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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.

Dates

  • April 1875 - June 1875

Creator

Access Information

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.

Historical Information

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.

Extent

0.05 Cubic Feet (Two folders)

Language of Materials

English

Acquisition Information

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.

Related Materials

MSP 245, The Purdue student newspaper (1880s) collection, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

MSP 99, Collection of Student Newspapers at Purdue University, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

MSP 313, The Purdue Exponent student newspaper collection, Purdue University Archives and Special Collections, Purdue University Libraries.

Processing Information

Materials placed into acid-free folders and acid-free boxes.
Title
The Purdue student newspaper (1875) collection
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Sandgren and Neal Harmeyer
Date
2021-07-13
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Edition statement
First edition.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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