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Box Communal Collections 66

 Container

Contains 13 Collections and/or Records:

Student Happy Birthday love letter dated September 28, 1938

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSP 289
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one letter and envelope from 1938.

Robert K. Schelke photographs

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 360
Abstract Photographs documenting student life and Purdue campus in the 1920s.

Richard Blunk papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 02, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 285
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one callout card for Purdue Musical Organizations in the format of the Glee Club Pete from 1962. The ephemera belonged to Richard Blunk who also played the trumpet in Purdue's All-American Marching Band during the semester he attended Purdue.

Keith Dowden papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 05, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSF 520
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a copy of "A Little in Return," a compilation in honor of Constance M. Winchell, an American librarian who worked at Columbia University. A note accompanying a copy of "Jumping Jupiter" from Ernestine G. Gilbreth to Keith Dowden is also part of the collection.

1964 Mock Political Debate program

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSP 288
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one color photocopy of the program from Purdue's 1964 mock political debate.

Fifty Years of Placement Services at Purdue University report

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSP 297
Scope and Contents The Fifty Years of Placement Services at Purdue University report document the developments of career placement services at Purdue University from 1921 to 1971. Within the report, includes details of the types of assessments administereed, the economic climate, and how it influenced graduates with securing a job. Within a given time frame, the papers discuss the percentage of graduates known to be employed. Salaries, recruiting activity, and new developments within the office are outlined.

The Collection on the General Electric Company

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 186
Scope and Contents The Collection on the General Electric Company documents important people, products, and electric phenomena related to the General Electric Company. It also shows notable members from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Noteworthy items in the collection include a lightning photograph from Lafayette, Indiana in 1938, a portrait of Thomas Alva Edison, and a portrait dedicated to former Purdue Engineering Dean A. A. Potter signed by former Director of General Electric’s Lightning...

Ray W. Schalk collection of slides

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 11
Identifier: MSP 298
Scope and Contents The Ray W. Schalk collection is comprised of slides from 1953. The slides document a Purdue-Notre Dame football game, a visit to Duke University, and include images of Mr. and Mrs. Schalk.

Purdue University Alumni Directory card

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 04, Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 171
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one card from the Alumni Address Department dated December 28, 1927 and addressed to Mr. Raymond Jolly.

Arden L. Bement, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSF 530
Content Description The manuscript, "Memoirs of an Insatiable Technologist", is a detailed description of Arden L. Bement Jr.’s personal and professional life. It covers his genealogy, starting in the 17th century and his life history starting at his birth in 1932 through 2013. The manuscript contains 14 chapters, and 171 pages. Chapter 10 and 13 are related to his tenure at Purdue University. His first appointment at Purdue was from 1992-2001 with the School of Materials Engineering, and his last appointment was...

Collection of Purdue Photos and Ephemera

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 03, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 286
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one colored Purdue campus postcard, one student ID card from the mid-1940s belonging to Helen Neher, and two black-and-white photographs. One photographs shows four gentlemen, two of them possibly athletes shaking hands with two men in suits. The other photograph shows Golden Girl Adelaide Darling with giant household appliances.

Mary Lou Schiltz papers on Purdue in World War Two

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 9
Identifier: MSA 370
Overview The collection contains materials related to Purdue's campus and student body, particularly women, during World War II.

Minnie Mehringer envelope of Purdue University prints

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 305
Scope and Contents One accordion-style envelope of Purdue University prints. Includes 8 double sided panels with prints of Purdue buildings.