L. A. Burke papers
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 17, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 60
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of one folder of articles written by L. A. Burke.
- 1875 - 1877
- Burke, L. A. (Person)
Language of Materials
Collection material is in English.
This collection is open for research.
Copyright and Use Information
Collection material is in the public domain.
Major L. A. Burke, of New Harmony, was appointed to the Board of Trustees for the creation of Purdue University when the Board was expanded on January 31, 1871. He served until June 2, 1874. Burke began servings as the Superintendent of the Purdue University Farm on April 1, 1874. the first years of the University. He was in charge of buildings, residences, implements, tools, and grounds, including their furnishment, labor, and maintenance.
Source: Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of Purdue University, for the Year Ending October 31, 1873-1882. Indianapolis, IN: Sentinel Company Printers.
0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)
Collection materials are organized chronologically.
Material has been housed in acid-free folder and box.
- L. A. Burke papers
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- Second edition. Collection description first completed 2010-02-07 by Archives Staff.
- 2020-04-09: Collection description updated by Amanda Rumba to more fully meet standards.