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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

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.
Dates: January 14, 1909

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
Dates: circa 1890-2003; Other: Date acquired: 03/10/2005

Neil A. Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 5
Scope and Contents The Neil A. Armstrong papers document the military, aeronautics, astronautics, teaching and corporate business career of Neil A. Armstrong. The papers also feature items from Armstrong's youth and education. The collection includes but is not limited to documents, coursework, working papers, subject files, correspondence, writings, speeches, recordings, photographs and newspaper clippings. The papers are divided into eighteen series, and further information on the scope and content of the...
Dates: 1671 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1960 - 2012

Purdue University Astronauts collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 168
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Astronauts collection consists of items relating to Purdue's alumni astronauts that had been collected by various donors before the advent of the Barron Hilton Flight and Space Exploration Archives. Included are newspaper clippings, Purdue University News Service press releases that had been written in regards to Neil A. Armstrong and Apollo 11, and various newspapers with Apollo 11 headlines and related clippings. Also included are Purdue University related publications...
Dates: 1965 - 2003

Henry C. Balcom collection

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 59: Series Series 6; Series UA 154, Series 1, Placement: 03
Identifier: MSA 325
Abstract Photographs and newspaper clippings documenting Henry C. Balcom's time as a Purdue student circa 1905.
Dates: 1905 - 1946; Majority of material found within 1905 - 1909; Other: Date acquired: 07/08/2014

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...
Dates: 1933 - 2008; Other: Majority of material found within 1973 - 2007

Arthur and Roberta Bitzer papers

 Collection — Box Communal Collections 3: Series Series 1, Placement: 17
Identifier: MSA 259
Scope and Contents The Arthur and Roberta Bitzer photographs, schedule card and buttons are from the Bitzer's time as students at Purdue University. Types of materials include: black and white photographs of campus scenes and student life, a schedule card and buttons.
Dates: 1937 - 1942

James Blakesley Collection on the Class of 1950

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 28
Scope and Contents The James Blakesley Collection on the Class of 1950 contains memorabilia from the Class of 1950's days at Purdue. Types of material includes printed material; dance cards, newspaper clippings, event programs and playbills, along with photographs, record albums and artifacts.
Dates: 1946 - 2007; Other: Majority of material found within 1946 - 1950

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.
Dates: 1965 - 1971

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...
Dates: 1959

Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 6
Scope and Contents The Roy D. Bridges Jr. papers document the extensive Air Force and NASA career of Roy D. Bridges Jr.The papers include but are not limited to, artifacts, audio visual material, awards, books, briefs and records, certificates, clippings, clothing, correspondence, diaries, documents, flight logs, flight checklists and data files, along with Bridges' pilot kneeboard notes, medals, mementos, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, textbooks, research papers, and working paper...
Dates: 1950 - 2013

Purdue Building Report records

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 62, Placement: 04
Identifier: UA 144
Scope and Contents The Purdue Building Report records contain a report completed in 1930 discussing the conditions of the buildings and classrooms at Purdue University, and the possible effect they may have on instruction at the University. Two fire protection reports are also included within the collection.
Dates: 1930 - 1935

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.
Dates: 1945 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1971 - 1976

William J. Cable papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 36
Scope and Contents The William J. Cable papers document Cable's involvement in the 1955 General Electric Mathematics Fellowships for Secondary School Teachers which took place June 20 through July 30, 1955 at Purdue University. It also contains later issues of G.E.M.F. News, a roster of participants from 1953-1958, and pamphlets, brochures and booklets from engineering and mathematics departments of several universities. The collection also consists of photographs William Cable took of the Purdue campus in 1955,...
Dates: 1954 - 1958

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.
Dates: 1938 - 1958

Arthur Horace Carter papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSF 488
Overview The collection includes architectural sketches and blueprints, correspondence, artwork, and a photo album; it spans from Carter’s time at Ohio State University to his tenure at Purdue University.
Dates: 1916 - 1969; Other: Majority of material found in 1920s, 1960s

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...
Dates: 1939 - 2005

Eugene A. Cernan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 288
Scope and Contents The Eugene A. Cernan papers document the military, aeronautics, and astronautics career of Eugene A. Cernan, as well as his subsequent professional and public activities. The papers also feature records pertaining to Cernan's youth, family, and education. The collection includes but is not limited to artifacts, audiovisual recordings, awards, books, certificates, coins, correspondence, documents, mission patches, newspaper clippings, photographs, plaques, publications, scrapbooks, speeches,...
Dates: 1934 - 2016; Majority of material found within 1956 - 2012

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

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.
Dates: 1990

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 Early Purdue University publicity materials

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 233
Scope and Contents The Collection of Early Purdue University publicity materials 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.
Dates: 1878 - 1898

Collection of Purdue Diplomas

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 133
Abstract Diplomas documenting academic degrees awarded at Purdue University.
Dates: 1879 - 1913

Collection of Student Newspapers at Purdue University

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 99
Abstract Student newspapers documenting student life, unrest, and obscenity controversy.
Dates: 1939-2008; Date acquired: 08/03/2011

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