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Box Communal Collections 51

 Container

Contains 35 Collections and/or Records:

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.
Dates: 1941 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 08/02/2010

Collection of Purdue Diplomas

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 133
Abstract Diplomas documenting academic degrees awarded at Purdue University.
Dates: 1879 - 1913

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.
Dates: 1894 - 1965

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.
Dates: 1885-1982

Oversize Portrait of Steven Summers, circa 1940s

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 06, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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.
Dates: circa 1940s

Oversize Portrait of Clara Summers, circa 1940s

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 06, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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.
Dates: circa 1940s

Oversize Portrait of Steven Summers, circa 1940s

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 06, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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.
Dates: circa 1940s

Document facsimiles, 1861-1934

 File — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 07
Identifier: Folder OS L 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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...
Dates: 1861-1934

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 From the Collection: 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...
Dates: 1934

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 From the Collection: 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...
Dates: 1934

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 From the Collection: 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...
Dates: 18 October 1885

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 From the Collection: 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...
Dates: 20 March 1886

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 From the Collection: 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...
Dates: 2 December 1861

"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 From the Collection: 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...
Dates: 1860

"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 From the Collection: 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...
Dates: October 1982

Locomotive Building Blueprints, 1894-1965

 File — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 09
Identifier: Folder OS L 10
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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.
Dates: 1894-1965

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 From the Collection: 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.
Dates: 1894

Blueprint Ground Plan for Coal Room, 1894

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 09, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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.
Dates: 1894

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 From the Collection: 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.
Dates: 1894

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 From the Collection: 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.
Dates: 1894

Bachelors of Science Diploma, 1879

 File — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 08, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder OS L 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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

B.S. 1879 John Crothers Vanatta, 1879

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 08, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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

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...
Dates: 1903-1978

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

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.
Dates: July 10, 1863