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James Herron Papers on University Affiliation Program

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 552

Content Description

Materials created about the University Affiliation Program between Purdue University and Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria from 1984 to 1992. It was a professor exchange program held every year from, 1986. The collection includes correspondence between Purdue and Ahamdu Bello, books owned/given to Purdue Professors during their visit to Nigeria, a cap, air tickets of the trip, evaluation reports, funding documents, and other educational materials.


  • 1984 - 1992

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.

Biographic and Historical Information

The University Affiliation Program was an exchange of professors between Purdue University and Ahmadu Bello University. The first particpants were sent for the term of Sept through Dec 1987, and the last one was from Jan through May 1991. A lot of correspondance was referred to Donald Ferris, who was a faculty at Purdue Unviersity, College of Education and also the Director of this PU-ABU affiliation. One of the other professors involved in this affiliation was James Dudley Herron, who was also a faculty at Purdue, and held several positions.


1.00 Cubic Feet (One cubic foot box)

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Acquisition Information

Collection donated by James Dudley Herron who was involved in this entire process.

Processing Information

All materials have been housed in acid-free folders and acid-free boxes.
James Herron Papers on University Affiliation Program
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Siddhant Mehta
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First edition.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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