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Loretta Mae Wallace photo album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 327

Scope and Contents

The Loretta Mae Wallace photo album was created by Wallace during her time as a Purdue student from 1906 to 1910, with most photos dating to 1908-1909. Photographs include campus scenes, buildings, Lafayette and surrounding areas, Mechanics Burning, a visit to Indiana University, Civil Engineering projects, and other scenes of student life.


  • 1909


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Biographical Information

Loretta Mae Wallace, a native of Lafayette, Indiana, attended Purdue University and graduated in 1910 with a B.S. in Science. As a student, she was active in the Philalethean Society, Exponent Staff, Debris Staff, Girls' Glee Club, and Purdue Girls' Club. After graduating from Purdue, she earned an M.A. from Columbia University and Master's Diploma in Nutrition at Teachers College, both in 1911, followed by a Diploma in Domestic Art from Pittsburgh YWCA in 1913. She then returned to Purdue in 1914 as a faculty member in Home Economics.


0.20 Cubic Feet

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Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of materials are available for research use. See our digital collections database e-Archives: Loretta Mae Wallace photo album
Loretta Mae Wallace photo album
In Progress
Adriana Harmeyer
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Edition statement
First edition.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States