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Box 1


Contains 8 Collections and/or Records:

John S. Wright papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 27
Scope and Contents The papers of John Wright are comprised of notebooks, financial records (one ledger and additional receipts), publications, and photographs which document John Wright's time as a student at Purdue University, and material from his career as a botanist and drug inspector for Eli Lilly and Company in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Dates: 1884 - 1923; Majority of material found within 1884 - 1892

Financial Ledger, 1884-1889

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents Details some of the expenses Wright incurred while a Purdue student.
Dates: 1884-1889

History Class Notes, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: Folder 3
Scope and Contents Marked Class of ’92, 95 pages of notes, along with maps
Dates: undated

Zoology Class Notes, 1889-1890

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: Folder 4
Scope and Contents Fifty-seven pages of notes, along with illustrations.
Dates: 1889-1890

Zoology Class Notes, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: Folder 5
Scope and Contents Inscribed, "work in the book was accomplished from Sept. to 1890", "Lectures on zoology by Prof. Stanly M. Coulter" 95 pages of notes with illustrations.
Dates: undated

Receipts, Notes, Publications and Miscellaneous, 1888-1923

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: Folder 6
Scope and Contents Receipts for board (10/27-11/3, 1888 & 10/20-10/27, 1888), listing of expenses for clothes and bedding, biographical information (2 copies), notes for book Marcus Aurelius Claudius, Cell-union in Herbaceous Grafting, by John Wright – original manuscript and copy from reprint from Botanical Gazette, vol. XVIII, August, 1893, pp. 285-293, with plates XXX and XXXI. Botanizing in North Dakota – original manuscript, dated Mon. January 23, 1892, Purdue Scientific Society, Lafayette, Indiana....
Dates: 1888-1923

Photographs, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: Folder 7
Scope and Contents Most of the photographs are of graduates or military (possibly R.O.T.C.)
Dates: undated

Botany Class Notes, 1890

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents Inscribed "Sophmore Botany work 1890. Part II Jr. Botany work." Includes notes and illustrations.
Dates: 1890