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Box Communal Collections 51

 Container

Contains 35 Collections and/or Records:

Oversize Portrait of Steven Summers, circa 1940s

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 06, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 1
Scope and Contents The Steven and Clara Summers papers (1941-1945) documents the lives of Steven and Clara Summers and other family and friends during Steven’s service in the U.S. Army during World War II.  Types of materials include: correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, greeting cards, official military documents, portraits, and military artifacts.  The Papers are organized into six series.

Oversize Portrait of Clara Summers, circa 1940s

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 06, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 2
Scope and Contents The Steven and Clara Summers papers (1941-1945) documents the lives of Steven and Clara Summers and other family and friends during Steven’s service in the U.S. Army during World War II.  Types of materials include: correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, greeting cards, official military documents, portraits, and military artifacts.  The Papers are organized into six series.

Oversize Portrait of Steven Summers, circa 1940s

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 06, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 3
Scope and Contents The Steven and Clara Summers papers (1941-1945) documents the lives of Steven and Clara Summers and other family and friends during Steven’s service in the U.S. Army during World War II.  Types of materials include: correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, greeting cards, official military documents, portraits, and military artifacts.  The Papers are organized into six series.

W.F. Goss portrait, circa 1930s-1960s

 File — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 05, Folder: 1
Identifier: File 3
Scope and Contents One folder containing correspondence from Purdue President Edward C. Elliott upon the death of William Goss, concerning Purdue's representation at his funeral services. Also contains a thank you note from Mrs. Goss. The folder also contains a copy of Professor Goss' obituary, a report he had written: Facts Concerning Graduates of Purdue University, during the ten years ending with 1894, and a report; Thermal Tests Of Car Wheels, done by Goss for the Griffin Wheel Company and submitted to...

Document facsimiles, 1861-1934

 File — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 07
Identifier: Folder OS L 5
Scope and Contents The Collection of Miscellaneous Facsimiles and Pictorial materials (1835-1951; 0.2 cubic feet) is an artificial collection that documents the American Revolution and Civil War eras through facsimiles of documents including the Emancipation Proclamation and the Declaration of Independence. The collection also features facsimiles of The Comet newspaper documenting Lafayette during 1885-1886. Types of materials include: document and facsimiles, a painting...

Declaration of Independence facsimile from R.R. Donnely and Sons Co., 1934

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 1
Scope and Contents The Collection of Miscellaneous Facsimiles and Pictorial materials (1835-1951; 0.2 cubic feet) is an artificial collection that documents the American Revolution and Civil War eras through facsimiles of documents including the Emancipation Proclamation and the Declaration of Independence. The collection also features facsimiles of The Comet newspaper documenting Lafayette during 1885-1886. Types of materials include: document and facsimiles, a painting...

Declaration of Independence facsimile from R.R. Donnely and Sons Co., 1934

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 2
Scope and Contents The Collection of Miscellaneous Facsimiles and Pictorial materials (1835-1951; 0.2 cubic feet) is an artificial collection that documents the American Revolution and Civil War eras through facsimiles of documents including the Emancipation Proclamation and the Declaration of Independence. The collection also features facsimiles of The Comet newspaper documenting Lafayette during 1885-1886. Types of materials include: document and facsimiles, a painting...

The Comet newspaper facsimile (white on black background), 18 October 1885

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 3
Scope and Contents The Collection of Miscellaneous Facsimiles and Pictorial materials (1835-1951; 0.2 cubic feet) is an artificial collection that documents the American Revolution and Civil War eras through facsimiles of documents including the Emancipation Proclamation and the Declaration of Independence. The collection also features facsimiles of The Comet newspaper documenting Lafayette during 1885-1886. Types of materials include: document and facsimiles, a painting...

The Comet newspaper facsimile (white on black background), 20 March 1886

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 4
Scope and Contents The Collection of Miscellaneous Facsimiles and Pictorial materials (1835-1951; 0.2 cubic feet) is an artificial collection that documents the American Revolution and Civil War eras through facsimiles of documents including the Emancipation Proclamation and the Declaration of Independence. The collection also features facsimiles of The Comet newspaper documenting Lafayette during 1885-1886. Types of materials include: document and facsimiles, a painting...

Morrill Act facsimile from National Archives (3 pp.), 2 December 1861

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 5
Scope and Contents The Collection of Miscellaneous Facsimiles and Pictorial materials (1835-1951; 0.2 cubic feet) is an artificial collection that documents the American Revolution and Civil War eras through facsimiles of documents including the Emancipation Proclamation and the Declaration of Independence. The collection also features facsimiles of The Comet newspaper documenting Lafayette during 1885-1886. Types of materials include: document and facsimiles, a painting...

