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Steven and Clara Summers papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 94
Scope and Contents The Steven and Clara Summers papers (1941-1945) documents the lives of Steven and Clara Summers and other family and friends during Steven’s service in the U.S. Army during World War II.  Types of materials include: correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, greeting cards, official military documents, portraits, and military artifacts.  The Papers are organized into six series.
Dates: 1941 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 08/02/2010

Clifford and Jo Swanlund papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 24
Scope and Contents The Clifford and Jo Swanlund papers document the lives and careers of Cliff Swanlund and Jo Carty Swanlund. The collection contains an extensive number of letters written by Cliff and Jo from the beginning of their relationship through the early years of their marriage. It also contains many letters written by Cliff's parents to him, while he was a student at Purdue University. The correspondence gives one a unique perspective not only on the family itself, but on outside events which occurred...
Dates: 1943 - 2002; Other: Majority of material found within 1949 - 1953

The Purdue University Centennial collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 121
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Centennial collection (1968-1969; 0.95 cubic feet) chronicles the year-long commemoration of Purdue’s centennial.  Items of interest include congratulatory letters and certificates from state and federal dignitaries and various colleges and universities, proclamations and resolutions passed by state and university officials and representative bodies, booklets commemorating Purdue’s centennial, and the single issue newspaper magazine Hail Purdue...
Dates: 1968 - 1969

The Purdue University Semi-Centennial collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 120
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Semi-Centennial collection (1922-1925; 2.05 cubic feet) predominantly consists of correspondence (mostly correspondence to and from President Elliott), programs and program drafts, and newspapers and newspaper articles, in addition to a modest assortment of meeting minutes, posters, announcements, invitations, financial records, photographs.  These materials offer the researcher a comprehensive glimpse into the planning of the 1924 semi-centennial and the commemoration of...
Dates: 1922 - 1925

John "Jack" Tipton collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 13, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 229
Scope and Contents Photograph of John "Jack" Tipton, with notations on the back. Letter from the donor which states, "The young man pictured is John Jack Tipton who faithfully corresponded all through the war (WWI) with my mother, and they shared a great love of learning and respect for an education as means of bettering themselves through life."
Dates: circa 1921

Toni Mayo papers and research files for "Defining Flight"

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 181
Abstract Documentation and research notes from twenty personal narratives of Huntington County, Indiana pilots and aviatrixes who flew during the early to mid-twentieth century. The research notes from oral histories were used by Toni Mayo in the compilation of her master’s thesis and book, Defining Flight.
Dates: 1911-2003; Other: Majority of material found in 1998-2001; Other: Date acquired: 05/11/2013

John Y. D. Tse papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 33, Placement: 14
Identifier: MSF 300
Scope and Contents The John Y. D. Tse papers include, On the Theory of Profit to My Country, 1987-1989, a compilation of ten poems and memoirs written by Tse as reflections upon forty years as a management professor, a founder of the Krannert Graduate School of Business, an entrepreneur and a benefactor to Purdue University. Within the volume there are also photographs, reprints of letters written to Dr. Tse by colleagues, an address written by Tse for the 25th anniversary of the Krannert School of Management,...
Dates: 1987 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1987 - 1989

College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy Extension, Turfgrass Program and Midwest Regional Turf Foundation records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 67
Scope and Contents Purdue University, College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy Extension, Turfgrass Program and Midwest Regional Turf Foundation records (1931-2000; 6 cubic feet) document the work of Purdue agronomist Dr. William H. Daniel. The records include financial records, newsletters and research summaries, membership information, and meeting minutes and miscellaneous papers of the Midwest Regional Turf Foundation, Incorporated. It also includes Turf Conference Proceedings, numerous photographs and...
Dates: 1931 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1995; Other: Date acquired: 01/06/2010

Basil S. Turner papers

 Collection — Box: 1 box
Identifier: MSA 290
Scope and Contents The Basil S. Turner papers (1976-1993; 0.4 cubic feet) documents the contributions of Turner to education in Indiana, specifically to the management and engineering programs at Purdue University.  In addition, the collection documents Turner’s contributions to CTS Corporation during his tenure with the company.  Books and pamphlets provide an overview of Turner’s biography and specific achievements, as well as a history of CTS.  Two folders of correspondence, memos, and proposals demonstrate...
Dates: 1976 - 1993; Other: Date acquired: 01/12/1993

Sanford Unger papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 69
Scope and Contents The Sanford Unger papers (1961-1974; 0.2 cubic feet) contains writings exploring the therapeutic potential of psychedelic substances. The collection also contains the correspondence between Aldous and Laura Huxley and Sanford Unger, and an excerpt from the 1966 CBS Reports feature, “LSD The Spring Grove Experiment.”
Dates: 1961 - 1974

