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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
  • Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2014

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Purdue University

Biographical or Historical Information

The creator of the album is undetermined.

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0.20 Cubic Feet

1 flat box other_unmapped

1.00 flat_box


Black leather photo album and one file folder of black and white photos of Purdue campus and other photos

Arrangement Note

The Photographs are organized into a single series.

Custodial History

Album donated to Purdue and subsequently moved to ASC.

Source of Acquisition

Daniel and Joy Haizlip

Method of Acquisition


Existence and Location of Originals

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Related Materials

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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
Virginia Pleasant
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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