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The Purdue University Centennial collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 121
The Purdue University Centennial collection (1968-1969; 0.95 cubic feet) chronicles the year-long commemoration of Purdue’s centennial.  Items of interest include congratulatory letters and certificates from state and federal dignitaries and various colleges and universities, proclamations and resolutions passed by state and university officials and representative bodies, booklets commemorating Purdue’s centennial, and the single issue newspaper magazine Hail Purdue ’69.  The materials in this collection are organized into a single series by document type.

Dates

  • 1968-1969
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1969

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Purdue University

Extent

0.95 Cubic Feet

one mss. box, one flat box other_unmapped

1.00 mss._boxes

1.00 flat_box

Abstract

Congratulatory letters and certificates, proclamations and resolutions, booklets, and other items documenting the Purdue University centennial.

Biographical or Historical Information

Note written by John Michael Foster

Arrangement Note

The materials in this collection are organized into a single series by document type.

Physical Access Requirements

No physical restrictions.

Custodial History

Purdue University Libraries to ASC.

Source of Acquisition

Office of the President, Purdue University, and private donations to Purdue University Libraries
Method of Acquisition Records transfer, Office of the President, Purdue University Information Card and Envelope in Box 1, Folder 5 were originally donated to Purdue University Libraries from the estate of Marijane Bowen Adams, date unknown Copies of Hail Purdue ’69 in Box 2 were originally donated to Purdue University Libraries by Dr. Barbara Hanson and David F. Moses, respectively, date unknown.

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

MSF 474 Albert J. Gowan Papers, 1890-2011 MSP 45 Collection on Bruce Rogers, 1886-1996 UA 2.07 Frederick L. Hovde Papers, 1908-1983

http://earchives.lib.purdue.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/pnewsreels&CISOPTR=14&CISOBOX=1&REC=2

Processing Information

All materials are housed in acid-free folders and manuscript boxes.  Staples and paper clips have been removed from all documents and discarded.  Some letters have been placed in protective sleeves.
Title
The Purdue University Centennial collection
Author
John Michael Foster
Date
10/10/2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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