Purdue Honorary Doctorates records
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 65, Placement: 12, Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 169
Scope and Contents
The records are a compilation of all individuals that received honorary doctorates from Purdue between 1888 and 2013. The list contains the date and discipline the degrees which were awarded. Famous honorary doctorates include Neil Armstrong, Eugene Cernan, Mitch Daniels, A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., and Darlene Clark Hine.
- 1888 - 2013
Language of Materials
Collection material is in English.
The collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Copyright held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.
Purdue University awarded 841 Honorary Doctorates between 1888 and 2013. The first degrees were awarded in 1888 to Alembert Winthrop Brayton in Science and John Newell Hurty in Pharmacy. Famous Purdue related individuals, such as George Ade, Lillian Moller Gilbreth, Andrey Abraham Potter, France Anne-Dominic Córdova, and Mitchell Daniels are among the recipients of the honoary doctorates.
0.05 Cubic Feet (Collection is housed in one folder in a letter-size manuscript communal box.)
Collection was transferred from Purdue University Board of Trustees.
The original order of the materials has been housed in an acid-free folder.
- Purdue Honorary Doctorates records
- Jennifer Sdunzik
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- Edition statement
- First edition.