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Box Communal Collections 51

 Container

Contains 35 Collections and/or Records:

William F. M. Goss papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 148
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...

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.

Collection of Purdue Diplomas

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 133
Abstract Diplomas documenting academic degrees awarded at Purdue University.

Collection of Locomotive Building Blueprints

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 257
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.

Collection of Miscellaneous Facsimiles and Pictorial materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 131
Abstract Facsimiles and pictorial material documenting the American Revolution and Civil War eras. Also includes newspapers documenting Lafayette during 1885-1886.

Collection of Purdue Train Wreck materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 117
Abstract Newspaper articles, eye witness interviews, an oral history, and memorabilia relating to the 1903 Purdue Train Wreck.

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.

Frederick L. Hovde papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 51
Scope and Contents The Frederick L. Hovde Papers (1908-1983; 63.5 Cubic ft.) document the life and career of engineer and educator Frederick Hovde. The vast majority of the papers document Hovde's business career, particularly his tenure as President of Purdue University (1946-1971), but also his work for the U.S. government and other agencies on nuclear and atomic energy, weapons research, national defense, and rocket ordnance research. A group of personal papers is included, documenting Hovde's academic...

Purdue Memorial Union records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 111
Scope and Contents The Purdue Memorial Union records contain information regarding the construction of the building, its uses, and promotional materials throughout its existence, including the student petition to raise funds and encourage the Board of Trustees to finish the building when construction was delayed due to World War I. Several pamphlets contain floor plans of the Union and show how the building has changed over the years with new additions.

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...

Newsprint

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 111, Series 5
Scope and Contents The Purdue Memorial Union records contain information regarding the construction of the building, its uses, and promotional materials throughout its existence, including the student petition to raise funds and encourage the Board of Trustees to finish the building when construction was delayed due to World War I. Several pamphlets contain floor plans of the Union and show how the building has changed over the years with new additions.

Purdue Exponent: Special Union Edition, 1922

 File — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 01, Folder: 01
Identifier: UA 111, Series 5, File 2
Scope and Contents The Purdue Memorial Union records contain information regarding the construction of the building, its uses, and promotional materials throughout its existence, including the student petition to raise funds and encourage the Board of Trustees to finish the building when construction was delayed due to World War I. Several pamphlets contain floor plans of the Union and show how the building has changed over the years with new additions.

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.