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Box Communal Collections 68

 Container

Contains 27 Collections and/or Records:

A. B. Segur papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 371
Scope and Contents Certificates, diplomas, photographs, scrapbooks, artifacts, films and other audio-visual materials on motion and time analysis, industrial management, and engineering. Includes a scrapbook of clippings on the City of Chicago: Bureau of Streets, Civil Service Commission and Police Personnel, assembled by Segur for the Efficiency Division of the Chicago Civil Service Commission, 1912-1913. The papers also include numerous articles and other papers by Segur on motion time analysis and industrial...
Dates: 1900 - 1970

Philosophy Born of Struggle Conference records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 194
Scope and Contents These records document the Philosophy Born of Struggle Conference, an annual conference relating to the African American philosophy movement. Conference programs, abstracts, speakers, lectures, interviews, and publicity are included along with administrative information and historical perspectives regarding the Conference. Materials for the Struggle and Liberation Today/Lucha y Liberación Hoy virtual confernece sponsondered by the Philosophy Born of Struggle Conference and held in 2021 are also...
Dates: 1989 - 2021

Eugene A. Cernan "High Flight" poem

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 68, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSP 149
Scope and Contents Copy of "High Flight" poem by John Gillespie Magee Jr., affixed to board. The poem was taken by Eugene A. Cernan on Apollo 10's mission to the moon, May 18 - 26, 1969. It is inscribed by Cernan; "To Mitch Simmons - So as never to forget we took this copy of High Flight to the moon on Apollo X 18-26 May 1969.  You above all can appreciate it's significance, Sincerely Gene Cernan."

The letter of authenticity was signed by Cernan on August 25, 2010 and is housed with the poem.
Dates: circa 1969

Ruth Freehafer collection on R.B. Stewart

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 513
Scope and Contents The Ruth Freehafer collection on R.B. Stewart contains Freehafer's drafts of her 1983 book "R.B. Stewart and Purdue University" as well as the notes she compiled while researching Stewart, some of the sources she used, the transcript from a 1977 interview with Stewart, notes from two other interviews with Stewart and his oral history transcript, and notes from interviews conducted with Stewart's colleagues.
Dates: 1970 - 1983

Purdue Alumni Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 182
Scope and Contents The Purdue Alumni Association records contains records from the Alumni Association from 1907 to 2008. The bulk of the collection is correspondence pertaining to membership, bylaw changes, publications, and alumni events. Of particular interest is correspondence between the Alumni Association and the Curtiss Exhibition Company of the Curtiss Areophane Company about the possibility of another exhibition at Purdue, stating that “due to recent improvements in their machine that their aviators are...
Dates: 1907 - 2008

Mary O'Hara papers on Helen Bass Williams

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 311
Overview This collection documents Dr. Mary O'Hara's research into and relationship with Helen Bass Williams and includes research notes, correspondence, oral history recordings, interview transcripts, and published materials.
Dates: 1951 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1985 - 2000

Conference Programs, Flyers, and Documents, 1994 - 2021

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 194, Series 2
Scope and Contents This series consists of programs and flyers created for each conference year which contain details about conference events. Some conference meetings are not represented in the materials. This series also contains the published work of Leonard Harris, Philosophy Born of Struggle: Anthology of Afro-American Philosophy from 1917.
Dates: 1994 - 2021

Education, 1900 - 1963

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 371, Series 1
Scope and Contents This series contains A. B. Segur's high school and college diplomas and related materials as well as professional certifications.
Dates: 1900 - 1963

Photos, 1935, 1973

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 371, Series 2
Scope and Contents This series contains a professional bust photograph of Mr. Segur as well as two photos of Segur and his wife at his 65th class reunion.
Dates: 1935, 1973

Diplomas, 1900 - 1911

 File — Box: Communal Collections 68, Placement: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 371, Series 2, File 1
Scope and Contents This file contains diplomas from Indiana Common schools, Decatur high school, and Purdue.
Dates: 1900 - 1911

Photo of A. B. Segur, 1935

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 68
Identifier: MSA 371, Series 2, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains a professional bust photograph of Mr. Segur as well as two photos of Segur and his wife at his 65th class reunion.
Dates: 1935

Portraits of Stewart, Undated

 Series — Box: Communal Collections 68, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSF 513, Series 4
Scope and Contents This series contains two portraits of R.B. Stewart, one of him as a young man and one of him later in life.
Dates: Undated

Records, 1907 - 1950

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 182, Series 2
Scope and Contents Series contains various records pertaining to financial matters, membership, events, publications of the Purdue Alumni Association and versions of the constitution and by-laws.
Dates: 1907 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1936

