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Box Communal Collections 1

 Container

Contains 4 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

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.

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