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Elwood Mead papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 10, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSA 173
Scope and Contents The papers include Purdue publications which feature Mead, publications authored by him, telegrams and condolence letters sent to Mrs. Mead upon Elwood Mead's death.
Dates: 1903 - 1936

Paulina T. Merritt papers on the Indiana Women's Suffrage Movement

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 108
Overview This collection includes correspondence and other materials documenting Paulina T. Merritt’s involvement in the Indiana Women’s Suffrage Movement.
Dates: 1860 - 1906; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1895

Benjamin F. Miessner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 2
Scope and Contents The papers of Benjamin Miessner. Correspondence, patents, photographs, and clippings documenting the engineering and inventing career of Benjamin F. Miessner. Miessner was a pioneer researcher in electronic musical instruments and receivers, phonography, radio dynamics, directional microphones for aircraft and submarines, and aircraft radio. At the time of his retirement in 1959 Miessner had been granted over 200 patents in the U.S. and foreign countries. He also perfected the Wurlitzer organ...
Dates: 1906 - 1978

John F. G. Miller papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 277
Overview Materials related to the the academic and football career of John F. G. Miller, including his involvement with the Intercollegiate Conference and Purdue Athletics.
Dates: 1899 - 1936; Majority of material found within 1903, 1923-1927

Simeon V. B. Miller scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 21
Scope and Contents The Simeon V. B. Miller scrapbook contains memorabilia from Simeon Van Buren Miller's college career at Purdue University. Since he had been involved in the train wreck of 1903, there are numerous newspaper clippings from the wreck. Simeon Miller followed in the footsteps of his father and two brothers, as a member of Phi Delta Theta, so there is also a concentration of ephemera from the fraternity. He had been president of the class of 1905 during his sophomore year, so the scrapbook also...
Dates: 1900 - 1906

Frank Milner papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 32, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSF 271
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains correspondence from Professor D. S. Clark to John H. Moriarty, Director of Libraries, dated June 29, 1948 and another letter from John H. Moriarty to Mr. Frank Milner, dated July 1, 1948.A final letter from Frank Milner to John Moriarty was sent on July 2, 1948, along with Milner's publication of Calumet-Sag Channel and Connecting Waterways. This project was studied by the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Chicago...
Dates: undated

Mortar Board records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 148
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, photographs, certificates, pamphlets, and scrapbooks, that document the history and activities of the Mortar Board honor society at Purdue University.
Dates: 1924-2015; Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2014

Murphy Family papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 273
Scope and Contents The Murphy Family Papers (1916-1929, 1999; 0.5 cubic ft.) document the student life and activities of Rosemary Murphy and Mary Marguerite Murphy during their school days at Purdue University. Subject areas include women's sports at Purdue University (basketball, soccer, track), the Purdue "We Girls Rifle Team," physical education for women students at Purdue, and the various fraternities, sororities, honors and athletic societies to which the Murphy women belonged. The bulk of the papers were...
Dates: 1916-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1925-1929; Other: Date acquired: 01/05/2007

Albert Overhauser papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 485
Abstract Correspondence, teaching materials, research and professional materials, dissertations and theses, awards, publications, and other materials pertaining to the work and achievements of Purdue physicist Albert Overhauser and his contemporaries.
Dates: 1920s-2010s; Other: Date acquired: 03/05/2012

Richard Owen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 59
Scope and Contents The Richard Owen papers document the life and career of Richard Owen, his correspondence, and his administrative recommendations to the Purdue University Trustees. They include materials from Owen's time at Indiana University and Owen's tenure as President of Purdue. They also show Owen's various professions as geologist, professor, and administrator. Types of materials include: books, reports, and letters.Owen's diary records his daily affairs from 1873-1878. Events and topics...
Dates: 1866 - 1878

William V. Owen papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 33, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 293
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder which contains correspondence to Professor Owen from editors of various publications, original manuscripts that had been submitted for publication by Professor Owen, a few photographs of Owen and his family and a 55th wedding anniversary announcement.
Dates: 1968 - 1975

