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Album of 1918-1920 Purdue University and miscellaneous photographs

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 139

Scope and Contents

The album of 1918-1920 Purdue University and other miscellaneous photographs (1918-1920; 0.2 cubic feet) documents buildings on campus as well as off campus scenery.  Photographs of farmland and water sports could be of the surrounding community and Wabash River.  Several unidentified individuals appear, some of whom are in military dress or Purdue sports attire (track and football).  The collection consists of one photo album in fragile condition and one file folder of re-sleeved loose photographs that had fallen out of the album.  The collection was donated by Daniel and Joy Haizlip, but the creator of the album is undetermined.  The collection may be useful for researchers interested in student and campus life during the World War I era, University buildings present at that time, or material culture of the early 20th century.  Types of materials include: black and white photos, photo album.


  • 1918 - 1920

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Some material in this collection are 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

The creator of the album is undetermined.


0.299 Cubic Feet (One flat box)

Arrangement Note

The Photographs are organized into a single series.

Custodial History

Album donated to Purdue and subsequently moved to ASC.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Daniel and Joy Haizlip on January 10, 2014.

Processing Information

Whenever possible, original order of the materials has been retained.  Loose items have been placed in polyester sleeves and an acid free folder.  The original album is fragile, but additional action may harm it further.
Album of 1918-1920 Purdue University and miscellaneous photographs
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Virginia Pleasant
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Edition statement
Third edition. Collection description first completed 2014-05-09 by Virginia Pleasant.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-30: Collection description updated by Adelle Rogers.
  • 2024-02-08: Extents updated by William Niner.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States