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Wilbur A. Schmitt scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 261
Scope and Contents The Wilbur A. Schmitt scrapbook consists of black and white photographs from Schmitt's early family life, including Greencastle High School, days as a Purdue student, and some of his travels after graduation from Purdue. It also includes dance cards, a few programs and autographs from Purdue classmates from his days spent as a Purdue student. Some of the Purdue photographs include pictures of Theta Chi, the Mechanical Engineering building, the Library and Memorial Union, dated 1925; Purdue...
Dates: 1917 - 1932; Other: Majority of material found within 1924 - 1925

Ralph H. Schneck Military collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 123
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, clippings, high school and military artifacts documenting the childhood, military training and United States Army Air Forces career of Ralph H. Schneck.
Dates: 1854 - 1973; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/2013

Collection on Arthur A. Sego

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 30
Scope and Contents The Collection on Arthur A. Sego documents the life and career of Arthur Sego, 1917 Purdue alumnus and test pilot, who died in 1918. The collection includes Sego's 1917 leather bound Gala Week program, one photograph of Sego in his aviator helmet, and several photocopied articles pertaining to his life and career.
Dates: 1917 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1917

Fred F. and Charles W. Shafer collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 12, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 211
Scope and Contents Family photograph, 1896, which includes Fred and Charles Shafer, information from 1907 Debris and Purdue Students' Directory, 1907-1908, along with a manuscript (interview) with Fred Fletcher Shafer, 1957
Dates: 1896 - 1957

Ella B. Silance collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 12, Placement: 11
Identifier: MSA 215
Scope and Contents One photograph, with Ella B. Silance's named marked on the back, but a group of unidentified people in the photograph.
Dates: circa 1932

Paul E. Stanley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 50
Scope and Contents The Paul E. Stanley papers document the earliest years of the School of Aeronautics and the planning that went into creating the school. Other material among the papers pertain to the early years of the Purdue Airport and Division of Engineering Sciences. Neil Armstrong was a student of Stanley's, and there are clippings, front pages of newspapers, reports, an invitation sent by Armstrong to Stanley for his homecoming celebrating in Wapakoneta, Ohio, along with other pre and post-Apollo 11...
Dates: 1909 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1969

Joseph A. Starkey collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 12, Placement: 15
Identifier: MSA 219
Scope and Contents Photographs taken at Purdue University during the 1923-1924 school year. Correspondence from Starkey's son, Mirwood A. Starkey, concerning the death of his mother, Lena Smith Starkey and the donation of the photographs.
Dates: 1923 - 2005

Max D. Steer papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 360
Scope and Contents The Max D. Steer papers (1931-2004; 17 cubic feet) document the academic and scientific career of Prof. Steer. The collection details the many different facets of his career at Purdue University including teaching, publishing, primary research, campus-wide, national, and international committee involvement, and awards. This collection would be very useful to anyone researching in the Department of Audiology and Speech Sciences at Purdue because Steer is the founder of that department. There is...
Dates: 1931 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1983; Other: Date acquired: 03/03/1999

Stewart Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 110
Scope and Contents The Stewart Center records contain floor plans and materials related to the building's construction and correspondence between Dr. John H. Moriarty and various distinguished groups and individuals invited to the dedication ceremony. A program from the first student play held in Loeb Playhouse is also contained within the collection as well as several library documents.
Dates: 1955 - 1980

Martin Stob papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 507
Overview This collection contains materials that document the career of Martin Stob, professor of Animal Sciences at the Purdue University School of Agriculture. It consists of his written publications and research findings as well as the awards/certificates received as a student and faculty of Purdue. Also included are educational records, photographs, articles and official documents from when he served in the U.S. Navy.
Dates: 1932 - 2014

Winthrop E. Stone papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 49
Abstract Papers, photographs, notebooks, and other miscellaneous materials documenting the life, academic career, and Purdue University Presidential Administration of Winthrop E. Stone.
Dates: 1870s-1920s; Other: Date acquired: 12/05/1985

Richard (Dick) G. Strippel Research and Writings on Amelia Earhart

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 204
Abstract This collection contains research and reference files, correspondence, manuscripts, publication records, photographs, and oversized materials related to the writing and publication of Amelia Earhart: the myth and the reality…
Dates: 1931-1999; Other: Date acquired: 07/06/2016

Student photo album, 1930s

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 22
Abstract Black and white photographs documenting Purdue campus, student life, and extracurricular activities in the 1930s, as well as ticket stubs from the same era
Dates: 1933 - 1940

