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Box 1

 Container

Contains 16 Collections and/or Records:

Scrapbook, 1900-1906

 File — Box: 1, Item: 10
Identifier: MSA 21, File 1
Scope and Contents 1 Box ContentsScrapbook Section:1. A page of Old Franklin Souvenirs, Ribbons from various receptions, Card from Phi Delta Theta; Pledged Oct. 1, 1900.2. Lafayette Home Hospital Bill, First Semester Grades; December 20, 1901, stamped by W. E. Stone, President. Book of complimentary train tickets; The Indianapolis, Greenwood & Franklin (good only during the year 1902). Northwesters vs. Purdue, November 28, 1901, official souvenir and score card,...

Item 1

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 1
Identifier: Item 1
Scope and Contents A page of Old Franklin Souvenirs

Ribbons from various receptions

Card from Phi Delta Theta; Pledged Oct. 1, 1900.

Item 2

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 2
Identifier: Item 2
Scope and Contents Lafayette Home Hospital Bill

First Semester Grades; December 20, 1901, stamped by W. E. Stone, President. B

Book of complimentary train tickets; The Indianapolis, Greenwood & Franklin (good only during the year 1902).

Northwesters vs. Purdue, November 28, 1901, official souvenir and score card, “Price 10 cents.”

Item 3

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 3
Identifier: Item 3
Scope and Contents After the “Soph Banquet” – Purdue Athletic Association booklet

Fee statement for 1902-1903 school year, $18.00 total.

Score of 6 to 6, Purdue ties Notre Dame after a desperate struggle, Indianapolis Journal, Nov. 27, 1902.

Item 4

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 4
Identifier: Item 4
Scope and Contents Voter’s Certificate, for round trip between points in Central Passenger Association Territory. Tickets on sale Nov. 6, 7, 8, 1904.

Booklet; Toasts to Sweetheart, Opening chorus of Minstrels, 1903.

Item 5

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 5
Identifier: Item 5
Scope and Contents Card; Complimentary Banquet to the Purdue Football Squad, Lahr House, December 6, 1902, Simeon V. B. Miller, Member of the Squad – “Big Eats, I drama “PR”. Yes, But It Was A Very Close Shave: Purdue at Last Won a Game Yesterday, But by Narrow Margin of 5 to 0, Sunday Times, October 26, 1902. “Rah for the Best Class that ever hit PURDUE – Purdue Men Struggle At Tank; cartoon, with caption, depicting the battle of supremacy between freshmen and sophomores in the matter of ornamenting...

Item 6

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 6
Identifier: Item 6
Scope and Contents Tank Scrap article, card from Chapel Exercises in memory of Fred Butler Smith, “A grand ‘05 man.” Program from Memorial Day Exercises – 1903, program from Third Annual Football Banquet, Saturday, December 6th, 1902. Purdue University Matriculation Ticket for Mr. S.V.B. Miller, signed by Purdue President, W. E. Stone.

Item 7

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 7
Identifier: Item 7
Scope and Contents Items from Miller’s tenure as President of the Class of ’05, during his sophomore year - note from W. E. Stone stating that the class could use the chapel for a class meeting, dated Saturday, May 30, 1903. Note from F. Donner V. Sons Co., in regards to an unpaid bill for flowers. There is also a letter from the Central Union Telephone Company asking about a phone that had been removed from a building, during the Scrap between the freshman and sophomores, and there is a statement of account for...

Item 8

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 8
Identifier: Item 8
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous ephemera from Simeon Miller’s college days; everything from an application for an absence excuse for malarial fever, to programs, grade cards, a note from a girlfriend, coupons and tickets, postcards, telegrams, a few photographs from football camp in 1903, etc. There is also an invitation to the inauguration of J. Frank Hanly as Governor of Indiana and Hugh Th. Miller as Lieutenant Governor (Simeon’s brother), dated January 9, 1905.

Item 9

 Item — Box: 1, Item: 9
Identifier: Item 9
Scope and Contents Numerous newspaper clippings from the Purdue Train Wreck of 1903. Ticket stub from the fateful trip. Illustration of Miller in a hospital bed playing a guitar, along with the newspaper article, "Last of the Wreck Victims Play Banjo and Guitar at Hospital: Leslie Will Go Home Tomorrow and Re-enter School at Purdue—Miller is to Remain Several More Days" (no publication or date noted). Another newspaper article that features Miller: A Romance of the Wreck of...

Loose Items From Scrapbook, 1903-1906

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents 2. Envelope # 1, not dated, 0.025 cubic feet. The envelope contains a coin purse, approximately 3” x 2.75”.

3. Envelope # 2, 1902, 0.02 cubic feet. Phi Delta Theta Hall, Dance Card, Thanksgiving, 1902, 3” x 9”.

4. Envelope #3, 1905, 0.015 cubic feet, Phi Delta Theta Hall, Dance Card, January 30, 1905, 2.5” x 5”.

5. Envelope #4, not dated, 0.01 cubic feet, Name card, signed K. E. Golden and M. J. Golden, with notation, “A msg. full of good wishes.” 3” x 1.53”.

Envelope 1

 Item — Box: 1, envelope: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Simeon V. B. Miller scrapbook contains memorabilia from Simeon Van Buren Miller's college career at Purdue University. Since he had been involved in the train wreck of 1903, there are numerous newspaper clippings from the wreck. Simeon Miller followed in the footsteps of his father and two brothers, as a member of Phi Delta Theta, so there is also a concentration of ephemera from the fraternity. He had been president of the class of 1905 during his sophomore year, so the scrapbook also...

Envelope 2

 Item — Box: 1, envelope: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Simeon V. B. Miller scrapbook contains memorabilia from Simeon Van Buren Miller's college career at Purdue University. Since he had been involved in the train wreck of 1903, there are numerous newspaper clippings from the wreck. Simeon Miller followed in the footsteps of his father and two brothers, as a member of Phi Delta Theta, so there is also a concentration of ephemera from the fraternity. He had been president of the class of 1905 during his sophomore year, so the scrapbook also...

Envelope 3

 Item — Box: 1, envelope: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Simeon V. B. Miller scrapbook contains memorabilia from Simeon Van Buren Miller's college career at Purdue University. Since he had been involved in the train wreck of 1903, there are numerous newspaper clippings from the wreck. Simeon Miller followed in the footsteps of his father and two brothers, as a member of Phi Delta Theta, so there is also a concentration of ephemera from the fraternity. He had been president of the class of 1905 during his sophomore year, so the scrapbook also...

Envelope 4

 Item — Box: 1, envelope: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Simeon V. B. Miller scrapbook contains memorabilia from Simeon Van Buren Miller's college career at Purdue University. Since he had been involved in the train wreck of 1903, there are numerous newspaper clippings from the wreck. Simeon Miller followed in the footsteps of his father and two brothers, as a member of Phi Delta Theta, so there is also a concentration of ephemera from the fraternity. He had been president of the class of 1905 during his sophomore year, so the scrapbook also...

Simeon V. B. Miller scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 21
Scope and Contents The Simeon V. B. Miller scrapbook contains memorabilia from Simeon Van Buren Miller's college career at Purdue University. Since he had been involved in the train wreck of 1903, there are numerous newspaper clippings from the wreck. Simeon Miller followed in the footsteps of his father and two brothers, as a member of Phi Delta Theta, so there is also a concentration of ephemera from the fraternity. He had been president of the class of 1905 during his sophomore year, so the scrapbook also...