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Box Communal Collections 47

 Container

Contains 25 Collections and/or Records:

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.
Dates: 1954

Lauren Roth collection of Purdue University broadsides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 268
Scope and Contents The Lauren Roth collection of Purdue University broadsides (2009; 0.2 cubic feet) documents Purdue campus life and culture as well as marketing strategies of various campus groups, including Purdue University itself. It is predominantly composed of campus group callout broadsides, as well as broadsides advertising various events. The collection was created in HONR 199 Living History as a way to understand Purdue in the present day and curated by Lauren Roth....
Dates: 2009; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2011

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...
Dates: May 5, 1916

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 and correspondence between Dr. John H. Moriarty and various distinguished groups and individuals invited to the dedication ceremony. A program from the first student play held in Loeb Playhouse is also contained within the collection as well as several library documents.
Dates: 1955 - 1980

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

Rawls Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 130
Scope and Contents The Rawls Hall records contains architectural renderings, an informational pamphlet with building description and floorplan, and a promotional DVD about the building.
Dates: 2003

Frederick W. Greve papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 154
Scope and Contents The Frederick W. Greve papers include articles published by Greve, primarily about hydraulics, as well as an membership certificates from the American Society of Civil Engineering and American Society of Mechanical Engineering, both from 1943.
Dates: 1918 - 1943

Ernest McCormick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 508
Scope and Contents The Ernest J. McCormick papers document the life and career of Professor Emeritus and President of PAQ Services Ernest J. McCormick. The majority of the papers date from 1945 to the late 1980s. The McCormick papers document McCormick’s private life and professional career, particularly his professional activities during his tenure at Purdue University. Some personal papers are included, which document McCormick’s academic background, books from his personal library as a child, and materials...
Dates: 1870 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1988

Hermann H. Remmers and the Purdue Opinion Panel collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 533
Scope and Contents This collection contains reports generated by Hermann H. Remmers and the Purdue Opinion Panel from the 1940s to the 1970s. It also contains a photograph of Remmers.
Dates: 1940 - 2011

Avanelle "Nell" Kirksey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 502
Scope and Contents The Avanelle (Nell) Kirksey papers document the life and career of Dr. Avanelle Kirksey, a prominent researcher in maternal and infant nutrition. The collection reflects the impact of Kirksey as an educator and researcher, as well as the continued significance of her research on maternal and infant nutrition. The coverage of her work in Egypt and on vitamin B6 is particularly strong. Additionally, the collection is an indication of Kirksey’s ongoing legacy via the research of her graduate...
Dates: 1943 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1995

Dennis and Terence McKenna papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 213
Scope and Contents The Dennis and Terence McKenna papers (1943-2016; 2.5 cubic feet) document the lives and intellectual pursuits of Dennis J. McKenna and Terence K. McKenna. Subjects include shamanism, eschatology, and plant hallucinogens. The collection includes but is not limited to unpublished manuscripts, field reports, journals of personal reflections, term papers, correspondence, photographs, and article reprints. As much as the materials in this collection reflect the McKenna’s scientific and technical...
Dates: 1943 - 2016

Collection of Woodrow Wilson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 129
Scope and Contents The Collection of Woodrow Wilson papers (1905-1956; 0.1 cubic feet) documents the Presidency and historical legacy of Woodrow Wilson. The collection also includes memorial material in the forms of pamphlets highlighting various facets of Wilson’s legacy, such as statesmanship and education. A speech by Franklin Roosevelt to the Woodrow Wilson Foundation is also featured. Types of materials include: black-and-white photographs, political cartoons, and pamphlets.
Dates: 1913 - 1956

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...
Dates: 1874-1977; Other: Majority of material found in 1883-1900

Earhart Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 6
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1964-2014; Other: Majority of material found in 1964-2002; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/2014

Dan Grier collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 459
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous magazine and newspaper articles about Purdue University
Dates: 1966-1968

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

Cornell A. Bell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 18
Scope and Contents The Cornell A. Bell papers document the personal and professional life of Dr. Cornell Bell from his childhood through his retirement from Purdue and eventual passing in 2009. Materials include: Cornell’s personal papers, such as records from his elementary, high school, and college days, funeral programs for friends and colleagues, and contact information; material owned by members of Cornell’s family, including his wife Dr. Mildred Bell’s doctoral dissertation, his uncle Henry Sanders’s copy...
Dates: circa 1800s-2010; Majority of material found within 1970s-2000s

Class of 1917 collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 399
Scope and Contents The Class of 1917 collection contains a cartoon cutout, card, flyer, and newspaper article.
Dates: circa 1913-1952

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).
Dates: 1946

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 U.S.S. Enterprise CVN-65 baseball cap, and a Trident tie clip.
Dates: 1989 - 1991

Robert C. Thompson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 253
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.
Dates: 1947 - 1969; Other: Date acquired: 11/02/1999

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...
Dates: 1847-1949; Majority of material found within 1890-1924; Event: Date acquired: 11/30/1926

Purdue University Honors College records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 196
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Honors College records consist of material created or collected by the Purdue University Honors College. It contains several marketing brochures about the honors college, an information sheet for the 2015 incoming class, event fliers and posters, a newspaper article on the HONR 299 Lecture Series, and information on the Fall 2015 "The Presidential Seminar".
Dates: 2013 - 2015

Purdue University Black Cultural Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 176
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection document the programs, activities, and community created by and surrounding the Purdue University Black Cultural Center (BCC) from its inception in 1969 up until the present day. It includes publications about the African American community; newspaper clippings and marketing material created by or with the subject of the BCC; photographs of the BCC, its events, students, and staff; speeches delivered by or about the BCC; correspondence between members of the BCC...
Dates: 1969 - 2023; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000

Purdue Alumni Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 182
Scope and Contents The Purdue Alumni Association (PAA) records consist of material documenting the history and activity of the PAA. Also included are records relating to the various local and regional Purdue alumni clubs affiliated with the PAA, as well as the records of the PAA’s affiliate organization, the Purdue Black Alumni Organization (PBAO).The collection includes correspondence between PAA members, alumni, and outside organizations; PAA election ballots, financial documents, committee reports,...
Dates: 1887 - 2023; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1948