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Purdue World War I announcements and publications collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 53, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSP 251

Scope and Contents

The Purdue World War I announcements and publications collection contains several publications regarding the assistance Purdue provided to the United States during its involvement in World War I. Other publications within the collection relate to life at Purdue during this period.

Dates

  • 1917 - 1919

Creator

Languages of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Material in this collection is in the public domain. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Historical Information

World War I was a global war that began in Europe in 1914 and lasted until 1918. The United States joined the war in 1917 and drafted several million men, including college students.

Extent

0.75 Cubic Feet (Seven folders)

Acquisition Information

The exact date and source of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

Collection was housed in acid-free folders and box. Rusted staples were removed.

Creator

Title
Purdue World War I announcements and publications collection
Status
Under Review
Author
Jon Hathaway, Keertana Marella, and William Niner
Date
2022-11-17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English
Edition statement
Third edition. Collection description was first completed 2017-08-23.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-29: Collection description updated by Keertana Marella
  • 2022-11-17: A letter from the President's Office and University News Letter No. 3 were added and the collection description updated by William Niner.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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