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Mackey Arena records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 147
The Mackey Arena records contain photographs and a special edition of the Journal and Courier about the new arena and wishes Purdue's basketball team luck in their next season. Varying business also purchased advertising space in the edition showing their support of Purdue Athletics.

Dates

  • 1967

Creator

Languages of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Copyright held by Purdue University.

Extent

.05 Cubic Feet (One folder and one flat folder)

Historical Information

Purdue's basketball arena was dedicated on December 2, 1967, after two years of construction. It is a brick-faced circular structure with a seating capacity of 14,416, a wall height of 40 ft. and dome height of an additional 40 ft. It was renamed Guy J. Mackey Arena in 1971.

Acquisition Information

Source and date of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

Collection housed in acid-free folders.

Creator

Title
Mackey Arena records
Status
completed
Author
Jon Hathaway
Date
2017-10-20
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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