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Collection of Purdue University postcards

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 39

Scope and Contents

The Collection of Purdue University postcards (1900-2007, 0.5 cubic feet) documents the changing landscape and buildings of Purdue University over time. Each postcard has been given a unique number and then assigned a subject heading. This is an active collection which will be added to over time.


  • 1900-2007
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1920s-1950s


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


0.50 Cubic Feet

2 shoe boxes other_unmapped

1.00 shoe_boxes

1.00 shoe_boxes

Arrangement Note

The postcards are arranged by subject, the subjects are filed in alphabetical order.

Method of Acquisition

Multiple donors and purchases.

Existence and Location of Originals

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Related Materials

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Other Descriptive Information

This is an artificial collection created by the Purdue Archives and Special Collections staff. Materials within this collection were either donated or purchased specifically for it.
Collection of Purdue University postcards
Elizabeth M. Wilkinson
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

504 W. State Street
West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States