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Leah Rowena Miller scrapbook

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 275
The Leah Rowena Miller scrapbook (1924-1931; 0.4 cubic feet) documents the student life of Leah Rowena Miller.  It includes her time as a student at Purdue as well as her travels after graduation.  The scrapbook focuses heavily on Rowena's social life with her family and friends.  This scrapbook would be a valuable asset for any individual researching the history of Purdue and student life.  It would also be valuable for an individual researching the time period of the 1920s.  Within the scrapbook are mementos, black and white photographs, programs, holiday cards, newspaper clippings, and handwritten notes.  You will also find within the scrapbook is a list of all of Rowena's friends and their hometowns, two tables of sports scores for both the football and basketball teams for the 1924-1925 seasons, and a list of productions and social functions that Rowena attended during her time at Purdue.


  • 1924-1931
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1924-1927
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2013


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


0.40 Cubic Feet

1 small flat box other_unmapped

1.00 flat_box


Scrapbook of photographs, newspaper clippings, holiday cards, programs, and mementos documenting the student life of Leah Rowena Miller.

Biographical or Historical Information

Note written by Nolan Eller

Arrangement Note

1 scrapbook

Source of Acquisition

Gerald Miller
Method of Acquisition Donation

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

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Leah Rowena Miller scrapbook
Nolan Eller
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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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