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Box Communal Collections 52

 Container

Contains 26 Collections and/or Records:

Henry W. Marshall collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 242
Scope and Contents Article, on Henry Marshall, Purdue Exponent, "Henry W. Marshall," Sunday, May 13, 1928 [illegible, possibly 1923]
Dates: circa 1923

Clippings, 1978

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 363, Series 1, File 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains materials related to Kassandra Agee Chandler's nomination as Homecoming Queen and her subsequent participation in the Rose Bowl Parade.
Dates: 1978

Kassandra Agee Chandler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 363
Scope and Contents The Kassandra Agee Chandler papers document Chandlers' time as a student at Purdue, with particular focus on her nomination as the first and only African American Homecoming Queen at Purdue. The papers also document the many student activities with which she was involved and her career and alumni involvement. The collection includes personal records, newspaper clippngs, photographs, correspondence, and artifacts. This collection would be useful to researchers interested in student life in the...
Dates: 1971 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1982

New Harmony collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 145
Scope and Contents The New Harmony collection contains materials from and information related to the New Harmony community in Southern Indiana and the family of Robert Owen, one of its leaders. The collection includes correspondence, newspapers, illustrations, maps, pamphlets, and historical research about New Harmony.
Dates: 1820-1980s

Council on the Status of Women records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 49
Scope and Contents The Council on the Status of Women records document the activities and impact of the Council on the Status of Women at Purdue University.  The collection provides a comprehensive picture of the various activities and causes that Council was involved in during its tenure.  Also included are some news clippings about notable members and relevant stories about women’s rights in the news.  The collection would likely be useful for researchers interested in women’s rights, affirmative action,...
Dates: 1988 - 2012

Oversized Clippings, circa 1902-1923

 Sub-Series — Box: Communal Collections 52
Identifier: Series 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: The series documents the professional career of Charles Major and the personal life of Charles and Ann Shaw Major. Types of materials include: newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, and clipping scrapbooks compiled by the Majors. Topics include: Charles Major’s literary career, law career, tenure as a Indiana state representative, member of Purdue University’s Board of Trustees, theatrical and motion picture productions, Charles and Ann Major’s home, travels, Charles...
Dates: circa 1902-1923

When Knighthood was in Flower, Theater Production, Julia Marlowe, undated

 File — Box: Communal Collections 52
Identifier: Series 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: The series documents the professional career of Charles Major and the personal life of Charles and Ann Shaw Major. Types of materials include: newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, and clipping scrapbooks compiled by the Majors. Topics include: Charles Major’s literary career, law career, tenure as a Indiana state representative, member of Purdue University’s Board of Trustees, theatrical and motion picture productions, Charles and Ann Major’s home, travels, Charles...
Dates: undated

When Knighthood was in Flower, 1902

 File — Box: Communal Collections 52
Identifier: Series 5
Scope and Contents Newspaper serialization; Chicago Realization
Dates: 1902

Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall, Theater Production, Bertha Galland, 1904

 File — Box: Communal Collections 52
Identifier: Series 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: The series documents the professional career of Charles Major and the personal life of Charles and Ann Shaw Major. Types of materials include: newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, and clipping scrapbooks compiled by the Majors. Topics include: Charles Major’s literary career, law career, tenure as a Indiana state representative, member of Purdue University’s Board of Trustees, theatrical and motion picture productions, Charles and Ann Major’s home, travels, Charles...
Dates: 1904

Charles Major Obituary, 1913

 File — Box: Communal Collections 52
Identifier: Series 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: The series documents the professional career of Charles Major and the personal life of Charles and Ann Shaw Major. Types of materials include: newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, and clipping scrapbooks compiled by the Majors. Topics include: Charles Major’s literary career, law career, tenure as a Indiana state representative, member of Purdue University’s Board of Trustees, theatrical and motion picture productions, Charles and Ann Major’s home, travels, Charles...
Dates: 1913

Sweet Alyssum, 1915

 File — Box: Communal Collections 52
Identifier: Series 5

When Knighthood was in Flower, Motion Picture, Marion Davies, 1922

 File — Box: Communal Collections 52
Identifier: Series 5

Charles Major Memorial Grade School, 1923

 File — Box: Communal Collections 52
Identifier: Series 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: The series documents the professional career of Charles Major and the personal life of Charles and Ann Shaw Major. Types of materials include: newspaper clippings, magazine clippings, and clipping scrapbooks compiled by the Majors. Topics include: Charles Major’s literary career, law career, tenure as a Indiana state representative, member of Purdue University’s Board of Trustees, theatrical and motion picture productions, Charles and Ann Major’s home, travels, Charles...
Dates: 1923

