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Box Communal Collections 68

 Container

Contains 12 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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

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

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

Sharon Byrkett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 320
Scope and Contents This collection contains awards, certifications, and honors documenting the life and achievements in social work and disability access and awareness of Sharon Byrkett. Of most prominence is a hand-written manuscript by Byrkett titled "Understanding My Disability" written in 1983. Other materials in the collection include a journal from 1967, photo albums and scrapbooks depicting events from her personal life and conferences attended, and craft items made by Byrkett. Digital files include works...
Dates: 1967 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1983 - 2010

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

Collection of Agricultural publications

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 20
Scope and Contents This collection consists of agricultural publications collected by the Purdue University College of Agriculture. Most publications are either published by the College of Agriculture, or contributed to by College of Agriculture staff. The subjects of the publications are primarily on agricultural studies, practices, and history at Purdue, as well as in Indiana more generally. Types of materials present in the collection include booklets, reports, magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, and...
Dates: 1883 - 2017

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

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

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