DeWitt Buchanan collection
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 62
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of one folder which contains papers relating to Dewitt "Buck" Buchanan.
- 1898 - 1978
- Buchanan, DeWitt Wheeler, 1876-1977 (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English
The collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Some material in this collection is in the public domain, while other material copyrights are held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.
DeWitt "Buck" Buchanan graduated from Purdue in 1898 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, graduating in three years. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and the Purdue Track team. After graduation, Buchanan was employed by the Illinois Central Railroad, which included work on the Panama Canal. He later ran a successful family coal business, the Old Ben Coal Corporation, based in Illinois and the Midwest.
0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)
The material is in chronological order.
Souce and date of acquisition are unknown.
The material is housed in an acid-free folder and an acid-free box.
- DeWitt Buchanan collection
- Under Review
- Mary A. Sego
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Edition statement
- Second Edition. Collection description first completed 2008-11-10.