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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.”


  • 1897-1901
  • Other: Date acquired: 04/06/2012


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


0.30 Linear Feet

1 small flat box other_unmapped

Arrangement Note

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

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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