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Box Communal Collections 47

 Container

Contains 48 Collections and/or Records:

Certificate of thanks from the Western Railway Club, April 19, 1898

 File — Box: Communal Collections 47, Placement: 02, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents The James H. Smart papers (1874-1977; 3.4 cubic feet) primarily document James H. Smart’s term as president of Purdue University (1883-1900). The majority of the papers are in the form of letter books (1881-1899). The letter book from 1881-1885 begins with President Emerson E. White; the greater part is by James. H. Smart. The letters are primarily written by Smart, although some are written by his secretary L.D. Swan as well as vice-president Winthrop E. Stone in his absence. The...

Architectural renderings, 2003

 File — Box: Communal Collections 47, Placement: 18, Folder: 01
Identifier: UA 130, File 2
Scope and Contents The Rawls Hall records contains architectural renderings and an informational pamphlet with building description and floorplan.

Architectural Rendering, 1980

 File — Box: Communal Collections 47, Placement: 19, Folder: 01
Identifier: UA 110, Series 1, File 2
Scope and Contents The Stewart Center records contain floor plans and materials related to the building's construction. Correspondence between Dr. John H. Moriarty and the various distinguished groups and individuals invited to the dedication ceremony can be found within the collection. A program from the first student play held in Loeb Playhouse is also contained within the collection as well as several library documents.

Hail Purdue '69 publication, 1969

 File — Box: Communal Collections 47, Placement: 04
Identifier: Folder OS S 3
Scope and Contents The Robert C. Thompson papers (1949-1951; 0.8 cubic feet) documents campus life during Robert Thompson’s time at Purdue University.  They feature material related to Thompson’s study of mechanical engineering, including artifacts he created in a machine shop course.  Student life is also represented in dormitory photographs, student rule handbooks and student publications.  Types of materials include: photographs, negatives, artifacts, and booklets.

Charles and Alice Shaw Major papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 82
Scope and Contents The Charles and Alice Shaw Major Papers (1847-1949; 51.25 cubic feet) document the personal and professional life of Charles Major and his wife Alice Major. Charles Major was an author and a member of the Purdue University board of trustees. The papers consist of Charles Major's literary works, materials from various theatrical productions, poetry written by Major, sketches, and materials from Major’s law career. The Majors' personal life is represented by the materials collected by Alice...

William M. Snyder collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 218
Scope and Contents Correspondence from William Snyder describing the U.S.S. Lafayette, photograph of the Lafayette's launch, a USS Enterprise CVN-65 baseball cap, and a Trident tie clip.

Rawls Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 130
Scope and Contents The Rawls Hall records contains architectural renderings and an informational pamphlet with building description and floorplan.

Stewart Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 110
Scope and Contents The Stewart Center records contain floor plans and materials related to the building's construction. Correspondence between Dr. John H. Moriarty and the various distinguished groups and individuals invited to the dedication ceremony can be found within the collection. A program from the first student play held in Loeb Playhouse is also contained within the collection as well as several library documents.

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.

Bob Benning photograph

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 47, Placement: 20
Identifier: MSA 368
Scope and Contents One matted photograph of Bob Benning, Big Ten Golf Champion of 1954. Measures 14" x 11" (including mat,) with "Bob Benning" handwritten in large, brown ink on mat. Benning's signature is on back of mat in pencil.

Lydia Hildebrand Lynde collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 47, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSA 11
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a diploma and photographs.

Charles Carleton Lynde papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 47, Placement: 12
Identifier: MSA 10
Scope and Contents Charles Lynde papers, comprised of 4 folders which contain certificates and a photo.

Robert C. Thompson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 253
Abstract Photographs, publications, and artifacts documenting the scholastic career of Robert C. Thompson and campus life at Purdue.

Russell R. Waesche collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 47, Placement: 15
Identifier: MSA 338
Scope and Contents Four photographs of Admiral Russell Randolph Waesche and three photocopies of U.S. Coast Guard press releases related to three of the photographs: one announcing the "world's largest fireboat fleet" (undated); one announcing Waesche receiving a Distinguished Service Medal (January 15, 1946); and one announcing Waesche's death (October 17, 1946).

Purdue Circus photographs

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 47, Placement: 17
Identifier: MSP 226
Scope and Contents The Purdue Circus photographs (May 5, 1916) documents the 1916 Purdue Circus festivities. Though circus-related events ran throughout the day and into the evening, the sixteen (16) photographs included on the two scrapbook pages in this collection -- taken by Purdue Pharmacy student Merritt Tam -- only document the parade through downtown Lafayette on the morning of May 5, 1916. The photographs depict mostly clowns and student groups, both walking and riding in floats or carriages. Also...

James H. Smart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 48
Scope and Contents The James H. Smart papers (1874-1977; 3.4 cubic feet) primarily document James H. Smart’s term as president of Purdue University (1883-1900). The majority of the papers are in the form of letter books (1881-1899). The letter book from 1881-1885 begins with President Emerson E. White; the greater part is by James. H. Smart. The letters are primarily written by Smart, although some are written by his secretary L.D. Swan as well as vice-president Winthrop E. Stone in his absence. The...

Lauren Roth collection of Purdue University broadsides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 268
Abstract Broadsides documenting events, groups, and student life at Purdue.

Diploma and Photographs, 1919

 File — Box: Communal Collections 47, Placement: 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents Master of Science diploma issued to Lydia Ann Hildebrand Lynde, June 11, 1919, along with 2 photographs which have notations on the back stating the individuals in the photos.

Certificate, 1911

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 47, Placement: 12, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 2
Scope and Contents C. C. Lynde's certificate for Company E of Scabbard and Blade.

Photo - Cosmopolitan Club (?)

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 47, Placement: 12, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 1
Scope and Contents Contains one photo, which could be the members of the Cosmopolitan Club, since it was with the certificate for membership to that club.

Certificate #2, 1912

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 47, Placement: 12, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 3
Scope and Contents Certificate for membership to the Purdue Cosmopolitan Club.

Certificate #3, 1913

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 47, Placement: 12, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 4
Scope and Contents Certificate for membership in Tau Beta Pi, Indiana Alpha Chapter.

Avanelle "Nell" Kirksey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 502
Abstract The collection documents the life and career of Dr. Avanelle Kirksey, a prominent researcher and educator  in the area of maternal and infant nutrition.

Earhart Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 6
Abstract The Earhart Residence Hall records document the history and activity of Earhart Residence Hall. Types of materials include: artifacts, certificates, clippings, dance cards, memorandums, photographic prints, programs, and telephone directories. The Earhart Residence Hall records are organized into three series. Source(s):                           Purdue University Residences website Accessed December 4, 2014....

Collection of Woodrow Wilson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 129
Abstract Photographs, political cartoons, and pamphlets documenting the Woodrow Wilson administration and his historical legacy.