Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:
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
Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 6
Scope and Contents This series is comprised of Purdue Athletics historical information, records, regulations and conference rules from the late 1800s-1930s. There are The Boilermaker Letterman newsletters from the 1940s, special Exponent sports issues from the 1960s and issues of Gold & Black Illustrated from 1991 and 2005-2008. A collector set of 5 Purdue Pete bobble heads featuring the various designs of Purdue Pete from 1956-2016 also reside within this series.This series also contains...
Dates: 1800 - 2016
Sub-Series — Box: 26, Item: 1
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 6, Sub-series 4
Scope and Contents The set features the various designs of Purdue Pete from 1956, the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 2016. The set was issued by the Purdue Athletics Marketing Office in 2016 to commemorate Purdue Pete's 60th birthday.