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Box Communal Collections 58

 Container

Contains 23 Collections and/or Records:

TELL Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 11

Miller J. Tonkel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 15
Abstract Photographs, certificates, and artifacts documenting Miller J. Tonkel’s time at Purdue University in the early 1940s.

Stewart Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 110
Scope and Contents The Stewart Center records contain floor plans and materials related to the building's construction. Correspondence between Dr. John H. Moriarty and the various distinguished groups and individuals invited to the dedication ceremony can be found within the collection. A program from the first student play held in Loeb Playhouse is also contained within the collection as well as several library documents.

Occupy Purdue Movement records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 166
Abstract Materials documenting activities of Occupy Purdue during the Spring of 2017.

University Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 151
Scope and Contents The University Hall records contain 1877 dedication ceremony invitations, blueprints for the historical marker erected in 1984, and an information pamphlet sent out to alumni requesting donations to the University.

New Harmony collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 145
Scope and Contents The New Harmony Collection (1820-1980s) contains materials from and information related to the New Harmony community in Southern Indiana and the family of Robert Owen, one of its leaders. The collection includes correspondence, newspapers, illustrations, maps, pamphlets, and historical research about New Harmony.

Ernest McCormick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 508
Scope and Contents The Ernest J. McCormick papers (1911-1990; 3 cubic feet) document the life and career of Professor Emeritus and President of PAQ Services Ernest J. McCormick. The majority of the papers date from 1945 to the late 1980s. The McCormick papers document McCormick’s private life and professional career, particularly his professional activities during his tenure at Purdue University. Some personal papers are included, which document McCormick’s academic background, books from his personal library as...

Fredrick C. Tegeler collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 141
Scope and Contents The Fredrick C. Tegeler collection comprises materials related to Purdue University, including photographs, football posters, and a supplement to the Purdue Alumnus.

Oversized class photograph from Ross Camp, 1939

 File — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 02, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder OS 1
Scope and Contents The Miller J. Tonkel papers (1939-1997, 0.75 cubic feet) document Miller Tonkel's time at Purdue University as a student in Civil Engineering.  Negatives and photographs show Purdue University football games and area buildings and landmarks.  Papers include certificates from the Purdue Alumni Association celebrating Tonkel's graduation anniversaries, as well as a leather-bound commencement program from 1942. Artifacts in the collection include a slide rule and a photograph album, the latter of...

Philadelphia National Gazette, June 16, 1824

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 3, Item 1
Scope and Contents Includes advertisement by the Rappists offering the property of New Harmony for sale.

The Philadelphian, June 8, 1827

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 3, Item 2
Scope and Contents Includes notice that Robert Owen sold his interest in New Harmony.

The United States Gazette, June 26, 1827

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 3, Item 3
Scope and Contents Includes untitled article about Robert Owen and the New Harmony settlement.

New Harmony Advertiser, July 16, 1859

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 3, Item 4
Scope and Contents Includes "Oration Delivered at New Harmony, Ind., on July 4, 1859, by Richard Owen"

Indiana State Journal, May 29, 1866

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 3, Item 5
Scope and Contents Includes letter from Robert Dale Owen to the ediotrs of the New York Tribune titled "Shall There be Guarantees for the future, or Shall Restoration be Unconditional?" written May 15, 1866.

Evansville Journal, March 26, 1890

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 3, Item 7
Scope and Contents Includes article "A Fatal Draught" about the death of Richard Owen

Special Article: “G.O.P. Wins White House” (Chicago Tribune), 1948

 File — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 04
Identifier: 2
Scope and Contents The Ernest J. McCormick papers (1911-1990; 3 cubic feet) document the life and career of Professor Emeritus and President of PAQ Services Ernest J. McCormick. The majority of the papers date from 1945 to the late 1980s. The McCormick papers document McCormick’s private life and professional career, particularly his professional activities during his tenure at Purdue University. Some personal papers are included, which document McCormick’s academic background, books from his personal library as...

Newspapers, 1824 - 1937

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 3
Scope and Contents The New Harmony Collection (1820-1980s) contains materials from and information related to the New Harmony community in Southern Indiana and the family of Robert Owen, one of its leaders. The collection includes correspondence, newspapers, illustrations, maps, pamphlets, and historical research about New Harmony.

Indianapolis Star Magazine Section, March 8, 1914

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 3, Item 8
Scope and Contents New Harmony Supplement. Includes "Equality of sexes first recognized in New Harmony community" and "1500 Hoosiers at New Harmony grip world with centennial idea"

Indianapolis Sunday Star, April 18, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 3, Item 9
Scope and Contents Includes illustrated article "Indiana will perpetuate memory of New Harmony"

Delaware Herald, October 23, 1873

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 145, Series 3, Item 6
Scope and Contents Includes "A Tale of Mail Coach Days" by Robert Dale Owen

University Hall Historical Marker Landscape Blueprint, 1984

 File — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 04, Folder: 01
Identifier: UA 151, File 3
Scope and Contents The University Hall records contain 1877 dedication ceremony invitations, blueprints for the historical marker erected in 1984, and an information pamphlet sent out to alumni requesting donations to the University.

Proposed Adult Education Theater and Library Building Floorplan, May 11, 1953

 File — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 06, Folder: 01
Identifier: UA 110, Series 3, File 14
Scope and Contents The Stewart Center records contain floor plans and materials related to the building's construction. Correspondence between Dr. John H. Moriarty and the various distinguished groups and individuals invited to the dedication ceremony can be found within the collection. A program from the first student play held in Loeb Playhouse is also contained within the collection as well as several library documents.

Posters displayed during occupation, 2017

 File — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 08, Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 166, File 5
Scope and Contents The collection documents materials associated with the Occupy Purdue protest movement which centered heavily around topics such as white supremacy and women's and minority empowerment. The collection may be useful for researchers interested in student protests in the twentiy-first century.