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Box 15

 Container

Contains 14 Collections and/or Records:

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

John Purdue Biographical and Purdue Family Genealogical Research Material, 1847 - 1981

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 4
Scope and Contents The research material consists of Purdue family genealogical information gathered in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Lafayette, Indiana. There are photographs from Purdue Mountain, PA, where it is thought that John Purdue's family lived when he was born. There is a roll of microfilm that is thought to contain information gathered by a relative in Galena, Ohio. Also related to the genealogical material is correspondence from those who had asked questions of Knoll, and who he in turn wrote to, in order...
Dates: 1847 - 1981

Schao, Louis, 1971

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 29
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 4, File 29
Scope and Contents Folder contains copies of Purdue epitaphs, and article about murder on Purdue Mountain, PA.
Dates: 1971

Crippen Papers, Notes on, 1967 - 1971

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 30
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 4, File 30
Scope and Contents The folder is marked as indicated by Knoll, includes two photos of "Crippen's portrait" of John Purdue and one negative, also includes an Exponent article, "Library Archives, September 29, 1967."
Dates: 1967 - 1971

Weekly Courier , 1959 - 1968

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 31
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 4, File 31
Scope and Contents The folder contains notes on John Purdue stories featured in the newspaper.
Dates: 1959 - 1968

Weekly Journal , 1963 - 1965

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 32
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 4, File 32
Scope and Contents Includes notes on John Purdue stories featured in the newspaper.
Dates: 1963 - 1965

Daily Journal, 1950 - 1969

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 33
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 4, File 33
Scope and Contents Within the folder are notes on John Purdue stories featured in the newspaper.
Dates: 1950 - 1969

Daily Courier, 1951 - 1966

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 34
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 4, File 34
Scope and Contents Included are notes on John Purdue stories featured in the newspaper, and a copy of "Indiana History Bulletin," October 1962.
Dates: 1951 - 1966

Wabash Mercury , 1933 - 1934

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 35
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 4, File 35
Scope and Contents Within the folder are notes on Lafayette and canal stories featured in the newspaper.
Dates: 1933 - 1934

First Years, Purdue University, undated

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 36
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 4, File 36

Lafayette Argus, 1959 - 1961

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 37
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 4, File 37
Scope and Contents Includes notes on John Purdue being candidate for congress and Lafayette stories featured in the newspaper.
Dates: 1959 - 1961

Family, J.P.'s, undated

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 38
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 4, File 38
Scope and Contents Folder labeled as originally marked, includes information on history of Prairie Township.
Dates: undated

Tippecanoe Journal and Lafayette Free Press , 1935 - 1945

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 39
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 4, File 39

Purdue Mountain – Purdues, 1961

 File — Box: 15, Folder: 40
Identifier: MSF 521, Series 4, File 40