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Susan Bulkeley Butler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 17
Scope and Contents The Susan Bulkeley Butler papers (1959 – 2006; 2.3 cubic feet) documents Susan Bulkeley Butler’s experience as a student at Purdue in the 1960s. The collection includes student artifacts such as ‘pots’ and a cord skirt, as well as correspondence, publications, and ephemera documenting Butler’s extracurricular activities and interests, newspaper clippings, documents about extracurricular projects, photographs, and artifacts.
Dates: 1959-2006; Other: Majority of material found in 1963 - 1965

Earl L. Butz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 64
Abstract Documents, photographs, letters, scrapbooks, correspondence, biographical material, speeches, artifacts, and subject files documenting the career of Earl L. Butz as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1971-1976.
Dates: 1945 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1976

Sharon Byrkett papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 320
Scope and Contents This collection contains awards, certifications, and honors documenting the life and achievements in social work and disability access and awareness of Sharon Byrkett. Of most prominence is a hand-written manuscript by Byrkett titled "Understanding My Disability" written in 1983. Other materials in the collection include a journal from 1967, photo albums and scrapbooks depicting events from her personal life and conferences attended, and craft items made by Byrkett. Digital files include works...
Dates: 1967 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1983 - 2010

Arthur Horace Carter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSF 488
Overview The collection includes architectural sketches and blueprints, correspondence, artwork, and a photo album; it spans from Carter’s time at Ohio State University to his tenure at Purdue University.
Dates: 1916 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1929; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1969

Eugene A. Cernan "High Flight" poem

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 68, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSP 149
Scope and Contents Copy of "High Flight" poem by John Gillespie Magee Jr., affixed to board. The poem was taken by Eugene A. Cernan on Apollo 10's mission to the moon, May 18 - 26, 1969. It is inscribed by Cernan; "To Mitch Simmons - So as never to forget we took this copy of High Flight to the moon on Apollo X 18-26 May 1969.  You above all can appreciate it's significance, Sincerely Gene Cernan."

The letter of authenticity was signed by Cernan on August 25, 2010 and is housed with the poem.
Dates: circa 1969

Eugene A. Cernan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288
Scope and Contents The Eugene A. Cernan papers document the military, aeronautics, and astronautics career of Eugene A. Cernan, as well as his subsequent professional and public activities. The papers also feature records pertaining to Cernan's youth, family, and education. The collection includes but is not limited to artifacts, audiovisual recordings, awards, books, certificates, coins, correspondence, documents, mission patches, newspaper clippings, photographs, plaques, publications, scrapbooks, speeches,...
Dates: 1934 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1956 - 2012

Roger B. Chaffee letter and postcard

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSA 282
Scope and Contents The letter dated July 24, 1965 is from Roger Chaffee to his parents. On the reverse is a July 25, 1965 note from Martha Chaffee to her in-laws in which she signs, "Roger, Martha, Sheryl and Steve." In the letter, Roger discussed an upcoming flight and the astronaut's rotation as capsule communicator (CAPCOM). He mentions Gus Grissom, Gene Cernan, Jim McDivitt, Buzz Aldrin and Dave Scott. Both Roger and Martha discuss recent family activities at home. The postcard, dated July 1965, was sent by...
Dates: 1967

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

Purdue University Chinese Students collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 155
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Chinese Students collection documents the Chinese Students' Alliance Conference, Mid-West Section, hosted by Purdue University in 1921 and 1925.  The collection consists of various brochures and programs from the conferences. Other material included is a "Chinese Students at Purdue" brochure; a 1927 Purdue University Chinese Students' yearbook; a booklet, in Chinese, used to recruit potential Chinese students in 1930 and correspondence between the Purdue Club of China...
Dates: 1920 - 1961

Class of 1903 collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 88
Identifier: MSA 397
Scope and Contents The Class of 1903 collection contains a class directory, letters, newspaper cutouts, and a newsletter sent by class president Charles C. Albright.
Dates: circa April 1953 - February 1954

Collection on Bruce Rogers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 45
Scope and Contents Correspondence, printed material, audio-visual materials, artifacts and ephemera collected by Purdue University Libraries during or after the lifetime of Bruce Rogers.
Dates: 1886 - 1996

College of Agriculture, Administration of the College of Agriculture records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 44
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Administration of the College of Agriculture, Records (1869-2009; 124.95 cubic feet) consists of administrative books, correspondence, financial records, faculty minutes, reports, and other materials relating to the administration of Purdue University’s School of Agriculture.
Dates: 1869-2009; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

College of Agriculture, Agricultural Fraternities, Societies, and Associations records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 25
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Agricultural Fraternities, Societies, and Associations, records (1880s-2000; 3.3 cubic feet) contains a number of booklets, constitutions, correspondence, meeting minutes, pamphlets, programs, and reports pertaining to the history, administration, and activities of various associations, fraternities, societies, associated with Purdue University’s College of Agriculture.  A large portion of the collection consists of materials related to the Delta Chapter of the Alpha...
Dates: circa 1880s - 2000

