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Eulora Miller papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 49, Placement: 14
Identifier: MSA 280

Scope and Contents

The papers include Eulora Miller's diploma from Purdue and a play she wrote.


  • 1880 - 1905


Biographical Information

Eulora Miller Jennings (d. 1939) holds the distinguished place amongst Purdue alumnae as the first woman to graduate from the University in 1878. As an undergraduate, she also served as the first president of the Philalethean Society, an organization "effected for the literary needs of the young ladies at Purdue." Upon earning a Bachelor's of Science degree, Eulora Miller became Purdue's first professional librarian, and continued her career in librarianship at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. She went on to study at Columbia University in New York, and gained notoriety as a dramatist, having published four plays, including Mrs. Oakley's Telephone, Tom's Fiancee, Dinner at the Club, and Die Prinzessin Barnof.


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Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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