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Barbara Cook papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 467
Overview 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

France A. Córdova papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 3
Scope and Contents The France A. Córdova papers (1965-2012; 10.65 cubic feet) document the life and career of France A. Córdova.  The bulk of the materials relate to Córdova’s work in academia.  The collection primarily covers Córdova’s research and career, with little information or materials regarding her earlier years, personal life, or various appointments with governmental organizations (such as NASA or the NSF).  This collection will particularly useful for researchers interested in France Córdova’s...
Dates: 1963-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 2007-2012; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/2009

Clarence Frank Cornish papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 323
Scope and Contents The Clarence Frank Cornish papers consist of letters, correspondence, photographs, awards and certificates, flight logs, aviator textiles and goggles, newspaper clippings, and artifacts documenting Clarence "Cap" Frank Cornish's air training and service during World War One, his service at Army Air Forces Headquarters during World War Two, his work for the Aeronautics Commission of Indiana, his participation in several aeronautical organizations, and his role in the development aeronautics and...
Dates: 1908 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1995

Lana Murphy Couch papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 312
Scope and Contents The Lana Murphy Couch papers document Couch's forty year career with NASA, first as a wind tunnel test engineer, and later in management positions. Types of materials include: correspondence, newsletters, papers, photographs, programs, publications, research and work reports, technical reports, VHS tapes, writings, and material related to award recognition.
Dates: 1953 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995

Council on the Status of Women records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 49
Scope and Contents The Council on the Status of Women records document the activities and impact of the Council on the Status of Women at Purdue University.  The collection provides a comprehensive picture of the various activities and causes that Council was involved in during its tenure.  Also included are some news clippings about notable members and relevant stories about women’s rights in the news.  The collection would likely be useful for researchers interested in women’s rights, affirmative action,...
Dates: 1988 - 2012

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

Charles H. Daudt First National Intercollegiate Air Meet scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 236
Scope and Contents This scrapbook documents the administration, participants, and results of the first National Intercollegiate Air Meet held June 21-22, 1935 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. The scrapbook, created by the air meet manager, Charles H. Daudt, includes entry forms, race event rules, race maps, publicity material, participant scores for each event, and results. The scrapbook also includes correspondence related to the original donation of the scrapbook by Charles Daudt in 1976 to...
Dates: 1934 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1935

Dean of Students records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 29
Scope and Contents The Dean of Students records documents the function and day-to-day duties of the Office of the Dean of Students through outgoing correspondence (Date Files), organizational and procedural documents, and other materials. Materials include both paper and electronic record, such as documents, slides, and audiocassettes.
Dates: 1974 - 2000

Dean of Women records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 41
Scope and Contents The Dean of Women Office records (1958 – 1986; 6.35 cubic feet) document the official records of the Office of the Dean of Women, including correspondence, budgets, organization records, annual reports, and affiliated professional organizations. The Date File, which is a copy of outgoing mail from the Dean, offers researchers a glimpse into the day-to-day duties of the Dean of Women. However, any Date File that may have existed prior to 1960 is not included in these records, and there is a...
Dates: 1960-1974; Other: Date acquired: 11/04/2009

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

College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 66
Scope and Contents The Purdue University, College of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics, Records (1933-2003; 12.4 cubic feet) documents the history and activities of Purdue’s Department of Agricultural Economics.  The Records include departmental correspondence; an unpublished manuscript, “History of Agricultural Economics At Purdue University;” and department reports, including those for Agricultural Economics Extension.
Dates: 1933 - 2003; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

College of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 155
Scope and Contents The College of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Records (1904-1984; 1.2 cubic feet) includes correspondence (1941-1950), event programs (1900s-1940s), and other items related to the history, administration, and activities of the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture at Purdue University.
Dates: 1904-1984; Other: Date acquired: 03/08/2008

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

Purdue University Drill Team collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 15
Identifier: UA 79
Scope and Contents Purdue University Drill Team collection (2017; 1 folder) documents Purdue University President Mitch Daniels' acknowledgement of the Purdue ROTC Drill Team's accomplishments during the 2016-2017 academic year. Types of materials include: letters, proclamations.
Dates: 2017

