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Douglass Shortridge collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 213
The Douglass Shortridge collection contains artifacts from Shortridge's student years at Purdue, historical newspapers from the end of World War II, a newspaper obituary of Abram C. Shortridge, and other documents accumulated during Shortridge's career.

Dates

  • 1919 - 2003

Creator

Languages of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Some materials in this collection are in the public domain. Other material copyrights held by their publishers. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to use of materials.

Extent

1.00 Cubic Feet (One flat box, one folder, one flat folder)

Biographical Information

Douglass R. Shortridge graduated from Purdue in 1953 with a B.S. in Science and from the Indiana University Law School in 1959. At Purdue, he was a member of ROTC, Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity, and Iron Key Honorary; Junior Class President; and Editor-in-Chief of the Purdue Exponent. He was the great-grandson of Abram C. Shortridge, second Purdue University President.

Arrangement

The Douglass Shortridge collection is arranged based on format in two series.
  1. Printed materials
  2. Artifacts

Acquisition Information

Materials donated by Douglass Shortridge on August 12, 2004, October 25, 2004, and August 8, 2005.

Processing Information

All materials housed in acid-free boxes. Newspapers have been flattened and stored in acid-free folder.
Title
Douglass Shortridge collection
Status
completed
Author
Archives Staff
Date
2018-05-09
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Edition statement
Second edition. First edition completed on July 8, 2012.

Revision Statements

  • 2018-05-03: Artifacts re-housed within the collection and resource record updated by Jon Hathaway; additional materials added to the collection by Adriana Harmeyer.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States
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