Arthur H. Fisher papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 29
Scope and Contents
The Arthur H. Fisher papers contain artifacts, certificates, a diploma, photographs, and miscellaneous items from Arthur Fisher's time spent as a Purdue University student. There are some items that Fisher obtained after his tenure as a student, such as alumni loyalty certificates. This collection would be very valuable to anyone interested in student life at Purdue University during the early 20th century or the Purdue Military Band.
- 1916 - 1955
- Majority of material found within 1916 - 1920
- Fisher, Arthur H. (Arthur Harter) (Person)
This collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Portions of material in the 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.
Arthur Harter Fisher, "Art" to his friends, was a Purdue student from Ossian, Indiana.1916 to 1920. He graduated in 1920 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture. While at Purdue he was a member of the Agricultural Society, the Purdue Athletic Association (P.A.A.), and the Purdue University Military Band.
1.47 Cubic Feet (One legal-size full-width manuscript box, one small artifact box, one medium size artifact box, and two flat file folders)
Language of Materials
The material has been arranged into two series based on format.
Collection material was donated by Wendel Fisher, Arthur Fisher's youngest son, on June 26, 2002 and December 4, 2009.
The material has been placed in acid-free folders and acid-free boxes. The photographs have been placed in polyester sleeves. One of the photo albums was separated from its original binding and its individual pages were placed into six acid-free folders with five pages in each folder. The cover, binding, and back cover were also retained and placed within an acid-free folder. All artifacts have been wrapped in tissue for preservation purposes. Small artifacts in Box 2 have been placed into smaller artifact boxes, in order to protect the items within the bigger acid-free box. Whenever possible, original order of the materials has been retained.
- Arthur H. Fisher papers
- In Progress
- Mary A. Sego and Nolan Eller
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Edition statement
- Second edition. Collection description first completed in 2009.
- 2020-03-12: Collection updated to current standards by Mary A. Sego.