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Box 1


Contains 4 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue Graduate Dames Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 146
Overview The records contain membership information as well as a variety of notes and ephemera documenting the activities of the Purdue University Graduate Dames.  Also included are correspondence and programs for the National University Dames society.
Dates: 1931 - 1964; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1955

National Association of University Dames yearbooks, 1932 - 1952

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 146, Series 1
Scope and Contents The NAUD yearbooks were produced annually by the dames affiliated with the school that held the chairmanship. Due to limited funds and the inability to host national conferences, this chairmanship was held on a rotating basis that was determined by the order that schools joined the national association. Each chapter contributed information about their activities and contributions to the community over the past year; this record is often incomplete as it appears that there were frequently...
Dates: 1932 - 1952

Yearly programs, 1933 - 1953

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 146, Series 2
Scope and Contents These programs document the annual schedule for the Graduate Dames as well as past and present officers; some years also include the mission and constitution of the Dames. Additional programs have been affixed to the pages of the president’s records for some of the years and can help fill in the gaps for those years that are missing from this folder.
Dates: 1933 - 1953

President's records, 1931-1955, 1960-1964

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 146, Series 3
Scope and Contents The president’s records include membership and treasury information, meeting minutes, and a diverse assortment of correspondence and ephemera. The records for 1931-1932 and 1932-1933 are relatively formal and focus primarily on membership and treasury records and meeting minutes. Of note in these years is correspondence between the Dames and the University acknowledging their contributions to the Dean Carolyn Shoemaker Scholarship Fund, copies of the newsletters that the Dames produced while...
Dates: 1931-1955, 1960-1964