Charles M. Romanowitz papers
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 345
Scope and Contents
The Charles M. Romanowitz papers (1907-1971; 0.2 cubic feet) document Charles Romanowitz’s Purdue career, from his application to Purdue in 1907 to a certificate for his sixtieth anniversary of his degree in 1971. The postcards in the collection, adressed to family members and his future wife Ruth Ritchie, are panoramic scenes of Purdue campus. Of particular interest might be his original senior thesis, “Comparative Costs Foundations in 11-story office bldg. (Variation story height).” The collection may be useful for researchers interested in administrative university procedures at the early twentieth century. Types of materials included: photographs, postcards, old silk scarf, paper documents (application, class assignment cards, commencement programs, certificates).
- Majority of material found within 1907-1911
- Romanowitz, Charles M., 1889-1977 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Charles M. Romanowitz, a California native, graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1911. During his time at Purdue, he was a member of the Kentucky Club, Y.M.C. A. Cadet Corps, second Lieutenant and first Lieutenant as well as Scabbard and Blade and the Varsity Football team.
0.2 Cubic Feet (4 folders)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donation received from Catherine Romanowitz Kreis, daughter of Charles Romanowitz, February 3, 2017.
- Finding Aid to Charles M. Romanowitz papers
- Jennifer Sdunzik
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description