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Altrusa International of Lafayette, Indiana records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 127
Scope and Contents The Altrusa International of Lafayette, Indiana records (1922-2014; 3.2 cubic feet) document the members and activities of the organization from its inception.  Also documented are some of the milestones of individual members and the local chapter’s involvement with the regional district chapter and Altrusa International.  Due to the fact that the organization restricted membership to prominent women within the community, the collection could be useful for researchers interested in determining...
Dates: 1922-2014; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2016

Kassandra Agee Chandler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 363
Scope and Contents The Kassandra Agee Chandler papers document Chandlers' time as a student at Purdue, with particular focus on her nomination as the first and only African American Homecoming Queen at Purdue. The papers also document the many student activities with which she was involved and her career and alumni involvement. The collection includes personal records, newspaper clippngs, photographs, correspondence, and artifacts. This collection would be useful to researchers interested in student life in the...
Dates: 1971 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1982

Doris Hurt Powers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 2
Scope and Contents The Doris Hurt Powers papers (1942 – 2008; 2 cubic feet) documents the student, aviation, and business activities of Doris Hurt Powers. Powers’ experience as a woman breaking into the male-dominated fields of engineering and aeronautics is well documented through autobiographical speeches and her memoir Nothing but Blue Skies. One strength of the collection are the speeches delivered by Powers that address the particular challenges and opportunities encountered...
Dates: 1945-2011; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2009