Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 59, File 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Richard Owen papers document the life and career of Richard Owen, his correspondence, and his administrative recommendations to the Purdue University Trustees. They include materials from Owen's time at Indiana University and Owen's tenure as President of Purdue. They also show Owen's various professions as geologist, professor, and administrator. Types of materials include: books, reports, and letters.Owen's diary records his daily affairs from 1873-1878. Events and topics...
Dates: 1873 - 1878
File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 59, File 2
Scope and Contents [i]Transcription of letter:[/i] Dr. Blackwell Inda. State University Pres. Lit. Soc. Bedford. 19 May 1866 Dear sir, On returning from a geological examination in Putnam County, I graciously(?), found your favor awaiting me and obtained today the consent of the faculty to the arrangement proposed. You...
Dates: 1866 - 1873
File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 59, File 3
Scope and Contents (Photocopy of the first Presidential report to the Purdue University Trustees, where Owen provides recommendations regarding faculty and staff, the plan of education, and general administrative affairs.)