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Special Collections. Purdue University Special Collections

 Collecting Area
Identifier: Special Collections
Special Collections includes materials related to the history of Indiana as well as rare or unique items that support the research and teaching needs of the Purdue University.

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

Vater Family scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 236
Scope and Contents The Vater Family scrapbooks compiled by Septimus Vater and Williamson Dunn Vater primarily contain newspaper clippings related to Indiana politics and elections as well as obituaries and sports analysis from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Dates: 1869 - 1909

John Wendling photograph collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSF 510
Scope and Contents The John Wendling photograph collection contains photographs and postcards from the international and domestic travels of John Wendling. He took pictures of several places in South America as well as the United States.
Dates: 1939 - 2003

World War I flyers collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 1, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSP 253
Scope and Contents The World War I flyers collection contains an assortment of World War I flyers and advertisements encouraging citizens to buy government bonds and help support the military during the War.
Dates: 1918