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Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Scope and Contents The Neil A. Armstrong papers document the military, aeronautics, astronautics, teaching and corporate business career of Neil A. Armstrong. The papers also feature items from Armstrong's youth and education. The collection includes but is not limited to documents, coursework, working papers, subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, recordings, photographs and newspaper clippings. The papers are divided into eighteen series, and further information on the scope and content of the...
Dates: 1671 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012

Henry C. Balcom collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 59, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 325
Scope and Contents The Henry C. Balcom collection documents the student life of Henry C. Balcom, mostly as a Purdue University freshman in 1905. The collection includes several photographs and clippings related to the 1905 Tank Scrap and Chain Gang, as well as various campus scenes and buildings. Also included are two newspaper clippings detailing controversies surrounding University President Winthrop Stone's wife Victoria. The collection also contains one later photograph of Balcom from 1946.
Dates: 1905 - 1946; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1909; Other: Date acquired: 07/08/2014

Arthur and Roberta Bitzer papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 17
Identifier: MSA 259
Scope and Contents The Arthur and Roberta Bitzer photographs, schedule card and buttons are from the Bitzer's time as students at Purdue University. Types of materials include: black and white photographs of campus scenes and student life, a schedule card and buttons.
Dates: 1937 - 1942

James Blakesley Collection on the Class of 1950

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 28
Scope and Contents The James Blakesley Collection on the Class of 1950 contains memorabilia from the Class of 1950's days at Purdue. Types of material include dance cards, newspaper clippings, event programs and playbills, along with photographs, record albums, and artifacts.
Dates: 1946 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1950

James Blakesley papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 1: Series MSF 531, Series 6; Series UA 176, Series 3, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 358
Abstract Materials documenting James Blakesley's tenure as VP and president of the University Club.
Dates: 1965 - 1971

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Scope and Contents The Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers document the extensive Air Force and NASA career of Roy D. Bridges Jr.The papers include but are not limited to, artifacts, audio visual material, awards, books, briefs and records, certificates, clippings, clothing, correspondence, diaries, documents, flight logs, flight checklists and data files, along with Bridges' pilot kneeboard notes, medals, mementos, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, textbooks, research papers, and working paper...
Dates: 1950 - 2013

Purdue University Business Services Office records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 32
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Business Services Office records document the Business Services office at Freehafer Hall (formerly Administrative Services Building) circa 1971. It shows the reception of Administrative Management magazine’s 1970 Office of the Year Award by various staff. Other materials include a floor plan of the office, images of unnamed staff, as well as photographs of furniture. Types of materials include: photographs, a pamphlet, and other papers.
Dates: circa 1971

William J. Cable papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 36
Scope and Contents The William J. Cable papers document Cable's involvement in the 1955 General Electric Mathematics Fellowships for Secondary School Teachers which took place June 20 through July 30, 1955 at Purdue University. It also contains later issues of G.E.M.F. News, a roster of participants from 1953-1958, and pamphlets, brochures and booklets from engineering and mathematics departments of several universities. The collection also consists of photographs William Cable took of the Purdue campus in 1955,...
Dates: 1954 - 1958

Eugene A. Cernan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288
Scope and Contents The Eugene A. Cernan papers document the military, aeronautics, and astronautics career of Eugene A. Cernan, as well as his subsequent professional and public activities. The papers also feature records pertaining to Cernan's youth, family, and education. The collection includes but is not limited to artifacts, audiovisual recordings, awards, books, certificates, coins, correspondence, documents, mission patches, newspaper clippings, photographs, plaques, publications, scrapbooks, speeches,...
Dates: 1934 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1956 - 2012

France A. Córdova papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 3
Scope and Contents The France A. Córdova papers (1965-2012; 10.65 cubic feet) document the life and career of France A. Córdova.  The bulk of the materials relate to Córdova’s work in academia.  The collection primarily covers Córdova’s research and career, with little information or materials regarding her earlier years, personal life, or various appointments with governmental organizations (such as NASA or the NSF).  This collection will particularly useful for researchers interested in France Córdova’s...
Dates: 1963-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 2007-2012; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/2009

Purdue University Division of Dance Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 10
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Division of Dance Collection consists of scrapbooks, articles, tickets, brochures and pamphlets, gallery schedules, and photos and videos of performances. This collection will be useful for researchers interested in the history and development of the Purdue University Division of Dance, as well as performers and performances.
Dates: 1925 - 2012; Majority of material found within 2008 - 2012

Felix and Selma Stefanile papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 306
Scope and Contents The Felix and Selma Stefanile papers (1920-2009; 26.75 cubic feet) document the personal and professional lives of Felix and Selma Stefanile. The collection includes rough drafts and notes of Felix and Selma's published poems and essays. It also contains personal papers which document both of their lives in New York before they came to live in West Lafayette, Indiana. Many of the photographs are focused on Felix's childhood, early life, middle and later years. The photographs document less of...
Dates: 1920-2009; Majority of material found within 1944-2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/02/2010

