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Purdue University African American Students, Alumni and Faculty collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 154
Scope and Contents The Purdue University African American Students, Alumni and Faculty collection donated by Alexandria Cornelius, was likely gathered during her research on African American students, alumni and faculty at Purdue University. Historical information was gathered from numerous newspapers, Debris yearbooks, directories, statistics, and questionnaires sent to black alumni. Also included are Black Cultural Center newsletters, along with programs and flyers from the Black Cultural Center and The African...
Dates: 1961 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1993 - 1994

Purdue University African American Studies records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 156
Scope and Contents The Purdue University African American Studies records contain information and publications related to the African American Studies program at Purdue University, including newsletters, publications, planning and development records, and information about sponsored events dating from the early days of the program in the 1960s through the mid-1980s. Most of the materials in this collection were published under one of the program's previous names, as Africana Studies or Afro-American Studies.
Dates: July 9, 1963 - November 6, 2019

Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 164
Scope and Contents The Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center records (1995-2018) document the history and activities of the center since its foundation in 2015. The collection also contains materials about events hosted by Asian and Asian American focused student organization. Of particular interest might be the Event Recap forms, as they provide an insight into various campus events (co-)hosted by AAARCC in various semesters. Another highlight of the collection is the material from the 2013 Art...
Dates: 1995 - 2018; Majority of material found within 2013 - 2017

Cornell A. Bell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 18
Scope and Contents The Cornell A. Bell papers document the personal and professional life of Dr. Cornell Bell from his childhood through his retirement from Purdue and eventual passing in 2009. Materials include: Cornell’s personal papers, such as records from his elementary, high school, and college days, funeral programs for friends and colleagues, and contact information; material owned by members of Cornell’s family, including his wife Dr. Mildred Bell’s doctoral dissertation, his uncle Henry Sanders’s copy...
Dates: circa 1800s-2010; Majority of material found within 1970s-2000s

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

Carlyle Literary Society records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 141
Scope and Contents The Carlyle Literary Society records (1881-1922; 1 cubic foot) documents the meetings and activities of the Carlyle Literary Society, active at Purdue from 1881-1923.  The collection includes records books that document the meetings of the society, its finances, and its constitution, as well as programs documenting society-sponsored events, and surveys administered to prospective new members.  At this time, there are no records documenting the change by the Carlyle Literary Society to Kappa Phi...
Dates: 1881 - 1922

Carrier Family photo album

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 365
Scope and Contents This album contains photographs of the Carrier family, Smith family, Galeener family, and the Everhart family. These are possibly extended family of the Carriers or married names. Pictures depict individuals as well as houses and landscape in Urbana, Illinois, and Pasadena, California. There are several photos of the 1913 Lafayette flood and one of the Purdue tank painted after a scrap.
Dates: circa 1913 - 1924

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

Purdue University Chinese Students collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 155
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Chinese Students collection documents the Chinese Students' Alliance Conference, Mid-West Section, hosted by Purdue University in 1921 and 1925.  The collection consists of various brochures and programs from the conferences. Other material included is a "Chinese Students at Purdue" brochure; a 1927 Purdue University Chinese Students' yearbook; a booklet, in Chinese, used to recruit potential Chinese students in 1930 and correspondence between the Purdue Club of China...
Dates: 1920 - 1961

Collection of 1967 Rose Bowl Materials

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSP 189
Abstract Miscellaneous publications and publicity materials relating to the Purdue football team’s participation in the 1967 Rose Bowl.
Dates: 1966 - 1967

Collection of literary society constitutions

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 143
Scope and Contents The Collection of Literary Society constitutions documents the constitutions and amendments of three literary societies at Purdue University, as well as the Purdue Pharmaceutical Society.  The literary societies included are: Irving, Carlyle, and Philalethean.  This collection might be useful for researchers interested in information on any of these societies or literary societies in general, extracurricular activities of students, and Purdue history.  The collection is comprised of a ledger...
Dates: 1882

Collection of Sigma Chi Fraternity Court Case materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 37
Scope and Contents The Collection of Sigma Chi Fraternity Court Case Materials documents the court battle from the inception of President White's matriculation pledge, to the Supreme Court decision and beyond. This collection documents the legal dispute and is sometimes referred to as the Purdue case or Sigma Chi case.Types of materials include: newspaper clippings, magazine articles, reports, documented opinions of Circuit Court Judge P. Vinton and others, and other extraneous materials related to...
Dates: 1879 - 2000

