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Agricultural Administration Building records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 60, Placement: 17
Identifier: UA 129
Scope and Contents The Agricultural Administration Building records contain three copies of the program for the building's dedication on January 14, 1909.
Dates: January 14, 1909

Anna Akeley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 496
Abstract The collection contains photographs, awards, and a bound copy of Akeley’s memoirs. The materials document her life and career as a physics instructor at Purdue University
Dates: circa 1890-2003; Other: Date acquired: 03/10/2005

Altrusa International of Lafayette, Indiana records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 127
Scope and Contents The Altrusa International of Lafayette, Indiana records (1922-2014; 3.2 cubic feet) document the members and activities of the organization from its inception.  Also documented are some of the milestones of individual members and the local chapter’s involvement with the regional district chapter and Altrusa International.  Due to the fact that the organization restricted membership to prominent women within the community, the collection could be useful for researchers interested in determining...
Dates: 1922-2014; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2016

Katherine E. Golden Bitting papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 16, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSF 39
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of articles written by Katherine Golden Bitting from the 1890s to the 1900s. Also included are articles and correspondence about Katherine Bitting which appeared in the Phoenix Flame, as well as material compiled by Librarian Emeritus William Hepburn on Katherine Bitting, including a bibliography of Katherine’s publications, bibliographic notecards, and a summary of Katherine’s career.
Dates: 1890 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1890 - 1909

Purdue University Black Cultural Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 176
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection document the programs, activities, and community created by and surrounding the Purdue University Black Cultural Center (BCC) from its inception in 1969 up until the present day. It includes publications about the African American community; newspaper clippings and marketing material created by or with the subject of the BCC; photographs of the BCC, its events, students, and staff; speeches delivered by or about the BCC; correspondence between members of the BCC...
Dates: 1969 - 2023; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000

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

College of Education Records on Home Economics Education

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 31
Scope and Contents The College of Education records on Home Economics Education (1931-1981; 2 cubic feet) document the development of a pedagogy of home economics education. The collection reflects the specific means by which prospective educators in home economics were evaluated and how the evaluation rubrics were developed. The records are complementary to other home economics records that focus more specifically on the topical areas of home economics (i.e. foods, home management, sewing, etc). The bulk of the...
Dates: 1931-1981; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1979; Other: Date acquired: 08/07/2016

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

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

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

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

William P. Duncan papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 500
Scope and Contents The William P. Duncan papers document Duncan'a undergraduate education at the University of Illinois Institute of Aviation and his graduate school work at Purdue University in the School of Education. Also included are papers from his early years as a Purdue University instructor in the Aviation Technician Program, Technical Institutes, Division of Technical Extension, along with the Purdue Aeronautics Corporation maintenance manual and the revisions it went through from 1956-1958....
Dates: 1951 - 1994; Other: Majority of material found within 1951 - 1959

College of Education records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 16
Scope and Contents The College of Education records document the first sixty years of Teacher Education at Purdue University (1908-1968). The majority of magazines, newsletters, pamphlets and catalogs are from the 1990s and 2000s.  Also included are the opinion survey for the various Indiana higher education planning regions for 1974, along with the Purdue University accreditation report for the National Council for The Accreditation of Teacher Education for the years 1972-1974; a detailed listing, along with...
Dates: 1908 - 2010; Other: Majority of material found within 1990 - 2010

Barbara (Babs) Elsbury papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 501
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous materials related to Barbara Elsbury's time at Purdue as both a student and Assistant Dean including scrapbooks, medals, and documentation of her memorial service.
Dates: 1954-2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1954-1970; Other: Date acquired: 02/12/2016

Eurodelphian Literary Society records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 124
Abstract Collection includes record books documenting the activities, meetings, and members of the Eurodelphian Literary Society, as well as documents relating to their rituals and the national chapter.
Dates: 1920 - 1932

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

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

Cleo Fitzsimmons papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 73
Overview The Cleo Fitzsimmons papers documents Fitzsimmons' career as a professor and department head in Home Management at Purdue University. Materials include correspondence, photographs, awards, publications, and faculty hood belonging to Fitzsimmons.
Dates: 1928 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Nancy Friedersdorf papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 484
Scope and Contents The Nancy Friedersdorf papers (1965 – 2016; 1.2 cubic foot) documents the student services career of Nancy Friedersdorf at Purdue University. A large majority of the collection is composed of speech manuscripts and speech notes from Friedersdorf’s many speaking and workshop engagements throughout her career. The rest of the collection consists of biographical documentation about her professional career. Very little information about Dr. Friedersdorf’s life outside of her Purdue career is...
Dates: 1965 - 2016; Other: Date acquired: 11/09/2013

Lella R. Gaddis papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 22, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 138
Scope and Contents This collection includes an article written by Lella Gaddis in 1917 as well as clippings and photographs pertaining to her life, activities, and work.
Dates: 1917 - 2009

Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Library of Management Research and Professional papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 8
Scope and Contents The Gilbreth Library of Management documents the pioneering research of Frank Gilbreth and Lillian Gilbreth in the fields of time and motion study. Commonly referred to as the N-file, the collection covers the Gilbreths quest to find The One Best Way in job performance, worker satisfaction, efficient office management, and home economics.Types of material in the N-file include photographs, manuscripts, correspondence, notes, blueprints, newspaper clippings, reports, and research...
Dates: 1845 - 1959; Majority of material found within 1906 - 1924; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1938

Allan Goecker collection of Purdue University College of Agriculture Academic Programs History

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 557
Content Description Documents the students, degree requirements, degree recipients, faculty, academic courses, Winter courses, and general history of the Purdue University College of Agriculture form its formation at the creation of the university through its first 150 years. Also includes research photographs taken by Allan Goecker.
Dates: 2017 - 2020

Purdue Graduate Dames Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 146
Scope and Contents The Purdue Graduate Dames Club records documents the membership and activities of the Dames, as well as the activities of the National Association of University Dames.  The collection primarily reflects the general activities of the club and its board, with less information on the individual special interest groups.  It also documents changes in the club’s relationship with the university and in the club’s scope.  Unfortunately, there is no information from 1955-1960, and some years are more...
Dates: 1931 - 1964; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1955

Indiana Extension Homemakers Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 196
Abstract The collection includes papers, publications, artifacts, and a scrapbook, which document the history and activities of the Indiana Extension Homemakers Association, an educational and social group for homemakers in Indiana.
Dates: 1953-2015; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2014

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Cook, Barbara I. (Barbara Ivy), 1929-2013 4
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Stratton, Dorothy C. (Dorothy Constance), 1899-2006 3
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Zissis, Cecilia, 1919-2000 3
Elsbury, Barbara, 1936-2000 2
Fyfe, Mary Endres, 1914-2005 2
Head Start Program (U.S.) 2
Helen B. Schleman Hall of Student Services (West Lafayette, Ind.) 2
Highlander Research and Education Center (Knoxville, Tenn.) 2
McEwen, Marylu K. 2
Mississippi Action for Progress 2
National Association of Women Deans, Administrators & Counselors 2
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Potter, A. A. (Andrey Abraham), 1882-1979 2
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Watlington, Sally, 1938- 2
Williams, Helen Bass, 1916-1991 2
A. A. Potter Engineering Center (West Lafayette, Ind.) 1
Agricultural Administration Building (West Lafayette, Ind.) 1
Akeley, Anna, 1904-2004 1
Alexander, Lloyd, 1924-2007 1
Altrusa International 1
Altrusa International of Lafayette, Indiana (1922-) 1
American Society of Mechanical Engineers 1
Bender, Ruth Bryant 1
Bitting, K. G. (Katherine Golden), 1869-1937 1
Black Cultural Center (West Lafayette, Ind. : 1970-1998) 1
Black Cultural Center (West Lafayette, Ind. : 1999-) 1
Brown, Willis C. 1
Chandler, Kassandra Agee, 1959- 1
Children's Literature Association (U.S.) 1
College of Education. Department of Curriculum and Instruction 1
Córdova, France A. 1
Duncan, W. P. (William P.) 1
Elliott, Edward C. (Edward Charles), 1874-1960 1
Eurodelphian Literary Society. Beta Chapter (Purdue University) 1
Ewing, Linda Hurd 1
Farris, Phoebe, 1952- 1
Faulkner, Christina 1
Fitzsimmons, Cleo, 1900-1998 1
Freeland, Monica 1
Friedersdorf, Nancy W. 1
Gaddis, Lella 1
Gilbreth Contractors 1
Gilbreth and Company 1
Gilbreth, Frank B. (Frank Bunker), 1868-1924 1
Gilbreth, Inc. 1
Gilbreth, Lillian Moller, 1878-1972 1
Goecker, Allan Dean, 1942- 1
Golden, Michael Joseph, 1862-1918 1
Graduate Dames Club. Purdue University 1
Grof, Stanislav, 1931- 1
Haas, Violet B., 1921- 1
Harambee (1974-1976) 1
Houston, Carol R. 1
Hyman, Trina Schart, 1939-2004 1
Indiana Extension Homemakers Association 1
Indiana. General Assembly 1
Interfraternity and Panhellenic Councils (Purdue University) 1
Jarrell, O. Jane 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
King, Ed, Rev., 1936- 1
Kirksey, A. (Avanelle) 1
Kirksey, Myron 1
Latino Cultural Center 1
Latino Cultural Center (West Lafayette, Ind. : 2006-2017) 1
Latino Cultural Center (West Lafayette, Ind. : 2017-) 1
Lauer, Janice M. 1
Marshall, Joan L. 1
Mason, Myra 1
May, Jill P., 1943- 1
McRae, Emma Montgomery 1
Melody Makers of Indiana 1
Michael Golden Engineering Laboratories and Shops (West Lafayette, Ind.) 1
Modern Language Association of America 1
Monroe, Sandra K., 1953- 1
Morrill, Justin S. (Justin Smith), 1810-1898 1
Mullins, James L., 1949- 1
National Association of University Dames 1
National Council of Teachers of English 1
Nutrition Collaborative Research Support Program 1
Office of the Treasurer 1
Panhellenic Association (Purdue University) 1
Papenguth, Goldeen (Reese) 1
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