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Clippings Concerning Purdue Graduates scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 261
Content Description One scrapbook containing clippings related to Purdue graduates from 1907-1909. Contains index (in the front). Majority are newspaper clippings which cover news related to the lives of Purdue graduates and topics cover career advancements, death announcements, alumni gatherings/meetings, athletic achievements, talks, graduates moving out of the US to places like Philippines and Vietnam to work, etc. Other items include Commencement Program booklets for different schools (e.g. School of...
Dates: July 27, 1898 - June 30, 1909; Majority of material found within June 5, 1907 - June 30, 1909

Collection of Purdue Train Wreck materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 117
Abstract Newspaper articles, eye witness interviews, an oral history, and memorabilia relating to the 1903 Purdue Train Wreck.
Dates: 1903 - 2006

Collection of Sigma Chi Fraternity Court Case materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 37
Scope and Contents The Collection of Sigma Chi Fraternity Court Case Materials documents the court battle from the inception of President White's matriculation pledge, to the Supreme Court decision and beyond. This collection documents the legal dispute and is sometimes referred to as the Purdue case or Sigma Chi case.Types of materials include: newspaper clippings, magazine articles, reports, documented opinions of Circuit Court Judge P. Vinton and others, and other extraneous materials related to...
Dates: 1879 - 2000

College of Agriculture Extension reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 59
Abstract Annual reports compiled by the Indiana Agricultural Agents and Home Demonstration Agents and beginning in the 1960s, the Cooperative Extension Agents
Dates: 1913 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1969; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2010

Barbara Cook papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 467
Abstract The Barbara Cook papers predominantly document Barbara Cook's career in the Dean of Women and Dean of Students office and as professor of education at Purdue University (1956 - 1989), including her leadership roles in Mortar Board and NAWDAC -- National Association of Women Deans, Administrators, and Counselors. Types of material include correspondence, speeches, teaching material, articles and essays, and biographical information.
Dates: 1932 - 2012; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/2009

Council on the Status of Women records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 49
Overview The collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, handouts, newspaper clippings, and electronic media that document the Council on the Status of Women and its activities.
Dates: 1988 - 2012

William G. Cowdin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 310
Scope and Contents The William G. Cowdin papers document Cowdin's role as Aerojet program manager for the Dyna-Soar boost rocket engines. This collection includes two 8" x 10" photographs taken during a 1961 Dyna-Soar full scale mockup review, Boeing Co., Seattle, 1961. The photographs include NASA test pilots and Aerojet project team including Neil Armstrong, William Dana, James Woods, Henry Gordon, William Knight, and Aerojet program manager and Purdue graduate William Cowdin. Also included is a biographical...
Dates: 1961 - 2014

Purdue University Customs and Traditions collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 151
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Customs and Traditions collection features, among other memorabilia, a tank scrap chain and padlock from 1913, a label from the first bottle of beer served to a Purdue student after the repeal of prohibition, numerous buttons and pins, including a hatpin with the Purdue seal from 1895 on it (third design), a Reamer's Club "R" from the early 1990s, a Purdue Murad cigarette silk, a 1902-1903 matriculation ticket signed by Purdue President Winthrop E. Stone, along with Junior...
Dates: 1877 - 2014; Other: Majority of material found within 1880 - 1940

Harvey Dart papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 375
Scope and Contents One scrapbook containing photos of the Purdue campus, people, social events such as parades and sport, and machinery. The scrapbook also contains souvenirs and documents from Dart's trips to places including Niagara Falls and the Field Museum. There are also various documents from his time at Purdue, such as letters, reciepts, sports tickets, and event programs/notices.
Dates: 1915 - 1917

Harold M. DeGroff, Jr. papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 477
Scope and Contents The Harold M. DeGroff, Jr. papers document aspects of the career of longtime Purdue University faculty member and former Dean of Purdue's School of Aeronautics and Astronautics from 1955-1963, during the height of the "space race." Some of the featured items in the collection are a letter of recommendation for assignment to the Naval V-12 College of Training Program and a notice of separation from the United States Naval Service. Items pertaining to DeGroff's Purdue career include...
Dates: 1943 - 2010; Other: Majority of material found within 1951 - 1968

Dorothy C. Stratton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 366
Abstract This collection contains papers, clippings and photographs documenting Dorothy Stratton’s life, especially her role as Purdue Dean of Women and Director of the USCG SPARS.
Dates: 1935-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1943-1947; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/1980

Clarence W. Driver collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 6, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 97
Scope and Contents The papers consist of many newspaper clippings about the baseball team from 1907-1908, while Driver was on the team, along with his diploma and Gala Week program from 1910.
Dates: 1907 - 1910

Edward C. Elliott papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 50
Scope and Contents The Edward C. Elliott Papers (1890-1975; 22.8 Cubic ft.) document the life and career of educator and former Purdue University President Edward Elliott. The majority of the papers date from 1940 to 1960. The papers reflect the original order as they were received from Elliott and his family, and therefore have not been divided into series or subject areas. The Elliott Papers document Elliott's education and career, particularly his tenure as President of Purdue University (1922-1945),...
Dates: 1890-1975; Majority of material found within 1940-1960; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1959

