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Amos Heavilon diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 290
Scope and Contents The Amos Heavilon diary documents one year in the later stages of the life of Amos Heavilon, Clinton county farmer and businessman. This collection includes personal records, photocopies and a typed transcript of the diary. Also included is a typed, biographical sketch of Mr. Heavilon and his family. Insight into the living conditions of the 1890's is revealed and illustrates that not all were as successful and fortunate as Mr. Heavilon.
Dates: 1892 - 1999; Majority of material found within August 15, 1892 - August 15, 1893

Heavilon Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 123
Scope and Contents The Heavilon Hall records contain invitations to the building's original dedication in 1892. A document describing restoration efforts after a damaging fire as well as the blueprints of the planned renovations can also be found in the collection.
Dates: 1892 - 1898

Helen Bass Williams Personnel file

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 45, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSF 494
Abstract Includes Williams' personnel file, biographical information, and posthumously awarded Title IX Distinguished Service Award
Dates: 1968-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1968-1981

Hepburn and Sears papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 503
Scope and Contents This collection contains information compiled by William Hepburn and Louis Martin Sears for an unpublished book on the history of Purdue's academic departments: Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, the Engineering Experiment Station, Engineering Extension Service, Agriculture, Indiana Experiment Station, Agricultural Extension, Pharmacy, Home Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Education, English, History and Economics, Modern...
Dates: 1922 - 1928

Hicks Undergraduate Library construction and Purdue Mall fountain unveiling photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 215
Overview This collection consists of a scrapbook of photographs taken by David Moses, documenting the construction of the Hicks Undergraduate Library and the unveiling of the Purdue Mall fountain.
Dates: 1980 - 1990; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1982; Other: Date acquired: 12/10/2013

Horticulture Building records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 60, Placement: 10
Identifier: UA 122
Scope and Contents The Horticulture Building records contain the program from the building's dedication in 1926 and associated booklet "Indiana Horticulture: A Story of Horticultural Progress Prepared in Connection with the Dedication of the Horticultural Building, Purdue University." The booklet provides a brief history of horticulture in Indiana and lists the programs offered in the building at the time.
Dates: 1926

Frederick L. Hovde papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 51
Scope and Contents The Frederick L. Hovde Papers (1908-1983; 63.5 Cubic ft.) document the life and career of engineer and educator Frederick Hovde. The vast majority of the papers document Hovde's business career, particularly his tenure as President of Purdue University (1946-1971), but also his work for the U.S. government and other agencies on nuclear and atomic energy, weapons research, national defense, and rocket ordnance research. A group of personal papers is included, documenting Hovde's academic...
Dates: 1908 - 1983; Majority of material found within 1946 - 1971; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1982

Purdue University International Students collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

James R. Hansen papers on Neil Armstrong

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 183
Abstract Research materials, recorded interviews, and correspondence related to the writing and publication of First Man, the authorized biography of Neil Armstrong by James R. Hansen.
Dates: 1955-2011; Other: Majority of material found in 2002-2005; Other: Date acquired: 09/12/2011

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

Knoy Hall of Technology records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 62, Placement: 01
Identifier: UA 141
Scope and Contents The Knoy Hall of Technology records contain information about the construction of the building and a floorplan.
Dates: 1984

Lambert Field House and Gymnasium records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 61, Placement: 03
Identifier: UA 134
Scope and Contents The Lambert Field House and Gymnasium records contain open house information pamphlets from the building's dedication ceremony.
Dates: January 15, 1938

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

Lawson Computer Science Building records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 60, Placement: 02
Identifier: UA 113
Scope and Contents The Lawson Computer Science Building records contains an information booklet about the building and its donors and two blank greeting cards featuring an illustration of the building on the front.
Dates: 2006

Lilly Hall of Life Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 115
Scope and Contents The Lilly Hall of Life Science records comprise three copies of a booklet with information about the building and the departments it housed upon its opening.
Dates: 1960

Locomotive Testing Plant records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 60, Placement: 16
Identifier: UA 128
Scope and Contents The Locomotive Testing Plant records contain an information booklet providing details about the facility and floorplans of the plant as well as technical drawings of locomotives.
Dates: 1895

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

Martha Bolt Graham Papers on the Class of 1935

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 319
Abstract Photographs, letters, correspondence, memoir relatiing to the Purdue Class of 1935, their anniversary celebrations (Gala Week), and contributions to the Library Scholars Grant Program.
Dates: 1934-2009; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-2005; Other: Date acquired: 04/02/2013

Matthews Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 140
Scope and Contents The Matthews Hall records contains a student's academic paper documenting the history of the buildings, photographs of the exterior and interior of the building, and hand-drawn sketches.
Dates: 1994

Robert Lee Matthews collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 167
Scope and Contents The Robert Lee Matthews collection documents Matthews' time as a student at Coyne Trade and Engineer School and at Purdue and his alumni relations with Purdue. The collection includes personal records and artifacts, correspondence, and photographs.
Dates: 1909 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1953

Mechanical Engineering Building records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 60, Placement: 12
Identifier: UA 124
Scope and Contents The Mechanical Engineering Building records contain the program from the building's dedication and a booklet with information describing the new building, the history of the Mechanical Engineering program at Purdue University, and the speeches delivered during the dedication ceremonies.
Dates: 1933

Memorial Gymnasium records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 61, Placement: 02
Identifier: UA 133
Scope and Contents The Memorial Gymnasium records contain receipts from the donations given to the University for the construction of the building. Building dedication information as well as the memorial service programs for those that lost their lives in the Purdue train wreck are also included.
Dates: 1903 - 1935

Meredith Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 80
Scope and Contents The Meredith Hall Records contain four series regarding various information about the residence hall; History of the hall, Administrative documents, Events held at the hall, and information about Students that resided at the hall. The collection contains information about the building such as schematics and maps of the X shaped dormitory. A postcard that was sent to space on the space shuttle Discovery can be found in the collection. Information regarding the Winter Whisper, an elegant social...
Dates: 1937-2008

Michael Golden Shops records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 60, Placement: 07
Identifier: UA 119
Scope and Contents The Michael Golden Shops records contain invitations and pamphlets from the building dedication as well as an information pamphlet describing the building and the classes offered by the Department of Practical Mechanics.
Dates: 1910 - 1921

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