David C. Pfendler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 430
Scope and Contents Papers of David Pfendler, primarily relating to agriculture, education, and student freedoms and responsibilities. Includes some speeches and papers by Earl Butz; "Comments for Coeds" (a handbook for women students, 1958); information on flag desecration and Students for a Democratic Society; Statewide Educational Programs Committee; and information on women in agriculture. Please see PDF Finding Aid for collection inventory.
Dates: 1941-1973

Dean of Students records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 29
Scope and Contents The Dean of Students records documents the function and day-to-day duties of the Office of the Dean of Students through outgoing correspondence (Date Files), organizational and procedural documents, and other materials. Materials include both paper and electronic record, such as documents, slides, and audiocassettes.
Dates: 1974 - 2000

John H. Ehresman papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 302
Content Description This collection contains materials that belonged to John Ehresman, a student who attended the Purdue Preparatory School in 1893-94 and attended Purdue University during the 1894-1896 academic years. Items include class notes, personal essays, commonplace book, engineering drawings and lab notes. This collection will be helpful to researchers interested in Purdue's early mechanical engineering education curriculum and farming practices of the late 1800s.
Dates: circa 1894-1896

Emersonian Literary Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 142
Scope and Contents The Emersonian Literary Society records documents the activities of the Emersonian Literary Society.  The collection includes records books that document the weekly meetings of the society, as well as membership and included correspondence.  The ephemera portion of the collection documents annual events hosted by the Emersonian and other literary societies, tickets to society events, and Debris clippings about the group.  Unfortunately, there is no documentation of the Emersonian or other...
Dates: 1887 - 1924

Eta Kappa Nu Beta Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 152
Scope and Contents The Eta Kappa Nu Beta Chapter records (1894-2014) document more than a century of student life and activities of the honor society of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. The collection consists of annual reports, meeting minutes, photographs, photo slides and negatives, as well as video cassettes. Of particular interest might be the sub-series of graduating class composites, which frequently identifies the graduating students. Printed photographs of the graduating classes...
Dates: 1894 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1999; Other: Records transferred: 3/29/2016

Office of Future Engineers records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: UA 108
Scope and Contents The Office of Future Engineers records (2000-2014; 0.25 cubic feet) is a collection of recruitment and admission materials published by Purdue University and the College of Engineering. These materials include booklets, pamphlets, brochures, sample admission letters, slides, and other published items. Materials in this collection are organized into a single series, arranged chronologically.
Dates: 2000 - 2014

John M. Gano photo album

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 36, Placement: 16
Identifier: MSA 354
Scope and Contents The John M. Gano photo album contains photos of Gano's family members and other acquaintances and campus scenes of the greater Lafayette area and Battleground.
Dates: 1910 - 1920

Jacqueline Wise Gershman papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 392
Scope and Contents The Jacqueline Wise Gershman papers were created and collected by Gershman and document her time as a student at Purdue University from 1948 until she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1953. Types of materials include dance programs, many from Sigma Eta of Sigma Alpha Mu sorority dances, personal correspondence, photographs, papers, and artifacts related to student life on campus. Also included are reports and class notes from Gershman's invovlement in the science department,...
Dates: 1948 - 2003

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

B. L. Harvey scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 390
Content Description Scrapbook belonging to B.L. (Ben) Harvey of Lafayette, Indiana. The book was originally a ledger, with entries beginning in 1870. Later, it was used as a scrapbook by Harvey while at Purdue University from 1883 to 1889. Harvey appears to have been a student at Purdue from 1885-1888; however, there is not record of him graduating. Pasted on the pages of the ledger are newspaper clippings, ephemera, and articles related to activities at Purdue. Highlights include College Programs and...
Dates: 1870 - 1880

Clifford T. N. Harwood scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 364
Scope and Contents The Clifford T.N. Harwood scrapbook includes news of note from the Lafayette area and nationally, women's concerns, W9XG Purdue TV station, the debate team, Delta Alpha Pi, The Boy's Club, student life, and articles about gender non-conformity.
Dates: circa 1928 - 1937

Amos Heavilon diary

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 290
Scope and Contents The Amos Heavilon diary documents one year in the later stages of the life of Amos Heavilon, Clinton county farmer and businessman. This collection includes personal records, photocopies and a typed transcript of the diary. Also included is a typed, biographical sketch of Mr. Heavilon and his family. Insight into the living conditions of the 1890's is revealed and illustrates that not all were as successful and fortunate as Mr. Heavilon.
Dates: 1892 - 1999; Majority of material found within August 15, 1892 - August 15, 1893

Helen Bass Williams Personnel file

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 45, Placement: 09
Identifier: MSF 494
Abstract Includes Williams' personnel file, biographical information, and posthumously awarded Title IX Distinguished Service Award
Dates: 1968-2012; Other: Majority of material found in 1968-1981

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