John H. Ferguson Collection of Purdue photographs

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 42, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSP 327
Scope and Contents This collection includes 30 photographs of Purdue's campus, taken when John visited Purdue along with other students and faculty from the University of Missouri in the Spring of 1973. Notations on the back of each photograph identify the building or location present.The subjects of the photographs consist primarily of campus buildings, including but not limited to University Hall, Stewart Center, and Agriculture buildings. Also included are aerial photographs of Purdue and West...
Dates: circa February 1973 - April 1973

Fowler Courts Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 43
Scope and Contents The Fowler Courts Residence Hall records document the history of Fowler Courts Residence Hall and Fowler House. The records include annual reports, orientation guidebooks and handbooks, faculty fellow directories, yearbooks and calendars. Also included are Purdue Residence Hall dress code standards and guest hours polices from the 1960s-1980s. Historical documents consist of background information on the closing of Harrison Street Courts and the transition to South Campus Courts,...
Dates: circa 1920s - 1993; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1993

Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 159
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities collection documents the history and activities of the fraternities and sororities at Purdue. Contained in the collection are numerous fraternity and sorority newsletters and magazines. There are some records provided by the Dean of Students Office in 1995 and include correspondence and financial information sheets. Among the other material in the collection are petitions for membership, constitutions and by-laws, membership directories and...
Dates: 1885 - 2008; Other: Majority of material found within 1995 - 2005

Albert J. Gowan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 474
Scope and Contents The Albert J. Gowan papers document Albert J. Gowan's involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, and Krannert logo, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects. Information on the various designs of the Purdue seal proceeding Gowan's 1968 design is also included among the papers. The press material also provides key information on the Purdue seal, Purdue centennial graphic materials, and the design of the Krannert...
Dates: 1890 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1969

Harrison Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 106
Scope and Contents The Harrison Hall records contain photographs, slides, and negatives taken during events held at the dormitory. Information regarding the Cavalier Club such as past membership as well as the code and bylaws governing the club can also be found.
Dates: 1978 - 1994

Hicks Undergraduate Library construction and Purdue Mall fountain unveiling photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 215
Scope and Contents The Hicks Undergraduate Library construction and Purdue Mall fountain unveiling photographs document the two-year construction process of the Undergraduate Library (extension of the Stewart Center, and later renamed after former University Administrator John Hicks). The collection focuses primarily on exterior building views, but includes several interior shots. The scrapbook also documents the unveiling of the Purdue Mall fountain. All photographs were taken and arranged by Purdue alumni and...
Dates: 1980 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1982; Other: Date acquired: 12/10/2013

Purdue University International Students collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 152
Overview Collections consists of statistical reports, historical brochure, general information pamphlet, newsletters, a 1930 group photograph, and 1941-42 listing of international students at Purdue University.
Dates: 1930 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1992 - 2002

Lloyd E. Keck scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 303
Scope and Contents The Lloyd E. Keck scrapbook documents the academic, military, personal and social activities of an Engineering student while on Purdue University's campus from 1936-1939, as well as various aspects of his life prior to college from 1917-1936. Keck titled the scrapbook, "Scraps and Snaps, May 27, 1917 - August 1, 1939," but most of the content is from his time at Purdue, 1936-1939.The scrapbook contains many unique photographs of campus and events from the 1930s. Some of the events...
Dates: 1917 - 1939; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1939

Byron Langdon papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSP 28
Scope and Contents The Byron Langdon papers are comprised of an original draft of a bill by state Senator Byron W. Langdon passed by the Indiana Legislature in 1879. It authorized the board of commissioners of bench courts in the state to appoint two students to attend the university without tuition and matriculation fee, thus making every county in the state participants in the superior advantages of Purdue. There is also a nameplate stating that the original draft was presented to Purdue University on its...
Dates: 1879

Mackey Arena records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 147
Scope and Contents The Mackey Arena records contain photographs and a special edition of the Journal and Courier about the new arena and wishes Purdue's basketball team luck in their next season. Varying business also purchased advertising space in the edition showing their support of Purdue Athletics.
Dates: 1967

Purdue University Office of Marketing and Media photographs collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 62
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Office of Marketing and Media photographs collection (1865-2011) visually documents Purdue campus life, physical spaces, and events. The collection includes approximately 50 years of photographs and negatives taken of various campus schools, departments, people, and organizations by the Office of Marketing and Media. The collection also includes photographs and negatives collected by the Office of Marketing and Media documenting the nearly 100 years of Purdue's history...
Dates: 1865 - 2011; Majority of material found within 1965 - 2010; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/2011

John Norberg collection of Purdue University and West Lafayette Photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 304
Scope and Contents John Norberg collection of Purdue University and West Lafayette photographs contains inmages of the Purdue University campus and West Lafayette in between the years 1910-1919.
Dates: circa 1910s

Samuel N. Postlethwait papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 516
Overview Articles, artifacts, audio cassette, historical documents, instruction system design handbooks, manuals, papers, photographs, publications, teaching aids and devices, and teaching methods handbooks, which document the pioneering audio tutorial system of instruction of Professor Samuel N. Postlethwait during the 1960s and early 1970s.
Dates: 1965 - 1981

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