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Harry R. Potter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 393

Scope and Contents

The Harry R. Potter papers (1964-1989) includes teaching materials, meeting minutes, surveys and technical reports concerning research in sociology and agricultural economics at Purdue University.


  • 1964 - 1989


Language of Materials

This collection is in English.

Access Information

Collection open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Copyright held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

Harry R. Potter became a faculty member at Purdue University in 1963. His interests are in social organization and social change, especially in relations across hierarchies, such as how communities interact with the national government. For the last several years that interest has focused on how those relationships are manifested in and through environmental issues.


1.817 Cubic Feet (Five letter-size manuscript boxes)


Original order has been retained. Items have been reboxed for preservation purposes.

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Harry R. Potter on July 6, 2010.

Processing Information

Original order of the items was retained. Items were rehoused into new acid-free boxes but original folders were retained.
Harry R. Potter papers
In Progress
Shauna Borger and Sarah Kenny
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Edition statement
Third edition. Collection description first completed on 2010-04-11.

Revision Statements

  • 2010-10-13: Updated collection description by Elizabeth Wilkinson.
  • 2019-07-01: Updated notes and extents by Sarah Kenny.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States