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Arthur H. Fisher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 29
Abstract Collection of artifacts including certificates, photographs, photo albums, Purdue registration papers, a drafting kit, glasses, a clarinet, and a diploma all belonging to Arthur Harter Fisher.

Arvill W. Bitting Collection on World Expositions and Fairs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 531
Scope and Contents This collection was put together by Dr. Arvill Bitting, who graduated from Purdue University in 1891 (B.S. Agriculture). During his travels and professional career, Dr. Bitting became fascinated by the various World Expositions and Fairs, and he began collecting books and materials documenting various Expositions. The books in this collection include both contemporary accounts and official reports, as well as guides published for the Expositions themselves. The majority of material is on the...

James Blakesley papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 358
Abstract Materials documenting James Blakesley's tenure as VP and president of the University Club.

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Abstract This collection includes documents, photographs, awards and certificates, textbooks, briefs and records, artifacts, audiovisual materials, and scrapbooks that document the life and career of astronaut and retired United States Air Force Major General Roy Bridges Jr. Included are numerous awards, drawings, and personalized photographs and mementos given to Bridges in appreciation of his service and leadership.

Bruce F. Hardy collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 7, Placement: 12
Identifier: MSA 134
Scope and Contents Purdue anniversary testimonials, photographs from dedication of Hardy Lake and highway to the lake, circa 1970. Papers relating to Hardy Lake, circa 1970. Conservationist of the Year Award, no date.

Eugene A. Cernan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288
Scope and Contents The Eugene A. Cernan papers document the military, aeronautics, and astronautics career of Eugene A. Cernan, as well as his subsequent professional and public activities. The papers also feature records pertaining to Cernan's youth, family, and education. The collection includes but is not limited to artifacts, audiovisual recordings, awards, books, certificates, coins, correspondence, documents, mission patches, newspaper clippings, photographs, plaques, publications, scrapbooks, speeches,...

Charles H. Reyer collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 11, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 198
Scope and Contents Photographs taken inside the Mechanical Engineering Building, includes a picture of the "Schenectady" locomotive, circa 1894-1898. Color photographs of the clock parts from the clock that was in the Mechanical Engineering Building tower in 1894 and are now on display in a case in the MSEE building. Also includes correspondence and background information from the donator of the collection, March 30, 2001.Collection also includes the article, "Mascot Is Off Rose Bowl Track: Purdue's...

Chesterfield H. Janes papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 301
Abstract Apollo era printed materials, artifacts, and photographs related to Janes’ professional career at IBM and also printed materials and artifacts from his student life at Purdue University.

Clifford and Jo Swanlund papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 24
Scope and Contents The Clifford and Jo Swanlund papers (1943-2002; 2 cubic feet) 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...

College of Civil Engineering, Joint Transportation Research Program collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 47
Scope and Contents The College of Engineering/Civil/Joint Transportation Research Program collection (1920-2007; 3.55 cubic feet and one oversize photograph) documents the history of the Joint Highway Research Project, which was formed in 1937, and later became known as the Joint Transportation Research Program. The collection also contains items from the Purdue Civil Engineering Department, prior to 1937; numerous photographs, including 301 photographs and notations about the educational background of graduate...

Donald E. Williams papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 12
Abstract Artifacts, memorbilia, and papers of Donald E. Williams (Don Williams), astronaut and Purdue alumnus (BSME 1964).

Earl G. Maxwell collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 169
Scope and Contents Photographs, programs, a certificate and artifacts from Maxwell's years as a Purdue student.

Edward R. Harper collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 135
Scope and Contents The Edward R. Harper collection contains a photograph of Edward R. Harper, a photograph of locomotive, and a set of drawing tools used by Harper while a student.

Ella B. Silance collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 12, Placement: 11
Identifier: MSA 215
Scope and Contents One photograph, with Ella B. Silance's named marked on the back, but a group of unidentified people in the photograph.

Fowler Courts Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 43
Abstract Annual reports, orientation guidebooks and handbooks, faculty fellow directories, yearbooks, calendars, photographs, historical information, including Purdue residence hall dress code standards and guest hours policies (1960s-1980s), and various memorabilia documenting the history of Fowler Courts and Fowler House.

Fred F. and Charles W. Shafer collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 12, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 211
Scope and Contents Family photograph, 1896, which includes Fred and Charles Shafer, information from 1907 Debris and Purdue Students' Directory, 1907-1908, along with a manuscript (interview) with Fred Fletcher Shafer, 1957

George F. Hamilton Collection on the Class of 1897

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 7, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSA 132
Scope and Contents Papers and photographs relating to the Purdue Class of 1897.

Granville C. Thompson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 252
Scope and Contents Granville Thompson's photographs document Indiana highway bridge construction projects dating from 1921-1943. Approximately 41 bridge construction projects are covered, at around 33 location sites in Indiana. The collection includes approximately 398 photographic prints and 219 negatives. Many of the original structures in the photographs no longer exist. The photographs were primarily taken by Thompson using a Kodak IA folding camera, on 116 film. (The camera was later donated to the Kodak...

Guy D. Brewer Collection on the Class of 1911

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 4, Placement: 04
Identifier: MSA 61
Scope and Contents Various memorabilia from the Class of 1911.

Robert Hain photographs

 Collection — Box: Communal Digital Media 1, Placement: 15, Item: 1
Identifier: MSA 359
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one DVD with photos taken by Robert Hain in 1957 while attending Purdue for his Master's degree.

Horace W. Payne collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 10, Placement: 16
Identifier: MSA 186
Scope and Contents Photograph, Delta Upsilon Fraternity receipt, Delta Upsilon Fraternity paddle, freshman belt buckle, and items from memorial service, belonging to Horace W. Payne.

Purdue Memorabilia and Photographs of the Hospitality and Tourism Department

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 82
Abstract Photographs and artifacts documenting Purdue history and Hospitality and Tourism Department events.

Iden F. Richardson collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 11, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSA 200
Scope and Contents Photograph of Purdue University Mechanical Engineering Class of 1905, Gala Week Program, May 3-5, 1940, and certificate, Purdue University 1905-1940, the seventh quinquennial of the Class of 1905.

J. E. Raffensperger collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 11, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSA 196
Scope and Contents Programs, clippings, photographs and Purdue Semi-Centennial ephemera from J. E. Raffensperger's time as a Purdue student.

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.

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