

Agricultural Administration Building records

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 60, Placement: 17
Identifier: UA 129
Scope and Contents The Agricultural Administration Building records contain three copies of the program for the building's dedication on January 14, 1909.
Dates: January 14, 1909

Purdue Air Race Classic Team papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 54
Scope and Contents The Purdue Air Race Classic Team papers document the Purdue Air Race Classic teams' involvement in the race. The papers feature Purdue Air Race Classic team photographs, clippings, correspondence, general race information; including participant lists and race results, Purdue team updates provided throughout the races and Air Race Classic programs which document Purdue's involvement in the races from 1994 – 2005. Some of the miscellaneous materials include a pamphlet from the "Round...
Dates: 1994 - 2005

Al Stewart record collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190829

Collection on Edwin M. Allen

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3: Series Series 1, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 41
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains an issue of the Exponent with a front page photograph and short article about E. M. Allen.
Dates: 1928

Alpha Gamma Chapter photographs

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 38
Identifier: 20191028

Purdue Alumni Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 182
Scope and Contents The Purdue Alumni Association records contains records from the Alumni Association from 1907 to 2008. The bulk of the collection is correspondence pertaining to membership, bylaw changes, publications, and alumni events. Of particular interest is correspondence between the Alumni Association and the Curtiss Exhibition Company of the Curtiss Areophane Company about the possibility of another exhibition at Purdue, stating that “due to recent improvements in their machine that their aviators are...
Dates: 1907 - 2008

Alumni Groups reel to reel

 Unprocessed — Box Reel 1
Identifier: 20110601.7

Amelia Earhart Statue dedication program

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 33
Identifier: 20190523
Dates: April 16, 2009

American Builder and Building Age magazine

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 4
Identifier: 20120816.2

Amy Tan framed collage

 Unprocessed — Box 1 framed item
Identifier: 20111108.1
Dates: October 19, 2006

Andrey A. Potter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 527
Scope and Contents The Andrey A. Potter papers document the career, education, and personal life of nationally renowned engineer and educator Andrey Potter (A.A. Potter). Types of materials in the collection include articles; speeches; surveys; research and lecture notes; certificates, diplomas, and awards; photographs; correspondence; printed material; scrapbooks; medals; ephemera; artifacts; books and manuscripts; obituaries; greeting cards; reports; letterhead; newspaper clippings; and meeting minutes. The...
Dates: 1893 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1930-1970; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1979

Anita Shaffer slide collection

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 43
Identifier: 20080128

Silverio Apostol papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3: Series Series 1, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSA 42
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains publications by Silverio Apostol.
Dates: 1909 - 1928

H. M. Appleman autobiography

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3: Series Series 1, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 43
Scope and Contents The collection consists of an autobiography written in 1960.
Dates: 1960

William Arganbright letter

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 44
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one letter written by William E. Arganbright to Dr. Robert L. Thompson, Dean of Agriculture, September 9, 1991. The letter addresses Arganbright's experiences while a Purdue student, including time serving in the Indiana National Guard Battery B, from the perspective of a then ninety-seven year old man.
Dates: September 9, 1991

Purdue Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (AROTC) collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 55
Scope and Contents The Purdue Army Reserve Officers Training Corps collection documents the history of the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (AROTC) at Purdue University. The collection contains many photographs of the Purdue Army ROTC, focusing on the various commissioning classes and their activities. There are also valuable historical documents, military awards and trophies. Other types of materials include: books, clippings, correspondence, handbooks, manuals, printed material, programs, records and slides.
Dates: 1876 - 2001; Other: Majority of material found within 1970 - 1990

Arthur G. Hansen papers, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 14
Identifier: 20101006

Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 164
Abstract Clippings, posters, and artifacts documenting activities organized, sponsored or attended by AAARCC.
Dates: 1995 - 2018; Majority of material found within 2013 - 2017

Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center records, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20191011
Dates: Majority of material found within 2017 - 2018

C. E. Augustine papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 46
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains a technical paper co-authored by C. E. Augustine.
Dates: 1914

Harvey Austin collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSA 47
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains photocopied newspaper clippings featuring Austin's basketball and track career. (Some articles are not dated.)
Dates: 1950 - 1960