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Baird Family Papers on John Purdue

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 05
Identifier: MSP 293
Content Description Two letters written by John Purdue to Mrs. Baird and George Mitchell, 1826-1827.

George W. Munro papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 58
Scope and Contents The George W. Munro papers (1826-1970; 3.5 cubic feet) consist of research materials collected by George Munro on John Purdue and the history of Purdue University, as well as Munro's personal papers. The personal papers contain manuscripts and published articles; work related papers, papers and articles related to teaching techniques; and non-work related papers and articles on various literary and timely topics. The papers cover a variety of topics such as Purdue University, John Purdue,...

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...

John McCammon family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 5
Scope and Contents Correspondence, land deeds, receipts and ephemera documenting the business dealings of John Purdue and his associates, as well as correspondence, land deeds and ephemera documenting the efforts of John McCammon on behalf of the heirs of John Purdue to settle his estate. Please see PDF Finding Aid for collection inventory.

John Purdue artifact collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSR 1
Scope and Contents The John Purdue Artifacts Collection [1814-1988; 5.2 cubic feet, 1 oversized box, 2 oversized items] consists of personal items, gifts purchased by, and items associated with John Purdue. Items of note include the death mask created by local dentist Anderson M. Moore upon the death of Purdue; a partial set of wedding china purchased by Purdue for his business partner Lazarus M. Brown; a flag used by the Purdue Rifles, a Civil War militia that Purdue founded; and personal items owned by John...

John Purdue newspaper collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 4
Abstract Newspapers John Purdue purchased while traveling the country.

John Purdue papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 3
Scope and Contents The John Purdue Papers [1814-1897; two cubic feet plus one oversized box] document the life and business career of John Purdue, as well as the business activities of his associates. There are very few items of a personal nature in the Papers; mainly, they document the day-to-day business affairs of John Purdue, as well as several other men who were his business partners and who carried on the Purdue-related firms after Purdue’s death in 1876. Types of materials include: correspondence, printed...

Vater Family scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 236
Scope and Contents The Vater Family scrapbooks compiled by Septimus Vater and Williamson Dunn Vater primarily contain newspaper clippings related to Indiana politics and elections as well as obituaries and sports analysis from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Warranty deed signed by John Purdue giving land to the State of Indiana for use by Purdue University

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 244
Scope and Contents One document, a warranty land deed signed by John Purdue, giving land to the State of Indiana for use by Purdue University, August 1876.