Thomas Perry's collection of Jasper Wood Product Co. material

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 29
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence written to and from Thomas Perry, Chief/Consulting Engineer for the Jasper Wood Products Company, along with quotes and estimates for components of the prefabricated houses. There are reports from testing of the same components, along with timecards from the business. The collection also contains newsclippings from the 1930's relating to the housing industry. There are a few unrelated newsclippings from 1978 and 1980 and a company catalog from MacBeath...
Dates: 1936 - 1980

William R. Pogue papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 208
Scope and Contents The William R. Pogue papers document aspects of William (Bill) R. Pogue's career as an astronaut. The papers include Pogue's autobiography, a DVD by Pogue; "We're go for launch to zero-g: a DVD video all about: living in space." The DVD features astronauts from 1961 to 1994, as they live, work, and cope in the zero gravity of space flight.Also included is a copy of a signed letter from Albert Einstein to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in regards to research on the atomic bomb. The...
Dates: 1939 - 2011; Other: Majority of material found within 1963 - 1994

A. A. Potter Engineering Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 150
Scope and Contents The A. A. Potter Engineering Center records contain a floorplan, building illustrations, and an information booklet about the engineering disciplines that are taught and researched in the building.
Dates: 1964 - 1977

Purdue Club of Chicago records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 46
Scope and Contents The Purdue Club of Chicago records consist of three guest registers (1921-1955) that include handwritten names, addresses, graduation years, and phone numbers for members attending various events. Includes occasional notes about Purdue football games and lists of officers for some years (1945-1948) in addition to a few documents on general plans for meetings and committee members.  Includes a letter from Purdue President Edward C. Elliott thanking the Club for an event he attended (April 1945)....
Dates: 1921 - 1955

Purdue Club of Chicago scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 216
Abstract Letters, invitations, programs, rosters, printed ephemera, and clippings documenting the early years of the Purdue Club of Chicago.
Dates: 1885 - 1980; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1919

John Purdue papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

Purdue Student Section of the Society of Women Engineers records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 182
Abstract This collection contains papers, photographs, programs, correspondence, and reports documenting the activities of Pi Omicron and its successor the Purdue Student Section of the Society of Women Engineers.  The records also document the difficulties that women in science have faced over the years.
Dates: 1945-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1990; Other: Date acquired: 11/06/2012

Purdue University Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 103
Scope and Contents Collection contains administrative records such as meeting minutes and financial records for the Purdue University Club, between the 1905 and 1974. Collection also contains circulars, programs, and correspondence regarding various events held by the club. Additional materials include publications such as the newsletter 'Leisure Times' and directories.
Dates: 1905 - 1974

Purdue University Convocations records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 42
Abstract Correspondence, contracts, financial statements, meeting minutes, newspaper clippings, photographs, press releases, programs, season schedules, and other materials and records relating to the lectures and performances offered by Purdue Convocations from its Lecture and Concert Course beginnings to the present day.
Dates: 1876-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1903-2012; Other: Date acquired: 08/02/2012

Purdue University Executive Vice President and Treasurer records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 37
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Executive Vice President for Business and Finance and Treasurer’s Office records (1921-2000; 10.5 cubic feet) documents the administrations of Executive Vice President and Treasurers, including Frederick Ford (1974-1998), Kenneth P. Burns (1998-2004), and Morgan Olsen (2004-200 ). Other Vice Presidents documented include Howard S. Lyon, John Hicks, Lytle J. Freehafer, and John C. Smalley.  The Records further document campus demonstrations of the late 1960’s to early...
Dates: 1921-2000; Other: Date acquired: 03/02/2010

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

Carol Pyle collection of Dean of Women and Dean of Students Memorabilia

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 281
Overview Correspondence and clippings documenting Carol Pyle’s relationship with Dorothy Stratton, Helen Schleman, Beverley Stone, and Barbara Cook.
Dates: 1980 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1989

Purdue University Regional Campuses records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 97
Scope and Contents This collection contains administrative documents, publications, and promotional information relating to the regional campuses of Purdue University and their libraries.
Dates: 1943 - 2008

Albert H. Rerick and Donald J. Rerick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 308
Abstract Letters, photographs, clippings, and material artifacts documenting the student life of Albert H. and Donald J. Rerick (1915-1917 and 1968-1973 respectively).
Dates: 1915 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1917; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1973; Other: Date acquired: 12/09/2015

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