Skip to main content Skip to search Skip to search results

Box 1

 Container

Contains 28 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue Seal - Images, Negatives, Prints, Tests, 1890 - 1968

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

Image of the first Purdue seal designed by Bruce Rogers, along with a copy of the cover of the Annual Register of 1890-91 on which it appeared, 1890

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 1
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

Image of the second design, also drawn by Rogers, which first appeared on the cover of the Exponent’s October 1, 1894

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 2
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

Image of the third design by Abby Phelps Lytle, The image was in use from , 1895 - 1909

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 3
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 3
Scope and Contents Lytle was asked by the University Administration to design it, while she was head of the art department. Also includes a copy of the cover of the School of Pharmacy, Purdue University, Twelfth Annual Catalogue, 1895-96 and a copy of the Bulletin of Purdue University, Annual Catalogue, 1903 - 1904.

Image of the fourth design, speculated to have been designed by engineering students, which was a bronze casting not suitable for reproduction, 1905

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 4
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

Image of fifth design; working from a sketch by Mrs. Marion Woodbury, his daughter, Charles H. Benjamin, Dean of Engineering designed this design. , 1909

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 5
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 5
Scope and Contents The shield was reduced in size and the symbols reduced to three. The griffin now held a Roman lamp of learning. The design was used for the next sixty years.

Image of sixth variation; appeared in the Semi-Centennial Alumni Record of , 1924

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 6
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 6
Scope and Contents This variation separates the griffin, the shield, and the banner from their positions on the Benjamin version. The design has appeared in Memorial Union publications from time to time. The designer is unknown.

Image and negative of seventh design by Bruce Rogers, 1947

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 7
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 7
Scope and Contents Includes a copy of the cover of the Bulletin of Purdue University, Catalogue Number for the Sessions of 1946 - 1947 and Purdue University stationery on which the seventh design appears.

Image of the eighth variation appears on a supplemental sheet of seal designs, circa 1947

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 8
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 8
Scope and Contents Commissioned by Robert W. Babcock, it was an attempt to simplify the Benjamin design. It appears in the March 1947 issue of Campus Copy, included among the papers in this folder. After seeking faculty opinion, the University continued to use the Benjamin seal instead.

Two images of ninth Purdue seal design by Al Gowan, then assistant professor of the new School of Creative Arts, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 9
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 9
Scope and Contents Gowan remained faithful to the calligraphic style of the Lytle seal of 1895. Rather than defining the curriculum, which is subject to change, Gowan felt the seal should represent the three permanent aims of the University: education, research and service. The images show the griffin with six feathers, but that was later changed to five feathers.

Negative of seal, two inches with six feathered griffin, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 10
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 10
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

Two gold, 3.5 inch seals with original six feathered griffin, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 11
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

One black, 3.5 inch seal with original six feathered griffin, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 12
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

Negative of original six feathered griffin, 8", 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 13
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

Paper, 8 inch, gold, original six feathered griffin, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 14
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 14
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

Paper, 10 inch, gold, original six feathered griffin, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 15
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 15
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

Image, 10 inch, black seal, original six feathered griffin, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 16
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 16
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

Two transparencies of original, six feathered griffin, 3 inches, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 17
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 17
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

Two sheets that show the progressive changes of the Purdue seal from , 1890 - 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 18
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 18
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

The Story Of The Seal, Campus Copy, p. 3 , undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 21
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 21
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

Bruce Rogers of Purdue, by William Hepburn, Purdue Alumnus, volume 33, no. 5, pp. 6-7, 21-22 , undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 22
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 22
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

If Topless Go-Go Girls Shock You, Take a Look at Virginia State Seal, author, publication and pages unknown , undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 23
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 23
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...

Seal of the Purdue Trustees, undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11, Item: 24
Identifier: MSF 471, File 11, Item 24
Scope and Contents Simple "P", with "Purdue University Seal of The Trustees" around the "P".."