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Box Communal Collections 2

 Container

Contains 37 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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.
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

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

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

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 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: May 14, 1945- January 24, 1946

Letter from Ray, March 14, 1945

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 03, Folder: 1
Identifier: Item 3
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: March 14, 1945

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 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: February 7, 1946- April 16, 1947

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

Photograph of Byron Langdon, circa 1879

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 06, Item: 1
Identifier: MSP 28, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: circa 1879

Dedication plate, undated

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 06, Item: 2
Identifier: MSP 28, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: undated

Original draft of bill by State Senator Langdon, circa 1879

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 06, Item: 3
Identifier: MSP 28, Item 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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: circa 1879

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