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Laura A. Fry collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 22, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSF 136
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a press release from the Greater Lafayette Museum of Art announcing Laura A. Fry's exhibition of decorative arts; Rookwood art pottery and contemporary art glass.

There are also two pages of references to Laura Fry from the Special Collections card catalog index to Purdue publications (Debris, 1899-1914).
Dates: 1982

Leslie and LaNelle Geddes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 486
Scope and Contents The Leslie and LaNelle Geddes paper document the personal and professional lives of Dr. Leslie Geddes and Dr. LaNelle Geddes. Dr. Leslie Geddes’ project files, lecture notes, and awards are particularly well-represented in this collection, as is Dr. LaNelle Geddes’ speeches, teaching awards, and correspondence.
Dates: 1921 - 2015

George Palmer Putnam papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 20
Scope and Contents The George Palmer Putnam papers are comprised of material from the original files provided by Sally Putnam Chapman, Putnam's granddaughter. Much of the material is correspondence, news clippings, and articles related to the life of Putnam, and various publishing projects. Also included are his will and various obituaries.Some of the unique items feature, "Reminiscences of GPP," by Robert Edwin Lee, playwright, close friend and one time business partner of Putnam; a first draft copy...
Dates: 1937 - 1999; Other: Majority of material found within 1937 - 1950

Zelda Gould collection of Amy Otis Earhart correspondence and photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 79
Scope and Contents The Zelda Gould collection of Amy Otis Earhart correspondence and photographs documents the thoughts and feelings Amelia Earhart's mother, Amy Otis Earhart, was experiencing after the disappearance of her daughter, and then coming to terms with her fate. Topics also include World War II and the events following the war, politics and elections, current events of the era, hobbies, personal concerns, thank-you notes, among other topics. There are some newspaper clippings about Amelia...
Dates: 1930 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1949

Warren G. Hansen collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 23, Placement: 13
Identifier: MSF 159
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Warren Hansen, including correspondence regarding Professor Hansen's request for leave from Purdue to pursue further studies in theology and related subjects.
Dates: 1970 - 1971

Thomas Hendrix letters to Margaret Kennedy

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 287
Abstract Letters from Thomas Hendrix to Margaret Kennedy while he was a student and member of the Navy V-12 program at Purdue University
Dates: 1945 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1946; Other: Date acquired: 01/02/2009

J. Holmes Martin Battery B papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSA 269
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles/clippings, and other materials belonging to J. Holmes Martin and relating to the history and service of Battery B, Indiana National Guard, and its 50th Year Reunion in May 1967.
Dates: circa 1910s - 1980s; Majority of material found in 1916 - 1916; Majority of material found within 1966 - 1967; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2013

Charles Edward Jack collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 8, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSA 40
Scope and Contents The Charles Edward Jack collection consists of two Purdue University identification cards and a letter from the Purdue University Office of the Director of Admissions.
Dates: 1942 - 1943

James H. Smart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 48
Scope and Contents The James H. Smart papers (1874-1977; 3.4 cubic feet) primarily document James H. Smart’s term as president of Purdue University (1883-1900). The majority of the papers are in the form of letter books (1881-1899). The letter book from 1881-1885 begins with President Emerson E. White; the greater part is by James. H. Smart. The letters are primarily written by Smart, although some are written by his secretary L.D. Swan as well as vice-president Winthrop E. Stone in his absence. The...
Dates: 1874-1977; Other: Majority of material found in 1883-1900

John T. McCutcheon papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 278
Abstract Box 11: McCutcheon's handwritten account of the origins of Injun Summer and The Hunter's Moon (original pencil notes in JTM's hand); McCutcheon's handwritten account of the origins of Bird Center cartoons (original pencil notes in JTM's hand); Prints (reproductions) and newspaper clippings of some of McCutcheon's popular cartoons, circa 1930s; Sketches, original pen and ink drawings for Ade's Pink Marsh, Artie, and Stories publications; Color sketches for the newspaper (several originals in...
Dates: 1897-1979

Avanelle "Nell" Kirksey papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 502
Overview The collection documents the life and career of Dr. Avanelle Kirksey, a prominent researcher and educator in the area of maternal and infant nutrition. Materials include papers, publications, correspondence, clippings, photographs, artifacts, etc.
Dates: 1943 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1995

Andrew K. Kolar papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 157
Scope and Contents Andrew K. Kolar papers include a Purdue paperweight, gear set, and ashtray.
Dates: circa 1991

Henry R. Kraybill papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 27, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSF 214
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder, which contains articles by Henry Kraybill and correspondence (letters) from him.
Dates: 1927 - 1933

John Low letters and papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 30
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of photocopied letters sent to friends over a fifty-five year time span. There are quips about Purdue in the correspondence.
Dates: 1930 - 1985

Robert Liddell Lowe papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 28, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSF 231
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one folder containing poems and letters by Robert Lowe.
Dates: 1955 - 1981

Jack A. Marchand papers on the Voyager Project

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 37, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSF 353
Scope and Contents The Jack A. Marchand papers on the Voyager Project are papers, newsletters, and correspondence Marchand collected as part of the volunteer team for the Voyager Project. Many of Marchand's students at Purdue University wrote reports on the Voyager Project.
Dates: 1986 - 1990

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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