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Randolph Norris Shreve papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 344
Papers of Purdue professor R. Norris Shreve, including materials relating to Shreve's work with National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan, his engineering career, and his research and collecting of gems such as jade. Includes some materials on the history of China and Formosa.

Please see PDF Finding Aid for collection inventory.


  • 1900-1984
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1976


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Some items are held offsite, so 24 hours notice is recommended.


14.00 mss._boxes

1.00 mss._boxes

1.00 mss._boxes

1.00 mss._boxes

Source of Acquisition

Mrs. Irene M. Shreve
Method of Acquisition Donation of papers

Accruals and Additions

1981--donation of 18 pins and lapel pins; 1984--donated 3 volumes of memorabilia

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

Oral history interview conducted July 23, 1969, located within MSO 2, Purdue Office of Publications Oral History Program collection.
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Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States