Other Media, 1988 - 2011

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 49, Series 4
Scope and Contents This series includes newspaper clippings (most of which have been photocopied and originals discarded), posters, and machine readable media. Extracted files from machine readable media are available in digital format and most are replicated in hard copy throughout the collection. Audio-visual materials had not been transferred as of yet. Files contain materials representative of the Administrative and Violet Haas Award series. Materials in the series are arranged chronologically and by type.
Dates: 1988 - 2011

Newspapers, 2002 - 2009

 File — Box: Communal Collections 52, Folder: 2, Placement: 2
Identifier: MSP 49, Series 4, File 18
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series includes newspaper clippings (most of which have been photocopied and originals discarded), posters, and machine readable media. Extracted files from machine readable media are available in digital format and most are replicated in hard copy throughout the collection. Audio-visual materials had not been transferred as of yet. Files contain materials representative of the Administrative and Violet Haas Award series. Materials in the series are arranged chronologically and by type.
Dates: 2002 - 2009

College of Agriculture, Administration of the College of Agriculture records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 44
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Administration of the College of Agriculture, Records (1869-2009; 124.95 cubic feet) consists of administrative books, correspondence, financial records, faculty minutes, reports, and other materials relating to the administration of Purdue University’s School of Agriculture.
Dates: 1869-2009; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

Charles W. Cox collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 80
Scope and Contents Notebook - Ross Camp, ten weeks of surveying, Summer 1936

Paper presented by Edmund S. Conklin, Professor of Psychology at Indiana University; "Department Management," presented at the State Meeting of the Indiana Chapters of the American Association of University Professors at Purdue University, December 11, 1937. Distributed to the faculty by Edward C. Elliott, January 5, 1937.
Dates: 1936 - 1937

Purdue University Libraries records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 30
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Libraries records document, the history, administration and activities of the Purdue University Libraries.  Types of materials include: annual reports, brochures, ephemera, minutes, miscellaneous materials, newsletters, pamphlets, photographs, publications, records, surveys, and training manuals.  The original order of the records was maintained in most cases.  Some boxes may include cross-departmental documents, and confidential items have been removed and housed in a...
Dates: circa 1800s - 2000s; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2004

Douglass Shortridge collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 213
Scope and Contents The Douglass Shortridge collection contains artifacts from Shortridge's student years at Purdue, historical newspapers from the end of World War II, a newspaper obituary of Abram C. Shortridge, and other documents accumulated during Shortridge's career.
Dates: 1919 - 2003

Printed materials, 1919-2003

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 213, Series 1
Scope and Contents Historical newspapers, newsletter, and class of 1953 reunion photograph from 1978.
Dates: 1919-2003

Indianapolis News Abram C. Shortridge obituary, October 8, 1919

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 52, Placement: 11, Folder: 01
Identifier: MSA 213, Series 1, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: Historical newspapers, newsletter, and class of 1953 reunion photograph from 1978.
Dates: Other: October 8, 1919

Indianapolis News V-E Day issue, May 7, 1945

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 52, Placement: 11, Folder: 01
Identifier: MSA 213, Series 1, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: Historical newspapers, newsletter, and class of 1953 reunion photograph from 1978.
Dates: Other: May 7, 1945

Indianapolis News V-J Day issue, August 14, 1945

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 52, Placement: 11, Folder: 01
Identifier: MSA 213, Series 1, Item 6
Scope and Contents From the Series: Historical newspapers, newsletter, and class of 1953 reunion photograph from 1978.
Dates: Other: August 14, 1945

Daily Pacifican newspaper, July 4, 1946

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 52, Placement: 11, Folder: 01
Identifier: MSA 213, Series 1, Item 7
Scope and Contents From the Series: Historical newspapers, newsletter, and class of 1953 reunion photograph from 1978.
Dates: Other: July 4, 1946

John T. McCutcheon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 278
Abstract Sketches, Purdue-related documents, and information files about McCutcheon's cartoons. Box 11: McCutcheon's handwritten account of the origins of Injun Summer and The Hunter's Moon (original pencil notes in JTM's hand); McCutcheon's handwritten account of the origins of Bird Center cartoons (original pencil notes in JTM's hand); Prints (reproductions) and newspaper clippings of some of McCutcheon's popular cartoons, circa 1930s; Sketches, original pen and ink drawings for Ade's Pink Marsh,...
Dates: 1897-1979