The Purdue University Centennial collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 121
Scope and Contents
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.
- Other: Majority of material found in 1969
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Biographical or Historical Information
Note written by John Michael Foster
0.95 Cubic Feet
one mss. box, one flat box other_unmapped
Congratulatory letters and certificates, proclamations and resolutions, booklets, and other items documenting the Purdue University centennial.
The materials in this collection are organized into a single series by document type.
Physical Access Requirements
No physical restrictions.
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
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.
- The Purdue University Centennial collection
- John Michael Foster
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description