The Purdue student newspaper (1875) collection
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 70, Placement: 3
Identifier: MSP 312
Scope and Contents
Includes three issues of The Purdue student newspaper of 1875.
- April 1875 - June 1875
- Wiley, Harvey Washington, 1844-1930 (Person)
The collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Material in this collection is in the public domain. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.
The Purdue student newspaper of 1875 was the first newspaper issued on the Purdue University West Lafayette campus. The newspaper was managed, edited, and largely written by faculty member Harvey W. Wiley. Student John Bradford Harper, who later became the first graduate of Purdue University, assisted with advertisements, printing, and gathering of news items.
0.05 Cubic Feet (Two folders)
Language of Materials
One copy each of the April 1875 and May 1875 issues donated by Water Dietz in May 1962. Source and date of acquisition of other materials are unknown.
Materials placed into acid-free folders and acid-free boxes.
- The Purdue student newspaper (1875) collection
- Emily Sandgren and Neal Harmeyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Edition statement
- First edition.