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Eleanore Cammack papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 83

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of various programs from University Convocations; two folders which contain issues of the Campus Copy, News of the Staffs of Purdue University, from the 1940s; Books and Coffee listing for the fourth series, 1953-1954; and a short biography on Stanley Anderson, artist, with notations made on the back.


  • 1940 - 1950


Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Portions of material in this collection are in the public domain. Other material copyrights held by Purdue University or original creator. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

Eleanore Cammack was born in 1906 in Greencastle to James and Adelene Cammack. Cammack received her AB from DePauw (1928) and a Bachelor's of Library Science degree from the University of Illinois (1929). She was originally hired at Purdue as an order assistant in the Purdue University Library in 1929. By 1955, she had become the head of the library's Order Department, with a rank of assistant professor. She also worked as an archivist outside of Purdue, helping to compile and process collections for the Depauw University and Indiana Methodist archive until her retirement in 1971.


0.075 Cubic Feet (Two folders and one flat folder)


Collection materials are divided into three series. Each series is organized chronologically.
  1. Newsletter, Programs, and Miscellaneous
  2. Campus Copy Issues
  3. "Sea Flowers" Finger Painting.

Acquisition Information

Source and date of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

Material has been housed in acid-free folders and an acid-free box.
Eleanore Cammack papers
Under Review
Mary A. Sego
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Edition statement
Second edition. Collection description first completed 2010-12-07 by Mary Sego.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-06-12: Collection description updated to new standards by Mary A. Sego.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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