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Box Communal Collections 4

 Container

Contains 40 Collections and/or Records:

Sol Boyk collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSA 20
Scope and Contents One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University, while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: 1934 - 1976

Ying Chang Cheng papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSA 65
Scope and Contents The collection includes the dissertation "Cohesion, Adhesion, Tensile Strength, Tensile Energy, Negative Surface Energy, Interfacial Tension, and Molecular Attraction," submitted to the faculty of the Ogden Graduate School of Science in candidacy for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Chemistry, The University of Chicago, by Ying Chang Cheng. There are two copies.
Dates: 1921

Correspondence, 1934 - 1976

 File — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 02, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 20, File 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University, while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: 1934 - 1976

Dissertation, 1921

 File — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 08, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection includes the dissertation "Cohesion, Adhesion, Tensile Strength, Tensile Energy, Negative Surface Energy, Interfacial Tension, and Molecular Attraction," submitted to the faculty of the Ogden Graduate School of Science in candidacy for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Chemistry, The University of Chicago, by Ying Chang Cheng. There are two copies.
Dates: 1921

Letter of recommendation from Wayne Dancer, Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, January 10, 1934

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 4, Folder: 1, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 20, File 1, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University, while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: January 10, 1934

Letter of recommendation from Guy E. Van Sickle, Professor of Chemistry, The University of the City of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, January 11, 1935

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 4, Folder: 1, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 20, File 1, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University, while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: January 11, 1935

Letter written in regards to assistantship inquiry, written by R. E. Nelson, Chairman, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, February 25, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 4, Folder: 1, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 20, File 1, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University, while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: February 25, 1937

Offer of Assistantship, written by R. E. Nelson, Chairman, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University, March 30, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 4, Folder: 1, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 20, File 1, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University, while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: March 30, 1937

Follow-up offer of assistantship, with stipulations of understanding, written by M. G. Mellon, Professor of Analytical Chemistry, Purdue University, March 31, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 4, Folder: 1, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 20, File 1, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University, while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: March 31, 1937

Memorandum of appointment of assistantship for Mr. Sol Boyk, assistant in Chemistry (quarter-time) in Purdue University. This appointment is to be in force from September 1, 1937 to June 30, 1938…signed by Edward C. Elliott, dated May 29, 1937, signed by Sol Boyk, June 3, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 4, Folder: 1, Item: 6
Identifier: MSA 20, File 1, Item 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University, while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: June 3, 1937

Oath of Affirmation taken and subscribed to by professors, instructors, and teachers in colleges and universities of the State of Indiana…signed, Sol Boyk , June 2, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 4, Folder: 1, Item: 7
Identifier: MSA 20, File 1, Item 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University, while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: June 2, 1937

Letter of Appointment of Advisory Committee toward degree of Doctor of Philosophy, signed, R. G. Dukes, Office of the Dean of Graduate School, Purdue University, February 2, 1940

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 4, Folder: 1, Item: 8
Identifier: MSA 20, File 1, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University, while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: February 2, 1940

Plan of Study - Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, General Topic of Research on which these will be based The Chlorination of Coal, circa 1941

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 4, Folder: 1, Item: 9
Identifier: MSA 20, File 1, Item 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University, while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: circa 1941

Plan of Study/Advisory Committee/Foreign Language Requirements, Examinations (dates), signed, Sol Boyk, January 6, 1941

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 4, Folder: 1, Item: 10
Identifier: MSA 20, File 1, Item 10
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University, while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: January 6, 1941

Plan of Study/Coursework; Major, Minor, approved and signed by Advisory Committee, January 25, 1941

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 4, Folder: 1, Item: 11
Identifier: MSA 20, File 1, Item 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: One folder containing correspondence, letters of recommendation, transcript records, documents regarding Sol Boyk's graduate assistantship at Purdue University, while working towards his Ph.D. in the Chemistry Department.

The folder also contains a letter written by M. G. Mellon to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, which describes his fond memories of Sol Boyk and how he stood out as an exemplary graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: January 25, 1941

Letter of thanks written by M.G. Mellon, to Mrs. Eleanor Boyk, January 1, 1976

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 4, Folder: 1, Item: 12
Identifier: MSA 20, File 1, Item 12
Scope and Contents The letter expresses Professor Mellon's fond memories of Sol Boyk, as a graduate student in the Chemistry Department at Purdue University.
Dates: January 1, 1976

John I. Cheney Collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 64
Scope and Contents One folder which contains items from the Class of 1917.
Dates: 1916 - 1940

Class of 1917 Memorabilia, 1916-1940

 File — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents Postcard - Purdue Engineering Camp Pentwater, circa 1916

Postcard - At Pentwater, circa 1916

Program - Purdue Gala Week, 1917 [one paper copy, one leather bound]

Photograph, black and white, 9 1/2" x 8", Purdue Civil Engineering Class of 1917

Clipping - "As a Bird Sees Purdue Campus," photo by Robert Strichy, March 1940 [no other publication information is available]
Dates: 1916-1940

"Poems to Share with You"

 File — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Churchman, M. Steele (1981). Poems To Share With You.
Dates: undated

M. Steele Churchman papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 11
Identifier: MSA 68
Scope and Contents Churchman, M. Steele (1981). Poems To Share With You.
Dates: undated

Sea Stories: Autobiography of a Landlubber, 2004

 File — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 06, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Sea Stories: Autobiography of a Landlubber, by C. L. Buchanan, part I and II, 2004.
Dates: 2004

Chester L. Buchanan papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSA 63
Scope and Contents Sea Stories: Autobiography of a Landlubber, by C. L. Buchanan, part I and II, 2004.
Dates: 2004

DeWitt Buchanan collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 62
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains papers relating to Dewitt "Buck" Buchanan.
Dates: 1898 - 1978

Papers, 1898-1978

 File — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 05, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents Debris, 1898, entry for Dewitt W. Buchanan, senior class, p. 54.

Debris, 1925, The Old Ben Coal Mines, p. 34 [D. W. Buchanan was the president of the Old Ben Coal Mines]

"D. W. Buchanan, '98, As a Benefactor," Purdue Alumnus, Vol. XVI, no. 1, October, 1928, p. 16.

'Buck' Buchanan Is One of Few Left To Celebrate Both U.S. Birthdays," Purdue Alumnus, Summer 1976, p. 27.

Biography, Dewitt Wheeler Buchanan, 1877-1978.
Dates: 1898-1978

A. Burton Cohen papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 14
Identifier: MSA 71
Scope and Contents The collections consists of one folder which contains publications by A. Burton Cohen.
Dates: 1914 - 1926