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Box Communal Collections 2

 Container

Contains 37 Collections and/or Records:

Congratulatory letter to Justin S. Morrill

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSP 112
Scope and Contents The Congratulatory Letter to Justin S. Morrill (1858; 0.1 cubic feet) documents the passage of the Morrill Land bill through the U.S. House of Representatives. The letter notes that passage through the Senate was pending at time of writing. The bill mentioned in the letter, ultimately vetoed by President James Buchanan, was a predecessor to the Morrill Land-Grant Act of 1862. The author of the letter is Benjamin P. Johnson, who served as Secretary of the Board of Trustees for the New York State...
Dates: 1858; Other: Date acquired: 10/12/2012

Red-Crown Mini-Museum history and post card

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSP 58
Scope and Contents The Red Crown Mini-Museum history and post card documents the chronological history of the museum. The collection consists of an 8 ½" x 11" sheet of paper detailing the chronological history, along with three copies of a picture post card of the Red Crown Mini-Museum.
Dates: 1927 - 1991

Byron Langdon papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSP 28
Scope and Contents The Byron Langdon papers are comprised of an original draft of a bill by state Senator Byron W. Langdon passed by the Indiana Legislature in 1879. It authorized the board of commissioners of bench courts in the state to appoint two students to attend the university without tuition and matriculation fee, thus making every county in the state participants in the superior advantages of Purdue. There is also a nameplate stating that the original draft was presented to Purdue University on its...
Dates: 1879

Betty J. Lynch Roberts papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 307
Abstract The collection contains photographs, programs, and artifacts relating to Betty J. Lynch Roberts' time at Purdue University, particularly her involvement with the theatre.
Dates: 1943-1947; Other: Date acquired: 01/04/2009

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.
Dates: 1913 - 1956

Charles C. Roberts photographs

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 39
Scope and Contents The Charles C. Roberts photographs (1946-1949; 0.25 cubic feet) documents Roberts’ student and family life as a student at Purdue University from 1946-1949. Included in the collection are photographs of campus buildings such as Cary Quad, Purdue Memorial Union, Hovde Hall and Heavilon Hall. Also included in the collection are photographs of students wearing the Senior Cords. Among the photographs are images of Roberts' family and home life.
Dates: 1946 - 1949; Other: Date acquired: 01/02/2009

Newby Collection on the Arkansas Calendar Stone

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 116
Scope and Contents The Newby Collection on the Arkansas Calendar Stone (circa 1950s-1970s; 4 cubic feet) documents research conducted by members of the Newby family on the Arkansas Calendar Stone. It features sketches and photographs of the Arkansas Calendar Stone, including some photographic prints by Dr. Alexander Marshack, an archaeology scholar. It also includes star maps which compare the drawings on the Arkansas Calendar Stone with the constellations of various cultures, including Hindu, Aztec, Mayan,...
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 12/02/1981

James R. Eaton photo album

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSA 284
Abstract Photo Album of pictures taken by James R. Eaton while an undergraduate student at Purdue University
Dates: 1920 - 1925; Other: Date acquired: 11/10/2013

Thomas Hendrix letters to Margaret Kennedy

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 287
Abstract Letters from Thomas Hendrix to Margaret Kennedy while he was a student and member of the Navy V-12 program at Purdue University
Dates: 1945 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 01/02/2009

A. M. Tucker Civil War diary

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSP 50
Scope and Contents The A. M. Tucker Civil War diary is a seventy-two page manuscript diary of Lieutenant A. M. Tucker (100th Indiana Regiment) and contains entries in Mississippi during the Civil War, various receipts, dates of letters written to "Nellie," and supply needs of various companies.
Dates: 1862 - 1863

Woodrow Wilson World Statesman discussion guide pamphlet, circa 1956

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: circa 1956

Woodrow Wilson Educator discussion guide pamphlet, circa 1956

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: circa 1956

Announcing the Celebration of the Centennial of Woodrow Wilson booklet, 1955-1956

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1955-1956

Woodrow Wilson walking in parade with soldiers (10), 1913-1921

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1913-1921

Pamphlets and booklets, 1945-1956

 File — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1945-1956

Woodrow Wilson Foundation Dinner in Commemoration of the Birthday of Woodrow Wilson program, 28 December 1938

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 28 December 1938

Woodrow Wilson Centennial Reading List pamphlet, circa 1956

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: circa 1956

Woodrow Wilson Man of Religion discussion guide pamphlet, circa 1956

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: circa 1956

A selection of Books relating to Woodrow Wilson booklet by Katharine E. Brand, 1948

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1948

Woodrow Wilson taking oath of office (9), 1913-1921

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: 1913-1921

Personal and Purdue campus photographs, 1946-1949

 File — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 01
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Charles C. Roberts photographs (1946-1949; 0.25 cubic feet) documents Roberts’ student and family life as a student at Purdue University from 1946-1949. Included in the collection are photographs of campus buildings such as Cary Quad, Purdue Memorial Union, Hovde Hall and Heavilon Hall. Also included in the collection are photographs of students wearing the Senior Cords. Among the photographs are images of Roberts' family and home life.
Dates: 1946-1949

Programs, 1943-1947

 File — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 05, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The papers document Betty J. Lynch Roberts's time at Purdue, particularly her involvement in the Purdue University Playshop and the University Players. Included in the collection are various programs from plays in which she acted, a commencement program from 1947, several photographs documenting Lynch-Roberts's participation in plays, and two key pendants representing her membership in the Purdue Players and Theta Alpha Phi drama honorary. The collection would be useful to researchers...
Dates: 1943-1947

Photographs, 1943-1947

 File — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 05, Folder: 2
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The papers document Betty J. Lynch Roberts's time at Purdue, particularly her involvement in the Purdue University Playshop and the University Players. Included in the collection are various programs from plays in which she acted, a commencement program from 1947, several photographs documenting Lynch-Roberts's participation in plays, and two key pendants representing her membership in the Purdue Players and Theta Alpha Phi drama honorary. The collection would be useful to researchers...
Dates: 1943-1947

Key Pendants, 1943-1947

 File — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 05, Folder: 3
Identifier: Folder 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The papers document Betty J. Lynch Roberts's time at Purdue, particularly her involvement in the Purdue University Playshop and the University Players. Included in the collection are various programs from plays in which she acted, a commencement program from 1947, several photographs documenting Lynch-Roberts's participation in plays, and two key pendants representing her membership in the Purdue Players and Theta Alpha Phi drama honorary. The collection would be useful to researchers...
Dates: 1943-1947

Christmas card and envelope from Thomas Hendrix, December 1945

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 03, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Thomas Hendrix letters to Margaret Kennedy (1945-1947, 0.1 cubic feet) document the correspondence from Hendrix to Kennedy while Hendrix was a student and Navy V-12 member at Purdue University.  The letters describe Hendrix’s extracurricular activities and studies at Purdue, as well as his involvement in the V-12 program.  In the only letter from 1947, Hendrix alludes to an injury he sustained in an accident on campus, likely the bleacher collapse of February 1947.  In addition to the...
Dates: December 1945