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Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Scope and Contents The Neil A. Armstrong papers document the military, aeronautics, astronautics, teaching and corporate business career of Neil A. Armstrong. The papers also feature items from Armstrong's youth and education. The collection includes but is not limited to documents, coursework, working papers, subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, recordings, photographs and newspaper clippings. The papers are divided into eighteen series, and further information on the scope and content of the...
Dates: 1671 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012

Purdue University Athletics collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 160
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Athletics collection documents Purdue athletics from the earliest years to recent times. The majority of the collection consists of items related to Purdue football; a scrapbook of clippings from the 1800s that contains Purdue football related articles from Lafayette, Indianapolis and Chicago newspapers. The clippings include an article about Purdue’s first football win on November 16, 1889, an article about the game against Wabash, November 23, 1889, that prompted the...
Dates: 1880 - 2016

Charles C. Bock, Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 315
Scope and Contents The Charles C. Bock, Jr. papers document the vast career of a test pilot. Within the collection, there is material about the Bell X-2, the X-15 (Rocket aircraft), the SR-71 Blackbird (Jet reconnaissance plane), the Rockwell B-1 (Bomber), and many other types of experimental aircraft. Included are photographs of fellow Purdue University alumni and "America's No. 1 Spaceman" Iven C. Kincheloe, Jr. In addition to the thirty-one photographs, the collection consists of nine 16mm films, one of which...
Dates: 1956 - 2014

Carlyle Literary Society records

 Collection — Box 1: Series MSP 141, Series 1; Series MSP 141, Series 2; Series MSP 141, Series 3
Identifier: MSP 141
Abstract The collection includes record books documenting the meetings, finances, and constitution of the society, as well as programs from society-sponsored events and surveys for prospective new members.
Dates: 1881 - 1922

William G. Cowdin papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 310
Scope and Contents The William G. Cowdin papers document Cowdin's role as Aerojet program manager for the Dyna-Soar boost rocket engines. This collection includes two 8" x 10" photographs taken during a 1961 Dyna-Soar full scale mockup review, Boeing Co., Seattle, 1961. The photographs include NASA test pilots and Aerojet project team including Neil Armstrong, William Dana, James Woods, Henry Gordon, William Knight, and Aerojet program manager and Purdue graduate William Cowdin. Also included is a biographical...
Dates: 1961 - 2014

Fowler Courts Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 43
Scope and Contents The Fowler Courts Residence Hall records document the history of Fowler Courts Residence Hall and Fowler House. The records include annual reports, orientation guidebooks and handbooks, faculty fellow directories, yearbooks and calendars. Also included are Purdue Residence Hall dress code standards and guest hours polices from the 1960s-1980s. Historical documents consist of background information on the closing of Harrison Street Courts and the transition to South Campus Courts,...
Dates: circa 1920s - 1993; Majority of material found within 1954 - 1993

Purdue Graduate Dames Club records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 146
Overview The records contain membership information as well as a variety of notes and ephemera documenting the activities of the Purdue University Graduate Dames.  Also included are correspondence and programs for the National University Dames society.
Dates: 1931 - 1964; Majority of material found within 1931 - 1955

Irving Literary Society records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 34
Overview The collection includes records ledgers documenting meetings of the society, event programs, handbooks, and other clippings relating to the activities of the Irving Literary Society.
Dates: 1875 - 1925

James R. Maris papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 478
Scope and Contents The James R. Maris papers document aspects of the Department of Aviation Technology's administration and teaching. Papers include a 1973 department administrative procedures manual; Professor Maris' course outlines, lectures and notes for Aviation Technology 358, Aviation History class, including lecture overheads which provide historical aircraft images, publications and handbooks on aviation careers, records of Purdue's Aviation Technology Flying Club, including meeting minutes, reports,...
Dates: 1944 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1992 - 1993

Philalethean Literary Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 101
Overview This collection contains records ledgers, photos, and event programs documenting the activities of the Philalethean Literary Society, as well as their published constitution.
Dates: 1877 - 1924

Samuel N. Postlethwait papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 516
Overview Articles, artifacts, audio cassette, historical documents, instruction system design handbooks, manuals, papers, photographs, publications, teaching aids and devices, and teaching methods handbooks, which document the pioneering audio tutorial system of instruction of Professor Samuel N. Postlethwait during the 1960s and early 1970s.
Dates: 1965 - 1981

Purdue University College of Liberal Arts records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 90
Scope and Contents This collection contains administrative documents from the College of Liberal Arts as well as records from individual departments and programs within the college.
Dates: 1925 - 2016

Purdue University Student Organizations collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 175
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Student Organizations collection documents the financial status of the various Purdue student organizations from 1926-1991. The collection also consists of the student organization handbooks; "Student Organizations and Services," "Purdue And You," "A Guide to Student Services and Organizations at Purdue University," and "Getting Involved at Purdue: student organizations and more" for the years 1971-2010. The handbooks contain an organizational listing, along with...
Dates: 1916 - 2010

Jerry L. Ross papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 283
Scope and Contents The Jerry L. Ross papers document Ross' student life at Purdue, his test flight engineer work, and NASA career as an engineer and astronaut. The collection includes Purdue coursework and memorabilia; papers from Ross' work at Edwards Air Force Base, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, and Test Pilot School; NASA Space Shuttle training, mission documents and mission related scrapbooks, memorabilia, and flight crew films and interviews, along with documents and maps from Ross' work on Space Shuttle...
Dates: 1940 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000

Sven Rundman collection on Cary Hall

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA-347
Content Description The collection contains the following documents - a certificate, a newspaper clipping, a program booklet, 2 menu cards, issues of Cary Club Carion (a student publication), and a student government handbook. It also contains artifacts such as a gavel, and two honorary plaques. These materials document the student life of Sven Rundman and life in Cary Quad more generally. They reflect Rundman's involvement in the student governance of Cary Quad, as well as his achievements at Purdue.
Dates: 1976 - 1982

Emilio Salazar papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 23
Scope and Contents The Emilio Salazar papers document flight instruction at the Purdue Aeronautical Corporation (PAC), and maintenance from the post World War II era to the 1970s. The majority of the papers date from 1950-1970. Aircraft covered by these materials are the DC-3, DC-6B, and DC-9. Many of the instructional materials used by PAC and Purdue Airlines were donated from major airlines such as: Eastern, United, Pan American, and Braniff. Materials from Salazar's later career cover pilot rules and...
Dates: 1928 - 1975; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

David A. Studebaker Computer Science papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 296
Scope and Contents The David A. Studebaker papers document the beginnings of the Computer Science Department at Purdue University.  The collection contains computer program manuals created at Purdue University, computer punch cards with printouts, and a copy of “Elements of Numerical Analysis” by Dr. Sam Conte.
Dates: 1961-1966; Other: Date acquired: 02/05/2015

Doug Sturgeon 1911 Purdue Handbook

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 65, Placement: 16, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 283
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one Purdue University student handbook from 1911. It contains information on university clubs and organization, classes and customs, businesses and churches in the Lafayette area, college songs and yells, and athletics.
Dates: 1911

Thomas Taber papers

 Collection — Box 1 Box
Identifier: MSP 210
Abstract Bibliographies, handbooks, and indexes documenting the historical research of railroads in the United States by Thomas T. Taber III.
Dates: 2001 - 2010; Other: Date acquired: 03/02/2010

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