Robert K. Schelke photographs
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 360
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of seven individual photo album pages (includes 54 black and white photographs) documenting student activities and campus life at Purdue during the early 1920s. The photographs were taken by Robert K. Schelke who also provides the handwritten notes on the pages. Some of the photographs show campus buildings, including a shot of the Memorial Union while under construction.
- 1919 - 1923
- Schelke, Robert Koch, 1901-1988 (Photographer, Person)
Language of Materials
Collection is in English.
Collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Collection is in the public domain.
Robert Schelke was a native of Madison, IN who graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in 1923. His study focus was in steam engineering. His professional career took him from the Illinois Bell Telephone Company to Heywood-Wakefield Furniture Manufacturing to the Sawyer Biscuit Co., Best Foods, Inc. and Belden Manufacturing Company
0.025 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Photographs documenting student life and Purdue campus in the 1920s.
Donated by Kathryn Meile, January 14, 2014.
Collection has been stored in acic free containers.
- Robert K. Schelke photographs
- Jennifer Sdunzik and Richard Bernier
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Edition statement
- Second edition. Collection description was first completed 2008-05-06