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Box 6


Contains 2 Collections and/or Records:

Robert W. Topping papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 33
Scope and Contents The Robert W. Topping papers (1930-1996; 2.75 cubic feet) collection consists of many newspaper clippings, news releases, ten interviews on cassette tapes and miscellaneous printed ephemera that Robert W. Topping collected, while on the staff of the Purdue University Office of Publications for twenty-eight years. Also included are the files used for his published book; “The Hovde Years,” 1980 and the original manuscript for “A Century and Beyond,” 1988, along with manuscripts for “Gentle...
Dates: 1930 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1988

"Just Call Me Orville" manuscript and materials, 1948 - 1996

 File — Box: 6
Identifier: MSA 33, Series 2, File 3
Scope and Contents Manuscript - "Just Cal Me Orville", 1966 and a letter from James Thurber, 1948 [unpublished biography or Orville Redenbacher and a letter from James Thurber addressed to Mr. Topping, when he was editor of the Rivet, as a student at Purdue University, dated October 30, 1948]
Dates: 1948 - 1996