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Purdue University Buildings booklet

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSP 268

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one early printed booklet of Purdue University buildings. The booklet contains images of the following buildings: Aerial View of Campus, Aeroplane View of Stadium, "The Bowl", Fowler Hall, Agricultural Experiment Station, Stanley Coulter Hall, Home Economics Building, New Men's Dormitory, Mechanical Building, Library and Mechanical Buildings, Engineering Building, Library, Physics Building, Science Building (in distance), Union Building, Chemistry Building, Gymnasium in Distance, Memorial Gymnasium, Agricultural Experiment Station. Based on the aerial view of campus, the booklet was printed between 1928 and 1930. The booklet was donated by Sue Contreras and belonged to her father. This collection might be relevant to researchers interested in Purdue University and its buildings history.


  • 1928 - 1930
  • Other: Date acquired: 9/30/2017


0.25 Cubic Feet (This collection consists of one folder, which is housed In a communal box .) : Item collapses for compact storage.

Related Materials

MSP 262, Purdue Campus and Buildings photos, 1936-1944, Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

UA 149, Purdue Building Images collection, Karnes Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.
Finding Aid to Purdue University buildings booklet
Jennifer Sdunzik
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Edition statement
First edition.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States