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Horton B. Knoll papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 521
Scope and Contents The Horton B. Knoll papers (1865 – 1981; 5.80 cubic feet) document Knoll’s research, working papers, notes and typescripts for his books, A record of a university in the war years, 1941-1945, published in 1947, and The Story of Purdue Engineering, published in 1963. Also included among the papers is research material, working papers, notes and information related to Purdue presidents Owen, Smart, Stone Elliott and Hovde. There is also information Knoll compiled for his intended biography of...

New Harmony collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 145
Scope and Contents The New Harmony Collection (1820-1980s) 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.

Richard Owen papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 59
Scope and Contents The Richard Owen papers (1866-1878; 0.1 cubic feet) document the life and career of Richard Owen, his correspondence, and his administrative recommendations to the Purdue University Trustees. They include materials from Owen’s time at Indiana University and Owen’s tenure as President of Purdue. They also show Owen’s various professions as geologist, professor, and administrator. Types of materials include: books, reports, and letters. Owen’s diary records his daily affairs from 1873-1878. ...