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Box Communal Collections 50

 Container

Contains 12 Collections and/or Records:

William K. Hatt papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 165
Scope and Contents The William K. Hatt papers contain certificates, a program from the 1903 Purdue train wreck memorial service, and bibliographic information. The majority of the collection comprises publications by Hatt on topics including civil engineering, transportation research, concrete, and highways.
Dates: 1922 - 1929

Ben Taylor papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 50, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSP 258
Scope and Contents Drawing, Lathe No. 2, 1884
Dates: 1884

The Collection on the General Electric Company

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 186
Scope and Contents The Collection on the General Electric Company documents important people, products, and electric phenomena related to the General Electric Company, primarily as they relate to Purdue University. It also shows notable members from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Noteworthy items in the collection include a lightning photograph from Lafayette, Indiana in 1938, a portrait of Thomas Alva Edison, and a portrait dedicated to former Purdue Engineering Dean A. A. Potter signed by former...
Dates: circa 1890 - 1950

Winthrop A. Gustafson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 522
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs of astronauts, mission launch invitations, clippings, mission patches, and writings. Many items relate to or are from Purdue astronaut John Blaha and other Purdue astronauts whom had a connection to Professor Gustafson. Also includes Purdue University School of Aeronautics and Astronautics alumni newsletters and other publications. Lastly, there is a matted photograph of Earth presented to Dr. Gustafson in gratitude for his work as Co-Op coordinator for the...
Dates: 1984 - 2011

Collection of Purdue Diplomas

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 133
Scope and Contents The Collection of Purdue Diplomas documents bachelor of science degrees awarded at Purdue University during the early part of the university’s history. Some of the diplomas are awarded to specific alumni; others are blank. Types of materials include: diplomas. The Diplomas are organized chronologically.
Dates: 1879 - 1913

Purdue Student Section of the Society of Women Engineers records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 182
Abstract This collection contains papers, photographs, programs, correspondence, and reports documenting the activities of Pi Omicron and its successor the Purdue Student Section of the Society of Women Engineers.  The records also document the difficulties that women in science have faced over the years.
Dates: 1945-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1990; Other: Date acquired: 11/06/2012

Albert H. Thomas papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 50, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 336
Scope and Contents Distinguished Alumni Award certificate presented to Albert H. Thomas, class of 1895, for fifty-five years of service. Presented May 6, 1950, at the 76th Anniversary Founders' Day Banquet.
Dates: Other: May 6, 1950

Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 164
Scope and Contents The Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center records (1995-2018) document the history and activities of the center since its foundation in 2015. The collection also contains materials about events hosted by Asian and Asian American focused student organization. Of particular interest might be the Event Recap forms, as they provide an insight into various campus events (co-)hosted by AAARCC in various semesters. Another highlight of the collection is the material from the 2013 Art...
Dates: 1995 - 2018; Majority of material found within 2013 - 2017

Capital Airlines Honorary Certificate Awarded to R. J. Rudolph

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 50, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSA 350
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one mounted certificate, dated 06/12/1950, commissioning R. J. Rudolph to an honorary captain of the capital fleet.
Dates: June 12, 1950

Cary Quadrangle Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 73
Scope and Contents The Cary Quadrangle Residence Hall Records collection consists of records from or dealing with in some capacity the Men’s Residence Cary Quadrangle Residence Hall. The collection consists of photos, event and club materials, proposed and executed budgets, residence directories, maps of the dorm and rooms, correspondence, residence hall pamphlets, newspaper articles, administration documentation, and some oversized objects and artifacts. The items demonstrate the activities that occurred at the...
Dates: 1939 - 2005

Earl G. Maxwell collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 169
Scope and Contents Photographs, programs, a certificate and artifacts from Maxwell's years as a Purdue student.
Dates: 1907 - 1928

Charles R. Richards papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 199
Scope and Contents A list of publications by Charles R. Richards, along with some of the articles written by him.
Dates: 1910 - 1922