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Box Communal Collections 51

 Container

Contains 6 Collections and/or Records:

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

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.
Dates: March 17, 1806

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.
Dates: November 11, 1843

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.
Dates: undated

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...
Dates: 1908 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1971; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1982