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Box 6


Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue University and Purdue Engineering Brochures, Posters, and Information on Purdue Engineering Staff, 1889 - 1969

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 2
Scope and Contents Within this series are historical Purdue University and Purdue Engineering brochures that date back to 1911. Most likely they were gathered by Knoll for the value of their content and provide a good look at campus from the early 1900s – 1930s. Many of the brochures feature photographs.The last section of this series contains material related to Purdue Engineering staff; staff lists (1889 – 1961), Engineering staff "necrologies" (as noted on the folder by Knoll), and "Special...
Dates: 1889 - 1969

Purdue University and Purdue Engineering Brochures collected by Knoll, and Staff Reports in regards to Schools of Engineering, 1911 - 1935

 Sub-Series — Box: 6
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 2, Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents The first sub-series is comprised of graphic material related to the Purdue University College of Engineering and some of the Engineering Schools. The material had been collected by Knoll. Included are brochures, bulletins, programs, pamphlets, and some correspondence. Also included is historical information about the Purdue University Engineering Experiment Station.
Dates: 1911 - 1935

Horton B. Knoll papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 521
Scope and Contents The Horton B. Knoll papers document Knoll's research, working papers, notes and typescripts for his books, A record of a university in the war years, 1941-1945, published in 1947, and The Story of Purdue Engineering, published in 1963. Also included among the papers is research material, working papers, notes and information related to Purdue presidents Owen, Smart, Stone, Elliott, and Hovde. There is also information Knoll compiled for his intended biography of John Purdue, and historical...
Dates: 1865 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1963