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Kenneth R. Geiser papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 378

Scope and Contents

The Kenneth R. Geiser papers document Geiser's experience as a Purdue student in the 1930s. In addition to news clippings, a program from the 1937 Purdue vs. Fordham football game, and small paper pennants, the collection includes a scrapbook of programs, clippings, receipts, and postcards from Geiser's student years. Included in the scrapbook are clippings related to Amelia Earhart.


  • 1931 - 1939

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Material copyrights held by Purdue University of original creator. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

Kenneth R. Geiser of Fort Wayne, Indiana, graduated from Purdue University in 1937 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.


0.20 Cubic Feet (One letter-size half-width manuscript box and one flat folder)

Acquisition Information

Materials donated by Jim Geiser on September 18, 2002.

Processing Information

Materials were removed from non-archival envelopes or bags and stored in acid-free archival boxes. The newspaper page was unfolded and stored flat.


Kenneth R. Geiser papers
In Progress
Adriana Harmeyer
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Edition statement
First edition.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-03-17: Collection title updated from James Geizer papers to Kenneth R. Geiser papers, identifier updated from 00000jg4 to MSA 378, and collection description updated by Adriana Harmeyer.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States