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Box Communal Collections 1

 Container

Contains 6 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

Photographs, 1970 - 2010

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 176, Series 3
Scope and Contents These photographs detail events and student life at the Black Cultural Center (BCC). Images include past BCC students and staff, Performing Arts Ensembles group photos, and scenes shot from the inside or outside of the BCC. Also included are images of the demolition of the old BCC building on University Street, and an undated trip to Africa.
Dates: 1970 - 2010

Purdue University Black Cultural Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 176
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection document the programs, activities, and community created by and surrounding the Purdue University Black Cultural Center (BCC) from its inception in 1969 up until the present day. It includes publications about the African American community; newspaper clippings and marketing material created by or with the subject of the BCC; photographs of the BCC, its events, students, and staff; speeches delivered by or about the BCC; correspondence between members of the BCC...
Dates: 1969 - 2022; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000