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Gary J. Glazer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 31

Scope and Contents

The Gary J. Glazer papers document Gary J. Glazer’s student life at Purdue from 1964 to 1967. He was active in the Owen Hall Hussar Club and most of the collection relates to his activities with this club. There are also materials related to the Purdue Boilermaker football team playing in the 1967 Rose Bowl. Types of materials include printed materials, photographs, ephemera including pins and patches, cords, caps, and plaques. Purdue traditions are documented here, such as the Senior Cords and the Freshman pot (beanie type hat).


  • 1964 - 1967


Language of Materials

Collection material is in English.

Access Information

This 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

Gary Jay Glazer moved from Cincinnati, Ohio, to attend Purdue University in 1964. He graduated in 1967 with a degree in Industrial Management. Glazer was active in many student organizations including the Hillel Foundation in 1965, the Tomahawk pledge class of 1966 and the Reamer Club in 1967. Glazer lived in Owen residence hall from 1964 to 1967. Glazer was active in the Hussar Club which is run by Owen residence hall. Hussar Club members are in charge of hall funds and decide how to allocate the funds. Glazer received awards from his role in the Hussar Club including the Hussar Scholar Trophy (1964-1965) and The Headliner Outstanding Hussar Award (1966-1967). Glazer attended the Rose bowl football game in 1967 when Purdue beat the University of Southern California. He was active in Purdue traditions such as wearing the Purdue residence hall pot or beanie and the senior cords.
Sources: Debris yearbooks, 1964-1967; Purdue Staff and students telephone directory, 1966-1967


2.474 Cubic Feet (One full-width letter-size manuscript box and four flat boxes)


The papers are organized into two series: papers and artifacts.

Acquisition Information

Collection materials donated by Gary J. Glazer on September 10, 2010.

Processing Information

Materials were separated by format for preservation purposes. Artifacts were wrapped in acid-free tissue paper.
Gary J. Glazer papers
In Progress
Shauna Borger and Amanda Rumba
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Edition statement
Third edition. Collection description first completed 2012-09-03.

Revision Statements

  • 2020-04-29: Collection description updated by Amanda Rumba to align with data entry standards.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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