Membership drive letters, lists, and coin cards, circa early 1920s

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 182, Series 2, File 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series contains various records pertaining to financial matters, membership, events, publications of the Purdue Alumni Association and versions of the constitution and by-laws.
Dates: circa early 1920s

Purdue Alumni publications research data and correspondence, 1912 - 1932

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 182, Series 2, File 11
Scope and Contents File contains correspondence, research data, surveys for other universities and examples from other universities used to explore the feasibility and interest in starting an alumni publication. Includes a publisher’s Representative Agreement dated February 10, 1932 and a letter from David Ross to Alumni Association members 1931, encouraging them to maintain their membership despite the depression.
Dates: 1912 - 1932; Majority of material found in 1912 - 1912

Publications, 1907 - 2008

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 182, Series 3
Scope and Contents Series contains a variety of material published by the Alumni Association or Purdue University.
Dates: 1907 - 2008

Memorial booklets, 1929 - 1974

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 182, Series 3, File 5
Scope and Contents Various memorial publications including "Purdue University Hall of Music 1940," "Purdue Memorial Union 1929," "Unchanged Traditionally, Yet Traditionally Changing," (about the Purdue Memorial Union), "Purdue Musical Organizations 1933-1958," "Purdue Yesterday and Today, 75th Anniversary," and a 1964 "Campus Beat, Homecoming 1964" insert about George Ade titled "George Ade's Purdue."
Dates: 1929 - 1974

Research, 1968-2003, undated

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 3
Scope and Contents Series includes research materials collected and created by Mary O'Hara for her doctoral dissertation on Helen Bass Williams, the Civil Rights Movement, and community organizing. Materials include research notes, correspondence, and annotated articles.
Dates: 1968-2003, undated; Event: 1892 - 1991

Helen Bass Williams timeline, undated

 File — Box: Communal Collections 68, Placement: 8, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 311, Series 3, File 11
Scope and Contents From the Series: Series includes research materials collected and created by Mary O'Hara for her doctoral dissertation on Helen Bass Williams, the Civil Rights Movement, and community organizing. Materials include research notes, correspondence, and annotated articles.
Dates: undated; Event: 1892 - 1991

Doctoral Research, 1921 - 1960

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 447, Series 1
Scope and Contents These materials document Smith's work towards the completion of a doctorate in speech, with former Indiana governor Henry F. Schricker serving as the primary subject. The majority of the series consists of research conducted by Smith, including speech transcripts, newspaper articles, and publications gathered by Smith; research notes and lists of citations written by Smith; and interviews conducted by Smith. The series also contains papers Smith wrote for other classes on the subject of Henry...
Dates: 1921 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1960

Newspaper Articles on Henry Schricker, 1921-1922, 1941, 1958-1959

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 447, Series 1, File 15
Scope and Contents From the Series: These materials document Smith's work towards the completion of a doctorate in speech, with former Indiana governor Henry F. Schricker serving as the primary subject. The majority of the series consists of research conducted by Smith, including speech transcripts, newspaper articles, and publications gathered by Smith; research notes and lists of citations written by Smith; and interviews conducted by Smith. The series also contains papers Smith wrote for other classes on the subject of Henry...
Dates: 1921-1922, 1941, 1958-1959

D. Richard Smith papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 447
Scope and Contents Extensive research notes and publications related to D. Richard Smith's doctoral dissertation, "The Political Speaking of Henry F. Schricker of Indiana". Subjects of Smith's research include Indiana Governor Henry F. Schricker, Indiana politics, and Indiana history. Sources include newspaper articles, speech transcipts, interviews, correspondence, and publications. Also included are earlier papers written by Smith on the subject of Henry F. Schricker.The collection also includes two...
Dates: 1921 - 1974; Majority of material found within 1958 - 1960

Purdue University Bands and Orchestras records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 160
Scope and Contents Videos of band performances at football games, audio files on cassettes and vinyl, and images make up the Purdue Bands and Orchestra records. Other materials include concert programs, advertising brochures, and lists of honors received. The collection also includes artifacts related to the band, such as uniforms, belts, and caps. The file also contains records relating to the band's former directors, foreign performances, news stories, and newsletters.
Dates: circa 1890-2015

Artifacts, 1928 - 2011

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 160, Series 6
Scope and Contents Artifacts associated with Purdue Bands and Orchestras including novelty merchandise, uniform parts, and other textiles.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1928 - 2011

Marching Band, 1928 - 2011

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 160, Series 6
Scope and Contents From the Series: Artifacts associated with Purdue Bands and Orchestras including novelty merchandise, uniform parts, and other textiles.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1928 - 2011