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Charles R. Brouse collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 391

Content Description

Materials created by or about Charles R. Brouse, including an extensive journal of his experience serving in Europe during World War I. Also includes photographs, news clippings, and the Youngstown (Ohio) Vindicator of October 12, 1918.


  • 1917 - 1942


Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Portions of material in this collection are in the public domain. Other material copyrights held by Purdue University or original creator. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

Charles Robert Brouse, son of Olin R. and Lillian Utter Brouse, was born on the 26th of April, 1892, in Rockford, Illinois. He was finishing his senior year in the School of Electrical Engineering at Purdue University when war was declared in May 1917. He was commissioned as a 1st Lieutenant and served in the World War in Europe in the Coast Artillery Corps from May 1917 to January 1919. He was honorably discharged from military service on the 22nd of January 1919. He died in Greeley, Colorado.


0.182 Cubic Feet (one half-width letter-size manuscript box)

Language of Materials


Acquisition Information

Collection donated by Hurd Baruch on October 10, 2020

Condition Description

Newspaper is very fragile.

Processing Information

All materials have been housed in acid-free folders and acid-free boxes.
Charles R. Brouse collection
Siddhant Mehta
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Edition statement
First edition.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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