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Charles Cottingham papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 5, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSA 77

Scope and Contents

Poetry written by Charles Cottingham, "Engineer, Writer, Lecturer": "William Holmes McGuffey" "To A McGuffey Teacher" "At Birthplace of William Holmes McGuffey" "Tablet in Los Angeles Library" The above appear on the first sheet. On the back of that sheet is a copy of a cable address "Edison, New York," Orange, New York, April 26, 1914 [Thomas A. Edison writes of the harmful effects of cigarettes, and he states, "I employ no person who smokes cigarettes."] "Why Michigan Won" "The Smoggers' Athem" (rhythm: "Oh! Say Can You See") "Tippecanoe Below Its Quota" [speaks of war bond sales and defense stamp buying] "Theodore Roosevelt" Message to Panama Canal Builders, Employees and Annuitants - "Not Without Thy Wondrous Story, Can Be Told Our Nation's Glory"


  • 1942 - 1952


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Some material in this collection is in the public domain, while other material copyrights are held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

Charles Cottingham was a member of the Purdue University Class of 1892.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)

Charles Cottingham papers
Under Review
Mary A. Sego
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Edition statement
Second Edition. Collection description first completed 2009.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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