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Box Communal Collections 2

 Container

Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

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

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