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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 1397 Collections and/or Records:

College of Agriculture, Agricultural Fraternities, Societies, and Associations records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 25
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Agricultural Fraternities, Societies, and Associations, records (1880s-2000; 3.3 cubic feet) contains a number of booklets, constitutions, correspondence, meeting minutes, pamphlets, programs, and reports pertaining to the history, administration, and activities of various associations, fraternities, societies, associated with Purdue University’s College of Agriculture.  A large portion of the collection consists of materials related to the Delta Chapter of the Alpha...
Dates: circa 1880s - 2000

College of Agriculture, Agricultural Research at Purdue, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 28
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Agricultural Research at Purdue, Records (1888-2001; 31.6 cubic feet) documents the history, administration, and activities of Agricultural Research at Purdue and its predecessor, the Agricultural Experiment Station.  In addition to many other types of materials, the collection includes correspondence (1900s-1950s), financial records (1920s-1930s), reports (1920s-2000s), circulars (1900s-1950s) and bulletins (1880s-1990s), and letter books (1890s).  The collection...
Dates: 1888-2001; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

College of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 26
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, Records (1890-2010; 27.4 cubic feet) documents the history, administration, and activities of agricultural extension work carried out by Purdue University’s College of Agriculture.  The collection includes correspondence (1910s-1950s), financial records (1900s-1930s), letter books (1890s-1900s), reports (1910s-1950s, 1970s), and director, county agent, and Boys’ and Girls’ (4-H) Club materials (1910s-1950s).
Dates: 1890 - 2010; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

College of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service records, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20210421

College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 13
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Administration of the College of Agriculture, Records consists of correspondence relating to the history, administration, and work of the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE), a bound book consisted of numerous issues of the "Agricultural and Biological Enginnering Newsletter", and photographs of previous experiments, faculty, students, and Distinguished Industrial Lecture guest speakers.
Dates: 1940-1950

College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Agricultural Safety and Health, Breaking New Ground Resource Center, Ag

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1
Scope and Contents The Purdue University, College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Agricultural Safety and Health, Breaking New Ground Resource Center, AgrAbility, records (1982-2012, predominant 1986-1997, 2005, 2007-2012; 3.4 cubic feet) contains various guidebooks (bulk 1990s), newsletters (2009-2012), brochures (predominant 2008, 2010-2012), resource manuals (1986-1987, 1991, 2000), DVDs (1990s-2000s), and other materials pertaining to the services of Purdue’s Breaking...
Dates: 1982-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1986-1997, 2005, 2007-2012; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/2013

College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics records, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20190812
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1950s - 1960s

College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 27
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy, Records (1879-2011; 18.1 cubic feet) includes correspondence, field notebooks, photographs, reports, slides, and other materials documenting the work of the department.
Dates: 1879-2011; Other: Date acquired: 08/02/2008

College of Agriculture, Department of Animal Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 45
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Department of Animal Sciences records (1903-1995; 15.6 cubic feet) documents the history and activities of the School of Agriculture’s Department of Animal Sciences and its predecessors, the Departments of Animal Husbandry, Dairy Husbandry, and Poultry Husbandry)
Dates: 1903-1995; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

College of Agriculture, Department of Botany & Plant Pathology, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 21
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Department of Botany & Plant Pathology Records (1918-1984; 1.4 cubic feet) consists of correspondence (1937-1950), applicant materials (1910s-1930s), two reports for the academic years 1981/82 and 1983/84, and other materials.
Dates: 1918-1984

College of Agriculture Department of Entomology records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 23
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture Department of Entomology records (1931-1993) consists of correspondence (1940-1949), Experiment Station Reports (1931-1945), and other materials (circa 1930s-1990s) documenting the history, administration, and activities of the entomology program at Purdue University.
Dates: 1931-1993

College of Agriculture Department of Entomology records, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20160106
Dates: circa 1990s - 2000s

College of Agriculture, Department of Food Science, records

 Collection — Box Box 1
Identifier: UA 14
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Department of Food Science, Records (1977-1984; .2 cubic feet) documents the history and administration of the Department of Food Science.  The collection includes a directory, one pamphlet, and two reports.
Dates: 1977-1984; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

College of Agriculture, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 17
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Department of Forestry & Natural Resources, records (Circa 1910s-1998; 2.0 cubic feet) documents the history, administration, and activities of the Department of Forestry & Natural Resources, known before 1974 as the Department of Forestry and Conservation, and before 1939 as the Department of Forestry.  The collection consists largely of correspondence (1942-1950) and lantern slides (1910s-1940s).
Dates: circa 1910-1998; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

College of Agriculture Extension leaflets, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 3
Identifier: 20130422.1

College of Agriculture Extension reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 59
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture Extension reports (1913-1972; 126 cubic feet) documents the annual reports of the ninety-two Indiana counties' extension work; some include agricultural agent work, home demonstration work and beginning in the 1960s, cooperative extension work.  There is a rich collection of photographs from some counties during the earliest years and beyond.  Some reports feature a “farm family of the year” among the documentation.  Types of materials include: bulletins,...
Dates: 1913 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1969; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2010

College of Education records, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 2024-005

College of Engineering Graduate Programs records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2023-080

Purdue University College of Engineering records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 89
Scope and Contents The Purdue University College of Engineering records document the historical background of the College; included are many historical documents, annual reports, pamphlets, publicity, department brochures, pamphlets, and programs, newsletters, publications, alumni information and various related material.Some items of note are key historical documents from the earliest Purdue Engineering Laboratories, such as the Locomotive and Automobile Test Laboratories. Also included is...
Dates: 1859 - 2023

College of Engineering/Civil/Joint Transportation Research Program, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20180301

College of Engineering/Civil/Joint Transportation Research Program, addition 2

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20131104.1
Dates: 1934 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1990s

College of Health and Human Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 15
Scope and Contents The College of Health and Human Sciences records (1875-2009; 3.8 cubic feet) document the historical background of the College; included are many historical documents, including 75th and 100th anniversary documents and memorabilia.  Also included are annual reports, pamphlets, audio visual material; with a focus on work simplification practices or interviews involving key individuals from the College’s history, newspaper clippings, publicity,...
Dates: 1875-2009

College of Science Awards Programs records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 170
Scope and Contents The collection consists of various Awards programs from 2010. The programs include the faculty and staff awards program, student honors, and distinguished science alumni. Types of materials include: brochures, flyers, DVD.
Dates: 2010

College of Science centennial discs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UA 60
Scope and Contents The College of Science Centennial collection includes digitized photographs and video pertaining to the College of Science’s centennial celebrations in 2007. Nine discs include scanned historical photos from the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Mathematics, and Physics. These photos were used in various centennial events. Additional discs photographs documenting the groundbreaking for Hockmeyer Hall in October 2007, and a December 2007...
Dates: 2007-2009; Other: Date acquired: 04/11/2009