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Box Communal Collections 1

 Container

Contains 11 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

Baird Family Papers on John Purdue

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSP 293
Content Description Two letters written by John Purdue to Mrs. Baird and George Mitchell, 1826-1827.
Dates: April 15, 1826 and February 17, 1827.

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

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

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

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 - 2023; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000

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

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