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Clippings Concerning Purdue Graduates scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 261

Content Description

One scrapbook containing clippings related to Purdue graduates from 1907-1909. Contains index (in the front). Majority are newspaper clippings which cover news related to the lives of Purdue graduates and topics cover career advancements, death announcements, alumni gatherings/meetings, athletic achievements, talks, graduates moving out of the US to places like Philippines and Vietnam to work, etc. Other items include Commencement Program booklets for different schools (e.g. School of Medicine, School of Pharmacy, etc.) and namecards.
Some items of significance include the following newspaper clippings - Achievements of Purdue's first graduate, John B. Harper, and announcement of his death; Creation of the Purdue Alumni Ring as a symbol capturing the essence of Purdue.

Dates

  • 1898-07-27 - 1909-06-30
  • Majority of material found within 1907-06-05 - 1909-06-30

Condition Description

Good

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research

Extent

0.36 Cubic Feet (One archival flat box)

Arrangement

Collection contains mostly newspaper clippings in a random order (not according to date).

Related Materials

UA 133, "Memorial Gymnasium records", Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

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MSA 55, "Allen C. Boggs collection", Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

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MSP 239, "Awards, Medals, Citations collection", Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries

Condition Description

Good
Title
Clippings Concerning Purdue Graduates Scrapbook, 1907-1909
Status
Completed
Author
Aarthi Devarajan
Date
2017-10-05
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Edition statement
First edition.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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