Albert Viton papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 44
Scope and Contents The papers document the career of Albert Viton, first as a member of the World War II Combined Food Board and then as an observer to both the International Sugar Council and United Nations Sugar Council debates concerning the ratification of an International Sugar Agreement. He also was a participant at other commodity meetings of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (namely cocoa, citrus fruit, tea, and bananas) in his role as the Chief of Sugar, Beverages, and Horticulture...
Dates: 1940 - 1995; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2004

Richard J. Voorhees papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 401
Scope and Contents The collection covers the writing career of Purdue University English professor Richard Voorhees. Materials include manuscripts, articles, book reviews, reprints, author proofs, and correspondence. Voorhees book, The Paradox of George Orwell, was the first publication by Purdue University Studies later known as Purdue University Press. An article regarding this publication can be found in Purdue Campus Copy March 1961.
Dates: 1949 - 1988

Cecil F. Warner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 498
Scope and Contents The Cecil F. Warner papers document his teaching and research career dedicated to the areas of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, gas turbines, rocket propulsion and air pollution. The papers also reflect Warner's involvement within the community and countless volunteer hours committed to Boy Scouts, Habitat for Humanity, Kiwanis, First United Methodist Church and Home Hospital.Types of materials include: artifacts, audiovisual materials, booklets, books, CD-ROMs,...
Dates: 1921 - 2007; Other: Majority of material found within 1940 - 2010

William Whalen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 100
Scope and Contents The William Whalen papers includes personal correspondence and materials created during Whalen’s service during and after World War II, as well as a small number of assorted documents related to his time as director of the Purdue University Press.
Dates: 1943 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1947

Collection on James Whitcomb Riley

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 52
Scope and Contents The Collection on James Whitcomb Riley consists of a group of four letters written by James Whitcomb Riley: one autographed, signed letter to fellow poet Henry Abbey; and a group of three autographed, signed letters, all to Mrs. Anna Smith Brown of Indianapolis, all in regards to "an old lisping jingle." There are six letters written by Marguerite Young to Miss Lesley Payne (Riley's niece) in Indianapolis. These long letters are about her writings, a novel, and a biography of James Whitcomb...
Dates: 1891 - 1951

Travis S. Whitsel papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 373
Scope and Contents The Travis S. Whitsel papers include the correspondence of classmates from the Purdue Class of 1911 and other Purdue alumni and staff, documents created during Whitsel's time working for the Purdue Alumni Scholarship Foundation, and six photos of the class of 1911’s 60th reunion. Personal correspondence include letters from Guy Mackey.
Dates: 1938 - 1978

Harvey W. Wiley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 416
Scope and Contents This collection covers the career of the 'Father of the FDA,' Dr. Harvey W. Wiley, including articles, publications, and correspondence by our about Wiley.
Dates: 1878 - 2003

Helen Bass Williams papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 310
Overview This collection includes documents, correspondence, published materials, photographs, and audio recordings collected and created by Helen Bass Williams that document her personal life, education, and her work as a civil rights activist in the South, educator, and counselor and professor at Purdue University.
Dates: 1915 - 2004; Majority of material found within circa 1960s and 1970s

Karl D. Wood papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 464
Scope and Contents The Karl D. Wood papers document the teaching and aeronautical engineering career of Karl D. Wood. Types of materials include: correspondence, calendar notations, miscellaneous papers and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1935 - 1967; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1946

Woodrow Wilson letters

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 73, Placement: 3
Identifier: UA 49.1
Scope and Contents Two letters from U.S. President Woodrow Wilson to Purdue President Winthrop Stone, 1899-1900.
Dates: 1899-1900

Leo Zeff papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 74
Scope and Contents The Leo Zeff papers (1985-1988; 0.2 cubic feet) contain photographs, reports, and correspondence focusing primarily on ibogaine, as well as a manuscript of reflections shared with Alcoholics Anonymous members in 1977.
Dates: 1985 - 1988

Maurice J. Zucrow papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 428
Scope and Contents The Maurice J. Zucrow papers document aspects of Zucrow's career in the areas of gas turbines and rocket propulsion. Included among the papers are his authored or co-authored reports, papers, books, and Purdue University Engineering Experiment Station bulletins. Many of the books include his annotations or copies Zucrow designated as "master copy," with extensive marginalia. Also included are some of the textbooks Zucrow used as a student, and other reference books he used in his career. There...
Dates: 1925 - 1965; Other: Majority of material found within circa 1940s - 1969

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