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Identifier: MSP 3
Scope and Contents The John Purdue papers [1814-1897; two cubic feet plus one oversized box] document the life and business career of John Purdue, as well as the business activities of his associates. There are very few items of a personal nature in the papers; mainly, they document the day-to-day business affairs of John Purdue, as well as several other men who were his business partners and who carried on the Purdue-related firms after Purdue’s death in 1876. Types of materials include: correspondence, printed...
Dates: 1814 - 1897
Warranty deed signed by John Purdue giving land to the State of Indiana for use by Purdue University
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 244
Scope and Contents One document, a warranty land deed signed by John Purdue, giving land to the State of Indiana for use by Purdue University, August 1876.
Dates: 1876-1876; Other: Majority of material found in 1876; Other: Date acquired: 10/02/2009