Steven and Clara Summers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 94
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, greeting cards, official military documents, portraits, and military artifacts documenting the lives of Steven and Clara Summers and other family and friends during World War II.
Dates: 1941 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 08/02/2010

Clifford and Jo Swanlund papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 24
Scope and Contents The Clifford and Jo Swanlund papers document the lives and careers of Cliff Swanlund and Jo Carty Swanlund. The collection contains an extensive number of letters written by Cliff and Jo from the beginning of their relationship through the early years of their marriage. It also contains many letters written by Cliff's parents to him, while he was a student at Purdue University. The correspondence gives one a unique perspective not only on the family itself, but on outside events which occurred...
Dates: 1943 - 2002; Other: Majority of material found within 1949 - 1953

Fredrick C. Tegeler collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 58, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 141
Scope and Contents The Fredrick C. Tegeler collection comprises materials related to Purdue University, including photographs, football posters, and a supplement to the Purdue Alumnus.
Dates: circa 1920s - 1963

The Purdue University Semi-Centennial collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 120
Abstract Correspondence, event programs, newspaper articles, and other materials chronicling Purdue’s Semi-Centennial celebration in May 1924.  Materials in this collection trace the history of the Semi-Centennial from its planning in late 1923 and early 1924 to events held on the weekend of May 1-3, 1924, and immediate aftermath.
Dates: 1922 - 1925

Robert C. Thompson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 253
Abstract Photographs, publications, and artifacts documenting the scholastic career of Robert C. Thompson and campus life at Purdue.
Dates: 1947 - 1969; Other: Date acquired: 11/02/1999

Pierre J. Thuot papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 179
Scope and Contents The Pierre J. Thuot papers document the three shuttle missions that Thuot flew. These were STS-36, STS-49, and STS-62. Within the collection, there is material on all three but with the main focus on STS-49. There is little information about STS-36 because it is still classified by the U.S. government.  Included in the collection are over 50 color photographs of Thuot training for the Intelsat VI capture that he performed on STS-49.  In addition to the photographs, included in the...
Dates: 1989 - 1994

John "Jack" Tipton collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 13, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 229
Scope and Contents Photograph of John "Jack" Tipton, with notations on the back. Letter from the donor which states, "The young man pictured is John Jack Tipton who faithfully corresponded all through the war (WWI) with my mother, and they shared a great love of learning and respect for an education as means of bettering themselves through life."
Dates: circa 1921

Toni Mayo papers and research files for "Defining Flight"

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 181
Abstract Documentation and research notes from twenty personal narratives of Huntington County, Indiana pilots and aviatrixes who flew during the early to mid-twentieth century. The research notes from oral histories were used by Toni Mayo in the compilation of her master’s thesis and book, Defining Flight.
Dates: 1911-2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1998-2001; Other: Date acquired: 05/11/2013

Miller J. Tonkel papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 15
Abstract Photographs, certificates, and artifacts documenting Miller J. Tonkel’s time at Purdue University in the early 1940s.
Dates: 1939 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1939 - 1942

Robert W. Topping papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 33
Scope and Contents The Robert W. Topping papers (1930-1996; 2.75 cubic feet) collection consists of many newspaper clippings, news releases, ten interviews on cassette tapes and miscellaneous printed ephemera that Robert W. Topping collected, while on the staff of the Purdue University Office of Publications for twenty-eight years. Also included are the files used for his published book; “The Hovde Years,” 1980 and the original manuscript for “A Century and Beyond,” 1988, along with manuscripts for “Gentle...
Dates: 1930 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1988

College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy Extension, Turfgrass Program and Midwest Regional Turf Foundation records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 67
Scope and Contents Purdue University, College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy Extension, Turfgrass Program and Midwest Regional Turf Foundation records (1931-2000; 6 cubic feet) document the work of Purdue agronomist, Dr. William H. Daniel. The records include, financial records, newsletters and research summaries, membership information, and meeting minutes and miscellaneous papers of the Midwest Regional Turf Foundation, Incorporated. It also includes Turf Conference Proceedings, numerous photographs and...
Dates: 1931 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2010

University Photographic Services photos

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 78
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised primarily of negatives and occasional photographs that were produced and maintained through the work of Purdue University’s Photographic Services division, which provided photography services on campus. Subjects vary widely and include faculty and staff, student activities, major athletic and cultural events, campus buildings, and department-related materials. Most of these images were produced between the mid-1940s and the mid-1980s. In some cases, negatives are...
Dates: 1839-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1910-2000

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