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Box Communal Collections 2

 Container

Contains 39 Collections and/or Records:

Christmas card and envelope from Thomas Hendrix, December 1945

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 03, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 1
Scope and Contents 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...

Letters from Thomas Hendrix, May 14, 1945- January 24, 1946

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 03, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 2
Scope and Contents 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...

Letter from Ray, March 14, 1945

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 03, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 3
Scope and Contents 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...

Letters and envelope from Thomas Hendrix, February 7, 1946- April 16, 1947

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 03, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 4
Scope and Contents 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...

Photograph of Byron Langdon

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 06, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 1
Scope and Contents Photograph of Byron Langdon

Dedication plate

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 06, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 2
Scope and Contents Dedication plate

Original draft of bill by State Senator Langdon

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 06, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 3
Scope and Contents Original draft of bill by state Senator Langdon

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.

Frank "Pappy" Fox collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSP 231
Abstract Annual appointment memorandums, personnel information, brochures, articles, photographs (copies), and obituary related to Fox and his employment in the Purdue Memorial Union, with a focus on the "Sweet Shop."

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

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,...

Evaleen Stein papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 12
Identifier: MSP 190
Abstract The collection includes poems and letters written by Evaleen Stein.  All but one poem are handwritten.

Byron Langdon papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSP 28
Scope and Contents The Byron Langdon papers (1879; 0.1 cubic feet) comprise 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...

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.

Red-Crown Mini-Museum history and post card

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSP 58
Abstract Chronological history of the Red Crown Mini-Museum and picture post card.

O. Jane Jarrell Class Schedule Card

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 305
Abstract This collection consists of the handwritten class schedule card of O. Jane Jarrell.

Congratulatory letter to Justin S. Morrill

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSP 112
Abstract Letter documenting the passage of the Morrill Land bill in 1858 through the U.S. House of Representatives.

Papers, 1905-1909

 File — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 12, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents The Evaleen Stein papers (1889-2005; 0.1 cubic feet) document the life and career of Evaleen Stein, one of the first female authors of note from Indiana. The collection consists of seven of Stein’s poems and letters from Ms. Stein to Mrs. William Graham, one of which describes a benefit that was thrown for Ms. Stein by several notable Indiana authors (George Ade, James Whitcomb Riley, Charles Major, etc) to enable her travel to Europe. All but one poem in the collection are handwritten by Ms....

Glen Swiggett Papers on Evaleen Stein, 1889-1954

 File — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 12, Folder: 2
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents The Evaleen Stein papers (1889-2005; 0.1 cubic feet) document the life and career of Evaleen Stein, one of the first female authors of note from Indiana. The collection consists of seven of Stein’s poems and letters from Ms. Stein to Mrs. William Graham, one of which describes a benefit that was thrown for Ms. Stein by several notable Indiana authors (George Ade, James Whitcomb Riley, Charles Major, etc) to enable her travel to Europe. All but one poem in the collection are handwritten by Ms....

Robert Kriebel articles, 1986-2005

 File — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 12, Folder: 3
Identifier: Folder 3
Scope and Contents The Evaleen Stein papers (1889-2005; 0.1 cubic feet) document the life and career of Evaleen Stein, one of the first female authors of note from Indiana. The collection consists of seven of Stein’s poems and letters from Ms. Stein to Mrs. William Graham, one of which describes a benefit that was thrown for Ms. Stein by several notable Indiana authors (George Ade, James Whitcomb Riley, Charles Major, etc) to enable her travel to Europe. All but one poem in the collection are handwritten by Ms....

Personal and Purdue campus photographs, 1946-1949

 File — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 01, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
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.

Personal and Purdue campus photographs, 1946-1949

 File — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 01, Folder: 2
Identifier: Folder 2
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.

Personal and Purdue campus photographs, 1946-1949

 File — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 01, Folder: 3
Identifier: Folder 3
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.

Programs, 1943-1947

 File — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 05, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents 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...

Photographs, 1943-1947

 File — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 05, Folder: 2
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents 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...