"Taking the Stump" or Stephen in Search of His Mother political cartoon facsimile, 1860

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 6
Scope and Contents The Collection of Miscellaneous Facsimiles and Pictorial materials (1835-1951; 0.2 cubic feet) is an artificial collection that documents the American Revolution and Civil War eras through facsimiles of documents including the Emancipation Proclamation and the Declaration of Independence. The collection also features facsimiles of The Comet newspaper documenting Lafayette during 1885-1886. Types of materials include: document and facsimiles, a painting...

"Lee's General Order Number Nine" facsimile by Donnelley Deeptone Offset, October 1982

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 7
Scope and Contents The Collection of Miscellaneous Facsimiles and Pictorial materials (1835-1951; 0.2 cubic feet) is an artificial collection that documents the American Revolution and Civil War eras through facsimiles of documents including the Emancipation Proclamation and the Declaration of Independence. The collection also features facsimiles of The Comet newspaper documenting Lafayette during 1885-1886. Types of materials include: document and facsimiles, a painting...

Bachelors of Science Diploma, 1879

 File — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 08, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder OS L 9
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.

B.S. 1879 John Crothers Vanatta, 1879

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 08, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 1
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.

Oversized Large, 1903-1978

 File — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents [b][u]Newspaper clippings and pages:[/u][/b] [b](13 items)[/b] [b][u]Item[/u][/b] 1 [i]Purdue Exponent[/i], 1978 2. [i]The Chicago Daily Tribune[/i], November 2, 1903 3. [i]The Journal and Courier[/i], Lafayette Indiana, November 14, 1959 4. [i]Morning Journal[/i], Lafayette Indiana, November 12, 1903 6 different pages from the same newspaper kept together by folded acid free...

Locomotive Building Blueprints, 1894-1965

 File — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 09
Identifier: Folder OS L 10
Scope and Contents The Collection of Locomotive Building Blueprints (1894-1965; 15.7 linear ft.) documents the foundation and structure of the locomotive testing laboratory at Purdue University. It also shows a later development of the building in the form of a garage and storage building.  Types of materials include: blueprints. The Blueprints are organized in chronological order.

Blueprint for Foundation Plan for Locomotive Testing Laboratory Purdue University, 1894

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 09, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 1
Scope and Contents The Collection of Locomotive Building Blueprints (1894-1965; 15.7 linear ft.) documents the foundation and structure of the locomotive testing laboratory at Purdue University. It also shows a later development of the building in the form of a garage and storage building.  Types of materials include: blueprints. The Blueprints are organized in chronological order.

Blueprint Ground Plan for Coal Room, 1894

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 09, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 2
Scope and Contents The Collection of Locomotive Building Blueprints (1894-1965; 15.7 linear ft.) documents the foundation and structure of the locomotive testing laboratory at Purdue University. It also shows a later development of the building in the form of a garage and storage building.  Types of materials include: blueprints. The Blueprints are organized in chronological order.

Blueprint Locomotive Testing Laboratory South Side Elevation Purdue University, 1894

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 09, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 3
Scope and Contents The Collection of Locomotive Building Blueprints (1894-1965; 15.7 linear ft.) documents the foundation and structure of the locomotive testing laboratory at Purdue University. It also shows a later development of the building in the form of a garage and storage building.  Types of materials include: blueprints. The Blueprints are organized in chronological order.

Blueprint Locomotive Testing Laboratory North Side Elevation Purdue University, 1894

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 09, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 4
Scope and Contents The Collection of Locomotive Building Blueprints (1894-1965; 15.7 linear ft.) documents the foundation and structure of the locomotive testing laboratory at Purdue University. It also shows a later development of the building in the form of a garage and storage building.  Types of materials include: blueprints. The Blueprints are organized in chronological order.

Civil War Commission Certificate of Henry C. Meredith, July 10, 1863

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 03, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 113, Item 3
Scope and Contents Commission signed by Governor Oliver P. Morton.  H.C. Meredith was husband of Virginia Claypool Meredith.

Issue of Poulson's American Daily Advertiser, March 17, 1806

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 03, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 113, Item 4
Scope and Contents Four-page Philadelphia newspaper. Page 2 contains an article about slavery in the Indiana Territory.

Issue of Perrysville Republican, November 11, 1843

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 03, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 113, Item 5
Scope and Contents Four-page newspaper from Perrysville, Indiana.  Contains Vermillion County tax delinquency chart and news of Henry Clay's campaign.

Illustration of The Prophet, undated

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 03, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 113, Item 6
Scope and Contents Black and white reproduction of an illustration of Tenskwatawa, known as The Prophet, who led the Native Americans in the Battle of Tippecanoe.

Steven and Clara Summers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 94
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, greeting cards, official military documents, portraits, and military artifacts documenting the lives of Steven and Clara Summers and other family and friends during World War II.