George W. Munro papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 58
Scope and Contents
The George W. Munro papers (1826-1970; 3.5 cubic feet) consist of research materials collected by George Munro on John Purdue and the history of Purdue University, as well as Munro's personal papers. The personal papers contain manuscripts and published articles; work related papers, papers and articles related to teaching techniques; and non-work related papers and articles on various literary and timely topics. The papers cover a variety of topics such as Purdue University, John Purdue, mechanical engineering, astronomy, history, information on the moon and the lunar surface, the Purdue Rifles, the Indianapolis to Lafayette Railroad, Abraham Lincoln, and literature.
- Munro, George Wesley, 1872-1964 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research use.
3.50 Cubic Feet
7 mss. boxes other_unmapped
The collection is separated into two parts: the first half contains the research accumulated on John Purdue and Purdue University, and the second half contains the personal and work related papers of Munro. Please see PDF Finding Aid for collection inventory.
Existence and Location of Originals
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- George W. Munro papers
- In Progress
- Archives Staff, Elizabeth Wilkinson, Susan Calvert
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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