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J. Holmes Martin Battery B papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 269

Scope and Contents

History of Battery B, photos, 1960's correspondence, Letters from Battery B alums, Reunion file, clippings, Sgt. Madden's roster.


  • circa 1910s-1960s
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1916, 1966-1967
  • Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2013


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research

Conditions Governing Use

Purdue University per deed of gift, except for published items under copyright.

Biographical or Historical Information

Note written by John Michael Foster


0.40 Cubic Feet

1 mss box other_unmapped

1.00 mss._boxes


Photographs, correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles/clippings, and other materials belonging to J. Holmes Martin and relating to the history and service of Battery B, Indiana National Guard, and its 50th Year Reunion in May 1967.

Arrangement Note

Photographs arranged chronologically; correspondence arranged chronologically; rosters of former members arranged chronologically; receipts and finances arranged chronologically; magazine and newspaper articles arranged by topic and chronologically; press release; article drafts; undated notes; miscellaneous items arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

Prof. J. Holmes Martin to Prof. Robert L. Hogue to James M. Turley, circa 1990s

Source of Acquisition

Jim Turley

Method of Acquisition


Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

Related Publications

Purdue Debris, 1916-1917

Processing Information

All materials have been housed in acid-free folders, and acid-free boxes.  Staples and tape have been removed and discarded; all photographs placed in protective sleeves.
J. Holmes Martin Battery B papers
John Michael Foster
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States