Lauren Roth collection of Purdue University broadsides
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 268
Scope and Contents
The Lauren Roth collection of Purdue University broadsides (2009; 0.2 cubic feet) documents Purdue campus life and culture as well as marketing strategies of various campus groups, including Purdue University itself. It is predominantly composed of campus group callout broadsides, as well as broadsides advertising various events. The collection was created in HONR 199 Living History as a way to understand Purdue in the present day and curated by Lauren Roth. Notations on the back document the location of the broadside when it was found by the member of the class and the date of the finding. The collection also includes an essay by Roth for class analyzing the collection. Types of materials include: broadsides and an essay.
- Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2011
- Roth, Lauren (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection material is in English.
Collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Copyright held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.
Lauren Roth, originally from Carrollton, Texas, studied psychology at Purdue while also swimming for Purdue Women’s Swimming and Diving team. She was named Academic All-District in 2012. She enrolled in HONR 199, titled Living History, in the Fall 2009 semester, where she participated in a class project curating a collection of Purdue campus broadsides.
0.20 Cubic Feet
0.10 Cubic Feet
0.10 Cubic Feet
The Broadsides are organized into a single series chronologically with preference to the date found (noted on back), then to the date of the event advertised. One oversized broadside is separated into its own series.
Collection donated by Lauren Roth.
All materials have been housed in acid-free folders and acid-free boxes. Oversized broadsides have been separated and housed in a separate folder for preservation purposes.
- Lauren Roth collection of Purdue University broadsides
- In Progress
- Michael Maune and Keertana Marella
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Edition statement
- Second edition. Collection description was first completed 2012-11-09.
- 2020-04-22: Collection description updated by Keertana Marella