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Agricultural Administration Building records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 60, Placement: 17
Identifier: UA 129
Scope and Contents The Agricultural Administration Building records contain three copies of the program for the building's dedication on January 14, 1909.

Albert J. Gowan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 474
Abstract The papers document Albert J. Gowan’s involvement in the design of the Purdue University seal, Purdue centennial material, Krannert logo and cover proposal for Krannert MS in Industrial Administration, along with miscellaneous items, such as press clippings related to the projects.

Anna Akeley papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 496
Abstract The collection contains photographs, awards, and a bound copy of Akeley’s memoirs. The materials document her life and career as a physics instructor at Purdue University

Arthur and Roberta Bitzer papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 17
Identifier: MSA 259
Abstract Purdue University campus scenes/student life, black and white photographs, a schedule card and Class of ’42 buttons from alumni Arthur and Roberta Craig Bitzer.  The material comes from their years as students at Purdue.

Henry C. Balcom collection

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 59, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 325
Abstract Photographs and newspaper clippings documenting Henry C. Balcom's time as a Purdue student circa 1905.

Basil S. Turner papers

 Collection — Box: 1 box
Identifier: MSA 290
Abstract The collection includes correspondence and reports relating to Turner’s contributions to and support of Purdue, as well as published material about him and his time at CTS corporation.

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.

Byron Langdon papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 06
Identifier: MSP 28
Scope and Contents The Byron Langdon papers (1879; 0.1 cubic feet) comprise an original draft of a bill by state Senator Byron W. Langdon passed by the Indiana Legislature in 1879. It authorized the board of commissioners of bench courts in the state to appoint two students to attend the university without tuition and matriculation fee, thus making every county in the state participants in the superior advantages of Purdue. There is also a nameplate stating that the original draft was presented to Purdue...

Campus Art Survey records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 62, Placement: 02
Identifier: UA 142
Scope and Contents The Campus Art Survey records contain reports and inventories of the various paintings and works of art that were present on campus. The reports include the locations of the works of art at that time.

Cary Quadrangle Residence Hall records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 73
Abstract The Cary Quadrangle Residence Hall Records collection consists of records from or dealing with in some capacity the Men’s Residence Cary Quadrangle Residence Hall. Items not apparently related to the residence hall were probably kept as a means to compare and contrast Cary Quadrangle to other halls at Purdue and in other states. The collection consists of photos, event and club materials, proposed and executed budgets, residence directories, maps of the dorm and rooms, correspondence, residence...

Cecil G. Cooley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSA 337
Abstract This collection contains materials that document the life of Cecil George Cooley, in the 1920s. It consists of a 1921 Gala Week booklet, an award for "Scholarship And Athletic Prowess" in the form of a paperweight and a commemorative wooden plaque signifying a fraternity letter.

Charles C. Roberts photographs

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 2, Placement: 01
Identifier: MSA 39
Scope and Contents The Charles C. Roberts photographs (1946-1949; 0.25 cubic feet) documents Roberts’ student and family life as a student at Purdue University from 1946-1949. Included in the collection are photographs of campus buildings such as Cary Quad, Purdue Memorial Union, Hovde Hall and Heavilon Hall. Also included in the collection are photographs of students wearing the Senior Cords. Among the photographs are images of Roberts' family and home life.

Charles M. Romanowitz papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 56, Placement: 07
Identifier: MSA 345
Scope and Contents The Charles M. Romanowitz papers (1907-1971; 0.2 cubic feet) document Charles Romanowitz’s Purdue career, from his application to Purdue in 1907 to a certificate for his sixtieth anniversary of his degree in 1971. The postcards in the collection, adressed to family members and his future wife Ruth Ritchie, are panoramic scenes of Purdue campus. Of particular interest might be his original senior thesis, “Comparative Costs Foundations in 11-story office bldg. (Variation story height).” The...

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...

Class of 1950 Lecture Hall records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 60, Placement: 06
Identifier: UA 117
Scope and Contents The Class of 1950 Lecture Hall records contain a dedication ceremony invitation as well as an information booklet discussing details of the building.

Collection of 1967 Rose Bowl Materials

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 1, Placement: 02
Identifier: MSP 189

Collection of Early Purdue University Publicity materials

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 233
Scope and Contents The Collection of Early Purdue University Publicity materials (1870-1898; .25 cubic feet) comprises promotional pamphlets and broadsides created and distributed by Purdue University to build awareness of the university and encourage enrollment in its academic programs.  Some materials include descriptions of courses of study, tuition and student fees, and information about enrollment and registration deadlines.

Collection of Purdue Diplomas

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 133
Abstract Diplomas documenting academic degrees awarded at Purdue University.

Collection of Student Newspapers at Purdue University

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 99
Abstract Student newspapers documenting student life, unrest, and obscenity controversy.

Cornell A. Bell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 18
Scope and Contents The Cornell A. Bell papers, 1933-2009 (12 cubic feet) document the personal and business life of Dr. Cornell Bell. Materials include photographs and correspondence between Cornell Bell and his students, colleagues, and personal friends. Although there are a few items from Cornell Bell's early life as a child, the majority of the collection documents his personal and business life from the years 1973 to 2007. The collection consists of three main series: papers, photographs, and audiovisual and...

Dauch Alumni Center records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 137
Scope and Contents The Dauch Alumni Center records contain an information booklet describing the center's purpose and offerings to the Purdue Community as well as a floorplan of the building.

David Blood collection of slides of Purdue University

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 54
Scope and Contents The David Blood collection of slides of Purdue University (1959; 0.25 cubic feet) documents David Blood’s trip to Purdue University in 1959. He and his high school class took a train from New Jersey to Lafayette, Indiana. The slides document the trip to Purdue, campus buildings and scenes, the artwork displayed at the convocation, and his trip back to New Jersey. The slides have been kept in their original order. Blood arranged the slides chronologically into four categories: On the way to...

Discovery Park Building records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 60, Placement: 19
Identifier: UA 131
Scope and Contents The Discovery Park Building records contain information on buildings constructed in Discovery Park as well as publications and contributions of Discovery Park to the STEM disciplines.

Earl L. Butz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSF 64
Abstract Documents, photographs, letters, scrapbooks, correspondence, biographical material, speeches, artifacts, and subject files documenting the career of Earl L. Butz as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture from 1971-1976.

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