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Steven C. Beering papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 181

Scope and Contents

The Steven C. Beering papers (1950-2001, 6.5 cubic feet) include interview transcripts and scripts for Vision for Tomorrow, Beta and VHS tapes of interviews and other material relating to the life and career of Steven Beering, president of Purdue University. The papers include a variety of tapes and DVDs that document activities on the Purdue University campus, relating to events at Westwood, the Black Cultural Center (BCC), and other locations.


  • 1950 - 2001
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1999
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2006


Access Information

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Copyright held by Purdue University.

Biographical Information

Steven C. Beering was the ninth president of Purdue University, serving from 1983 to 2000.


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Arrangement Note

1. Papers, 1999-2001 (1 cubic foot) 2. Tapes, 1950-2001 (5 cubic feet) 3. DVDs, 1950-2001 (.5 cubic feet)

Acquisition Information

Materials donated by Steven Beering.

Processing Information

The documents are in acid-free file folders with subject headings in alphabetical order. VHS and BETA tapes have been transferred to DVDs for preservation purposes.
Steven C. Beering papers
In Progress
Angela Day and Adriana Harmeyer
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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description was first completed 2009-04-08.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-06-17: Collection description and collection identifier updated by Adriana Harmeyer.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 Mitch Daniels Boulevard
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States