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Box 4


Contains 40 Collections and/or Records:

Academic Freedom - American Association of University Professors [A.A.U.P.], 1915

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents Elliott served on the Committee for Academic Freedom; correspondence regarding investigations into various universities accused of violations in freedom of speech; includes meeting minutes
Dates: 1915

Ade, George: George Ade on Purdue, 1930-1954

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 2
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents Clippings of Ade's writings on Purdue, illustrated by John T. McCutcheon; includes correspondence regarding the clippings
Dates: 1930-1954

Ade, George: George Ade Trust, 1944-1954

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 3
Identifier: Folder 3
Scope and Contents Elliott was president of the trust fund's board of trustees until 1957; business correspondence regarding Ade's will, correspondence regarding the restoration of Hazelton, Ade's estate; and correspondence regarding the construction of a George Ade Memorial Hospital in Newton County, Indiana
Dates: 1944-1954

Aves, 1932-1943

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 4
Identifier: Folder 4
Scope and Contents Bound collection of Elliott's remarks at various Purdue commencements
Dates: 1932-1943

B - Correspondence, 1955

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 5
Identifier: Folder 5
Scope and Contents Personal and business correspondence
Dates: 1955

Birthday: 80th Birthday Greetings, 1954

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 6
Identifier: Folder 6
Scope and Contents Photograph of birthday greeting certificate presented to Elliott by Purdue University
Dates: 1954

Birthday Thank You Letters, 1954-1955

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 7
Identifier: Folder 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Edward C. Elliott Papers (1890-1975; 22.8 Cubic ft.) document the life and career of educator and former Purdue University President Edward Elliott. The majority of the papers date from 1940 to 1960. The papers reflect the original order as they were received from Elliott and his family, and therefore have not been divided into series or subject areas. The Elliott Papers document Elliott's education and career, particularly his tenure as President of Purdue University (1922-1945),...
Dates: 1954-1955

Book List of Edward C. Elliott, 1932-1938

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 8
Identifier: Folder 8
Scope and Contents Books Elliott sent to Purdue's general library and the Elliott Education Library
Dates: 1932-1938

Books - List of - Sent to Library, 1945-1953

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 9
Identifier: Folder 9
Scope and Contents Business correspondence regarding the disposition of Elliott's books upon his retirement and a list of books that Elliott gave to individuals
Dates: 1945-1953

C - Correspondence, 1955

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 10
Identifier: Folder 10
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence
Dates: 1955

Clippings - Edward C. Elliott - Personal, 1915-ca. 1940s

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 11
Identifier: Folder 11
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings on Elliott, includes clippings on Elliott's presentation of honorary degree to Booth Tarkington and Purdue University's presentation of honorary degree to Elliott
Dates: 1915-ca. 1940s

Cleveland Conference, 1918-1951

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 12
Identifier: Folder 12
Scope and Contents Business correspondence and report on the history of the conference
Dates: 1918-1951

Columbia University - Honorary Degree, 1927-1954

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 13
Identifier: Folder 13
Scope and Contents Correspondence, newspaper clippings, and commencement programs regarding Elliott's honorary degree; correspondence and printed materials on various matters relating to Columbia University
Dates: 1927-1954

D-H Correspondence, 1954-1955

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 14
Identifier: Folder 14
Scope and Contents Personal and business correspondence
Dates: 1954-1955

Governorship, 1939-1940

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 15
Identifier: Folder 15
Scope and Contents Business correspondence and newspaper clippings regarding Indiana Democratic Party's decision on whether or not to ask Elliott to run for governor; includes Elliott's statement that he has no interest in running for governor
Dates: 1939-1940