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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 802 Collections and/or Records:

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 Bruce Rogers, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 37
Identifier: 20200221.2

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

Collection of historic newspapers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20200227.1

Collection of literary society constitutions

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 143
Overview This collection includes a ledger book with the transcribed constitutions of Purdue literary societies, as well as a folder containing previously removed loose pages.
Dates: 1882

Collection of materials related to Lillian Gilbreth, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 3
Identifier: 20140425.8

Collection of Purdue University dance cards, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 16
Identifier: 20120918.1

Collection of Purdue University Engineering reports

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 39
Identifier: 20200220

Collection of Purdue University postcards

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 39
Scope and Contents The Collection of Purdue University postcards (1900-2007, 0.5 cubic feet) documents the changing landscape and buildings of Purdue University over time. Each postcard has been given a unique number and then assigned a subject heading. This is an active collection which will be added to over time.
Dates: 1900-2007; Other: Majority of material found in 1920s-1950s

Collection of Purdue University postcards, addition 02

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 18
Identifier: 20121031.2

Collection of Purdue University postcards, addition 03

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 17
Identifier: 20130107

Collection of Purdue University postcards, addition 04

 Unprocessed — Box 1 small artifact box
Identifier: 20140331

Collection of Purdue University postcards, addition 05

 Unprocessed — Box small artifact box
Identifier: 20140128

Collection of Purdue University postcards, addition 06

 Unprocessed — Box small artifact box
Identifier: 20120520.1

Collection of Purdue University postcards, addition 07

 Unprocessed — Box small artifact box
Identifier: 20131226

Collection of Purdue University postcards, addition 11

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 33
Identifier: 20180605

Collection of Student Newspapers at Purdue University

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 99
Abstract Student newspapers documenting student life, unrest, and obscenity controversy.
Dates: 1939-2008; Date acquired: 08/03/2011

Collection of the Purdue Agricultural Experiment Station

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20140101

Collection on the Purdue University seal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 119
Scope and Contents The collection on the Purdue University seal documents the evolution of the seal (griffin brand or logo). Materials include correspondence, articles, printed ephemera, artifacts, and Purdue publications, including publications from World War II such as "Purdue serves because Purdue was prepared: Purdue University in the war" by Thomas R. Johnston and a Purdue Alumnus issue from 1943.
Dates: undated

College of Agriculture, Administration for the College of Agriculture, publications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 20
Abstract Booklets, reports, magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, and announcements, published or acquired by the School of Agriculture.
Dates: 1889-2011; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

College of Agriculture, Administration of the College of Agriculture records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 44
Abstract Administrative books, correspondence, financial records, faculty minutes, reports, and other materials documenting the administration, history, and growth of the College of Agriculture.
Dates: 1869-2009; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

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

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 25
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1880s-2000

College of Agriculture, Agricultural Research at Purdue, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 28
Abstract Bulletins, circulars, correspondence, financial records, letter books, research bulletins, and reports documenting the history, administration, and activities of Agricultural Research at Purdue and its predecessor, the Purdue University Agricultural Experiment Station.  The vast majority of materials in this collection are related to the Experiment Station.
Dates: 1888-2001; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008