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Box Communal Collections 68

 Container

Contains 46 Collections and/or Records:

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

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, Sub-Series 1
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

R. B. and Lillian Stewart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 0000RBS1
Scope and Contents Papers of R.B. Stewart (Robert Bruce Stewart) and Lillian Stewart. For 36 years, R. B. Stewart served Purdue University as its chief business officer, obtaining a reputation for his financial prowess. Materials primarily relate to Purdue University, and include speeches, printed material, photographs, scrapbooks, artifacts, and documents on trusts and funds and financial matters, band trips, dedications of various Purdue buildings, development of Purdue Calumet, the Stewarts' contributions to...
Dates: 1886 - 2005; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980

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

Indenture, May 1(?), 1648

 File — Box: Communal Collections 68, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 105, Item 2
Scope and Contents Signed by John Piper during the reign of Charles I.
Dates: 1607 - 1769

Indenture, June 8, 1700

 File — Box: Communal Collections 68, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 105, Item 6
Scope and Contents Signed by Rober Steevens during the reign of William III (aka William and Mary).
Dates: 1607 - 1769

Indenture, May 6, 1714

 File — Box: Communal Collections 68, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 105, Item 7
Scope and Contents Signed by William Lush during the reign of Queen Anne.
Dates: 1607 - 1769

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 - 2022

Conference Programs, Flyers, and Documents, 1994 - 2022

 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 - 2022

“Purdue Women’s Basketball Unforgettable!” 11” x 17”, NCAA National Champions, 1999

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 68, Folder: 1, Item: 1
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 5, Sub-series 2, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Women’s Athletics series includes a ledger with records and minutes from the Purdue Women’s Athletic Association meetings, 1925-1928, along with the constitution and by-laws for 1926 and 1931. Also included are volleyball and basketball yearbooks primarily from 1995-2000. Posters in the series feature the 1999 NCAA National Championship team and Big Ten Tourney Champions; “Purdue’s Arch Angels,” Final Four in St. Louis, 2001 and “Rockin’ the Big Dance, Jammin’ to Cleveland,” 2006-2007....
Dates: 1999

"We Believe! Boilers Up to the Challenge,” 17” x 11”, Big Ten Tourney Champions (two copies), 1999 - 2000

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 68, Folder: 1, Item: 2
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 5, Sub-series 2, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Women’s Athletics series includes a ledger with records and minutes from the Purdue Women’s Athletic Association meetings, 1925-1928, along with the constitution and by-laws for 1926 and 1931. Also included are volleyball and basketball yearbooks primarily from 1995-2000. Posters in the series feature the 1999 NCAA National Championship team and Big Ten Tourney Champions; “Purdue’s Arch Angels,” Final Four in St. Louis, 2001 and “Rockin’ the Big Dance, Jammin’ to Cleveland,” 2006-2007....
Dates: 1999 - 2000

“Purdue’s Arch Angels,” 17” x 11”, Final Four in St. Louis (two copies), 2001

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 68, Folder: 1, Item: 3
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 5, Sub-series 2, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Women’s Athletics series includes a ledger with records and minutes from the Purdue Women’s Athletic Association meetings, 1925-1928, along with the constitution and by-laws for 1926 and 1931. Also included are volleyball and basketball yearbooks primarily from 1995-2000. Posters in the series feature the 1999 NCAA National Championship team and Big Ten Tourney Champions; “Purdue’s Arch Angels,” Final Four in St. Louis, 2001 and “Rockin’ the Big Dance, Jammin’ to Cleveland,” 2006-2007....
Dates: 2001

“Rockin’ the Big Dance,” 17” x 11”, Jammin’ to Cleveland (2 copies), 2006 - 2007

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 68, Folder: 1, Item: 4
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 5, Sub-series 2, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Women’s Athletics series includes a ledger with records and minutes from the Purdue Women’s Athletic Association meetings, 1925-1928, along with the constitution and by-laws for 1926 and 1931. Also included are volleyball and basketball yearbooks primarily from 1995-2000. Posters in the series feature the 1999 NCAA National Championship team and Big Ten Tourney Champions; “Purdue’s Arch Angels,” Final Four in St. Louis, 2001 and “Rockin’ the Big Dance, Jammin’ to Cleveland,” 2006-2007....
Dates: 2006 - 2007

“Champions Make Choices, Choices Make Champions,” 11” x 17”, undated

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 68, Folder: 1, Item: 5
Identifier: MSP 160, Series 5, Sub-series 2, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Women’s Athletics series includes a ledger with records and minutes from the Purdue Women’s Athletic Association meetings, 1925-1928, along with the constitution and by-laws for 1926 and 1931. Also included are volleyball and basketball yearbooks primarily from 1995-2000. Posters in the series feature the 1999 NCAA National Championship team and Big Ten Tourney Champions; “Purdue’s Arch Angels,” Final Four in St. Louis, 2001 and “Rockin’ the Big Dance, Jammin’ to Cleveland,” 2006-2007....
Dates: undated

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

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

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

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