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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 398 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue Alumni Association records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190522.2

Purdue Alumni Association records, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190607.1

Purdue Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 55
Scope and Contents The Purdue Army Reserve Officers Training Corps collection (1876-2001; 24.5 cubic feet, along with 5 OS flat file drawers of oversized photographs, and an oversized ledger) documents the history of the Army Reserve Officers Training Corp (ROTC) 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 There are also valuable historical documents, military awards and trophies.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...

Purdue Bell Tower records

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 60, Placement: 05
Identifier: UA 116
Scope and Contents The Purdue Bell Tower records contain a brochure about the Bell Tower acknowledging the Class of 1948 and their contributions as well as a list of items placed in the 1995 time capsule meant to be opened in 2095.

Purdue Building Related Publications collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 62, Placement: 05
Identifier: UA 145
Scope and Contents The Purdue Building Related Publications collection contains publications highlighting several campus buildings and their respective histories.

Purdue Convocations Educational Travel Program records

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20160901.3

Purdue Dean of Students office- Co-op Houses records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 85
Scope and Contents 3 ring binder -Cooperatives Questionnaire 1966 Spiral notebook - Reports on Meetings 1941-1946 Reports on meetings 1946 - 1952 Minutes 1974-1979 file: SCA Newspaper '1955 to present' Master copies of Student Cooperative brochures file: Student Cooperative Report 1960-1961

Purdue Gimlet Club artifacts

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 26
Identifier: 20180209

Purdue Homecoming photograph

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 40
Identifier: 20190409.2

Purdue Memorial Union records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 111
Scope and Contents The Purdue Memorial Union records contain information regarding the construction of the building, its uses, and promotional materials throughout its existence, including the student petition to raise funds and encourage the Board of Trustees to finish the building when construction was delayed due to World War I. Several pamphlets contain floor plans of the Union and show how the building has changed over the years with new additions.

Purdue Research Foundation records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5
Abstract Project reports, research director’s calendars and reports, meeting minutes, and other records of the Purdue Research Foundation.

Purdue Residence Hall Council records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UA 107
Scope and Contents The Purdue Residence Hall Council Records contains the drafted constitution of the organization as well as meeting minutes over the course of eight years. Attendance logs and budgeting information are included.

Purdue University Administrative Scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 183
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Administrative Scrapbook collection contains newspaper articles, administrative records and forms, photographs, maps, and advertisements for events at Purdue. Newspaper articles cover a wide range of topics about Purdue, such as articles about students, faculty, sports, conferences, research, funding, and campus buildings.

Purdue University Archives & Special Collections Artifacts collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSR 4
Scope and Contents The Purdue Artifact collection (1880-2000, 8 cubic feet) documents different historical aspects of Purdue University. Each artifact has been given a unique number and then organized by size, and sometimes format, in boxes. The items are of various sizes in various formats, but all have a Purdue connection. Some examples are a salt and pepper shaker set, handkerchief, window decals, and silver tea spoons. Many items demonstrate the evolution of Purdue iconography such as the griffin seal or...

Purdue University Archives photograph collection, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 2
Identifier: 20111128.1

Purdue University Archives photograph collection, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 2
Identifier: 20140301

Purdue University Archives photograph collection, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 2
Identifier: 20140314

Purdue University Archives photograph collection, addition 04

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 2
Identifier: 20110528

Purdue University Archives photograph collection, addition 05

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 15
Identifier: 20140102

Purdue University Archives photograph collection, addition 06

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 15
Identifier: 20140401

Purdue University Archives photograph collection, addition 07

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 15
Identifier: 20120525.1

Purdue University Archives photograph collection, addition 08

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 15
Identifier: 20120126