College of Agriculture, Agricultural Research at Purdue, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 28
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Agricultural Research at Purdue, Records (1888-2001; 31.6 cubic feet) documents the history, administration, and activities of Agricultural Research at Purdue and its predecessor, the Agricultural Experiment Station.  In addition to many other types of materials, the collection includes correspondence (1900s-1950s), financial records (1920s-1930s), reports (1920s-2000s), circulars (1900s-1950s) and bulletins (1880s-1990s), and letter books (1890s).  The collection...
Dates: 1888-2001; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

College of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 26
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, Records (1890-2010; 27.4 cubic feet) documents the history, administration, and activities of agricultural extension work carried out by Purdue University’s College of Agriculture.  The collection includes correspondence (1910s-1950s), financial records (1900s-1930s), letter books (1890s-1900s), reports (1910s-1950s, 1970s), and director, county agent, and Boys’ and Girls’ (4-H) Club materials (1910s-1950s).
Dates: 1890 - 2010; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 27
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy, Records (1879-2011; 18.1 cubic feet) includes correspondence, field notebooks, photographs, reports, slides, and other materials documenting the work of the department.
Dates: 1879-2011; Other: Date acquired: 08/02/2008

College of Agriculture, Department of Animal Sciences records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 45
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Department of Animal Sciences records (1903-1995; 15.6 cubic feet) documents the history and activities of the School of Agriculture’s Department of Animal Sciences and its predecessors, the Departments of Animal Husbandry, Dairy Husbandry, and Poultry Husbandry)
Dates: 1903-1995; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

College of Agriculture, Department of Botany & Plant Pathology, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 21
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Department of Botany & Plant Pathology Records (1918-1984; 1.4 cubic feet) consists of correspondence (1937-1950), applicant materials (1910s-1930s), two reports for the academic years 1981/82 and 1983/84, and other materials.
Dates: 1918-1984

College of Agriculture Department of Entomology records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 23
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture Department of Entomology records (1931-1993) consists of correspondence (1940-1949), Experiment Station Reports (1931-1945), and other materials (circa 1930s-1990s) documenting the history, administration, and activities of the entomology program at Purdue University.
Dates: 1931-1993

College of Agriculture, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 17
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Department of Forestry & Natural Resources, records (Circa 1910s-1998; 2.0 cubic feet) documents the history, administration, and activities of the Department of Forestry & Natural Resources, known before 1974 as the Department of Forestry and Conservation, and before 1939 as the Department of Forestry.  The collection consists largely of correspondence (1942-1950) and lantern slides (1910s-1940s).
Dates: circa 1910-1998; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

College of Agriculture Extension reports

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 59
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture Extension reports (1913-1972; 126 cubic feet) documents the annual reports of the ninety-two Indiana counties' extension work; some include agricultural agent work, home demonstration work and beginning in the 1960s, cooperative extension work.  There is a rich collection of photographs from some counties during the earliest years and beyond.  Some reports feature a “farm family of the year” among the documentation.  Types of materials include: bulletins,...
Dates: 1913 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1969; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2010

Purdue University College of Engineering records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 89
Scope and Contents The Purdue University College of Engineering records document the historical background of the College; included are many historical documents, annual reports, pamphlets, publicity, department brochures, pamphlets, and programs, newsletters, publications, alumni information and various related material.Some items of note are key historical documents from the earliest Purdue Engineering Laboratories, such as the Locomotive and Automobile Test Laboratories. Also included is...
Dates: 1859 - 2023

Joni Comstock collection on Janice Voss

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 309
Scope and Contents The collection relates to Janice Voss' involvement with her first space flight, STS-57 (in 1993).  Included are three photographs of the mission, an autographed mission t-shirt, and a letter written by Voss to Comstock.  These materials would be useful to researchers interested in the history of NASA flight missions, women in space, women in STEM fields, and space research.
Dates: 1993

Congratulatory letter to Justin S. Morrill

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 2, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSP 112
Scope and Contents The Congratulatory Letter to Justin S. Morrill (1858; 0.1 cubic feet) documents the passage of the Morrill Land bill through the U.S. House of Representatives. The letter notes that passage through the Senate was pending at time of writing. The bill mentioned in the letter, ultimately vetoed by President James Buchanan, was a predecessor to the Morrill Land-Grant Act of 1862. The author of the letter is Benjamin P. Johnson, who served as Secretary of the Board of Trustees for the New York State...
Dates: 1858; Other: Date acquired: 10/12/2012

Samuel D. Conte papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSF 497
Overview Correspondence, memos, reports, and other printed materials documenting Samuel D. Conte’s tenure as the founding director of the Purdue University Department of Computer Science.
Dates: 1962 - 2002; Other: Majority of material found within 1962 - 1979

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