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Box Communal Collections 51

 Container

Contains 35 Collections and/or Records:

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

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.
Dates: 1903 - 2006

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...
Dates: 1894 - 1964

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

 File — Box: Communal Collections 51, Placement: 05, Folder: 1
Identifier: File 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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...
Dates: circa 1930s-1960s

Newsprint, 1920 - 1930

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 111, Series 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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.
Dates: 1920 - 1930

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 From the Collection: 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.
Dates: 1922

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.
Dates: 1920 - 1999

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

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