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Harrison Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 106

Scope and Contents

The Harrison Hall records contain photographs, slides, and negatives taken during events held at the dormitory. Information regarding the Cavalier Club such as past membership as well as the code and bylaws governing the club can also be found.


  • 1978 - 1994


Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Copyright held by Purdue University.

Historical Information

Harrison Hall, named after 23rd President of the United States Benjamin Harrison, is a Purdue University residence hall that opened in 1966.

Harrison Hall is home to the Cavalier Club as well as several different learning communities. The Cavalier Club provides social and educational activities to residents. The activities have included dances, movie nights, and inviting distinguished lecturers to speak to residents in the past.


1.25 Cubic Feet (One cubic foot box and one half-width letter-size manuscript box)


The collection is arranged into four series:
  1. Photographs
  2. General Information
  3. Cavalier Club
  4. Artifacts

Acquisition Information

Materials transferred from Purdue University Residences on July 1, 2015, with additional materials transferred on July 21, 2016.

Processing Information

Materials housed in acid-free folders and acid-free boxes.


Harrison Hall records
Under Review
Jon Hathaway
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Edition statement
First edition.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States