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Box Communal Collections 56

 Container

Contains 83 Collections and/or Records:

Charles M. Romanowitz papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 345
Scope and Contents The Charles M. Romanowitz papers (1907-1971; 0.2 cubic feet) document Charles Romanowitz’s Purdue career, from his application to Purdue in 1907 to a certificate for his sixtieth anniversary of his degree in 1971. The postcards in the collection, adressed to family members and his future wife Ruth Ritchie, are panoramic scenes of Purdue campus. Of particular interest might be his original senior thesis, “Comparative Costs Foundations in 11-story office bldg. (Variation story height).” The...
Dates: 1907 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1911

Royce Lambert papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 12, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSA 298
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one pamphlet, entitled "Pictorial Description of Engineering Activities at Purdue University." It is an official publication of the Engineering Department at Purdue. The bulletin contains photographs of engineering-related facilities and activities as well as campus sceneries.
Dates: 1923

Glennard Miller photo album

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSA 348
Scope and Contents The Glennard Miller scrapbook contains 24 pages of photographs affixed to black paper documenting student life at Purdue in the late 1910s and early 1920s. Images include campus scenes, student activities, sporting events, military band, and steam engine lab, as well as photographs documenting the incident of Harry Weinshank being run off campus by his classmates for repeatedly impersonating a military officer.
Dates: 1914 - 1921

Charles Klinger Collection of Limp Rivet issues

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSP 267
Scope and Contents The collection (1946-1948; 0.4 cubic feet) documents post-World War II campus life in satirical fashion. According to the donor, Charles (Chuck) Klinger, the LIMP RIVET was a collegiate humor magazine comparable to the Harvard LAMPOON, Michigan State SPARTAN, Michigan GARGOYLE and the Ohio State SUNDIAL. Of particular interest might be the few loose pages from the Purdue Debris and a letter from the donor providing additional historical background, as he held various positions for the magazine...
Dates: Publication: 1946-1948

Purdue University Buildings booklet

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSP 268
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one early printed booklet of Purdue University buildings. The booklet contains images of the following buildings: Aerial View of Campus, Aeroplane View of Stadium, "The Bowl", Fowler Hall, Agricultural Experiment Station, Stanley Coulter Hall, Home Economics Building, New Men's Dormitory, Mechanical Building, Library and Mechanical Buildings, Engineering Building, Library, Physics Building, Science Building (in distance), Union Building, Chemistry Building, Gymnasium...
Dates: 1928 - 1930; Other: Date acquired: 9/30/2017

Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity membership ledger

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSP 212
Scope and Contents One ledger dated circa 1915-1930 containing names of Purdue University pledges to the Psi Zeta chapter of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.
Dates: 1915-1930; Other: Date acquired: 02/11/2010

Armory, March 6, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 05, Folder: 1

North Cary Hall, February 28, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 05, Folder: 1

South Cary Hall, Fall of 1944

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 05, Folder: 1

Executive Building, March 6, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 05, Folder: 1

Executive Building, February 28, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 05, Folder: 1

Purdue Fieldhouse, April, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 05, Folder: 1

Purdue Fieldhouse in early stages, February 28, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 05, Folder: 1

Purdue Fieldhouse, April, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 05, Folder: 1

Close-up of Purdue Fieldhouse, April, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 05, Folder: 1

Heavilon Hall, March 6, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 05, Folder: 1

Purdue Library, October 11, 1936

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 05, Folder: 1

Ross-Ade Stadium, February 28, 1937

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 05, Folder: 1

Purdue Armory, October 11, 1936

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 05, Folder: 1

Admission-related materials, 1907

 File — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Charles M. Romanowitz papers (1907-1971; 0.2 cubic feet) document Charles Romanowitz’s Purdue career, from his application to Purdue in 1907 to a certificate for his sixtieth anniversary of his degree in 1971. The postcards in the collection, adressed to family members and his future wife Ruth Ritchie, are panoramic scenes of Purdue campus. Of particular interest might be his original senior thesis, “Comparative Costs Foundations in 11-story office bldg. (Variation story height).” The...
Dates: 1907

Life at Purdue, 1907-1911

 File — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 07, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Charles M. Romanowitz papers (1907-1971; 0.2 cubic feet) document Charles Romanowitz’s Purdue career, from his application to Purdue in 1907 to a certificate for his sixtieth anniversary of his degree in 1971. The postcards in the collection, adressed to family members and his future wife Ruth Ritchie, are panoramic scenes of Purdue campus. Of particular interest might be his original senior thesis, “Comparative Costs Foundations in 11-story office bldg. (Variation story height).” The...
Dates: 1907-1911

Original Thesis "Comparative Costs Foundations in 11-story office bldg. (Variation story height)", 1911

 File — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 07, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Charles M. Romanowitz papers (1907-1971; 0.2 cubic feet) document Charles Romanowitz’s Purdue career, from his application to Purdue in 1907 to a certificate for his sixtieth anniversary of his degree in 1971. The postcards in the collection, adressed to family members and his future wife Ruth Ritchie, are panoramic scenes of Purdue campus. Of particular interest might be his original senior thesis, “Comparative Costs Foundations in 11-story office bldg. (Variation story height).” The...
Dates: 1911

Alumni-related materials, 1961-1971

 File — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 07, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Charles M. Romanowitz papers (1907-1971; 0.2 cubic feet) document Charles Romanowitz’s Purdue career, from his application to Purdue in 1907 to a certificate for his sixtieth anniversary of his degree in 1971. The postcards in the collection, adressed to family members and his future wife Ruth Ritchie, are panoramic scenes of Purdue campus. Of particular interest might be his original senior thesis, “Comparative Costs Foundations in 11-story office bldg. (Variation story height).” The...
Dates: 1961-1971

Item of Interest: Application for Admission to Purdue University, 1907

 Item — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 07, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Charles M. Romanowitz papers (1907-1971; 0.2 cubic feet) document Charles Romanowitz’s Purdue career, from his application to Purdue in 1907 to a certificate for his sixtieth anniversary of his degree in 1971. The postcards in the collection, adressed to family members and his future wife Ruth Ritchie, are panoramic scenes of Purdue campus. Of particular interest might be his original senior thesis, “Comparative Costs Foundations in 11-story office bldg. (Variation story height).” The...
Dates: 1907