Eva Goble papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 3
Abstract This collection contains materials that document the activities of the Purdue Cooperative Extension Service in the 1950s, as well as the activities of Eva Goble and her contributions to the Purdue University School of Home Economics.
Dates: 1920 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1980; Other: Date acquired: 11/06/2008

Christina Faulkner collection of Purdue women materials

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 65, Placement: 02, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 275
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of papers sent to or collected by Ruth Bender including letters from and clippings relating to Helen Schleman, Dorothy Stratton, and Beverly Stone. In addition, there are typed poems written by Goldeen Papenguth.
Dates: circa 1984-1992

Cleo Fitzsimmons papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 73
Overview The Cleo Fitzsimmons papers documents Fitzsimmons' career as a professor and department head in Home Management at Purdue University. Materials include correspondence, photographs, awards, publications, and faculty hood belonging to Fitzsimmons.
Dates: 1928 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Frank "Pappy" Fox collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSP 231
Abstract Annual appointment memorandums, personnel information, brochures, articles, photographs (copies), and obituary related to Fox and his employment in the Purdue Memorial Union, with a focus on the "Sweet Shop."
Dates: 1924 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1940s; Other: Date acquired: 07/06/2017

John C. Franks papers on the Civilian Pilot Training Program

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 171
Scope and Contents The John C. Franks papers on the Civilian Pilot Training Program include twenty photographs of Franks and a number of unidentified flight students. The subjects of the photographs are the Purdue University Airport, flight students, and airplanes, including a Weaver Aircraft Company of Ohio (WACO) aircraft, and a Howard DGA-18, which was a training aircraft. There is also a photograph of a World War II military fleet. Identifying information is included with the photographs. Along with the...
Dates: 1942 - 1946

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

Fraternities materials, Purdue University

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 48, Placement: 12
Identifier: MSK 5
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous materials relating to Purdue University fraternities and Greek organizations. Includes: "Memoirs of a Pledge" booklet, written and published for the Phi Kappa Tau Pledge Dance (1947); 3 photographs of a Phi Kappa Tau-Kappa Delta Rho fraternity mud fight (circa 1950); a "Mid-semester Report of Unsatisfactory Work" for Howard Art Haberkost (1948); a Purdue University Registrar's Office slip to accompany a transcript; one issue of "The Lambdanite" newsletter of the Purdue Chapter of...
Dates: 1947-1950; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2007

Lella R. Gaddis papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 22, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 138
Scope and Contents This collection includes an article written by Lella Gaddis in 1917 as well as clippings and photographs pertaining to her life, activities, and work.
Dates: 1917 - 2009

The Collection on the General Electric Company

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 186
Scope and Contents The Collection on the General Electric Company documents important people, products, and electric phenomena related to the General Electric Company. It also shows notable members from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Noteworthy items in the collection include a lightning photograph from Lafayette, Indiana in 1938, a portrait of Thomas Alva Edison, and a portrait dedicated to former Purdue Engineering Dean A. A. Potter signed by former Director of General Electric’s Lightning...
Dates: circa 1890 - 1950

George Palmer Putnam collection of Amelia Earhart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 9
Scope and Contents The George Palmer Putnam collection of Amelia Earhart papers (1785-1948; 31.1 cubic feet) documents the personal life, aviation career, and business activities of pilot Amelia Earhart. Types of materials include: advertisements, articles, artifacts, awards, blueprints, books, certificates, charts, commemorative coins, contracts, correspondence, data sheets, diagrams, ephemera, flight logs, licenses, maps, newspaper clippings, notebooks, notes, permits, photographs, poetry, postage stamps,...
Dates: 1785-1948; Other: Majority of material found within 1928-1937

George Palmer Putnam papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 20
Scope and Contents The George Palmer Putnam papers are comprised of material from the original files provided by Sally Putnam Chapman, Putnam's granddaughter. Much of the material is correspondence, news clippings, and articles related to the life of Putnam, and various publishing projects. Also included are his will and various obituaries.Some of the unique items feature, "Reminiscences of GPP," by Robert Edwin Lee, playwright, close friend and one time business partner of Putnam; a first draft copy...
Dates: 1937 - 1999; Other: Majority of material found within 1937 - 1950

Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Library of Management Research and Professional papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 8
Scope and Contents The Gilbreth Library of Management documents the pioneering research of Frank Gilbreth and Lillian Gilbreth in the fields of time and motion study. Commonly referred to as the N-file, the collection covers the Gilbreths quest to find The One Best Way in job performance, worker satisfaction, efficient office management, and home economics. Company files in the collection include: New England Butt Company, Regal Shoe Company, Remington Typewriter Company, Sears & Roebuck, National Cash...
Dates: 1845 - 1959; Majority of material found within 1906 - 1924; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1938

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