Josiah H. Andrews scrapbook
Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 266
Scope and Contents
The Josiah H. Andrews, Jr. scrapbook (1897-1901; 0.3 cubic feet) documents Josiah H. Andrews, Jr.'s time as a student at Purdue University. Among the items featured in the scrapbook is a strong focus on material from the track team and Sigma Chi fraternity for which Andrews was a member. The items include invitations, newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, ticket stubs (some from the Athletic Association), ephemera and various miscellaneous items. Also featured is an “Anthropometric table,” from measurements of 2,300 students, including Andrews and “measurement and prescription” manual. Also found in the scrapbook are his class schedules, grades, rules governing students, and a newspaper clipping of John McCutcheon’s drawing, “Marooned.”
- Other: Date acquired: 04/06/2012
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
0.30 Linear Feet
1 small flat box other_unmapped
1 scrapbook and 1 folder of loose items.
Physical Access Requirements
The scrapbook is in extremely fragile condition, so extra care must be taken when viewing. Only overhead scanning or digital camera for reproductions will be allowed.
Source of Acquisition
Edith Andrews Cowlin
Existence and Location of Originals
multi-part note content
- Josiah H. Andrews scrapbook
- Mary Sego
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description