John Purdue papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 3
Scope and Contents
The John Purdue Papers [1814-1897; two cubic feet plus one oversized box] document the life and business career of John Purdue, as well as the business activities of his associates. There are very few items of a personal nature in the Papers; mainly, they document the day-to-day business affairs of John Purdue, as well as several other men who were his business partners and who carried on the Purdue-related firms after Purdue’s death in 1876. Types of materials include: correspondence, printed material, account books, and ephemera.
- Other: Majority of material found in 1830s-1890s
- Purdue, John, 1802-1876 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
2.20 Cubic Feet
5 mss boxes, 1 medium oversize box other_unmapped
The Papers are organized into three series.
Existence and Location of Originals
multi-part note content
Other Descriptive Information
Please see the attached finding aid for full collection information.
All materials have been housed in polyester sleeves, acid-free folders, and acid-free boxes.
- John Purdue papers
- Amanda Grossman
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description