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Dale W. Margerum papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 45, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSF 463
Scope and Contents The Dale W. Margerum papers consist of miscellaneous papers collected by Professor Margerum. Two documents are related to Dr. Herbert C. Brown, 1979 Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry; letter from the Secretary of the Nobel Committee of the Royal Academy of Science, stating that the Nobel Committee had received Margerum's nomination of Professor H.C. Brown for the Nobel prize and an autobiographical introduction from the book “Boranes in Organic Chemistry," by Herbert C. Brown, Ithaca New York:...
Dates: 1955 - 1972

Mark Shaw papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSA 187
Scope and Contents The research notes, publications, photographs, recordings, and personal items detailing the life and work of Purdue alumnus and author Mark Shaw. The collection documents Shaw's research and writing, and includes the transcripts of the Jack Ruby trial, extensive research regarding twentieth century journalist and reportor Dorothy Kilgallen, research regarding Marilyn Monroe, and several books, news clippings, and other articles. The collection also contains many works by Shaw, including the...
Dates: 1953 - 2021

Marlene Dobkin de Rios papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 72
Abstract The Marlene Dobkin de Rios papers documents De Rios' anthropological research on hallucinogens and contains correspondence, biographical clippings, papers, conference materials, and article reprint request cards.
Dates: 1967 - 2008

Martha Bolt Graham Papers on the Class of 1935

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 319
Abstract Photographs, letters, correspondence, memoir relatiing to the Purdue Class of 1935, their anniversary celebrations (Gala Week), and contributions to the Library Scholars Grant Program.
Dates: 1934-2009; Other: Majority of material found in 1960-2005; Other: Date acquired: 04/02/2013

John McCammon family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence, land deeds, receipts and ephemera documenting the business dealings of John Purdue and his associates, as well as correspondence, land deeds and ephemera documenting the efforts of John McCammon on behalf of the heirs of John Purdue to settle his estate. Please see PDF Finding Aid for collection inventory.
Dates: 1839 - 1890

Ernest McCormick papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 508
Scope and Contents The Ernest J. McCormick papers document the life and career of Professor Emeritus and President of PAQ Services Ernest J. McCormick. The majority of the papers date from 1945 to the late 1980s. The McCormick papers document McCormick’s private life and professional career, particularly his professional activities during his tenure at Purdue University. Some personal papers are included, which document McCormick’s academic background, books from his personal library as a child, and materials...
Dates: 1870 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1988

Marylu McEwen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 102
Scope and Contents The Marylu McEwen papers document the personal and professional life of Marylu McEwen, from her time as a student at Purdue University from 1964-1968 through her long career in higher education. A large portion of the collection depicts her relationships with the Deans of Women and Deans of Students at Purdue University from her time as a student in the 1960s into adulthood and retirement. Types of materials include correspondence, clippings, photographs, speeches, and articles. Also included...
Dates: 1964 - 2014

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 - 1913; 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

New Harmony collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 145
Scope and Contents The New Harmony collection contains materials from and information related to the New Harmony community in Southern Indiana and the family of Robert Owen, one of its leaders. The collection includes correspondence, newspapers, illustrations, maps, pamphlets, and historical research about New Harmony.
Dates: 1820-1980s

Mary O'Hara papers on Helen Bass Williams

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 311
Overview This collection documents Dr. Mary O'Hara's research into and relationship with Helen Bass Williams and includes research notes, correspondence, oral history recordings, interview transcripts, and published materials.
Dates: 1951 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1985 - 2000

Albert Overhauser papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 485
Scope and Contents The Albert Overhauser papers documents the professional work and achievements of Purdue University professor Albert Overhauser.  The collection contains correspondence, notebooks, dissertations and theses, grant applications, graphs and figures, published articles, teaching materials, and other items related to Overhauser’s studies at the University of California at Berkeley as well as professional career at Cornell University, the Ford Motor Company, and Purdue University. The collection...
Dates: circa 1920s - 2011

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

Andrey A. Potter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 527
Scope and Contents The Andrey A. Potter papers document the career, education, and personal life of nationally renowned engineer and educator Andrey Potter (A.A. Potter). Types of materials in the collection include articles; speeches; surveys; research and lecture notes; certificates, diplomas, and awards; photographs; correspondence; printed material; scrapbooks; medals; ephemera; artifacts; books and manuscripts; obituaries; greeting cards; reports; letterhead; newspaper clippings; and meeting minutes. The...
Dates: 1893 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1930-1970; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1979

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

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