Box Communal Collections 56
Contains 12 Collections and/or Records:
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
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.
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
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
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
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSP 109
Scope and Contents One folder of items relating to the life of Lillian Gilbreth, and her family, collected by her granddaughter, Lillian (Jill) Barley and Nancy Weston. Materials include clippings relating to the Lillian Gilbreth postage stamp (1984); obituaries and memorial programs for Peter Barney, Ernestine Carey, Lillian Gilbreth, Anne Gilbreth Barney, Charles Carey, and Frank Gilbreth Jr.; programs and photographs relating to Lillian Gilbreth's visit to Athens in 1964; and biographical information on...
Dates: 1964-2006; Other: Date acquired: 01/11/2009
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSP 229
Scope and Contents The Collection of Leroy Keyes Press Photos documents some press coverage of the daily life of Purdue Football player Leroy Keyes during his time as a Purdue University student. Photos focus on Keyes' participation in campus protests, studies, and leisure activities. The collection includes four photographs.
Dates: 1967 - 1969
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 06, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 263
Scope and Contents The collection includes six black and white photos of WBAA staff and surrounding studio in the 1950's. The collection may be useful for researchers interested in Purdue University and WBAA.
Dates: 1950 - 1957
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 11, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 284
Abstract Ephemera documenting Purdue's campus in the late 1940s
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSP 230
Abstract Photographs documenting Purdue University campus and buildings, and the military training of Berwyn E. Brown as part of the Indiana National Guard's artillery unit Battery B.
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 05, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 262
Dates: 1936 - 1944; Majority of material found within 1936 - 1937
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