Purdue University Newsreels and Year in Review recordings
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 65
Scope and Contents
The Purdue Newsreel began in 1956 as a yearly film, and later video, review of university events of the previous year. Contents of each recording focus upon academics, student activities, campus structures, athletics, and special events. One silent film, circa 1943-1945, is also included in the collection. In 2013, the Purdue Newsreel was renamed the Purdue Year in Review.
- Other: Majority of material found in 1955-2016
- Other: Date acquired: 06/30/2006
- Purdue University (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
0.45 Cubic Feet
Physical discs and digital-born files are arranged chronologically.
Digital copies of the newsreels were donated by the Purdue Alumni Association in 2006 following digital conversion of the reels onto DVD by the Alumni Assocation.
Source of Acquisition
Purdue Marketing and Media
Accruals and Additions
One new recording added each year via Purdue Marketing and Media.
Existence and Location of Originals
multi-part note content
DVD recording content has been copied for preservation and access purposes.
- Purdue University Newsreels and Year in Review recordings
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- Neal Harmeyer
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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