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Identifier: MSF 531
Scope and Contents The Arvill W. Bitting Collection on World Expositions and Fairs includes promotional materials, publications, and notes related to World Fairs. The books in this collection include both contemporary accounts and official reports as well as guides published for the Expositions themselves. The majority of material is on the 1933 Century of Progress World Fair held in Chicago, where Bitting worked as director of food exhibits. Other materials of note includes articles and photos from the Golden...
Dates: 1876 - 1948
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 161
Scope and Contents The World's Fair Purdue Alumni Registers collection contains three registers from the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, Panama Pacific International Exposition, and Century of Progress World's Fair showcases. Alumni that visited the fairs were encouraged to sign the registers. Notable signatures include Eulora Miller, Purdue's first female graduate, in the Panama Pacific register and President Theodore Roosevelt in the Louisiana Purchase Exposition register.
Dates: April 30, 1904 - October 31, 1934