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Box 1

 Container

Contains 13 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Lee Matthews collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 167
Scope and Contents The Robert Lee Matthews collection documents Matthews' time as a student at Coyne Trade and Engineer School and at Purdue and his alumni relations with Purdue. The collection includes personal records and artifacts, correspondence, and photographs.
Dates: 1909 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1953

Artifacts, circa 1920s

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 167, Series 1
Scope and Contents The artifacts within the series include pins, a slide rule, hand-made wooden artifacts, a wallet, a funnel, a letterman jacket, a paperweight, and a silver tray from Robert Matthews' time as a student at Purdue.
Dates: circa 1920s

Black Purdue lapel pin, 1927

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 167, Series 1, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: The artifacts within the series include pins, a slide rule, hand-made wooden artifacts, a wallet, a funnel, a letterman jacket, a paperweight, and a silver tray from Robert Matthews' time as a student at Purdue.
Dates: 1927

Purdue Union lapel pin, 1927

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 2
Identifier: MSA 167, Series 1, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: The artifacts within the series include pins, a slide rule, hand-made wooden artifacts, a wallet, a funnel, a letterman jacket, a paperweight, and a silver tray from Robert Matthews' time as a student at Purdue.
Dates: 1927

Square lapel pin, 1927

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 3
Identifier: MSA 167, Series 1, Item 3
Scope and Contents Black with bronze "P" and "AA" below (1/2" across)
Dates: 1927

Diamond-shaped Purdue University lapel pin, 1927

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 4
Identifier: MSA 167, Series 1, Item 4
Scope and Contents Item has "PU" in center with 4 letters in points of diamond, with "A" on top and "E" to the left and right.
Dates: 1927

Silver tray, 1927

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 5
Identifier: MSA 167, Series 1, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: The artifacts within the series include pins, a slide rule, hand-made wooden artifacts, a wallet, a funnel, a letterman jacket, a paperweight, and a silver tray from Robert Matthews' time as a student at Purdue.
Dates: 1927

Slide rule in leather case, circa 1920s

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 6
Identifier: MSA 167, Series 1, Item 6
Scope and Contents From the Series: The artifacts within the series include pins, a slide rule, hand-made wooden artifacts, a wallet, a funnel, a letterman jacket, a paperweight, and a silver tray from Robert Matthews' time as a student at Purdue.
Dates: circa 1920s

Name tag, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 7
Identifier: MSA 167, Series 1, Item 7
Scope and Contents From the Series: The artifacts within the series include pins, a slide rule, hand-made wooden artifacts, a wallet, a funnel, a letterman jacket, a paperweight, and a silver tray from Robert Matthews' time as a student at Purdue.
Dates: undated

Copper Coleman funnel filter, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 8
Identifier: MSA 167, Series 1, Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Series: The artifacts within the series include pins, a slide rule, hand-made wooden artifacts, a wallet, a funnel, a letterman jacket, a paperweight, and a silver tray from Robert Matthews' time as a student at Purdue.
Dates: undated

Wooden cup and stand, circa 1920s

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 9
Identifier: MSA 167, Series 1, Item 9
Scope and Contents Possbily created by Robert Matthews in engineering courses.
Dates: circa 1920s

Black leather accordian wallet, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 10
Identifier: MSA 167, Series 1, Item 10
Scope and Contents From the Series: The artifacts within the series include pins, a slide rule, hand-made wooden artifacts, a wallet, a funnel, a letterman jacket, a paperweight, and a silver tray from Robert Matthews' time as a student at Purdue.
Dates: undated

Purdue Foundry metal paperweight, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 11
Identifier: MSA 167, Series 1, Item 11
Scope and Contents Purdue Foundry metal paperweight, Kewpie doll. Dimensions are 2.5" x 1.5" x 0.75".
Dates: undated