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Report of Committee of Indiana State Grange on Purdue University, ca. 1886-1887

 Collection — Box: Box 40
Identifier: MSP 157

Scope and Contents

The “Report of Committee of Indiana State Grange on Purdue University” (1886-1887, one folder) contains a single record, a leaflet containing a report made by an Indiana State Grange committee assigned to visit Purdue following the grange’s sixteenth session in 1886. The report details the committee’s impressions of Purdue’s facilities and programs as they relate to the overall objectives of the grange, and lists resolutions passed by the grange in support of Purdue at a recent annual meeting. This is a single record which describes only a single act by the grange as well as a single impression of Purdue’s agricultural facilities.


  • 1886-1887


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Public Domain

Biographical or Historical Information

The Indiana State Grange was established in 1871 and sought to promote the interests of agriculture in the state of Indiana, which included the promotion of public education infrastructure which emphasized agricultural instruction. In the 1886 annual meeting of the grange, the grange appointed a committee to visit Purdue and report on its “practical workings.” The report of that committee contained in this collection was later added to the published proceedings of the grange’s sixteenth annual session. Source: Proceedings of the ... Annual Session of the Indiana State Grange, Patrons of Husbandry, Volume 10, Parts 1880-1889. Google eBook. 27 May, 2014. Web [url=][/url]

Note written by Brian Alberts


1.00 folders

1.00 folders


One publication by the Committee of the Indiana State Grange, consisting of a committee report regarding Purdue University.

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

Indiana State Grange, “Proceedings of the …Annual Session of the Indiana State Grange, Volume 10, 1880-1889”, Google Books free eBook.
Report of Committee of Indiana State Grange on Purdue University, ca. 1886-1887
Brian Alberts
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States