Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:
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
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