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Frederick W. Tase collection of Purdue artifacts

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSR 10

Scope and Contents

The Frederick W. Tase artifacts collection includes four artifacts collected during Tase’s time at Purdue: 1) A large Purdue University banner, 18” x 45” 2) A bracelet of six oaken barrels that together spell “Purdue” 3) A Purdue belt buckle, possibly from an ROTC uniform 4) Two lapel pins, each shaped like aviator wings with a ‘P’ in the center


  • 1937 - 1940


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 are 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

Frederick W. Tase attended Purdue University from 1937 to 1940. Prior to his time at Purdue, Tase lived in Yonkers, New York, where his father worked as a regional executive for a steel manufacturer. While at Purdue, Tase studied Engineering, specifically Mechanical Engineering, and he was a regular participant in the activities of the Glider Club. Shortly after leaving Purdue, he entered the United States Army, where he eventually earned the rank of Captain. He and his wife, Dorothy, eventually settled in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he passed away in 1995.


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Source of Acquisition

Donated Pat Stockwell on June 1, 2011.
Frederick W. Tase collection of Purdue artifacts
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Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States