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Purdue University Black Cultural Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 176
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Black Cultural Center, founded in 1969, serves to provide support and a home-away-from-home for Black students, as well as education for the general campus community. The materials in this collection document the programs, activities, and community created by and surrounding the Black Cultural Center.
Dates: 1969 - 2018

Carlyle Literary Society records

 Collection — Box: 1
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

Class of 1915 photo album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 260
Scope and Contents The Class of 1915 photo album (1912-1915; 0.10 cubic feet) documents class activities and Greek events of the Class of 1915, including the Tank Scrap and Greek house parties. Photographs of campus scenery and buildings are included (Fowler Hall, Physics Building). Of particular interest may be the documentation of the 1913 flood in the Lafayette area. Some of the photographs identify class members through hand-written notes on photographs and captions. The album is believed to have been...
Dates: 1912 - 1939; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1915

Purdue University Customs and Traditions collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 151
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Customs and Traditions collection features, among other memorabilia, a tank scrap chain and padlock from 1913, a label from the first bottle of beer served to a Purdue student after the repeal of prohibition, numerous buttons and pins, including a hatpin with the Purdue seal from 1895 on it (third design), a Reamer's Club "R" from the early 1990s, a Purdue Murad cigarette silk, a 1902-1903 matriculation ticket signed by Purdue President Winthrop E. Stone, along with Junior...
Dates: 1877 - 2014; Other: Majority of material found within 1880 - 1940

Dean of Students records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 29
Abstract Annual Reports, Date File Correspondence, and other documents created by the Office of the Dean of Students.
Dates: 1974 - 2000

Barbara (Babs) Elsbury papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSF 501
Abstract Scrapbooks and papers documenting the academic and professional life of Barbara Elsbury, as well as the academic and social activities of Purdue University.
Dates: 1954-2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1954-1970; Other: Date acquired: 02/12/2016

Emersonian Literary Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 142
Overview The collection includes records books documenting the activities of the society, membership, and finances, as well as event programs and tickets, correspondence, and a society diploma.
Dates: 1887 - 1924

Eta Kappu Nu Beta Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 152
Abstract Reports, minutes, photographs, composites, correspondence, certificates, slides, digital media documenting activities, student life, and faculty in the honor society of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University
Dates: 1894 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1999; Other: Records transferred: 3/29/2016

Clint Fink papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 300
Overview The Clint Fink papers document Fink's life and career as a peace activist and educator. The collection includes articles and notes, correspondence, personal artifacts, photographs, and publications.
Dates: 1864 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1995

Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 26
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Fraternities and Sororities Album contains the original petition letters for terms of recognition submitted by Purdue University fraternities, sororities and other student organizations. The album is believed to have been assembled by President James Smart during his tenure as President of Purdue University. The first recognition documents are from Sigma Chi, the first Purdue University fraternity. It is followed by the petition letter for Sigma Nu. The following documents...
Dates: 1886 - 1921

Helen Gould collection of Purdue dance cards and theater programs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 294
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 41 dance cards, four theater programs and seven Purdue related ephemera and miscellaneous memorabilia from Helen Gould's tenure are a Purdue student, 1922-1926.
Dates: 1922 - 1926; Other: Majority of material found within 1923 - 1924

Purdue University Harlequin Club collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 173
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Harlequin Club collection contains programs and sheet music from the productions held by the club. Several of the productions are based on books and lyrics written by Purdue alummus and playwright, George Ade. The programs also feature some of the businesses in the area during the early 1900s. There is one button, "Wintergreen for President," from the Harlequin Show, "Of Thee I Sing," undated.
Dates: 1904 - 1951

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

Lloyd E. Keck scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 303
Scope and Contents The Lloyd E. Keck scrapbook documents the academic, military, personal and social activities of an Engineering student while on Purdue University's campus from 1936-1939, as well as various aspects of his life prior to college from 1917-1936. Keck titled the scrapbook, "Scraps and Snaps, May 27, 1917 - August 1, 1939," but most of the content is from his time at Purdue, 1936-1939.The scrapbook contains many unique photographs of campus and events from the 1930s. Some of the events...
Dates: 1917 - 1939; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1939

Latino Cultural Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 185
Scope and Contents The materials in this collection document the programs, activities, and community created by and surrounding the Latino Cultural Center. This includes records, publications, correspondence, and media related to the Latino Cultural Center and its goals and activities, both within Purdue University and the Greater Lafayette area and surrounding communities. This collection may be helpful to researchers interested in minority communities, student life, immigration studies, and minority women...
Dates: 1986 - 2019; Majority of material found within 2003 - 2016

Meredith Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 80
Scope and Contents The Meredith Hall Records contain four series regarding various information about the residence hall; History of the hall, Administrative documents, Events held at the hall, and information about Students that resided at the hall. The collection contains information about the building such as schematics and maps of the X shaped dormitory. A postcard that was sent to space on the space shuttle Discovery can be found in the collection. Information regarding the Winter Whisper, an elegant social...
Dates: 1937-2008

Glennard Miller photo album

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 08
Identifier: MSA 348
Scope and Contents The Glennard Miller scrapbook contains 24 pages of photographs affixed to black paper documenting student life at Purdue in the late 1910s and early 1920s. Images include campus scenes, student activities, sporting events, military band, and steam engine lab, as well as photographs documenting the incident of Harry Weinshank being run off campus by his classmates for repeatedly impersonating a military officer.
Dates: 1914 - 1921

1964 Mock Political Debate program

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 66, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSP 288
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one color photocopy of the program from Purdue's 1964 mock political debate.
Dates: 1964

1968 Mock Political Debate scrapbook

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 49, Placement: 15
Identifier: MSP 273
Abstract Scrapbook detailing the 1968 Mock Political Debate undertaken by Purdue students.
Dates: 1967- 1968

Robert A. Moller scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 329
Scope and Contents The Robert A. Moller scrapbook documents the student and military life of Purdue Chemical Engineering student Robert Moller. Most content is related to Moller’s personal acquaintances, though the scrapbook includes several photographs of Purdue campus and scenes around the Greater Lafayette area. Because Moller withdrew from Purdue during his second year (February 1920), materials cover mostly first-year student experiences. The scrapbook includes clippings (information artifacts),...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1919 - 1920

Purdue University News Service photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 19

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

Purdue Memorial Union records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 111
Scope and Contents The Purdue Memorial Union records contain information regarding the construction of the building, its uses, and promotional materials throughout its existence, including the student petition to raise funds and encourage the Board of Trustees to finish the building when construction was delayed due to World War I. Several pamphlets contain floor plans of the Union and show how the building has changed over the years with new additions.
Dates: 1920 - 1999

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

Purdue University Scabbard and Blade collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 163
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Scabbard and Blade collection documents activities of Company E (Purdue University), along with the National Society of Scabbard and Blade. Some of the unique items include constitutions from 1926, 1966, 1968 and 1970, an IBM printout of names, addresses and information for members of the National Society of Scabbard and Blade initiated in the 1960-1970 and 1970-1971 school years, and a 1973 issue of The Scabbard and Blade Journal that features a cover story of Purdue...
Dates: 1924 - 1973; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1973

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