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Box Communal Collections 68

 Container

Contains 25 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

Purdue University Bands and Orchestras records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 160
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Bands and Orchestras records document the history of the organization from the nineteenth century through the present. Types of materials include documents, newsletters, press clippings, video and audio recordings, photographs, programs, brochures, and artifacts. The records cover the activities of the All-American Marching Band, Jazz Band, Athletic Bands, ensembles, orchestras, and concert bands, in addition to auxiliary organizations, and are a valuable resource on all...
Dates: circa 1890-2015

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

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

Administrative Records, 1907 - 1980

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 182, Series 2
Scope and Contents This series contains records documenting the administrative functions of the Purdue Alumni Association. This includes but is not limited to financial documents, election ballots, registrar records, constitution and by-laws, and officer lists. Also included are committee reports and meeting minutes.
Dates: 1907 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1936

Publisher's Representative Agreement and Supplemental Lists "B" and "E", Circa 1930s

 File — Box: Communal Collections 68, Placement: 06, Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 182, Series 2, File 12
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains records documenting the administrative functions of the Purdue Alumni Association. This includes but is not limited to financial documents, election ballots, registrar records, constitution and by-laws, and officer lists. Also included are committee reports and meeting minutes.
Dates: Circa 1930s

Publications, 1918 - 2004

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 182, Series 4
Scope and Contents This series contains material published by the Purdue Alumni Association (PAA), as well as publications by or about Purdue alumni that were collected by the PAA. Publications include directories for Purdue alumni in chemical industries and working with General Electric; the Purdue Pusher newsletter, Vol. 1 – Vol. 4; the Purdue Patrol Vol. 1 - Vol. 3; Purdue Calendar/Appointment books; annual reports; and business directories for businesses owned and run by Purdue alumni.There are...
Dates: 1918 - 2004

The Purdue Patrol, August 1943 - January 1946

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 182, Series 4, File 3
Scope and Contents Three volumes of a supplementary publication to the Purdue Alumnus magazine, published by the Purdue Alumni Association and Purdue University during World War 2. Volume 1 had twelve issues published on a monthly basis, volume 2 had eight issues published on a monthly or bi-monthly basis, and volume 3 had three issues published bi-monthly.
Dates: August 1943 - January 1946

Purdue Alumni Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 182
Scope and Contents The Purdue Alumni Association (PAA) records consist of material documenting the history and activity of the PAA. Also included are records relating to the various local and regional Purdue alumni clubs affiliated with the PAA, as well as the records of the PAA’s affiliate organization, the Purdue Black Alumni Organization (PBAO).The collection includes correspondence between PAA members, alumni, and outside organizations; PAA election ballots, financial documents, committee reports,...
Dates: 1887 - 2020; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1948

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

Awards and Honors, 1965 - 2010

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555, Series 4
Scope and Contents This series includes awards, certificates, and diplomas Jill P. May received for her educational degrees and achievements throughout her career.
Dates: 1965 - 2010

Jill P. May papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 555
Scope and Contents The Jill P. May papers document the life and career of Professor of Emerita of the College of Education, Department of Curriculum and Education, Jill P. May. The majority of the papers date from the mid-1970s to May’s retirement in 2011. The collection documents the private and professional life of May, particularly her professional activities during her tenure at Purdue University. Some personal papers include May’s early life and education, in addition to correspondence with family members...
Dates: 1923 - 2018; Majority of material found within mid-1970s - 2011

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

Awards, Certificates, and Honors, 1984 - 2010

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 320, Series 2
Scope and Contents This series consists of a number of plaques and awards/certificates Sharon Byrkett received in recognition of her education and advocacy for disibility awareness, one awarded posthumously.
Dates: 1984 - 2010

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

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