Clippings Concerning Purdue Graduates scrapbook
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 261
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.
- 1898-07-27 - 1909-06-30
- Majority of material found within 1907-06-05 - 1909-06-30
Collection is open for research
0.36 Cubic Feet (One archival flat box)
Collection contains mostly newspaper clippings in a random order (not according to date).
- Clippings Concerning Purdue Graduates Scrapbook, 1907-1909
- Aarthi Devarajan
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Edition statement
- First edition.