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Pete Bill Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 506
Set of 5 tin cups/mugs that are part of a Class of 1910 50th Anniversary collection.  Each metal cup is decorated with scenes of Purdue and the class of 1910 crest. The postcard shows the "Marmora," one of the famous "Eddy Clocks" locotmotives. It became part of the Railway Museum at Purdue University in 1907. The Purdue Collection was transferred to the National Museum of Transport at St. Louis in 1951.

Dates

  • 1960
  • Other: Postcard of Locomotive was transferred to the Libraries by Robert (Pete) Bill on October 3, 2017.

Extent

0.4 Cubic Feet (Shoe box.) : 5 items

Related Materials

JS1, John Steine Collection of Locomotive Glass Slides, Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

MSP 39, Collection of Purdue University postcards, Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.
Title
Finding Aid to the Pete Bill collection
Status
completed
Author
Richard R. Bernier and Jennifer Sdunzik
Date
2017-12-19
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description was first completed 2017-09-06.

Revision Statements

  • 2017-12-19: Addition 1 added to the resource record by Jennifer Sdunzik.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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