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Box 1

 Container

Contains 12 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue University Athletics collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 160
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Athletics collection documents Purdue athletics from the earliest years to recent times. The majority of the collection consists of items related to Purdue football; a scrapbook of clippings from the 1800s that contains Purdue football related articles from Lafayette, Indianapolis and Chicago newspapers. The clippings include an article about Purdue’s first football win on November 16, 1889, an article about the game against Wabash, November 23, 1889, that prompted the...
Dates: 1880 - 2016

Football, 1880 - 2012

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 1
Scope and Contents The football series is comprised of six sub-series. Materials in the series are arranged chronologically, unless stated otherwise.
Dates: 1880 - 2012

Historical Information and Clippings, 1880 - 1980

 Sub-Series — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 1, Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents This sub-series includes three scrapbooks containing clippings; the first album contains Purdue football related articles from Lafayette, Indianapolis and Chicago newspapers. The clippings include an article about Purdue’s first football win on November 16, 1889, an article about the game against Wabash, November 23, 1889, that prompted the nickname “Boilermakers,” and the first game played against Indiana University in 1890. The second album contains newspaper clippings relating to the...
Dates: 1880 - 1980

Clippings album, 1889 - 1890

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 1
Scope and Contents Folder includes newspaper clippings relating to the Purdue football team, article about Purdue's first win, article about game against Wabash, November 23, 1889, that prompted nickname "Boilermakers," and the first game played against Indiana University.
Dates: 1889 - 1890

"Foot-Ball In Indiana," by J.W. Noel , 1893

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 2
Scope and Contents The article is from The University Review, v. III, no.2, pp. 95-102.
Dates: 1893

Football summary, 1887 - 1905

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 3
Scope and Contents The article is from tThe Purdue Exponent, p. 11-12.
Dates: 1887 - 1905

Clippings album, 1929

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 5
Scope and Contents The folder contains newspaper clippings relating to the Purdue football team of 1929, undefeated conference champions.
Dates: 1929

Clippings, 1929 - 1959

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 6
Scope and Contents The folder includes the article, "Football now and then and then and now," by George Ade (Purdue 1887) and illustrated by John T. McCutcheon (Purdue 1889).
Dates: 1929 - 1959

Clippings album, 1930 - 1959

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 7
Scope and Contents The album also contains photographs.newspaper clippings and photographs relating to the Purdue football teams
Dates: 1930 - 1959

"The route of the Boilermakers, or, 70 years of football at "Old Purdue," by G. Harlan, 1958

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 8
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series includes three scrapbooks containing clippings; the first album contains Purdue football related articles from Lafayette, Indianapolis and Chicago newspapers. The clippings include an article about Purdue’s first football win on November 16, 1889, an article about the game against Wabash, November 23, 1889, that prompted the nickname “Boilermakers,” and the first game played against Indiana University in 1890. The second album contains newspaper clippings relating to the...
Dates: 1958

"Boilermakers: A history of Purdue football," by B. Collins, 1976

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: This sub-series includes three scrapbooks containing clippings; the first album contains Purdue football related articles from Lafayette, Indianapolis and Chicago newspapers. The clippings include an article about Purdue’s first football win on November 16, 1889, an article about the game against Wabash, November 23, 1889, that prompted the nickname “Boilermakers,” and the first game played against Indiana University in 1890. The second album contains newspaper clippings relating to the...
Dates: 1976

"Football '80", September 20, 1980

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 10
Scope and Contents Purdue Exponent, Football Issue (2 copies).
Dates: September 20, 1980