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Jack and Alice Rowen Easley collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 6, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 99

Scope and Contents

The papers contain correspondence between President Jischke and Alice Rowen Easley, "Aunt Alice says...," a book by Easley and a picture of Easley's son, Mark, with a picture of the framed note from Jischke, which was a Christmas gift to Alice Easley.


  • 1995 - 2007


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

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.

Biographical Information

Jack Easley (1926-2000) was a member of the Purdue Class of 1948.

Alice Rowen Easley was born to Orval Paul Rowen and Ada Ruth Clark Rowen in Cincinnati, Ohio on October 23, 1928. The family later moved to DeMotte, IN, where Alice would attend high school. After high school, Alice would attend Purdue as a member of the Class of 1951. While at Purdue she would meet her future husband Jack Robert Easley (Class of 1948), who she married on June 12, 1948. Alice worked as a professional floral designer and crafter, bookkeeper, and long-time newspaper columnist for the Carmel News Journal. She was also the author of two books, "Aunt Alice Says...Notes to a Friend" and "The Adventures of Corky Rabbit". Alice passed away at her home in Carmel, IN on July 20, 2010.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)


The material is in chronological order.

Acquisition Information

Source and date of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

The material is housed in an acid-free folder and an acid-free box.
Jack and Alice Rowen Easley collection
Under Review
Mary A. Sego
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Edition statement
Third edition. Collection description first completed 2011-11-07.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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