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David E. Ross papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 188

Scope and Contents

The papers of David Ross, inventor, businessman, and chair of the Purdue Board of Trustees. Materials include certificates, deeds and other legal papers, genealogy materials, correspondence, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, scrapbooks, and artifacts documenting the life and career of David Ross. His papers cover a wide variety of subjects relating to his life and various farms and land he owned, and Martin Steel Products, as well as subjects relating to Purdue University, such as athletics, the airport, the Board of Trustees, the construction of the Purdue Memorial Union building, WBAA, the Glider Club, and the Purdue Research Foundation. Please see PDF Finding Aid for collection inventory.

Dates

  • 1870 - 1943

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

No use restrictions.

Extent

15.00 mss._boxes

Related Materials

George Ade Papers Edward C. Elliott Papers Purdue University Board of Trustees Records Ross-Ade Foundation Records Ross-Ade Stadium

Separated Materials

Oversized certificate is located in ASC Map Case.
Title
David E. Ross papers
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Keertana Marella
Date
2020-04-20
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English
Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description was first completed 2008-05-12.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-03: Collection identifier updated from 0000DER1 to MSA 188 by Adriana Harmeyer.
  • 2020-04-20: Collection description updated by Keertana Marella

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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