Amelia Earhart at Purdue papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 450
Scope and Contents The Amelia Earhart at Purdue papers document Amelia Earhart's arrival at Purdue University, her time there, and the efforts to memorialize Earhart after her disappearance. Types of materials include correspondence, ephemera, administrative reports, photographs, publicity materials, and speeches.
Dates: 1935 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1937

Jack and Alice Rowen Easley collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 6, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 99
Scope and Contents The papers contain correspondence between President Jischke and Alice Rowen Easley, "Aunt Alice says...," a book by Easley and a picture of Easley's son, Mark, with a picture of the framed note from Jischke, which was a Christmas gift to Alice Easley.
Dates: 1995 - 2007

Robert Eckles papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 539
Scope and Contents This collection contains the Dean Potter biography written by Dr. Eckles as well as the materials he used when writing it. There are also publications, information booklets, and reports from the Library of Congress and American Microform Academy.
Dates: 1925 - 1974

Charles M. Ehresman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 490
Scope and Contents The Charles M. Ehresman papers document the work and professional activities of Charles M. Ehresman, designer of Purdue University's High Pressure Rocket Laboratory, associate professor of Mechanical Engineering, and operations manager of Purdue's Thermal Sciences and Propulsion Center (known today as Zucrow Laboratories). The collection also documents the design and construction of the High Pressure Rocket Laboratory and its early administration and operations, as well as materials pertaining...
Dates: 1897 - 2011; Other: Majority of material found within 1960 - 1972; Other: Majority of material found within 1997 - 2009

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

Emersonian Literary Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 142
Scope and Contents The Emersonian Literary Society records documents the activities of the Emersonian Literary Society.  The collection includes records books that document the weekly meetings of the society, as well as membership and included correspondence.  The ephemera portion of the collection documents annual events hosted by the Emersonian and other literary societies, tickets to society events, and Debris clippings about the group.  Unfortunately, there is no documentation of the Emersonian or other...
Dates: 1887 - 1924

F. L. Howard Collection on Steam Locomotives

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: 0000flh1
Scope and Contents The F. H. Howard Collection on Steam Locomotives was compiled by Frederick Howard and contains photographs, articles, and correspondence regarding the history of steam locomotives.
Dates: ca. 1930s-2004; Other: Date acquired: 07/04/2007

Phoebe Farris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 471
Scope and Contents The Phoebe Farris papers (1972-2011; 1.5 cubic ft.) documents the professional and personal life of Purdue professor, Phoebe Farris. It reflects her contribution to the art scene in America, shedding light on Native American history. The collection may be useful for researchers interested in Purdue's Native American community. The types of materials include written publications and reviews of other’s publications; contributions to art shows and exhibitions; correspondence; career and personal...
Dates: 1972 - 2011

Paul Fatout papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 540
Scope and Contents This collection consists of research materials collected by author Paul Fatout for his various publications regarding Mark Twain, Ambrose Bierce, Indiana canals, and other subjects. Types of materials include manuscripts, photographs, correspondence, fan mail, book reviews, research notes, microfilm, and subject files. Please see PDF Finding Aid for collection inventory.
Dates: 1871 - 1983

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

Felix and Selma Stefanile papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 306
Scope and Contents The Felix and Selma Stefanile papers (1920-2009; 26.75 cubic feet) document the personal and professional lives of Felix and Selma Stefanile. The collection includes rough drafts and notes of Felix and Selma's published poems and essays. It also contains personal papers which document both of their lives in New York before they came to live in West Lafayette, Indiana. Many of the photographs are focused on Felix's childhood, early life, middle and later years. The photographs document less of...
Dates: 1920-2009; Majority of material found within 1944-2000; Other: Date acquired: 01/02/2010

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Indiana. National Guard. Artillery, Battery B 2
Interfraternity Council (Purdue University) 2
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Kolar, Andrew K., 1914-1991 2
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