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Box Communal Collections 1

 Container

Contains 29 Collections and/or Records:

Collection on the 100th Anniversary of the First Official Airmail, first day cover, related stamps and souvenir booklet

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 06, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 292
Scope and Contents The collection contains the 100th Anniversary first day cover of the official airmail, Balloon "Jupiter," Lafayette, Indiana, 1859 and a copy of the souvenir booklet issued at that time. It also contains four United States, "Jupiter" postage stamps, commemorating the 100th anniversary in 1959. There are six other air mail stamps featured in the collection.An addition of two envelopes commemorating the world's first air mail flight and stamped with, "Via, Purdue Airplane - Capt. L....
Dates: 1859 - 1959

The Student's Verb Blank, undated

 File — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSF 99, File 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of two series: "Class Announcements, Publication and Miscellaneous" and "Student's Verb Blank."
Dates: undated

Wartime flyers, July 1, 1918 - September 17, 1918

 File — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 03, Folder: 01
Identifier: MSP 253, File 1
Scope and Contents Includes posters calling for support of the Marines and encouraging citizens to conserve food and to assist the war efforts.
Dates: July 1, 1918 - September 17, 1918

Government bond advertisements, 1918

 File — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 03, Folder: 02
Identifier: MSP 253, File 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The World War I flyers collection contains an assortment of World War I flyers and advertisements encouraging citizens to buy government bonds and help support the military during the War.
Dates: 1918

Miscellaneous materials, 1918

 File — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 03, Folder: 03
Identifier: MSP 253, File 3
Scope and Contents Includes a Red Cross member flyer, an advertisement for the Missouri State Fair of 1918, and a flyer encouraging schools and students to make democracy safe for the world.
Dates: 1918

Book of Prices of the Carpenters and Joiners of Covington, Indiana, January 1850

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 113, Item 1
Scope and Contents 19 pages, 4.75 x 7 in.
Dates: January 1850

Letter from David T. Kimball, Jr. to David T. Kimball, Sr., March 11, 1831

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 01, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 113, Item 2
Scope and Contents 8.25 x 13 in.  Written in Indianapolis by David Tenney Kimball to his father, Reverend David Tenney Kimball, Ipswich, Massachusetts.
Dates: March 11, 1831

Pauline Mariotte-Davies papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 99
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two series: "Class Announcements, Publication and Miscellaneous" and "Student's Verb Blank."
Dates: 1897

Indiana history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 113
Scope and Contents The Indiana history collection comprises materials related to the history of Indiana, its statehood, and its role in the Civil War.
Dates: 1806 - 1863

World War I flyers collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSP 253
Scope and Contents The World War I flyers collection contains an assortment of World War I flyers and advertisements encouraging citizens to buy government bonds and help support the military during the War.
Dates: 1918

James Blakesley papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 358
Abstract Materials documenting James Blakesley's tenure as VP and president of the University Club.
Dates: 1965 - 1971

Correspondence, speeches, photographs, 1965 - 1971

 File — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 04, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 358, File 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of correspondence, notes, and photographs relating to Blakesley's tenure as the Vice-President and President of the University Club. Of particular interest might be the material on an event honoring President Hovde's retirement that was hosted by the club. Types of materials include: letters, photographs, artifact (wooden plaque).
Dates: 1965 - 1971

Wooden John Purdue Club plaque, n.d.

 File — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 04, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 358, File 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of correspondence, notes, and photographs relating to Blakesley's tenure as the Vice-President and President of the University Club. Of particular interest might be the material on an event honoring President Hovde's retirement that was hosted by the club. Types of materials include: letters, photographs, artifact (wooden plaque).
Dates: n.d.

Golden Gate International Exposition, 1937 - 1940

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 531, Series 6
Scope and Contents This series contains photographs, sketches, publications, and articles in the San Francisco Chronicle related to the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Dates: 1937 - 1940

Photographs and Sketches of the 1939 Fair, circa 1939

 File — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 10, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSF 531, Series 6, File 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains photographs, sketches, publications, and articles in the San Francisco Chronicle related to the Golden Gate International Exposition.
Dates: circa 1939

Arvill W. Bitting Collection on World Expositions and Fairs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 531
Scope and Contents The Arvill W. Bitting Collection on World Expositions and Fairs includes promotional materials, newspaper articles, publications, photographs, and exhibit planning materials pertaining to World Fairs held in the United States. The majority of the material is on the 1933-1934 Century of Progress International Exposition held in Chicago, where Bitting worked as director of food exhibits.Materials of note include newspaper articles and photographs from the Golden Gate International...
Dates: circa 1876-1948

Marylu McEwen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 102
Scope and Contents The Marylu McEwen papers document the personal and professional life of Marylu McEwen, from her time as a student at Purdue University from 1964-1968 through her long career in higher education. A large portion of the collection depicts her relationships with the Deans of Women and Deans of Students at Purdue University from her time as a student in the 1960s into adulthood and retirement. Types of materials include correspondence, clippings, photographs, speeches, and articles. Also included...
Dates: 1964 - 2014

Typescript and published article on the Span Plan, by Helen Schleman, circa 1970

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 09, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 102, File 8, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the File: Includes typescripts and published materials related to the SPAN Plan written by Helen Schleman and Cecilia Zissis.
Dates: circa 1970

Pamphlet on the Span Plan, circa 1968

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 09, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 102, File 8, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the File: Includes typescripts and published materials related to the SPAN Plan written by Helen Schleman and Cecilia Zissis.
Dates: circa 1968

Span Plan lifeline charts, circa 1968

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 09, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 102, File 8, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the File: Includes typescripts and published materials related to the SPAN Plan written by Helen Schleman and Cecilia Zissis.
Dates: circa 1968

Outline on "Educational Planning for Women," by Cecilia Zissis, circa 1970

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 09, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 102, File 8, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the File: Includes typescripts and published materials related to the SPAN Plan written by Helen Schleman and Cecilia Zissis.
Dates: circa 1970

Span Plan documents, 1968 - 1970

 File — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSP 102, File 8
Scope and Contents Includes typescripts and published materials related to the SPAN Plan written by Helen Schleman and Cecilia Zissis.
Dates: 1968 - 1970

Arvill Wayne Bitting papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 38
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of U.S. patents for glass products and glass making procedures, collected by Arvill Bitting for his work in glass making. Also included are publications written by Arvill Bitting, as well as material compiled by Librarian Emeritus William Hepburn on Arvill Bitting, including a bibliography of Arvill’s publications, bibliographic notecards, a summary of Arvill’s career, and Arvill’s obituary.
Dates: 1839 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1895 - 1921

The Canning Trade, August 5, 1940

 File — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSF 38, File 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists primarily of U.S. patents for glass products and glass making procedures, collected by Arvill Bitting for his work in glass making. Also included are publications written by Arvill Bitting, as well as material compiled by Librarian Emeritus William Hepburn on Arvill Bitting, including a bibliography of Arvill’s publications, bibliographic notecards, a summary of Arvill’s career, and Arvill’s obituary.
Dates: August 5, 1940

Collection of 1967 Rose Bowl Materials

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSP 189
Abstract Miscellaneous publications and publicity materials relating to the Purdue football team’s participation in the 1967 Rose Bowl.
Dates: 1966 - 1967