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University Archives. Purdue University Archives

 Collecting Area
Identifier: University Archives
The University Archives preserves materials created by or related to Purdue University, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and associated organizations.

Found in 1407 Collections and/or Records:

Class of 1909 Meeting Minutes

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 48, Placement: 03
Identifier: UA 109
Scope and Contents This volume contains the Class of 1909 meeting minutes and adopted resolutions relating to class member activities and reunions. Insights into the annual tank scrap between freshmen and sophomores, class business and elections of various positions are described. Class members are listed in the first alumni meeting (pp.76-87). All notes are collected in one bound volume.
Dates: 1905 - 1919; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1909

Class of 1914 collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 88
Identifier: MSA 401
Scope and Contents The collection contains directories from the 40th (1954), 45th (1959), 50th (1964), and 55th (1969) class reunions, held during Gala Week. Also included are some administrative records created or collected by the Class of 1914.
Dates: circa 1954-1973

Class of 1917 collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 399
Scope and Contents The Class of 1917 collection contains a cartoon cutout, card, flyer, and newspaper article.
Dates: circa 1913-1952

Class of 1920 collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 88
Identifier: MSA 402
Scope and Contents The collection contains two directories for the Class of 1920’s 45th class reunion, at the 1965 Gala Week.
Dates: 1965

Class of 1923 collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 88
Identifier: MSA 403
Scope and Contents The collection contains the booklet from the Class of 1923's silver anniversary (25th reunion), at the 1948 Gala Week.
Dates: 1948

Class of 1936 records

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 17
Identifier: 20110711

Class of 1940 collection

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 17
Identifier: 20130503
Dates: April 20, 1990 - April 22, 1990

Class of 1940 collection, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 17
Identifier: 2024-075

Class of 1942 collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 88
Identifier: MSA 398
Scope and Contents The Class of 1942 collection contains a commencement address, class reunion program, class directory, and memories from the class of 1942 compiled in a booklet.
Dates: circa 1942-1990s

Class of 1950 Lecture Hall records

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 60, Placement: 06
Identifier: UA 117
Scope and Contents The Class of 1950 Lecture Hall records contain a dedication ceremony invitation as well as an information booklet discussing details of the building.
Dates: 1990

Class of 1951 video

 Unprocessed — Folder 1
Identifier: 20130530.6
Dates: April 20, 2001 - April 22, 2001

Class of 1970 bookmark

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 17
Identifier: 20130530.5

Ernest V. Claypool collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 4, Placement: 12
Identifier: MSA 69
Scope and Contents United Methodist Pastors of Hoquiam, Washington.
Dates: undated

John Cleland papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 393
Scope and Contents The John Cleland papers include materials on the Purdue University College of Agriculture and dairy making in Indiana, with a focus on the Purdue University Creamery. Materials include pre-publication manuscripts written by Cleland, Purdue Swiss-type cheese recipes, and artifacts related to the Purdue University Creamery, including: cheese and butter wrapper labels; a glass milk bottle and paper bottle caps; and a cottage cheese container.Also included are a can of Purdue Hybrid pop...
Dates: 1908 - 2017; Majority of material found within circa 1930s - 1960s

Cliff Vogt patents & autobiography

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2022-012

Earl D. Coatney collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 4, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSA 70
Scope and Contents Announcement - Commencement Exercises, Purdue University, February Class of 1950.
Dates: 1950

Richard J. Coffee papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 323
Abstract Letters, photographs, clippings, and material artifacts documenting the student life of Richard J. Coffee, 1934-1939.   Also included are items from his professional life after graduation.
Dates: 1934 - 1953; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1939

Abe Bert Cohen papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 4, Placement: 14
Identifier: MSA 71
Scope and Contents The collections consists of one folder which contains publications by A. Burton Cohen.
Dates: 1914 - 1926

George L. Colburn papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 5, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 72
Scope and Contents Colburn, Gelorge L. (1948). The Modern Method of Producing Continuous Sheet Glass. South Baintree, Massachusetts: The Observer Press, Incorporated.
Dates: 1948

Aaron B. Cole papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 5, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSA 73
Scope and Contents Cole, A. B. (1919). Electric Railway Freight Haulage. AERA, vol. 8, no. 2, September, pp. 268-273.
Dates: undated

William F. Collar collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 5, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 74
Scope and Contents The collection consists of Collar's 1903 Purdue University tuition receipt ($20.00 total amount) and an article by him.
Dates: undated

Collection about the Boilermaker nickname

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 17
Identifier: 20130426.3

Collection of Agricultural publications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 20
Scope and Contents This collection consists of agricultural publications collected by the Purdue University College of Agriculture. Most publications are either published by the College of Agriculture, or contributed to by College of Agriculture staff. The subjects of the publications are primarily on agricultural studies, practices, and history at Purdue, as well as in Indiana more generally. Types of materials present in the collection include booklets, reports, magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, and...
Dates: 1883 - 2017

Collection of Early Purdue University publicity materials

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 233
Scope and Contents The Collection of Early Purdue University publicity materials comprises promotional pamphlets and broadsides created and distributed by Purdue University to build awareness of the university and encourage enrollment in its academic programs.  Some materials include descriptions of courses of study, tuition and student fees, and information about enrollment and registration deadlines.
Dates: 1878 - 1898