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Box 7


Contains 11 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

Andrey Abraham Potter – Research and Manuscript Material, and Necrology of Engineering Staff, 1924 - 1969

 Sub-Series — Box: 7
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 2, Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents This sub-series is comprised of research material and a manuscript that Knoll had written about Purdue Dean of Engineering, Andrey Abraham Potter. Potter served as the Purdue Dean of Engineering from 1920, until he retired in 1953. Also found within this series are necrologies (obituaries) for various former staff members in the College of Engineering that Knoll had collected.
Dates: 1924 - 1969

Potter notes, 1924 - 1946

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 2, Sub-Series 2, File 1
Scope and Contents This includes various publications featuring Dean Potter. The original folder has been retained due to notations on the cover.
Dates: 1924 - 1946

Potter reprints, 1918 - 1937

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 2, Sub-Series 2, File 2

Potter reprints, 1940 - 1961

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 2, Sub-Series 2, File 3
Scope and Contents Included are publications by A.A. Potter, related notes, and programs from awards Potter received, from a different timespan thant previous folder.
Dates: 1940 - 1961

Potter – manuscript, 1924

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 2, Sub-Series 2, File 5

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