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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 406 Collections and/or Records:

Meredith Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 80
Scope and Contents The Meredith Hall Records contain four series regarding various information about the residence hall; History of the hall, Administrative documents, Events held at the hall, and information about Students that resided at the hall. The collection contains information about the building such as schematics and maps of the X shaped dormitory. A postcard that was sent to space on the space shuttle Discovery can be found in the collection. Information regarding the Winter Whisper, an elegant social...

Michael Golden Shops records

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 60, Placement: 07
Identifier: UA 119
Scope and Contents The Michael Golden Shops records contain invitations and pamphlets from the building dedication as well as an information pamphlet describing the building and the classes offered by the Department of Practical Mechanics.

Michael Humnicky papers

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 38
Identifier: 20191012.2

Michael K. Townsley collection on Steve Hannagan

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20190603

Michael O'Leary Hunt papers, addition 01

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20161027

Glennard Miller photo album

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 56, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSA 348
Scope and Contents The Glennard Miller scrapbook contains 24 pages of photographs affixed to black paper documenting student life at Purdue in the late 1910s and early 1920s. Images include campus scenes, student activities, sporting events, military band, and steam engine lab, as well as photographs documenting the incident of Harry Weinshank being run off campus by his classmates for repeatedly impersonating a military officer.

Mollenkopf Athletic Center records

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 61, Placement: 07
Identifier: UA 138
Scope and Contents The Mollenkopf Athletic Center records contain dedication invitations as well as building dedication information containing a brief biographical background of Mollenkopf.

Newspapers on microfilm

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20090219

Virginia Nilles collection of Home Economics papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 65, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 278
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a collection of recipes produced by the School of Home Economics in 1932. The recipes are compiled under various categories, e.g., "Recipes for Inexpensive Dishes" and "Menus for St. Valentine's Day."

Norm Long and Mary Frances Smith papers

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 20090301

Norman Nitschke postcard collection

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 18
Identifier: 20190927.1

Occupy Purdue Movement records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 166
Abstract Materials documenting activities of Occupy Purdue during the Spring of 2017.

Office of Future Engineers records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: UA 108
Scope and Contents The Office of Future Engineers records (2000-2014; 0.25 cubic feet) is a collection of recruitment and admission materials published by Purdue University and the College of Engineering. These materials include booklets, pamphlets, brochures, sample admission letters, slides, and other published items. Materials in this collection are organized into a single series, arranged chronologically.

Office of the Dean of Students. Disability Resource Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 84
Scope and Contents various documents related to Purdue early compliance with americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Dean of Students publications, newsletters, guidelines for students with disabilities to obtain print media in accessible formats

Office of the Dean of Students, Student Activities and Organizations, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 39

Panhellenic Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 163
Scope and Contents The Panhellenic Association records includes materials documenting the activities of both the Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic Association, particularly as it relates to their membership. Records include scrapbooks, awards, minutes, correspondence, pamphlets, brochures, news articles, RUSH and Fraternity Life guides, and more. Topics of particular interest include alcohol policies, racial issues, community involvement, housing, and black fraternities.

Pharmacy Building records

 File — Box Communal Collections 60, Placement: 09
Identifier: UA 121
Scope and Contents The Pharmacy Building records contain an information pamphlet from the first annual Pharmacy Night. It includes information about the Pharmacy program at Purdue as well as the building and what services were offered within.

Phi Kappa paddle

 Unprocessed — Box Communal Accessions 36
Identifier: 20191108

Philalethean Literary Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 101
Overview This collection contains records ledgers, photos, and event programs documenting the activities of the Philalethean Literary Society, as well as their published constitution.

Physical Plant records

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 61, Placement: 04
Identifier: UA 135
Scope and Contents The Purdue Physical Plant records contain an engineering survey of the plant completed by A. A. Potter in 1921 and a guide to the services provided by the Physical Plant.

Poultry Building records

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 60, Placement: 08
Identifier: UA 120
Scope and Contents The Poultry Building records contain a dedication information booklet listing details of the building and a brief history of the poultry program at Purdue University.

Purdue Air Race Classic Team papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 54
Abstract 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.  The papers also contain numerous clippings about the tragic plane crash that occurred at the Purdue Airport in September 1997, which killed Purdue Air Race Classic team member, Julie Swengel,...